Part of the Master Gardener Short Course Series

Designed For
Professionals and hobbyist gardeners interested in learning sustainable practices at their own pace.
 
Dates
Late Summer 2017
Delivery
Online | Self-paced
Cost
$45
Length
4-6 hours
Talk to the Program Manager
Katie Klump
541-737-3113
katie.klump@oregonstate.edu
 
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This series of short courses is excerpted from OSU’s Master Gardener online course, allowing you to study specific fundamentals of gardening. In Introduction to Entomology, you will study the biology, anatomy, life cycles, and differences between insects and non-insect arthropods. You will also learn how to diagnose problems.

OSU’s Master Gardener Short Course Series includes:

 

Please note: Taking all self-paced courses will not allow you to receive a Certificate of Home Horticulture or become an OSU Master Gardener. These courses are entirely self-paced and are not taught by an instructor.

  • To describe the general biology and anatomy of non-insect arthropods and of insects
  • To distinguish insects from non-insect arthropods
  • To explain the major types of insect life cycles, and the associated stages of development
  • To recognize common orders of insects
  • To diagnose common insect problems
     
  • Gail Langellotto

    Instructor Gail Langellotto

    Gail Langellotto works with the Oregon State University Master Gardener program, state and local agencies, nonprofits and other non-governmental organizations. She helps to develop a better research-based understanding of how to design and sustainably manage gardens and parks to maximize ecosystem services. Her OSU Extension Service and outreach efforts are focused on communicating research-backed management practices to home gardeners and commercial landscapers.

    Email: gail.langellotto@oregonstate.edu 

  • Signe Danler

    Signe Danler is a veteran Master Gardener and landscape designer with a Masters of Ag degree in Horticulture. With the OSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program, she uses her experience and training in gardening, urban forestry and ecological landscaping to communicate about and promote sustainable gardening and landscaping practices.

    Email: signe.danler@oregonstate.edu