Department of Entomology
Course Title: Toxicology of Insecticides
Course number: ENTOM 857
Delivery Method: On Campus Credits: 3
Description: Offered in odd years. Advanced study of synthetic and naturally occurring insecticides with emphasis on distribution and elimination, metabolism, mechanism of action, resistance mechanisms, and current advances in new insecticide discovery and new approaches to insect control. The lab focuses on providing hands-on experience with techniques frequently used by toxicologists. Two hours of lecture and one 3-hour lab each week.Core Areas: Safe & Sustainable Food Production, Fundamental Insect Science Instructor: Kun Yan Zhu Semester: Spring, odd years Prerequisites : CHM 350, or BIOCH 521, or ENTOM 620.