486: Pesticide Toxicology
|Description:||Examines the biological effects of major classes of insecticides and herbicides, and of selected individual fungicides, including: toxicity to nontarget organisms, persistence and fate in the environment, biotransformation, and ecological consequences. Current regulations on pesticide testing will also be presented. The mechanism of action on target species will be discussed only in relation to effects on nontarget organisms.
Same as CB 434 and ENVS 433. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Offered in alternate years. Prerequisite: One year of college chemistry and one year of college biology; or consent of instructor.
|Hours:||3 to 4|
|Cross List:||ENVS 433, VB 434|
|Course Offered in Semester(s):||Spring
|Offered Only:||Odd Years|
|Additional Notes:||Odd Years: Spring; Ugrad:3 hours; Grad: 4hrs|
|Course Schedule:||U of I Course Explorer Schedule|
|Syllabus:||PDF of Course Syllabus|