King Saud University
College of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Department of Plant Protection
PLPT 349 Non Insect Animal Pests
Time : Tuesday 9:00-9:50 AM
Required Textbook: Lectures
Prerequisites: Zoo 101
Credit hours: 2
Instructor: Dr. Fahad Alatwi
Office Phone: 467-9550
Office Hours: Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue10:00-11:00, 11:00-12:00
Description of Course Contents:
Study of the following animal groups as pests of agricultural crops: Plant mites, snails, slugs, rodents, birds and terrestrial crustaceans; their life cycle, symptoms, nature of damage and methods of protection and control.
Target of this project:
Training students how to find and collect phytophagus mites on different economic crops, prepare mites specimens, and finally to classify mites to at least the family level.