(second term, 3-0-3) An introduction to insects and related arthropods emphasizing aspects of their structure, life history and ecology responsible for their importance as pest or beneficial organisms in managed landscapes. Principles of integrated pest management of insects of importance to Albertan and North American agricultural, horticultural and forested ecosystems will be discussed. Students will gain practical experience in identification of pest and beneficial insects. Prerequisite: Biology 108 or SCI 100. Credit may be obtained for only one of ENT 207, 222 or 380.
- New paper published: Local and landscape-scale features influence bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) bycatch in bertha armyworm Mamestra configurata (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pheromone-baited monitoring traps April 12, 2021
- New paper published: Infection of canola by the root pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae increases resistance to above ground herbivory by bertha armyworm, Mamestra configurata Walker (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) April 12, 2021
- New paper published: Bumble bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) respond to moth (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pheromone components, leading to bee bycatch in monitoring traps targeting moth pests April 12, 2021
- New paper published: Effect of environmental conditions on flight capacity in mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) April 12, 2021
- New paper published: Patterns of diversity in the symbiotic mite assemblage of the mountain pine beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins April 12, 2021