University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

Plant Pathology (PPTH) Courses

College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management

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Plant Pathology (PPTH)

College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resource Management

PPTH 301  Trop Plant Pathology (3) (lec., lab) Principles of plant pathology, major diseases in the tropics caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, and viruses; their nature, diagnosis and control. Pre: BIOL 175 or instructor’s consent.

PPTH 405  Plant Disease Diagnosis (3) (lec., lab) Practical skills in field and laboratory to determine the cause of a plant disease. Recognition of characteristic symptoms of diseased plants and signs of pathogens; use of confirming tests. Pre: PPTH 301.

PPTH 412  Plant Disease Control (3) (lec., lab) Methods and principles of plant disease control, including chemical and nonchemical means, based on epidemiology and the disease cycle. Formulation and application of control recommendations. Pre: PPTH 301.


PPTH x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) (IO) Special topics chosen by the instructor. Course content will vary. May be repeated for credit, provided that a different topic is studied. Additional requirements may apply depending on subject and topic.

PPTH x99 Directed Studies (Arr.) (IO) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.

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