Controlled Environment Agriculture Center

Research, Instruction & Extension for Producing Crops
With Sustainability, Efficiency & Eco-Friendliness

ONLINE HYDROPONIC GREENHOUSE

TOMATO PRODUCTION IN-SERVICE TRAINING

 

Please Contact Aaron Tevik at atevik@email.arizona.edu to register or if you have any questions.

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Schedule of Online In-Service Training Lectures:

 MONDAY January 4, 2016 – Tomato

11:00 – 12:00pm         Greenhouse set-up (Chapter 3) – CEAC Classroom

·         Basic components including environmental settings

·         Crop layout

·         Crop scheduling

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm       Crop maintenance – Emphasis on tomatoes (Chapter 3) – CEAC Classroom

·         Training & pruning

·         Physiological disorders – leaves, stems, trusses (briefly, fruit)

·         Factors controlling plant architecture

TUESDAY January 5, 2016 – Tomato 

1:00 – 2:30 pm            Flowers, pollination and the fruit – CEAC Classroom

·         Bee hives / bee management (Chapter 7)

·         Cluster maintenance (Chapter 8)

·         Fruit problems (fresh fruit & Chapter 3)

·         Harvest / grading / storage (Chapter 8)

WEDNESDAY January 6, 2016 – Tomato  

9:15 – 12:00 pm          Plant protection – CEAC Classroom (Chapter 4)

·         Introduction to the pests: Insects, Mites & Diseases

·         Integrated pest management (IPM)

THURSDAY January 7, 2016 – 

9:15 – 11:00 am          Plant nutrition basics – CEAC Classroom

·         Tomato nutrients & deficiencies (Chapter 9)

·         Nutrient delivery systems (Chapter 10)