Outdoor Plant Production (Crops I)

ACS Distance Education
Indicative Price: $710.60
Duration: Self paced, flexible, 100 hour course
Qualification: Short Course
Location: Australia-wide

Learn how to grow horticultural crops:

  • Study Fruit, Vegetables, Berries, Nuts and other Horticultural Crops
  • Work on a fruit farm, start a business or develop your self sufficiency
  • Broaden your horticultural skills
  • Learn from highly qualified horticulture tutors who know the industry, plants and growing techniques well. Benefit from their decades of experience

Units Of Study:

Aims:

  • explain different cropping systems and their appropriate application for the production of different types of crops
  • evaluate and explain organic plant production, and the requirements in at least two different countries, to achieve organic certification
  • explain the function of soils and plant nutrition in outdoor cropping systems
  • describe the commercial production of a range of nursery stock
  • describe the commercial production of a range of tree fruit crops
  • explain techniques used to produce a range of soft fruits
  • explain techniques used to grow a range of vegetables
  • explain the commercial production of outdoor-grown cut flowers
  • describe the commercial production of herbs, nuts and other miscellaneous crops
  • identify the risks that may occur in outdoor crop production
Online Course: Yes
Funding Available: No

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