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Basis Certificate in Crop Protection (Agronomy)

A course for farmers, growers, advisers and representatives involved in decision-making rules in agriculture and horticulture. The course will address economic and environmental criteria for more informed systems of management. It is a 16 day course spread over several months. The course leads to the Basis Certificate in Crop Protection.


Pre Course requirements. Delegates should have a good depth of knowledge of crop production and pesticide application. PA1 and an application module are recommended but not essential.

Certificating Body: Basis Registration

Number of training days17 days including Exams, and revision sessions.

Course times: 9.00am to 4.30 pm

Instructor: Debbie Wedge

Cost: £2300 + Vat and Exam fee, includes, materials and lunch

BASIS Points Avaialable:

Venue: The Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST

Max Number of Trainees: 8

Subject Areas:

  • Weed Recognition & Problem Weeds by Crops
  • Pesticides: Chemical Groups; Modes of Action: Formulations Cereals
  • Cereals (continued) Oilseed Rape & Linseed
  • Nutrition: PH & Soils
  • Sugar Beet Grassland
  • Legislation & Regulatory Affairs
  • Integrated Crop Management (ICM)
  • Integrated Crop Management + Exam
  • Potatoes
  • Peas & Beans
  • Exam: Multi choice papers, Practical and VIVA

    Dates: Start date 13th April 2021. Click here for full list of dates

    Other Basis courses - Amenity Horticulture TBC Core modules plus invasive plants and hard surfaces.

    Basis - Grassland unit tbc

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