Crop Protection & Pest Management (CRP212)

Course Memo

This course will instruct students on pests affecting agricultural production and methods of control. It exposes students to principles of plant pathology, the nature, causes, development, and control of plant diseases with special reference to tropical crops. It deals with damage by and control of parasitic phyto-pathogenic nematodes, theory and practice of Agricultural Entomology, Plant pathology, Plant quarantine, Pesticides and their use, Weeds and weed management.