Dr. R. K. Sharma, Head and Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Mahendran, B., Sharma, R.K. and Sinha, S.R. 2016. Strategies for Insect Management in Cauliflower (Brassica oleraceaevar. botrytis) Through Habitat Intervention. Proceedings of Natural Academy of Science, DOI 10.1007/s40011-016-0758-3
  • 2. Muthukumar, M. and Sharma, R.K., 2009. Eco-friendly management of insect pests of cauliflower (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) with intercropping and botanicals. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 79(2): 135-137.
  • 3. Sharma, R.K. and Michaelraj. S., 2006. Efficacy of spinosad as seed protectant against the pests of stored maize. Pesticide Research Journal, 18: 173-176.
  • 4. SujayAnand, G.K., Sharma, R.K., Shankarganesh, K., SupradipSaha and Tomar, R.S., 2015. Crop diversification for suatainable insect pest management in eggplant (Solanales: Solanaceae). Florida Entomologist. 98(1):305-313.
  • 5. Mohanasundaram, A., Sharma R.K. and Sharma, K., 2012. Eco- friendly management of major insect pests of okra (Abelmoschusesculentus) with intercropping and newer molecules. Indian Journal of Plant protection, 40(1) 32-37.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Dr. R.P. Srivastava Memorial Trust award for work in Entomology in collaboration with Entomological Research Association, MPUA&T, Udaipur.
  • 2. Acted as member in selection of Asstt. Professor and Associate Professor in Universities
  • 3. Acted as IPM expert at various forums of ICAR institutes and Universities.
  • 4. Expert Team member from IARI for issuance of Phytosanitary Certificate for ornamental plants exported to Europe by TERI.
  • 5. Best oral paper presentation awards at various forums.

Dr. SubhashChander, Professor and Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Chander, S., Ahuja, L. R., Peairs, F. B., Aggarwal, P.K. and Kalra, N., 2006. Modelingthe effect of Russian wheat aphid, Diuraphisnoxia (Mordvilko) and weeds in winter wheat as guide to management. Agricultural Systems, 88(2-3):494-513.
  • 2. Aggarwal, P.K., Kalra, N., Chander, S. and Pathak, H. 2006. Infocrop: A dynamic simulation model for the assessment of crop yields, losses due to pests, and environmental impact of agro-ecosystems in tropical environments. 1. Model description. Agricultural Systems, 89(1):1-25.
  • 3. Selvaraj, K. and Chander, S. 2015. Simulation of climatic change impact oncrop-pest interactions: a case study of rice pink stem borer Sesamiainferens(Walker). Climatic Change, 131(2): 259-272., DOI 10.1007/s 10584-015-1385-3.
  • 4. Sujithra, M. and Chander, S. 2013. Simulation of rice brown planthopper, Nilaparvatalugens population and crop-pest interactions to assess climate change impact. Climatic Change, 121: 331-347, DOI 10.1007/s 10584-013-0878-1.
  • 5. Yadav, D.S. and Chander, S. 2010. Simulation of rice planthopper damage for developing decision support tools. Crop Protection, 29: 267-276.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers for Crop &Horticultural Sciences, ICAR, New Delhi 2014
  • 2. SukumarBasu Memorial Award, IARI, New Delhi Biennium 2009-2010
  • 3. 4th Dr. K.M. Singh Memorial Award, IARI, New Delhi Biennium 2013-15
  • 4. Best Teacher Award- 2007,IARI, New Delhi- 2007
  • 5. SPPS Meritorious Scientist Award Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi 1997
  • 6. Fellow, Entomological Society of India, New Delhi 2008
  • 7. SPPS Fellow, Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi- 2005
  • 8. Joint Secretary ‘Entomological Society of India’ New Delhi 2004-2008 & 2014-2018
  • 9. Member, Doctoral Committee of Life Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi, 2010-2015
  • 10. External Faculty, Faculty of Agriculture, BHU, Varanas, 2016-2019
  • 11. Dr. Niranjan Panda Memorial Lecture , OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 2017
  • 12. Research Advisory Committee (RAC) Member, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulse Research (IIPR), Kanpur- 2016-19.

