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.
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
E. Tremblay - Entomologia applicata. Liguori Editore.
Masutti e Zangheri - Entomologia generale e applicata. CEDAM