Understand plant disease and treatment. A must-do course for horticulturalist that want to boost their plant health and prevent damage by pests and diseases.
There are 9 lessons in this course: 1) Introduction including a review of basic plant nutrition,2) Plant Nutrients, 3) The Laboratory, 4) Micropropagation Techniques, 5) Plant Hormones, 6) The Tissue Culture Environment, 7) Commercial Applications, 8) Taking Plants out of Culture, 9) Culture of Selected Species. Aims of this course: Explain the nature of plant growth processes, in the tissue culture environment.
Plant production is reduced significantly every year, due to pathological problems. To control these problems is to increase productivity, and for the horticultural business; that means increased profit margins.
There are 12 lessons in this course: Basic Chemistry and Plant Nutrition - atoms, elements, nutrient deficiency symptoms Nutrient Solutions - calculating formulae, hydroponic nutrition, preparing nutrient solutions Types of Systems A - classification of hydroponic systems, ingredients of hydroponic systems, rockwool. Types of Systems B - what makes up a system, 16 hydroponic ideas, NFT, solution dispensation.
ADL - ACADEMY FOR DISTANCE LEARNING
Cost: £325.00 per course
Location: Online course