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Integrative Biology 482

Fundamentals of Insect Pest Management, Fall 2011

Lecture: 2 hours weekly (MW 1:00-1:50 pm in 162 Noyes Lab)
Laboratory: 3 hours weekly (F 2:00-4:50 pm in 408 NHB)


Instructor: Dr. Larry Hanks, 420 Morrill Hall


Office hours: After class and by appointment


Teaching Assistant: Joe Wong, 420C Morrill Hall, 333-7783


Office hours: During lab and by appointment


Course Objectives

Study of the principles underlying the control of important insect pests of agriculture and of human and animal health; emphasis on integrated pest management involving a systems approach which combines biological, cultural, and chemical suppressive factors into ecologically sound and socially and economically acceptable technology