Harper Adams University
The aim of the course is to provide students with specialized training in weed science. eeds cause significant losses in crop production despite the continued development of cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls. In addition they reduce crop quality, cause cultivation and harvest problems and act as hosts for crop pests and pathogens. Only by understanding weed life cycles and their interactions with crops and the environment can truly integrated controls be developed.
A UK Honours degree (minimum 2.2) or equivalent overseas qualification. A good FdSc/HND pass in a relevant subject area plus at least 2 years' relevant industrial or professional experience. Previous experience, referees' reports and interviews will be used to determine the suitability of candidates for particular programmes.
Research and information skills; weed ecology and physiology; current perspectives in weed management; plant health management: theory; plant health management: practice; ecological principles and decision tools; integrated farm management; advanced research methods; principles and practice of crop production; case study; research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 8,600 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 13,200 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MRes||Full-time||£ 8,600 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Harper Adams University||Newport||TF10 8NB||West Midlands|
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