Science & Technology - Nagaland

Chemical Ecology Programme of the North-Eastern Region (NER) of India: A collaborative programme linking NER and Bangalore Scientists.

The Chemical Ecology program is funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt of India. It was launched by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon'ble Union Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Science on 19th April, 2016 at NASTEC, Kohima. Under this programme, currently three projects have been taken up, namely:

  • (i) Chemical Ecology of Oak Borer Larva with its host and the associated organisms.
  • (ii) Chemical Ecology of Dazo Nha: A potent Anti-rheumatic plant.
  • (iii) Aquarium-assisted Evaluation of Fish-Poisoning Plants against Fishes followed by Piscicidal Plants Extraction, Isolation and their Neurobiological Activity.