Refresher Training for Tree Nursery Attendants

Mar 11, 2013   //   by Fred   //   JEEP News  //  2 Comments

Tree nursery attendants from seven districts under Tree Solar project received training at JEEP folkecenter from 06th to 07th /03/2013. JEEP trained them about different  topics which included; Site selection of a nursery, Timing, Diseases and pest control, Labelling, Knowing the species, Preferred species, Grafting, Budding, Pruning, Objectives of seed procurement, Seed collection selection.

Training Manager sharing training objectives with participants

Practicals sessions were also given attention to strengthen these topics to participants.

Practicles on grafting during training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practicals on grafting

 

Aparticipant from Luwero budding an orange tree

Aparticipant from Kole Grafting mango tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A participant from Luwero budding an orange tree

 

Participants shared their experiences about nursery management with their fellow participants. Those who had successful stories encouraged others who had some challenges with nurseries to perform to their best.

Aparticipant-from-Tororo-sharing-experience

A participant from Tororo sharing experience

 

A total of 15 nursery attendants from Luwero, Mukono, Kalangala, Tororo, Amuria, Lila and Arua.

 Participants being demostrated how to trap pests

Participants being demonstrated how to trap pests

 

At the end of the training, participants received seeds of different species which included; Seeds of Teak, Eucalyptus, Pine, Grevellia, Albezia and Giant Lira.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Comments

  • Wish I had been there. Would have loved to learn all that and meet all the participants. I know some of them.
    Also nice to see how the training shade is in use.
    Lene

    • Lene we are so greatful for the training shade.