This laboratory is one of the laboratories under the governance of the Laboratory of Climate-Smart Food Crop Production, Institute of Tropical Agriculture and Food Security (ITAFoS). It is located in the Central Laboratory (near the School of Graduate Studies), ITAFoS, UPM and is totally totally by Prof. Dr. Mohd Rafi bin Yusof as Head of Laboratory.
The laboratory conducts research in the field of biological research and management of pests and plant diseases of economic importance such as palm oil, rice, vegetables and fruits. Research is also conducts on the formation of natural enemies as biological control agents carried out as an alternative to the use of chemical pesticides in line with the concept of Green Technology Integrated Pest Management. All research program is multidisciplinary with input from biotechnology and modern technology to produce output to the industry.
Among the equipment available in the laboratory research are:
- Laminar Flow Cabinet 4ft’
- Microcentrifuge Bench Top
- Shaker Incubator
- SPE Vacuum Manifold Set (12 Position)
- Stericell 55
- Thermal Cycler
- UV Cabinet Consisting
- Votex Mixer
- Wide Mini Subcaster
Mrs. Ummi Kalthum binti Abdullah
Mrs. Siti Hajar binti Muhamad Saad
Assistant Agriculture Officer
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