Agricultural Entomology

A.Y. 2017/2018
Lesson for
8
Max ECTS
80
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Knowledge on insect importance, morphology, anatomy and physiology; insect identification, dynamics of populations and control. Knowledge on various pests for implementing integrated pest management systems.
Recognize insects Orders and morphology of main pest insects. Distinguish between beneficial and pest insects. Know biology and control of pest insects.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 16 hours
Laboratories: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
Professor: Limonta Lidia
Syllabus
INTRODUCTION
BIOLOGY OF INSECTS Morphology and Physiology 1 Introduction 2 General morophology and integument 3 Head and appendices 4 Mouthparts 5 Thorax and appendices 6 Abdomen and appendices 7 Muscular and digestive systems 8 Respiratory and digestive systems 9 Nervous systems 10 Sensils and reproductive system 11 Reproduction 12 Exocrine glands 13 Endocrine glands. Excretory system 14 Postembryonal development 15 Sound and light producing organs
POPULATION DYNAMICS
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
PEST INSECTS
Teaching methods
E. Tremblay - Entomologia applicata. Liguori Editore.

Masutti e Zangheri - Entomologia generale e applicata. CEDAM
Lesson period
First semester
Lesson period
First semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)
Reception:
free
DiPSA