This is a 2-day course which, will consist of tuition in barley grain characters and practical sessions. Both the tuition and practical sessions will involve using microscopes.
The course will be based on the identification of barley varieties and detection of varietal impurities using grain characteristics.
The course also includes short talks on Electrophoresis and other chemical test used in grain identification.
There will be a test on the 2nd afternoon of the course. Candidates who pass are issued with a certificate of competence.