953331 Soil-borne pathogenes and symbionts


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Schwalm, Henning , Hage-Ahmed, Karin
Organisation
Offered in
Sommersemester 2021
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

If presence is possible a field trip with sampling and consecutive analysis in the laboratory is planned.


Soil organisms (pathogens and symbionts) and their interactions with plants will be presented. A speciel focus will be on arbuscular mycorrhiza, fungal endophytes and soil-borne pathogens such as Fusarium and Gaeumonnomyces. Knowledge of the methodologies will be elaborated with teaching videos, coaching units and group work settings.





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Previous knowledge expected

The course builds on the basic knowledge of crop protection from the bachelor's programme.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students have a basic knowledge on an experimental set up, sampling and assessments AMF and pathogenic soil fungi. They are able to evaluate plant-symbiont-microbe interactions in the rhizosphere based on their own experience.
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.