Classroom Training Course 2

Classroom training

Course 2: Application of biopesticides: fungi and bacteria

The Programme

Classroom Training

This practical demonstration, laboratory and field-based course will provide you with an understanding of: 

  • Overview of biopesticide legislation 
  • Overview of biopesticides 
  • Introduction to microbial biopesticide 
  • Isolation and identification of microbial control agents 
  • Mass production of biopesticide products 
  • Quality assessment (batch variation)
  • Identification of target insect pest species 
  • Product label and interpretation including handling, storage, transportation of biopesticides 
  • Application of biopesticides against major crops and pests in the agriculture and horticulture sectors 
  • Integration of biopesticides with other crop protection techniques. 

 

Vine weevil larvae

For – professional growers 

Develop – a complete understanding of biopesticide products 

Apply – fungi and bacterial products through a practical integrated pest management system within your own environment. 

Location 

To be confirmed.

Tel. + 44 (0) 1792 606916 

 

BASIS points: 12 

NRoSO points: 4