Client The Work Space
Skills Cleaning, Volunteering
Tags Pets, Surveillance
Pest 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:
- To monitor the pest population and /or damage regularly to arrive at a decision whether control measures are required or not, if required when to initiate the control measures.
- Pest forecasting with reasonable precision.
- Endemic areas of various pests may also be marked
- To predict future population trends or the corresponding potential damage to the crops or both