Plant Diseases: Biology and Control

University College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Plant Diseases: Biology and Control

  • Host University

    University College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Biology, Botany, Life Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2.5 - 3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3.75 - 4.5
  • Overview

    This course provides an overview of the biology, symptoms and signs, diagnosis and control of pathogens of
    crop plants. The following topics will be addressed: The economic and social impact of diseases on crop
    production. Important fungal, bacterial and virus diseases of field crops. Analysis of the impact of pathogens
    on yield and quality of field crops. Chemical, cultural and integrated methods for prevention and control
    including forecasting.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.