Introduction to Commercial Greenhouse Crop Production

Powerplants-logoFullPowerplants Australia is presenting an ‘Introduction to Commercial Greenhouse Crop Production’ course on Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 August. This course is designed for industry participants who wish to gain a better understanding of the theoretical and practical issues associated with commercial greenhouse crop production.

The course will focus on:

  • Plant Physiology and Plant Growth
  • Basis of plant nutrition
  • Systems used within commercial crop production
  • Hygiene protocols
  • Computerised climate management
  • Water treatment
  • Systems for controlling greenhouse environment
  • Irrigation Management
  • Heating and Ventilation control principles
  • Tomato Crop Growing
  • Plant Nutrition
  • Crop Registration & Plant Balance
  • Pest and Disease Control
  • Greenhouse Crop Protection Principles
  • Hygiene protocols
  • Labour registration and tracking
  • Advice at distance – working with consultants.

The first day of training will be held at Powerplants Australia, 27 Technology Circuit, Hallam, Vic 3803. The second day of training will be held at Chisholm Institute of TAFE, 2 New Holland Drive, Cranbourne , Vic 3977. The cost of the course is A$1300 plus GST per person.

For further details of this course, call Powerplants on 03 8795 7750 or e mail Tony Bundock at:   Ω

Posted 10 August 2015