Crop Management

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Develop skills in different techniques for crop management enabling proper choices between alternative options.

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Objectives

  • Understand the theory of ecosystems and plant physiology
  • Understand the principles of crop management
  • Obtain skills for different techniques for proper management of water and nutrients
  • Obtain skills for different techniques for managing pests and diseases
  • Understand how to choose between the different techniques

Key Modules

  • Rice ecosystem
  • Plant physiology and yield
  • Water management
  • Nutrient management
  • Weed management
  • Insect management
  • Disease management
  • Rodent, snail and bird management
  • Safe application of agricultural chemicals

Target Audience

  • NARES
  • Private Sector agri-business employees (large and small)

Duration: 10 days

Prerequisites: RP101 or equivalent knowledge