PLANT DISEASE MANAGEMENT

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΑΣΘΕΝΕΙΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ / PLANT DISEASE MANAGEMENT
CodeΝ558Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001980

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS

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

Registered students: 173
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-4
FYTIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Total Hours26
Class ID
600120743
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 strategies of plant disease management 2.know in detail the several plant disease control methods with their advantages, disadvantages and limitations 3. They will be able to design plant disease management programs by combining knoweldge for the epidemiology of plant diseases, already acquired from other courses and knowledge for specific control methods acquired in the current course
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)
Strategies and methods of plant disease control. Cultural measures and enhacement of plant resistance to diseases. Production of certifield propagative material. Biological control of plant diseases - mechanisms of biological control. Resistance varieties, genetics of disease resistance and genetically modified plants. Chemical control of plant diseases, methods of application and fungal resistance to fungicides. Integrated plant disease management.
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 Communication with Students
Description
Teaching and laboratory exercises: powerpoint e-class platform: Moodle
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures70
Reading Assigment19
Project20
Exams3
Total112
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)
Σ. Γ. Γεωργόπουλος και Β.Ν. Ζιώγας, "Αρχές και Μέθοδοι Καταπολέμησης των Ασθενειών των Φυτών", Αυτοέκδοση, Αθήνα,1992
Last Update
27-01-2019