953313 Current plant protection issues

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Gasser, Katharina , Steinkellner, Siegrid
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Research on plant protection topics in a team
Media in plant protection
Presentation of current topics in the form of flip charts and elevator pitches
Discussion of current crop protection issues (national and international)
Problems and solutions in practice
Research approaches in basic and applied plant protection

Previous knowledge expected

Basic knowledge in biology, ecology, plant protection, agriculture.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students
- know the most important sources of information for practice and research
- can search for specific topics for practice and research and critically evaluate the sources
- know current problems with harmful organisms and possible countermeasures
- know about new innovative techniques in crop protection
- have an insight into the current research landscape (basic research and problem-related research)
- have an awareness of plant protection problems in practice (relevance of classical and new plant protection problems)
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.