Course Program

Scope of insect ecology, Ecosystem approach to insect ecology, Emergence of pests. Insect responses to abiotic and biotic factors. Resource acquisition and allocation by insects, Population structure, Life history characteristics, Biogeography, Ecological interactions, Community structure, Community dynamics, Agroecosystem structure. Insect-plant interaction, Herbivory. Insects as Regulators of Ecosystem Processes. Insect sampling. Low environmental impact tactics in insect management.

Responsible Professor of Course

Dr. Flávio Roberto Mello Garcia
SIAPE Registration: 1658520


17 Weeks


68 hours


UFPEL Campus