The Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course focuses on disease management. Attendees will be enabled to identify and evaluate disease and pathogens that effect plants as well as the best methods to deal with them. This course is tailored for agronomists, plant breeders and crop protection professionals.
1-5 Apr 2019
Course - Five day face-to-face lectures, seminar, field walks and practical based course.
Graduate level or relevant experience within the agrifood industry.
By the end of the Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course participants will be able to:
Areas covered on the Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course will include:
Assignment 1 is a critical appraisal of a diagnostic assay and Assignment 2 is based around the topic of disease management in plants. Both will be launched during the taught week’s delivery and the submission will be not less than five weeks later based upon workload scheduling across the course programme. This is to assure that there is sufficient time between launch of the Diagnosis and Management of Plant Pathogens course and submission to meet the time guide requirements associated with the assessment components. Both assignments are worth 50% of the total marks.
AgriFood Training Partnership
The University of Reading
PO Box 226, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 6AP
T. +44 (0)330 333 4530