PLPPM 5010

PLPPM 5010

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Biology and Management of Plant Diseases is an introduction to the world of diseases of plants and the biology of the pathogens that cause them. Students will gain an understanding of the concepts of plant pathology and apply them both philosophically and practically to achieve an understanding of how one would identify and address disease problems. Additional emphasis will be placed on how plant diseases and their management affect our lives and shape our culture.

When Offered Fall.

Comments Undergraduates should enroll inĀ PLPPM 3010.

  • Describe the concept of disease in both natural and agriculturally relevant plant systems and be able to apply concepts learned to address stakeholder queries on plant disease and injury in a practical setting.
  • Articulate the basic biology of key plant pathogen groups: viruses, bacteria, nematodes, fungi, stramenopiles, and plants. Students will be able to explain topics on advanced pathogen biology to undergraduates and stakeholder audiences.
  • Apply the essential tools of plant disease diagnostics and integrated management approaches to solve plant production problems for stakeholders.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: PLPPM 3010

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18921 PLPPM 5010   LEC 001

  • Undergraduates should enroll in PLPPM 3010.

  • 18922 PLPPM 5010   LAB 401

  • 18923 PLPPM 5010   LAB 402