Plant Protection

 

FLD

 

i. Backyard beekeeping and pollination service with Indian Honeybee (Apis cerana indica)

ii. Management of bacterial wilt in Bitter gourd through Biological Control

iii. Management of fruit fly in Cucumber

iv. IPM and INM in System of Assured Rice Production (SARP)

 

 

OFT

 

i. Assessment of pollination service for increasing productivity in bitter gourd

 

ii. Assessment of local strain of Trichoderma harzianum in management of   Sclerotium rolfsii collar rot of betel vine

 

 

CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME

On-farm mass production of microbial pesticides

Commercial production of bio-control agents

Production of botanical pesticides

Organic plant protection through botanicals, bio-agents, bio-pesticides and organic pesticides

IPM of major Agricultural and Horticultural crops

Eco-friendly pest management-principles and practices

Recent advances in integrated pest and disease management

Beekeeping as source of alternative livelihood option

Role of Beekeeping in increasing crop production

Self-employment generation by farm advisory service in agriculture

Use of ICT in Pest and disease management of agricultural crops

 

DIPLOMA COURSE

1.      One year Diploma in Agriculture Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI), affiliated by MANAGE, Hyderabad and GoI

 

ONGOING PROJECTS

1.      All India Coordinated Research Project on Honeybees & Pollinators (AICRP HB & P), sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi

2.      National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA), sponsored by CRIDA,  Hyderabad

 

 

DEMONSTRATION UNITS

1.  Bio-control agent production laboratory

a.      Trichoderma harzianum

b.      Trichoderma viride

c.       Pseudomonas fluorescens

d.      Metarhizium anisopliae

e.      Trichogramma sp.

2.    Beekeeping unit

a.      Apis cerana indica

b.      Apis mellifera