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Plant Pathology (PPATH)

PPATH 502 Plant Disease Diagnosis (3) Field and laboratory techniques used in diagnosing plant diseases caused by various types of pathogens with emphasis on fungi.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: PPATH 401  

PPATH 505 Fundamentals of Phytopathology (2) An in-depth tutorial of the fundamental theories and concepts of plant pathology.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPATH 522 Professional Development & Ethics in Plant Pathology (1) Graduate students will develop key professional skills and ethics through a combination of lectures, discussions, and assignments.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 533 Molecular Genetics of Plant-Pathogen Interactions (3) In depth discussion/review of the primary literature on the mechanisms of plant-pathogen interactions at the molecular and cellular levels.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: B M B 400 or equivalent  

PPATH 542 Epidemiology of Plant Diseases (3) Disease development in populations of plants, with emphasis on the impact of environment and control practices on rate of development.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: PPATH 401;MATH 111 orMATH 141 or 3 credits in statistics  

PPATH 543 Pathogen Variation and Host Resistance (3) Mechanisms and implications of genetic variation in plant pathogens related to breeding for disease resistance in plants by genetic means.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: PPATH 401 orAGRO 411 orHORT 407  

PPATH 544 Fungal Genetics (4) Fungal breeding systems, mating types, asexual restrictions and recombination, tetrad analysis, gene conversion and extra genetic elements.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: 3 credits of mycology and introductory genetics  

PPATH 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or term.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Supervised preparation and presentation of materials in lectures and laboratories, preparation and supervision of exams and student consultation and evaluation.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

PPATH 802 (AGBIO 802) Plant Protection: Responding to Introductions of Threatening Pests and Pathogens (3) This course provides knowledge of plant biosecurity, plant disease, regulations, and technologies using case study examples.
Effective: Spring 2016
 

PPATH 853 (TURF 853) Interpreting Turfgrass Science Literature (3) Introduction to turfgrass research publications, interpretation of the data, and discussion of the significance of the results.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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