Biorepository: Arachnology Division, Sacred Heart College

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The Division of Arachnology was established in the year 1998 with the objective of conducting authentic studies on spiders of South India, especially in the state of Kerala. The division functions under the Department of Zoology of Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin, Kerala, India. The following are the thrust areas of research--- Diversity of spider fauna in Kerala State, India; Spiders as biocontrol agents; Study of the feeding potential of spiders of paddy and vegetable agro-ecosystems and the effect of insecticides on spiders as part of integrated pest management; Behavioural study of jumping spiders of Kerala; Maintenance of reference collection of Kerala spiders.

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Division of Arachnology, Dept. of Zoology
City/Town: 
Thevara, Cochin
State/Province: 
Kerala
Postal/Zip Code: 
682013
Country: 
India

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