AGRONOMY

Course CodeBAG306
Fee CodeS1
Duration (approx)100 hours
QualificationStatement of Attainment

Learn to grow broad acre crops such as wheat, rice, cotton and soybeans.

 

Agronomy is a large and important part of global agricultural production. It gives us the grains that form a major part of the human diet in many places. We make bread, cakes, pastries and breakfast cereals from agronomic grains. We cook rice and other grains to eat with meat and vegetables. We derive cooking oils, fabrics and many other basic commodities from agronomic farms.

Agronomy is plant culture on a very large scale, with a very definite purpose.

 

 

 

Lesson Structure

  1. Introduction to Agronomic Practices
  2. Culture –What Influences Crop Growth
  3. Crop Husbandry Practices
  4. Seed and Seed Management
  5. Arable Cereal Crops
  6. Arable Broadleaf Crops
  7. Harvesting Crops
  8. Crop Management – Special Project

Why study this course.


Agronomist are an integral part of food production and other commodities from agriculture. They advise our primary producers in relation to making amendments to the soil, how to control pests and diseases in a wide variety of agricultural and horticultural crops.

 

 

 

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