2021 - 2022 College Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2022  
2021 - 2022 College Catalog

HORT 212 - Horticulture Chemicals

Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): HORT 130 , HORT 207  

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course focuses on the role of pesticides and associated chemicals in modern agriculture. Proper use and safe application are emphasized. Topics include natural vs man made pesticides relative toxicity, application techniques and the calibration of application equipment. Usage recommendations by Cornell Cooperative Extension are incorporated into the course. Class instruction provides preparation for the NYSDEc Pesticide Applicators exam.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Have the ability to sit for the NYSDEC pesticide license and pass
  2. Know how to safely and effectively use pesticides
  3. Be able to effectively implement IMP strategies into turf and ornamental growing systems