The course is ideal for those wishing to take their career in professional horticulture to the next level. There is a focus on soil management, disease and pest control, and plant propagation. The course is also a good choice for students wishing to launch a new career in horticulture at an advanced level, and provides a good foundation for higher education. Keen amateurs will also find this a rewarding and informative course.
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Study topics covered include: plant propagation; health and safety; growing media and plant nutrition; plant anatomy and physiology; plant health; important pests, diseases and disorders; soil science; effective cultivation techniques; the root environment; plant taxonomy. Includes all study material and full tutorial support. All courses are despatched by courier.
Module 1: Understanding the Plant Kingdom.
Module 2: How Plants Function.
Module 3: A Healthy Soil.
Module 4: Growing Media and Plant Nutrition.
Module 5: Weeds, Pests and Biosecurity.
Module 6: Diseases, Disorders and Control.
Module 7: Plant Propagation 1.
Module 8: Plant Propagation 2.