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F:AG. ENT. 3.1 2020WORD AG. ENTO. 3.1 2020AG. ENTO 3.1 NOTE LVGHETIYA NMCA NAU NAVSARI.DOC

Ag. Ento. 3.1 Fundamentals of Entomology

Credit: (2+1=3)

THEORY

Part – I

1. History of Entomology in India.

2. Factors for insect’s abundance. Major points related to dominance of Insecta

in Animal kingdom.

3. Classification of phylum Arthropoda up to classes. Relationship of class

Insecta with other classes of Arthropoda. Harmful and useful insects.

Part – II

4. Morphology: Structure and functions of insect cuticle, moulting and body

segmentation.

5. Structure of Head, thorax and abdomen.

6. Structure and modifications of insect antennae,

7. Mouth parts,

8. Structure and modifications of insect legs,

9. Wing venation, modifications and wing coupling apparatus. Structure of

external genital organs of male and female

10. Metamorphosis and diapause in insects. Types of larvae and pupae.

Part – III

11. Structure of male and female genital organs

12. Structure and functions of digestive system

13. Excretory system

14. Circulatory system

15. Respiratory system

16. Nervous system, secretary (Endocrine) and Major sensory organs

17. Reproductive systems in insects. Types of reproduction in insects.

MID TERM EXAMINATION

Part – IV

18. Systematics: Taxonomy –importance, history and development and

binomial nomenclature.

19. Definitions of Biotype, Sub-species, Species, Genus, Family and Order.

Classification of class Insecta up to Orders.

Major characteristics of orders. Basic groups of present day insects with

special emphasis to orders and families of Agricultural importance like

20. Orthoptera: Acrididae, Tettigonidae, Gryllidae, Gryllotalpidae;

21. Dictyoptera: Mantidae, Blattidae; Odonata; Neuroptera: Chrysopidae;

22. Isoptera: Termitidae; Thysanoptera: Thripidae;

23. Hemiptera: Pentatomidae, Coreidae, Cimicidae, Pyrrhocoridae, Lygaeidae,

Cicadellidae, Delphacidae, Aphididae, Coccidae, Lophophidae,

Aleurodidae, Pseudococcidae;

24. Lepidoptera: Pieridae, Papiloinidae, Noctuidae, Sphingidae, Pyralidae,

Gelechiidae, Arctiidae, Saturnidae, Bombycidae;

25. Coleoptera: Coccinellidae, Chrysomelidae, Cerambycidae, Curculionidae,

Bruchidae, Scarabaeidae;

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