MODERN TECHNIQUES APPLICATION OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS

Course ID: PTR-SE>MODUCS
Course title: MODERN TECHNIQUES APPLICATION OF PLANT PROTECTION PRODUCTS
Semester: 6 / Spring
ECTS: 3
Lectures/Classes: 15 / 15 hours
Field of study: Agricultural and Forestry Engineering
Study cycle: 1st cycle
Type of course: optional
Prerequisites:
Contact person: dr inż. Beata Cieniawska beata.cieniawska@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: The scope of the material will allow the students to the practical use of the possibilities of technical and technological machines and equipment used in modern agriculture in the use of pesticides. In addition, knowledge of the subject is taught enables authorization to use plant protection products, testing equipment for use pesticides and advisory activities in that regard.
Full description: Methods of plant. Classification of machines and equipment for plant protection Principle of operation and use of the sprayers The Principles of plant protection treatment in the production field. The Principles of plant protection treatment in orchard production, Vegetable and under cover Periodic testing sprayers tractor. Development trends in plant protection technology research methodologies outline of apparatus for use in plant protection products. The basic safety rules when using pesticides.
Bibliography: Hamir S. Rathore, Leo M.L. Nollet. Pesticides: Evaluation of environmental pollution. 2012 CRC Press Leo M.L. Nollet, Hamir S. Rathore. Handbook of pesticides: Methods of pesticide residues analysis. 2009. CRC Press Tan E. Encyclopedia of pesticides: Volume I (pesticide use and advances). 2015. Callisto Reference Tan E. Encyclopedia of pesticides: Volume II (chemical and botanical pesticides). 2015. Callisto Reference Tan E. Encyclopedia of pesticides: Volume IV (pesticide residue and metabolism). 2015. Callisto Reference
Learning outcomes: Learniong outcomes: In the terms of knowledge: Knowledge of the basics techniques of crop protection, classification of machinery and equipment, the construction and operation, conditions of proper use of the chemical methods of pest management and research methodology sprayers. Student knows the risks from the use of plant protection products Student knows the structure and the basic indicators of the machines used for the treatment of spraying In the terms of skills: Student is able to use the basic principles, theoretical basis and practical work of the technical measures during the use of plant protection products Student is able to assess the impact of technical, technological and atmospheric quality of the treatment spray The student is able to practically advantage of technical and technological machines and equipment used in modern agriculture in the use of pesticides. In the terms of social competences: Student understands the need for continuous education and improvement due to changes in law in the application of plant protection products and the use of sprayers. Student knows how to discover and identify the hazards resulting from the use of pesticides in food production, resulting in activities to reduce environmental pollution, reduce the content of pesticides in food products and increase the safety of users of equipment for use of plant protection products.
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: grade obtained at classes (50%) + grade obtained at lectures (50%)

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