Published Date : 2019-12-29 (Modified Date : 2020-01-30)

            

            Forest Entomology & Pathology laboratory

           A. Pathology Laboratory

              Key facilities:

1. Field inspection and specimen/sample collection

2. Identification of pathogens

3. Suggest forest managers/owners appropriate control measures to halt the forest diseases

4. Preserve specimens for future research and reference

         B. Forest Entomology

           Key facilities:

                  1. Field inspection and specimen/sample collection (insect pests)

                  2. Identification of forest insect pests

                  3. Preserve the specimens for future research and reference

                  4. Suggest forest managers/owners appropriate management measures for forest insect pests

Forest Health Helpline Service

Objective

  •     Provide scientific solutions to the problems reported as early as possible
  •     Develop continuous database of pest and disease problems across the country
  •     Harness international expertise

Mechanism

Dedicated Officer

Mr. Dipesh K. Sharma

Toll Free Number: 16600107395

Mobile Number: 9851107395

Plant Health Year 2020 Program - FRTC

  • Baseline survey and generation of database on Invasive alien plants, insect pest and pathogens (IAS)
  • Regular monitoring of IAS and forest health
  • Strengthening of entomology and pathology laboratory
  • Capacity building and awareness raising on forest health
  • Forest health helpline services
  • National and international coordination on forest health issues
  • Design road map for bigger future interventions on forest health
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