Who Stops Bugs From Bugging You?
Benefits of Entomology
What is an Entomologist?
An entomologist is a scientist who studies insects and arthropods and their relationships to the environment, and other organisms. Entomologists have many important jobs, such as the study of the classification, life cycle, behavior, and population dynamics of insects. They make contributions to diverse fields such as agriculture, biology, human and animal health, and criminology.
Many entomologists focus on a specific type of insect such as
Coleopterology -the study of beetles
Who Needs Entomologists
Entomologists contribute to our world by detecting the role of insects in the spread of disease and discovering ways of protecting food and livestock from being damaged. They study the way beneficial insects contribute to the well being of humans, animals, and plants.
So who needs . . .
- Scientists-Entomologists have helped to produce contemporary knowledge of insects
- Environmentalists- Entomologists research the relationship between humans and nature and work to protect the environment and restore threaten habitats.
- The World- Entomologists research is essential for solving insect related food shortages and diseases around the world.
- Police- Forensic Entomologists use their knowledge to help solve crime.