953318 Gene technology for plant pathologists

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Hage-Ahmed, Karin , Wieczorek, Krzysztof
Offered in
Wintersemester 2019/20
Languages of instruction


Resistance of plants.
Use of transgenic plants to improve resistance of plants against pathogens and pests.
Discussion of the advantages and possible risks of using transgenic plants in agricultural systems.

Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge of plant resistance mechanisms.
Students will know how to produce transgenic plants.
Knowledge of the use of transgenic plants for resistance of plants against pests and pathogens.
Students will have knowledge about advantages and possible risks of transgenic plants.
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