Course Description

This course provides the learner with the basics of fungicides and how they work. The process of how fungal spores germinate and penetrate the leaf structure are explained with easy to follow diagrams and instruction. Plant appearance, status of fungal infections, and fungicide mechanism of action are discussed to provide a framework from which to formulate treatment strategies.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

•  Gain an understanding of the how fungicides penetrate the structures of a targeted plant.

•  Tailor a management strategy that addresses the prevention, identification, and treatment of fungal
    infections in plants.


Lesson 1

Major Plant Parts
Fungal Infection Mechanism
Plant Systems
Nutrient Distribution
Fungicide Penetrants


Final Assessment


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