Some form of crop protection is practised on all modern arable farms, horticultural enterprises and in glasshouses. This module is designed to develop an appreciation of factors that influence occurrence and severity of weed, pest, and disease outbreaks, and to enable the student to appreciate the importance of lifecycles and other ecological information in the design of appropriate strategies for the management of key weeds, pests, and diseases. In so doing the students will develop an awareness of the significance of crop protection problems and an understanding of the principles of conventional and novel approaches to their management.
By the end of the Plant Health Management – Principles course participants will be able to:
Course Provider: Harper Adams University
Course Date: This course commences each October
Course Delivery: 4 Days Campus Workshops
Course Fee: £1200.00