HORT 022

Propagation and Nursery

Course overview

A course to introduce you to 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 average grade of C across the course(s) specified below
  • restriction Introductory Horticulture, HORT-21
Available semesters Semester 1 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $969.00

What you will learn

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

  1. Explain the main methods of plant propagation.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the effect of variables on cutting propagation and grafting. These include propagation facilities, stock plants, plant health, seasonality and age.
  3. Show that you understand the factors that influence successful propagation by seed.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of 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