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The theoretical part of the course encompass the following topics: Biology of plant propagation, The propagation environment, Seed development, Principles and practices of seed selection, Techniques of seed production and handling, Propagation from seeds, Vegetative propagation (introductory note), Propagation with cuttings: Principles & techniques, Grafting: Principles & techniques, Layering: Principles & techniques Propagation by specialized stems and roots, Micropropagation: Principles & techniques, Principles and practices of clonal selection. Lab exercises are dealing with the following subjects: seed dormancy, Seed germination, Preparation of stock solution and tissue media for micropropagation, Application of micropropagation. The course also includes a certain number of field trips in nurseries and State propagation premises. The course additionally encompasses on a weekly basis the testing of the students through the application of multiple-choice questions, adopted and translated by Hartman& Kester’s book entitles ‘Plant propagation’.