The aim is to provide information on viticultural pests and pathogens, in detail:
infromation on grapevine diseases, their spreading patterns and to evaluate their economic impact on production. To know how to prevent its early event and spread applying suitable integrated pest management programs.
a) knowledge on biology, ethology of grapevine feeder insects (indigenous and exotic), as well as on damages caused to grapevine
b) build-up expertise on insect control strategies with emphasis on environmental friendly methods, IPM and biological control
c) Knowledge on the epidemiology of grapevine diseases transmitted by insect vectors and on prevention and control methods.
Expected learning outcomes
Lesson period: First semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)