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Propagation A (Introduction) Online Course

Propagation A (Introduction) Online Course 

This course was formerly known as Advanced Propagation. The name was changed in 2003 and the course upgraded to cover additional requirements set down in the Royal Horticultural Society Advanced Certificate and stage I of their Diploma in Horticulture.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction to Propagation
  • Seed Propagation
  • Potting Media
  • Vegetative Propagation I
  • Vegetative Propagation II
  • Vegetative Propagation III
  • Propagation Structures and Materials
  • Risk Management
  • Nursery Management I
  • Nursery Management II


  • Plan the propagation of different plant species from seeds, using different seed propagation methods.
  • Plan the propagation of different types of plants from cuttings, using different cutting propagation methods.
  • Plan the propagation of various types of plants using a range of propagation techniques, excluding cuttings and seed.
  • Determine the necessary facilities, including materials and equipment, required for propagation of different types of plants.
  • Determine a procedure to minimise plant losses during propagation.
  • Determine the management practices of significance to the commercial viability of a propagation nursery.
  • Design a propagation plan for the production of a plant.

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