953327 Laboratory diagnosis of plant damages

Exercise course
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gasser, Katharina , Bersch, Lana , Wieczorek, Krzysztof , Laure, Nicole
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


This course contains 3 experiments:
1. Immunological detection of plant viruses (ELISA)
2. DNA fingerprinting of Phytophthora strains
3. RT-PCR detection of plant RNA viruses

In addition to the experiments that will be conducted by the students basic background information will be given concerning the different detection methods

Previous knowledge expected

no practical experience necessary

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students will have basic knowledge of laboratory methods for plant pathogen detection, including ELISA and PCR. Students will be able to perform ELISA and PCR experiments.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.