Fruit Production (HORT 23.3)

Recent/Current Offerings

Syllabus / Public content Section Term Instructor
HORT 23 W02 January 2018 Ellen Misfeldt
HORT 23 W02 January 2017 Ellen Misfeldt
HORT 23 W06 January 2017
HORT 23 W02 January 2016
HORT 23 W06 January 2016


Course topics include: role of prairie climate in large-scale fruit production; plant breeding and cold hardiness; flowering and fruit development; fruit growth, thinning and maturity indices; harvesting techniques; and concepts of postharvest storage are briefly discussed. In addition, site selection, orchard establishment, planting, and frost protection are addressed. Pruning & grafting are also covered. Fruit crops include apples, plums, pears, strawberries, raspberries, currants and Saskatoon berries.


It is h4 class="course_details"ly recommended that students complete Applied Botany before registering for Fruit Production.

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