Disease Identification and Management
Learn about common diseases of woody and herbaceous ornamentals and turfgrass caused by bacteria, fungi, nematodes, viruses, and abiotic factors and the cultural, biological, and least toxic strategies for their control. Discuss diagnoses of plant problems, including identification of disease— and nutrient—related symptoms. Prerequisite: Introduction to Plant Science
Hand lens and/or magnifying glass to see diseases outdoors. Please be prepared for 30-45 minute walking tours on sunny/cloudy days. Bag lunch or snack is optional.
• 2017 Cornell Pest Management Guide for Commercial Production & Maintenance of Trees & Shrubs
• Diseases of Trees and Shrubs by Sinclair, W.A, Comstock Publishing, 1987
Introduction to Plant Science