953153 Phytopathology in horticulture


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Organisation
Offered in
Wintersemester 2018/19
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Methods of diagnosis of phytopathogenic organisms. Biology and epidemiology of important diseases of vegetables, ornamentals, fruits and grape-vine. Diagnosis of symptoms caused by viruses bacterials, fungi and non-parasitic damages. Requirements of plant diseases. Compatible and non-compatible host-pathogen-interactions. Economical damage thresholds and forcaste-models. Mode of action of plant protection products and their side effects. Aspects of biological and integrated crop protection. Examples of diseases on vegetables and ornamentals.
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Previous knowledge expected

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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge of

•important diseases and non-parasitic damages in vegetables, ornamentals, fruits and grape-vine

•biology of parthogens and host-parasite.interactions of selected pathogens

•methods of diagnosis of plant diseases

•mode of actions of crop protection substances for exactly treatments in an integrated pest management
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