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Department of Entomology

Course Title: Biological Control

Course number: ENTOM 820

Delivery Method: On Campus Credits:

Description: Offered in odd years. The theory and practice of biological control with an emphasis on natural enemies of insect pests. Relationship and importance of insect ecology and integrated pest management to biological control. Experimental approaches, evaluation, recognition and life histories of beneficial species will be covered. Two hours of lecture and two hours of lab a week.

Core Areas: Safe & Sustainable Food Production, Fundamental Insect Science, Environmental Stewardship  Instructor: James R. Nechols  Semester: Spring, odd years  Prerequisites: ENTOM 300 or ENTOM 312 or ENTOM 320 and ENTOM 692 or BIOL 529