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The

FA C U L T Y Faculty

BOOKLET 2004 – 2005 of Science & Agriculture

AGRI 2000 (AG233) INTERNSHIP – SUMMER (3 credits)

AGRI 3000 (AG35B) STATISTICAL METHODS (4 credits)

Syllabus: Hands-on experience in agricultural activities on accredited commercial, semi-commercial, research or marketing institu-

tions in any Caribbean country. Assessment: Coursework: (Host Evaluation: Student Report: Co-ordinator Evaluation:

35%; 50% 15%)

100%

AGRI 2001 (AG21C) TROPICAL CROP PROTECTION (3 credits)

Prerequisite: AL13B and AG13B Syllabus: The nature and extent of pest damage in the tropics and the roles of various pest agents-insects, mites, nematodes, weeds, pathogens, vertebrate pests. Biology and ecology of tropical pests and the concept of pest threshold levels. Principles of pest control-cultural, biological, chemical, legislative. Pesticide for crop pest management, formulations and application. Pes-

ticide safety concepts. Integrated pest management. Assessment: In-course test: Final examination:

40% 60%

Prerequisite: AG14C Syllabus: Basic descriptive Statistics, basic concepts and terms in infer- ential statistics. Binomial and Normal Distributions. Infer- ence about a single population mean and the difference be- tween two populations mean. Analysis of categorical data: as- sessing independence of factors and Goodness of Fit Test. Design of experiments and analysis of variance, correlation and

simple linear regression. Assessment: Coursework: Examination:

40% 60%

AGRI 3001 (AG39A) CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACT & MANAGEMENT (4 credits)

Prerequisites: BL11G or AG16B Syllabus: Physical principles of meteorology and atmosphere dynamics. Greenhouse gases and climate change. Techniques of moni- toring and control of atmospheric pollution. Global warming and impacts on the environment. Adaptation strategies and Impact control. International Global Climate Control Treaties.

Assessment:

In-course assessment

40%

One 2-hour theory examination

60%

AGRI 2002 (AG22C) POSTPRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY (3 credits)

Prerequisite: AG16B and AP10B Syllabus: Technology for agricultural products quality measurement and enhancement during processing and marketing; commodity and co-product processing into value added materials and special- ity products. Increasing marketability and value of commodi- ties by ensuring value–added products retain sensory quality, nutritional value and are free from safety hazards. Recovery

AGRI 3013 (AG313) RESEARCH PROJECT (4 credits)

and utilisation of processing waste. Assessment: In-course tests: Examination:

30% 70%

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