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AGH 251 - Insects and Diseases

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Identification of diseases and insects that frequently infest horticultural crops and plant materials. Structures, functions and life cycles of these pests will be studied with environmental conditions favoring development. Chemical, organic, biological and mechanical control methods will be presented. A collection will aid in the ID process.
Competencies
  1. Identify insect morphological features
  2. List insect orders on the basis of morphology
  3. Identify plant damage by insects orders
  4. Explain insect life cycles
  5. List effective control measures on the basis of insect life cycles
  6. Describe environmental conditions favorable for insect development
  7. List disease pathogen groups
  8. Identify plant damage by disease pathogen groups
  9. Explain disease pathogen life cycles
  10. List effective control measures on the basis of life cycles
  11. Describe environmental conditions favorable for disease development



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