953329 Chemistry and application of pesticides


Type
Lecture and field trip
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Britz, Roland , Winter, Silvia , Bauer, Alexander , Lemmens, Marc
Organisation
Division of Plant Protection
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Chemical background of pesticides,

modes of action, targets, formulations

application methodes for pesticides, technical background

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Previous knowledge expected

based on the basisc of the bachelor study Agriculture (plant protection, agricultural engineering)
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Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students know about chemistry and appilcation topics of pesticides. The students know
+the classification of pesticides, their mode of action
+ differences in fungicdes, herbicides, insecticides, arcarides
about the uptake and transport aof pesticides
+ the reason for selectivity
+ resistance mechanisms and antiresistance strategies
+ setting and function of application systems for field crops and horticultural crops
+ different jets, function and usage
+ the calculation of correct dosage
+ factors influencing the application of pesticides
+ labels for application systems
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You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.