Dr. J. P. Singh, Principal scientist

Publications

  • 1. Singh, J. P., Jaiswal, A. K. and Monobrullah, M. D., 2011. Safety evaluation of some newer pesticides against lac insect (Kerria lacca) for managing predators. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 81(5): 465-469.
  • 2. Singh J. P., Jaiswal, A. K., Monobrullah, M. D. and Patamajhi, P., 2013. Effect of broodlac treatment with insecticides on population reduction of predators and parasitoids of lac insect, Kerrialacca (Kerr). National Academy Science Letters, 36(4): 379-383.
  • 3. Singh, J. P., Jaiswal, A. K. and Monobrullah, M. D., 2014. Impact of some selected insecticides and bio-pesticides on incidence of predators, parasitoid and productivity of lac insect, Kerria lacca (Kerr). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 84(1): 64-72.
  • 4. Singh, J. P., Jaiswal, A. K. and Monobrullah M. D., 2016. First record of some insect pests on commercial lac host plant, Ziziphus mauritiana from India. Proceeding National Academy Sciences, India Section B Biological Sciences, 86(2): 261-268. DOI. 10.1007/s40011-014-0400-1.
  • 5. Singh, J. P. and Jaiswal, A. K., 2018.Chlorantraniliprole: A novel green pesticide for protection of broodlac through control of lepidopteran predator of lac insect, Kerria lacca (Kerr). Indian Journal of Entomology. (Online published, IJE 16149/ May, 2018). Article DOI Number: 10.5958/0974-8172.2018.00186.4.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. General Secretary, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. (2018- cont.)
  • 2. Member, Chief Advisory Board, India Storage Forum (2018- cont.)
  • 3. Member, Editorial Advisory Committee, Indian Journal of Entomology (1997-2003 and 2014-cont.)
  • 4. Treasurer, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. (2004-2008 and 2015- 2018)
  • 5. Dr JC Edward Medal–2013. Conferred by Bioved Research Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  • 6. Distinguished Worker Award (Scientific) – 2012. Conferred by ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums (IINRG), Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  • 7. Certificate of Excellence – 2011. Conferred by Jhalda Lac Growers and Processors Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd, Purulia, West Bengal for developing effective pest management technology in lac production system.
  • 8. Dr MM Alam Medal - 2010. Conferred by Bioved Research Institute of Agriculture and Technology, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
  • 9. Elected Councillor, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. (2009-2014)
  • 10. Life fellow of Entomological Society of India (FESI) – 2008, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

Dr. Kirti Sharma, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Mishra, M., Sharma, K. and Subramanian, S., 2018. Characterization of culturable gut bacterial isolates from wild population of melon fruit fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) and assessing their attractancy potential for sustainable pest management. Phytoparasitica. http://doi.org/101007/s12600-018-0694-2.
  • 2. Sharma, K., Sridhar, J. and Sharma, R. K., 2018. Effect of dietary antioxidants on growth and development of taro caterpillar Spodopteralitura (F) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 56: 129-135
  • 3. Panduranga, G .S., Sharma K. and Sharma, R. K., 2018, Evaluation of Liquid Artificial Larval Diets for Mass Rearing of Melon Fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coq.) (Diptera:-Tephritidae). Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 55(2): 125-131
  • 4. Ningthoujam, K., Sharma K. and G.T. Gujar (2017) Frequency of alleles conferring resistance to Cry1Ac toxin of Bacillus thuringiensis in population of Helicoverpaarmigera(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from India. Ind J Exp. Biol. 55: 728-733
  • 5. Reddy, K. P., Sharma K. and Singh, S., 2014. Attractancy potential of culturablebacteria from the gut of peach fruit fly, Bactrocerazonata (Saunders). Phytoparasitica. 42: 691-698.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. The Manthan Award for South Asia (2009)

