Linkages and Collaboration


Area of collaboration

ICAR-National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects (NBAII), Bengaluru

Identification of kairomones/ pheromones of major pests of cashew.

ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru

Biosystematics of tea mosquito bug and natural enemies.

University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), GKVK, Bengaluru


Identification of arthropod fauna associated with cashew.

ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi

Directorate of Cashewnut and Cocoa Development (DCCD), Kochi

Training programmes for farmers and frontline demonstrations.

ICAR-Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal

Development of post harvest technology machinery

Department of Horticulture, Karnataka.

Horticultural Research Station, Ullal, Mangalore.

Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Brahmavar, Udupi district, Karnataka.

Training programmes for farmers and Krishi Melas.

KVK, Mangalore.

Achal Industries, Mangalore.

UAHS, Shimoga.

CPCRI, Kasaragod.

KCMA, Mangalore.

Transfer of technology

AICRP-Cashew Centres located in SAUs / ICAR institutes

Multilocational testing, exchange of research findings/germplasm/planting material.

IARI-Indian Type Culture Collection, New Delhi

Identification of plant pathogens

ICAR-Central Plantation Crop Research Institute , Kasaragod, Kerala

Evaluation of EPN species in cashew ecosystem and with

ICAR-NBAIIR, Bengaluru 

Identification of the kairomone components and their activity in attracting mated females of CSRB. 


Identification and synthesis of organic components in the whole body extracts (WBE) of virgin females of TMB.