IPM OF PESTS OF FRUIT CROPS IN TEMPERATE CLIMATE

Second cycle degree in SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Campus: LEGNARO (PD)

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ALBERTO POZZEBON

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Knowledge of general and agricultural Entomology
Examination methods: Final exam. A term project will be assigned to students and will count in the final course grade.
Course unit contents: 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.