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Applications of Chemistry for Horticulture

CHEM205

Description

This course examines the use of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers in horticulture. Students will learn about the modes of action, toxicity, environmental impact, and human health risks of various pesticides and herbicides. Similarly, students will learn about fertilizer types and the conditions under which they are typically used. In addition, the course will cover how fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides can be applied to minimize risk of human exposure and environmental impact, including the proper use and calibration of equipment. The economic value of chemical pest and weed control and growth promotion will be discussed.
Pre Reqs:
CHEM-103 DE CHEMISTRY II

Dates

Apr 8, 2024 — May 12, 2024

May 20, 2024 — Jun 23, 2024

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1410