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General Info Phytopathology

Director of Laboratory: Professor E. Paplomatas

General Information:

The Laboratory of Phytopathology is one of the oldest laboratories founded by the reconstitution of Athens College of Agriculturein 1943. The laboratory is locatedin the first floor of the central building of Administration and includes four rooms for laboratorial research, two rooms forteaching, room for compounds andmaterials and offices of administration. 

Additional researchand instructive work is provided in a field of Laboratory and in two glass air-conditioned greenhouses that are locatedby the entry of pomology fields.

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Course name Credits Undergrad/Postgrad Compulsory/Elective
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad
Postgrad
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
Postgrad Elective
5 Undergrad Compulsory
5 Undergrad Elective
Phytopathology Undergrad Compulsory
General Plant Pathology 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Phytopathology Undergrad Compulsory
Phytopathology Undergrad Compulsory
5 Undergrad Elective
Principles and methods of plant disease managment Undergrad Elective
Plant Diseases of Fruit Trees, Olives and Vines 5 Undergrad Compulsory
Basic Plant Virology 5 Undergrad Elective
5 Undergrad Elective
Principles and Methods for Plant Disease Diagnosis 5 Undergrad Compulsory
5 Undergrad Elective
5 Undergrad Elective
Advanced Phytopathology (Diseases of vegetable and ornamental plants) Undergrad Compulsory

Research Phytopathology

Research interests:

  • Biological control of plant diseases.
  • Control of vascular wilts with Bacillus.
  • Control of Botrytis cinerea by epiphytic yeasts.
  • Vascular wilts (control).
  • Soil solarization theory and application.
  • Induced resistance to plant diseases.
  • Virus diseases of vegetables and fruit trees.
  • Plant virus epidemiology and control.
  • Cucumber mosaic virus.
  • Study of fungicidal activity: mechanism of action and biological activity.
  • Resistance of plant pathogens to antimicrobial substances: biochemical  mechanism and genetic control.

Projects of Phytopathology Laboratory

Publications of Phytopathology Laboratory