DIPLOMA IN HORTICULTURE
Horticulture Diploma is all about plant cultivation and the management of plants. Horticulture is a specific branch of plantation in which the students study the methodologies and techniques involved in the cultivation of plants, flowers, and crops.
The horticulture industry can be divided into three areas: pomology, olericulture, and ornamental horticulture. Pomology is the planting, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of fruit and nut crops. Olericulture includes the planting, har- vesting, storing, processing, and marketing of vegetable crops.
Under this course, you can find jobs in productions & sales, public gardens, marketing, research & development, landscape design, agricultural engineering, pest management, etc.
Diploma in Horticulture Core Subjects
Crop Physiology. Nursery Technology of Horticultural Crops. Commercial Tropical Vegetable Culture. Agricultural Microbiology.
The purpose of offering Diploma in Horticulture course is to produce professionals who would be involved in sustainable plantation and inspection of diseased plants and crops.
To increase production and productivity of vegetable crops. To increase production and productivity of spices crops. To establish nurseries both at public & private sector for quality planting materials. To transfer technologies from Lab to Land.
Horticultural crops comprise mainly fruits, vegetables, ornamental, aromatic, plantation, and medicinal plants. These crops perform a major role in agriculture prosperity and the economy of the nation. Horticulture produce possessing vegetables and fruits is a crucial source of diet and nutrition.
Diploma in Horticulture prepares the students for handling their jobs as a professional. The candidates after completing the diploma courses may build their careers in different sectors of agriculture horticulturist, florist, pomologist, agriculture inspector, etc.
DURATION: 2 Years Full Time
ELIGIBILITY: 10th Std or 12th Std with 50% Marks
- Horticulture Supervisor
- Horticulture Assistant
- Horticultural Technician
- Tree Expert
- Horticulture cum Landscaping Expert
A Horticulturist can make his career in the following preferred branches of Horticulture:
- Food Corporation
- Agriculture product selling
- Agriculture research
- Irrigation department
SALARY RANGES: 2 Lacs to 8 Lacs
No of Seats: 50
Department of Agriculture
Magme College of Agriculture and Tech