CPT 502 Course Synopsis

COURSE CODE: CPT 502

COURSE TITLE: Economic Entomology

NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units

COURSE DURATION: 2 hours for lectures, 1 hour for lab

 

COURSE DETAILS:

Course Coordinator: Dr O.R. Pitan

Email: femipitan@yahoo.com

Office Location: Room 242, COLPLANT Building

Other Lecturers:

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

An introduction to Integrated Pest Management (IPM): IPM history, conceptual foundations and basic principles. Basic tenets of integrated pest management emphasizing ecological principles; integration of chemical, biological, cultural and physical tactics into an overall strategy for the agroecosystem; chemical pesticides, cultural practices, host resistance, biological control, sterility principle, economics of pest control and pest/host relationships.

 

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