Biocontrol agents and biopesticides in potato IPM

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Learning Objective: 

After going through this RLO you will be able to-

  • know the biocontrol agents like predators, parasitoids and pathogens of potato pests, and

  • know the importance of conservation and augmentation of these biocontrol agents and use of microbials and biopesticides in IPM of potato pests



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Atwal, A.S. and Dhaliwal, 1997. Agricultural Pests of South East Asia and Their Management. Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana.

Thakur, Azad, N.S., Kalaisekar, A., Ngachan, S.V., Saikia, K., Rahman, Z. and Sarma.  S. 2009. Insect Pests of Crops in North East India, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Megalaya .


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