Basic Principles of Insect Rearing

Estimated cost: R10 001 – R20 000
Field Of Study: Agriculture
Department Name: Conservation Ecology and Entomology


Expose participants to the complexities of insect rearing by focusing on the following topics: Designing good rearing facilities; Genetics of starter and developed colonies; Importance of the environment on the physiology of reared insects; Developing diets; Good standard operational procedures for effective insect rearing; Disease detection and identification of causal pathogens; Worker and insect health in insectaries.

Entry Requirement: Grade 12/Matric Certificate
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 1 Week
Presentation Language: English
Contact Person Name: C Kapp
Contact Person Email:
Contact Person Phone: (021) 8084776
Latest Year Offered: 2023