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2023 Fall Course Info
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Fall 2023 Course Information
|University:||Texas Tech University|
|Course Number:||PSS 5429-|
|Credit Hours:||3 credit hours - $600 per credit|
|Start/End Dates:||August 24, 2023 - December 12, 2023|
Course DescriptionWeeds and weed control methods in agronomic and horticultural crops and turf grass with an emphasis on chemical weed control will be studied. History of weed control, weed characteristics, weed competition, and methods of weed control including mechanical, cultural, biological, and chemical will also be learned. Herbicides will be discussed by family with specific regard to their chemical structure, efficacy, mode and mechanism of action, crop selectivity, soil activity and persistence, and cost. Weed seed and plant identification, sprayer equipment, sprayer calibration, herbicide formulations, herbicide labels, crop/weed response to herbicides and injury symptomology, and Worker Protection Standards will also be presented.
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Disability Support Services
To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Ashlee Murden, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the setup of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. If assistance is needed regarding setup of their eRaider access, IT Help Central can be contacted at 806-742-4357 (HELP) or toll-free at 877-484-3573 or email@example.com. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.
This course does not require an exam proctor.
This course does not include synchronous components.