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What is Entomology and Its Related Fields

What is Entomology and Its Related Fields
What is entomology? Simply put, entomology is a branch of science which deals with everything about insects and other related arthropods.  Entomology comes from the Latin words entomon, which means insect and logos that means study.  While Entomology is the study of insects, the persons who study insects are called entomologists. Just like other body of knowledge, entomology is a... Read More

What Are Scale Insects?

What Are Scale Insects?
Scale insects vary dramatically in appearance; some are very small organisms (1–2 mm) that grow beneath wax covers (some shaped like oyster shells, others like mussel shells), to shiny pearl-like objects (about 5 mm), to creatures covered with mealy wax. Adult female scales are almost always immobile (aside from mealy bugs) and permanently attached to the plant they have parasitized.... Read More