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14D2I58 - Viral diseases of bees

Course specification
Course titleViral diseases of bees
Acronym14D2I58
AcronymDOCTORAL ACADEMIC STUDIES
Module
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. dr Sonja Radojičić
  2. dr Miroslav Valčić
  3. dr Sonja Obrenović
  4. dr Dragan Bacić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB4.0Status
      ConditionCondition eroll semester
      The goalTo acquire knowledge on epizootical characteristics of the viral bee diseases in Europe and in Serbia, viral bee diseases, source of the infections, infected bee hive, infected brood, queen and natural hive, bee viral diseases pathogenesis, morphological and biochemical characteristics of the bee diseases, disease spreading risk analysis, developing the control program for the control and eradication of the bee diseases.
      The outcomeTo acquire knowledge on epizootical characteristics of the viral bee diseases in Europe and in Serbia, viral bee diseases, source of the infections, infected bee hive, infected brood, queen and natural hive, bee viral diseases pathogenesis, morphological and biochemical characteristics of the bee diseases, disease spreading risk analysis, developing the control program for the control and eradication of the bee diseases.
      Contents
      Contents of lecturesOccurrence, distribution measures and eradication of bee diseases: paralysis (acute and chronic), sac brood, wing deformity disease, Kashmir virus, Apis iridescent virus. Control of the queen as far as viral diseases are concerned, control of the queen import and gene exchange and influence on honey production as well as on occurrence and spread of bee viral diseases. Influence of the stress factors.
      Contents of exercises
      Literature
      1. Graham JM, Ed, The hive and the honey bee, Dadant & Sons, Hamilton, Illinois, USA, 2002 (Original title)
      2. Hisao Aruga, 1994, Principles of Sericulture, CRC Press, 266 (Original title)
      3. Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, 6th Edition 2008, www.oie.int (Original title)
      4. Shimanuki, Hachiro, and David Knox A, 1990, Diagnosis of Honey Bee Diseases, US, Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Handbook No AH-690 (Original title)
      5. Clark, T B 1978b, A filamentous virus of the honey bee, Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 32:332-340. (Original title)
      6. Genersch, E , M. Aubert Emerging and re-emerging viruses of the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) Vet. Res. (2010) 41:54 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      2
      Methods of teachingtheoretical lectures, seminar work, practical laboratory work, discussion
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper30
      Practical lessonsOral examination35
      Projects
      Colloquia
      Seminars25