Theme 1: Construction of the shade house
The shade house is very important in the creation and management of a nursery, because it allows to reduce the mortality of the plants in the nursery, to have healthy and vigorous plants and to guarantee the success of the future plantation. The height of the shade is 2 m. The distance between 2 boards is 60 cm. The orientation of the side screens is East to West. The recommended light percentage is 50% because it takes 50% light and 50% shade for plants to develop normally. The dimensions of a nursery shade for 1 ha of plantation are: length of 12 m and width of 7 m.
Theme 2: Filling and classification of bags
The filling and the classification of the bags are very important in the creation and the management of a nursery, because they allow to facilitate the circulation and the maintenance work, to ventilate the nursery and to promote the growth of the plants. It is recommended :
Theme 3: Sowing beans
The correct sowing of the beans is very important in the creation of a nursery, because it ensures good germination. For the sowing of beans, it is necessary:
Theme 4: Nursery maintenance
Maintaining the nursery helps reduce plant mortality, avoid water and nutritional competition from weeds, produce vigorous young cocoa plants and ensure the success of future planting. It consists of :