entomology

[ UK /ɛntəmˈɒləd‍ʒi/ ]
[ US /ˌɛntəˈmɑɫədʒi/ ]
NOUN
  1. the branch of zoology that studies insects
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How To Use entomology In A Sentence

  • There, Borlaug oversaw foundation research in genetics, breeding, plant pathology, entomology, agronomy, soil science, and cereal technology.
  • An academic expert, Carl Johansen, professor of entomology at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington, called the microencapsulated methyl parathion "the most destructive bee poisoning insecticide ever developed. Honeybees in Danger
  • It is headed by renowned acarologist Carl C. Childers, an entomology professor with the University of Florida.
  • Entomology became more fashionable once better killing bottles provided the squeamish with a less offensive method of collecting specimens.
  • Research opportunities exist in a wide range of pure and applied areas of entomology.
  • Thus the preface to the text informs us that to avoid anachronism, ‘the entomology [sic] of the slang’ was carefully checked.
  • The trend is clear - acronyms will not only not go away, they will infiltrate all areas of biology, including entomology.
  • The authors have combined their experience in entomology, weed science, and nematology/plant pathology to organize this textbook into 20 logically sequenced chapters.
  • Studies aimed at prolonging the lifespan of insects don't figure prominently in most entomology programs, the vast majority of which have exactly the opposite goal.
  • In addition to her academic work, Rebecca has taught introductory biology, zoology, and entomology labs.
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