CROP PROTECTION

Department of Crop Protection carries out teaching on pests and disease management of field & horticultural crops, storage pest, nematode management, bee keeping, sericulture and mushroom production technologies.

Ernest Byrd
Free

Disciplines :

  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Nematology
  • Plant Pathologyy

Instructional Units :

  • Sick Plot Unit - Pests & Disease

Production Units :

  • Mushroom Production Unit
  • Apiary Unit
  • Sericulture Production Unit
  • Bio Control agents Production Unit

Hands on Training :

  • Rearing the crop pests and mass culturing of predators, parasitoids and its releasing methods.
  • Practicing plant protection components like light traps, yellow sticky trap, sex pheromone trap and aggregation trap in fields.
  • Plant diseases, diagnosis based on characteristic symptoms and isolation of microorganism.
  • Extracting nematodes through specific techniques such as Cobb’s decanting method and centrifugal floatation method.

"This institute believes in enabling farming communities to bring about significant changes in their lives by themselves."