In this course, the student explores the organisms and environmental factors that cause plant diseases; extensively studies the biology of fungi, bacteria, and viruses, including their life histories; examines a systematic approach to discovery and identification of plant disease; and learns to recognize disease symptoms. Methods of disease management are covered with emphasis on bio-rational techniques.
School of Agriculture Plant and Animal Sciences
Biological Sciences (BIO)
2 hours of lecture, 3 hours of lab per week