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Growth Media Management for Plant Production - GMM4701

Advanced Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Co-requisite: RNA4701& HCC4701
Purpose: Students studying this module will focus on producing growth media for ornamental crop production in plant growth facilities by: evaluating the physical and chemical properties of different growth media components for creating optimal soilless growth media, compiling a plan for managing soiless growth medis, devising and implementing strategies for managing the nutrition of soilless growth media, identifying and evaluating alternatives to commonly used growth media components.