'Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management' is a course offered in B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Introduction, history, importance, concepts, principles and tools of IPM. Economic importance of insect pests, diseases and pest risk analysis. Methods of detection and diagnosis of insect pest and diseases. Introduction to conventional pesticides for the insect pests and disease management. Political, social and legal implication of IPM. Case histories of important IPM programmes.