PLPT801
Biology of Plant PathogensCrosslisted with AGRO 801, HORT 801

Prerequisites: PLPT 369 or equivalent.

Description: Molecular and cellular approach to the study of plant pathological principles.

This course is a prerequisite for: PLPT 866; PLPT 965, AGRO 965, HORT 965

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT802
Ecology and Management of Plant PathogensCrosslisted with AGRO 802, HORT 802

Prerequisites: PLPT 369 or equivalent; an introduction to biochemistry course

Description: Principles of plant disease epidemiology and disease control through cultural, biological, chemical and host plant resistance strategies.

This course is a prerequisite for: PLPT 866; PLPT 965, AGRO 965, HORT 965

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT813
Biological Control of PestsCrosslisted with ENTO 813

Prerequisites: 12 hrs biological sciences and/or agricultural sciences

Description: Principles and practices of using natural enemies and antagonists to manage the abundance of pests and reduce economic losses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option
Course and Laboratory Fee:$50

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT814
Turfgrass Disease ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 814, HORT 814, PLPT 414, PLAS 414, TLMT 814

Prerequisites: BIOS/PLPT 369 or one semester of introductory plant pathology.

Description: Pathogens, epidemiology, and control of diseases specific to turfgrass.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1

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PLPT815
Corn DiseasesCrosslisted with PLPT 415

Prerequisites: PLPT 210 or PLPT 369 or equivalent

Taught online only. This is an 8-week mini-course.

Description: Introduction to the important diseases affecting corn (maize) in Nebraska and other areas of the United States. Pathogen biology, favorable conditions, disease diagnosis based on symptomatology and management strategies are emphasized

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1

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PLPT817
Plant Pathology Principles and ApplicationCrosslisted with AGRO 817, HORT 817

Prerequisites: 12 hours of prior coursework in the plant sciences

Description: Introduction to the biology of plant pathogenic organisms; pathogen-plant interactions; environmental influences; cultural, resistance, and chemical strategies for plant disease management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT818
Microbial Genetics & GenomicsCrosslisted with PLPT 418, MBIO 418

Prerequisites: BIOS 206 or PLAS 215.

BIOS 312 recommended.

Description: Inheritance, exchange, and regulation of genes in prokaryotic microorganisms: gene structure and function; gene transfer and the elements (plasmids, phages, and transposons) involved; DNA mutations, repair, and genetic analysis; genome sequencing, microbial genome databases, and global gene expression analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT866
Phytopathogenic Nematodes

Prerequisites: PLPT 801 or 802; and permission

Description: Principles of nematode-induced disease of plants.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT867
Plant Associated Microbes

Prerequisites: A course in general microbiology, bacteriology, or mycology. A course in general plant pathology is highly recommended.

Description: Biology, ecology, and taxonomy of bacteria and fungi pathogenic or beneficial to plants. Microorganism isolation from plants and soil. Identification and plant inoculation.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:4

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PLPT891
Plant Disease Field Tour

Description: Diseases in Nebraska agricultural, urban, and wildland plant ecosystems; field diagnosis and management. One-week tours will be held in the summer prior to semester of enrollment.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option

Credit Hours:1-2

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PLPT892
Special Topics in Plant Pathology

Prerequisites: 12 hrs of microbiology, plant science or related fields

Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:1-4

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PLPT899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major advisor.

Description: Research and writing towards the master's thesis

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Grading Option:Pass No-Pass

Credit Hours:1-10

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PLPT963
Genetics of Host-Parasite InteractionCrosslisted with AGRO 963, HORT 963

Prerequisites: BIOS 820; and permission

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT965
Plant VirologyCrosslisted with AGRO 965, HORT 965

Prerequisites: PLPT 801 or 802; and permission.

PLPT 865 is offered odd-numbered calendar years.

Description: Virus molecular biology; virosphere; virus-vector relationships; plant resistance to virus infection economic impact and control of plant diseases by viruses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

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PLPT968
Seminar in Plant PathologyCrosslisted with AGRO 968, HORT 968

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Grading Option:Grade Pass/No Pass Option
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:1

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PLPT999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Description: Research and writing towards the PhD dissertation

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Grading Option:Pass No-Pass

Credit Hours:1-24

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