Workshop on plant protection for sustainable agriculture

June 2006
Chemical Business;Jun2006, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p59
Trade Publication
The article reports on a workshop on public-private partnership in plant protection for sustainable agriculture organized by the National Chemical Laboratory in India in May 2006. The Department of Biotechnology has made various efforts relevant to the development of biopesticide technology in the past 15 years. The main objective of the national network program is to produce better biopesticide formulations and cost effective mass production technologies of biocontrol agents.


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