Horticultural Sciences Department

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Course HOS 5330

Postharvest Technologies for Horticultural Crops

HOS 5330, Section 0101

Thursdays, Periods 9, 10 (4:05 – 6:00 PM)

2318 Fifield Hall


Steven A. Sargent, Ph.D., Professor                                           

Horticultural Sciences Department

1211 Fifield Hall, campus



Mark A. Ritenour, Ph.D., Associate Professor 

Indian River Research & Education Center

2199 S. Rock Road, Ft. Pierce FL 34945



Office Hours – Sargent and Ritenour:

Thursdays 3:00-3:45 PM on class days, or by appointment.

Course Technical Assistant: Adrian Berry, adberry@ufl.edu

Course Website: Materials, resources and assignments will be accessible at: http://irrec.ifas.ufl.edu/postharvest/HOS5330.shtml

Prerequisite: HOS 5085 suggested. Open to graduate students, and to upper-division undergraduate students (with instructor consent).

Description: Intensive study of current technologies and procedures for harvesting and handling fresh fruit, vegetable, and ornamental crops grown in Florida. Requires field trip during spring break. Offered spring semesters.