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Divisions

Division of Agricultural Entomology



Entomology division deals with plant protection technologies for Paddy, Sorghum, Maize, Minor millets, Pulses, Oilseeds and Fodder Crops, Apiculture, Sericulture, Organic Pest Management and Storage Pests’ Management, Mushrooms, etc., to the farming community.

Activities


1. Need based training programmes conducted on different field crops for Practicing Farmers, Farm Women and Rural Y outh

  • Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in Cereals and Minor Millets
  • Integrated crop insect–pests and diseases management in Pulses
  • Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in Oilseed
  • Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in Cash Crops
  • Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in Plantation Crops
  • Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in different Fodder Crops
  • Integrated farming system for different ecosystem with Apiculture and Sericulture
  • Organic based Integrated insect–pests and diseases management in different crops
  • Apiculture, Sericulture and Mushroom Rearing Technology
  • Preparation of different organic pest management products
  • Mass productions of different biocontrol agents
  • Mushroom and Spawn production technology

2. Training programmes of innovative technologies conducted to Extension Functionaries for dissemination of technologies among the farmers

  • Integrated pest and disease management practices
  • Honeybee and Mushroom production technologies
  • Organic pest control agents production

3. Interventions Proposed based on the Prioritized Problems (OFT & FLD)

Sl.No. Description Area (ha) No. of Demo
Name of the OFT Programme (2017-18)
1 Assessment of Bhendi Hybrids Tolerant to Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus Disease at different altitudes of Namakkal district 4 10
Name of the FLD Programme (2017-18)
2 Demonstration on Bio-intensive IPM module in sugarcane 4 10
3 Demonstration on IPM module in cotton 4 10
4 Demonstration of Bio-intensive pest management strategies in Tomato 4 10
FFS
1 FFS on IPM in groundnut 1 25


4. Special Activities

  • Income generation activity and development of integrated pest’s management modules in NICRA scheme at Vadavathur & Jambumadai village funded by CRIDA, Hyderabad.
  • Under revolving fund Mass productions of different biocontrol agents and distributed to needy farmers.