Course Code: VET302

Course Title: Veterinary Entomology

Weekly Teaching Hour: (2,1)

Course Description : In this course, classification, biology, epidemiology and control of insects and other arthropods associated with livestock and poultry production and companion animals; impact of insect and insect –borne diseases on public health; basic tendency of integrated pest management; survey, collection and taxonomy of medically important arthropods in laboratory sessions are covered;


Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Veterinary Entomology: Livestock and Companion Animals by Williams,2010
  • Medical and Veterinary Entomology by Mullen and Durden, 2nd.Ed.2009

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.