This course provides information on the insect groups that attack managed turfgrass (lawns, grounds, sport fields, and golf courses) in such a manner that participants will learn how to diagnose and identify common pests, and be able to select appropriate methods of managing these pests. Prereq: 1101 (101), 1111, 3000, 4000 (500), or 4600.
Taxonomy and behavior of the major groups of aquatic invertebrates, with an emphasis on North American freshwater macroinvertebrates. 1-2 required field trips. Prereq or concur: ENR 5280, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for ENR 5350.01. Cross-listed in ENR.
Practice historical thinking and research skills while exploring Darwin's life, intellectual development, and theory of species origin in broad historical context. Discussions will include modern evolutionary theory and its broad applications in biology, medicine, and other human endeavors. These themes will be explored during travels abroad in the post-requisite course Entmlgy 3797.02E. Prereq: Fresh standing or above. Not open to students with credit for 3790H or 3797H. GE historical study course.
The underlying premise of this course is that the human mind and human behaviors have been shaped by the force of natural selection. Some of these behaviors are complex, longstanding and present in every human culture ever studied. This course explores the biological basis for two of them: the human capacity for hope and the human desire to believe in a supernatural deity. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for Biology 1350. GE nat sci bio course.
Overview of the principles of plant health and pest management applied to the production of plants and other commodities in controlled environments, including greenhouses, urban vertical agriculture, high tunnels, hydroponic systems, and interiorscapes. Prereq: Sr standing or above.
Exploration of insect pests that affect crops, landscapes, public health, and domestic animals, and the biological, cultural, and chemical tactics used to manage them. Prereq: 1101, 1111, 3000, 4000, or 4600.
This course is designed to cover current topics in plant health management for students in the Master in Plant Health Management program. Topics and guest speakers may differ from semester to semester and will depend on student interest. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U. Cross-listed in PlntPth.
Students will work with faculty members to gain intensive hands-on mentored experiences focused on direct interaction with community stakeholders and on various aspects of extension work. Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Students will work with faculty members to gain intensive hands-on mentored experiences focused on direct interaction with students and on the scholarly aspects of effective teaching. Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 12 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.
Research for thesis and dissertation purposes only. Repeatable to a maximum of 60 cr hrs or 20 completions. This course is graded S/U.