|Module code||PLG 463|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Understanding of how plant disease epidemics occur in nature and how they can be monitored and analysed. In-depth knowledge how of plant diseases cause crop losses, how these losses are quantified, and how losses are predicted. Examples of how epidemiology is used to set the strategy of plant disease control. Use of some statistical procedures for quantifying and comparing epidemics. Impact of climate change on plant disease development. In-depth discussions on plant-pathogen interactions and plant defence mechanisms.
|Prerequisites||PLG 251, PLG 262 and PLG 363|
|Contact time||2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Department of Plant and Soil Sciences|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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