Topics to be presented include, matching the tropical and subtropical fruit crops to local environmental conditions as well as plant space and size management and low-input cultural practices for small holdings (nutrient, water, and pruning). Simple tactics for potential off-season cropping will also be discussed.
Presenter - Dr. Jonathan Crane, is the Tropical Fruit Crop Specialist with the University of Florida, IFAS, Tropical Research and Education Center, Homestead, FL. He has a Ph.D. in Horticulture from the University of Florida. Dr. Jonathan has 30 years experience with production systems for tropical fruit crops and primarily provides information and programs for local producers.