Plant Microbiology Lab ESRM 404

M/W/F 9:30-11:20 AM; 5 credits

School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle

The Plant Microbiology Lab offers students an opportunity to gain valuable knowledge in basic microbiology skills including isolating microbes from within plants, growing cultures, inoculating plants and assessing growth and health impacts. Basic molecular biology skills will also be taught as the students identify some of the microorganisms by PCR and sequencing of rDNA genes.

Professor Sharon Doty (

Strongly recommended courses:

Winter quarter: SEFS 522 Plant Microbiology Seminar

Autumn quarter: ESRM325 Environmental Applications of Plants: Bioenergy and Bioremediation