Horticultural nursery

Academic Year 2021/2022 - 3° Year - Curriculum PRODUZIONI VEGETALI SOSTENIBILI
Teaching Staff: Francesco Giuffrida
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: AGR/04 - Vegetable and ornamental crops
Course Language: Italian
Taught classes: 49 hours
Exercise: 28 hours
Term / Semester:

Learning Objectives

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.

Course Structure

Lessons (49 hours) and laboratory activity (28 hours).

If teaching is given in a mixed formula or remotely, necessary changes may be introduced to what was previously stated in order to comply with the provided and reported syllabus.

Learning assessment may be done remotely if necessary.


Information for students with disabilities and/or DSA

As a guarantee of equal opportunities and in compliance with current laws, interested students can ask for a personal interview in order to plan any compensatory and/or dispensatory measures, based on their specific needs and on teaching objectives of the discipline. It is also possible to ask the departmental contacts of CInAP (Center for Active and Participatory Integration - Services for Disabilities and/or DSAs), in the persons of professors Giovanna Tropea Garzia and Anna De Angelis.

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.

Textbook Information

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