Insects and Pests

Insects and Pests
Insects and Pests
 

Entomology

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln 's Department of Entomology conducts research projects involving the biology, ecology, and management of insect pests affecting Nebraska crops and livestock, golf courses, athletic fields, parks and recreational areas, as well as home lawns and landscapes. Examples of the research include: Corn rootworm management studies The use of Bt corn to manage European corn borers Insect defoliators on soybean Using beneficial insects to manage sorghum insects Fly control in feedlots Managing insect pests affecting turfgrass and landscapes The distribution and fate of termiticides in soil. The onsite Apiculture lab at ENREC is utilized for applied research, field days, and other educational programs involving honey bees.

Entomology

Additional Resources

Pesticide Education  Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab  Resource Publications