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Crop Protection
Code: G590S-
Teacher:  Marcello Iriti
Year: 
Term: 
CFU: 
CFU subdivision: Lectures: 5
Other: 1
Basic aims:  The course aims at providing students with adequate
knowledge about: a) the different approaches in crop
protection, focusing on the chemical control and related
environmental issues; b) basic elements of integrated
crop protection from diseases.
Acquired skills:  The acquired skills are essential in professional activities
in the sector of integrated crop protection from diseases.
Course contents:  Presentation of the course and educational aims.
Regulations on the registration, labelling,
commercialization and usage of plant protection
products and microbial antagonists.
Functional and chemical classification of fungicides, and
their mode of action and formulation.
Translocation of agrochemicals in plant tissues and
organs.
Methods for evaluating in vitro, in planta and in the
field the biological activity of fungicides.
Resistance to fungicides: genetic and biochemical
bases, prevention.
Fungicide residues in food.
Biological control. Natural products and inducers of
resistance (SAR).
Decision Supporting Systems: forecasting models.
Program:  Presentation of the course and educational aims.
Regulations on the registration, labelling,
commercialization and usage of plant protection
products and microbial antagonists.
Functional and chemical classification of fungicides, and
their mode of action and formulation.
Translocation of agrochemicals in plant tissues and
organs.
Methods for evaluating in vitro, in planta and in the
field the biological activity of fungicides.
Resistance to fungicides: genetic and biochemical
bases, prevention.
Fungicide residues in food.
Biological control. Natural products and inducers of
resistance (SAR).
Decision Supporting Systems: forecasting models.
Prerequisites:  Plant Pathology, Agronomy, Plant Genetics, Statistics.
Preparatory instructions:  None.
Learning materials:  Lorenzini G. e Nali C., 2012, Principi di Fitoiatria, II
Edizione, Edagricole, Bologna.
Muccinelli M., 2008, Prontuario dei Fitofamaci, XII
Edizione, Edagricole, Bologna.
Other info:  The exam consists of an oral test with questions related to
the programme.
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