Go to Main Content


Detailed Course Information


Winter 2015
Nov 30, 2021
Transparent Image
Information Select the desired Level or Schedule Type to find available classes for the course.

SOIL 3520 - Pesticides: Environment, Economics and Ethics
(Formerly 040.352) A comprehensive examination of the benefits and risks of pesticide use. Topics include: Characteristics of pesticide products and formulations used in Western Canada; History, practice, successes and failures in the use of pesticides in agriculture; Pesticide use for protecting human health; Pesticide fate processes in air, soil and aquatic environments; Economical and environmental impact of pesticide application drift; Atmospheric pesticide contamination; Pesticide surface and groundwater contamination; Pesticide toxicity to organisms, including humans; Pesticide residues in food; Pesticide regulations; Pesticide risk indicators; Alternatives to pesticides. Not to be held with 040.411, 038.454 or 040.454.

3.0 Credit hours

Agricultural & Food Sciences

Soil Science Department

Course Attributes:
Ecology:Approved Option List

Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      Faculty of Graduate Studies
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

Return to Previous New Search
Transparent Image
Skip to top of page