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Organic Agriculture (CPSC30050)
Credits 5 Subject Crop Science
Level 3 School Agriculture and Food Science
Semester   Information Semester One Module Coordinator Professor James Burke

This elective module is designed to give the student an overview of the main concepts of organic farming. Topics covered include the factors to be considered in the conversion from a conventional to an organic system, maintenance of soil fertility, rotations, manure management and composting, green manuring, pest and disease control in crops, principles of organic livestock production and marketing of organic produce.