Course Descriptions

Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Professors D. N. Appel, M. B. Dickman, D. J. Ebbole, C. F. Gonzalez, D. C. Gross (Head), C. M. Kenerley, C. W. Magill, H. B. Scholthof, K.-B. G. Scholthof, J. L. Starr; Associate Professors C. Bogran, T. S. Isakeit, M. V. Kolomiets, B. D. Shaw, W. Shim, H. H. Wilkinson; Assistant Professors P. J. de Figueiredo, Y. Jo, L. Shan, J. E. Woodward, S. Yuan

Plant Pathology
(PLPA)

291. Research. Credit 1 to 4.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in plant pathology. May be repeated 3 times for credit. Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

301. Plant Pathology. (3-0). Credit 3. I, II

Introduction to fundamental principles of plant pathology; diagnosis, cause and control of plant diseases. Prerequisites: BIOL 113 or BIOL 101; concurrent registration in PLPA 303.

303. Plant Pathology Laboratory. (0-2). Credit 1. I, II

Isolation, identification of plant pathogens and clinical diagnosis and control of plant diseases. Prerequisite: PLPA 301 or registration therein.*

485. Directed Studies. Credit 1 to 4 each semester. I, II, S

Special problems for advanced undergraduates to permit study of subject matter not available in existing courses. Prerequisites: PLPA 301 and prior approval of instructor or department head.

489. Special Topics in… Credit 1 to 4. I, II

Selected topics in an identified area of plant pathology. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: PLPA 301 or approval of instructor.

491. Research. Credit 1 to 4.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in plant pathology. May be repeated 3 times for credit. Registration in multiple sections of this course are possible within a given semester provided that the per semester credit hour limit is not exceeded. Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

*Field trip required for which departmental fee may be assessed to cover costs.