This course will focus on details, the symptoms, the primary cause, conditions favouring development and dissemination of important crops, especially those grown in Uganda such as Cereals and Grasses; Legumes; and Fiber and Other Field Crops.
Know and appreciate symptoms of major field crop diseases and life histories of causal organisms. Students will be able to recognize at least 100 diseases of major crops in Uganda.
Understand the epidemiology and control of diseases of field crops
Understand the potential loss of yield or quality from various diseases of field crops