Grapevine Protection (2021/2022)

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Learning outcomes

The Course is divided in 2 teaching Units (Plant pathology and Entomology). The aim of the course is to provide knowledge on the biology of the main pathogens and arthropods harmful to grapevine, their interactions with the plant and their relative control methods. Particular attention will be given to pathogenicity mechanisms, plant resistance responses, biological and integrated control measures and to biotechnological applications for disease and pest management. At the end of the course, the student will be able to recognize the main grapevine biotic diseases and to apply a rational and environmentally friendly approach against grapevine disease and harmful arthropods.