Department of Entomology

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Department of Entomology

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1922 -


In addition to teaching the application of scientific principles to the solution of agriculture and forestry problems, and through research, the acquiring of new knowledge ... the Department covers the major fields of entomology [and is] especially mindful of the importance of a strong program of graduate study (PACCR, 1987). Among the aspects of insect biology studied are morphology, development, physiology, genetics, biochemistry, insect/plant relationships and population biology. Heads: 1922-1954 Edgar Harold Strickland; 1954-1969 Brian Hocking. Chairs: 1969-1974 Brian Hocking; 1974-1984 George Eugene Ball; 1984-1989 Beverley K. Mitchell; 1989- Ronald H. Gooding.


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