Disease Identification and Management - BLENDED


This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
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


Materials needed:
Hand lens and/or magnifying glass to see diseases outdoors. Please be prepared for walking tours, rain or shine.

Required Texts:
2020 Cornell Pest Management Guide for Commercial Production & Maintenance of Trees & Shrubs


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Schedule: ONSITE - 3 Saturdays, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 10am-1pm; ONLINE - 4 Mondays, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 6:15-8:30pm
Times: 10:00am - 01:00pm
Instructor: Mark Kokinchak Mark Kokinchak
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG,

Session Number: 222HRT481ABL
Price Non-Member : $495.00
Member : $475.00
Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Plant Science
By signing up for this course, you acknowledge that you have successfully completed the necessary prerequisite(s).


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