BOTY370 Mycology and Plant PathologyUpdated: 16 April 2020
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||72cp including BIOL110 and BIOL120 or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Coordinator(s)||David Backhouse (email@example.com)|
Plant pathology is the study of infectious disease in plants, and of the pathogens that cause them. In this unit students will learn how to identify fungi using keys and other diagnostic tools, describe the basic biology of fungi and other plant pathogens, discuss the role of pathogens in natural and managed ecosystems, describe the parasitic and mutualistic interactions between fungi and plants and demonstrate an understanding of how plant diseases are managed.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: