COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
5
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campus: 
Coimbatore

'Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Syllabus: 

General account on nature and type of damage by different arthropods pests. Scientific name, order, family, host range, distribution, biology and bionomics, nature of damage, and management of major pests and scientific name, order, family, host range, distribution, nature of damage and control practice other important arthropod pests of various field crop, vegetable crop, fruit crop, plantation crops, ornamental crops, spices and condiments. Storage structure and methods of grain storage and fundamental principles of grain store management.