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Title: Unit 1 Careers in Greenhouse Management


1
Unit 1Careers in Greenhouse Management
  • Greenhouse Management

2
Objectives
  • Objective 3 Identify career opportunities in
    plant science.
  • Identify and describe the major areas of plant
    science.
  • Identify career opportunities in plant science,
    and determine the education and training they
    entail.

3
Career Opportunities in Plant Science
  • Greenhouse caretaker
  • Plant propagator
  • Orchard Care Taker
  • Pesticide Applicator
  • Groundskeeper
  • Tractor Operator
  • Combine harvester

4
Career Opportunities in Plant Science
  • Greenhouse manager
  • Golf course manager
  • Pesticide dealer
  • Crop supply salesperson
  • Greenhouse supply salesperson

5
Career Opportunities in Plant Science
  • Crop marketing specialist
  • Crop production specialist
  • Fertilizer technologist
  • Erosion control scientist
  • Soil conservationist
  • Seed technologist
  • Turf grass specialist

6
Graduate level careers in Plant Science
  • Plant geneticist
  • Plant breeder
  • Biotechnologist
  • Genetic engineer
  • Plant pathologist
  • Plant physiologist
  • Statistician
  • Weed scientist

7
Some of the skills needed in the horticulture
industry
  • Growing Skills
  • Watering
  • Fertilizing
  • Transplanting
  • Seed sowing
  • Disease control

8
Mechanical Skills
  • Structure erection and maintainence
  • Equipement repair
  • Plumbing, heating and cooling

9
Marketing Skills
  • Advertizing
  • Price Setting
  • Quality Control
  • Post Harvest Storage
  • Grading
  • Packaging
  • Shipping

10
Administrative Skills
  • Hiring/ Firing
  • Coordinated responsibility
  • Scheduling
  • Financial elements
  • Records/computer use
  • Ordering
  • Scheduling planting
  • Billing

11
Legal Skills
  • Pesticide laws and regulations
  • Interstate transportation
  • Taxes
  • Local and state ordinances and laws

12
Objective 3.2List and explain the types of
growers
  • Wholesale grower
  • Sells to retailers
  • May not sell to the public
  • I.e. Pinea
  • Retailers
  • Sells to the public
  • Home Depot
  • Jerrys Nursery

13
  • Propagator
  • All phases of propagation
  • Maintains light, temperature and moisture
    conditions

14
Growers
  • In charge of production of one large greenhouse
  • Oversees every element of their assigned
    greenhouse

15
Marketing Manager
  • Grading, postharvest and storage, packaging and
    shipment
  • Orders cartons, containers and packaging
    materials
  • In charge of the graders and packers

16
Shipping Room Manager
  • Handles the crop from the time it comes from the
    greenhouse until it is packed
  • In charge of the graders and packers

17
Other Career Areas
  • Soil person
  • Drivers
  • General labor
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