Description Students will identify insects and diseases and their life cycles within a turfgrass environment. The fundamentals of entomology and plant pathology are emphasized as well as specific turfgrass pests and their controls.
Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Knowledge of insect growth and development.
B. Knowledge of insect physiology and structure.
C. Knowledge of insect classification and ability to identify insects.
D. Knowledge of insect control principles.
E. Knowledge of turf diseases.
F. Ability to identify common turf grass diseases.
G. Knowledge of disease diagnosis principles.
H. Knowledge of disease control principles.
I. Knowledge of pesticide application principles.