953329 Chemistry and application of pesticides

Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Redl, Markus , Lemmens, Marc
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Chemical background of pesticides,

modes of action, targets, formulations

application methodes for pesticides, technical background


Previous knowledge expected

based on the basisc of the bachelor study Agriculture (plant protection, agricultural engineering)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students know about chemistry and appilcation topics of pesticides. The students know
+the classification of pesticides, their mode of action
+ differences in fungicdes, herbicides, insecticides, arcarides
about the uptake and transport aof pesticides
+ the reason for selectivity
+ resistance mechanisms and antiresistance strategies
+ setting and function of application systems for field crops and horticultural crops
+ different jets, function and usage
+ the calculation of correct dosage
+ factors influencing the application of pesticides
+ labels for application systems
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.