PLPT110
Molds and Man

Prerequisites: Non-science major.

Description: Impact of fungi on human welfare. Historical and current perspective. Toxic molds and indoor air quality. Fungi as agents of human disease. Fungi and food security. High value drugs produced by fungi. Role of fungi in biodiversity. Fungi and the development of modern biology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 4 Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 4 Science

PLPT270
Biological InvadersCrosslisted with AGRO 270, HORT 270, NRES 270

Prerequisites: 3 hrs biological sciences.

Description: Impact of exotic species and invasive organisms: agricultural and medical emerging disease; predicting biological invasions; biological control; regulatory, monitoring, and control efforts; ecological impact.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PLPT369
Introductory Plant PathologyCrosslisted with BIOS 369

Prerequisites: BIOS 101 and 101L, or 109.

Description: Introduction to the study of plant diseases including relation of plant disease to crop production, environment, and man. Examples and demonstrations emphasize horticultural and agronomic crops of Nebraska.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PLPT369L
Introductory Plant Pathology Lab

Prerequisites: Must enroll in both PLPT 369 (lecture) and PLPT 369L (lab)

Description: Optional lab for PLPT 369.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

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PLPT370
Biology of FungiCrosslisted with AGRO 370, HORT 370

Prerequisites: 8 hrs biological sciences.

Description: Survey of fungi in natural and human ecosystems: symbiotic relationships; as disease agents in humans, animals, and plants; applications in food, agricultural, and pharmaceutical industries; historical and current impacts on society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

PLPT414
Turfgrass Disease ManagementCrosslisted with AGRO 414, AGRO 814, HORT 414, HORT 814, PLPT 814, TLMT 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
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

PLPT495
Internship in Plant Pathology

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Experience in a work place setting that is directly related to Plant Pathology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

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PLPT496
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Advanced approval of the plan of study and permission.

Description: Research, literature review, extension of course work, or preparation of teaching materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-5
Max credits per semester:5
Max credits per degree:5
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-5

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PLPT498
Independent Research

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Independent research in areas of plant pathology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

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PLPT499H
Honors Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to the University Honors Program and permission, AGRI 299H recommended.

Description: Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3-6

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