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  Welcome to Entomology, LACM
Museum scientists conduct world-class research on systematics, studying species and their relationships, the evolution of major groups, fossil insects in amber, and conduct field work on insect biodiversity at home and in tropical countries.
At present, the Entomology Section of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has 2 permanent staff, 3 emeritus staff, 1 visiting curator, and several volunteers.
The insect collection of the LACM is the largest in southern California, and ranked approximately 10th in size in North America.
www.nhm.org /research/entomology   (195 words)

  Entomology - LoveToKnow 1911
The foundations of modern entomology were laid by a series of wonderful memoirs on anatomy and development published in the 17th and 18th centuries.
His only unfortunate contribution to entomology - indeed to zoology generally - was his theory of pre-formation, which taught the presence within the egg of a perfectly formed but miniature adult.
After the publication of C. Darwin's Origin of Species (1859) a fresh impetus was given to entomology as to all branches of zoology, and it became generally recognized that insects form a group convenient and hopeful for the elucidation of certain problems of animal evolution.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Entomology   (1377 words)

 Cornell University Entomology -
To conduct research on insects and related arthropods that expands understanding at many levels of biological organization and/or addresses needs of clients in New York, the nation and the world.
To educate and train future leaders in entomology and the biological sciences.
To significantly contribute to the broad teaching mission of the College and the University.
www.entomology.cornell.edu   (164 words)

 UMN-Department of Entomology - Extension and outreach
The Yard and Garden Clinic is staffed by Masters or Ph.D.-level extension specialists in the disciplines of entomology, plant pathology, and horticulture.
Entomology also maintains a number of "in-house" publications, for example, Yard and Garden Briefs and Vegetable Pest Fact Sheets.
Entomology contributes to the following newsletters: Yard and Garden News (yard, garden, and home entomology, horticulture and plant disease information, only available electronically); (list all with links).
www.entomology.umn.edu /depart/exten.htm   (2998 words)

 KU-Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In fact, "Entomology at the University of Kansas is as old as the University itself." As the result of recent departmental merger Entomology is now a full partner in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
The newly defined Program in Entomology at KU is unique, not only because of the former department's long history, but also because it is one of a few such departments not administered within a school of agriculture.
In addition to any departmental requirements, students seeking an MA in Entomology are required to take Biol 500 (Biology of Insects) and Biol 502 (Biology of Insects Laboratory) unless they have taken equivalent courses.
www2.ku.edu /~eeb/entomology   (333 words)

 UHM Graduate Studies - Entomology
Entomology is the study of insects and related organisms, such as spiders and mites.
In the area of applied entomology, insects associated with Hawai'i's tropical and subtropical agricultural and urban environments provide a wealth of challenging problems in pest management research.
Students electing Plan C must demonstrate competence in entomology through oral and/or written exams, which may consist of discussion of a research or educational project, administered by the advisory committee in consultation with the chair of the graduate program.
www.hawaii.edu /graduatestudies/fields/html/departments/efg/entomology/entomology.htm   (1016 words)

 News & Links - The Department of Entomology at the University of Arkansas
Kring joined the UA entomology faculty in 1985 and has published more than 50 book chapters and scholarly papers in academic journals on issues relating to the use of beneficial insects in managing pest populations in lieu of insecticiddes.
He was a research associate and assistant research scientist in the Entomology Department at Texas AandM from 1990 to 1994.
Sheri's poster was entered in Student Competition Display Presentations,Section D. Medical and Veterinary Entomology and entitled: Molecular assay for the detection of Cochlosoma anatis in house flies and turkey specimens by polymerase chain reaction.
entomology.uark.edu /links   (1980 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Biology: Zoology: Arthropoda: Entomology
Cultural Entomology Digest - Studies the reasons, beliefs and symbolism behind the inclusion of insects within all facets of the humanities.
Entomology Collection - Searchable database from the at the University of Alberta, Canada, that includes images of many specimens.
General Entomology - Detailed course notes, insect data and syllabus from a class taught by John Meyer of North Carolina State University.
dmoz.org /Science/Biology/Zoology/Arthropoda/Entomology   (486 words)

