Plant Pathology

June 5 – August 11, 2017

Instructor: Dr. Gary Yuen

3 Units

Registration: Professional Credit for Summer 2017


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.


Internet / Blackboard Contact Kathy Schindler,, if you need a guest Blackboard account.


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


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


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.


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

At a Glance