Cut flower growing has experienced rapid expansion in increasingly affluent countries. This has resulted in an increased demand for training in the skills and knowledge required by the industry. The course provides a thorough basic training for the commercial cut flower grower.
Identify and compare the relative commercial potential of different flower crops & Learn about both horticulture and business in Cut Flower Farming.
There are 10 lessons in this course:
Lesson 1: Introduction to Cut Flower Production
Lesson 2: Soils and Nutrition
Lesson 3: Cultural Practices
Lesson 4: Flower Initiation and Development
Lesson 5: Pest and Disease Control
Lesson 6: Australian Natives and Related Plants
Lesson 7: Greenhouse Culture
Lesson 8: Harvest and Post-Harvest
Lesson 9: Developing a Production Plan
Lesson 10: Export Marketing
Each lesson concludes with an assignment which is submitted to us and marked by one of our qualified educators and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and extra reading, if necessary.
Course Duration- 100 hours
12 Months Access
At the completion of this course you will be awarded a statement of attainment for Cut Flower Production.