SRJC Course Outlines

5/24/2024 5:46:05 AMVIT 123 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  VIT 123Title:  SPRING BUD & GRAFT  
Full Title:  Spring Budding & Grafting
Last Reviewed:9/27/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled9.001 max.Lecture Scheduled9.00
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total9.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  18.00Total Student Learning Hours: 27.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 281.10

Catalog Description:
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Spring season budding and grafting. Covers methods used to graft over rootstocks and in existing vineyards.  


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Spring season budding and grafting. Covers methods used to graft over rootstocks and in existing vineyards.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Explain the physiology of callus formation for grafting/budding success.
2.  Describe various budding and grafting methods, including a recommendation for each as to the appropriateness of choice and the proper timing.
3.  Demonstrate effective chip budding techniques.
4.  Recognize scion-rootstock incompatability and take appropriate action.

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Differentiate between sexual and asexual propagation.
2. Compare and contrast various grapevine propagation methods.
3. Discuss the purpose of budding and grafting for vineyard production.
4. Describe various budding and grafting methods used to graft over
rootstocks or existing vineyards and discuss the advantages and
disadvantages of each.
5. Describe the physiology and morphology of internal and external budwood
6. Determine compatibility of vine and rootstock to avoid grafting
7. Store and sanitize budwood.
8. Properly prepare rootstocks and vines for budding and grafting.
9. Practice appropriate post grafting plant care.

Topics and Scope
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I. Grapevine Propagation
 A. Sexual
 B. Asexual
II. Overview of Grapevine Propagation Methods
III. Purpose of Budding and Grafting
IV. Budding and Grafting Methods
 A. Field budding
 B. "T" budding
 C. Grafting
 D. Bench grafting
 E. Advantages and disadvantages of each method
V. Budwood
 A. Physiology and morphology of budwood
    1. External structure
    2. Internal structure
 B. Collection
 C. Sanitation
 D. Storage
 E. Certified budwood vs. field selections
VI. Incompatibility Concerns
 A. Genetic
 B. Virus diseases
 C. Fungal diseases
VII. Preparation for Grafting and Budding
 A. Timeliness
 B. Irrigation
 C. Fertilization
VIII. Post Grafting Care
 A. Irrigation
 B. Fertilization
 C. New shoots training
IX. Demonstration in the Vineyard  

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1. Compile field notes from vineyard demonstrations.
2. Reading: 10-25 pages.
3. Final exam.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 40%
Field notes.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Short answer.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 10%
Attendance and participation in class activities.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Grafting and Budding- A Practical Guide for Fruit and Not Plants, W.J. Lewis and D. Alexander, Landlinks Press, second ed., 2009
Instructor prepared materials.

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