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Plant Health

Minor

Students who minor in plant health will study how plant health can be affected by plant pathogens, insect pests and invasive plants or weeds. Both human and ecosystem health are dependent upon plant health. This minor pairs well with majors in biology, soil and crop sciences, horticulture, forest and rangeland stewardship, microbiology and natural resources management. 

Where You’ll Find Us

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Bug Zoo and Community Outreach

Volunteer with this traveling exhibit to introduce K-12 students to 30+ species of arachnids, insects, and other arthropods.

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Teaching at ARDEC.

Agricultural Research and Development Center

Work directly with crops and livestock at this research and teaching complex — one of nine around the state.

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Nutrien Agricultural Sciences Building

CSU's new home for Colorado agriculture, student aspirations and agricultural innovation for global impact.

Learn more about the Nutrien Building

Interest
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Related Interests

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Entomology
  • Plants
  • Weeds
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Related Careers

  • Agricultural Biologist & Engineer
  • Agricultural Science Research Technician
  • Biologist
  • Enrollment in Graduate and Professional Schools
  • Insect Molecular Biologist
  • Research Agronomist
  • Research Biologist
  • Research Plant Pathologist
  • State and Federal Government Agencies
  • State or National Parks
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Department Advisor

Chris Amerman

For more information, contact Chris Amerman, Academic Success Coordinator for the Agricultural Biology Undergraduate Major.