Plant Health Diagnosis: Assessing Plant Diseases, Pests and Problems

Learn a process for diagnosing plant health problems, including signs and symptoms of diseases, pests and insects, and environment or management issues.
Plant Health Diagnosis: Assessing Plant Diseases, Pests and Problems - Online Courses
Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Length of Access: 365 days
Sections: 4
Length: 2 hours
Language: English
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Description

Numerous problems can cause injury to plants, ranging from insects, animals, and disease, to the environment and poor plant care. Some of these often produce similar symptoms. We'll help you navigate the differences.

Quick and accurate diagnosis provides the greatest chance that the issue is rectified before the plant is lost. You'll learn how to evaluate a problem with multiple causes using the steps of plant health diagnosis to assess site conditions, evaluate plant management history, evaluate symptoms and use references and resources to diagnose problems.

This course focuses on ornamental trees, shrubs and plants for landscaping, but the plant health and disease diagnosis principles can be applied widely to all plants or crops.

Who is this for?
  • Landscapers
  • Horticulture professionals
  • Homeowners who are avid gardeners
  • Those wishing to improve their plant diagnosis and management skills
What will you learn?
  • How to evaluate a problem with multiple causes using the steps of plant health diagnosis
  • How to assess plant site conditions
  • How evaluate plant management history
  • How to evaluate signs and symptoms
  • Ways to use references and resources to assist in diagnosis problems

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