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Using Biopesticide for healthy and sustainable crop production

This 5-days course will equip participants with knowledge on how biopesticides are made, advantages of using them, and their mode of action.

FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to take part in our upcoming workshops on Agricultural courses at our FineResults Research Services training facilities in Nairobi, Kenya or online.
17th to 21st January 2022 Biopesticide for healthy and sustainable crop production
21st to 25th March 2022 Biopesticide for healthy and sustainable crop production
Introduction
Biopesticides refers to a pesticide which originates from natural materials such as animals, microorganisms, plants, bacteria, and certain minerals. In comparison with the conventional pesticides, biopesticides are less toxic, affect the target pest, they are effective in small quantities and decompose quickly. Furthermore, no destructive residue is left after a period of application of such a product. This makes biopesticedes the most environment-friendly approach in pest control management.
Duration
5 Days
Training objectives
Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
• Learn about biopesticide formulations
• Understand Modes of Action for various types of biopesticides
• Learn how biopesticides are developed
• Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages biopesticides compared to synthetic chemicals
Who should attend?
• Agrochemicals researchers
• Research and Development Managers
• Formulation Specialists
• Agronomists and Chemists
Course outline
Module 1: Introduction to biopesticides
• Definition of biopesticides
• Classification of agricultural biologicals
• Classes of biopesticides
• Comparisson of use of biopesticeds and conventional pesticides
• advantages of using biopesticides
Module 2: Biopesticide mode of action
• Bioherbicide mode of action
• Bioinsecticide mode of action
• Biofungicide mode of action
Module 3: Biopesticide formulation
• Process of biopesticide formulation technique
• Comparison of biopesticides and conventional pesticides
• Requirements and Challenges for biopesticide Formulation
Module 4: Analysis of case studies where Biopesticides have been used
• Global trends in the development and use of biopesticides in agriculture
• opportunities for the use of biopesticides in agriculture
• Integrating biopesticides with Integrated Pest Management
• Components of Integrated Pest Management

Module 5: Field visit to farms that have adopted Biopesticides
TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION
This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.
For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

REQUIREMENTS
Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

TRAINING FEE
Cost:
USD 800
Registration
January in-person/online
March in-person/online
Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Services bank account one week prior to the training date and proof of payment sent to training@fineresultsresearch.org
For any registration of 3 or more participants; we offer a discount of up to 10%.
This course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits for in-person training.
ACCOMMODATION
Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: (+254 759 285 295) or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

PAYMENT
Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

CANCELLATION POLICY
• All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
• Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
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Date: 17 January 2022 to 21 January 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800

Date: 21 March 2022 to 25 March 2022
Time: 08:00 - 16:00
Venue: FineResults Research Services Training Center, Nairobi
Cost: USD 800

 
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