Ecological Management of Pests and Diseases

Credits: 4

Program: Concepts. Imbalance factors in agroecological systems. Genetic resistance of plants to pests and diseases. Resistance induction. Biological pest control: concepts, importance and history, current situation in the country and examples of successful biological control programs. Level of economic damage of pests and diseases; monitoring of pests and diseases. Theory of trophobiosis. Soils suppressive to pathogens. Ecological management of diseases. Agrohomeopathy in the management of pests and diseases