Dr. (Ms.) Vinay Kalia, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Kalia, V., Sharma, G., Shapiro-Ilan, D. I. and Ganguly, S., 2014. Biocontrol potential of Steinernema thermophilum and its symbiont Xenorhabdus indica against lepidopteran pests: virulence to egg and larval stages. Journal of Nematology, 46(1):18-26.
  • 2. Nair, R., Kalia, V., Aggarwal, K.K. and Gujar, G.T. 2010. Inheritance of Cry1Ac resistance and associated biological traits in the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 104:31-38. doi:10.1016/j.jip.2010.01.004.
  • 3. Gujar, G.T., Nair. R., Singh, B.P., Kumari, A. and Kalia, V., 2008. Toxicity to the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpaarmigera, of some Cry 1Ac toxins expressed in cotton in India. Crop protection 27: 537-544.
  • 4. Gujar, G.T., Kalia, V., Kumari, A., Singh, B.P., Mittal, A., Nair. R. and Mohan, M. 2007 Helicoverpaarmigera Baseline susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) Cry toxins and resistance management for Bt cotton in India. Journal of Invertebrate pathology 95: 214-219.
  • 5. Kalia, V., Chaudhari, S and Gujar, G.T., 2001. Optimization of production of nuclear polyhedrosis virus of Helicoverpaarmigera (Hübner) throughout larval stage. Phytoparasitica, 29(1): 23-28.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Letter of appreciation from Dean and Joint Director (Edn), ICAR-IARI, New Delhi for excellent teaching in the discipline of Entomology for two consecutive years i.e., 2013, 2014 and in 2016.
  • 2. Letter of appreciation letter from Joint Director (Res.) for excellent contribution in research work in the in-house project as well as bringing externally funded projects in year 2010.
  • 3. Elected as life Fellow of Entomological Society of India in 2008
  • 4. Elected as Joint Secretary of Society of Pesticide Science, India (2009-2011)
  • 5. Nominated as Subject expert and course writer for developing Reusable learning objects and self learning material by the Director, The school of Agriculture, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi
  • 6. Reviewer of Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, Biopesticide International, Current Science, Indian Journal of Horticulture, Indian Journal of Agricultural Science, Karnataka Journal of Agricultural science, Pesticide Research Journal, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology.

Dr. S. Subramanian, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Naveen, N. C., Rahul Chaubey., Dinesh Kumar., Rebijith, K. B., Raman Rajagopal., Subrahmanyam, B. and Subramanian, S., 2017. Insecticide resistance status in the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci genetic groups Asia-I, Asia-II-1 and Asia-II-7 on the Indian subcontinent. Scientific Reports, 7: 40634 (2017) doi:10.1038/srep40634.
  • 2. Schlipalius, D. I., Tuck1, A. G., Jagadeesan, R., Nguyen, T., Kaur, R., Subramanian, S., Roberto Barrero., Nayak, M., Ebert, P. R., 2018. Variant linkage analysis using de novo transcriptome sequencing identifies a conserved phosphine resistance gene in insects. Genetics, DOI: 10.1534/genetics.118.300688.
  • 3. Gandotra, S., A. Kumar., K. Naga., P. M. Bhuyan., D. K. Gogoi., Sharma, K. and Subramanian, S., 2018. Bacterial community structure and diversity in the gut of the muga silkworm, Antheraea assamensis (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), from India. Insect Molecular Biology, 5:603 - 619.
  • 4. Bhuyan, P. M., Sandilya, S. P., Nath, P. K., Gandotra, S., Subramanian, S., Kardong, D. and Gogoi, D. P., 2018. Optimization and characterization of extracellular cellulase produced by Bacillus pumilus MGB05 isolated from midgut of muga silkworm (Antheraea assamensis Helfer). Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 21: 1171–1181.
  • 5. Mishra, M., Sharmam, K. and Subramanian, S., 2018. Characterization of culturable gut bacterial isolates from wild population of melon fruit fly (Bactrocera cucurbitae) and assessing their attractancy potential for sustainable pest management Phytoparasitica. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12600-018-0694-2 .

