Bug Science - Knowledgebase Question

Emmaus, PA
Question by emfick
January 19, 2000
What is the name of the science concerning insects, diseases of plants (particularly house plants) and control of the sort?


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Answer from NGA
January 19, 2000

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I think you are describing what a pathologist might do, although entomologists certainly study insects. In some cases insects can be the vector for a disease and this would combine the two. Many areas in horticulture tend to be interdisciplinary. I hope this helps.

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