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ENTO 352 Biocontrol of Pest Insects (3 credits)

Offered by: Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

Overview

Entomology : Modern concepts of integrated control techniques and principles of insect pest management, with emphasis on biological control (use of predators, parasites and pathogens against pest insects), population monitoring, and manipulation of environmental, behavioral and physiological factors in the pest's way of life. Physical, cultural, and genetic controls and an introduction to the use of non-toxic biochemical controls (attractants, repellents, pheromones, antimetabolites).

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Gary Brian Dunphy (Winter)

  • Winter
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have previously taken ENTO 452
  • 3 lectures