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  • Survey and surveillance of major insect-pests of crops in the State for development of prediction models.

  • Monitoring & forecasting of insect-pests, development of linkages in biosystematics with other projects for evolving suitable pest management strategies and effective Regulatory measures.

  • Monitoring and management of insecticide resistance in insect-pests.

  • Development of biopesticides.

  • Conservation, enhancement and release of bio-control agents.

  • Development of integrated pest management technology for major insect-pests & nematodes under open as well as protected conditions.

  • Eco friendly pest management based on host plant resistance, behaviour modifying chemicals, plant products and tritrophic interactions.

  • Residue analysis of insecticides in vegetables, tea, honey and milk.

  • Isolation, identification and characterization of microbial agents and their mass production for pest management.

  • Molecular systematic for authentic insect-pests identification

  • Honey bee pollination for enhanced crop production and artificial breeding of Apis mellifera for better traits including disease resistance.

  • Modernization and up-gradation of bee research laboratory and establishment of honey quality control laboratory.

  • Strengthening of lecture theatres for E-learning, laboratories for basic research and establishment of repository of natural enemies of crop pests.

  • Establishment of insect museum exhibiting biodiversity of insect fauna of Himachal