M.Cp.0006 Pesticides I: Mode of Action and Application Techniques, Resistance to Pesticides (6 ECTS /4 SWS)

Coordinator
Prof. Dr. A. V. Tiedemann, Dr B. Ulber
Department of Crop Sciences, Division of Plant Pathology and Plant Protection/Entomology

Language
English

Type of instruction/contact hours
Lecture/excursion 46 h / 10h

Frequency (WS/SS) and duration
WS / one semester

Instructors
Prof.Dr.A.v.Tiedemann, Dr. B. Ulber, Dr. v. Hoersten, et al.



Content and objectives
- knowledge of pesticide compounds used in agriculture
- mode of action of pesticides (fungicides, insecticides, acaricides, herbicides )
- the main chemical compounds, application techniques and technologies for control of diseases, pests and weeds.
- resistance to pesticides, understanding resistance and designing resistance management strategies;

Exam requirements
Knowledge of pesticides, their application, mode of action and constraints



Examination

Written exam/ 45 minutes

Entrance requirements
none

Number of students
30