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AGPR 105
Weed Biology and Identification


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

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 See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    AGPR 105
    Winter 2016
    0052
    Gwen Stahnke
    AGPR 105
    Winter 2016
    5033
    Gwen Stahnke
    AGPR 105
    Spring 2015
    0052
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 105
    Spring 2015
    0076
    Matthew Williams
    AGPR 105
    Winter 2015
    0052
    Gwen Stahnke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.