Screening Pigeon Pea, Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp., Against Major Insect Pests

  • K. S. Jagadish
  • Ranvir Singh
  • Pritha Ghosh
  • Korrakot Domkak


Screening pigeon pea germplasm against insect pests and the development of resistant varieties/hybrids require entomological and plant breeding techniques. Research on the development of tolerant or resistant varieties have been initiated by scientists toward a sustainable pest control strategy. This chapter focuses on the screening techniques in pigeon pea for host plant resistance against major pests.


Pigeon pea Screening Germplasm Insect pests 



The authors would like to thank authorities of the University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bengaluru, for their encouragement and support. Photos in this chapter are of the authors.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. S. Jagadish
    • 1
  • Ranvir Singh
    • 1
  • Pritha Ghosh
    • 1
  • Korrakot Domkak
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural EntomologyUniversity of Agricultural SciencesBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of AgriculturePlant protection R & D officeBangkokThailand

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