HRT 501 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: HRT 501

COURSE TITLE: Vegetable crops production

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: Two Hours Lecture and Two Hours Practicals per week.

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Professor F. O. Olasantan

Email: olasantan@yahoo.com

Office Location:

Other Lecturers: Dr. E. A. Makinde and Dr. A. W. Salau.

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Principles and practices of vegetable crops production. Major classes of vegetables- indigenous, exotic and wild vegetables. Factors influencing site selection – climatic and soil requirements. Field establishment, management, cultural practices. Processing, storage and marketing. Problems of vegetable production.

Practical: Raising vegetable transplants in the nursery. Seed identification.  Fresh produce identification. Visit to appropriate establishments.

 

HRT 501 Lecture Note

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