INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY

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Course Code: 
CRS 1202
Course Credit Units: 
3
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 1
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

Introduction to the Phylum Arthropoda. Importance of Insects. The success of the Class Insecta.  General structure of insects with details of the various body appendages/parts. Discussion on the maintenance systems including digestion, circulation, respiration, locomotion, as well as reproduction and life cycles.Objectives:

  • To provide undergraduate students of BSc. Agriculture, BSc Food Science and Technology, and BSc. Horticulture with the basic knowledge and skills about the anatomy and physiology of insects and nematodes as a foundation for a better understanding of agricultural pests and hence their management.
  • To enable the students to relate insect body parts to function and to crop damage

 

ENTOMOLOGY AND NEMATOLOGY
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