Department of Environmental Sciences

Mrs Q Bersiks

College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
School of Environmental Sciences
Department: Environmental Sciences
Junior Lecturer
Tel: 011 471 2162

Currently teaching

  • Horticulture I (HOR141Z)
  • Horticulture II (HOR251W)
  • Horticulture III (HOR341T)
  • Horticulture practicals (PRA001K/W/G  & PRA002K/W/G)
  • Ornamental plant propagation (HOR1501)
  • Plant growth and care (HOR1501)
  • Ornamental horticulture practical I (HOR1503)
  • Nursery design and layout (HOR2601)
  • Protective plant growth structures (HOR2602)
  • Ornamental horticulture practical II (HOR2604)
  • Ornamental crop production (HOR3601)

Fields of academic interests

Research interests:

  • Reaching ornamental horticulture students through ODL
  • Social and cultural benefits of ornamental horticulture

Field of Specialisation

  • The role of ornamental horticulture in environmental education
  • Ornamental plant propagation
  • Education and training benefits for horticulture students