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Our Laboratories
Entomology Laboratory

This lab has the capacity and expertise to identifying all types of insect (and other arthropod) pests using morphological identification as well as by use of DNA barcording molecular techniques. The lab is equipped with the insect incubation chambers, an X ray insect identification machine and several high-powered microscopes. The lab maintains a reference collection of insect samples identified. The lab has been involved in the identification, rapid response and sustained management of important pests such as the Fall Armyworm, False Codling Moth, Desert Locust, Papaya Mealybug and several Fruit fly species adversely affecting agriculture in the country and region.

 

Entomology Laboratory