Courses Offered at CREC

Citrus Pathology PLP 5115C

 

Course Schedule

 

Date

Topic

Instructor

08/21/2017

Course Overview
• Overview of citrus diseases
• History of major citrus diseases

Killiny

08/28/2017

Fungal Diseases of Fruit and Foliage
Crop Protection
Phytopathology
Discussion guide

Dewdney

09/04/2017

Labor Day Holiday

 

09/11/2017

No Lecture

 

09/18/2017

Control of Fungal and Bacterial Pathogens
Phytopathology

Dewdney

09/25/2017

Citrus Epidemiology

Dewdney

10/02/2017

Characteristics of viral and viroid pathogens

Citrus viral diseases
Case study: Citrus tristeza (Citrus tristeza closterovirus)

Levy

Dawson

10/09/2017

Citrus viral and viroid diseases
Case study1: Citrus leprosis (Citrus leprosis virus)
Case study2: Viroid diseases

Brlansky

10/16/2017

Citrus Root Pathology
Case study 1: Citrus nematode (Tylenchulus semipenetrans)

Duncan

10/23/2017

Citrus Root Pathology
Case study 2: Phytophthora Diseases. (Foot rot, root rot, brown rot, gummosis, and Phytophthera-Diaprepes (PD) complex)
Case study 3: Huanglongbing (Candidatus Lebribacter asiaticus)

Evan

10/30/2017

MID-TERM EXAM

 

11/08/2017

No Class

Killiny

11/13/2017

Viroids, replication, movement and pathogenicity
Plant responses to abiotic and biotic stresses

Killiny

11/20/2017

Citrus Bacterial Diseases
Case study1; Citrus greening (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) and part 2
Case study 2: Canker (Xanthomonas citri)

Wang

Albrecht

11/27/2017

Citrus Bacterial Diseases
Citrus Responses to HLB, Lecture 1
Citrus Responses to HLB, Lecture 2
Priming Citrus Plants for Defense

Killiny

Vincent

12/04/2017

Genetic manipulation for disease resistance
Transgenic plants
Virus-induced gene silencing (CTV)
• Expression vectors (CTV)
CRISPR/Cas system
• Citrus breeding

Killiny

Levy

Acanda

12/10/2017

Final Exam