Amenity Horticulture: Hard Surfaces

Date(s) - 09/05/2017
All Day

Marsh Hill Training Centre


Integrated pest management:

Integrated control strategies taking into account chemical and non-chemical methods and legislative aspects of chemical control.

Recognition and causes of hard surfaces damage:
Damage due to biotic and environmental factors, methods of prevention and control.

Recognition, biology and control of weeds:
Identification of weeds; Evaluation of safe and appropriate strategies for prevention and control;
Choice and rate of product, legislation.

Composition, activity and persistence of chemicals and non-chemicalagents:
Nature of pesticides and biological control agents (if appropriate);
Formulation of pesticides, mode of action, persistence, resistance;
Biological agents.

Application of crop protection 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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