DESCRIPTION OF COURSES
ENT 605 ADVANCES IN INSECT TOXICOLOGY (2L+1P) III
To acquaint students with advances in toxicology, insecticide resistance and pesticide residues.
Pesticides industry in India-commercial aspects; effect of insecticides on insects at population level.
Insecticide resistance; detection, monitoring and management; synergism, antagonism and potentiation; ecotoxicology and biomagnification.
Botanical insecticides, synthetic pyrethroids, neonicotinoids, ecdysone, agonist, avermectins and novel group of insecticides.
Pesticide residues in commodities and their decontamination; Codex Alimentarious” considerations.
Determination of pesticide residues and decontamination; monitoring and detection of insecticide resistance; synergists; joint toxicity; analysis of biomagnificataion; and study of antifeedant activity of plant products.