Main profile profile for jaydeepent

Senior Scientist (Agril. Entomology)
Areas of Interest: 
  • Biological Control 
  • Insect Toxicology
  • Host Plant Resistance
  • Integrated Pest Managment


Major Research Accomplishments: 
  • First record of Microplitis tuberculifer (Wesmael 1837) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Spodoptera litura Fab. from India
  • First record of Melon weevil, Acythopeus curvirostris citrulli (Marshall) (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) on sponge gourd, Luffa cylindrica (Linn.) from India
  • IPM module for major insect pests of bitter gourd, pumpkin, bottle fourd, chilli, okra developed
  • New record of leaf caterpillar, Noorda blitealis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as fruit and seed borer of drumstick, Moringa oleifera Lam.
  • New record of Nephopteryx eugraphella Ragonot as a serious leaf webber of Mimusops elengi Linn. from Uttar Pradesh, India and its ecofriendly management
  • Developed forewarning model for Diaphania indica, a sporadic pest of bitter gourd and cucumber
  • Identifying the differential response of Diaeretiella rapae towards different vegetable aphids     
  • Exploring the suitability of different prey aphids on the growth, development and reproduction of green lacewing, Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi (Chrysopidae: Neuroptera)       
  • Determination of median lethal time (LT50) of different emtomopathogens and their compatibility with neem oil
  • Identifying insecticidal activity of Vinca rosea and Callistemon lanceolatus
  • Elucidating the mechanisms of resistance of okra jassids against different okra genotypes