HO3003 Pest, Disease and Weed Management

April 7, 2022

Modern, large-scale crop production can only be profitable with adequate control of pests, weeds and diseases. Students explore the impacts of pests, weeds and diseases on farming operations and their profitability and learn about the various control and mitigation methods. Students review safe pesticide handling and usage. Students also investigate physical and biological controls available in the context of organic operations or for the benefit of a moderated pesticide utilization.

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