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Nematology      (15 scientists)

Dr Rashid Pervez


Field of Specialisation : Biosystematics of soil and plant nematodes; Management of plant parasitic nematodes, Entomopathogenic Nematodes; Ecological characterization of nematodes and diagnostic services

Dr Rashid Pervez

Principal Scientist

PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Nematology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   05

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

  1. Pervez, R., Rajkumar, Eapen, S.J. and R. Surekha (2024). Management of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infecting turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) under coconut cropping system. The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 94(4): 422-426. (NAAS : 6.7).
  2. Pervez, R., Devasahayam S. and Eapen, S.J. (2024). A new species of entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema ramanai (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) from ginger (Gingber officinae Rosc.). Journal of Environmental Biology, 45 (2): 210-217. (NAAS : 6.7).
  3. Berliner, J., Alfred-Daniel, J., Rajkumar, B., Hombegowda, H. C., Manimaran, B., Pervez, R., Khan, M. R., Mhatre, P.H. and Guru-Pirasanna-Pandi Govindharaj, GPP. (2023). Fauna associated with wheat cultivation in high altitudes of the Nilgiris, India. Current Science, 124(4): 426-433. (NAAS : 7.1).
  4. Pervez, R. and Rao, U. (2021). Infectivity of entomopathogenic nematodes against the legume pod-borer, Maruca vitrata Fabricius, infesting pigeon pea. Journal of Helminthology, 95 (15): 1-5. (NAAS : 7.6).
  5. Prasad, L., Pervez, R. and Swati, G. (2021).Evaluation of fungal bioagents against root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita infesting tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.). REDIA, 104: 37-43. (NAAS : 6.9).
  6. Pervez, R., Lone, S. A. and Pattnaik, S. (2020).Characterization of symbiotic and associated bacteria from entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis sp. (Nematoda: Heterorhabditidae) isolated from India. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 30: 1-9. (NAAS : 8.4).
  7. Mhatre, P.H., Eapen, S.J., Chawala, G., Pervez, R., Agisha, V.N., Sirisha, T. and Nagesh, M. (2020). Isolation and characterization of a native strain of Pasteuria infecting root-knot nematode with novel endospores attachments. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 30 (3): 2-7.(NAAS : 8.4).
  8. Khan, M. R., Phani, V., Chauhan, K., Singh, V.S., Pervez, R. and Walia, R.K. (2019). Redescription and molecular characterization Hemicriconemoides rosae Rathour, Sharma, Singh and Ganguly, 2003 from rhizosphere of sugarcane in India. Nematology, 21: 767-778. (NAAS : 7.2).
  9. Pervez, R. (2018). Current status of the plant parasitic nematodes and their management infesting major spice crops. Trends in Horticulture, 11(2): 1-5. (NAAS : 6.31).
  10. Pervez, R., Eapen, S.J., Devasahayam, S. and Jacob, T.K. (2013). A new species of entomopathogenic nematode Oscheius gingeri sp. n. from ginger rhizosphere. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 46(5): 526-535. (NAAS : 7.0).

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

  1. Described 12 new species (6 Entomopathogenic Nematodes; 2 Plant Parasitic Nematodes and 4 Microbivorus Nematodes); 4 new host of plant parasitic nematodes reported
  1. Management of plant parasitic nematodes in black pepper nursery
  1. Management of plant parasitic nematodes infesting black pepper under field conditions
  1. Management of shoot borer infesting ginger under field conditions
  1. Developed IISR-EPN Production media for mass multiplication of entomopathogenic nematodes.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Meritorious Scientist Award- 2022
  1. Dr. AMK Memorial Award- 2018
  1. ICAR- Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award- 2015 and 2017
  1. Young Scientist Award- 2005
  1. Fellow: Nematological Society of India- 2010; Society of Plant Protection Sciences - 2013; Society for Biocontrol Advancement - 2018; Indian Society for Spices - 2021; Agricultural and Environmental Technology Development Society- 2022