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Stored grain pests: Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pests, their biology and damage, preventive and curative methods. Distribution, biology, nature and symptoms of damage, and management strategies of insect and non insect pests of rice, sorghum, maize, ragi (Eleucine coracana), wheat, sugarcane, cotton, mesta, sunhemp, pulses, groundnut, castor, ginger, safflower, sunflower, mustard, brinjal, bhendi, tomato, cruciferous and cucurbitaceous vegetables, potato, sweet potato, Colocasia, Moringa, Amaranthus, chillies, mango, Citrus, grapevine, cashew, banana, pomegranate, guava, sapota, ber, apple, coconut, tobacco, coffee, tea, turmeric, betel vine, onion, coriander, garlic, curry leaf, pepper, ginger and ornamental plants.

of pests, their damage symptoms and management of rice, sorghum, maize, wheat, sugarcane, cotton, pulses, solanaceous and Malvaceous vegetables, cruciferous and cucurbitaceous vegetables, chilli, mango, cotton, Citrus, and sapota.

Practical (Experiments):
1) Damage symptoms and management of pests of rice.
2) Pests of ragi.
3) Pests of maize.
4) Pests of sugarcane.
5) Pests of cotton.
6) Pests of pulses.
7) Pests of solanaceous vegetables.
8) Pests of malvaceous vegetables.
9) Pests of Cruciferous vegetables.
10) Pests of cucurbitaceous vegetables.
11) Pests of chilli.
12) Pests of Mango.
13) Pests of Citrus.
14) Pests of Sapota.
15) Pests of dryland fruit crops.
16) Pests of stored grain.