DISEASES OF CROP PLANTS

Course Information
TitleΕΙΔΙΚΗ ΦΥΤΟΠΑΘΟΛΟΓΙΑ / DISEASES OF CROP PLANTS
CodeΝ506Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001959

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 405
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the other845
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Total Hours65
Class ID
600120725
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
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 successful completion of the course the students will be able to: 1. recognize the major diseases on the main fruit trees, grapevine, vegetable, arable crop species and ornamental plants, based on their symptoms 2. suggest control measures based on the knowledge of each disease's epidemiology.
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
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Major diseases caused by fungi, prokaryotic organisms and viruses on fruit trees, grapevine, vegetable, ornamental and arable crops. Specifically, description of disease symptomatology, aetiology, epidemiology and control is included.
Keywords
pome trees diseases, prune trees diseases, citrus trees diseases, olive tree diseases, grapevine diseases, solanaceous vegetables diseases, cucurbitaceous vegetables diseases, cereal diseases, cotton diseases, tobacco diseases, sugar beet diseases, legume diseases, ornamental plant diseases
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 Communication with Students
Description
Teaching and Lab Software: powerpoint e-class platform: Moodle.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Reading Assigment30
Project27
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
100% written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Παναγόπουλος Χ. 2007. Ασθένειες καρποφόρων δέντρων και αμπέλου. Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, Αθήνα, σελ. 608
Additional bibliography for study
Παναγόπουλος Χ. Ασθένειες Κηπευτικών Καλλιεργειών. Εκδόσεις Σταμούλη, Αθήνα σελ. 480 Θανασουλόπουλος Κ. 1995. Μυκητολογικές ασθένειες δέντρων και αμπέλου. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, Θεσσαλονίκη, σελ. 248 Θανασουλόπουλος Κ. 1995. Μυκητολογικές ασθένειες φυτών μεγάλης καλλιέργειας. Εκδόσεις Ζήτη Spencer, D.M. 1981. The downy mildews. Academic Press Pegg, G.F.. and Brady, B.L. 2002. Verticillium Wilts. CABI Publishing. MacHardy, W.E. 1996. Apple scab, biology, epidemiology and management. APS Press, MN USA. American Phytopathological Society (1973). A Compendium of Corn Diseases. University of Illinois and Extension Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Cooperating, USA. Frederiksen, R.A. (1986). Compendium of Sorghum Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Graham, J.H., Stuteville, D.L., Frosheiser, F.I. and Erwin, D.C. (1979). A Compendium of Alfalfa Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Shew, H.D. and Lucas, G.B. (1991). Compendium of Tobacco Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Watkins, G.M. (1981). Compendium of Tobacco Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Wiese, M.V. (1977). Compendium of Wheat Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Webster, R.K. and Gunnell, P.S. (1992). Compendium of Rice Diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Jones A.L. (1990) Compendium of apple and pear diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Pearson R. C.(1988) Compendium of Grape diseases American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Teviotdale B. (2002) Compendium of nut crop diseases in temperate zones. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Ploets R.C. (1994) Compendium of tropical fruit diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Compendium of citrus diseases. 1998. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA. Ogawa, J.M., E.I. Zehr, and A.R. Biggs. 1995. Compendium of stone fruits diseases. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA.
Last Update
27-01-2019