|This course covers the identification and management of plant pests including insects, diseases, and weeds. Topics include pest identification and beneficial organisms, pesticide application safety and use of least toxic methods of management. Upon completion, students should be able to manage common landscape pests using least toxic methods of control and be prepared to sit for North Carolina Commercial Pesticide Ground Applicators license.
|·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Demonstrate pest identification and management using sustainable methods.
·2. Identify major horticultural pests, such as insects, pathogen and weeds and create an integrated pest management plan.
·3. Prepare for the North Carolina Pesticide Applicator?s exam.
2014FA - New Course Version (S23384)