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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Plant Protection

HORT 241 is an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of pest management. This course involves the application, evaluation, and analysis of ecological, biological, and economic principles from each of the following disciplines: entomology, nematology, plant pathology, and weed science. Reasons and principles for establishing pest management programs will be explored using observation, evaluation of evidence, and hands-on employment of data. Prerequisite: BIOL 102 or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.