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HOR164

Horticulture Pest Management

This course covers the identification and management of plant pests including insects, diseases, and weeds. Topics include pest identification and beneficial organisms, pesticide application safety and use of least toxic methods of management. Upon completion, students should be able to manage common landscape pests using least toxic methods of control and be prepared to sit for North Carolina Commercial Pesticide Ground Applicators license.

Lecture Hours: 

2.00

Lab Hours: 

2.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Day Semesters: 

Evening Semesters: