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CUT FLOWER PRODUCTION SPECIAL OFFER COURSE

Duration (approx) 100 hours
Qualification Statement of Attainment

TRAIN IN FLOWER PRODUCTION.

This distance learning course in cut flower production is currently available for a discounted price for a short time alone. Study cut flower production with our horticultural experts.

Study in your own time at a pace to suit you.

There are 10 lessons as outlined below. After each lesson, there is an assignment to submit to your tutor for marking and feedback.

1.  Introduction to Cut Flower Production

  • To develop a broad perspective on the nature and scope of the cut flower industry.

2.  Soils & Nutrition

  • Determine soil and nutrition requirements for cut flower growing

3.  Cultural Practices

  • Determine the cultural requirements for commercial production of a cut flower crop

4.  Flower Initiation & Development

  • Explain the physiological processes which affect flower development in plants

5.  Pest & Disease Control

  • Determine the cultural requirements for commercial production of a cut flower crop

6.  Australian Natives & Related Plants

  • Evaluate the suitability of different plants as cut flower crops

7.  Greenhouse Culture

  • Determine the cultural requirements for commercial production of a cut flower crop

8.  Harvest & Post Harvest

  • Determine harvest and post-harvest management practices for cut flower crop

9.  Developing A Production Plan

  • Develop a production plan for a cut flower crop

10. Export Marketing

  • Develop a production plan for a cut flower crop

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

SUMMARY OF COMPETENCIES DEVELOPED
On successful completion of the course you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the physiological processes which affect flower development in plants.
  • Identify plant varieties suitable for commercial cut flower production.
  • Evaluate the suitability of different plants as cut flower crops.
  • Determine soil and nutrition requirements for cut flower growing.
  • Determine the cultural requirements for commercial production of a cut flower crop.
  • Determine harvest and post-harvest management practices for cut flower crops.
  • Develop a production plan for a cut flower crop.
  • Determine export market opportunities for cut flowers.

You can also contact your tutor with any questions throughout the course.

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