Undertake field budding and grafting
This competency standard covers the process of undertaking budding and grafting of trees, shrubs, vines and other plant types in nurseries or in field situations. It requires the ability to
access workplace information to identify grafting requirements,
select appropriate material for budding/grafting and prepare materials for budding/grafting plants according to instructions. Budding and grafting requires knowledge of basic plant physiology, parts of the plant, rootstocks and scion stock, stages of the budding/grafting procedure and their purpose.