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Recognise pests, diseases and weeds on crops  Level 1

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A learner achieving this unit standard will be able to understand the basic anatomy of an insect, the different life cycles and how insects and diseases cause damage. Furthermore, the learner will be able to recognize and report on insects, disease symptoms and common weeds.

Learners will gain an understanding of sustainable agricultural practices as applied in the animal-, plant and mixed farming sub fields. This unit standard focuses on the application of pest control in primary agriculture.

They will be able to participate in, undertake and plan farming practices with knowledge of their environment. This unit standard will instil a culture of maintenance and care for both the environment as well as towards farming infrastructure and operations.

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Level Beginner


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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed