ENTM 5363/6366 Landscape Entomology

ABOUT THE COURSE:
Identification and management of arthropod pests in the landscape. Recognition of pests and damage to trees, turf and ornamental plants.

In this course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate the principles of landscape entomology, pest management in the urban landscape, and related concepts in insect-plant relationships.
  • Develop the identification of pests to order.
  • Discuss and evaluate the identification of pests and plant symptoms of pest attack, sampling, biological and cultural control, host plant and insecticide resistance, and integrated pest management.

Each student will be required to complete online quizzes, examinations, lab reports, record an oral presentation, provide an insect collection, write a research paper, and participate in discussions.

LECTURE AND LAB:
4 credits

PREREQUISITES:
BIOL 1020, 1030 or equivalent; recommended that students have completed ENTM 3040 (General Entomology), ENTM 4020 (Economic Entomology), or ENTM 5010 (Entomology for Educators)

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS:
A series of resources and readings will be posted in the course.

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For More Information

David W. Held
Associate Professor
301 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3818