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Practicals in Basic Entomology

T V Sathe (Author) P.M. Bhoje (Author) Vaishali S. Kolekar (Author)
Synopsis The book covers twenty experiments based on various aspects on taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, and toxicology of insects. It also contains various methods of insect collection and preservation. The popular tests covered under this book include, chitin test, uric acid test, waxy component test, red dye test, enzymes, chemo reception and neuro-secretary cells. Qualitative and quantitative count of haemocytes, Dissection of grasshopper, blister beetle and plant bug is also an important part of the book. Appropriate photographs and sketches will certainly ad relevance in understanding the experiments. Thus, the book will fulfil the demand of Entomology students.
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About the authors

T V Sathe

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao [M.Sc., Ph.D., Sangit Visharad, IBT (Seri.), F.S.E.Sc., F.I.S.E.C.], Professor in Entomology, Department of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur has teaching experience of 22 years in entomology.  He is contributory teacher for M.Sc. courses in Department of Agrochemicals, Pest Management and Sericulture.  He has published 165 research papers and 22 books viz., Preet Patangachi (drama, 1981), Crop Protection from Insects (Marathi), Sericultural Cropo Protection (1998), Biological Pest Control (2000), Cotton Pests and Biocontrol Agents (2001), Insects Pest Predators (2001), Sericulture and Pest Management (2001), Agrochemicals and Pest Management (2003), Insect Predators and Pest Management (2003), Vermiculture and Organic Farming (2004), Basic Entomology (2005), Fundamentals of Beekeeping (2006), Forest Entomology: A Textbook (2008), etc.  He guided 15 Ph.D. students, completed 4 major research projects (from CSIR, UST, UGC).  He visited Canada (1988), Japan (1988), Thailand (2002, 2004), Spain (2005), France (2005), South Korea (2006), Nepal (2007) for academic work.  He is member of editorial board of several journals in India and involved in T.V. programming of butterflies and moths.  He has published several popular articles in daily newspapers and delivered talks through All India Radio.  He got several prestigious awards "Environmentalists of the Year-2003", "Bharat Jyoti Award-2006", "Jewel of India Award-2006", "Lifetime Education Achievement Award-2006", "Lifetime Achievement Award-2007", "International Gold Star Award-2007", "Eminent Citizen of India Award-2007" etc.  He also got fellowships from several scientific societies.

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P.M. Bhoje

Dr. Bhoje P.M. (M.sc., Ph.D.) is Sr. Lecturer and Head, Department of Zoology, Yashawantrao Chavan College, Warananagar since 1990. He published a book “Biological Pest Control” (2000) and 12 research papers in reputed journals and completed one research project funded by WWF Kolhapur, 1998. He has written 3 articles in daily Newspaper and delivered 3 talks at All India Radio. He is president and founder member of “Green Guards”, Kolhapur NGO aimed for protection and conservation of wildlife and environmental education. He has participated and presented paper in several conference/symposia in India. He visited Thailand, Bangkok in 2002 for paper presentation.

Vaishali S. Kolekar

Miss Vaishali S. Kolekar (M.Sc.) has completed her graduation and post-graduation in Entomology in Shivaji University, Kolhapur. She has one research paper in her publication list.

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Bibliographic information

Title Practicals in Basic Entomology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170353327
length viii+84p., Figures; Tables; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.