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AG202 Integrated Pest Management 4 credits

ntegrated Pest Management (IPM) is a broad ecological approach to pest management utilizing a variety of pest control techniques that target the entire pest complex of a crop ecosystem This course is an introduction to the study of integrated pest management with emphasis on sustainable management practices of landscape and crop pests. Includes identification and study of insects, weeds, plant diseases, vertebrate pests, and beneficial organisms. Studies least toxic pest control strategies, labeling, formulations, and safe handling techniques.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.