(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.
- Several New Papers Have been published in the lab! February 16, 2022
- Congratulations Dr. Wijerathna on her Faculty of Science Doctoral Dissertation Award! October 4, 2021
- 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