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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AGSC 230 - Plant Diseases and Insects

Credits: 5
LEC hours per week: 5
Introduction to the identification, life cycles, and control of insects and diseases common to crops in Washington. Formerly: AGRI 215 and AGPR 230.
Course Outcomes:
  • Recognize major body sections of insects.
  • Identify feeding habits of insects based on type of mouth parts.
  • Classify insects and diseases based on life cycle and relate stages of development to proper time of control procedures.
  • Recognize the most damaging insect orders and non-insect pests to Northwest agricultural commodities.
  • Identy and analyze pests for a given agronomic crop.
  • Identify the mode of action and method of entry for insecticides into the insect body.