Plant Pathology/Horticulture/Entomology 511
Course Title: Integrated Management of Tropical Crops
Co-instructors: Donald Lewis (Entomology), Gail Nonnecke (Horticulture)
Current management of crops typical of Central America, including fruits, vegetables, grains, and ornamentals. Includes 10-day tour of farms and research sites in Costa Rica during Spring Break. (Visit the ISU Course Catalog for the description of this course.)
3 credits. Offered in alternate Spring Terms (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005).
Horticulture/Env Sci 424/524
Course Title: Environmental and Sustainable Horticulture
Co-instructor: Gail Nonnecke (Horticulture).
Inquiry into ethical issues and environmental consequences of horticultural cropping systems and production practices. Emphasis on production systems that are resource efficient, environmentally sound, socially acceptable, and profitable.
(Visit the ISU Course Catalog for the description of this course.)
2 credits. Offered annually in Fall Semester.
Plant Pathology/Horticulture/Entomology 452/552
Course Title: Integrated Management of Turfgrass Diseases and Insects
Co-instructor: Donald Lewis (Entomology).
An introduction to the major diseases and insect pests of golf course turf, sports turf, and lawns, and exploration of IPM principles and practices in turfgrass management. (Visit the ISU Course Catalog for the description of this course.)
3 credits. Offered in alternate Spring Semesters (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006).
Sus Ag 530
Course Title: Ecologically Based Pest Management
Co-instructors: Matt Liebman (Agronomy), Fabian Menalled (Agronomy), and John Obrycki (Entomology).
An introduction, for graduate students, to the principles and practices of ecologically based pest management, with emphsis on mangement of weeds, insect pests, and diseases. Emphasis on understanding the role of population biology and modeling in pest management, integrative case studies, and group projects.
3 credits. Offered in alternate Fall Semesters (2002, 2004, 2006)
Plant Pathology 691
Course Title: Field Plant Pathology
Graduate course emphasizing fundamentals of plant disease diagnosis and development of skills needed for reliable diagnosis.
1 credit. Offered in alternate summer semesters (2005)