HRT302 Nursery Production (8)
This subject entails the study of the production of quality, containerised plants in a nursery environment.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. 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
Subject Relationships
Incompatable Subjects
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.
The 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 you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.