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PFG0078

Forest pathosystems in the 21st century

The course covers general aspects of forest diseases, current development using genomics and experimental approaches on tree – pathogen interactions. The intensive course week includes introduction of tree pathogens in theory and practise, further extended and deepened understanding of forest pathology, presentation of student projects and lectures by invited international teachers. The seminars will be open for all interested students/researchers.

Kursplan

PFG0078 Forest pathosystems in the 21st century, 3,0 Hp

Ämnen

Biologi

Utbildningens nivå

Forskarnivå

Förkunskapskrav

Course aimed primarily at PhD students.

Mål

: The aim is to give students a comprehensive overview in forest pathology, as well as provide information on state-of-the-art applications within the subject area.



After completed course, the student will:

- Be updated on the main types of disease problems in forest trees;

- Have a solid overview of the major forest pathology problems worldwide but with an emphasis on northern Europe;

- Have comprehensive knowledge on how to apply molecular methods on defined forest pathology questions;

- Be able to describe theories on tree – pathogen interactions.

Innehåll

The course covers general aspects of forest diseases, current development using genomics and experimental approaches on tree – pathogen interactions. The intensive course week includes introduction of tree pathogens in theory and practise, further extended and deepened understanding of forest pathology, presentation of student projects and lectures by invited international teachers. The seminars will be open for all interested students/researchers.

Examinationsformer och fordringar för godkänd kurs

Attendance at lectures and project presentations.

Ytterligare information

This course is given as a postgraduate course within the SLU Graduate School in Organism Biology.