subject description and guidelines
- The Library seeks to support research, instruction and extension in the area of insect biology. The research program includes both basic and applied studies. The major research and teaching areas are morphology and systematics, pest management (especially of forage, greenhouse, vegetable and livestock insects), biological control, ecology, evolutionary biology and behavior, medical and veterinary entomology, pathology, apiculture, toxicology and physiology. The extension program applies the results of research to alleviate insect problems in New York State, the US and throughout the world.