953334 Plant pathology in viticulture


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

Content

Representation of the biology, epidemiology and control of major pathogens and pests on vine and fruit trees;

Presentation of predictive models, legal background in the fight against pests, integrated pest management concepts, practical exercises for diagnostics

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Previous knowledge expected

Fundamentals of Plant Protection (953.100)
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students
- know and understand the most important processes of disease development and the development of plant damage by animal pests of the vine
- have knowledge of the plant's defense mechanisms
- know the biology of the main pests and diseases in national and international wine-growing regions
- know the fundamentals of multiplication and spread of pests population
- can assess and evaluate qualitative and quantitative damage done by pathogens and animal pests
- have specific knowledge to combat pathogens and animal pests in conventional, integrated and organic viticulture
- have specific knowledge about forecasting models in orchards and vineyards
- know guidelines and statutory requirements for integrated pest management
- know integrated production systems in orchards and vineyards and their inventory control with respect to pests and beneficial species occurance
- are able to assess the contexts in the development of resistance phenomena of vine against pests as the basis for specific control measures
- can perform Phytopathological laboratory tests for the diagnosis and characterization of pathogens of vine
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.