This unit is offered in even years.
Advanced topics of plant disease biology and management are the focus of this unit. Topics will be illustrated by diseases caused by viral and virus-like agents, phytopathogenic bacteria and fungi in agricultural and horticultural systems. Topics include infection biology, host resistance, disease transmission, disease epidemiology and detection of pathogens. This unit integrates plant pathology with other disciplines including crop physiology, production and protection. Practical sessions are project-based including group work and field trips.
|Unit name||Plant Pathology|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Dr K Barry (Coordinator), Assoc Prof CR Wilson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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26 lectures, 13 lab classes/tutorials
3-hr theory exam (50%) and assignments (50%)
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