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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

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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
VOn Campus    
ENTOM 820Biological Control
Spring*3On Campus    
ENTOM 893Controversies in Insect Ecology
Fall*3On Campus        



Tania Kim
Landscape and community ecology

J.P. Michaud
Integrated Pest Management

Gregory Zolnerowich
Systematics and Phylogenetics

Kun Yan Zhu
Insect Toxicology