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Department Of Entomology


Department of Entomology is the major discipline, came into existence in the year 2016 with the inception of college. The department is offering four courses for B.Sc(Hons.) Ag viz., ENTO-131, ENTO-231, ENTO-331 and ENTO 332 with 11 credit hours. The department involved in implementing the RAWE programme and crop protection technology courses to B.Sc (Hons) Ag final year students to gain practical farm work experience for understanding the problems and their management of crop pests. The department teaches about the study of the classification, life cycle, distribution, physiology, behaviour, ecology, population dynamics, damaging symptoms of insect and noninsect pests on agricultural and horticultural crops, stored grain pests and their control measuresincluding Integrated Pest Management and also about economically important insects.

Department of Entomology Course

Sl.No Course.no Title of the course Credits
1 ENTO- 131 Fundamentals of Entomology I(Insect Morphology and Taxonomy) 3(2+1)
2 ENTO- 231 Fundamentals of Entomology II (Insect Ecology and Concepts of IPM) 2(1+1)
3 ENTO- 331 Pests of Field crops & Stored Grain and their Management 3(2+1)
4 ENTO- 332 Pest of Horticultural Crops and their Management and Beneficial insects 3(2+1)
5 ELCT - 333 Bio pesticides and Bio fertilizers 3(2+1)
6 ELCT-334 Agrochemicals 3(2+1)

Department of Entomology Faculty

Sl.No Name Designation Education Experience
1 Dr. A. Maneesha Asst. Professor M.Sc.(Ag.), Ph.D. Chemical Ecology 2 Years
2 Dr.K.N.Rukesh Pramod Asst. Professor M.Sc.(Ag.), Ph.D. Entomology 3 Year
3 Dr. K. Swapna Rani Asst. Professor M.Sc.(Ag.), Ph.D. Insects Taxonomy 1 Year
4 Mr. U. Somasundar Asst. Professor M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology 12 Years
5 Ms.T.Hema Sree Latha Asst. Professor M.Sc. (Ag.) Entomology 2 Years