Assess crop damage

Description

Identify and evaluate damage to crops due to disorders, adverse physical soil conditions, unsuitable pH, nutrient imbalances and deficiencies, the misuse of crop protection materials, or extreme weather factors.

Alternative labels

crop damage assessing
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evaluating crop damage

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Assess crop damage is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Hop farmer: Hop farmers plant, cultivate and harvest hops for the production of commodities such as beer.

Optional skill

Assess crop damage is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Agricultural technician: Agricultural technicians collect and conduct experiments and tests on agriculture and aquaculture specimens. They provide support to scientists and farmers and also analyse and report on conditions in the collected specimens’ environments.
Agronomist: Agronomists provide consulting services to companies, agricultural cooperatives, agronomical crop growers and horticultural crop growers on the cultivation of food crops. They study the science, technology and business related to growing plants. They examine crops and perform experiments in order to improve crop yields and farms’ production. Agronomists also examine the most effective ways to harvest and cultivate plants.

 


 

References

  1. Assess crop damage – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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