ENT - Entomology

Vacant, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (Ag. Sci. Bldg. Room 242, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2339, Moscow, ID 83844-2339; phone (208) 885-7012).

ENT 204 Special Topics

ENT 299 Directed Study

ENT 322 General and Applied Entomology

Ent 322 General and Applied Entomology (4 cr)

Identification, biology, and importance of insects and related arthropods to humans and agriculture; basic principles of arthropod pest management. Three lec and one 3-hr lab a wk.

ENT 398 Internship

Ent 398 Internship (1-6 cr, max 6)

Graded P/F.

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 400 Seminar

Ent 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

ENT 404 Special Topics

Ent 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

ENT 438 Pesticides in the Environment

Ent 438 Pesticides in the Environment (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

See Soil 438.

ENT 440 Insect Identification

Ent J440/J540 Insect Identification (4 cr)

Survey of approximately 200 major families; collecting and preservation techniques. For graduate credit, an additional 50 families and selected subfamilies and genera will be covered and a term paper is required. Two lectures and two 2-hr labs a week; two 1-day field trips. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 441 Insect Ecology

Ent J441/J541 Advanced Insect Ecology (3 cr)

Population and community dynamics set in a systems framework; theory and applications in natural and altered systems. Requirements for graduate credit include a longer (10 vs. 5 pages), more synthetic term paper, and each 500-level student will lead a web-based or in-class discussion on a research paper of their choice. Two 1-day field trips. Recommended Preparation: General ecology. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 469 Introduction to Forest Insects

Ent 469 Introduction to Forest Insects (2 cr)

Roles and impacts of insects within forest ecosystems. Current management techniques of arthropod pests (insects and mites) in natural and managed forest systems. Interactions of arthropods with other agents of forest disturbance (fire and fungi). Identification of some common arthropod pests of Rocky Mountain forests.

Prereq: For 221 or REM 221

ENT 490 Special Topics in Entomology

Ent J490/J590 Special Topics in Entomology (1-4 cr, max 4)

Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

ENT 499 Directed Study

Ent 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

ENT 500 Master's Research and Thesis

Ent 500 Master's Research and Thesis (cr arr)

ENT 501 Seminar

Ent 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

ENT 502 Directed Study

Ent 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

ENT 504 Special Topics

Ent 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

ENT 540 Insect Identification

Ent 540 Insect Identification (4 cr)

See Ent J440/J540.

ENT 541 Advanced Insect Ecology

Ent J441/J541 Insect Ecology (3 cr)

Population and community dynamics set in a systems framework; theory and applications in natural and altered systems. Requirements for graduate credit include a longer (10 vs. 5 pages), more synthetic term paper, and each 500-level student will lead a web-based or in-class discussion on a research paper of their choice. Two 1-day field trips. Recommended Preparation: General ecology. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 546 Host Plant Resistance to Insects and Pathogens

Ent 546 Host Plant Resistance to Insects and Pathogens (3 cr)

Principles and methodologies for developing pest-resistant crop varieties. Requirements for graduate credit include preparation of grant proposal, classroom presentation. Field trips. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 549 Insect-Plant Interactions

Ent 549 Insect-Plant Interactions (3 cr)

Ecology, evolution, and mechanisms of the interactions between insects and plants. Requirements for graduate credit include formal report of field study, term paper. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Ent 322

ENT 551 Applied Biological Control: Weeds

Ent 551 Applied Biological Control: Weeds (1 cr)

Principles and methodologies in biological control of weeds. Requirements for graduate credit include leading a classroom presentation and discussion session. Recommended Preparation: one ecology course, Principles of Biological Control. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

ENT 569 Advanced Forest Entomology

Ent 569 Advanced Forest Entomology (3 cr)

Methods and applications of biological and economic evaluation and control strategies of forest insect populations in relation to pest management programs. Recommended preparation: Ent 469. (Fall, alt/yrs)

ENT 584 Insect Anatomy and Physiology

Ent 584 Insect Anatomy and Physiology (3 cr)

Organ systems of insects and their functions. A comprehensive term paper and research project reqd for grad cr. Three lec a wk. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

ENT 590 Special Topics in Entomology

Ent 590 Special Topics in Entomology (1-4 cr, max 4)

See Ent J490/J590.

ENT 597 Practicum

Ent 597 (s) Practicum (cr arr)

ENT 598 Internship

Ent 598 (s) Internship (cr arr)

Prereq: Ent 322 or Permission

ENT 599 Non-thesis Master's Research

Ent 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.

Prereq: Permission

ENT 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation

Ent 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation (cr arr)