ENTOM 4900

ENTOM 4900

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

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 (offered alternate years).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: general chemistry course.

Course Attribute (CU-UGR)

Outcomes
  • 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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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: TOX 4900

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16193ENTOM 4900  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: general chemistry course.