Course: Phytopathological foray

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Course title Phytopathological foray
Course code BOT/FYTEX
Organizational form of instruction Excursion
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Sedlářová Michaela, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Mieslerová Barbora, doc. RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
We plan visits of several localities (PLA, botanical gardens, arboretums, research institutes, universities, and private companies)

Learning activities and teaching methods
Work with Text (with Book, Textbook), Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils
Learning outcomes
Excursions are focused on learning about the symptoms of common diseases of trees, wild, agricultural and ornamental plants in the field, the principles of collection and processing of materials, methods for identifying pathogens.
After completing the course the student should: - determine common species of diseases by macro-and microscopic characters - collect and subsequently process the items in the laboratory - indicate presence and importance of diseases common in CR

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Written exam

participation + practical knowledge of samples
Recommended literature
  • Böhmer B., Wohanka W. (2003). Atlas chorob a škůdců okrasných rostlin, ovoce a zeleniny. Praha.
  • Ellis, M.B., Ellis J.P. (1997). Microfungi on land plants. Richmond Publishing, UK.
  • Häni, F., Popow, G., Reinhard, H., Schwarz, A., Tanner, K., Vorlet, M. (1993). Obrazový atlas chorob a škůdců polních plodin. Praha.
  • Hluchý, M., Ackermann, P., Zacharda, M., Bagar, M., Jetmarová, E., Vaněk, G. (1997). Obrazový atlas chorob a škůdců ovocných dřevin a révy vinné. Brno.
  • Kazda, J. et al. (2003). Choroby a škůdci polních plodin, ovoce a zeleniny. Praha.
  • Nienhaus, F., Butin, H., Böhmer, B. (1998). Atlas chorob a škůdců okrasných dřevin. Praha.
  • Rod, J. (1997). Choroby zeleniny a brambor. Praha.
  • Rod, J., Hluchý, M., Zavadil, K., Prášil, J., Somssich, I., Zacharda, M. (2005). Obrazový atlas chorob a škůdců zeleniny střední Evropy. Brno.
  • Schwarz, A., Elter, J. (Eds.) . (1996). Obrazový atlas chorob a škůdců zeleniny. Brno.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Botany (2015) Biology courses - Summer
Faculty of Science Teaching Training in Biology for Secondary Schools (2015) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer