Vineyard protection

A.Y. 2020/2021
11
Max ECTS
104
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/11 AGR/12
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to teach how to manage animal pests according to the most recent pest management strategies, that rely on the most environmental friendly techniques, to minimize undesired side effects and optimize the response of the vineyard agroecosystem to the attacks of potentially harmful organisms.
The course provides the students with the basic knowledge on the biology of plant pathogens (fungi, bacteria and viruses), diagnostic techniques, epidemiology of the most important grapevine diseases, criteria and means for a rational disease management.
Expected learning outcomes
After completing this course the student should have acquired the ability to i) recognize the animal pests of vine, ii) assess the extent of any yield loss, iii) choose and apply the best pest management options.
After completing this course the student should have acquired knowledge on the biology of the most important grapevine pathogens and epidemiology of the main grapevine diseases, and the ability to diagnose and manage the most common grapevine diseases in different grapevine growing areas.
Course syllabus and organization

Unique edition

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Entomologia
AGR/11 - GENERAL AND APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY - University credits: 0
AGR/12 - PLANT PATHOLOGY - University credits: 0
Field activity: 4 hours
Practicals: 8 hours
Laboratories: 4 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Patologia vegetale
AGR/11 - GENERAL AND APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY - University credits: 0
AGR/12 - PLANT PATHOLOGY - University credits: 0
Field activity: 8 hours
Practicals: 8 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
Monday 14.30-15.30
DiPSA