Entomology is a biological science dealing with a specific group of organism, the insects. Insect constitute the largest class of the whole living organism. By studying insects, entomologists have helped to produce much of our current knowledge on inheritance, physiology, and ecology. Farmers – Crops and food products are consumed or spoiled by insects. Entomologists are working to sustain optimal agricultural production throughout the world. Our students learn from entomologists who are actively involved with a wide variety of research projects.

Professional entomologists contribute to the betterment of humankind by detecting the role of insects in the spread of disease and discovering ways of protecting food and fiber crops, and livestock from being damaged. They study the way beneficial insects contribute to the wellbeing of humans, animals, and plants. Amateur entomologists are interested in insects because of the beauty and diversity of these creatures.

Objectives and Activities

This laboratory is used for research in following areas:

  • To protect valuable crops from insect pests.
  • To study Insect Morphology and Systematic 
  • To study Insect Ecology and Integrated Pest Management Including Beneficial Insects
  • Crop Pests and Stored Grain Pests and Their Management
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Management of Beneficial Insects 
  • Principles of Integrated Pests and Disease Management

List of Equipment in the Lab:

Sr. NoName of Equipment
1Insect Box
2Dissection Box
3Mounted Duster
5Light Trap
6Instrument Rack
7Pest Chart
8Cover slips
10Testtube stand
11Insect Collection net
12Ethyl alcohol 99%
14Plaster of paris
15Trap King
17Test tube stand
18Watch glass
19Wash Bottles