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2023 Principles of Fruit & Nut Tree Growth, Cropping & Management

March 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am - March 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


Understanding the fundamentals of tree biology is essential to making sound orchard management and business decisions in the tree fruit and nut industry. However, access to educational courses on basic fruit and nut tree biology and how it relates to agronomic practices is limited. Our course incorporates lectures and field demonstrations to provide information on all aspects of basic plant biology and the relationship between plant biology and nuts and fruit orchard management.

Course lectures will be held in the UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center and field demonstration will take place in the UC Davis Teaching Orchards. An optional four-day field trip will be held March 20- March 23, 2023 for an additional fee. This field trip will provide a view of fruit and nut breeding, growing, and processing facilities throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys.

Registration is now open.

Enrollment fees will cover classroom instruction, all course materials, coffee breaks, lunches, and evening social. Reservations will be accepted on a first paid, first enrolled basis.

  • $1,595 for Week 1
  • $2,595 for Week 1 and Week 2

Registration is requested no later than March 1st, 2023.


March 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am
March 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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UC Davis Fruit & Nut Research & Information Center
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UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center
760 Orchard Rd
Davis, CA 95616 United States
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