TPest Surveillance is a method of close and constant observation of crop pest i.e., Insect, Fungi, Bacteria, Nematodes, Weed and other micro-organism damaging crop. How many types of Surveillance are there? Ans:- There are 3 type of surveillance i.e., Fixed plot survey, Random survey and Roving survey.
Basic components of pest surveillance. Identification of insect pest (collected, reared otherwise barcoding IBOL: International Barcode of Life). Determination of pest population (useful in pinpointing factors that bring changes in natural population and understand functioning of life-system of pest species)
Objectives of survey and surveillance: