Horticulture - Plant Protection

College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens


Course Name Horticulture - Plant Protection
Course Provider College of Amenity Horticulture - Botanic Gardens
Alternative Provider(s) Kildalton Agricultural College, Ashtown Food Research Centre
Course Code 5N2546
Course Type Teagasc
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Component Award (Level 5 NFQ) Minor QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Glasnevin, Piltown, Ashtown, Kildalton
FET Code 5N2546 - Plant Protection

Expand+25 weeks.

The course will be offered in one 3 hour session per week over a 25 week period commencing in early September and running through to mid-March. Each session will comprise of a period of lectures and a practical/ demonstration session. S...

Application Date Application for this course is through our website at link below.

Teagasc Kildalton Agriculture & Horticulture College, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. Tel: 051-644400 or Email: kildalton.college@teagasc.ie
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Course Fee €240
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Course Content

Expand+Learn how to protect plants and horticultural crops from the harmful effects of weeds, pests and diseases, and to select appropriate safe and sustainable control measures. Designed for anyone involved in the management and care of plants.

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Subjects Taught Module Content
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
• Describe the characteristics of common plant pests and disease-causing agents
• Review the effects, reproduction, spread and control of weeds
• Describe the range, formulations and uses of pesticides in horticulture
• Describe pest and disease control measures and legislative control practices
• Identify a range of horticultural pests and diseases
• Apply pesticides correctly with a knapsack sprayer
Careers or Further Progression By taking other Level 5 modules, students may be able to build towards a full award of QQI Certificate in Horticulture.
Further Enquiries Location and further details:
• Teagasc College of Amenity Horticulture,
National Botanic Gardens,
Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Tel: 01 8040201
Email: botanic.college@teagasc.ie

• Teagasc College of Horticulture,
Kildalton, Piltown, Co Kilkenny
Tel: 051 644400
Email: kildalton.college@teagasc.ie
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