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Fellow of Royal Entomological Society
  • 2. Fellow of Entomological Society of India

Dr. (Mrs) Debjani Dey, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Pramanik, A. and Dey, D., 2014. Redescription of the fig wasp genus Sycophilodes Joseph (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae: Epichrysomallinae) with description of a new species from India. Zootaxa. 3838(3): 310-322.
  • 2. Ahmad A., Parveen S., Brożek J. and Dey D. 2016. Antennal sensilla of phytophagous and predatory pentatomids (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): a comparative study of four genera. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 261: 48-55.
  • 3. Pramanik, A. and Dey, D. 2016. An annotated checklist of the fig wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of India. Oriental Insects. 50: 84-94.
  • 4. Pramanik, A. and Dey, D. 2017. A new species of Walkerella Westwood (Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae: Otitesellinae) from India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology.20:207–213
  • 5. Devi, S. R. and Dey, D. 2017. First record of genus Eucryptorrhynchus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Cryptorhynchinae) from India along with description of a new species. Oriental Insects. 51(1): 70-78.
  • 6. Hashmi, T. R., Dey, D. and Ram Prasad, 2017. Distribution frequency of endosymbionts and genetic characterisation of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on Fabaceous host plants in India. Oriental Insects. https://doi.org/10.1080/00305316.2017.1380543 .

Dr. Biswajeet Paul, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. 1. Paul, B., and Ramakrishnan, N., 2000. Establishment of embryonic cell lines from tobacco caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Indian Journal of Entomology, 62(4): 396-399.
  • 2. Paul, S., Paul, B., Md. Aslam Khan, Aggarwal, C., Jyoti, K., Thakur and Rathi, S. M., 2012. Effects of lindane on lindane-degrading Azotobacter chroococcum; evaluation of toxicity of possible degradation product(s) on plant and insect. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, DOI 10.1007/s00128-012-0930-2.
  • 3. Aggarwal, C., Paul, S., Tripathi, V., Paul B. and Md. Aslam Khan, 2017. Characterization of putative virulence factors of Serratia marcescens strain SEN for pathogenesis in Spodoptera litura. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 143:115-123.
  • 4. Aggarwal, C., Paul, S., Tripathi, V., Paul, B., and Md. Aslam Khan, 2015. Chitinolytic activity in Serratia marcescens (strain SEN) and potency against different instars of Spodoptera litura (Fab.) with effect of sublethal doses on insect development. BioControl, 60:631-640.
  • 5. Paul, B., Paul, S. and Md. Aslam Khan, 2011. A potential economical substrate for large-scale production of Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki for caterpillar control. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 21(11): 1363-1368.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Life member of Entomological Society of India
  • 2. Life member of Society of Plant Protection Sciences
  • 3. Life member of The Indian Society of Agricultural Science
  • 4. Society for Promotion and Innovation for Biopesticides
  • 5. Life member of Society for Biocontrol Advancement

