Plant Pathology (PPTH)
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
PPTH 210 Environmental Resources: Issues and Options (3) Analysis of our environment with emphasis on understanding relationships and interactions of physical, biological, technological, and political components using scientific methods of inquiry. Food supply and safety, water quality, pollution control, biodiversity, environmental policy. Open to nonmajors. (Cross-listed as AGRS 210)
PPTH 405 Plant Pathogens and Diseases (4)
(3 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Classification, morphology, ecology, and biology of bacteria, fungi, nematodes, and viruses that attack economic crops. Etiology and control of plant diseases. Pre: BOT 101 or MICR 130.
PPTH 491 Topics in Plant Pathology (V) Study and discussion of significant topics, problems. Offered by visiting faculty and/or for extension programs. Repeatable.
PPTH 499 Directed Research (V) Limited to undergraduate students qualified to carry on research in plant pathology. Pre: consent.
PPTH 612 Plant Epidemiology and Disease Management (2) Principles of epidemiology as a basis for disease management. Pre: 405, AREC 310, or consent.
PPTH 612L Plant Epidemiology and Disease Management Lab (1) (1 3-hr Lab) Methodology and applications of epidemiology as a basis for disease management. Co-requisite: 612.
PPTH 616 Plant Nematology (3) (2 Lec, 1 3-hr Lab) Advanced classification and studies of nematodes associated with economic crops. Pre: 405.
PPTH 630 Plant Virology (4) (2 Lec, 2 3-hr Lab) Isolation, identification, and molecular biology of plant viruses; biological and physical properties. Pre: 405, ENBI 402, or consent.
PPTH 646 Plant-Bacterial Interactions (3) Diagnosis, molecular biology, genetics, and infection mechanisms of bacterial plant pathogens and symbionts. Pre: one of BIOC 481, MICR 351, MICR 475, or consent.
PPTH 646L Plant-Bacterial Interactions Lab (2) (2 3-hr Lab) Diagnostic methods, virulence evaluations, genetics, and molecular biology of plant bacteria. Pre: one of BIOC 481, MICR 351, MICR 475, or consent. Co-requisite: 646.
PPTH 660 Seminar (1) Seminars in contemporary plant pathology. Pre: graduate standing or consent.
PPTH 699 Directed Research (V) Research preliminary to thesis or dissertation. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of graduate committee.
PPTH 700 Thesis Research (V) Pre: candidacy for master's degree and approval of proposal.
PPTH 800 Dissertation Research (V) Pre: candidacy for PhD degree and approval of dissertation proposal.
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