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Scuola di Agraria e Medicina Veterinaria
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - AGRICOLTURA SOSTENIBILE
Insegnamento
IPM OF PESTS OF FRUIT CROPS IN TEMPERATE CLIMATE
AVP5073938, A.A. 2017/18

Informazioni valide per gli studenti immatricolati nell'A.A. 2016/17

Principali informazioni sull'insegnamento
Corso di studio Corso di laurea magistrale in
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE - AGRICOLTURA SOSTENIBILE
AV2293, ordinamento 2016/17, A.A. 2017/18
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Curriculum PLANT HEALTH [003LE]
Crediti formativi 6.0
Tipo di valutazione Voto
Denominazione inglese IPM OF PESTS OF FRUIT CROPS IN TEMPERATE CLIMATE
Sito della struttura didattica http://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it
Dipartimento di riferimento Dipartimento Agronomia Animali Alimenti Risorse Naturali e Ambiente (DAFNAE)
Obbligo di frequenza No
Lingua di erogazione INGLESE
Sede LEGNARO (PD)

Docenti
Responsabile ALBERTO POZZEBON AGR/11

Dettaglio crediti formativi
Tipologia Ambito Disciplinare Settore Scientifico-Disciplinare Crediti
AFFINE/INTEGRATIVA Attività formative affini o integrative AGR/11 6.0

Modalità di erogazione
Periodo di erogazione Primo semestre
Anno di corso II Anno
Modalità di erogazione frontale

Organizzazione della didattica
Tipo ore Crediti Ore di
Corso
Ore Studio
Individuale
Turni
ESERCITAZIONE 1.0 8 17.0 Nessun turno
LEZIONE 5.0 40 85.0 Nessun turno

Calendario
Inizio attività didattiche 02/10/2017
Fine attività didattiche 19/01/2018

Syllabus
Prerequisiti: Knowledge of general and agricultural Entomology
Conoscenze e abilita' da acquisire: Students will understand the ecological and economic concepts of Integrated Pest Management. They will be able to recognize and identify the main pests of temperate fruit (e.g. apple, pear, peach, apricot, cherry, soft fruits) and grapes, through appropriate monitoring and sampling procedures. Students will learn concepts and methods of biological control, cultural control, and biotechnics applied to pest control. They will understand how to build control measures aimed at minimizing the impact of pesticides on human health and the environment.
Modalita' di esame: Final exam. A term project will be assigned to students and will count in the final course grade.
Criteri di valutazione: Written exam will assess the degree of knowledge on the topics presented during the lectures; Term project will evaluate critical analysis skills, and the creativity in pest management implementation
Contenuti: This course will deal with current strategies of biological and integrated control of arthropod pests of fruit crops in temperate climate: Topics covered: IPM overview; biology and management of pests of apple, pear, peach, apricot, cherry, soft fruits and grape; general aspects of biological, cultural and chemical control tactics in temperate fruit production.
Attivita' di apprendimento previste e metodologie di insegnamento: There will be 48 contact hours. The course will comprise front lectures with slides presentation, laboratory sessions and seminars. Reading of the class textbook, of material and other references provided by instructor will be associated to the lectures. During the course laboratory sessions (about 16 hours) will be dedicated to a practical presentation of IPM tools and their use. Laboratory sessions will comprise field visits.
Eventuali indicazioni sui materiali di studio: The material used for the course will be made available to students through the Moodle platform of the School at
https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/login/index.php
Testi di riferimento:
  • Aluja, Martin, Tracy C. Leskey, and Charles Vincent, eds., Biorational tree-fruit pest management.. --: CABI, 2009.
  • Bostanian, Noubar J., Charles Vincent, and Rufus Isaacs, eds., Arthropod Management in Vineyards: Pests, Approaches, and Future Directions. --: Springer Science & Business Media, 2012.
  • David V Alford, Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition. --: CRC Press, 2007.