ENY 6651C Insect Toxicology
This course will provide an overview on insecticide classification, formulation, mode of action, resistance, metabolism, environmental fate, and regulatory legislation.
There are no formal prerequisites. However, a general knowledge of entomology and organic chemistry is needed.
|The need for pesticides and their pattern of use|
|The formulation of pesticides|
|Pesticide laws and regulations|
|The classification of insecticides|
|Evaluation of toxicity|
|The uptake of insecticides|
|The mode of action of insecticides|
|Principles of pesticide metabolism|
|Species differences and other phenomena associated with the metabolism of xenobiotics|
|Pesticides in the environment|