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Landscape Pest Control
LAND PEST CONT
CLASS CODE: HORT 412 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HORTICULTURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Identification and control of insects, weeds and diseases of ornamental plants. The use, limitation and methods of applying pesticides including laws concerning their use.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: -Weed, Insect and Disease Control couched in Integrated Pest Management Techniques
-Insect, weed, disease control
-Vertebrate pests, predators and parasites
-Pesticide formulatins, labels and calibration
-Environmental issues, record keepting, transportation and storage
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Employ integrated pest management techniques into an effective pest control program.
2. Be able to qualify to receive a private applicator's license.
3. Identify and control insects, weeds, and diseases of ornamental plants.
4. Collect at least 40 weed specimens in at least 20 different families.
REQUIREMENTS: Text: The Standard Pesticide User's Guide, Bohmont
PREREQUISITES: Horticulture majors or consent of instructor
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001