701-1615-00L  Advanced Forest Pathology

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersT. N. Sieber
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
701-1615-00 GAdvanced Forest Pathology
Lehrsprache Deutsch möglich auf Wunsch der Studierenden
2 hrs
Thu15-17CHN F 42 »
T. N. Sieber

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AbstractIn-depth understanding of concepts, insight into current research and experience with methods of Forest Pathology based on selected pathosystems.
ObjectiveTo know current biological and ecological research on selected diseases, to be able to comment on it and to understand the methods.
To understand the dynamics of selected pathosystems and disturbance processes.
To be able to diagnose tree diseases and injuries.
To know forest protection strategies and to be able to comment on them.
ContentStress and disease, virulence and resistance, disease diagnosis and damage assessment, tree disease epidemiology, disease management, ecosystem pathology.
Systems (examples): Air pollution and trees, endophytic fungi, mycorrhiza, wood decay, conifer- root rot, Phytophthora diseases, chestnut canker and its hypoviruses, urban trees, complex diseases, emerging diseases
Lecture notesno script, the ppt-presentations and specific articles will be made available
Literatureamong others:
Edmonds, R.L., Agee, J.K., Gara, R.I. (2000): Forest Health and protection. Boston: Mc Graw-hill.
Lundquist, J.E., Hamelin, R.C. (2005): Forest Pathology. From genes to landscapes. St. Paul, Minnesota: APS-Press.
Tainter, F.H., Baker, F.A. (1996): principles of Forest pathology. New York: Wiley.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe course is composed of introductory lectures, practical work, discussions and reading. The participants should have basic knowledge in forest pathology (corresponding to the course 701-0563-00 "Wald- und Baumkrankheiten, see teaching book of H. Butin: Tree diseases and disorders, Oxford University Press 1995. 252 pp.).

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersT. N. Sieber
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationAuf Wunsch wird die Prüfung Deutsch durchgeführt
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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ProgrammeSectionType
Doctoral Department of Environmental SciencesForest and Landscape ManagementWInformation
Environmental Sciences MasterNatural Science FoundationsWInformation