Plant propagation

Description

Types of different propagation methods, materials and seeds and their criteria for health and quality.

Alternative labels

propagation of plants
criteria used in plant propagation
techniques of plant propagation
methods of plant propagation
growing of plants
methods of plant growing
criteria used in plant growing
techniques of plant growing

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Plant propagation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

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.

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.
Hop farmer: Hop farmers plant, cultivate and harvest hops for the production of commodities such as beer.
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 propagation 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.
Crop production manager: Crop production managers plan the production, manage the enterprise and participate in the production process of crop production facilities.  
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.
Crop production worker: Crop production workers carry out practical activities and assist in the production of agronomical crops. 

 


 

References

  1. Plant propagation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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