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Nematology      (15 scientists)

Dr Sharad Mohan


Field of Specialisation : Entomopathogenic Nematodes

Dr Sharad Mohan

Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Division of Nematology, IARI, New Delhi

Ph.D : Division of Nematology, IARI, New Delhi

PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Nematology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   4

   Ph.D :   4

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Mohan, S., Kumar, K.K., Sutar, V., Saha, S., Rowe, J. and Davies, K.G. (2020) Plant root-exudates recruit hyperparasitic bacteria of phytonematodes by altered cuticle aging: implications for biological control strategies, Frontiers in Plant Science, 11:763, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.00763 NAAS: 10.11
  2. Upadhyay, A., and Mohan, S., (2020). In-vivo production of EPNs suppressed by asymptomatic bacterial contaminants. Nematology, https://doi10.1163/15685411-bja10001. NAAS: 7.12
  3. Mohan, S. (2017) Baiting entomopathogenic nematodes: traditional earthenware pots superior to conventional plastic containers. Nematology, 19 (9), 1117-1120.NAAS 7.06
  4. Mohan, S., Upadhyay, A., Srivastava, A. and Sreedevi, K. (2017) Implantation of Heterorhabditis indica-infected Galleria cadavers in soil for biocontrol of white grub infestation in sugarcane fields of Western Uttar Pradesh, Current Science, 112 (10), 2016-2020 NAAS 6.93
  5. Mohan, S., Upadhyay, A., and Gupta, R. (2016) Control of primary reproductives of Microtermes spp. in soil treated with Heterorhabditis indica infected Galleria cadavers. Nematology, 18 (9), 1113-1118, NAAS 7.24
  6. Mohan, S., Mauchline, T.M., Rowe, J., Hirsch, P.R. and Davies, K.G. (2011) Pasteuria endospores from Heterodera cajani (Nematoda: Heteroderidae) exhibit inverted attachment and altered germination in cross-infection studies with Globodera pallida (Nematoda: Heteroderidae). FEMS Microbiology Ecology ,79 (3): 675684 NAAS 8.0
  7. Mohan, S. and Sabir, N. (2005) Biosafety concerns on the use of Photorhabdus luminescens as biopesticide: experimental evidence of mortality in egg parasitoidTrichogramma spp. Current Science, 89: 7, 1268-1272 NAAS 6.93
  8. Mohan, S.,Raman, R. and Gaur, H.S. (2003) Foliar application of Photorhabdus luminescens, symbiotic bacteria from entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis indica, to kill cabbage butterfly Pieris brassicae. Current Science, 84(11), 1397. NAAS 6.93
  9. Mohan S., S. B. Fould and K. G. Davies (2001) The gelatin binding domain of fibronectin inhibits the attachment of spores of Pasteuria penetrans to nematode cuticle. Parasitology, 123: 271-276 NAAS 8.56

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. An Apparatus for in vivo mass production of entomopathogenic nematode. Patent Application no. 201711000736; Inventer: Sharad Mohan
  1. H.indica-infected Galleria cadaver technology for insect pest management
  1. Use of earthenware pots over conventional plastic pots for efficient baiting of EPN

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Rothamsted International Fellowship, Rothamsted Research, UK, 1999
  1. IARI Best Teacher Award, 2013
  1. Nominated in the Expert Panel by Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Government of Rajasthan, 2019
  1. British Council nomination to represent India at the Global Education Dialogues on Research and Relevance, Lahore, 2014
  1. Nominated as Country Representative by the European Society of Nematologists, 2014