PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PLANT DISEASE DIAGNOSIS

Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΜΕΘΟΔΟΙ ΔΙΑΓΝΩΣΗΣ ΑΣΘΕΝΕΙΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ / PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PLANT DISEASE DIAGNOSIS
CodeΝ556Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001970

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 79
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Total Hours74
Class ID
600120735
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 completion of this course, students will be able to: 1. know the strategy of plant disease diagnosis 2. know the data that have to be considered for clinical diagnosis of plant diseases 3. know in detail the main methods used for laboratory diagnosis of fungi, prokaryotic organisms and viruses
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
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction- Importance of plant disease diagnosis Symptoms and signs of plant diseases- Introduction to clinical diagnosis Clinical diagnosis-Collection of samples Laboratory diagnosis-Isolation of fungi and bacteria-Diagnosis of fungi based on their morphology Laboratory diagnosis-Virus detection based on bioassays and electron microscopy techniques Laboratory diagnosis-Serological assays Laboratory diagnosis-Molecular assays Laboratory diagnosis-New diagnostic methods Laboratory diagnosis-Applications of molecular methods for the detection of fungi Diagnosis of bacteria Application of the diagnostic procedure on representative plant diseases Diagnosis of the etiology of new diseases
Keywords
Clinical diagnosis, Laboratory diagnosis, fungi, prokaryotic microorganisms, viruses
Educational Material Types
  • 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 laboratory exercises: powerpoint e-class platform: Moodle
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures80
Laboratory Work20
Reading Assigment17
Project20
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)
Ν. Κατής και Β. Μαλιόγκα, "Διαγνωστική Ιολογία", Γαρταγάνης, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2011 Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12635090
Additional bibliography for study
Plant pathology concepts and laboratory exercises. CRC press, 2004 The plant disease clinic and field diagnosis of abiotic diseases. APS press, 1997
Last Update
29-01-2019