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ENTO 622 Seminar II

Each semester, students are expected to attend all seminars specified, and are to make their own presentations on selected topics to an audience to earn credits. During the second semester, each student will also prepare his/her research proposal and present...

ENTO 621 Seminar I

ENTO 612: Insect Pest and Vector Management

Principles: Definition of pests and vectors. Formulation of pest problems; economic assessment of losses due to pests and vectors; making decisions to control pests; Ecological basis of pest and vector management; pest forecasting. Methods of pest and vector...

ENTO 611: Research Methods

A course in modern scientific techniques in research initiation, conduction, analysis and write-up; use of computers in literature searches, data collection and analysis, and write-up; rapid methods of reviewing the literature and scientific writing; other...

ENTO 608: Stored Products Entomology

Human population growth and the global food problem. The post-harvest system: nature and components. The concept of stored products; the products environment; factors that affect the stored products environment and their role. Damage and food loss in the post...

ENTO 607: Insect Ecology

Terrestrial: Practical and theoretical aspects of ecology. Properties of populations; methods of estimating population size and population dispersion. Sampling techniques. Measurement and description of factors regulating populations. Construction and...

ENTO 606: Disease Vectors of Medical, Veterinary and Agricultural Importance

Arthropod vectors of diseases. Taxonomy, biology, incrimination of vectors, vectot capacity, ecology of vectors. Epidemiology of vector-borne diseases; parasites transmitted by insect vectors; Parasites transmitted by insect vectors, life-cycle and...

ENTO 605: Insect Physiology and Biochemistry

The insect integument; the moulting process and sclerotization. Differential growth and post-embryonic development. Locomotion, with emphasis on flight. Feeding, excretion, circulation, respiration and reproduction. in insects. Nervous system and its...

ENTO 604: Insecticide Science

Insecticide application: Introduction to pesticide application, ground and aerial applications. The role of chemical control in Pest Management. Types of nozzles and sprayers: ground spraying, fogging, dusting and granule applications. Injection and...

ENTO 603: Functional Morphology of Insects

Basic organization and evolution of the insect head and mouthparts; functioning of mouthparts of selected insects. Modifications of the insect neck and thorax including adaptations of legs. Articulation, musculature, origin, veins, and linkage of insect wings...

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