Dr. Mukesh Kumar Dhillon, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Dhillon, M. K. and Hasan, F., 2017. Temperature-dependent development of diapausing larvae of Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of Thermal Biology, 69: 213-220.
  • 2. Dhillon, M. K., Hasan, F., Tanwar, A.K. and Bhadauriya, A. P. S., 2017. Effects of thermo-photoperiod on induction and termination of hibernation in Chilo partellus (Swinhoe). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 107(3): 294-302.
  • 3. Dhillon, M. K. and Kumar, S., 2017. Amino acid profiling of Sorghum bicolor vis-à-vis Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) for biochemical interactions and plant resistance. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 11: 537-550.
  • 4. Dhillon, M. K. and Hasan, F., 2018. Consequences of diapause on post-diapause development, reproductive physiology and population growth of Chilo partellus (Swinhoe). Physiological Entomology, 43: 196-206.
  • 5. Dhillon, M. K. and Chaudhary, D.P. 2015. Biochemical interactions for antibiosis mechanism of resistance to Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) in different maize types. Arthropod-Plant Interactions, 9(4): 373-382.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Best ICAR-AICRP-Rapeseed Mustard Team Award 2017: Member of Rapeseed Mustard Team of ICAR-IARI, New Delhi conferred by ICAR-AICRP on Rapeseed Mustard, Bharatpur, Rajasthan.
  • 2. ICE Travel Award 2012: Recipient of XXIV ICE 2012 Travel Award in recognition of outstanding achievements in XXIV ICE at Daegu, South Korea.
  • 3. Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Postgraduate Agricultural Research 2005 in “Crop Improvement” fostered by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, India.
  • 4. DEF Young Scientist Award 2006 in “Environmental Biotechnology” fostered by The Academy of Environmental Biology, Lucknow, Utter Pradesh, India.
  • 5. Fellow: Plant Protection Association of India
  • 5. Fellow: The Entomological Society of India
  • 5. Fellow: The Academy of Environmental Biology
  • 5. Fellow: Journal of Entomology and Nematology

Dr. Sachin Suresh Suroshe, Principal Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Suroshe, S. S., Shankarganesh, K., Paul, B., and Bose, N. S. C. 2015. Sentinel egg card studies for resident egg-parasitoids harbouring horticultural crops of IARI, New Delhi campus. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 72 (4): 578-780
  • 2. Suroshe S. S., Sharma, J., Singh, N. V., Pal, R. K. 2016. New report of insect pests and their natural enemies in pomegranate. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 73(3): 445-448
  • 3. Fand, B. B. and Suroshe, S. S. 2015. The invasive mealybug Phenacoccussolenopsis Tinsley, a threat to tropical and subtropical agricultural and horticultural production systems. Crop Protection, 69: 34-43
  • 4. Shankarganesh, K., Suroshe, S.S. and Paul, B. 2015. Relative Susceptibility of Bikaner and Delhi populations of Mustard aphid, Lipaphiserysimi (Kalt.) (Homoptera: Aphididae) and its predator, Coccinellaseptempunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to different insecticides. Phytoprotection, 95(1): 26-30
  • 5. Fand, B. B., Gautam, R. D. and Suroshe, S. S. 2011. Suitability of various stages of mealybug, Phenacoccussolenopsis (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) for development and survival of the solitary endoparasitoid, Aenasiusbambawalei (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Biocontrol Science and Techology, 21(1): 51-55

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Fellow of Entomological Society of India (FESI), ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.
  • 2. Fellow of Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India (CHAI), New Delhi.
  • 3. Editor, International Journal of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology.
  • 4. SARP Associate Award from Society for the Advancement of Research on Pomegranate, ICAR-NRCP, Solapur, Maharashtra.
  • 5. Editor, Indian Journal of Entomology, Entomological Society of India (ESI), ICAR-IARI, Pusa, N. Delhi.
  • 6. Fellow of Society of Bio-Control Advancement (SBA), ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru
  • 7. DST-SERB, Young Scientist Research Grant.
  • 8. Best poster paper award from Society for the Advancement of Research on Pomegranate, ICAR-NRCP, Solapur, Maharashtra.
  • 9. Best poster paper award from Agri. College and Research Institute, TNAU, Killikulam, TN.

