Programme

PlantHealth

Universitat Politècnica de València

M1 First semester

  1. Sustainable farming systems (4.5 ECTS)
  2. Agricultural Botany (4.5 ECTS)
  3. Data acquisition, analyses, and scientific methods in life sciences (6 ECTS)
  4. Biodiversity conservation (4.5 ECTS)
  5. Adaptation to climate change in agroecosystems (4.5 ECTS)
  6. Population genetics (3 ECTS)
  7. Languages (3 ECTS)

M1 Second Semester

  1. Weed Biology (4.5 ECTS)
  2. Applied Entomology (6 ECTS)
  3. Plant Pathology (6 ECTS)
  4. Physiological responses of plants to pathogens and pests (4.5 ECTS)
  5. Molecular techniques in Plant Protection (3 ECTS)
  6. Internship (6 ECTS)

M2 Third Semester

  1. Identification and monitoring of pests and beneficials (3 ECTS)
  2. Disease epidemiology (3 ECTS)
  3. Biological control of pests, pathogens and weeds (3 ECTS)
  4. Pesticides and other pest control measures (3 ECTS)
  5. IPM in Mediterranean vegetables and ornamentals (6ECTS)
  6. IPM in Mediterranean fruit crops (6ECTS)
  7. IPM in practice: implementation, assessment and evaluation (3ECTS)
  8. Languages (3 ECTS)

 

University of Göttingen

M1 First semester

  1. Scientific working methods I. Basic laboratory techniques (3 ECTS/C)
  2. Weed biology and weed management (6 ECTS/S)
  3. Pesticide application in Plant Health management (6 ECTS/S)
  4. Plant Nutrition and Plant Health (3 ECTS/S)
  5. Introduction to IPM (6 ECTS/C)
  6. Plant-herbivore interactions (6 ECTS/S)
  7. Language course (3 ECTS/C)

M1 Second Semester

  1. Scientific working methods:
    1. Scientific writing and presentation (3 ECTS/C)
    2. Journal Club (3 ECTS/C)
  2. Pests and Diseases in Temperate Crops (6 ECTS/C)
  3. Applied weed science (6 ECTS/S)
  4. Practical Statistics and Experimental Design in Agriculture (6 ECTS/C)
  5. Basics of Molecular Biology in Crop Protection (6 ECTS/S)
  6. Internship (6 ECTS/S)
  7. Language course (3 ECTS/C)

M2 Third Semester

  1. Toxicology, Ecotoxicology Environmental Metabolism, Regulation registration of pesticides (6 ECTS/C)
  2. Interactions between plants and pathogens (6 ECTS/S)
  3. Mycology (6 ECTS/S)
  4. Molecular Techniques in Phytopathology (6 ECTS/S)
  5. Mycotoxins and fungal virulence factors (6 ECTS/S)
  6. Plant Virology (6 ECTS/S)

Detail of the courses: C = compulsory; S = selected

 

Padova University

M2 Third Semester

  1. Biotechnology for plant protection (6 ECTS)
  2. Sustainable use of pesticides (6 ECTS)
  3. IPM of pathogens of fruit crops in temperate climate (5 ECTS)
  4. IPM of pests of fruit crops in temperate climate (6 ECTS)
  5. Management of native and non-native pests in the landscape (6 ECTS)
  6. Language course (1 ECTS)

 

Montpellier SupAgro, AgroParisTech, AgroCampus Ouest
(Joint offer from French Universities)

M2 Third Semester

  1. Tool modules (Statistics and French language for foreigners) (4ECTS)
  2. Biodiversity and interactions, especially in tropical crops (5ECTS)
  3. IPM in temperate horticultural productions (5ECTS)
  4. Agro-Ecology in plant protection (5ECTS)
  5. Integrated crop protection strategies (5ECTS)
  6. Personal work (Study cases on IPM) (6 ECTS)