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Course Information
Weed Science

Course Description
Weeds 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.
Contacts
Instructor

Peter Dotray
Office: 806-742-1634
peter.dotray@ttu.edu

Campus Coordinator

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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.


Textbooks

Weed Science Principles and Applications
W. Powell Anderson
Edition: 3rd Edition
ISBN: 9781577665250
Publisher: Waveland Press Inc.


Course Access
 
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Exam Proctor

This course requires an exam proctor. Consult the campus coordinator at the teaching university for proctor guidelines.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

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