ERIC Number: ED242882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Orchard Management: Horticultural Practices for Peace Corps Volunteers. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Reprint R-31.
Development and Resources Corp.
This manual is intended for use by Peace Corps volunteers as a resource for gaining an understanding and knowledge of basic horticultural principles and practices of orchard management. Addressed in the individual units of instructional text are orchard soils; botany of horticultural plants; insect and disease control in orchards; pome, stone, citrus, vine, and tropical fruits; and nuts. Appendixes to the manual contain a series of practical exercises dealing with photosynthesis, plant reproduction, and transpiration. (MN)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills, Botany, Guidelines, Horticulture, Learning Activities, Pests, Photosynthesis, Plant Growth, Plant Identification, Plant Pathology, Plant Propagation, Postsecondary Education, Rural Development, Soil Science, Vocational Education, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
Authoring Institution: Development and Resources Corp.
Identifiers: Fruits; Orchard Management