Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | New Mexico Approval #0003JX


4 Hours | Approved for 4 Credits:  00, PRAP, PRRO
This course teaches the basics of disease management for landscape plantings, cost minimizing strategies, and tools and techniques needed to successfully control disease in the highly competitive world of landscaping in New Mexico.
Video Course Details


for Disease Issues in the Landscape


Course Description

Landscape maintenance is a cut-throat business. The keys to success lie in minimizing costs, and creating successful plantings through careful planning, disease prevention and maintenance of a healthy environment. This course teaches the basics of disease management of landscape plantings, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully control the diverse world of landscaping.

After completing this course in its entirety, participants will be able to:

  • Gain an understanding of the issues involved in controlling pests and disease in landscape plantings.
  • Tailor a management strategy that addresses the unique needs of landscape plantings all within a reasonable budget.

Lesson 1 

  • Mapping
  • Key Pests
  • Annual Plantings
  • Long Term Planning


Lesson 2 

  • Disease/Pest Prevention
  • Transplanting


Lesson 3 

  • Pre- and Post-Treatments
  • Biological Fungicides


Lesson 4 

  • Symptoms
  • Fertilizers
  • Nutrients
  • Water


Lesson 5 

  • Cold
  • Root Symptoms
  • Mulch


Lesson 6 

  • Water Molds
  • Downy Mildew


Lesson 7 

  • Soil Borne Pathogens
  • Southern Blight
  • Interrupted Water Flow
  • Leaf Spot


Lesson 8 

  • Bacterial Diseases
  • Viral Diseases


Final Assessment 

Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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