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Fruit Production Warm Climate BHT217 Course Online

Why Study this Fruit Production Warm Climate Course?

If you want to learn about the different varieties of edible fruits that grows in warm climates, or if you’re interested in growing and producing them, then this course is perfect for you! This online fruit production warm climate course is that and more. This course will teach you how to establish an orchard, the various types of warm climate fruit crops, what suitable type of fruit to grow, the nutrition they need, and the way to market the fruits produced.

Tropical Fruit Production Course Online

Fruit growing in tropical and sub-tropical climates

This tropical fruit production course is similar to the temperate fruit course, but adapted to cover tropical and sub-tropical conditions. The course includes sections on Avocados, Pineapples, Macadamias, Paw Paws and Cashews.  If you’re dreaming of a tree change to a tropical fruit farm, you already work with tropical fruits or just want to grow some this course is for you.

  • Learn more about warm climate fruit production.
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Work with highly experienced and qualified tutors

Course Aims

  • Identify different types of fruit crops, which can be successfully grown in a specific region.
  • Explain the nature of the fruit industry in a specific region.
  • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops.
  • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard.
  • Formulate appropriate methods for marketing specific fruit crops grown in your locality.
  • Develop a calendar for cultural management of a fruit plantation, or orchard.

Course Outline

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction To Warm Climate Fruit Growing
    • Deciding what to grow
    • Where to get helpful informationm and start networking
    • Scope of Warm Fruit Growing -Review of main groups: Citrus, Berries, Nuts, Vines, Other fruits.
    • Understanding plant naming
    • Review of tropical fruit families:Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Apocynaceae, Bombaceae, Bursaraceae, Ebenaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Flacourtiaceae, Guttiferae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Malpighiaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Musaceae, Myrtaceae, Oxalidaceae, Palmae, Pasifloraceae, Proteaceae, Rhamnaceae,Rubiaceae,Rutaceae, Sapindaceae.
    • The botany of a fruit
    • Types of Fruits
  2. Establishing An Orchard
    • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard
    • Site considerations -choosing a site
    • Understanding Soils and Nutrition
    • Soil Testing
    • Several warm climate fruits are then reviewed including: Avocado Banana, Citrus, Cocao, Coffee, Macadamia and Paw Paw
  3. General Cultural Practices
    • Fertilsers and Nutrition
    • Pest and Disease -determining and managing problems
    • What problems occur on what fruit plants
    • Weed control
    • Frost and sun protection
    • Drainage
    • Pruning
  4. Tree Fruits
    • Avocado
    • Banana
    • Star Fruit (Carambola)
    • Custard Apple
    • Durian
    • Jackfruit
    • Lychee
    • Mango
    • Mangosteen
    • Rambutan
    • Sapodila
    • White Sapote
    • Paw Paw
  5. Nuts, Vines and Berries
    • Strawberry
    • Solanum
    • Pepino
    • Tamarillo
    • Lilly Pilly
    • Passionfruit
    • Coconut
    • Macadamia
    • Peanut
    • Pecan
    • Pistacio
    • Cashew
    • Brazil Nut
  6. Citrus and other Fruits
    • Suitability to different climates.
    • Grapefruit
    • Mandarin
    • Tangelo
    • Sweet Orange
    • Meyer Lemon and other Lemons
    • Limes
    • Figs
    • Olives
    • Guava
    • Pineapple
    • Pomegranate, Persimmon, Quandong etc
  7. Cultural Management Of A Fruit Plantation or Orchard
    • Flow charting a crop
  8. Marketing Your Produce
    • Considering marketing options
    • Market Research
    • Maintaining marketing standards and selling

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  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

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    Why Study this Fruit Production Warm Climate Course?

    If you want to learn about the different varieties of edible fruits that grows in warm climates, or if you’re interested in growing and producing them, then this course is perfect for you! This online fruit production warm climate course is that and more. This course will teach you how to establish an orchard, the various types of warm climate fruit crops, what suitable type of fruit to grow, the nutrition they need, and the way to market the fruits produced.

    Tropical Fruit Production Course Online

    Fruit growing in tropical and sub-tropical climates

    This tropical fruit production course is similar to the temperate fruit course, but adapted to cover tropical and sub-tropical conditions. The course includes sections on Avocados, Pineapples, Macadamias, Paw Paws and Cashews.  If you’re dreaming of a tree change to a tropical fruit farm, you already work with tropical fruits or just want to grow some this course is for you.

    • Learn more about warm climate fruit production.
    • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
    • Work with highly experienced and qualified tutors

    Course Aims

    • Identify different types of fruit crops, which can be successfully grown in a specific region.
    • Explain the nature of the fruit industry in a specific region.
    • Determine the cultural requirements for different fruit crops.
    • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard.
    • Formulate appropriate methods for marketing specific fruit crops grown in your locality.
    • Develop a calendar for cultural management of a fruit plantation, or orchard.

    Course Outline

    There are 8 lessons in this course:

    1. Introduction To Warm Climate Fruit Growing
      • Deciding what to grow
      • Where to get helpful informationm and start networking
      • Scope of Warm Fruit Growing -Review of main groups: Citrus, Berries, Nuts, Vines, Other fruits.
      • Understanding plant naming
      • Review of tropical fruit families:Anacardiaceae, Annonaceae, Apocynaceae, Bombaceae, Bursaraceae, Ebenaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Flacourtiaceae, Guttiferae, Lauraceae, Lecythidaceae, Malpighiaceae, Meliaceae, Moraceae, Musaceae, Myrtaceae, Oxalidaceae, Palmae, Pasifloraceae, Proteaceae, Rhamnaceae,Rubiaceae,Rutaceae, Sapindaceae.
      • The botany of a fruit
      • Types of Fruits
    2. Establishing An Orchard
      • Develop a plan for the establishment of an orchard
      • Site considerations -choosing a site
      • Understanding Soils and Nutrition
      • Soil Testing
      • Several warm climate fruits are then reviewed including: Avocado Banana, Citrus, Cocao, Coffee, Macadamia and Paw Paw
    3. General Cultural Practices
      • Fertilsers and Nutrition
      • Pest and Disease -determining and managing problems
      • What problems occur on what fruit plants
      • Weed control
      • Frost and sun protection
      • Drainage
      • Pruning
    4. Tree Fruits
      • Avocado
      • Banana
      • Star Fruit (Carambola)
      • Custard Apple
      • Durian
      • Jackfruit
      • Lychee
      • Mango
      • Mangosteen
      • Rambutan
      • Sapodila
      • White Sapote
      • Paw Paw
    5. Nuts, Vines and Berries
      • Strawberry
      • Solanum
      • Pepino
      • Tamarillo
      • Lilly Pilly
      • Passionfruit
      • Coconut
      • Macadamia
      • Peanut
      • Pecan
      • Pistacio
      • Cashew
      • Brazil Nut
    6. Citrus and other Fruits
      • Suitability to different climates.
      • Grapefruit
      • Mandarin
      • Tangelo
      • Sweet Orange
      • Meyer Lemon and other Lemons
      • Limes
      • Figs
      • Olives
      • Guava
      • Pineapple
      • Pomegranate, Persimmon, Quandong etc
    7. Cultural Management Of A Fruit Plantation or Orchard
      • Flow charting a crop
    8. Marketing Your Produce
      • Considering marketing options
      • Market Research
      • Maintaining marketing standards and selling

    Send me free info pack

      Enrol Now

      • Experienced Tutor support
      • Certificate sent to you
      • Online study (Printed notes available)
      • Self paced - no set timetable
      • 12 months to complete course

      From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

      Clear

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