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Landscape IPM, PMA 4242, Section 9431 (3 credit hours) University of Florida - Fort Lauderdale http://grove.ufl.edu/~turf/landscapeIPM/ Philip Busey, turf@ufl.edu 954-577-6337 (office) January 12, 2007 Introductory Materials Syllabus (subject to changes during the semester) Fees The cost of this class is based on $106.88 per credit hour for Florida state residents, with no lab fee, thus Landscape IPM is $320.64 for in-state residents. Fees for non-Florida residents are $593.03 per credit hour. Class starts January 12, 2007 and will continue on Mondays from 3-5 pm in room 130. For general information on about our B.S. degrees and our many classes please call 954-577-6371 and ask for Academic Programs. Time and location Tentatively, Fridays, 3:00-6:00 p.m., for 16 weeks beginning January 12, 2007 (calendar below). Room 129 (Library) at the University of Florida Fort Lauderdale Center (map and directions below). Objectives to know the history of Integrated Pest Management in agriculture, before and after the development of synthetic pesticides, involving diseases, insects and mites, nematodes, and weeds; to understand the core concepts and strategies of IPM including population dynamics, biological control, genetic resistance, environmental modification, economic thresholds, monitoring, and identification; to become familiar with cases of turf and ornamental IPM. Prerequisites Principles of Entomology (ENT 3005), Principles of Nematology (NEM 3002), Fundamentals of Plant Pathology (PLP 3002) or Fundamentals of Pest Management (PMA 3010). PLP 3002 also has prerequisites Introductory Botany (BOT 2010C) or Introductory Biology (BSC 2010). Students must be capable of college-level writing and conducting independent library research. Text Students are encouraged to purchase IPM Handbook for Golf Courses by Gail L. Schumann, Patricia J. Vittum, Monica L. Elliott, and Patricia P. Cobb. ISBN-13: 978-1575040653.
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