A Private Sector Collaboration Keeps Pests at Bay, Partnerships Possible
Chemist K.R.M. Bhanu is a lead scientist and Assistant Vice President of Production at Biological Control Research Laboratories (BCRL) in Bengaluru, India. Bhanu produces pheromones of different agriculturally important insect pests. The use of pheromones in the field helps monitor, trap, and suppress pests, and has risen in popularity as the adoption of sustainable farming practices and a demand for high-value crops also grows.