AGPS 5003 - Integrated Pest Management Sys

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Upper
Prerequisites: 

AGPS 1103 with a "D" or better and BIOL 1304 with a "D" or better

Description: 

This course is an introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM): the study of plant pest protection on an interdisciplinary basis. Ecological, biological and economic principles will be emphasized from each of the participating disciplines: entomology, nematology, plant pathology, weed science, engineering, and economics. Reasons and principles for establishing pest management programs will be discussed. Computer-aided instruction is used in portions of the course. The objectives of the course are to: introduce the student to the principles of pest management; develop an understanding of vocabulary and basic concepts; develop an understanding of tactics associated with pest management; and create an awareness of interdisciplinary complexity and necessity of systems approach in IPM.

Ag Tech Lab Fee - $24