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Course details

Syllabus
Identification of potato diseases and varieties
Code
PR10
Designed for
Individuals who wish to understand more about potato varieties, diseases and disorders. This course will be of particular interest to new members of the potato trade, agrochemical specialists, consultants, agronomists and processors.
Entry requirement
Able to demonstrate practical experience
Dates and locations
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Price
£225 + VAT
Duration: 
A one day field-based course
CPD points
12 BASIS points; 6 NRoSO points
Author: 
Hannah Parish, Head of Cambridge HQ Trial Delivery, NIAB
Content

Field module 1 (half day) –

  • Introduction and botanical features of the potato plant;
  • Potato variety identification;
  • Fungal and bacterial potato diseases.

Field module 2 (half day) –

  • Virus disease identification;
  • Field walking and roguing techniques;
  • Variety and disease roguing.

Trainers are accredited by ARTIS

Participants receive an ARTIS Accredited Certificate