Agricultural Entomology

Agricultural Entomology

Agricultural Entomology

Agricultural Entomology

Department of Agricultural Entomology (Foreword of HOD)


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Prof. Ms. J.A. Dahatonde


M.Sc. (Agri.)

Asst. Professor

The department has got very spacious undergraduate laboratory, which can occupy 30 students at a time to work freely. The laboratory is equipped with sufficient student microscopes, binocular microscopes, different models and illustration charts to impart practical training to undergraduate students. The department has also got a well maintained museum having specimens of majority of the crop pests. This has helped the students to get acquainted for identification of most of the insect pests. The Department of Entomology offers courses of Entomology at UG for B.Sc Agriculture. Lecture Halls are well equipped and furnished with modern facilities including LCD projector screen and computer. Students and faculty members are benefitted with the book club having collection of books.

  • Objectives

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Objectives


1. To teach Agricultural Entomology in graduate degree programme.

2. To catalogue crop pests and their natural enemies and productive insects.

3. To disseminate IPM technologies to the farming community through various extension functionaries.

Unique Future


  1. 1. Well equipped laboratory.

  2. 2. IPM laboratory.

  3. 3. Biological pest control.

  4. 4. Extension work related to pest diagnosis and control to farmer.

  5. 5. Apiculture.

  6. 6. Sericulture.

Equipments


Sr. No Equipments/ Materials Quantity
1 Insect collection box 20
2 Insect collection net 20
3 Stretching board 20
4 Needle, forceps, scissor, hair brushes and lence 5 each
5 Dissection plate 20
6 Methyl eugenol trap 10
7 Wash bottles 10
8 Dissection box 10
9 Sprayer and duster 01 each
10 Insect box storing cabinet 01
11 Microscope 01
12 Insect specimen -
13 Autoclave 01
14 Laminar air flow cabinet 01
15 Oven 01
16 BOD 01
17 Camera 01
18 Apiculture set 01
19 Sericulture set 01
20 Refrigerator 01
21 Top pan balance 01
22 Weighing balance 01
23 Insect display unit 29(1 for each order)
24 Binocular microscope 20

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January 2,2018

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News - January 2,2018

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January 10,2018

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Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil College of Agriculture.

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News - January 20,2018

College of Agriculture.

Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil College of Agriculture.

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