This unit is available in even years.
This unit is classed as a restricted unit and available to Master of Applied Science students.
This unit provides Master of Applied Science students with instruction on advanced topics of plant disease biology and management. 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. Students will undertake an advanced task to extend the understanding of plant disease management.
|Unit name||Plant Pathology|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
|Discipline||Agriculture and Food Systems|
Dr K Barry, Assoc Prof C Wilson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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6 lectures, 13x3-hr practical classes, 2x1 hr tutorials
3-hr theory exam (50%), internal assessments (50%)
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