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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology


General Ed & Intro Courses

The following courses are excellent ways to explore plant pathology:

PLNTPTH 2000 - Molds, Mushrooms, and Mankind (3 units)
Fungi have influenced human health, migration, and nutrition for thousands of years. This course studies fungal biology and the impact of fungi in society both historically and currently. GE Natural Science: Biological Science.  Spring semester.

PLNTPTH 4597 - Contemporary Issues: Genetic Engineering, and the Environment (3 units)
Online. Contemporary, cultural, and social issues related to pesticide use, genetic engineering and sustainable plant management.  Prereq: Jr or Sr standing. Contemporary Issues.  GE Cross-Disciplinary Seminar.  Autumn, Spring and Summer.

PLNTPTH 2001 - Sick Plants and a Hungry World - Online course (2 units)
Online. Review of the interactions of plants with plant pathogens and the social, economic, and historic consequences for civilization. Autumn, Spring, Summer.

PLNTPTH 3001 - General Plant Pathology Lecture (3 units)
An introduction to plant diseases caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes and parasitic higher plants. Video-linked between Columbus and Wooster.  Prerequ: Intro or general biology course.

PLNTPTH 3002 - General Plant Pathology Lab (2 units)
The lab portion of general plant pathology. Lab work will include experiments involving fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes and parasitic higher plants. Taken concurrently with PLNTPTH 3001.  Video-linked to Wooster. Autumn.