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Fruit tree production
Code: G2403-
Teacher:  Lucio Brancadoro
Year: 
Term: 
CFU: 
CFU subdivision: Lectures: 6
Basic aims:  The main topic of the class is to understand the morphology
and phyiology of woody plants, their origin, the distribution of
their production and commercial uses of cultivated fruit, wood
and ornamental trees.
Acquired skills:  The skills acquired in the "Fruit Tree Production" class are the
planning and management of fruit tree farms, nurseries,
ornamentals, gardens, urban parks.
Course contents:  Morphology, biology and physiology of roots, shoots, leaves,
flowers and fruits and their relationships. agronomical
techniques of fruit trees growing.
Program:  -Origin, distribution of their production and commercial uses
of cultivated fruit, wood and ornamental trees. Statistics and
economy of Italian and European production.-Morphology and
physiology of roots, shoots, leaves, flowers and fruits and
their relat
Prerequisites:  Basal knowledge of Botany and Plant Physiology
Preparatory instructions:  Advised: Botany, Biochemistry and Plant Physiology
Learning materials:  - Sansavini S. (editor). 2012. Arboricoltura generale. Patron
Editore.Bologna.
-Tromp J., Webster A.D., Wethaim S.J. (Editors). 2005.
Fundamentals of Temperate Zone Tree Production. Backuys
Publishers, Leiden.
-E. Baldini . 1986. Arboricoltura generale CLUEB, Bologna. R.
Valli. 2000. Arboricoltura generale e speciale, Edagricole,
Bologna.
-G. Montagna, P. Lassini. Gli alberi e il bosco. Reg. Lombardia,
Az. Reg. delle Foreste.
Other info:  Oral examination.
Teaching language:Italian
http://www.diprove.unimi.it/didattica.html
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