College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

1
number of Entomologists for every 425 known insect species
1915
year UCR Entomology established at Citrus Experiment Station
35%
approximate percentage of food crops worldwide that depend on pollinators
 
UCR Entomology is consistently ranked as one of the top programs for insect science in the world! We conduct research to protect plant crops, animals, and public health from harmful insects and related organisms, as well as research to appreciate the diversity of insect life and the role of insects in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. We invite you to join us as a student, a colleague, or a supporter by exploring our website or contacting the department for more information.

 

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