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Course Title: Protected Plant Production BHT223

Protected Plant Production BHT223

Horticulture Course
Price:£325 Qualification: Certificate

Learn to produce plants in a protected environment! This course prepares you to sit for RHS modules and acquire credits in the RHS advanced certificate or diploma. Develop your broad understanding of practices and processes involved in successful plant cropping. It will develop a clear understanding of enviromental control and plant growth within a protective enviroment, together with a practical knowledge of plant husbandry techniques.

Course Structure for Protected Plant Production BHT223

  1. Structures for Protected Cropping – Describe and Evaluate the type and shape of modern growing structures.
  2. Environmental Control
  3. Cladding Materials and their Properties
  4. Irrigation and Nutrition
  5. Relationship between Production techniques and Horticultural practices
  6. Harvest and Post Harvest Technology
  7. Risk Assessment

Aims of  Protected Plant Production BHT223

  • To describe and evaluate the type and shape of modern growing structures
  • To describe and evaluate environmental controls in protected cropping
  • To explain the nature of solar radiation, transmission properties of glass and its substitutes
  • Determine the water requirements of a crop; and methods of irrigation
  • Relate horticultural principles to the production and harvesting of a range of crops
  • Evaluate the factors involved in marketing protected crops
  • Evaluate the factors involved in marketing protected crops
  • Undertake risk assessment

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 develop your expertise in protecting plants 

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