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Crop Courses

Courses in Crops: Crops can be harvested for food, livestock fodder and even fuel. They can grow in the harshest of conditions and still provide food for billions of people and animals worldwide. It is important that we understand all aspects of crops including the conditions they can or cannot tolerate, the life-cycle of crops and even how we can help create stronger and more resistant crops to keep-up with the demand of human beings. Our horticultural courses in crops cover everything from berry production to organic vegetable growing.

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Berry Production BHT309

Learn how to produce excellent berries! For the enthusiast or commercial grower, covering all aspects of the care & cultivation of common, and uncommon, berry fruit; with the opportunity to specialise to some degree in one type of berry. Berry fruits are popular the world over. Some berries are grown widely, in different climates and […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£345 Qualification: Certificate
Cut Flower Bulbs BHT317

Become an expert at growing bulbs! A course for the enthusiast or commercial bulb grower, with ten lessons. Learn to grow bulbs as a flower crop indoors (in a greenhouse) or in an open field. This course is designed to develop your ability to select and cultivate appropriate varieties of bulbs as cut flowers, in […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Cut Flower Orchids VHT240

Learn how to produce cut flower orchids successfully! Orchids occur naturally from very cold temperate climates through to tropical locations; and provided you choose appropriate species and treat them according to location, it is feasible to grow orchids as cut flowers almost anywhere. Orchids are one of the most commercially viable cut flower crops (partially […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Cut Flower Production BHT221

Learn the skills necesary to become a commercial cut flower grower. Cut flower growing has experienced rapid expansion in recent decades, resulting in increased demand for training in the skills and knowledge required by this industry in increasingly affluent countries. This course provides a thorough basic training for the commercial cut flower grower. Course Structure […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Fruit Production - Temperate Climate BHT218

Fruit growing! – expand your knowledge. An eight lesson course that starts by introducing the fruit growing industry, and moves through most of the skills needed for successful fruit growing in a serious way. Topics covered include management, soils, planting, irrigation, pruning, cultural practices (including pest control), pome and stone fruits, and various vines, fruit […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Fruit Production - Warm Climate BHT217

Expand you understanding of tropical and sub tropical fruit growing. Similar to the temperate fruit course, but adapted to cover tropical and sub-tropical conditions. The course includes sections on Avocados, Pineapples, Macadamias, Paw Paws and Cashews. Course Structure for Fruit Production – Warm Climate BHT217 Aims of Fruit Production – Warm Climate BHT217 Identify different […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Greenhouse Cut Flowers VHT239

Achieve fantastic flowers from greenhouse production! A course for commercial cut flower growers who are concerned exclusively with greenhouse production. International trade in cut flowers has grown over recent decades. In most countries, developed or in development, it is now possible to get the most popular types of cut flowers almost any time of the […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£4080 Qualification: Higher Advanced Diploma
Higher Advanced Diploma In Horticulture (Crops) VHT009

Gain a Higher qualification at a professional level. This Higher Advanced Diploma provides professional training for work at a management or technical level with horticultural crops. Course Structure for Higher Advanced Diploma In Horticulture (Crops) VHT009 Order Higher Advanced Diploma In Horticulture (Crops) Online @ £3,060.00 USB @ £3,120.00 Paper Based @ £3,480.00 Qty:

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Horticulture Course
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Mushroom Production BHT310

Ever wanted to grow mushrooms and didn’t know where to start? Here is a comprehensive 8 lesson course covering how to grow mushrooms on either a small or large scale. Emphasis is placed on the Agaricus species (the Champignon), though other commercially important edible fungi are also considered. Growing, harvesting, marketing, storage, pest and diseases […]

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Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate
Nut Production BHT219

A broad grounding in producing outdoor plants. Ten lessons cover site, crop selection, soil management, cut flowers, vegetables, berries, nuts, herbs, tree fruits, other crops, managing a market garden and more. Course Structure for Nut Production BHT219 Aims of Nut Production BHT219 Identify different nut crop varieties Determine the cultivation practices appropriate to a range […]

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