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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

785-532-6154
785-532-6232 fax
entomology@ksu.edu

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Environmental Stewardship

 
  • Biodiversity and systematics of arthropods torymidae wasp
  • Promote research on sustainable practices
  • Impact of agricultural practices on insect biodiversity
  • Non-target effects on native ecosystems
  • Ecological factors limiting spread of introduced or invasive species
  • Animal and plant waste management
  • Insects as bioindicators
  • Environmental toxicology and toxicogenomics research
  • Bioremediation of toxicants in soil and water using insect-specific detoxification systems

Check out the research focus of our faculty members listed to the right, or go to our People Page to read about all our faculty's research interests.

Courses with an emphasis in this core area
 
*Not offered in all years
Course No:CourseSemesterCreditsDelivery Method 
ENTOM 301Insects and People
 
Fall3On Campus    
ENTOM 620Insecticides: Properties and Laws
 
Spring**2On Campus    
ENTOM 692Insect Ecology
 
Spring*3On Campus    
ENTOM 799Problems in Entomology
 
Fall
Spring
VOn Campus    
ENTOM 820Biological Control
 
Spring*3On Campus    
ENTOM 893Controversies in Insect Ecology
 
Fall*3On Campus        

Faculty

 

Robert J. Bauernfeind
Horticultural Insects
 
 

Ralph E. Charlton
Behavioral Ecology
 

Paul W. Flinn
Stored Grain Insects
 

Tom L. Harvey
Plant Resistance to Insects
 

Tony Joern
Grassland Ecology
 

Jeffrey Lord
Stored Grain Insect Pathology
 

David Margolies
Population Dynamics
 

J.P. Michaud
Integrated Pest Management
 

James R. Nechols
Horticultural Entomology
 

John C. Reese
Insect-Plant Interactions
 
 
 

Kimberly A. With
Conservation Biology
 

Valerie F. Wright
Tallgrass Prairie Ecology
 

Gregory Zolnerowich
Systematics and Phylogenetics
 

Kun Yan Zhu
Insect Toxicology