916329 Tree diseases in urban areas and cultural landscapes


Type
Lecture
Semester hours
2
Lecturer (assistant)
Halmschlager, Erhard , Pennerstorfer, Josef
Organisation
Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection (IFFF)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Biology, symptomatology and epidemiology of the most important tree diseases and pests as well as diagnosis of abiotic diseases on shade and ornamental trees and on trees in coppices and wild orchards; application of differential-diagnostic methods in the field and lab for the identification of factors causing disease; demonstration of measures of disease prevention and disease management

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After successful completion of the course, students know the most important tree diseases and pests in urban areas and cultural landscapes (parks, avenues, wind-breaks, coppices, wild orchards) and are able to perform simple diagnosis, using appropriate field guides and identification keys.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.