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Plantation Crops

Course Category: Crop Production
Price: R2,400.00 Incl. VAT
Sale Price: 1,200.00 Incl. VAT (50% OFF)

Course Covers:

Coffee
Growth. Pruning. The Coffee Nursery. Planning. Weed Control. Fertilisation. Diseases. Common Plant Disorders. Pests. Control Measures. Scouting Procedures. Irrigation. Harvesting. Pulping to Dispatch. Marketing.

Tea
Growth and Harvesting. Pruning. The Nursery. Planning, Weeding and Fertilisation. Irrigation. Pest and Diseases. Manufacture.

Sugarcane
External Structure. Vegetative Propagation. Growth and
Development. Climate and Growth. Sucrose and the Farmer. Varieties and Breeding. Land Preparation. Planting. Ratoon Management. Pests. Diseases. Irrigation. Fertilisation. Weed Control. Harvesting. Processing.

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Course Outcomes

 

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1

Understand how a tea plantation grows and the appropriate soil requirements including the importance of pruning in tea production.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2

Implement and understand the importance of the tea nursery and planting of tea plants into the field.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3

Implement an effective weed control and fertiliser programme.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4

Identify plant diseases and disorders and implement appropriate action to rectify the plantation.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5

Identify pests and apply appropriate and effective scouting and control measures and procedures.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6

Apply appropriate irrigation system to a tea plantation.

SPECIFIC OUTCOME 7

Implement appropriate harvesting, pulping and marketing systems for tea

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