Plant protection

The course focuses on Plant Pathology and Plant protection.  The course will provide basic knowledge on plant-pathogen interaction and on the principles of plant defense. We will learn about the physiology of pests and pathogens of plants. In addition, we will provide practical skills for identification of plant diseases in the field and in the laboratory.

Lesson 1: Introduction to plant protection

Lesson 2: Abiotic and biotic factors effect on plants

Lesson 3: Integrated pest management

Lesson 4: Introduction to entomology

Lesson 5: Bacterial plant diseases

Lesson 6: plant viruses

Lesson 7: Diagnosis

Lesson 8: Trip to BGU lab, Exam

Plant protection at BGU labs