PLANT PATHOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΦΥΤΟΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΑ / PLANT PATHOLOGY
CodeΝ027Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001771

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 693
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours78
Class ID
600119920
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. know the causes of plant diseases 2.know the transmission manner and the epidemiology of pathogens inducing diseases in plants 3. know the methods used for diagnosis of the diseases and detection of the related pathogens 4. know the measures proposed for the control of plant diseases
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
Course Content (Syllabus)
Concept of the disease, biotic-abiotic causes of plant diseases. Fungi as plant pathogens: Morphology-physiology-replication. Taxonomy of fungi. Pathogenesis mechanisms. Plant defense mechanisms. Epidemiology of fungal diseases. Prokaryotic microorganisms as plant pathogens: morphology-replication-taxonomy. Diagnostic methods. Infection manner. Control of prokaryotic diseases. Viruses as plant pathogens: Virus morphology, satellite viruses and satellite RNAs. Taxonomy. Diagnosis. Infection of plants and replication/movement of viruses. Virus epidemiology and control.
Keywords
Plant diseases, fungi, prokaryotic microorganisms, viruses
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Teaching and laboratory exercises: powerpoint e-class platform: Moodle
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures97
Laboratory Work40
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.ΦΥΤΟΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΑ GEORGE N. AGRIOS, UTOPIA, 2015 ΑΘΗΝΑ 2. ΦΥΤΟΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΑ Ε. ΤΖΑΜΟΣ, Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, 2008 ΑΘΗΝΑ
Last Update
25-01-2019