Postharvest Physiology and Technology of Fresh Horticultural Crops

Estimated cost: R10 001 – R20 000
Field Of Study: Horticulture
Department Name: Horticultural Science


This 3-day course focuses on the underlying principles of postharvest physiology and technology applicable for the postharvest handling of a wide range of South African crops, including deciduous fruit, citrus, vegetables, ornamentals and fresh cut flowers. The aim of the course is for attendees to understand the basic principles that govern postharvest fresh produce quality in order for them to implement this knowledge in practice to maintain product quality and to prevent losses in the postharvest handling chain.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 3 days
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: A Van Niekerk
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 808 3967
Latest Year Offered: 2020