HORT 843M: Weed Science

Prereqs: Admission to the Horticulture graduate certificate program; and permission.
Distance education course delivered by Texas Tech University. HORT 843M is offered fall semester of odd-numbered calendar years.
Weeds and weed control methods in agronomic and horticultural crops and turf grass with chemical weed control. History of weed control, weed characteristics, weed competition, and methods of weed control including mechanical, cultural, biological, and chemical. Discussion of herbicides by family with regard to chemical structure, efficacy, mode and mechanism of action, crop selectivity, soil activity and persistence, and cost.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture 4
Course Delivery: Classroom