Insects & Human Society

(SPIRE title: Insects & Human Society)
NRC
126
Section: 
01
Credits: 
4
Meets: 
TU
TH
Spring 2014

Survey with emphasis on the successful design of insects and their innovative features. Aspects of insect biology, including communication, defense, feeding, and mating behaviors. Social behavior with a focus on termite, ant, and honey bee societies. Beneficial uses of insects such as silk and pollination, and negative interactions with humans, including disease vectors, parasites, and crop pests. (Gen.Ed. BS) Formerly ENTOMOL 126.

Instructor: 
SPIRE Class Number: 
58979

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