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Course Title: Propagation I BHT108

Propagation I BHT108

Horticulture Course
Price:£340 Qualification: Certificate

A foundation in propagating plants. Develop your broad skills in plant propagation. The module is aimed primarily at people who work (or plan to) in the nursery industry, but will be of value to anyone with a broad interest in propagating plants.

Course Structure for Propagation I BHT108

  1. Introduction to Propagation – asexual and sexual propagation, plant life cycles, nursery production systems
  2. Seed Propagation
  3. Potting Media
  4. Vegetative Propagation I – cuttings
  5. Vegetative Propagation II – care of stock plants; layering, division and other techniques
  6. Vegetative Propagation III – budding and grafting, tissue culture
  7. Propagation Structures and Materials – greenhouses, propagating equipment
  8. Risk Management – nursery hygiene, risk assessment and management
  9. Nursery Management I – plant modification techniques, management policies
  10. Nursery Management II – nursery standards, cost efficiencies, site planning and development

Aims for Propagation I BHT108

  • Develop the ability to source information on plant propagation, through an awareness of industry terminology and information sources
  • Plan the propagation of different plant species from seeds, using different seed propagation methods
  • Plan the propagation of different types of plants from cuttings, using different cutting propagation methods
  • Plan the propagation of various types of plants using a range of propagation techniques, excluding cuttings and seed
  • Determine the necessary facilities, including materials and equipment, required for propagation of different types of plants
  • Determine a procedure to minimise plant losses during propagation
  • Determine the management practices of significance to the commercial viability of a propagation nursery
  • Design a propagation plan for the production of a plant

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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