This note provides an
introduction to the biology and identification of insects and an introduction to
insect pest management. Emphasis is placed on the application of entomology in
agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and everyday life.
This note covers the following topics: Metamorphoses of Insects, Direct
Injuries caused by Insects, Direct Benefits derived from Insects,Indirect
Injuries caused by Insects, indirect Benefits derived from Insects, Affection of
Insects for their Young, Affection of Insects for their Young, Food of Insects
and Habitations of Insects.
This note covers the following topics:
Importance of Insects, Systematics and Taxonomy, External Anatomy, Growth and
Development, Internal Anatomy and Physiology, Behavior, Ecology and Applied
This note covers the following
topics: Characteristics of Insects, Common Orders of Insects, Introduction Mouthparts
Development, Orthoptera, Thysanoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera,
Neuroptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Other Arthropods, Spiders, and
Entomology Basics Pest Management.
of Entomology, University of Kentucky
This note covers the following topics: Introduction to Insects, Growth
and Development, Insect Orders, Feeding Styles and Mouthparts, Integrated Pest
Management, Common Garden Pests and Beneficial Insects.