Crop Improvement and Health

Development, validation and dissemination of technologies for integrated, sustainable and effective management of pests. The research entails;

  • Development of integrated crop and pest management strategies.
  • Identification and management of emerging invasive species.
  • Capacity building on safe use of pesticides.
  • Capacity building stakeholders on identification and management of quarantine pests.
  • Monitoring of maximum residue levels (MRLs).
  • Evaluation of new pest control products for their efficacy on target pests prior to registration by Pest Control Products Board (PCPB).
  • Establishing linkages with stakeholders.