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Entomology      (10 scientists)

Dr (Mrs) Nithya Chandran


Field of Specialisation : Taxonomy (Coleoptera)

Dr (Mrs) Nithya Chandran


M.Sc. : University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad

Ph.D : Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Entomology

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

  1. B. Thirupam Reddy, Nithya Chandran, Ashwani Kumar, K. Sathyanarayana. 2023. Scymnus (Scymnus) arciformis Chen, Wang, and Ren (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a New Record for India. The Coleopterists Bulletin 77 (1), 140-145. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-77.1.140. *(corresponding author).
  2. V. Kavi Sidharthan Bharati Patel Nithya Chandran* and Swapnendu Pattanaik. 2022. Xylotrechus smei (Cerambycidae: Cerambycinae: Clytini): a potential threat to red sanders cultivation. Phytoparasitica. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12600-022-01023-0. *(corresponding author).
  3. Nithya Chandran and Anil Kumar Dubey. 2021. A New Species of Lanelater Arnett (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 75(1), 240-246. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-75.1.240.
  4. Nithya Chandran and Anil Kumar Dubey. 2020. Redescription of Cryptalaus nodulosus (Waterhouse, 1877), New Combination (Coleoptera: Elateridae) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 74(4): 659-666. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1649/0010-065X-74.4.659.

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

  1. New Combination: Cryptalaus nodulosus (Waterhouse, 1877) (Coleoptera: Elateridae), new combination was proposed for Alaus nodulosus Waterhouse, 1877
  1. A new species, Lanelater andamanensis (Coleoptera: Elateridae), was described from Little Andaman Island, India. Lanelater Arnett is recorded from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for the first time.
  1. A new host record of Xylotrechus smei (Laporte de Castelnau & Gory, 1841) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), infestation on red sanders for the first time in India.
  1. A new record of coccinellid, Scymnus (Scymnus) arciformis Chen, Wang, and Ren (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from India, from a mango (Mangifera indica L.; Anacardiaceae) tree in Jharkhand heavily infested with leafhoppers.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Awarded Core Research Grant, Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) - Department of Science and Technology.
  1. Received Best Oral Presentation Award In: 1st International Conference on Climate Change and Adaptive Crop Protection for Sustainable Agri-horticulture Land Scape during 20-22nd December, 2018 at Indian Society of Seed Spices, Ajmer- 305 206
  1. Life fellow of Entomological Society of India (FESI) 2016, Entomological Society of India, Division of Entomology, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi