Course overview

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's 'Potato Production and Management' course.

This unit will allow you to:

  • Identify pests, weeds and diseases encountered in potato production and evaluate the opportunities for integrated control strategies.
  • Formulate crop protection plans for sustainable potato production.
  • Evaluate the impact of crop protection strategies on food safety, operator safety, natural resources and biodiversity.

Key facts

Course Dates
5 days
Fee info
£750 is the standalone unit fee or £648 as part of the Potato Production and Management module
Course Provider
Harper Adams University
Course Arrangements
Full joining instructions will be confirmed by the course provider.
Course Location
Harper Adams University
AFTP Cohort
My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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