Grapevine Protection (2020/2021)

Course code
4S02740
Credits
12
Coordinator
Annalisa Polverari
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
ENTOMOLOGIA 3 AGR/11-GENERAL AND APPLIED ENTOMOLOGY II semestre Nicola Mori
PATOLOGIA 9 AGR/12-PLANT PATHOLOGY See the unit page See the unit page

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course of Entomology is to provide knowledge on the biology of the main arthropods harmful to grapevine, their interactions with the plant and the control methods. Particular attention will be given to biotechnologies applied to pest management and to biological and integrated control. At the end of the course, the student will have to demonstrate the ability to know and recognize the grapevine biotic diseases and develop a rational and environmentally friendly tools to control the harmful arthropods. Students will acquire basic knowledge about plant-pathogen interactions, pathogenicity and virulence mechanisms, and plant responses to pathogens. At the end of the Course, students will have specific competences on diagnosis, prevention and therapy of grapevine diseases, according to modern measures of crop management and environment protection.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
N.J. Bostanian, C. Vincent Arthropod management in Vineyards: Pests, Approaches and Future Directions Springer 2012
E. Tremblay Entomologia Applicata Vol. I Generalità e mezzi di controllo Liguori 2003
A. Lucchi Note di Entomologia Viticola Ed. Pisa University 2016