Principles of plant protection

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/11 AGR/12
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
To provide basic knowledge on the causes of cultivated and spontaneous plant diseases, on diagnostic techniques, on the disease development, and on the criteria to design control strategies. Moreover, the course will provide knowledge on arthropods in various agroecosystems, and on environmental management techniques in a sustainable development context.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will:
- know the main characteristics of the most important plant pathogens, and of their interactions with the host plant;
- know the main strategies used for crop protection and the characteristics of the most important fungicides;
- know the main problems related to arthropods in agroecosystems.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Entomology
AGR/11 - GENERAL AND APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY - University credits: 4
Field activity: 4 hours
Practicals: 8 hours
Laboratories: 4 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Plant pathology
AGR/12 - PLANT PATHOLOGY - University credits: 4
Practicals: 8 hours
Laboratories: 8 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday from 10 to 12 am
BioProtection Group, Building former Patologia vegetale
Reception:
Monday 14.30-15.30
DiPSA