Ajay Nair

Ajay Nair

Department of Horticulture

Teaching Responsibilities
Horticulture 376– Fundamentals of Field Production of Horticultural Food Crops. An introduction to theoretical and practical knowledge required for successfully producing fruit and vegetable crops. Topics include: site selection, soil techniques, irrigation management, equipment and tools, integrated pest management, season extension strategies, postharvest handling and food safety, marketing, and basic business planning.

Horticulture 471– Vegetable Production and Management (crop classification; planting
methods; soil, water, and pest management; organic production; cover cropping; crop rotation; season extension strategies; postharvest handling/management and marketing)

Horticulture 493– Online Distance Education course on vegetable production and
management for growers, agricultural professionals, vocational agriculture teachers, and extension educators