ENTOM 4900

ENTOM 4900

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

History, metabolism, and mechanism of action of genetically modified, synthetic, and naturally occurring insecticides. Discusses insecticide resistance, resistance management, and new approaches to insect control with genetically modified organisms.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: general chemistry course.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

  • Understand what is done to conduct a proper bioassay.
  • Know how insecticides are metabolized.
  • Understand how insecticides interact with their target sites.
  • Learn the cellular and physiological mechanisms responsible for resistance.
  • Explain the basic types of chemical bonds and how this influences insecticidal activity.
  • Understand the basic tenants of resistance management.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: TOX 4900

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17742 ENTOM 4900   LEC 001