INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT IN PADDY
Among the food grains paddy occupies fore most status in human food requirements. Paddy is grown under different agro-climatic (Upland, Low land &Rained) conditions and the crop is damaged by more then 100 sp of insect pests. This pest causes enormous grain yield losses, which may vary from 20-50% if not protected, India losses 30% yield in rice every year. It is most important staple food of about 65% of Indian population.