logo
bca.bw   |   Contact Us   |   News & Events   |   Admissions   |   Research   |   BOJAAS   |   Library   |   BCA Consult   |   Search 

cline
cline
Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
cline
bline
University of Botswana
NRFTC
Botswana Government

The Department of Crop Science Production is made up of seven units, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Crop Protection, Soil Science,Plant Clinic,Horticulture and Forestry & Range



CSP301: Agro-forestry (3 credits)

The course will cover principles of agro-forestry, agro-forestry systems and importance of agro- forestry tree species with emphasis on the role of agro-forestry in tropical and semiarid regions. This 3 credits core course offered in semester 5 and has no pre-requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSP302: Cereal Crop Production (3 credits)

The course will cover sustainable production of cereal crops such as sorghum, millets, maize, wheat, rice, oats and barley and other minor cereal crops. Important production packages for these crops will also be covered. It is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 6 and has no pre- requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSP303: Controlled Environment Horticulture (3 credits)

The course will cover structures, designs, operations, production, irrigation systems, enriched environments and crop physiology under controlled environment. It is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 5 and has no pre-requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSP304: Legume, Oilseed and Fibre Crop Production (3 credits)

The course will focus on the production practices of leguminous, oilseed and vegetable fibre crops, factors affecting their performance, adaptation, yield quality and stability characteristics, processing and use as well as the current trends in grain legume, oilseed and fibre crops improvement. This is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 6 and has no pre-requisites. (2L, 2P)

CSP306: Pests of Field Crops (3 credits)

The course covers diagnostic characteristics of pest species that attack field crops, outbreaks of exotic pests, crop damage and damage assessment and pest control. It is a 3 credits core course offered in semester 6. (2L, 2P)

Prerequisite – CSB 203: Introduction to Crop Pests.       | 1 | 2 ... | 9 | 10 | 11 |

Copyright © 2017, Botswana College of Agriculture(BCA),All rights reserved
An Associate Institution of the University of Botswana established through Act of Parliament No. 9 of 1991