Non-Pesticidal Management is agroecological approach to pest management in crops without using chemical pesticides. Centre for Sustainable Agriculture is one of the pioneers in evolving this model in partnership with farmers, grassroots organisations; and scaling up through various programs across the country from 2004 onwards.
After implementing in the 2005-06 NPM is widely accepted by academicians, developmental organisations and in agroecological approaches. In these 15 years, NPM has also evolved based on the issues faced, lessons learnt and resource constraints in some areas. With all those learning, the course is designed to suit the front-line workers and resource persons to take the approach to the farmers.
This is an introduction to Non Pesticidal Management where one can get an over view of what is wrong with current paradigm of pest management, how pests can be understood and managed.
If you are interested further to understand the pests, diseases and weed management in crops in detail register for Advanced Course on Non Pesticidal Management
- Lectures 16
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 10 week
- Language English
- Students 198
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes
Section 1 Current Paradigm of Pest Management
Section 2 Shifting Paradigms in Pest Management
Moving away from killing approach
Section 3 Non Pesticidal Management
How to manage pests without using pesticides
Section 4: Case Studies
Section 5: Conclusions and Way forward
Conclusions and way forward