CPT 501 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: CPT 501

COURSE TITLE: INSECT PESTS OF TROPICAL CROPS

NUMBER OF UNITS: 2 UNITS

COURSE DURATION: TWO HOURS PER WEEK

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: DR. OSIPITAN ADEBOLA ADEDOYIN, B. Sc. M. Sc. Ph. D.

Email: osipitan1@yahoo.com

Office Location: ROOM 149 COLPLANT

Other Lecturers: DR. PITAN OLUFEMI  RICHARD

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Life cycles and economic importance of insect pests of arable and permanent crops in the tropics e.g. Maize, Rice, Cowpea, Cassava, Yam, Oil-palm, Cocoa, Kola, Cashew, Okra, Garden egg, Tomatoes, Fruits, etc

PRACTICAL:

(i) Observation, description and identification of insect pest activities on arable and permanent crops

(ii) Collection of insect pests of arable and permanent crops

(iii) Preparation of collected insect specimens for insect box

Visit to insect museum

CPT 501 Lecture Note

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