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.
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.
Prerequisites: BIOS/PLPT 369 or one semester of introductory plant pathology.
Description: Pathogens, epidemiology, and control of diseases specific to turfgrass.
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.
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.
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.
Prerequisites: 12 hrs of microbiology, plant science or related fields
Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major advisor.
Description: Research and writing towards the master's thesis
Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
Description: Research and writing towards the PhD dissertation