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ADVANCED CEREALS COURSE

INDICATIVE CONTENT
Integrated crop management:
Optimisinggrowing systems for the production of high qualitycereal crops for different markets.
Recognition and causes of crop disorders:
Identification of weeds, pests and diseases,
Damage due to pests, pathogens and environmental facto rs,
Evaluationof safe and appropriate strategies for prevention and control;
Control strategies to manage resistance topesticides.
Technological advances in production techniques of various crops:
Diagnostic techniques,
Expert systems,
Precision agriculture and advances in cereal growing systems.
Protection of people, the environment and the crop:
Implications of cropping systems onthe environment and minimising their impact;
Implementing safe practice procedures andprecautions.