Integrated Pest Management

Duration Time 13 weeks
Certificate no
Lessons 0
Course features
Elective Course
Credits : 5
CS Department
Lecture Hours : 3
Lab Hours : 2
Autumn Semester
Course Content

1.      The concept of integrated pest management. Insect pests and economic decisions. Sampling, monitoring and forecasting. Yield loss assessment.

2.      Insecticides in the framework of integrated pest management. Plant resistance. Natural enemies. Cultural control. Selective chemicals. Genetic control.

3.      Integrated insect pest management in citrus, olive, grapes, cotton, field and glasshouse vegetables.