Plant Pathology (PPTH) Courses

College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM)

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PPTH 404 Tropical Plant Pathology (3) (lecture/lab) Principles of plant pathology, major diseases in the tropics caused by fungi, bacteria, nematodes, and viruses; their nature, diagnosis and control. Pre: BIOL 171 or Instructor's Consent. (Previously offered as PPTH 301). This course is dual listed with CBES 604.

PPTH 405 Plant Disease Diagnosis (3) (lecture/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 404.

PPTH 412 Plant Disease Control (3) (lecture/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 404.

PPTH x94 Special Topics in Subject Matter (Arr.) 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.) Statement of planned reading or research required. Pre: instructor’s consent.