HRT302 Nursery Production (8)

This subject entails the study of the production of quality, containerised plants in a nursery environment.

Subject Outlines
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No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • critically evaluate various nursery production techniques in relation to the appropriate and efficient production of quality containerised plants;
  • have an appreciation of the following technical processes;
  • greenhouse structures and environmental modification;
  • nursery hygiene and its relationship to weed, pest and disease control;
  • formulation and assessment of containerised growing media;
  • fertiliser practice; and
  • irrigation and water management in container nurseries.


This subject will cover the following topics:

(a) growing media (b) fertiliser practice (c) greenhouses and other structures (d) irrigation and water management (e) nursery hygiene (f) issues of quality (g) nursery management and organisation

Residential School

This subject contains a 3 day Compulsory Residential School.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 275 278 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.