Cereal Production

Topics include - review of progress in the development of new cereal cultivars and their contribution to yield improvement - options in cereal crop establishment, - factors determinig optimum yield and quality in cereals, - production of high quality cereals, detailed study of milling wheat and malting barley production, - role of crop nutrition and fertilisation practices in cereal crops, -current practices in crop protection including weed control, disease control, growth regulation, intensive

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

Should you have any queries regarding your eligibility, please contact us at info@advancecentre.ie

On successful completion of this module, the student is expected to be able to

1. Discuss the use and role of crop growth stagesCompare and contrast different approaches to agrochemical use in cereal production

2. Appraise variety selection for different cereal crops.

3. Evaluate approaches to cereal crop establishment.

4. Formulate optimal crop nutrition programmesDescribe key aspects of cereal quality and end uses

Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the  MSc in Digtal Agriculture Full Time  or MSc in Digital Agriculture Part Time. 

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