Subject: Plant Science
Credit units: 3
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Plant Sciences


This course will investigate important concepts in insect ecology with an emphasis on species interactions. Topics covered will include plant-insect interactions, behavioural ecology, evolutionary ecology, the impact of climate change on insects, and multi-trophic interactions. The course places a heavy emphasis on critical analysis of primary scientific literature and interpretation of scientific literature within the greater body of ecological knowledge.

Note: This course is a hybrid course with PLSC 475, and this course cannot be taken for credit after previously taking PLSC 475.

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