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Tropical Research And Education Center

Tropical Research And Education Center

Tropical Fruit Production & Research (HOS5555)

An intensive 5-1/2 week intensive graduate-level course on the horticulture and physiology of tropical and subtropical fruit production in Florida. Numerous field site visits. The course is taught at the Tropical Research and Education Center, Homestead.

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2012 class with Gene Joyner, Unbelievable Acres Botanic Gardens, W. Palm Beach

2014 class visiting with Alfredo Gomez, longan production, Homestead

2016 class visiting with Alex Perez, pitaya production, Homestead

class visiting the Mango Factory mango farm on Pine Island

2018 Class visiting the Mango Factory, mango farm, Pine Island

Program Faculty

Dr. Jonathan H. Crane
Associate Center Director & Professor
Horticultural Sciences Department



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