Course Information
TitleΑΡΧΕΣ, ΜΕΘΟΔΟΙ ΔΙΑΓΝΩΣΗΣ ΚΑΙ ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗΣ ΑΣΘΕΝΕΙΩΝ ΤΩΝ ΦΥΤΩΝ / PRINCIPLES, METHODS OF DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF PLANT DISEASES
CodeΝ572Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600017374

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
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 Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Class ID
600143178
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
Required Courses
  • Ν027Υ PLANT PATHOLOGY
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 4. know the strategies of plant disease management 5. know in detail the several plant disease control methods with their advantages, disadvantages and limitations 6. 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)
Introduction - Plant Disease Symptoms - Clinical Plant Disease Diagnosis - Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungi/Morphological characteristics - Laboratory Diagnosis of Plant Viruses/bioassays/serological assays - Molecular diagnosis of pathogens-Methods of soil disinfection - Chemical Control of Plant Diseases: Fungicides/Modes of action/Modes of application - Chemical Control of Plant Diseases: Fungicide Resistance - Biological Control of Plant Diseases - Integrated Plant Disease Management
Keywords
Clinical diagnosis, Laboratory diagnosis, disease management, 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)
ΣΝ. Κατής και Β. Μαλιόγκα, "Διαγνωστική Ιολογία", Γαρταγάνης, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2011 Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 12635090 Σ. Γ. Γεωργόπουλος και Β.Ν. Ζιώγας, "Αρχές και Μέθοδοι Καταπολέμησης των Ασθενειών των Φυτών", Αυτοέκδοση, Αθήνα,1992
Additional bibliography for study
Agrios G. N. 2016. Φυτοπαθολογία. Επιμέλεια μετάφρασης Κατής Ν., Εκδόσεις Utopia, Αθήνα, σελ. 884 Plant pathology concepts and laboratory exercises. CRC press, 2004 The plant disease clinic and field diagnosis of abiotic diseases. APS press, 1997Compendium of citrus diseases. 1998. American Phytopathological Society, Minnesota, USA.
Last Update
18-04-2019