Pesticides, Pub Pol & Envrnmnt

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture

Course Number: 
342
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Current issues associated with pesticide use; includes discussion of role of pesticides in agriculture, public health, and other related areas; fate of pesticides in the environment; and public perception of pesticides. Case studies examine benefits and risks of pesticide use; environmental cancer; and role of media and public interest groups in pesticide decisions. Alternatives to current heavy reliance on chemical technology in pest control. Current and pending federal, state, and local legislation. Formerly ENTOMOL 342.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
33163
Schedule #: 
36920

Course Sections

Pesticides, Pub Pol & Envrnmnt
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Patricia Vittum

TU TH 9:30AM 10:45AM