Horticultural nurseryAcademic Year 2019/2020 - 3° Year - Curriculum PRODUZIONI VEGETALI SOSTENIBILI
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: AGR/04 - Vegetable and ornamental crops
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 49 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester: 2°
The acquisition of the knowledge to manage the nursery cultivation of the main vegetable and ornamental crops. The aim will be reached by studying the main factors and agronomic aspects involved in production scheduling of nursery plants.
Lessons (49 hours) and laboratory activity (28 hours).
Detailed Course Content
Characteristics of vegetable and flower nursery. Structures and tools for nursery production. Gamic and agamic propagation, the choice of material for propagation. Pot cultivation, substrates. Irrigation and nutrition of nursery plants. The main agronomic techniques for nursery plants. Plant quality.
1) Tesi R., Colture Protette – Ortoflorovivaismo in ambiente mediterraneo, Edagricole, Bologna
2) Pardossi G., Prosdocimi Gianquinto G., Santamaria P., Incrocci L., Orticoltura - Principi e pratica, Edagricole Bologna
3) Zaccheo P., Cattivello C., I substrati di coltivazione, Edagricole, Bologna
4) Slides provided by the professor