Horticulture principles

Description

The standard horticultural practices, including but not limited to planting, pruning, corrective pruning, and fertilisation.

Alternative labels

implementation of horticulture practices
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range of horticulture practices
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principles of horticulture
application of horticulture principles
scope of horticulture practices

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Horticulture principles is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Fruit production team leader: Fruit production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of fruit crops and participate in the production processes.
Horticulture production team leader: Horticulture production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team. They organise daily work schedules for the production of horticulture crops and participate in the production.

Groundsman/groundswoman: Groundsmen/groundswomen provide landscape and lawn services and maintain grounds for private households, commercial and public facilities, schools, hotels, botanical gardens, golf courses, parks and athletic fields.

Viticulture adviser: Viticulture advisers advise on improving vineyard production and wine-making.
Agronomist: Agronomists provide consulting services to companies, agricultural cooperatives, agronomical crop growers and horticultural crop growers on the cultivation of food crops. They study the science, technology and business related to growing plants. They examine crops and perform experiments in order to improve crop yields and farms’ production. Agronomists also examine the most effective ways to harvest and cultivate plants.
Curator of horticulture: Curators of horticulture develop and maintain the botanical collections, exhibits and landscapes of a botanical garden.
Horticulture production manager: Horticultural production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production
Landscape gardener: Landscape gardeners plan, construct, renovate and maintain parks, gardens and public green spaces.

Optional knowledge

Horticulture principles is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Horticulture worker: Horticulture workers carry out practical activities and assist in nurseries or greenhouses for the production of horticultural crops.
Agricultural technician: Agricultural technicians collect and conduct experiments and tests on agriculture and aquaculture specimens. They provide support to scientists and farmers and also analyse and report on conditions in the collected specimens’ environments.
Botanical technician: Botanical technicians provide technical assistance in researching and testing different plant species to monitor their properties such as growth and structure. They collect and analyse data using laboratory equipment, compile reports and maintain laboratory stock. Botanical technicians also study plants to research their use in areas such as medicine, food and materials.
Landscape architect: Landscape architects plan and design the construction of gardens and natural spaces. They determine the specifications and distribution of the space. They combine an understanding of the natural space with a sense of aesthetics in order to create a harmonious space.
Agricultural inspector: Agricultural inspectors monitor agricultural operations in farms and other agricultural facilities. They inspect activities such as health and safety measures, costs and production processes to ensure that workers and their activities comply with proper legislation and standards. Agricultural inspectors also analyse and report on their findings.
Garden labourer: Garden labourers perform simple tasks in cultivating and maintaining flowers, trees and shrubs. This work can take place in either parks or private gardens.
Landscape designer: Landscape designers design and create outdoor public areas, landmarks, structures, parks, gardens and private gardens to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, or aesthetic outcomes.
Hop farmer: Hop farmers plant, cultivate and harvest hops for the production of commodities such as beer.

 


 

References

  1. Horticulture principles – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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