|SCHOOL||AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES|
|COURSE CODE||AGRON1009||SEMESTER||6th / 8th|
|COURSE TITLE||INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT AND CERTIFICATION|
|INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES||TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK||ECTS|
|Lectures and laboratory course||5 (3+2)||5|
|LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS)||Greek|
|THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS||Yes (English)|
|COURSE WEBSITE (URL)||https://eclass.duth.gr/courses/OPE01178/|
- TEACHING OUTCOMES
|Upon the completion of the course the students will be able to:
1.Understand the principles of integrated pest management programs.
2.Understand the current protocols for certification.
- COURSE CONTENT
|Principles of integrated pest management in crop systems. Protocols for IPM certification according to AGRO1&2. Case studies for certain crops e.g. olives, citrus, stone fruits etc.|
- TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
|DELIVERING METHOD||In classroom|
|TEACHING ORGANIZATION||Activity||Semester workload
(25-hour workload per credit unit)
|STUDENT ASSESSMENT||Written exams at the end of the semester. Furthermore, student will have to prepare and submit by the end of the semester and before the examination period, one literature review project on a topic relevant to the course. Student should also prepare and give a brief lecture on the topic of their review pepper. The titles of the literature reviews will be announced within the 4th week of the semester and students could chose one topic which will best suit their interests.|
|Radcliffe E., Hutchison W. & Cancelado R. (2008). Integrated Pest Management: Concepts, Tactics, Strategies and Case Studies. Cambridge University Press.
Supplementary literature sources will be available during the course through e-class.