Pest Management - Plant Protection
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
The crop science departments and the supporting disciplines of entomology-nematology, plant sciences, plant pathology and forest resources and conservation offer the following general and cross-department courses in pest management. (Refer to Agricultural Operations Management for AOM 3333 Pesticide Application and Agricultural General for AGG 5505 Plant Protection in Tropical Ecosystems.)
Fundamentals of Pest Management
Principles of the philosophy that treats the subject of controlling plant pests through integrated systems of management.
Landscape IPM: Ornamentals and Turf
Credits: 3; Prereq: ENT 3005, NEM 3002, PLP 3002 or IPM 3022.
Identification of abiotic factors, disease and insect/mite and nematode problems that occur on landscape ornamentals and turfgrass throughout Florida. Integrated management concepts and strategies presented for these problems include all available options.
Seminar in Basic Plant Pest Management
Credits: 1; Prereq: IPM 3022.
Group study and discussion of the fundamental concepts that relate to the science of plant-pest management.
Credits: 2; Prereq: IPM 3022.
Field experience in pest scouting and pest management decision-making processes.