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: 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
book describes the following topics: Arthropods Which Are Directly Poisonous,
Parasitic Arthropods Affecting Man, Accidental Or Facultative Parasites,
Arthropods As Simple Carriers Of Disease, Arthropods As Direct Inoculators Of
Disease Germs, Arthropods As Essential Hosts Of Pathogenic Organisms, Arthropods
As Essential Hosts Of Pathogenic Protozoa, Arthropods As Essential Hosts Of
Pathogenic Protozoa, Keys To The Arthropods Noxious To Man.