Dr. Naresh M. Meshram, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Meshram, N. M., Shashank, P. R. & Sinha, T., 2017. A new genus of leafhopper subtribe Paraboloponina (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with molecular phylogeny of related genera. PloS one, 12(5), e0177644.
  • 2. Meshram, N. M., Rai, S., Rajgopal, N. N. and Ramya, N., 2018. Two new species of tribe Agalliini (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Megophthalminae) with note on intraspecific variations. Zootaxa, 4378(3): 442-450.
  • 3. Rajgopal, N. N., Stuti, Meshram, N. M. and Shashank, P. R., 2018. DNA barcoding and description of new species of ParadorydiumKirkaldy (Cicadellidae: Deltocephalinae: Eupelicini) from India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, 21: 1059-1063.
  • 4. Meshram, N. M. 2017. Review of the genus Sophonia (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with three new species from India. Zootaxa, 4243 (3): 577–588.
  • 5. Meshram, N. M. & Stuti R. 2017. A new species of genus Nirvana (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Evacanthinae) with note on female genitalia from India. Zootaxa, 4303 (2): 264-272.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Fellow of Entomological Society of India
  • 2. Treasurer Entomological Society of India
  • 3. Subject Editor, Taxonomy - Entomological Society of India

Dr Suresh M. Nebapure, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Nebapure, S. M., Sagar D. and Chander S. 2018. Population dynamics of insect pests on short duration pigeon pea in relation to weather parameters. Journal of Agrometeorology, 20(3):234-237.
  • 2. Shashank, P. R., Suroshe, S. S., Singh, P. K., Chandrashekar, K., Nebapure, S. M. & Meshram, N. M. 2016. Report of invasive tomato leaf miner, Tutaabsoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) from northern India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 86(12): 1635-1636.
  • 3. Nebapure, S. M., Srivastava, C., & Walia, S. 2016. Antifeedant activity of Gloriosa superba Linn. tuber extracts against Spodoptera litura (Fabricius). National Academy Science Letters, 39(5), 333-336.
  • 4. Nebapure, S. M., Srivastava, C. and Walia, S. 2015. Antifeedant and Insect Growth Inhibitory Activity of Seed Extracts from Kari hari, Gloriosa superb Linn.(Colchicaceae) Against Tobacco Leaf Eating Caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). National Academy Science Letters, 38(4), 295-299.
  • 5. Nebapure, S. M. Srivastava, C., Walia, S., 2014, Insect Growth Inhibitory Potential of Glory Lily, Gloriosa superba Linn. (Colchicaceae) Against Tobacco Leaf Eating Caterpillar, Spodopteralitura [Fabricius] (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Entomologia Generalis, 35(1): 61 - 74. (DOI:10.1127/0171-8177/2014/0018).

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Awards/fellowships: Received “Certificate of Appreciation (Young scientist category)” from EET CRS on the occasion of 5 th Academic Achievement Awards-17.
  • 2. Councilor of Pesticide research journal, Society of Pesticide Science India.
  • 3. Member of Editorial Advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology, New Delhi

Dr. P. R. Shashank, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Shashank, P.R., Kammar, V., Mally, R. and Chakravarthy, A. 2018. A new Indian species of shoot and capsule borer of the genus Conogethes (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), feeding on cardamom. Zootaxa, 4374(2), 215-234.
  • 2. Park, K. T. and Shashank, P. R., 2018. A catalogue of Indian species of the genus Frisilia Walker (Lepidoptera: Lecithoceridae), with descriptions of two new species from India and South East Asia. Oriental Insects, 1-9.
  • 3. Meshram, N. M., Shashank, P.R. and Sinha, T. 2017. A new genus of leafhopper subtribe Paraboloponina (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) with molecular phylogeny of related genera. PloS one, 12(5), e0177644.
  • 4. Shashank, P. R., L. Saravanan, P. Kalidas, T. Phanikumar, V.V. Ramamurthy &N.S.Chandra Bose. 2015. New species of the genus Acria Stephens, 1834 (Lepidoptera: Depressariidae: Acriinae) from India. Zootaxa, 3957 (2): 226–230.
  • 5. Shashank. P. R., Chandrashekar, K., Meshram, N. M., and Sreedevi, K. 2015. Occurrence of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) An invasive pest from India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 77(4): 323-329.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Young Scientist Award -2017 from Applied Zoologists Research Association, Cuttack, Odisha, India.
  • 2. Recognized as Fellow of Entomological Society of India by Entomological society of India, New Delhi (2017).
  • 3. Member of Editors team in Moths of India website http://www.mothsofindia.org. (2016 to till date)
  • 4. Member of Editorial advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology
  • 5. Department of Science and Technology (DST) Start Up Research Grant (Young Scientist) (2016-2018).
  • 6. Best Trainee Award in 96 Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Services (FOCARs) at ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad, India.

