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Crop Management

DESCRIPTION

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

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
PREREQUISITE
  • RP 101 or equivalent knowledge
CONTACT INFORMATION

Ms. Achu Arboleda
IRRI Education
E-mail: m.s.arboleda@irri.org

International Rice Research Institute
DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines
Fax: (63- 2) 891-1292; 580 5699
Phone: (63- 2) 845-0563; 580 5600 ext 2538
Email: education@irri.org
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