This course introduces students to horticultural and agronomic crops they should be familiar with in serving small-scale farmers in the tropics and subtropics. It exposes students to categories of crops including annual and perennial vegetables, fruits, multipurpose trees, and green manure/cover crops. Information is taught in sufficient detail to help students match crops to tropical climates and equip them with practical skills in growing important tropical food plants.
Course DetailsLevel: Master's Level
Credit hours: 1
Term(s) course is offered: Year-term
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor
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