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AVCASA e-learning courses:

 May 2017/ Enrollment opens1-30 April 2017  Link

CROP PROTECTION :  SKILLS PROGRAMS

SP1. PLANTS

Demonstrate a basic understanding of the physiological functioning of the anatomical structures of the plant in relation to its environment 

 

Modules

SP1-1 Introduction to Plants

SP1-2  Plant Cells

SP1-3 Germination of Seeds

Sp1-4 Roots and Stems

SP1-5 Leaves

SP1-6 Flowers and Fruits

 

SP2. PESTS AND WEEDS

Recognise, control and monitor pests, diseases and weeds on all crops effectively and responsibly

 

Modules

SP2-1 Insects

SP2-2 Nematodes

SP2-3 Plant Disease

SP2-4 Weeds

SP2-5 Damage Assessment

SP2-6 Monitoring

 

SP3. APPLICATION

Monitor, collect and collate agricultural data; store and apply crop protection and animal health products effectively and responsibly

 

Modules

SP3-1 Agricultural data

SP3-2 Storing and transporting

SP3-3 Legal, Regulatory, Safety and Health

SP3-4 Emergencies

SP3-5 Pre-application Plan

SP3-6 Mixing

SP3-7 Apply

SP3-8 Post application

SP3-9 Monitoring and Reports

 

SP4. INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM)

Apply effective and responsible integrated pest-, disease- and weed control.

Modules

SP4-1  Crop Protection Industry in Perspective

SP4-2 The Principals of Integrated Pest Management

SP4-3 Identify Beneficial & Problem Organisms In crop production

SP4-4 Control Measures

SP4-5 Resistance

SP4-6 Information Resources

SP4-7 Regulatory Environment