General plant pathology 351

Module code PLG 351
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Principles and examples of plant diseases and their socio-economic importance particularly in the context of Africa and South Africa. Pathogens causing disease of seeds, seedlings, foliage, roots, stems, grains and fruit. Diagnosis, symptom expression and selected disease cycle examples caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites MBY 161 and PLG 262
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 1

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