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.
This laboratory is used for research in following areas:
List of Equipment in the Lab:
|Name of Equipment
|Insect Collection net
|Ethyl alcohol 99%
|Plaster of paris
|Test tube stand