Applied entomology 365

Module code ZEN 365
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

*It is strongly recommended that students first complete ZEN 355: Insect diversity 355
Impact of insects on economies, human health and well-being. Protection of corps from insect herbivores through monitoring, forecasting and application of the principles of integrated pest management; epidemiology and modern developments in the control of insect vectors of human and animal diseases; insects as a tool in forensic investigations; ecological and economic significance of insect pollinators and current threats to their survival and health. Lecturers will be complemented by practical experiences that provide students with skills in the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation and reporting of applied entomological research.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Education
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Zoology and Entomology
Period of presentation Quarter 4

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