The Department of Entomology has a close association with the following research and educational centers.

Agroecology Major

Agroecology is an interdisciplinary undergraduate major shared among Penn State’s Departments of Crop and Soil Sciences, Entomology, and Plant Pathology.

Integrative Biosciences Graduate Programs

These Ph.D. and M.S. programs are supported by the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State.

Environmental Resource Management (ERM)

ERM is an undergraduate major for students who are interested in environmental protection and the sustainability of our natural resources.

Fruit Research and Extension Center (FREC)

FREC is located in the southern part of the state and specializes in insect, disease, and plant research with fruit trees and grapes.

Mid-Atlantic Apiculture Research and Extension Consortium (MAAREC)

MAAREC is a regional group focused on addressing the pest management crisis facing the beekeeping industry in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Pesticide Education Program

The program promotes responsible decision making on pesticide use.

Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics

The Schatz Center’s high throughput facility has the capacity to sequence more than 100,000 DNA clones per year, i.e., over 70 million bases of new DNA sequence.

USDA Pasture Research Laboratory

This facility conducts research to ensure maximum profitability and sustainability of Northeastern grazing and cropping systems while maintaining the quality of ground and surface water.

Valentine Turfgrass Research Center

The 17-acre research facility is focused on high-maintenance turfgrass.

Department of Entomology


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University Park, PA 16802