Master Course Outline
AGPR-105
Weed Biology and Identification
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
Introduction in weed science to provide an understanding of the principles and methods of controlling weeds, use and development of herbicides, methods of application and rate calculation, sprayer components and calibration, and practical knowledge of plant and seed samples of weeds common to the Pacific Northwest.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify a variety of plant species.
  • Evaluate whether a plant in a given context is a weed.
  • Compare a vairety of weed control options.
  • Choose the best control option at a given site.
  • Formulate a weed abatement strategy for that site.

Course Topics
  • Introduction to Weed Science
  • Plant Morphology/Taxonomy
  • Classification, Identification and Spread of Weeds
  • Methods of Weed Control
  • Principles of Herbicide Usage and Selectivity
  • Herbicide Application
  • Herbicide Resistance


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
AGPR 105
B563
5033
Gwen Stahnke
AGPR 105
B563
0052
Gwen Stahnke
AGPR 105
B454
0076
Matthew Williams
AGPR 105
B454
0052
Matthew Williams
AGPR 105
B453
5033
Gwen Stahnke


Two Year Projected Schedule

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