Phytosanitary optimization

Phytosanitary optimization

Area Code and Classification: 7M08n – “Agriculture and Bioresources”

Code and classification of training areas: 7M081- “Crop production”

Awarded degree: Master of agriculture in "Phytosanitary optimization" educational program.

Duration of study: 1.5 years

The purpose of the educational program – improvement of professional competencies required to perform the labor functions of specialists in the field of crop protection in different agroecological conditions within the existing qualifications and in accordance with the requirements of training that meet the requirements of employers.

Objectives of the educational program:

  1. Formation and development of social and professional competence, allowing to combine academic, professional, social and personal competences to solve problems in the field of professional and social activities;education in the spirit of patriotism, friendship of the peoples of the Republic of Kazakhstan, respect for different cultures, traditions and customs;
  2. The development of environmental thinking based on the system of value orientations of sustainable development of modern environmental management in order to properly solve environmental and resource problems in the field of agriculture;
  3. Formation of knowledge about the means and methods of plant protection, understanding the role of quarantine in the stabilization of phytosanitary conditions and their role in creating a healthy living environment, the ability to apply this knowledge to ensure the sustainable functioning of agrophytocenoses in modern agriculture;
  4. Formation of an active professional activity, setting tasks, working out and making decisions, planning and organizing the provision of activities, taking into account their social, environmental and economic consequences;
  5. Formation of skills of experimental research work, creative application of scientific achievements in the practice of agriculture.
  6. Formation of competitiveness of graduates in the labor market to ensure the fastest possible employment in the specialty. Willingness of graduates to continuously improve their professionalism throughout life.

General characteristics of the educational program

High stability of the crop industry and improvement of the level of technological processes of crop production provides the solution of enterprises of agro-industrial complex of professional tasks to optimize the effective protection of plants from pests, pests, diseases and weeds, through the use of modern machines, techniques and diagnostics of real phytosanitary situation and plant protection, safe for humans and the environment.

The educational program "Phytosanitary optimization" has been created based on the request of employers due to the increased need for specialists who will have general cultural, professional and specialized competences in plant protection , contributing to its social mobility and demand for the labor market.

Field of professional activity

Objects of professional work of graduates of magistracy, to master the x educational th program in Phytosanitary optimization are subdivisions of the State Committee “State Inspection in the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, the Republican State Institution (RSU) “The Republican Methodological Center for Phytosanitary Diagnostics and Forecasts” of the OIG in the AIC of the Ministry of Agriculture and its regional and regional branches, the Republican State Enterprise (RSE) “ Phytosanitary "OIG in the agroindustrial complex of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Republican Center of Plant Quarantine and branches, regional and district departments of agriculture, large. Medium and small agricultural groups engaged in the cultivation of agricultural crops, various companies and companies for the production and sale of pesticides and bioagents.

Professional competencies

To have skills in the use of methods of recording and observing pests on crops, establishing the range of their distribution; practically apply modern chemical, biological means of protection, taking into account agrotechnical, selection and seed-growing activities; manage modern plant protection machinery and equipment; methods of phytosanitary examination of regulated objects;

To be competent: in conducting diagnostics of harmful organisms, including quarantine objects, crops; in carrying out the method of counting the number of harmful organisms; in the implementation of protective measures against pests, diseases and weeds on crops; in the implementation of the localization and liquidation of quarantine objects.