Entomology is the study of insects, involving their biology and control in relation to their environment and to man. Entomology also had an independent scientific discipline which had roots in biology. Some entomologists are involved in reducing harmful species of insects that destroy food, housing, plants, and clothing and cause discomfort and disease to humans, livestock and household pets. Others develop ways to increase growth rate and spread the insects that provide food, pollinate crops, assist in destroying harmful insects, or are eaten as food by birds and fish. Entomologists primarily work in areas of research, college instruction, medical entomology, extension entomology, regulatory work, and commercial entomology. They engage in applied research and find new ways to manage pest insects by implementing the discoveries made by basic researchers. More people work in this field of entomology than any other field. The purpose of this research is to find safe and effective means for preventing the loss caused by the many species that
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