‘DNA fingerprinting vital for managing pests & disease in forests’

| | DEHRADUN
  • 0

‘DNA fingerprinting vital for managing pests & disease in forests’

Friday, 23 September 2022 | PNS | DEHRADUN

The Forest Research Institute (FRI) director Renu Singh stressed on the importance of DNA fingerprinting in the management of insect-pests and disease in the forest ecosystem. She said this while speaking as the chief guest in a webinar on molecular interventions in plant pathology and entomology organised by Forest Protection division of the institute of Thursday. The webinar was attended by more than 100 participants online/ offline. Addressing the participants, Indian Agricultural Reseach Institute principal scientist Vinay K Kaliak informed about insect pest problems in agriculture crops and forest trees, available options to combat them, failure of synthetic insecticides and potential of native isolates of entomopathogenic bacteria in insect pest control. Other scientists and subject experts from various institutes also expressed their views on the occasion. 

State Editions

NCDC’s first Foundation Day celebrated at CCL

02 October 2022 | PNS | Ranchi

Over 500 tonnes of foodgrains spoil in New Giridih Railway Station

02 October 2022 | Pravin K Mishra | Ranchi

The dynamics of climate-related inflation

02 October 2022 | Auvi Mukherjee | Ranchi

Brochure of film ‘AA Bhi Ja O Piya’ released in Hazaribag

02 October 2022 | Shailesh Sharma | Ranchi

Woman killed over land dispute in Bokaro

02 October 2022 | SURESH NIKHAR | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Relevance of Shardeya Navaratra

02 October 2022 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

CUET: Predicament & possibilities

02 October 2022 | Piyush Kamal | Agenda

Delhi University Recollecting the past

02 October 2022 | Hardeep Singh Puri | Agenda

A pilgrimage with a difference

02 October 2022 | Navin Upadhyay | Agenda

NIF Book Prize longlist announced

02 October 2022 | Pioneer | Agenda