NEM Nematology

Courses in NEM:

NEM 010VGeneral Biology (4) Active
Web Virtual Lecture—3 hour(s); Web Electronic Discussion—1 hour(s). Concepts and issues in biology. Emphasis on composition and structure of organisms; regulation and signaling; heredity, evolution and the interaction and interdependence among life forms and their environments. Designed for students not specializing in biology. Not open for credit to students who have completed course BIS 002A, or BIS 002B, or BIS 002C, or BIS 010 or equivalent. (Letter.) GE credit: SE, SL. Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
NEM 100General Plant Nematology (4) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—6 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 001B or BIS 010. An introduction to the classification, morphology, biology, and control of the nematodes attacking cultivated crops. (Letter.) GE credit: SE. Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 110Introduction to Nematology (2) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 002B; or Consent of Instructor. Relationship of nematodes to the human environment. Classification, morphology, ecology, distribution, and importance of nematodes occurring in water and soil as parasites of plants and animals. (Letter.) Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.
NEM 199Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (P/NP grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 201Molecular and Physiological Plant Nematology (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 101; PLP 120; (NEM 100 or NEM 110). Molecular biology and physiology of nematodes using Caenorhabditis elegans as a model, but with emphasis on plant-parasitic species. Plant responses to nematodes. Discussion of current literature emphasized. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Summer Quarter.
NEM 203Ecology of Parasitic Nematodes (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): (NEM 100 or NEM 110 or ENT 156); (EVE 101 or PLB 117). Major concepts in population and community ecology of animal- and plant-parasitic nematodes. Current advances in techniques, theory, and basic information about nematode-host dynamics, and application to management of nematode diseases. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 204Management of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NEM 100 or NEM 110. Theory, foundation, principles and practices of nematode management. Techniques and equipment used to manage nematodes and methods used to analyze their effectiveness. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 205Insect Nematology and Biological Control (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NEM 100; NEM 110; (ENT 100 or ENT 110). The biology of insect-parasitic nematodes, their effect on the host, and their potential as biological control agents of insect and other invertebrate pests. Application of ecological theory in classical and augmentative biological control. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 206Nematode Systematics and Evolution (2) Active
Lecture—1 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NEM 100 or NEM 110 or ENT 156; EVE 100 recommended. Nematode diversity as revealed by morphological and molecular evidence. Laboratory experience focuses on structural features used in taxonomy. Phylogenetic relationships based on morphological and molecular data used to consider patterns of character change among taxa. (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 210Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis (3) Active
Lecture—2 hour(s); Laboratory—3 hour(s). Theory and practice of inferring phylogenetic trees using molecular sequence data. Practical techniques for obtaining sequence data, advantages and disadvantages of common approaches for inferring trees, statistical methods for comparing alternative hypotheses. (Same course as EVE 210.) (Letter.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 245Field Nematology (1) Active
Fieldwork. Prerequisite(s): NEM 100. Sixday demonstration and field study in applied nematology including diagnosis and prediction of nematode field problem strategies for control field plot design, and establishment in association with diverse California crops. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 290Seminar (1) Active
Seminar—1 hour(s). (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 290CAdvanced Research Conference (1) Active
Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of instructor. Planning and results of research programs, proposals, and experiments. Discussion and critical evaluation of original research being conducted by the group. Discussion led by individual research instructors for research group. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 298Group Study (1-5) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.
NEM 299Research (1-12) Active
Variable. Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor. (S/U grading only.) Effective: 2013 Fall Quarter.