Forest Plant Nursery Management

FOREST PLANT NURSERY MANAGEMENT

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATION: 10th Pass

COURSE DURATION : 3 days

Fee : 5999/- INR

For International : $ 299

Forest Nursery Raising:

The need for training of trainers and the development of training modules on nursery management and propagation techniques is important. The training should aim to train the TOTs who will help in the training of other local communities. Interactive teaching techniques and practical sessions should be employed to facilitate the learning. Training of trainers in nursery management (both technical and economic) and use of existing networks to disseminate technologies is vital.

Course Content:

1. Introduction

  • Importance
  • Scope
  • Objectives
  • Advantages

2. Type and Classification of Nursery

  • Temporary
  • Permanent
  • Dry
  • Wet
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantage

3. Factors Determining Nursery Stock Production

  • Selection of Nursery Site
  • Soil Health and Nutrition
  • Water quality
  • Slope, Aspect, and Environment
  • Adequate Labour Supply

4. Component of Tree nursery

  • Plan
  • Layout
  • Area/Location
  • Planting Material
  • Seeds
  • Hedges and Fences
  • Drainage and Irrigation

5. Cultural and Tending Operations

  • Preparation of Seed Beds
  • Time of Seeding
  • Method of Seeding
  • Covering the Seed
  • Quantity of Seed
  • Seed Tests
  • Purity Percent
  • Seed Weight
  • Moisture Content
  • Germination Percent
  • Watering Seed Beds
  • Weeding and Cultivation

6. Nursery Management

  • Production Methods
  • Cost Efficiency
  • Quality standards
  • Business Planning
  • Quantity
  • Case Study
  • Flow Chart for Growing a Nursery Crop
  • Work Scheduling
  • Human Resource Management

7. Nursery pests and Disease management

  • Overview of Nursery Pests and Diseases
  • Identifying Problems
  • Nursery Hygiene
  • Type of Pathogen
  • Methods of Pest Control
  • Physical Control
  • Biological Control
  • Chemical Control
  • Standers of Spray
  • Minimizing Chemical Use

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