Management of Beneficial Insects | 6th Semester


Unit 1 (a)
Importance of Beneficial Insects 
Beekeeping and Pollinators 
Bee Biology 
Commercial Methods of Bee Rearing
Equipment Used in Commercial Beekeeping
Seasonal Management in Commercial Beekeeping 
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Unit 1 (b)
Bee Enemies and Diseases
Importance of Disease Management
Bee Pasturage, Bee Foraging, and Communication
Insect pests and diseases of a honey bee
Role of pollinators in cross-pollinated plants 
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Unit 2 (a)
Types of silkworm, voltinism and biology of silkworm. Mulberry cultivation, mulberry varieties and methods of harvesting and preservation of leaves. Rearing, mounting and harvesting of cocoons. Click here 

Unit 2 (b)
Pest and diseases of silkworm, Management, Rearing appliances of mulberry silkworm and methods of disinfection. Species of lac insect, morphology, biology, host plant. Click here 

Unit 3
Lac production – seed lac, button lac, shellac, lac- products.
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Unit 4
Identification of major parasitoids and predators commonly being used in biological control
Insect Orders Bearing Predators and Parasitoids Used in Pest Control
Mass Multiplication Techniques for Predators and Parasitoids in Biological Control 
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Unit 5
Important species of pollinator, weed killers and scavengers with their importance.
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