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Plant Protection Online Course

Plant Protection Online Course

Learn different methods of plant protection:

  • Sanitation - maintaining good hygiene
  • Physical control methods e.g. mowing, slashing, burning, flooding, hand removal, physical barriers (ie. netting, fences), etc.
  • Using plant varieties that are resistant to pests and diseases
  • Biological controls
  • Chemical controls (artificial and naturally derived).
  • Soil drenches/dip

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 10 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction - scientific names, terms, diagnosing problems.
  • Control Techniques - natural & chemical.
  • Chemicals - characteristics.
  • Identifying Diseases - symptoms, fungi and viruses, and other pathogens.
  • Disease Control - life cycle of fungi.
  • Insect Classification and biology.
  • Insect Control - how to control pests.
  • Other Pests - nematodes, snails, millipedes.
  • Weed Identification and chemical control.
  • Non-chemical Weed Control

Aims

  • Identify the broad category which a plant health problem belongs to.
  • Explain a range of methods for controlling plant problems.
  • Select appropriate chemical pesticides for different problems.
  • Identify the symptoms of different plant diseases, including most common and some uncommon problems, in your locality.
  • Develop procedures to control specific plant diseases.
  • Identify different insects, including significant taxonomic orders, common pest species, and some less common pest species
  • Determine appropriate methods to control different types of insects.
  • Identify different non-insect pests found in the learner's locality.
  • Determine appropriate control methods for different non-insect pests.
  • Identify different non-insect pests found in the learner's locality.
  • Determine appropriate control methods for different non-insect pests.
  • Manage the control of different types of weed problems.

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