Knowledge on principal biotic and abiotic diseases and mycotoxin contaminations, particularly referred to post-harvest, diseases diagnosis, epidemiology and control principles. Provide knowledge on the biological and behavioral traits of the main groups of pests in order to define of the most appropriate management and control programs for specific infestations in the main territorial agro-food industries. The course will be provided by frontal lessons in the classroom as weel as laboratory exercises; moreover, educational visits will take place at companies involved in different sectors of agro-food chains organized ad hoc during the reference semester. The course provides students with the necessary tools for the diagnosis of principal biotic and abiotic diseases and mycotoxin contaminations vitiating the quality and quantity of vegetable in post-harvest and storage as well as the criteria and control methods for their prevention foreseen in post-harvest. Introduction: foodstuffs and damage caused by animal parasites. Arthropods: general characteristics.
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Teacher Lucietta Betti. Credits 4. Teaching Mode Traditional lectures. Language Italian. Acquiring the elementary notions of the main plant diseases caused by viruses, viroids, phytoplasms, bacteria and fungi; learning how pathogens attack plants and how plants defend themselves against pathogens. The concept of disease and physiopathological bases. General features of plant pathogens viruses, viroids, phytoplasmas, bacteria, protozoa, straminipila, fungi, nematodes, parasitic higher plants.
Comparative pathogenesis of infectious diseases. Plant defence mechanisms, biochemical and genetic bases of resistance to pathogens and transgenic plants. Diagnosis and control of plant disease. Environmental factors that cause plant diseases. Belli G. Elementi di patologia vegetale. Piccin Nuova Libraria, Padova, pp. Agrios G. Plant pathology. Academic press, San Diego, California, pp.
Oral examination consisting of a question chosen by the student and two other questions concerning the program. The chosen topic can be presented in powerpoint and this option will be positively considered.
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Course contents The concept of disease and physiopathological bases. Teaching methods 32 hours of theoretical lessons. Assessment methods Oral examination consisting of a question chosen by the student and two other questions concerning the program. Teaching tools Multimedia material used during the lessons will be available to students. Office hours See the website of Lucietta Betti.
Elementi di patologia vegetale
Teacher Lucietta Betti. Credits 4. Teaching Mode Traditional lectures. Language Italian.
08236 - Elements of Plant Pathology
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