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Course Co-ordinated by IIT Kanpur
Coordinators
 
Prof. Prabhuraj A(Instructor Incharge)
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur

 
Prof. B.V. Patil
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur

 
Prof. M. Bheemanna
University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur

 

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Week

Topics

1

Insects, their abundance and diversity in nature; insects as pests in agriculture, reasons for outbreaks causing crop loss; concept of pest status, types of pests; methods of sampling and surveillance of pests; decision levels of pest population (GEP, EIL, ETL etc.) based on crop economy; Principles of pest management, history/definition etc. IPM and its concepts.

2

Components   of  IPM:  legal  approach,  ecological  management,  diverting  pest population away from the crop.

3

Components of IPM (contd..): managing insects with resistant plants; history, mechanism of resistance and use of plants as resistant means in pest management. Pest management by modifying insect development and behavior; insect growth regulators like repellants, attractants, inhibitors etc.

4

Components  of  IPM  (contd..):Sterile  insect  technique.  Biological  control;  using predators, parasitoids and microbes. Botanical pest management.

5

Components of IPM (contd..): chemical means of pest management. Pest management through innovative approaches; biotechnological etc.

6

Integration of different IPM techniques; pros and cons. Adoption of IPM; pros and cons. Importance of AESA in pest management

7

Successful  implementation  of  IPM  in  cereals  (paddy),  pulses  (pigeon  pea  and Soybean) and commercial crops (cotton and sugarcane)

8

Successful implementation of IPM in oilseed (groundnut), vegetable crops (cabbage and tomato) and fruit crops (mango and grapes);


Week

Topic

Speaker

 

Introduction to the Course

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Week1

Basics of insect, Pest and its categories

 

Lect­1

Insect, abundance and diversity

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Lect­2

Insect classification based on economic importance

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Lect­3

Pest, causes for outbreaks and categories

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Lect­4

Pest, causes for outbreaks and categories, contd....

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Lect­5

Pest surveillance and methods of sampling

Dr. Prabhuraj A.

Week2

IPM, concepts and ecological components

 

Lect­1

Principles of Pest Management and History

Dr. Bheemanna

Lect­2

IPM, Definition and Concepts

Dr. Bheemanna

Lect­3

Ecological Methods of Pest Management ­ Legal & Cultural

Dr. B. V. Patil

Lect­4

Ecological Methods of Pest Management ­ Cultural (Contd.)

Dr. B. V. Patil

Lect­5

Ecological Methods of Pest Management ­ Cultural (Contd.)

Dr. B. V. Patil

Lect­6

Ecological Methods of Pest Management ­ Physical

Dr. B. V. Patil

Lect­7

Ecological Methods of Pest Management ­ Mechanical

Dr. B. V. Patil

Week3

Host plant resistance and Biological components of IPM

 

Lect­1 Host Plant Resistance Dr. Prabhuraj A
Lect­2 Host Plant Resistance (Cont.) Dr. Prabhuraj A
Lect­3 Biological Control­ Predators Dr. Prabhuraj A
Lect­4 Biological Control ­ Parasitoids Dr. Prabhuraj A
Lect­5 Biological Control ­ Microbes: Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses Dr. Prabhuraj A
Lect­6 Biological Control ­ Microbes: Entomopathogenic Nematodes Dr. Prabhuraj A
Week4 Pest management through botanicals, behavioural modification and radiation technology  
Lect­3 Pest management by modifying insect behaviour Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­4 Use of sex pheromones in pest management Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­5 Use of attractants and repellants in pest management Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­6 Pest management through radiation technology ­ Principles Dr. B. V. Patil
Lect­7 Sterile Insect Technique ­ case studies Dr. B. V. Patil
Week5 Chemical component of IPM  
Lect­1 Pest management through botanicals Dr, Bheemanna
Lect­2 Pest management through botanicals (contd.._) Dr, Bheemanna
Lect­3 Chemical Control ­ History and classification Dr. B. V. Patil
Lect­4 Mode of Action of different insecticide groups Dr. B. V. Patil
Lect­5 Chemical Control ­ Considerations for Chemicals Integration Dr. B. V. Patil
Lect­6 Insecticide Resistance and Management Dr. B. V. Patil
Lect­7 Insecticide as component of IPM Dr. B. V. Patil
Week6 Biotech approaches, AESA and IPM case studies in field crops and pulses  
Lect­1 Biotechnological Approaches in IPM Dr. Prabhuraj A.
Lect­2 Agro­ecosystem Analysis Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­3 IPM in Paddy Dr. B.V. Patil
Lect­4 IPM in Paddy (Contd.) Dr. B.V. Patil
Lect­5 IPM in Pigeon pea Dr. B.V. Patil
Lect­6 IPM in Pigeon pea (Contd.) Dr. B.V. Patil
Week7 IPM case studies in oilseed and commercial crops  
Lect­1 IPM in Groundnut Dr. B.V. Patil
Lect­2 IPM in Mustard & Soyabean Dr. B.V. Patil
Lect­3 IPM in Cotton Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­4 IPM in Cotton (Contd.) Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­5 IPM in Sugarcane Dr. Bheemanna
Lect­6 IPM in Sugarcane (Contd.) Dr. Bheemanna
Week8 IPM case studies in vegetable and fruit crops Dr. Prabhuraj A.
Lect­1 IPM in Tomato Dr. Prabhuraj A.
Lect­2 IPM in Cabbage Dr. Prabhuraj A.
Lect­3 IPM in Mango Dr. Prabhuraj A.
Lect­4 IPM in Grapes Dr. Prabhuraj A.

 

 

 


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