ENTOMOLOGY / NEMATOLOGY

Though the coffee experiment station was established in 1925, the entomological studies were carried out by the staff of Mysore Agriculture Department till 1938.  It was in 1954 that a separate Entomology Division came into existence and in the year 1964 the division was renamed as Division of Entomology / Nematology. the faculty is focusing attention to evolve better management strategies against pests of coffee, provide technical assistance to the extension wing and conducting farmer programmes besides rendering advisory in specific cases.  Special emphasis is being given for multiplication of natural enemies in the bio-control programme.  The concept of Integral pest management is being given paramount importance.

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