Diploma in Horticulture

Eligibility: Matriculation and above
Duration: 3 months

Over few decades, plant breeding has become a profitable sector of horticulture industry. College of Tourism and Multimedia is offering plant breeding and horticulture courses to meet up the need of this era. These courses can prove a great starting point. You can achieve your future goals by using the knowledge you gain here.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to general
  • Nature and scope of horticulture
  • Plant parts, their modifications and
  • Effect of environment and climate (light, temperature, humidity on plants)
  • Propagation and Management options of horticultural plants.
  • Review of major vegetable/fruits
  • Information regarding disease, pest and weed
  • Information regarding soil life cycle and soil
  • Discuss information regarding seeds and factors affecting seed
  • Explain different types of vegetable/fruit
  • Discuss role of weather and sunlight on seed
  • Discuss different aspects of nursery
  • Discuss square-foot gardening.
  • Discuss different aspects of garden design and landscape.

 Course content

  • General horticulture
  • Plant anatomy
  • Factors affecting plant growth
  • Horticultural plants
  • Introduction and identification of important fruits and vegetable varieties
  • Diseases, pests and weeds control
  • Soil and its characteristics
  • Seeds and seed germination
  • Home gardening techniques
  • Garden landscape

This course is recommended for:

  • Plant enthusiastic
  • Nurseryman
  • Horticulturists
  • Plant breeders
  • Landscape architects
  • Plant laboratory assistants
  • People who wants to improve their fruit/vegetable yields

Activities

  • Lectures
  • Discussions
  • Demonstrations
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Visit to different nurseries, public gardens, fruits and vegetable farms
  • Experimental setup
  • projects