TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN PEST MANAGEMENT: SOME EXAMPLES FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA

@inproceedings{Sinha2004TRADITIONALPI,
  title={TRADITIONAL PRACTICES IN PEST MANAGEMENT: SOME EXAMPLES FROM NORTH-EAST INDIA},
  author={Bikramjit Sinha and Dhrupad Choudhury and Sangeeta Roy},
  year={2004}
}
Crop damages caused by pests contribute substantially to economic loss in agriculture. The conventional approach to pest control has been the use of chemical pesticides or adopting integrated pest management approaches. In the rural areas of north-east India, particularly the uplands, agricultural extension and supportive delivery systems are practically non existent. Even where such services are available, the rural poor normally do not have the means to access these services. In the absence… CONTINUE READING