RAWE 403

RURAL AGRICULTURAL WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAMME (RAWEP)

RAWE.403: CROP PROTECTION

Credits: 0+3

Agricultural Entomology: Diagnosis of crop pests; monitoring of crop pests; Important insects of major crops grown; Assessment of pest damage and densities of pests and natural enemies; Keeping track of the insecticides purchased; Integrated approaches in insect management for the major crops grown in the locality; management of stored grain pests.

Plant Pathology: Important diseases of major crops grown and their diagnosis; Keeping track of the chemicals purchased; Preparation of Bordeaux mixture and other local formulations; Organic/ biological management of soil borne diseases; integrated approaches in diseases management for the crops grown in the locality; Safe use of plant protection chemicals.