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HORT 222

Principles of Propagation and Nursery

Course overview

An examination of the principles and practices of plant propagation, growing media, and container growing.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 60 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

and

  • restriction Propagation and Nursery, HORT-22 or HORT-22R

Credits 15
Domestic fees $898.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain the main methods of plant propagation.
  2. Evaluate the effects of variables on cutting propagation and grafting. These include propagation facilities, stock plants, plant health, seasonality and age.
  3. Analyse the factors that influence successful propagation by seed.
  4. Differentiate between the principles and practices involved in growing plants in containers, plant nutrition and nursery hygiene.

Course examiners

Jill Reader

Jill Reader

Senior tutor

Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce

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