Phytopathological biotechnology (2008/2009)

Course partially running

Course code
4S00700
Credits
6
Coordinator
Annalisa Polverari
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
Laboratorio 1 AGR/12-PLANT PATHOLOGY 2° Sem Annalisa Polverari
Teoria 5 AGR/12-PLANT PATHOLOGY 2° Sem Annalisa Polverari

Learning outcomes

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Students will be trained to approach a plant disease diagnosis, with traditional and advanced techniques.

Syllabus

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Symptom analysis and description. Isolation in pure culture of fungal and bacterial plant pathogens. Microscopic observation of vegetative fungal structures. Pathogenicity test of bacterial isolates. Inoculation of indicator plants for viral disease diagnosis. E.L.I.S.A, serological test for virus identification. Use of PCR for pathogen diagnosis.

Assessment methods and criteria

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oral examination


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oral examination

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