 Entomology - Insects, Macro-moths and Sawflies - (Symphyta)
Entomology - Insects, Macro-moths and Sawflies - (Symphyta)
The science of entomology is the study of insects, a group of animals which are invertebrates.
However, insects can be distinguished from other invertebrates by their having three body parts (head, thorax and abdomen), six-legs, antennae, compound eyes and a hard outer casing made of chitin.
www.consult-eco.ndirect.co.uk /entomol   (134 words)

 Distance Masters of Science in Entomology
Additionally, students must take Entomology 888, Masters Degree Project, for 4 credit hours, in which students will develop an independent project applying their graduate training to a practical question of interest.
For graduate credits from another fully accredited institution to be accepted in the Masters degree program, the Department of Entomology must approve the quality and suitability as equal to or superior to the offerings available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The distance Masters of Science degree program in Entomology is conducted and administered by the Department of Entomology in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and by the Graduate College of the University of Nebraska.
entomology.unl.edu /educatn/distancems.htm   (1143 words)

 Entomology - Peter W. Atkinson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Entomology Department is housed in perhaps the most modern entomology buildings in the United States.
Living in Riverside, CA Riverside is one of the ten UC campuses, and one of two that house Entomology departments.
Unlike the campuses located close to the coast, housing and living in Riverside is relatively inexpensive and good accommodation for students, staff and faculty can be found within 10 minutes drive from campus.
www.entomology.ucr.edu /people/atkinson.html   (1769 words)

 Department of Entomology Home   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The department is housed in Waters Hall and maintains excellent research facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, a scanning electron microscope, and a research insect collection.
RESEARCH ASSISTANT (20 hours/week with benefits) in the Department of Entomology at Kansas State University.
The Department of Entomology at Kansas State University has an internationally recognized Graduate Program leading to the M.S. or Ph.D. degree and a graduate certificate program.
www.entomology.ksu.edu /DesktopDefault.aspx   (238 words)

 Cornell University Entomology - Entomology Courses   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Introduces the science of entomology by focusing on basic principles of systematics, morphology, physiology, behavior, and ecology of insects.
Undergraduate and graduate students from entomology as well as other disciplines including pre-medical and veterinary students are encouraged to enroll.
Students are expected to meet regularly with a discussion or laboratory section, to gain teaching experience, and regularly to discuss teaching objectives, techniques, and subject matter with the professor in charge.
www.entomology.cornell.edu /IthacaCampus/EduTraining/Courses.html   (2779 words)

In Creepy Crawlies 4-H'ers will learn; the different parts of an insect's body, the different mouth types, how to collect insects, how insects communicate, about their vision, insects habitats, insect control methods, about the digestive system of insects, using insects as a source of food, and about the movement of insects.
This activity guide is for 4-H members ages 12-14, and is the second in the Entomology "Insectaganza of Excitement" series.
The 4-H'ers will learn many interesting facts about individual insects (i.e., where they live, what they eat, stages of development, their relationship to man and his economy), and have a better understanding of insect problems.
4h.ifas.ufl.edu /Curriculum/projects/EnvironmentalEducation/Entom.htm   (653 words)

 Entomology at Colorado State University
Also see the Entomology Index of Internet Resources at Iowa State University.
The department cooperates in offering undergraduate concentrations in entomology and plant protection under the Bio-Agricultural Science major, and also offers a minor in entomology.
This is the first Entomology WWW site in the world, and went into operation on 27 February 1994.
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Entomology/ent.html   (266 words)

 VCU Libraries | Research Guides | Entomology
The most "immediate" information in the field of entomology can often be found in publications from very recent conferences.
Iowa State University Entomology Image Gallery -- From the Department of Entomology at ISU.
Iowa State Entomology Index of Internet Resources -- A large portal site maintained by John VanDyk in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University.
www.library.vcu.edu /guides/entomology.html   (1604 words)

 Entomology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Entomology is the study of insects and the impact of insects on the health and economic well-being of mankind.
The Clay Lyle Entomology Complex houses the staff and administrative offices of the department, and the laboratory and classroom facilities support a broad range of extension, research and teaching functions.
Entomology jointly participates in the Agricultural Pest Management degree program with Plant Pathology and Weed Science.
www.msstate.edu /Dept/APM/entomology.html   (144 words)

 Department of Entomology
Professor Herbert Osborn taught the nation's first entomology course here in 1880, beginning a tradition of excellence in basic and applied entomology.
The Department of Entomology faculty work to provide an excellent education, develop innovative research programs and supply a creative, highly visible problem-solving extension program.
See why students picked Iowa State's Entomology Department, one of the top-rated programs in the country.
www.ent.iastate.edu   (206 words)

