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Tree propagation and nursery industry
Code: G000I-
Teacher:  Daniele Bassi
Year:   
Term: 
CFU: 
CFU subdivision: Lectures: 6
Basic aims:  Basic tools related to tree propagation and nursery
management.
Acquired skills:  Tree propagation tecniques. Organisation and cultural
tecniques of a tree nursery for lanscaping, forestry, fruit-
and viticulture.
Course contents:  Basic tools for tree propagation, including micro-
propagation. Evolution and trends in the tree nursery
industry. Organization and management of a nursery.
Basic material and certification schemes; assessment of
tree quality. Cultural tecniques for growing in open field
and in container. Nursery management for grape,
forestry, ornamental and fruit trees.
Program:  Basic tools for tree propagation, including micro-
propagation. Evolution and trends in the tree nursery
industry. Organization and management of a nursery.
Basic material and certification schemes; assessment of
tree quality. Cultural tecniques for growing in open field
and in container. Nursery management for grape,
forestry, ornamental and fruit trees.
Prerequisites:  none
Preparatory instructions:  Basic course on 'Tree growing'
Learning materials:  - Sansavini et al. 'Arboricoltura generale' (Pātron, 2012):
chapters 1, 8 and 9.
- Vezzosi C. 'Vivaistica ornamentale' (Edagricole, 2003):
except chapters 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4, 8, 9, from 12 to 30 and
33.
- Handouts
Other info:  Oral examination on the topics delivered during the
course.
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