Report on swarming caterpillar (Spodoptera mauritia) infesting paddy in Ri-Bhoi District.

A Conference on “Roadmap for alleviating production and productivity gap in agriculture and allied sectors in North East India" is scheduled to held during 28th-30th October, 2014 at ICAR Complex, Umiam to be jointly organized by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam,Meghalaya and NorthEastern Council, Shillong. The official email id of the conference is

ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya is going to Organize” North Eastern Zone Regional Agriculture Fair (NEZ RAF):2014” during 8th-10th November, 2014. For further details contact Dr. A. K Tripathi (HOD, Social Sciences) Mobile No:09436108690.

ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region is inviting application for the following biennial awards: 1. Prof. M. S. Swaminathan Award for Outstanding Research in Hill Agriculture. 2. Dr. D.N.Borthakur Award for Outstanding Research in Farming System.The first award is a national award while the second is a regional award exclusively for the research conducted in the North East region. Interested candidates may download the application format and other details from or Last date for receipt of application is 22nd November 2014.

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