FOR4625Integrated Management of Insects and Fungi4 ch (3C 3L)

Presents a common approach to management of insects and fungi and their interactions at the stand/population and landscape levels. Major components to be discussed are: monitoring and prediction of hazard and risk; damage prediction based on organism population dynamics; management strategies and tactics including acquisition and deployment of resources, control methods and cost benefit analyses. Taxonomy of major families of insects and diseases will be covered in laboratory sessions.

Prerequisites: FOR 3445, FOR 3455, and FOR 3006, or permission of instructor.