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Course Title: Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate
Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

Learn to grow nuts in tropical and sub-tropical areas. The content of this course is very similar to the “Growing Nuts” course, except this deals exclusively with nuts grown in the tropics and sub-tropics.

Course Structure for Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

  1. Review of the system of plant identification, main groups of nuts, information contacts (i.e. nurseries, seed, clubs etc.)
  2. Culture
    Planting, staking, mulching, watering, pest & disease, feeding, pruning, protection from wind, salt air etc
  3. Propagation
    Methods of propagating this group of plants. Propagation of selected varieties
  4. The Macadamia
  5. The Pecan
  6. Other Varieties which Grow in Warm Climates
  7. Selecting a site and planting a plot
  8. Growing, harvesting and using nuts

Aims of  Warm Climate Nuts BHT308

  • This course is for the curious grower who wants to learn more about types of warm climate nuts.In the lessons you will identify different nut crop varieties
  • Learn about the classification of nuts
    Learn to access sources of organisations specific to nut production
    Learn about the cultural requirements of tropical nuts, as most of the varieties we look at are for the tropics or warm climates
  • Discover the characterisitics of soils. Understand plant nutrition,
    plant health, watering techniques,environmental protection for your crops, and
    pest and disease management
  • Techniques for pruning and maintenance are reviewed
  • Learn how to successfully propagate nut trees; propagtion from nut seeds and cuttings
    grafting, layering,establishing rootstocks
  • Macadamia nut trees are looked at in detail
  • Peacan nut trees are looked at in detail
  • Other varieities of nuts such as Pistachio, Cashew
    Almond, Brazil and other varieties you never knew exsisted, are looked at
  • Establishment and horticultural management of tropical nut trees is looked at
  • Learn about site selection for successful cultivation, planting techniques and
    factors affecting the selection of a site
  • Then when you have all these factors taken into consideration, the harvesting and storage of nuts is reviewed

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

Enrol today and get a solid foundation in everything this course teaches

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As soon as payment has been confirmed you will be able to access your course materials online within 24 hours. Any further correspondence will arrive at your address between 3-4 days.

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