Online course: Fertilization in Horticulture

For whom?

For anybody who would like to learn more about Fertilization in Horticulture. This course is intended for everybody with some experience in horticulture ór preliminary education with Chemistry ór the online course Introduction to basics of Fertilization in Horticulture.

What do you learn?

In this course you will learn:
– How does the plant absorb nutritional elements; what are main- and spore elements, what  function do they have and how do you recognize a deficiency
– Why is pH so important, how to influence
– To read an analysis; understand how a drip scheme is calculated

‘Nitrogen can be offered  in 2 ways, as Nitrate or Ammonium. The plant has a strong preference for Ammonium. With an excessive Ammonium gift, the pH can drop too much resulting in dieback of roots. This directly leads to loss of yield.’

How to learn?

This course is given online by the teacher. You participate by listening to the lectures and discuss the topics with the teacher. You can ask questions and have to make the exercises. It is like a real life class with a lot of interaction but it is online!

The result!

You will understand the principals of Fertilization. This will help you to develop your work in horticultural business. A certificate of participation is provided after the course.


Target audience: Working in Horticulture
Prior education: Chemistry or Introduction Fertilization
Language: English
Duration: 7 online classes of 1,5 hour each
The training will take place on the following dates (with reservation): September: 10, 17, 24
October: 8, 15
November: 5, 12
Investment: € 695,- excluding VAT and administration costs
Certificate: Yes

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