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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Prepare parent material for budding and grafting
  2. Prepare budding and grafting materials
  3. Bud/graft scion
  4. Complete budding/ grafting activities

Range Statement

Performance Evidence

The candidate must be assessed on their ability to integrate and apply the performance requirements of this unit in a workplace setting. Performance must be demonstrated consistently over time and in a suitable range of contexts.

The candidate must provide evidence that they can:

select and prepare stock for budding and grafting

demonstrate a range of budding and grafting techniques

maintain labels and records of the budding and grafting operation

store unused grafting material

treat plants after budding/grafting

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate knowledge of:

principles and practices for field budding and grafting

cleaning requirements of work area and equipment

common problems and corrective action required

environmental issues and controls

importance of selection and use of rootstock

maintenance requirements of equipment

operation, components and purpose of budding/grafting and equipment

plant features and processes relevant to budding and grafting

procedures and responsibilities for reporting problem

recording requirements and procedures

root stocks and scion stock

stages of the budding/grafting procedure and their purpose