Course Contents

 

 Horticultural Skills & Knowledge

The history of the tomato/cucumber

Botanical properties

Types of tomato, cucumber, with special attention to the selected varieties

Propagation of the young tomato and cucumber

Preparation of the greenhouse for the crop (on the project)

Substrate

Use of the additional light: 10.000 lux for tomatoes and 15000 lux cucumbers

Manure

Crop protection

Recognition of pests and diseases

Use of the screen(s)

Climate

Mollier diagram

Climate control

Climat computer

Heating

Greenhouse construction

Internal transport

Grading

Grading machinery

Invironmental issues

tomato, cucumber and lettuce cultivation

Cultivation skills

Harvesting

Post-harvest physiology

Irrigation in a closed system

Ventilation

Effects of the weather on the crop

Planning

Practical Training

Excursions

CO2-fertilization

Registration

Yield prognosis

Water quality

Assessment and quality requirements

 Management Techniques

Understanding self and others

Communicating effectively

Planning of processes

Developing employees

Building teams

Using participative decision making

Management conflict

Monitoring individual performance

Managing collective performance and processes

Analyzing information with critical thinking

Managing across functions

Setting goals and objectives

Working productively

Managing time and stress

Thinking creatively

Managing changes

Negotiating agreement and commitment

Presenting ideas

Methods of registration

Building up  an organisationstructure

Location

Van Speykstraat 2

2628 RG, DELFT

The Netherlands

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+31 (0)6 55 72 50 75