Identification of key insect pests of important plantation forestry tree species.
Diagnosis and characterization of insect problems of seeds, seedlings, wood and other plant materials.
Cytological and histopathological studies relating to insects, plants and microbes.
Isolation, characterization and identification of entomopathogenic microbes (Fungi, bacteria and virus).
Bioassay of chemicals, plant derived products and biocontrol agents against insect pests
Characterization and evaluation of Allelochemicals with reference to insect- plant interactions.