Bio-pesticides Research at ICRlSAT: A Consortium Model

Ranga Rao, G V and Gopalakrishnan, S (2009) Bio-pesticides Research at ICRlSAT: A Consortium Model. In: Expert Consultation on Bio pesticides and Bio fertilizers for Sustainable Agriculture , 27-29 Oct 2009, Taichung, Taiwan.

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There is an increasing pressure on agriculture to produce more food to meet the demand from the growing populations all around the world. As the demand for food production increased the need for Intensive plant protection also stepped up with increased use of toxic pesticides resulted in complex environmental, economical and operational implications. Several national, International agencies and nongovernmental organizations are presently engaged in supporting research, and application of ceo-friendly approaches that sustain plat protection and environment. ICRISAT initiated a consortium called "Bioproducts Research Consortium (BRC)" in Jan 2005. BRC is a public and private sector partnership initiative, focused on delivering research outputs, capacity building and technologies leading to mass-scale production of quality bio-products. The microbial collection at ICRISAT has over 2000 accessions that includes promising entomopathogens (Bacillus subtili.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Others > Agriculture-Farming, Production, Technology, Economics
Others > Fertilizer Applications
Depositing User: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2012 08:02
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2012 08:02
Acknowledgement: UNSPECIFIED
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