Week 5 Notes
Week 5 Notes 3020
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Nicole Encardes on Friday February 12, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 3020 at University of Georgia taught by Anish Malladi in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Fruit Crops in Agriculture and Forestry at University of Georgia.
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Date Created: 02/12/16
2-8-16 Monday, February 8, 2016 10:10 AM Growing season o Is affected by local environmental factors and presence of water bodies o Determines the crop and variety of the crop that can be grown o Can be extended by alternative methods Ex: high tunnels Rainfall, humidity, temperature, and sunlight o Rainfall determines if irrigation is necessary You need to have access to water if rainfall isn't enough o Humidity can impact pest and disease problems o Temperature regulates fruit growth o Temperature also impacts fruit maturity characteristics Affects how the pollen tube grows and the ripening process o Sunlight determines extent of photosynthesis Proximity to water bodies o Irrigation available o Protection from wide temperature fluctuations - lake effect Avoiding spring freeze Extension of growing season Proximity to market o Based on what kind of farm Retail vs wholesale o Agritourism More $$$$ Propagation o Sexual propagation By seed More variable Few fruit crops: coconut, coffee o Asexual propagation True to type Many methods Helps avoid compatibility issues Avoids non-viable seeds Reduces time to flowering/fruiting Most temperate fruit crops 2-10-16 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:15 AM Asexual propagation o Grafting Whip and tongue Saddle Cleft Bark-inlay o Budding o Cutting o Runners, suckers o Layering o Micropropagation (tissue culture) 2-12-16 Friday, February 12, 2016 10:10 AM Budding o Chip budding Almonds, apple, pear o T-budding Apricots, cherries Cuttings o Softwood Brambles, blueberry, olive o Semi-hardwood Peaches o Hardwood Blueberry, grape, olive o Root cuttings brambles
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