CERTIFICATE IN NURSERY TECHNIQUES AND PROPAGATION OF HORTICULTURE PLANTS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
10th Pass

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DURATION: 6 MONTHS

  • Propagation: need and potentialities, sexual and asexual methods of propagation and their advantages and disadvantages
  • Nursery tools and implements
  • Methods of vegetative propagation: cutting and layering techniques
  • Methods of vegetative propagation: budding techniques
  • Factors influencing rooting of cuttings and layering
  • Use of growth regulators in propagation
  • Techniques of propagation through specialized organs; corms, runner, suckers etc.
  • Selection and maintenance of mother trees, collection of scion wood sticks, bud-wood certification and nursery registration Act
  • Propagation structures: mist chamber, greenhouse, polyhouses and hardening chamber
  • Micro – propagation and hardening of plants in nurseries
  • Media for propagation of plants in nursery beds and mist chambers
  • Preparation of nursery beds and sowing of seeds
  • Preparation and application of plant growth regulator solutions for seed germination and vegetative propagation
  • Seed treatments for breaking seed dormancy and inducing vigorous seedling growth
  • Seed stratification
  • Preparation of different types of cuttings, layering, grafting and budding
  • Maintenance of nursery records
  • Application of plant protection chemicals in the nursery
  • Uprooting/digging, labelling and packing of nursery plants

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