Course Program

History of plant bacteriology; Importance of phytobacteriosis; Anatomy and morphology of the bacterial cell; Physiology and growth. Main processes of genetic recombination; Taxonomy of phytopathogenic genera; Main plant bacterial diseases found in Brazil; Symptomatology; Hypersensitivity. Isolation, Diagnosis and Identification of phytopathogenic bacteria; Penetration, colonization, multiplication and pathogenesis mechanisms of phytobacteria; Survival, dissemination and life cycle; Artificial inoculation of phytobacteria; Serology; Seed Pathology; Bacterial control.

Responsible Professor of Course

Dra Andréa Bittencourt Moura
SIAPE Registration: 1224560


17 Weeks


68 hours


UFPEL Campus