Entomology is the study of insects and encompasses the biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences related to insects and their interaction with crops.

 The main purpose of the department is to:

  •  Develop and evaluate cost effective, sustainable, and environmentally sound management practices  for the control or management of economically important insect pests of sugarcane.
  • Generate knowledge on the biology and ecology of present and potential pests.
  • Project and mitigate the yield losses caused by these insect pests.

Ms. Concilia Mukanga

Senior Research Entomologist