Principles of Integrated Disease and Pest Management

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Mr. Deepayan Padhy

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Course Name : Principles of integrated pest and disease Management

Code(Credit) : ASPP3204(1-1-0)

Course Objectives

  • At the end of the semester students will be able to understand:
    1. What is a pest and categories of Pest.
    2. IPM and tools of IPM.
    3. Cultural, Mechanical, Physical, Biologica, Microbial and Legilative methods of Pest and Disease Management.
    4. Chemical Control of Pests

Learning Outcomes


  • • Pest Surveillance and Pest forecasting techniques
    • Pest management methods including recent methods
    • Beneficial insects and their mass multiplication techniques
    • Acquaintance of insecticide formulations
    • Sampling techniques for the estimation of insect population and damage
    • Identification of major non –insect pests
    • Acquaintance of mass multiplication techniques of important predators

Course Syllabus


Theory
1. Categories of insect pests and diseases,
2. IPM: Introduction, history, importance, concepts, principles and tools of IPM.
3. Economic importance of insect pests, diseases and pest risk analysis.
4. Methods of detection and diagnosis of insect pest and diseases.
5. Calculation and dynamics of economic injury level and importance of Economic threshold level.
6. Methods of control: Host plant resistance, cultural, mechanical, physical, legislative, biological and chemical control.
7. Ecological management of crop environment.
8. Introduction to conventional pesticides for the insect pests and disease management.
9. Survey surveillance and forecasting of Insect pest and diseases.
10. Development and validation of IPM module.
11. Implementation and impact of IPM (IPM module for Insect pest and disease.
12. Safety issues in pesticide uses. Political, social and legal implication of IPM.
13. Case histories of important IPM programmes.

Practical
1. Practical methods of diagnosis and detection of various insect pests, and plant diseases
2. Methods of insect pests and assessment of crop yield losses, calculations based on economics of IPM
3. Identification of biocontrol agents, different predators and natural enemies
4. Mass multiplication of Trichoderma, Pseudomonas, Trichogramma and NPV
5. Identification and nature of damage of important insect pests, diseases and their management
6. Crop (agro-ecosystem) dynamics of a selected insect pest and diseases
7. Plan & assess preventive strategies (IPM module) and decision making. Crop monitoring attacked by insect, pest and diseases
8. Awareness campaign at farmers fields

References
1. Dhaliwal, G.S. and Ramesh Arora 2001. Integrated pest management: Concepts and approaches, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana
2. Metcalf, R.L. and Luckman, W.H.1982. Introduction to insect pest management Wiley inter science publishing, New York.
3. Larry P Pedigo 1991. Entomology and pest management, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
4. Venugopala Rao, N., Umamaheswari, T., Rajendraprasad, P., Naidu,V.G. and Savithri,P.2004.Integrated Insect Pest Management, Agrobios ( India) Limited, Jodhpur.
5. Chaube, H.S. and Ramji Singh. 2001. Introductory Plant Pathology. International Book Distribution Co., Lucknow. 136.
6. Mehrotra, R.S. 1980. Plant Pathology. Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi
7. Singh, R.S. 2002. Introduction to Principles of Plant Pathology. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Pvt. Ltd.,New Delhi.
8. Vidyasekharan,P. 1993. Principles of Plant Pathology. CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi
9. Y.L. Nene and P.N. Thaplial, 1993, Fungicides in Plant Disease Control. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.

Session Plan

Session 1: Categories of insect pests and diseases,

This chapter describes about the meaning and categories of pest and diseases

Download Categories of Pest and Diseases

Watch Definition of Pest, Categories of Pest

Session 2: IPM: Introduction, history, importance, concepts, principles and tools of IPM.

Session 3: Cultural Method of Pest Management

This chapter describes cultural method of pest and disease management

Download Cultural control
Watch: Cultural Methods of Pest Management

Session 4: Host Plant Resistance

This chapter describes cultural method of pest and disease management

Download Cultural control
Watch: Cultural Methods of Pest Management

Session 5: Mechanical, Physical and Legislative Method

This chapter describes Mechanical and Physical method of pest and disease management

Download Legislative Control

Download Mechanical and Physical Methods
Watch Mechanical and Physical Method

Session 6: Biological and Microbial

This chapter describes Biological and Microbial method of pest and disease management

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Session 7: Surveillance and Forecasting

This chapter describes Surveillance and forecasting of pest and diseases

Watch Pest Surveillance and Forecasting

Download Pest Surviellance forecasting

Session 8: Introduction to Chemical Control

This chapter introduce you to chemical control of pest and diseases

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Session 10: Calculation of doses/ concentrations of different insecticidal Formulations
Compatibility of pesticides with other agrochemicals and Phytotoxicity of insecticides

This chapter describes Calculation of doses/ concentrations of different insecticidal Formulations
Compatibility of pesticides with other agrochemicals and Phytotoxicity of insecticides

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Download Insecticide application techniques
Download Phytotoxicity and other concepts
Download Recent methods of Insect control

Practical

Practical 3: Identification of biocontrol agents, different predators and natural enemies

Practical 4: Mass multiplication of Trichoderma, Pseudomonas, Trichogramma and NPV

Practical 6: Crop (agro-ecosystem) dynamics of a selected insect pest and diseases

E-materials and Question Bank

Our Main Teachers

Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, M. S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture Centurion University of Technology and Management