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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
LAND AND LANSCAPE RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT
Course unit
ENTOMOLOGY OF ORNAMENTALS
AGM0013366, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
LAND AND LANSCAPE RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT
AG0061, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track PAESAGGIO, PARCHI E GIARDINI [001LE]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 8.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENTOMOLOGY OF ORNAMENTALS
Website of the academic structure https://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ANDREA BATTISTI AGR/11

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines AGR/11 General and Applied Entomology 8.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Laboratory 2.0 16 34.0 No turn
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/03/2020
End of activities 12/06/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
11 Commissione a.a. 2019/20 01/12/2019 30/11/2020 BATTISTI ANDREA (Presidente)
RASSATI DAVIDE (Membro Effettivo)
FACCOLI MASSIMO (Supplente)
MARINI LORENZO (Supplente)
MAZZON LUCA (Supplente)
MORI NICOLA (Supplente)
10 Commissione a.a. 2018/19 01/12/2018 30/11/2019 BATTISTI ANDREA (Presidente)
RASSATI DAVIDE (Membro Effettivo)
FACCOLI MASSIMO (Supplente)
MARINI LORENZO (Supplente)
MAZZON LUCA (Supplente)
MORI NICOLA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge in plant and animal biology, as well as skills in ornamental plant identification.
Target skills and knowledge: Acquisition of a methodology that allows to apply the knowledge acquired during the course, exploiting, in particular, the ability to use bibliographic and on-line resources.
Examination methods: Written exams on both theoretical and practical part of the course.
Assessment criteria: Knowledge on the topic discussed during the course and skills in pest identification.
Course unit contents: Pest (sap-suckers, gall-makers, defoliators, xylophagous) and beneficial insect categories (pollinators, natural enemies). For the most important species included in each category, the main morphological features, the ecology, the life cycle, the main symptoms, and the tools available for the management will be discussed.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Each topic will be addressed through lectures (2 hrs/week) as well as lab and field activities (4 hrs/week).
Additional notes about suggested reading: Right after a class, ppt presentations will be uploaded in the Moodle website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/course/index.php?categoryid=6.
The recommended book can be used for acquiring more detailed information, but this is not mandatory.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Pollini A., Manuale di entomologia applicata. Bologna: Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole, 2013. Cerca nel catalogo