in 1997 under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Government of India.
2.Technical Guidance from National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects (ICAR),
3.Egg Parasitoid Trichogramma japonicum was released during the Silver Jubilee Celebrations in 1999 as a
first Biocontrol agent.
4.Tricho cards using Trichogramma japonicum & Trichogramma chilonis Parasitoids; Nucleo Polyhedro Viral Biopesticides for Spodoptera litura and Helicoverpa armigera; Antagonistic Fungal and Bacterial Biopesticides -
Trichoderma viride, Trichoderma harzianum and Pseudomonas fluorescens; Mycoinsecticide using Beauveria bassiana are being
produced and supplied for crop pests and Diseases Management.
5.Enzootic Bacterial Biopesticide - Bacillus thuringiensis and Mycoinsecticide - Metarrhizium anisopiliae are in pipeline.
6.Serves as a centre for knowledge development for students through project guidance.
7.Under the ambit of plant protection Ecofriendly Integrated Pest Management Modules are developed for many crops including Urban Horticulture crops.
This Kendra is
notified as State Agricultural Management & Extention Training Institute
(SAMETI) under Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme towards
implementation of extension reforms in Puducherry.
Agricultural Extension Management Institute at State Level.
consultancy in areas like project planning, appraisal and implementation etc.
Develop and promote
the application of management tools for improving the effectiveness of
agricultural extension services through better management of human and material
Organise need based
training programme for middle level and grass root level agricultural extention
oriented studies on Agriculture Management, Communication, Participatory
Methodologies etc., is an sequel to the feed back from training programme.