Plant Pathology

Weed

June 11 – Aug. 4, 2018

Professional Certificate

Three Units

Instructor

Gary Yuen

Registration

Professional Credit for Summer 2017

Description

This module is an introduction to pathogen biology, pathogen-host interactions, and environmental influences on plant diseases. It includes implementation of cultural, resistance, and chemical strategies for disease management.

Delivery

Internet / Canvas
Contact Kathy Schindler, kschindler1@unl.edu, if you need a guest Canvas account.

Requirements

High-Speed Internet access with an updated browser, email, and ability to view graphics and videos.

Textbooks

None. All materials will be available via the Internet / Canvas.

Prerequisites

Learners must be admitted to the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s Plant Breeding & Genetics Professional Certificate program. This module is intended to serve as an entry into other UNL Department of Plant Pathology courses.

Tuition

Class fee for non-academic/professional credit is $750.

Who it's for

Among those who would benefit from taking this module are:

  • Participants in the professional Plant Breeding & Genetics certificate
  • Plant breeders
  • Turf, landscape and greenhouse professionals
  • Certified professional agronomists and crop consultants
  • Seed industry personnel
  • Extension educators, agents and specialists
  • Anyone interested in plant health