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.

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)