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Sridhar V.

Principal Scientist (Agrl Entomology)
Division of Entomology & Nematology
Insecticide Resistance Management; Climate change and pests
M.Sc.(Ag.);Ph.D.
16 years

Insecticide resistance has been estimated in polyhouse populations of horticultural crop pests (mites on rose; thrips on rose and chillies and whiteflies on gerbera etc.) to commonly used pesticides. Baseline susceptibility data was also developed for various pests.

1.Sridhar, V., M. Jayashankar, and L.S. Vinesh 2012. Population dynamics of zoophytophagous mealybug, Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter) (Heteroptera: Miridae) and its prey, Bemisia tabaci Genn. (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill). Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 18 (1): 35-38.

2.Sridhar, V. and Jhansi Rani, B. 2012. Bio-efficacy of Clofentezine 50 % SC against two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch on Rose cv. First red in Polyhosue. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems 17 (2): 127 -131.

3.Sridhar, V., Sunil Joshi, B. Jhansi Rani and Rajiv Kumar 2012. First Record of the Lantana Mealybug, Phenacoccus parvus Morrison (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) as a Pest of China Aster, Callistephus chinensis (L.) Nees from south India. Journal of Horticultural Sciences (In press).

4.Sridhar, V. and Jhansi Rani, B 2010. Outbreak of common yellow butterfly, Eurema hecabe L. (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) on Molucca bean, Caesalpinia crista L. – A Medicinal shrub. Insect Environment, 15 (4): 164.

5.Sridhar, V. and Jhansi Rani, B. 2010. Occurrence and Biology of Semilooper, Hypena Sagitta (Fabricius) (= Dichromia orosia Cramer) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Indian Ipecac, Tylophora Indica (Burm. F) Merr. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 16 (1) : 78-79.

6.Sridhar, V. and Jhansi Rani, B. 2010. Synergistic effect of neem and pongaima oils on the bioefficacy of deltamethrin against diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) on Cabbage. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems 16 (2) : 168-173.

7.Sridhar, V. and Jhansi Rani, B. 2007. Resistance in two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch on rose from different polyhouses to dicofol and wettable sulphur. J. Acarol., 17 (1&2): 48-50.

8.Jhansi Rani, B. and Sridhar, V. 2005. “Bio-efficacy of a new acaricide, bifenazate against the two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch on rose under protected cultivation. Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, 8 (1): 59-61.

9.Singh, H.S., Sridhar, V. and Naik, G. 2005. Evaluation of some alternative measures against Brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guen. under Bhubaneswar conditions. J. Appl. Zool. Res., 16 (2): 123-125.

10.Jhansi Rani, B and V. Sridhar 2005. Record of aphids (Homoptera: Aphididae) and their natural enemies on some medicinal and aromatic plants. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 11 (1): 71-73.

Recognitions:

1.I.A.R.I. fellowship for doing Ph.D. during 1992-1996

2.Fellow of Entomological Society of India – 2003

3.DST Fast track fellowship for young scientist-2004

4.Fellow of Association for Advancement of Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, Bangalore-2012

5.Associate Editor and Jt. Secretary, AAPMHE, Bangalore (Journal – Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems)

Division of Entomology & Nematology
Address for Communication: 

# 117, 13th cross, Telecom Layout, Srirampura, Jakkur Post, Bangalore - 560064

Email Address: 
vsridhar@iihr.res.in
Telephone #: 
9449631795
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Principal Scientist