Description Introduction to identification, study of life cycles, and control of insects and diseases common to turf. Concentrates on fundamentals of entomology and plant pathology as well as specific problems and their controls on turf.
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.