Potato - Part 1

National Institute Of Agricultural Botany
In Huntingdon Road

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Typology Course
Location Huntingdon road
Duration 5 Days
  • Course
  • Huntingdon road
  • Duration:
    5 Days
Description

Suitable for new members of the potato trade, agrochemical specialists, consultants, agronomists and processors.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0LE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Starts On request
Location
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0LE, Cambridgeshire , England
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Course programme

NIAB offers BASIS accredited potato training courses in potato agronomy, variety identification, crop walking, pests and diseases or bespoke courses to meet specific needs.

NIAB Comprehensive Potato Course

This well-established course is BASIS-accredited and offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the potato crop. It is carried out in conjunction with the National Association of Seed Potato Merchants (NASPM) and supported by the VTSC growers association. The course is open to all, but would be of great interest to new members of the potato trade, agrochemical specialists, consultants, agronomists and processors.

Part 1 - The Potato

The syllabus covers all aspects of the potato crop:- breeding, agronomy, seed production, good husbandry practices, storage techniques, up-to-date use of chemical control methods, pests and diseases affecting the growing crop, utilisation, processing qualities and market outlets. Teaching is accomplished through presentations and lectures from technical experts and national specialists. A course manual with full notes is provided. The course attracts BASIS points.


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