Tropical Fruticulture

Credits: 4

Responsible: Prof. PhD. Evandro Henrique Schinor

Summary: Characteristics and economic importance of tropical fruticulture. Planning and installation of orchards. Cultural practices in fruticulture. Improvement methods. Main pests and diseases. Fruit harvesting and post-harvesting technology. Commercialization of the main tropical fruit trees: avocado, pineapple, banana, citrus, guava, papaya, mango and passion fruit.