LNDC1151 Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants

This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of insects and diseases of woody plants. Students will examine ways to manage pests by chemical means and/or natural methods.





Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify the life cycles of diseases
Identify the life cycles of insects
Identify the life cycle of arachnids
Diagnose non-infectious disorders
Diagnose infectious diseases
Diagnose insect problems
Recommend control measures for non-infectious disorders
Recommend control measures for infectious diseases
Recommend control measures for insect problems

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
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Credit Details