Plant Protection (Keszthely)
|Study location||Hungary, Keszthely|
|Type||Master, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||4 semesters|
|Course code||Agricultural Science|
Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
The aim of the programme is to train specialists of plant protection who are able to fulfil directional, managing, organizing, consulting, regulating and marketing tasks, based on their wide theoretical knowledge.
Such experts are able to detect the organisms, which are threatening plants (pathogens, pests, weeds) and they are acquainted with their biology and reproduction, and also with the effects and mechanism of pesticides concerning even the environment and humane hygiene. They can prevent the harms and damages caused by the above-mentioned organisms and they are applying the procedures of ecological and integrated plant protection in order to reduce the pesticide-load of the environment. In their work they are always attentive to the safety of food, processors, consumers and the environment. Having a degree in higher education they are permitted to use restricted chemicals.
The further aim is to prepare the interested and inspired students for research work and PhD training in the field of plant protection.