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Courses in PLANT PATHOLOGY (PL_P)

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Courses

Plant Pathology (PL_P)

150 [BSCI] Molds, Mildews, Mushrooms: The Fifth Kingdom 3 A survey of the socio-historical impact of fungi and their role in development and application of the scientific method.

300 Diseases of Fruit Crops 2 Course Prerequisite: BIOLOGY 120, HORT 310, or HORT 313. Comprehensive understanding of the diseases of fruit crops grown in the state of Washington.

301 Food Mycology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101, or MBIOS 304 and 305. Survey of the fungi important in food production, storage, and spoilage. (Crosslisted course offered as FS 301, PL P 301). Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

301 (Effective through Summer 2017) Food Mycology 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 101. Survey of the biology and uses of fungi important in the production and storage of foods and beverages. (Crosslisted course offered as PL P 301, FS 301).

403 Advanced Cropping Systems 3 Course Prerequisite: HORT 202. Understanding the management of constraints to crop production and quality; biological, physical, and chemical approaches to crop health management. Field trips required. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 403, CROP SCI 503, PL P 403, PL P 503.) Credit not granted for both CROP SCI 403 and 503, or PL P 403 and 503. Recommended preparation: CROP SCI 305; PL P 429. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

429 General Plant Pathology 3 (2-3) Classification, symptoms, causes, epidemiology, and control of plant diseases.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

501 Biology and Control of Plant Diseases 3 (2-3) Course Prerequisite: Admission to the Master of Science in Agriculture graduate degree program. Introduction to the biology and control of plant diseases covering disorders caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and nematodes.

503 Advanced Cropping Systems 3 Understanding the management of constraints to crop production and quality; biological, physical, and chemical approaches to crop health management. Field trips required. (Crosslisted course offered as CROP SCI 403, CROP SCI 503, PL P 403, PL P 503.) Credit not granted for both CROP SCI 403 and 503, or PL P 403 and 503. Recommended preparation: CROP SCI 305; PL P 429. Offered at 400 and 500 level. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

511 Viruses and Virus Diseases of Plants 3 Course Prerequisite: MBIOS 503 or 504. Nature of plant viruses, vector-virus relationships and virus diseases of plants. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

512 Topics in Plant Pathology V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Concepts of plant pathogen interactions and disease management.

513 Plant Nematology 3 Anatomy and morphology of plant-parasitic nematodes, molecular plant-nematode interactions, genomics, symptoms, identification, techniques and control. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

514 Phytobacteriology 3 Isolation and characterization of bacteria having a saprophytic, symbiotic or pathogenic association with plants, molecular structure, function, and genetics. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

515 Seminar 1 May be repeated for credit.

521 General Mycology 3 The structure, life histories, classification, and economic importance of the fungi. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

525 Field Plant Pathology and Mycology 3 Diverse plant diseases, disease diagnosis and management in fields, orchards, nurseries; interact directly with diverse agricultural stakeholders. Field trip required. Recommended preparation: PL P 429 or PL P 521.

526 Advanced Fungal Biology 4 (2-6) Advanced topics in fungal biology, ecology, systematics, evolution and coevolution via discussions of literature and special laboratory projects. Recommended preparation: Introductory mycology and genetics coursework. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

535 Molecular Genetics of Plant and Pathogen Interactions 3 Genetic and molecular biological aspects of host-pathogen interactions. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

551 Epidemiology and Management of Plant Diseases 3 Principles of plant disease epidemiology, control and ecology of pathogens. Recommended preparation: PL P 429. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

570 Techniques in Plant Pathology 3 (1-6) Laboratory techniques for isolating, cultivating, and identifying the major groups of plant pathogenic organisms. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

800 Doctoral Research, Dissertation, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: Admitted to the Plant Pathology PhD program. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their doctoral research, dissertation and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 800 credit. S, U grading.

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