Penn State University
BARC, BARI (Bangladesh)
Edwin G. Rajotte
IPM activities at the Bangladesh site were concentrated in four program areas during year 10, which was year 5 for Bangladesh. The first of these areas was vegetable crop pest survey and monitoring, the second was multidisciplinary pest management experiments, the third
was laboratory, greenhouse and microplot experiments for biological control, and the fourth was socioeconomic analyses. The work was conducted as a collaborative effort among scientists at the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI), the Bangladesh Rice Research
Institute (BRRI),Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU), the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC), the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), the University of the Philippines-Los Banos, Penn StateUniversity, Ohio State University, Purdue University, and Virginia Tech. ANM Rezaul Karim served as Site Coordinator and Edwin G. Rajotte as Site Chair.