CPT 510 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: CPT 510

COURSE TITLE: Pesticides in Agriculture

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 Units

COURSE DURATION: 1 hr. theory + 2 hrs. practical

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Akinola Rasheed POPOOLA B.Sc., M.Sc., PhD

Email: popoolaar@unaab.edu.ng

Office Location: Room 217, COLPLANT Building

Other Lecturers: Dr. A.A. Fajinmi

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Theory

Definition of pesticides.  Types of pesticides.  Biopesticides.  Pesticides Ingredients.  Chemistry and actions of Insecticides.  Pesticides Regulations.  Pesticides Applications and associated problems.  Alternatives to Pesticides Application.  Pesticides residue problems in developing countries.  Health and safety precautions.  Uses and abuses.  Pesticides : Hazards and Alternatives.

Practical

Pesticide application, crop protection equipment, usage and maintenance;  Practical health and safety precautions in pesticide application, protective clothing;  Application of artificial respiration on pesticides victims.

CPT 510 Lecture Note

 

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