This module offers students with the study of morphology of coffee plants & is geared towards those who are planning to go into coffee farming. This course helps students to grow quality coffee and teaches them the proper methods of site selection, study of micro –climates and its effects on coffee quality and also teaches them how different types of varietals respond to different micro-climates. The farming module offers students with a comprehensive knowledge of a cycle of coffee from seed to a tree. It includes topics such as nursery setup, seedbed practices, site selection, crop management, nutrient management, shade planning, coffee tree pruning techniques, soil and water management and disease and pest management. Students in this course will be expected to work in teams to develop various farming calendars and perform various assessments.

Lead Instructor: Dr. Raj Kumar Banjara, Q Grader & AST

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