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Department of Entomology

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Welcome to Entomology at WSU!


What is entomology?

Entomology is the study of insects and their relationship to humans, the environment, and other organisms.

Why entomology?

  • Contribute to a diversity of fields such as agriculture, chemistry, biology, human/animal health, molecular science, criminology, and forensics
  • Detect the role of insects in the spread of disease
  • Discover ways to protect food & fiber crops, and livestock more specifics about the What & Why of Entomology…

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