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:
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: Introduction
to Insects, Insect vs. Spider, Growth and Development, Complete Metamorphosis,
Incomplete Metamorphosis, Molting, Life Cycle and Development, Voltinism, Insect
Orders, Chewing and Biting, Feeding Styles.