Dr. Sagar, D, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Sagar, D. and HeenaDhall, 2018, Legumes: Potential source of entomotoxic proteins- A review. Legume Research (online published, DOI: 10.18805/LR-3903)
  • 2. Sagar, D., Suresh M. Nebapure and SubhashChander, 2017, Development and validation of weather based prediction model for Helicoverpaarmigera in chickpea. Journal of Agrometeorology, 19(4): 328-333.
  • 3. Sagar, D., Balikai, R. A., Patil, R. R., Udikeri, S. S. and Bheemanna, M., 2013. Insecticide usage pattern in major Bt cotton growing districts of Karnataka, India. Journal of Experimental Zoology India, 16(2):461-466.
  • 4. SagarD,Balikai, R. A. and Khadi, B. M., 2013, Insecticide resistance in leafhopper, Amrascabiguttulabiguttula (Ishida) of major cotton growing districts of Karnataka. Biochemical and Cellular Archives, 13 (2): 261-265.
  • 5. Sagar, D., Patil, B. V. and Bheemanna, M., 2011, Insect pest status and cry protein content in transgenic cotton. Journal of Cotton Research and Development, 25 (2): 258-262.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. DST-SERB Start up research grant for young scientist and technologists for the project entitled ‘Bio-prospecting for insecticidal proteins from legumes”
  • 2. Best Oral Presentation in 2nd National Conference on Doubling farmers income through Sustainable and Harmonius Agriculture (DISHA) during 2018
  • 3. Best Young Scientist Award from PSAR-2018 during 2018
  • 4. Young Scientist Award from Samagra Vikas Welfare Society, Lucknow during 2018
  • 5. Member, Editorial Advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology
  • 6. Best Oral Presentation Award in National Seminar on Recent Trends in Plant Science and Agriculture Research @ ZARS, Solapur during 2018
  • 7. Life fellow of Entomological Society of India (FESI) – 2017, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi
  • 8. Editorial Board member of Annals of Entomology
  • 9. Certificate of Excellence Award under Young Scientist Category from 5th Faculty Branding Awards-17, EducationexpoTv, Research and Branding company, Noida, UP, India during 2017
  • 10. Best Poster Award from Andaman Science Association, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, A & N Islands during 2016
  • 11. Best Trainee Award of 98 FOCARS (Foundation course for Agriculture Research Service) from NAARM, Hyderabad during 2013
  • 12. Editorial Board member of Journal of Environmental and Social Sciences
  • 13. Editorial Board member of Journal of Plant Science and Research

Mrs. Rajna, S., Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Rajna, S. and Chander, S., 2013. Predator diversity vis-à-vis pest incidence in rice ecosystem, Indian Journal of Entomology, 75 (2):104-108.
  • 2. Rajna, S. and Chander. S., 2013. Sequential sampling plan for rice planthoppers with incorporation of predator effect. Journal of Biological Control, 27(1): 10-17.
  • 3. Kumar, C.M.S., Jacob, T. K., Devasahayam, S., D’Silva, S., Jinsha, J. and Rajna. S., 2015. Occurrence and characterization of a tetrahedral nucleopolyohedrovirus from Spilarctia obliqua, Journal of Invertebarte Pathology, 132:135-141.
  • 4. Vijaya, J., Usha Rani. P., and Rajna. S., 2018. Induced indirect defence in chilli plant, Capsicum annuum L. due to feeding stress caused by herbivore, Spodoptera litura F. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(2): 1264-1270.

