NURSERY TECHNIQUE

General Module
Course Sheet
Academic Year of enrolment: 
2017/2018
Type of Course: 
Related/Supplementary
Optional/Mandatory: 
Optional
Degree: 
Bachelor's Degree Programme in SECURITY AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
Disciplinary Sector: 
General Arboriculture and Tree Cultivation
Is part of: 
Credits: 
3
Programme Year: 
3
Professor and Collaborators: 
DETTORI Sandro
Hours of classroom activity: 
18
Prerequisites: 

Outline of agricultural ecology, plant physiology and floral biology. Organization of nursery activities. Regulation of nursery activity. The new EU rules on plant health. Certified plants and CAC plants. Genetic controls in nursery certification. Seed propagation in tree plants: application aspects. Rooting and cuttings multiplication techniques. Propagation by layering. Graft definition, purposes and types. Time of execution of the grafts. Nursery production cycles. Principles of micropropagation. Cultivation substrates. Graft disaffinity. Production of plants in nurseries (vegetative and refrigerated plants). Other production techniques: rooted buds, fresh plants

AF code: 
10000198