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SYLLABU ENT 313-Insect Physiology and Nutrition

DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Patuakhali Science and Technology University

Dumki, Patuakhali

Course Code : ENT 313

Course title : Insect Physiology & Nutrition

Credit hrs. 2+1=3

THEORY

Physiology and Embryology: Structure, function and physiology of digestive, respiratory , circulatory, excretory and nervous system-neurons, central, peripheral and sympathetic nervous system., Reproductive system-types of reproduction, male and female reproductive system; spermatogenesis and oogenesis; Formation of the embryo, segments and appendages. Exocrine and endocrine glands; neurosecretory cells, corpora cardiaca, corpora allata, prothoracic gland, ring gland and their functions; Physiology of molting, instar, sub-imago and imago; Hormonal control of metamorphosis.

Nutrition and Metabolism: Nutrition and its function; physical and chemical needs of insect diet; qualitative and quantitative requirements of insect nutrition. Nutritional requirements of carbohydrates, fats, proteins and their metabolism in insects.

PRACTICAL

Dissection and study of the alimentary canal, central nervous system, male and female reproductive system of grasshopper, cotton bug and lepidopterous insects.

Books Recommended

1. Borror, D. J. , Delong, D.M. and Triplehorn, C.A. 1976. An Introduction to the study of Insects, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York, London and Sydney.

2. Capman, R.F. 1981. The Insects: Structure and Function, Elsevier, New york.

3. Essig, E.O. 1942. college Entomology, Macmillan, New York.

4. Mani, M.S. 1982. General Entomology, Oxford & IBH Publ. Co., New Delhi.

5. Nayar, K.K., Ananthakrishnan, T.N. and David, B.V. 1976. General and applied Entomology, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd.

6. Richards, O.W. and Davies, R.G. 1977. Imm's General Text book of Entomology, Vol. 1&II, Chapman & Hall, London.

7. Romosar , W.S. 1988. The Science of Entomology, Macmillan, New York.

8. Novak, V. J. A. 1966. Insect hormones, Mathuen and Co., London.