Courses Code: BOT 428
Course Title: GENETICS OF WEED AND PESTS
Number of unit : 3 Units
Course Duration: Three hour per week
Office Lecturer: College of Natural Science, Department of Biological Science
Other Lecturer :
The evolutionary and economic implications of weeds as the vegetation of the future. Anthropogenic factors in the evolution of weeds. Weeds-crop ecosystem and co-evolution, weeds as alternative hosts of crop pests. Modes of weed evolution with examples in plant families. Prospects for genetic control of weeds. Pattern of adaptation and genetic variation in insects. The problem of heritable resistance to insecticides. Genetic control pests.
BOT 428 – Lecture Note