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HORT 110 - Pest Management Programming



2.0 Credits
Introduction to the basic tenets of pest management program development, materials safety, and proper use of equipment.
Prerequisite Placement in BRDGE 093 or EAP 121 or higher and MATH 087 or higher.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. List and describe the basic tenets of pest management.
  2. List and describe the principal components of a sustainable pest management program including strategies for pest suppression.
  3. Describe the principal types of pesticides and their general uses based on formulation, concentration, and sustainability.
  4. Accurately interpret pesticide labels and safety requirements.
  5. Calculate site area, formulation volumes, and equipment calibrations based on directions for pesticide use.
  6. Pass the Washington State Department of Agriculture pesticide applicators exam.



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