ENTOM 6530

ENTOM 6530

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course introduces the history of vector-borne disease control, application methodologies, public outreach and education, insecticide resistance and potential future technology. Some lectures will be taught by experts in vector control/public health via video link.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: previous coursework in biology, global health or entomology, or permission of instructor.

Comments The seminar is open to all Cornell students and is most suitable for Entomology and other science majors.

  • Students will be able to examine fundamental concepts in vector control, history, and application methodology.
  • Students will be able to describe highlights of vector control history and development.
  • Students will be able to illustrate knowledge of chemical classes used for vector control and current registered products.
  • Students will be able to discuss the insectide and acaricide registration process.
  • Students will be able to interpret the most up-to-date issues and challenges for controlling tick and mosquito vectors.
  • Students will be able to apply what they have learned from class to understand vector control challenges of the future.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Opt NoAud