AGRI 254: Integrated Pest Management

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Meets Degree Requirements For
Restricted Elective
Classification, morphology, anatomy, growth and development, ecology and management of arthropod, weed, disease and vertebrate pests and their natural enemies. History of pest management that includes development of IPM strategies and tactics and how they are utilized in ecologically-based pest management programs.
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Course Learning Outcomes

Core Topics


  1. History of pest management
  2. Morphology, anatomy, life cycles of insects and mites
  3. Plant disease identification, ecology and management
  4. Pathogen plant interactions and responses
  5. Weed biology, identification and management
  6. Weed biology and identification
  7. Vertebrate pest identification and biology
  8. Vertebrate pest management
  9. Arthropod pest management strategies