2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EPP 551 - Biological Control

3 Credit Hours
Examines the concepts, ecological principles, fundamentals, history, and applied practices of biological control of arthropod pests, plant pathogens, and weeds; investigate the role of biological control in natural biological processes, as well as in integrated pest management programs directed at pests and pathogens affecting agricultural production, landscapes, turfgrass, natural areas, forests, and human and animal health; examine the biology, role and implementation of microbial antagonists, entomopathogens, predators and parasitoids in suppressing populations of plant pathogens, arthropods, and weeds; discuss examples of successful and unsuccessful biological control programs.



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