Insects dominate almost all ecosystems on our planet. One of the factors that has contributed to their astonishing success has been their small size. It was therefore significant that this year saw the NBAIR discovering Kikiki huna, an egg parasitoid, the smallest insect on earth capable of flying. This rare insect is not known from most parts of the world. It is just one of the treasures unearthed by the NBAIR during the last year. Taxonomists of the Bureau regularly survey different agroecosystems including North East, Andamans and Western Ghats for their unique insect fauna and many taxa not known in India have been discovered and documented. read more...

  • To act as a nodal agency for collection, characterization, documentation, conservation, exchange, research and utilization of agriculturally important insect resources(including mites, spiders and related arthropods) for sustainable agriculture.
  • Capacity building, dissemination of technologies and forging linkages with stake holders.
  • On farm validation of biocontrol strategies, forging linkages with commodity based crop research Institutes, AICRP/ AINP and capacity building.

Dr.Chandish R. Ballal, Director, receives Panjabrao Deshmukh Woman Agricultural Scientist Award 2015 Dr. A. N. Shylesha (Middle), Dr. Sampath Kumar (Left) and Dr. P. Sreeramakumar (Right) inspecting the consignment from Australia.  Dr.N.Bakthavatsalam received BIRAC Award 2017 Dr.S.Shalini received Jawaharlal Nehru Award 2017 During DG's Visit to ICAR-NBAIR ICAR-NBAIR Pollinator-garden Fifth NCBC Conference ICAR-NBAIR Biotechnology Lab ICAR-NBAIR Mahila Kisan Diwas Societal Innovation Award 2015 Dr.Deepa Bhagat received Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2017


Walk in-Interview for the Post of Senior Research Fellow under the project "National Agricultural Innovation Project" at 11.00 AM on 16.07.2018, ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru

Visit of Hon'ble Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare to ICAR-NBAIR

ICAR-NBAIR celebrated International Yoga Day on 21 June 2018

Hon'ble Prime Minister's Interaction with Farmers on 20-06-2018

Prayers and Common Yoga Protocol Video Clips on 21 June 2018

Technology With Toxicology Data

AICRP-Biological Control 27th workshop held at Thrissur,Kerala on 17 & 18 May 2018

ICAR-NBAIR Silver Jubilee and Employees Day Celebrations-2018 at ICAR-NBAIR,Bengaluru on 26-05-2018

ICAR-NBAIR takes new initiative in combating parthenium menace

Employment Results - For the post of Technical Assistant (T-3) at ICAR-NBAIR,Bangalore
i. Draft Merit/Rserve List
ii. Marks scored by the candidates
iii. List of candidates whose OMR sheets were not evaluated

Awareness programme on “Invasive Rugose spiralling whitefly in Coconut at ICAR-KVK, Mangalore on 06th February, 2018

ICAR-NBAIR Scientists awarded the “Certificate of Merit and Appreciation” on 26th Jan 2018

ICAR-NBAIR Silver Jubilee Celebrations-2018, Curtain Raiser program on 24th January, 2018 at Yelahanka Campus, Bengaluru

Outbreak of invasive rugose spiraling whitefly on oil palm plantation in Andhra Pradesh

Second Announcement

ICAR-NBAIR Organizes International Conference on Biological Control: Approaches & Applications - ICBC 2018

Circular for Doctors are Nominated as Authorized Medical Attendants for this Bureau period up to 31.12.2018

Incidence and infestation of invasive rugose spiraling whitefly in Karnataka

Announcement: International Conference on Biological Control will be conducted in 2018