1st part (General Entomology)
General information on animal diversity and the functional systems of animals (zoology). Mites, other invertebrates and vertebrates. Specific knowledge on Insects: external and internal morphology, physiology and biology. Major Orders of Insects of interest to the stored products. General information Integrated Pest Management. Control of stored product pests, with particular reference to biological control and biotechnological applications.
2nd part (Stored product pests)
Identification of stored product pests, biology, damage and control strategies. Plant foods: Cereals, flour and pasta, legumes, sugar, dried products. Animal foods: cheeses, sausages, honey, powdered milk, other foods. Processing environments and commercial. Methods for the evaluation of solid impurities in foods.