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Grassland Systems 3 (Forage breeding, conservation and biorefining)


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If you are resident in Wales, this course is free until the end of 2023. If you would like to continue with the course after this time the fees are £100 for non-accredited CPD or £250 to access assessments and work towards 5-credits. More details at https://ibersdl.org.uk/study-options/ibers-dl-microcredentials/about-microcredentials/

This microcredential explores the roles of plant breeding and forage conservation as part of sustainable grassland systems. It also looks at the potential for biorefining grass.

CQFW Level 7 - Masters Level


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Course Leader

Dr Sarah Watson-Jones
Course Description

Through a series of online lectures, guided reading and quizzes, students will explore:

- The processes and value of developing new forage crops for use in pasture-based systems.
- Different methods of forage conservation.
- The biorefining potential of grasslands.



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18/10/202331/12/2023£100.00[Read More]

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