Dr. Rahul Marathe is a Pune city based entomologist, owner and young entrepreneur at “Mitrakida”. He is working for more than two years in rearing of beneficial insects.
Planet palm meadows is a group at Palm Meadows, Bangalore to create and share sustainability and environmental protection awareness amongst residents
Marathe, a former Zoology lecturer, has also been a senior manager (technical) and head of entomology at ROSS Life Science. His work involves working with insects which prove beneficial to farmers to increase their produce in the most environmentally-friendly way possible.
Until a couple of years ago, I enjoyed going to the firefly festivals. Watching those small clusters of light was a beautiful experience.
Rahul Marathe, a city-based entomologist and founder of Mitrakida, gave a workshop on the insect world at the 14th Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival (KVIFF) on Sunday.
To guard their plantations’ health, citizens and farmers from the district have shown a keen preference for "friendly insects" to combat the decay caused by the plaguing ones.
The idea is to reduce the population of creatures which are the food for birds at airports