Day 02

Nursery practise


  • Morning:
    • Theoretical introduction to seed selection
    • Theoretical introduction to nursery practises
    • Overview of the specific requirements of Jatropha
  • Afternoon:
    • Practical work in the nursery including selection of seeds for use later


After this day the participants have an understanding of what constitutes good nursery practise. They will also know how to select quality seeds for a Jatropha nursery and what the specific requirements of Jatropha are with regard to soil, shade and water. The advantages and disadvantages of different propagation techniques are understood.


The nursery at ADPP will be used for the practical exercise.

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