HRT 128◊ Plant Pathology

3 credits

The basic principles of plant diseases, life cycles, host plants, symptoms, diagnosis and their control will be studied, along with the impact of diseases on the environment. Selection of control practices, such as resistant plants, cultural prevention measures and use of pesticides also will be presented. Includes discussion on sustainability practices in pathology. Prepares students to take the Illinois Pesticide License exam. (formerly Pathology and Plant Diseases)

Lecture: 2 hours

Laboratory: 2 hours

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