Pests and Diseases

The management of pests and disease in both plants and animals is crucial to establishing and maintaining a successful farming business. This unit provides an overview of pest and disease management and works through the process of identification, details the most common pests and diseases affecting agriculture in Tasmania and discusses options for controlling them on your property.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this online course you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between pests and diseases
  • Be aware of the different types of pests and diseases
  • Identify the major pests and diseases in Tasmania
  • Understand the legislation associated with pest and disease control
  • Be familiar with a range of pest and disease management techniques
  • Identify which techniques are appropriate for managing pests and diseases on your property

Below you will see the course content. When you are ready, begin the course with the introduction. Once you have read through this click the next button to move to the next lesson.