STATE BIO-CONTROL LABORATORY
HADDO, PORT BLAIR
∑ In SBCL unit, mass multiplication of bio-agents, is under taken.
∑ Bio-agents are released in the farmerís field for control of insects, pests of rice and vegetables.
∑ Presently mass multiplication of rice moth and egg parasitoid-Trichogramma is being done.
∑ Monitoring and surveillance of insect, pest and bio-agents situation on major crops.
∑ Three species of Trichogrammas are multiplied ie Trichogrammas chilonis, Trichogrammas japonicum and Trichogrammas brasiliensis.
∑ Trichogrammas japonicum and Trichogrammas chilonis control pests of paddy and vegetables.
∑ Where as Trichogrammas brasiliensis control pests of vegetables only.
∑ During the month of January, 2016 about 344 Nos. of Tricho cards have been prepared and 133 Nos. of Tricho cards released in the farmerís field.
-South Andaman - 67 Nos. Tricho cards ( Ferrargunj, Cattlegunj, Aniket ,Jirkatang)
-Mayabunder -25 Nos. Tricho cards
-Diglipur- 41 Nos. Tricho cards
∑ In other words produced 1720000 Nos. of Trichogrammas.
∑ Preparation of Tricho card & their subsequent releases are also in progress.