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B Sc. courses 

Cod/No.                      Name                                                  Hours

PPS 105                     Plant Production Systems                        2

308 PPS                      Plant Tissue Culture                                2

321 PPS                      Production of Fruit Trees                        3

324 PPS                      Production of Date palm and Dates        2

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PPS 105: Plant Production Systems 2(2+0)

An introduction to plant production covering plant environment and its effects on production. Cultural practices. Cropping systems (field crops - horticultural crops). Controlled environment agriculture systems. Recent trends in plant production.     

PPS 308: Plant Tissue Culture 2(1+1)

Introduction to tissue culture. Establishment of tissue culture lab. Formulation of nutrient media. Extraction and preparation of explants. Environmental factors affecting invitro culture. Regeneration and hardening of plantlets. Application of tissue culture techniques in some agricultural crops.                                    

PPS 321: Production of Fruit Trees 3(2+1)

Environmental requirements for growth and fruiting of evergreen and deciduous fruit trees. Establishment of orchards and cultural practices. Important tree species and cultivars that could be grown under the environmental conditions in different regions in the Kingdom. [Course Profile] (Instructor 1, 2)

PPS 324: Production of Date Palm and Dates 2(1+1)

Date palm economic importance. Growth habit. Flowering, fruiting and propagation. Establishment of orchards and cultural practices. Important cultivars grown in different regions in the Kingdom. Fruit harvest, quality and chemical composition. Preservation, packaging and storage of dates

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 Master degree courses:   

Cod/No.              Name                                                 Hours                                

PLPR 518    Evergreen fruits                                                      2

PLPR 519    Deciduous fruits                                                       2

PLPR 520    Fruittrees physiology                                               2

PLPR 526     Fruit tree propagation                                             2

PLPR 527     New technologies in date palm production              2

PLPR 527     New technologies in date palm production              2

PLPR 528     Fruits of dry and semi-dry zones                             2

PLPR 529     Fruits of tropical and sub-tropical zones 2

PLPR 530     Breeding of fruit trees                                              2

592 PLPR     Special Studies                                                          2

600 PLPR     Research and Thesis

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 PLPR 518               Evergreen Fruits                                          2

Economic importance - growth, flowering, fruiting habits -environmental conditions - propagation methods - agricultural practices (irrigation, fertilization pruning, thinning, disease and pest control) - harvesting - important species and cultivars. 

PLPR 519      Deciduous Fruits                                         2

Economic importance - growth, flowering, fruiting habits -environmental conditions - propagation methods - agricultural practices (irrigation, fertilization pruning, thinning, disease and pest control) - harvesting - important species and cultivars. 

PLPR 520     Fruit tree physiology                                             2

Effects of environmental conditions on tree physiology -  Effects of tree physiology on growth, flowering, fruit set and fruiting - stages of fruit tree growth - dormancy - abscission - overcome nutrients deficiency - use of growth regulators to enhance fruit production.  

PLPR 526     Fruit tree propagation                                          2

Nursery establishment - propagation facilities - stander characteristics of nursery stocks - certified mother plant plots - fruit tree propagation methods - sexual propagation (seeds) - asexual propagation (cutting, budding, grafting, layering, ..etc.), tissue culture - fruit tree rootstocks. 

PLPR 527     New technologies in date palm production        2

Origin - economic importance - morphology and anatomy -  environmental requirements - propagation methods - orchard establishment - irrigation and fertilization - pollination and male selection -  pruning and thinning - support of inflorescences - fruit harvesting and handling - cultivars - utilize the secondary products of date palms. 

PLPR 528     Fruits of dry and semi-dry zones                         2

Geographical distribution of dry and semi-dry zones - environmental conditions - origin - economic importance - plant characteristics - environmental requirements - propagation - orchard establishment - agricultural practices (irrigation, fertilization, pruning, .. etc.), important species and cultivars.

Fruits include: fig, pomegranate, date palm, olive, guava, nabq, sugar apple, prickly pear, carob, doum palm, tropical almond and jojoba, .. etc.   

PLPR 529     Fruits of tropical and sub-tropical zones 2

Geographical distribution of tropical and sub-tropical zones - environmental conditions - origin - economic importance - plant characteristics - environmental requirements – propagation - orchard establishment - agricultural practices (irrigation, fertilization, .. etc.), important species and cultivars.

Fruits include: citrus, mango, banana, coconut palm, oil palm, papaya, pine apple, mangosteen, crambola, coffee, cacao, kiwi, ..etc.  

PLPR 530     Breeding of fruit trees                                           2

Purposes of breeding fruit trees - methods of breeding fruit trees - mutations - genetic engineering - breeding for abiotic stresses - fruit trees rootstocks.

 

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