a. Regular field surveys.
Fortnightly rapid roving surveys.
Mass Multiplication and Field releases of Bio-control Agents
multiplication of parasites and predators
in the laboratory.
technical know-how to State extension functionaries and farmers.
Conservation to maintain natural balance
are advised to adopt such crop husbandry practices, which can
preserve and conserve the crop defenders.
of AESA (Agro-ecosystem analysis) in the seasonal crops.
c. Farmers are encouraged to collect biological information with
respect to the pests and defenders of their seasonal crops.
d. Advocacy of eco-friendly
pesticides to maintain natural balance
Promotion of IPM Concept
a. Organizing of Farmers’
field schools on seasonal crops so that message of IPM can percolate
to the grass root level.
b. Participation in Kisan melas, local fairs,
seminars etc. to promote and publicize the concept of IPM.
c. Organization of Farmers awareness programmes.
liaison, co-ordination with
State Department of Agriculture, State Agriculture
University, Research Stations, KVKs, NGOs and other concerned organizations.
leaflets and relevant literature are prepared in local language so
that the message can be conceived by the rural folk with an