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PESTS MANAGEMENT IN URBAN AREAS

CODE 65819
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS 2 credits during the 2nd year of 9006 GREEN AREAS AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN (LM-3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR AGR/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (GREEN AREAS AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

TEACHING METHODS

The course consists of lectures, using presentations and slides available to the students.
During the course, the degree of learning achieved by the students will be assessed from time to time during the lectures.
During the lessons questions will be asked to verify both the previous knowledge and the level of understanding and the ability to link the different topics of the course.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

Relationships between insect pests and their host plants. Trophic activity, direct and indirect damage. Symptoms and causes favouring insect pests outbreaks. Main invasive indigenous and exotic insect pests in the urban environment: distribution, bio-ethology and control strategies.

Control methods, with particular attention to low environmental impact strategies. Trunk injections. Natural and biological control.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Teaching material (e.g. PowerPoint presentations, articles for further information and critical readings) will be available to the students.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

BIANCA MARIA RINALDI (President)

CHIARA FERRACINI

PAOLA GULLINO

FEDERICA LARCHER

LESSONS

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

The final exam is carried out in an integrated form with the other modules of the course and consists of the evaluation of a project prepared by the students.

 


 

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
26/01/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio
09/02/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio
17/06/2022 09:00 TORINO Laboratorio