Provides methods for positive identification and understanding of symptoms for accurate diagnosis of plant problems in the landscape and nursery. Biotic and abiotic causal agents including cultural influences, nutrient deficiencies and toxicities, pest and disease problems, soil salinity, aeration, drainage and irrigation problems will be discussed. Control and correction of disorders will be determined through an understanding of the organism or function involved.
CSU-Transfers to the California State University System for at least elective credit.
Recommended Preparation: OH- 120, 130 or equivalent with a grade of "C" or better or "Pass"
1.5 UNITS: 1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory