Course syllabus SOKRL - Pests of Ornamental Plants (FA - SS 2017/2018)

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Course code: SOKRL
Course title in language of instruction: Škůdci okrasných rostlin
Course title in Czech: Pests of Ornamental Plants
Course title in English: Pests of Ornamental Plants
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master continuing
Semester: SS 2017/2018
Name of lecturer: Mgr. Ing. Eva Hrudová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Lada Klimešová (instructor)
prof. RNDr. Zdeněk Laštůvka, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Hana Šefrová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: none
Aims of the course:
To obtain elementary knowledge in horticultural entomology and ability to determine insect pests and recommend methods of pest control.
Course contents:
1.Pest of ornamental plants in greenhouse (symptoms, morphology, bionomics, ecological requirements, pest control) (allowance 4/4)
a.Hemiptera (Aleyrodinea, Aphidoidea, Coccoidea)

2.Pests of deciduous trees (symptoms, morphology, bionomics, ecological requirements, pest control) (allowance 8/8)
a.Hemiptera (Heteroptera, Auchenorhyncha, Aleyrodinea, Aphidoidea, Coccoidea)
b.Coleoptera (phyllophagous, rhizophagous, xylophagous)
c.Lepidoptera (phyllophagous, xylophagous, miners)
d.Diptera (miners, cecidiophagous)
e.Hymenoptera (phyllophagous, miners, cecidiophagous)
f.Acarina (Tetranychidae, Eriophyidae)

3.Pests of ornamental conifers (symptoms, morphology, bionomics, ecological requirements, pest control) (allowance 6/6)
a.Hemiptera (Heteroptera, Aphidoidea, Coccoidea)
b.Coleoptera (phyllophagous, xylophagous)
c.Lepidoptera (phyllophagous, xylophagous, miners)
d.Hymenoptera (phyllophagous, miners)
e.Acarina (Tetranychidae)

4.Pests of perennial and annual plants (symptoms, morphology, bionomics, ecological requirements, pest control) (allowance 6/6)
a.Polyphagous pests of flower (Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera)
b.Pests of bulb and tuber plants
c.Pests of roses
d.Pests of rock plants
e.Pests of aquatic plants

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to make decisions
-Ability to solve problems
-Ability to work independently
-Science and research skills
-Work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability of using integrated pest and disease management methods
-Ability to determine the cause or causative agent of damage of ornamental plants and identify pest
-Knowledge of pests of the main types of cultivated ornamental plants
-Skills of finding a solution for a particular situation and determination of a suitable way to protect ornamental plants
-Skills of performing of protective actions according to applicable legislation

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice28 h
     professional educational excursion28 h
     preparation for exam56 h
Total140 h
Assessment methods:
In order to obtain compensation, participation in compulsory exercises, cognitive test of pests. Test in the form of the test. To obtain the credits is required at least 75% of correct answers.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
REHARTMANN, G. -- BUTIN, H. -- NIENHAUS, F.Atlas poškození lesních dřevin: diagnóza škodlivých činitelů a vlivů : 517 barevných fotoPrahaBrázda200180-209-0297-X
REHRUDOVÁ, E. -- ŠAFRÁNKOVÁ, I.Ochrana okrasných rostlin před chorobami a škůdciVelké BíloviceTeMi CZ2012978-80-87156-67-4
REKŘÍSTEK, J. -- URBAN, J.Lesnická entomologiePrahaAcademia200480-200-1052-1
RENIENHAUS, F. -- HELEBRANT, L. -- BUTIN, H. -- BÖHMER, B.Atlas chorob a škůdců okrasných dřevinPrahaBrázda199880-209-0275-9
REŠAFRÁNKOVÁ, I. -- BERÁNEK, J.Metodická příručka ochrany okrasných rostlinPrahaMinisterstvo zemědělství2010978-80-7084-946-0
RETOMICZEK, C. -- CECH, T. -- KREHAN, H. -- PERNY, B. -- HLUCHÝ, M. -- ŠEFROVÁ, H.Atlas chorob a škůdců okrasných dřevinBrnoBiocont Laboratory200580-901874-5-5
REKAPITOLA, P. -- UHLÍŘOVÁ, H.Poškození lesních dřevinKostelec nad Černými lesyLesnická práce, s.r.o.200480-86386-56-2
REALFORD D. V., 1995: A colour atlas of pests of ornamental trees, shrubs and flowers. Manson Publishing, London, 448 s.
REŠEFROVÁ H. Škůdci okrasných rostlin. MENDELU, Brno, 2015. 180 s.


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