Introduction to the programme, outlining skills, useful resources and how to access help.
Key concepts and terms related to crop pest and pathogen management.
Worked examples and core definitions to outline important economic decision-making activities for farmers.
The features of bacterial infections, spread and the options available for effective management.
Methods of spread, dormancy, host range, optimal growth conditions and options for the management of oomycetes.
The lifecycle, propagules, dormancy, host range and optimal conditions for fungal infection, and methods for their management.
Key differences between insects and mites, their spread, dormancy and host range. Learn key strategies for their management in for different life stages.
Replication, methods of spread, dormancy, host range and optimal conditions for viral pathogens. Modes of transmission and their management.
The chemical constituents of pesticides, their safe application and maintenance of equipment. Preventing negative effects of pesticide usage in crop management.
Multiple choice questions based on content covered in the Crop Pest Management programme of courses. Offered at Foundation and Practitioner level.