Plant Propagation training

This course is designed to encourage an interest, understanding, and appreciation of the principles and techniques of plant propagation. Students will acquire a comprehensive knowledge
of the science of plant propagation including the effects of plant physiology reactions, anatomical structure, and environmental influences on material used in plant propagation. Emphasis is placed on the basic principles of plant propagation to provide an adequate background in the areas of agronomy, horticulture, forestry, and other disciplines of plant science.

1. Methods of propagating (by seeds, bulbs, divisions, layers, cuttings, budding, grafting and micropropagation)
2. Timing, technique and material for making cuttings
3. Environmental conditions and media requirements for rooting cuttings
4. Propagation structures
5. Soils
6. Fertilizer requirements

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