INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF ARTHROPOD PESTS

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: One 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 on key agricultural crops. The first part of the course will focus on ecological and economics concepts involved in pest control, the second on the most promising tools in pest management tactics.