Certification: BASIS (Registration) Ltd.
Duration: 6 days (including examination) – throughout growing season This course is a sound introduction to agronomy, integrated crop protection and crop nutrition.
Who is this course for? For those with some or limited crop experience and knowledge and are not required to give agronomy or crop protection advice but require a level of understanding of crop agronomy appropriate for their work. This diverse group includes some farm staff, quality assurance officers, machinery manufacturer personnel and others.
Also a preliminary course for delegates who are considering undertaking the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Agriculture or Vegetables) or those wishing to attain a nationally recognised qualification in agronomy.
Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max: 1:12 Min 1:8
1. Crop Production
5. Soil and Crop Nutrition
6. Plant protection chemicals and fertiliser products
7. Protecting people, animals and the environment
8. Application of plant protection products and fertilisers
Written paper consisting of 40 multiple choice questions and three structured
short answer questions.
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