Insects, Integrated Pest Management & Biocontrol

Located in: Orbach Science Library

UCR researchers have been pioneers in biological control and integrated pest management (IPM) of insects.

The Library’s entomology collection features resources supporting research and teaching about insect behavior; insect ecology; insect morphology; insect pathology; insect physiology; insect-plant interactions; insect systematics; insect genomics; insect toxicology; insecticide resistance; insecticide toxicology; insect pest management; biological control; arthropod vectors of plant pathogens; molecular entomology; insect neuroscience; biological chemistry of insect systems and behavior; and, insect semiochemicals, pheromones, and kairomones.

Additional areas of collection focus include insect neuropharmacology; insect population studies and community ecology; pests of citrus, avocado and other subtropical crops; genetic engineering of insects and related pathogens; medical/veterinary entomology; urban entomology; honey bees; ticks; ants; and mosquitos.