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Peer-reviewed teaching articles from The Plant Health Instructor

Creating an Active Learning Environment in the Laboratory with Prepared Slides
Emily G. Cantonwine, Department of Biology, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Writing Teaching Documents as a Class Project.
Karen A. Garrett, Paul D. Esker, Adam H. Sparks, and Lawrence C. Scharmann, Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
Department of Secondary Education, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA

The Plant Disease Doughnut, a Simple Graphic to Explain what is Disease and what is a Pathogen.
Anton B.A.M. Baudoin. Dept. of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Effective Use of a Personal Response System in a General Education Plant Pathology Class.
D'Arcy, C.J., Eastburn, D.M., Mullally, K., Department of Crop Sciences and Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Disease Triangle: A plant pathological paradigm revisited.
Francl, L. J., Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University

An Inquiry-Based Approach to Teaching Disease Cycles.
Paul Vincelli, University of Kentucky.

Plant Disease Notebook assignment offers students a way to customize a course.
Anton B.A.M. Baudoin, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Science Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

PPP: Plants, Pathogens, and People A Web Site to Improve Student Awareness of Agriculture.
Cleora J. D’Arcy, Darin M. Eastburn and Bertram C. Bruce, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Is Asynchronous Teaching And Learning Worth It For You? Top Ten Take-Home Lessons On Starting An Online Course.
C. R. Curtis, The Ohio State University, Columbus


Case Studies

Fungicides on our Corn Fields: A Case Study on Foliar Fungicide use Decisions in the U. S. Corn Belt.
Mallowa, S.O., E.J. Braun, A.E. Robertson, and P.D. Esker, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University

Bees, Beetles, and Bacteria: the Cucurbit Bacterial Wilt Dilemma 
Rojas, E. S., Jesse, L., and Gleason, M., Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Iowa State University

Worms in the Grass: A case study concerning the extraction and identification of plant-parasitic nematodes.
Riley, M.B. and P. Agudelo, Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Clemson University

Ineffective Fungicides: A case study on problems in selection and use of fungicides for disease management.
Riley, M.B., Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, Clemson University

Hosta Takeover: A Plant Disease Management Case Study.
Edmunds, B.A., P.H. Flynn, and M.L. Gleason

Naughty Peat: A case study in plant pathology, with emphasis on Koch's Postulates and disease etiology.
Mathre, D. E. and W. E. Grey, Montana State University

Citrus Killer: Battling Back Against HLB
Chen, J., Dewdney, M., and Gleason, M., Iowa State University and University of Florida

Strawberry Anthracnose: Managing a Hidden Menace
Zhang, X., Gleason, M., Nonnecke, G. R., and Peres, N. A.

Sooty Blotch and Flyspeck: Fungal Smudges and Customer Preferences
Hafizi Rosli and Mark L. Gleason


Other peer-reviewed plant pathology teaching articles.
Please contact Katherine L. Stevenson, Editor-in-Chief, at (ks@uga.edu) to add to this list.

Designing and using world wide web study pages to support student learning outside of the classroom.
Partridge, J.E, and L. Osborne. 1999. This article was peer-reviewed and published by NACTA Journal 43:43-46. Click here to read the article.

Plant Pathology Courses for Agricultural Awareness.Schumann, Schumann, G.L. and C. J. D’Arcy. Publication no. D-1999-0319-01F. This article was peer reviewed and published by Plant Disease, Vol. 83, pp. 492-501. Click here to download this feature article (PDF format).

Innovations in Plant Pathology Teaching.
Schumann, G.L. 2003. This article was peer-reviewed and published by the Annual Review of Phytopathology 41:377-98. Click here to download this review (PDF format).