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Course Title: Mushroom Production BHT310

Mushroom Production BHT310

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
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 and even ways of cooking and using mushrooms are covered.

Course Structure for Mushroom Production BHT310

  1. Introduction
    • Review of the system of plant identification, distinguishing edible fungi, information/contacts
    • Classify different varieties of fungi which are commonly eaten.
  2. Mushroom Culture
    • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms.
  3. Spawn Production & Spawning
    • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms.
  4. Making & Casing Beds
    • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms
  5. Growing Conditions for Mushrooms
    • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms.
  6. Growing Mushrooms Outside (Pest and Disease Management)
    • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms.
  7. Harvesting, Storing & Using Mushrooms
    • Explain the harvesting of a mushroom crop.
    • Explain the post-harvest treatment of a mushroom crop
  8. Special Assignment – Marketing of Mushrooms

Aims of Mushroom Production BHT310

  • Classify different varieties of fungi which are commonly eaten
  • Determine the techniques used in the culture of edible mushrooms
  • Explain the harvesting of a mushroom crop
  • Explain the post-harvest treatment of a mushroom crop
  • Explain marketing strategies for mushrooms

Price: £340
Qualification: Certificate
Estimated Course Duration: 100 hours
Available Learning Methods: Online, USB (+£5) and Correspondence (+£35)
Enrolment Dates: Our courses are self-paced and you can start at anytime

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