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[Plant-education] Plant Health Course

drpaul1010 from yahoo.com via plant-ed%40net.bio.net (by drpaul1010 from yahoo.com)
Tue Apr 10 08:59:45 EST 2007


I've been asked to teach a course in plant health at a local botanical
garden. As you all know, plant health is a broad area: I thought that
I'd ask if anyone else has taught or knows of a similar course. All
info would be great, and I'll post a summary of what I learn.

Right now, topics for the course include:

1) Plant Nutrition (including demo)
2) Overview on plant diseases, pests
3) Systemic acquired resistance: mechanisms and applications
4) Stress: Mechanisms, ABA, and applied aspects
5) Agchemicals for the gardener: MOA and use

The class runs for 6 weeks. The class will be lecture with some lab
component and an opportunity to walk the garden.

Thanks in advance,


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