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Plant Protection BHT207

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The first step in knowing how to control a pest, disease or weed is to be able to identify it AND the plant which it is affecting accurately. If you get the identification wrong, the method of control is likely to be inappropriate.

Identification in fact is the foundation of effective problem control.

This course provides a unique and systematic approach to plant protection, drawing on input from our horticultural experts in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. It is unlike other plant protection courses in terms of it's international approach. This allows you to benefit from a more diverse range of experts (and their diverse experiences); something that is not often found in other schools.

Protect your plants using appropriate pest, disease and weed control techniques - a detailed course for horticulturists, technicians and also for enthusiastic gardeners.

Understanding the life cycles of insects and weeds and learning how to identify them is important in the protect of plants from disease and insect and the spread of weed species. This course shows you how to identify diseases, insects and weeds, understand their life-cycles and select and use appropriate treatments. Control techniques are covered in detail using chemical and biological solutions along with safety procedures and practices.

COURSE STRUCTURE

  1. Introduction - scientific names, terms, diagnosing problems.
  2. Control Techniques - natural & chemical.
  3. Chemicals - characteristics.
  4. Identifying Diseases - symptoms, fungi and viruses, and other pathogens.
  5. Disease Control - life cycle of fungi.
  6. Insect Classification and biology.
  7. Insect Control - how to control pests.
  8. Other Pests - nematodes, snails, millipedes.
  9. Weed Identification and chemical control.
  10. Non-chemical Weed Control.

Protect your plants using appropriate pest, disease and weed control techniques - a detailed course for horticulturists, technicians and also for enthusiastic gardeners.

Understanding the life cycles of insects and weeds and learning how to identify them is important in the protect of plants from disease and insect and the spread of weed species.

This course shows you how to identify diseases, insects and weeds, understand their life-cycles and select and use appropriate treatments. Control techniques are covered in detail using chemical and biological solutions along with safety procedures and practices.





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