Level 1 Agricultural and Horticultural Science

11HOR
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Gee

This course introduces students to basic horticultural skills, the agribusiness sector in NZ and the science that supports it. Major topics include: Soil science – Soil types and their effect on soil properties, soil management practices; Plant Husbandry – plant cultivation and propagation, protection and training, maintenance of plant health; Distribution of Primary Production in NZ – physical, climatic and market factors that influence agribusiness in NZ; and Amenity horticulture – landscape plans and design.


Faculties:

Science



Pathway

Level 2 Horticulture

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$20 towards seed cost in which all produce grown by students is theirs to take home.