Regional Integrated Pest Management Research and Education for South Asia
Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Tech, Ohio State University (US); International Rice Research Institute-IRRI (Philippines); The World Vegetable Center -AVRDC (Tanzania); Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) (Bangladesh); Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, The Energy and Resources Institute (India)
Ed Rajotte; George Norton
E.A. Heinrichs; Sally Miller; R. Srinivasan
This project built on previous investment by expanding efforts in Bangladesh and India, extending and replicating the participatory IPM approach in Nepal, strengthening the network of linkages in IPM knowledge and expertise across all of South Asia, and undertaking significant and innovative graduate education.
To develop a specialized, ecologically based IPM research program focused on priority pest constraints of selected higher value marketed horticultural crops.