Principles of field crop agronomy. Crop-environment interactions. Cropping and farming systems for sustainable crop production. Crop propagation. Sustainable crop nutrition. Nutrient requirements and fertiliser recommendations for specific crops/ cropping systems. Nutrient deficiency symptoms and their corrections. Green manuring. Sustainable production of economically important horticultural crops. Bio-fertilisers and crop responses. Field operations and techniques. GlobalGAP and its applications. MauriGAP standards and certification. Seminar series: on-the-farm biodiversity for sustainability.