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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. Current trends in plant pathology such as biosecurity, sanitory and phytosanitary issues of trade. Risk assesment and international food safety standards. The use of global information systems to assess disease spread and impact of global warming. Supply chain analysis, postharvest technology and food trade aspects.

Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites MBY161, MBY261 and PLG262
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Microbiology and Plant Path
Period of presentation Semester 1

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