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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Plnt Path&Envi Micro (PPEM)

PPEM 120 (GN) The Fungal Jungle: A Mycological Safari From Truffles to Slime Molds (3) This course is an introduction to the world of fungi and their impact on humans and the environment around us.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 225 Mushroom Cultivation (3) Students will learn about commercial production of edible mushrooms and how to cultivate them on both a small and commerical scale.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 or equivalent  

PPEM 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 300 (GN) Horticultural Crop Diseases (3) Diseases of horticultural crops are examined stressing their cause, diagnosis, management and national and international importance.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: 3 credits in a biological science  

PPEM 318 Diseases of Forest and Shade Trees (2) Introduction to diagnosis and management of forest and shade tree diseases.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 405 Microbe-Plant Interactions: Plant Disease and Biological Control (3) Survey of microbe-plant interactions causing plant disease, mechanisms of pathogenesis, disease management, and microbial and molecular biological control strategies.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110  

PPEM 412 Turfgrass Disease Management (3) Introduction to biology of turfgrass pathogens and management of cool- and warm-season turfgrass disease.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: TURF 230, TURF 235, CHEM 101 orCHEM 110, BIOL 127  

PPEM 416 Plant Virology: Molecules to Populations (3) An exploration of the molecular biology and population dynamics of the virus-plant interaction.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 120  

PPEM 417 Phytobacteriology (3) How bacterial pathogens infect plants and evade plant immune responses.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110;BIOL 222 orBIOL 322;B M B 211 orMICRB 201 orMICRB 251 orB M B 251  

PPEM 419 Plant Nematology (2) The biology of plant pathogenic nematodes, the diseases they cause, and their control.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110, BIOL 120  

PPEM 425 (BIOL 425) Biology of Fungi (4) A survey of the biological diversity of fungi, stressing evolution, ecology, disease, morphology, life histories, and importance to humans.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: fifth-semester or graduate standing in a biological sciences major with six credits completed in the major  

PPEM 427 Mycotoxins: Effects of Fungal Toxins on Human and Animal Health (3) Description and history of mycotoxicoses. Mycotoxin formation, occurrence, control, economic and social impacts, and regulatory issues.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 orBIOL 011 andBIOL 012;CHEM 112, CHEM 113  

PPEM 430 (E R M 430) Air Pollution Impacts to Terrestrial Ecosystems (3) An overview of direct and indirect effects of air pollution on terrestrial plants and ecosystems.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 220W, FOR 308  

PPEM 454 Virus Ecology (3) Virus ecology describes how viruses interact with their hosts, and how those interactions modulate the hosts' interactions with their environment.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 110 or equivalent  

PPEM 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

PPEM 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

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