Red and green plantPlant 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).

Environmental and Sustainable HorticultureHorticulture/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.

People sitting on chairs in the grassPlant 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).

Black and yellow striped beetleSus 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)

LeafPlant 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)