ADVANCED PLANT VIROLOGY

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΧ. ΜΑΘ. ΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ / ADVANCED PLANT VIROLOGY
CodeΕΦΝ712
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420000803

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600120894
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)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Biochemistry, Phytopathology
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the students will be able to: 1. know the mechanisms used by viruses and viroids to infect their host-plants 2. know the mechanisms of transmission of viruses and viroids 3. know the mechanisms of evolution of viruses and viroids 3. know the diagnosis strategy of viruses and viroids and the novel methods used for their control
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)
Taxonomy, synthesis and structure of plant viruses Expression of viral genomes Replication Movement in the host-plant Plant-Virus Interactions Plant-Vector Interactions Methodology of disease diagnosis and novel detection methods Epidemiology and ecology Genetic variability and evolution Novel methods of virus control Viroids
Keywords
Virus taxonomy, Virus synthesis and structure, replication, movement, molecular interactions, diagnosis, epidemiology, evolution, control, viroids
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
powerpoint
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Project
Total
Student Assessment
Description
written exams project
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Plant Virology. Hull R. Academic Press 5th Edition 2014 pp. 1103.
Last Update
13-11-2015