Collembola collection and identification

Estimated cost: R5001 – R10 000
Field Of Study: Biology
Department Name: Conservation Ecology and Entomology

Objectives:

Disseminate available taxonomic keys and train participants in morphological identification of Collembola using keys. Transfer skills for field-collection of Collembola. Train participants in methods of extracting Collembola from soil samples. Impart use of DNA barcoding in species identification in addition to or as an alternative to morphological identification. Prepare slides for the morphological identification of Collembola. Clarify existing basic knowledge on the anatomy, ecology and physiology of Collembola.

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Duration: 1 week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: CS Bazelet
Contact Person Email: cbazelet@sun.ac.za
Contact Person Phone: () 808 9416
Latest Year Offered: 2017