Plant disease epidemiology 463

Module code PLG 463
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content 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.
Module credits 18.00
Prerequisites PLG 251, PLG 262 and PLG 363
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Microbiology and Plant Path
Period of presentation Semester 2

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