 The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Forestry: Forest Entomology
Entomology at Colorado State University (images and references to other sources)
The Entomology and Forest Resources Digital Information Work Group gathers, creates, maintains and promotes the use of digital information as resources to enhance educational activities in the fields of entomology, forestry, forest health, natural resources and other areas of agriculture.
FETCH21 Forest Entomology Textbook Challenge for the 21st Century - Fetch21 provides linkages to forest insect web sites around the world that would be of interest to the undergraduate and graduate students in entomology.
www.metla.fi /info/vlib/Forestry/Topic/Entomology   (199 words)

With an estimated 35 million specimens housed in more than 132,354 drawers, 33,000 jars or vials, and 23,000 slides in more than 5,200 cabinets, the National Insect Collection is one of the largest entomological collections in the world.
It is maintained by staff of the Department of Entomology which is comprised of research scientists and museum specialists from the Smithsonian, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Defense and the Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology.
Note: the SI Entomology website is undergoing redevelopment.
entomology.si.edu   (122 words)

 Kids Online Resources - Science, Entomology
Entomology Home Page -Aloha and Welcome to the Bishop Museum's.
Texas A and M University - Discover Entomology - A Field guid to Common Texas Insects.- Insects in the Classroom - Bugs as teaching tools for all ages.
University of Kentucky Department of Entomology - Katerpillars and Mystery Bugs.
www.kidsolr.com /science/page18.html   (1137 words)

 Collections and Research at the University of Alaska Museum of the North - Entomology
The entomology collection and curator position were established as part of the NSF - Arctic Archival Observatory grant in late 2000.
The entomology collection includes more than 100,000 insects (mostly aquatics) from Alaska and other regions, including Canada, Eastern Russia, and the contiguous United States.
This networking has also led to negotiations for several other entomology collections to be deposited in the museum in the future.
www.uaf.edu /museum/ento/index.html   (742 words)

 Entomology At Purdue University
Thomas J. Henry, a world-renowned expert on Heteroptera, is the 2007 recipient of the Department of Entomology J. Osmun alumni award.
Henry is the 17th recipient of the award that was established to honor longtime Entomology Department Head John Osmun.
Purdue University broke ground on the new Wayne T. and Mary T. Hockmeyer Hall on Friday (Oct. 19).
www.entm.purdue.edu   (212 words)

 Steenbock Memorial Library Subject Guide
Entomology publications are included among 7500 international journals.
Steenbock Library offers a Current Contents Service for faculty, staff and graduate students in CALS whereby a weekly search can be run with results delivered automatically to your email.
Provides information and literature on insect pests and biological control; emphasis is on soybeans, therividae, western corn rootworm, and the control of purple loostrife.
steenbock.library.wisc.edu /subjectguide/entomology.htm   (1955 words)

 Ecological Entomology - Journal Information
Ecological Entomology publishes top-quality original research on the ecology of terrestrial and aquatic insects and related invertebrate taxa.
Our aim is to publish papers that will be of considerable interest to the wide community of ecologists.
Where the content of the paper falls outside of the remit of the journal, we may recommend that authors submit their papers to one of our sister journals.
www.blackwellpublishing.com /journal.asp?ref=0307-6946&site=1   (367 words)

 UCR Entomology
Male Pepsis wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) can be safely handled, whereas the females have an exceptionally potent sting, which is used to paralyze their tarantula spider prey.
A comparative study of the reproductive biology and age distribution of house flies (Musca domestica) on dairies in southern California, Minneosta, and Georgia
Department of Entomology · University of California Riverside · Riverside, CA 92521
www.entomology.ucr.edu   (281 words)

 Home | Entomology, at CAES | UGA
The Department of Entomology offers a wide range of courses and research programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Our goal is to support and encourage students who are preparing for a career as a scientist in a federal, state, or industrial laboratory or in an academic institution, by providing them with as broad a background as possible in the many facets of insect biology.
In addition to training in modern methodologies of classical entomology, the Department has special emphasis areas in Insect/Plant Interactions, Biological Control, and Molecular Entomology.
entomology.ent.uga.edu   (186 words)

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