Welcome to the LSU Department of Entomology


The LSU Department of Entomolgy has a long and distinguished tradition of applied and basic research in the field of entomology. Students from around the world have chosen to study entomology at LSU, and continue to win awards annually at national conferences.

Our entomology curriculum includes both traditional entomological courses, as well as new and innovative topics incorporating a deeper understanding of molecular biology, toxicology, resistance management, and epidemiological tools.

Our extension faculty serve stakeholders from around the state in all aspects of entomology. To learn more about the LSU Department of Entomology on the LSU AgCenter website.

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Entomology club participants

The Department of Entomology offers a variety of activities for our students, including Entomology Club and Debate Team.

About the Department of Entomology

The world's largest continuous stand of roseau cane is vanishing from the Mississippi River Delta, and a group of cross-disciplinary researchers is collaborating to find a solution to stop the die-off.