BASIS Certificate In Crop Protection –Amenity Horticulture -Skill Area Invasive and Injurious Weeds

Date(s) - 19/10/2017
All Day

Marsh Hill Training Centre


October 19, 20
November 9, 10, 16, 27
December 6, 7

Integrated management of the invasive species:
Integrated control strategies taking into account chemical and non-chemical methods and legislative aspects of chemical control in fighting invasive species.
Recognition and knowledge of the damage generated by theinvasive (native and non-native) species:
Damage due to the environment;
Damage to the biodiversity;
Damage to the infrastructure; Recognise the lookalike species.
Legislation and Authorities related to the invasive species:
Knowledge of the authorities that need to be informed on invasive species, understanding the support schemes available to assist good working practices in fighting the invasive species.

Composition, activity and persistence of chemicals and non-chemicalagents:
Nature of pesticides and biological control agents;
Formulation of pesticides, mode of action,
persistence, resistance;
Biological agents.
Application of chemicals:
Equipment, techniques and legal requirements.

Safe use, handling, transport and storage of crop protection chemicals:
Hazards, safety and legal requirements.
Protection of people and environment:
Safe practice procedures and precautions.


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