English / Honours
Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
►Apis and Non-Apis Bee species and their identification.
►General Morphology of Apis Honey Bees
►Social Organization of Bee Colony
►Artificial Bee rearing (Apiary)
►Beehives – Newton and Langstroth box
►Selection of Bee Species for Apiculture
►Modern Bee Keeping Equipment
►Methods of Extraction of Honey (Indigenous and Modern)
►History and present status
►Types of silkworms
►Distribution and Races
►Exotic and indigenous races
►Mulberry and non-mulberry Sericulture
►Selection of mulberry variety and establishment of mulberry garden
►Rearing house and rearing appliances.
►Disinfectants: Formalin, bleaching powder, RKO
►Silkworm rearing technology: Early age and Late age rearing
►Types of mountages
►Harvesting and storage of cocoons
►Uzi fly, dermestid beetles and vertebrates
►Pathogenesis of silkworm diseases:
►The potential scope of Aquarium Fish Industry as a Cottage Industry, Exotic and Endemic species of Aquarium Fishes.
►Common characters and sexual dimorphism of Fresh water and Marine Aquarium fishes such as Guppy, Molly, Sword tail, Gold fish, Angel fish, Blue morph, Anemone fish and Butterfly fish
► Use of live fish feed organisms. Preparation and composition of formulated fish feeds
► General Aquarium maintenance – budget for setting up an Aquarium Fish Farm as a Cottage Industry .
►Blood composition, Differential Leucocyte Count (DLC) using Leishman's stain, Platelet count using haemocytometer, Erythrocyte Sedimentary Rate (ESR), Packed Cell Volume (PCV)
►Causes, types, symptoms, complications, diagnosis and prevention of Diabetes (Type I and Type II), Hypertension (Primary and secondary), Testing of blood glucose using Glucometer/Kit
►Causes, types, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of Tuberculosis and Hepatitis, Malarial parasite (Microscope based and ELISA based)