Dr (Mrs). Nithya Chandran, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Nithya, C., Viraktamath, S., Patil, R. K., Vastrad, A. S and Palakshappa, M. G., 2012. Influence of indigenous bee attractants in enhancing pollination and yield of sesame. Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 25 (4): 537-539.
  • 2. Nithya C. and Dey, D. 2013. Review of species of KurzenkotillaLelej (Mutillidae: Mutillinae) from India. The Bioscan (Supplement on Taxonomy). 8(1): 289-292.
  • 3. Nithya, C. and Dey, D. 2013. Redescription of Trispilotillaindostana (Smith) (Mutillidae: Mutillinae: Trogaspidiini) from India. Journal of Entomological Research.37 (3): 269-272
  • 4. Saha, T., Nithya, C., Kalmesh, M. and Ray, S.N. 2016. Evaluation of trellis system for pest management in bitter gourd. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 73(3): 383-386.
  • 5. Saha, T., Nithya, C. Sunil, K and Kiran, K. 2018. Effect of weather parameters on incidence of insect pests of cucumber in eastern Bihar. Journal of Agrometeorology, 20(1): 57-61.

Mr. Anooj S.S., Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Ghorpadé, K. and Anooj, S. S. 2016. Hover-flies (Diptera-Syrphidae) of Tripura, northeastern India. Colemania, 51: 3-12.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Member of Editorial advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology

Sh. Timmanna, Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Timmanna and Mohan, I. Naik. 2017. Species Diagnosis, Occurrence of Thrips and Bud Necrosis Virus Disease on Tomato Mysore J. Agric. Sci., 51 (2): 281-286.
  • 2. Ghosh, A., Dey, D., Timmanna, Basavaraj, Mandal.,B. and Jain, R.K. 2017. Thrips as the Vectors of Tospoviruses in Indian Agriculture. A Century of Plant Virology in India by B. Mandal et al. (eds.), Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • 3. Jamuna, B., Bheemanna, M., Hosamani, A.C., Timmanna. and Naveen, R. 2017. Screening of Tomato Cultivars (Hybrids/Varieties) for Whitefly, B. tabaci in Field Condition. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(7): 903-908.
  • 4. Timmanna., Ashoka, J., Hosamani, A.C. and Nagangoud, A. 2012. Assessment of acute toxicity of newer insecticide molecules on earthworm, E. eugeniae, Green Far., 3 (1): 117-118.
  • 5. Timmanna., Ashoka, J., Narayan, R. and Jamuna, B. 2012. Nutrient changes during earthworm, Eudrilus eugeniae (K.) mediated vermicomposting, Green Far., 3 (3): 332-334.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Member of Editorial advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology

Dr. Bhagyasree S. N., Scientist

Publications

  • 1. Bhagyasree, S.N., S.K. Ghosh, M. Thippaiah and Rajgopal, N.N. 2018. Survey on Natural Occurrence of Endophytes in Maize (Zea mays L.) Ecosystem. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 7(01): 2526-2533. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.701.303.
  • 2. Bhagyasree SN., 2018, Generic notes on the Assassin bugs of the Subfamily Harpactorinae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) of Karnataka. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(1): 1366-1374.
  • 3. Bhagyasree SN., 2018, New records of the subfamily Harpactorinae (Reduviidae: Heteroptera: Hemiptera) from Karnataka.Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(1): 1366-1374.
  • 4. Bhagyasree, S. N. and Khan, H. K., 2016, Morphological adaptations of forelegs associated with prey capture in Assassin bugs (Reduviidae: Heteroptera). Mysore J. Agril. Sci., 50(2): 223-228.

Awards/Honours/Recognition

  • 1. Member of Editorial advisory committee of Indian Journal of Entomology
  • 2. Best oral paper award from Agri. College and Research Institute, TNAU, Killikulam, TN.