Landscape Management (Diseases and Insects) OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate Class on Landscape Maintenance by USU

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Learn how to diagnose and solve landscape management problems in this free OpenCourseWare offered by Utah State University (USU). 'Landscape Problems' looks at different plant diseases, insects that feast on plants and ways to prevent this from happening. This course has no prerequisites and is part of the university's Landscape Management program but will be most useful in conjunction with the rest of the landscaping series.

Landscape Problems: Course Specifics

Degree Level Free Audio Video Downloads
Undergraduate Yes Yes Yes Yes

Lectures/Notes Study Materials Tests/Quizzes
No Yes No

Landscape Problems: Course Description

Study means for diagnosing plants by examining plant history, chemical damage and the landscape by taking this free course. Utah State University (USU)'s School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Logan, UT, covers taking precaution when diagnosing and treating plants to reduce costs through this OpenCourseWare. Students learn about different diseases that affect trees and turf and how to prevent them and control them in a timely manner. Insects that are harmful to different types of trees and turf are also studied. The course also covers how to determine whether or not a disease or insect will kill a plant. USU Professor, Roger Kjelgren, Ph.D., teaches this course about diagnosing the problems plants suffer from and treating them properly in a timely manner.

A video lecture for this OpenCourseWare is available for free online. To take this course, visit the Disease and Insect Management course page.

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