Plant harvest methods

Description

The various methods, timing and equipment involved in harvesting different crops and plants.

Alternative labels

range of plant harvest methods
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Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Plant harvest methods is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Crop production manager: Crop production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production process of crop production facilities.  
Vineyard supervisor: Vineyard supervisors supervise the work done in the vineyards, organise all work related to the vineyard in order to obtain good quality grapes produced in respect of the environment. They are responsible for the technical management of the vineyard and the wine frames and seasonal staff agents. 
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.

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.
Horticulture production manager: Horticultural production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production
Agronomic crop production team leader: Agronomic crop production team leaders are responsible for leading and working with a team of crop production workers. They organise the the daily work schedules for crop production and participate in the production

Optional knowledge

Plant harvest methods 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.
Soil scientist: Soil scientists research and study the scientific discipline concerning soil. They advise on how to improve soil quality to support nature, food production or human infrastructure using surveying techniques, irrigation techniques and erosion reduction measures. They make sure to conserve and restore land suffering from intense farming or human interaction.
Hop farmer: Hop farmers plant, cultivate and harvest hops for the production of commodities such as beer.
Crop production worker: Crop production workers carry out practical activities and assist in the production of agronomical crops. 

Countryside officer: Countryside officers are responsible for a range of activities that manage and maintain the natural environment and associated public access and recreation. They encourage visitors to open spaces/the countryside, promote awareness of the natural environment and protect and preserve the open space/countryside for future enjoyment.

 


 

References

  1. Plant harvest methods – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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