• Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Insects and Diseases of Landscape Plants
  • Course #: LNDC1151
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give the student a fundamental understanding of insects and diseases of woody plants. Students will examine ways to manage pests by chemical means and/or natural methods.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify the life cycles of diseases
Identify the life cycles of insects
Identify the life cycle of arachnids
Diagnose non-infectious disorders
Diagnose infectious diseases
Diagnose insect problems
Recommend control measures for non-infectious disorders
Recommend control measures for infectious diseases
Recommend control measures for insect problems

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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