Agricultural Meteorology Management

  • Start Date

    17 May, 2022

  • End Date

    20 May, 2022

  • Price

    ₦250,000

  • WiFi

    Free wifi

Event Details

  • To introduce agro meteorology (definitions, aims, scope and importance)
  • To understand roles of agro meteorology in agriculture and its relation to other areas of agriculture.
  • To acquaint with recent developments in agro meteorology with historical
  • Developments.
  • Studies the characteristics, behavior or phenomenon of the atmosphere.
  • Studies the changes of individual weather elements. (Such as temperature)

 

Content

  • Meaning and scope of Agricultural Meteorology
  • Earth’s atmosphere- its composition, extent and structure
  • Atmospheric weather variables; Atmospheric pressure, its variation with height
  • Wind, types of wind, daily and seasonal variation of wind speed
  • Cyclone, anticyclone, land breeze and sea breeze
  • Nature and properties of solar radiation, solar constant, depletion of solar radiation,
  • Shortwave, longwave and thermal radiation, net radiation, albedo
  • Atmospheric temperature, temperature inversion, lapse rate, daily and seasonal
  • Variations of temperature, vertical profile of temperature, Energy balance of earth
  • Atmospheric humidity, concept of saturation, vapor pressure, process of
  • Condensation, formation of dew, fog, mist, frost, cloud
  • Precipitation, process of precipitation, types of precipitation such as rain, snow,
  • Sleet, and hail, cloud formation and classification
  • Weather hazards - drought, floods, frost, tropical cyclones and extreme weather
  • Conditions such as heat-wave and cold-wave
  • Agriculture and weather relations; Modifications of crop microclimate, climatic
  • Normal for crop and livestock production
  • Climate change, climatic variability, global warming, causes of climate change and
  • Its impact on regional and national Agriculture

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

DATE:

1ST BATCH: 25th – 28th Jan, 2022            

2ND BATCH: 17th – 20th May, 2022

3RD BATCH: 13th – 16th Sept, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
17 May, 2022 20 May, 2022
Start Date End Date
13 Sep, 2022 16 Sep, 2022
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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