Course Program

Importance, history and objectives of Seed Pathology. Mechanisms of transmission and spread of pathogens by seeds, Points of entry, location of infection, cycles and courses of infection. Factors affecting seed disease transmissibility. Methods for detection and identification of pathogens associated with seeds. Determination of fungus tolerance levels in seeds. Risk Analysis of Pests associated with seeds. Control of pathogens (chemical, physical and biological) transmitted by seeds. Determination of fungi in seeds of large crops, vegetables and forages, etc.

Responsible Professor of Course

Cândida Renata Jacobsen de Farias
SIAPE Registration: 1788852


17 Weeks


68 hours


UFPEL Campus