surveillance of major insect-pests of crops in the State for development of
& forecasting of insect-pests, development of linkages in biosystematics
with other projects for evolving suitable pest management strategies and
effective Regulatory measures.
and management of insecticide resistance in insect-pests.
Development of biopesticides.
Conservation, enhancement and release of bio-control agents.
of integrated pest management technology for major insect-pests & nematodes
under open as well as protected conditions.
friendly pest management based on host plant resistance, behaviour modifying
chemicals, plant products and tritrophic interactions.
analysis of insecticides in vegetables, tea, honey and milk.
identification and characterization of microbial agents and their mass
production for pest management.
systematic for authentic insect-pests identification
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