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Unit ENTOMOLOGY

Course
Natural and environmental sciences and technologies
Study-unit Code
GP004108
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Manuela Rebora
Teachers
  • Manuela Rebora - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 42 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Manuela Rebora
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2018
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Affine/integrativa
Area
Attività formative affini o integrative
Sector
BIO/05
Type of study-unit
Opzionale (Optional)
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction
Italian
Contents
The class Insecta and its extraodinary evolutionary success, insect evolution, internal and external anatomy, insect sensory biology, insect and soil, aquatic insects, insects and plants, the insect society, relationships between insects and humans: pests (agricultural entomology and veterinary entomology), insect control, insects commercially important for humans, forensic entomology, insects and biomimetics.
Reference texts
Lineamenti di Entomologia P.J. Gullan e P.S. Cranston Ed. Zanichelli
Educational objectives
To understand the extraordinary insect evolutionary success, to know the insect biology, to understand the importance of the relationship insects-humans, to be able to recognize insects on the basis of their morphology
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Animal Biology
Teaching methods
Oral lessons and practice
Other information
Frequency is optional but strongly adviced
Learning verification modality
oral exam (two-three questions, half an hour) at the end of the course to verify the acquisition of learning autcomes
Extended program
The class Insecta and its extraodinary evolutionary success, insect evolution, internal and external anatomy, insect sensory biology, insect and soil, aquatic insects, insects and plants, the insect society, relationships between insects and humans: pests (agricultural entomology and veterinary entomology), insect control, insects commercially important for humans, forensic entomology, insects and biomimetics.
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