Dr. Jaydeep Halder, Senior Scientist
Field of Specialisation: Agricultural Entomology
Email ID: jaydeep.halder@gmail.com

M.Sc: A.N.G.R.A.U., Hyderabad, India
PhD: Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012
Post Doc (if any):
Joining date in ICAR : 
2009-04-21 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1. Jaydeep Halder, T Chaubey, C Manimurugan, R Kumar, P M Singh and A. B. Rai. 2022. A case study of insect visitors and pollen vectors in sponge gourd (Luffa cylindrica (Linn.)) during summer and rainy seasons in India. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 42:215-225; https://doi.org/10.1007/s42690-021-00535-2.


  2. Jaydeep Halder, Pratap A. Divekar and A. T. Rani. 2021. Compatibility of entomopathogenic fungi and botanicals against sucking pests of okra: an ecofriendly approach. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control, 31:30. doi.org/10.1186/s41938-021-00378-6.


  3. Jaydeep Halder, A. B. Rai, Debjani Dey and B. Singh. 2016. First Record of Microplitis tuberculifer (Wesmael 1837) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a Parasitoid of Spodoptera litura Fab. from India. National Academy Science Letters, 39(6):417–419. (DOI 10.1007/s40009-016-0497-2).


  4. Jaydeep Halder, Deepak Kushwaha, Dibyendu Deb, Debjani Dey and A B Rai. 2021. Mirid bugs as an emerging threat to bottle gourd cultivation: dynamics and management. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 91(5):723–728.


  5. Jaydeep Halder, Waluniba,  Sunil Joshi, Aastik Jha and A.B.Rai. 2020. New host record of Formicococcus  polysperes Williams (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae): An emerging pest of Taro Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott from India. National Academy Science Letters, 43(5):467-472. doi.org/10.1007/s40009-020-00883-6. 

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1. Discovered Microplitis tuberculifer (Wesmael, 1837) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a parasitoid of Spodoptera litura Fab.; Noorda blitealis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as fruit and seed borer of drumstick, Moringa oleifera Lam from India
  2. Recorded of Melon weevil, Acythopeus curvirostris citrulli (Marshall) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on sponge gourd (Luffa cylindrica) and ridge gourd (Luffa acutangula) from India for the first time
  3. Identified for the first time Nephopteryx eugraphella Ragonot as a serious leaf webber of Mimusops elengi Linn.; Adoretus duvauceli Blanchard, a new threat to ber plant (Ziziphus mauritiana) in Uttar Pradesh; Areca catechu as a new host of Rastrococcu
  4. IPM module for major insect pests of bitter gourd, pumpkin, bottle gourd, chilli, okra, brinjal & tomato developed
  5. Associated in development of vegetable varieties/hybrid of Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus Linn. (Kashi Vardaan, Kashi Lalima, Kashi Chaman, Kashi Shrishthi) and Sponge gourd, Luffa aegytica Linn. (Kashi Rakshita, Kashi Shreya)
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):
  1. Awarded the “Fellow of the Society for Biocontrol Advancement” (FSBA), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  2. Awarded the “Fellow of the Society of Plant Protection Sciences” (FSPPS), New Delhi, India
  3. Inducted as a “Fellow of Indian Society of Vegetable Science” (FISVS), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
  4. Conferred “Young Scientist Award” by the Society of Plant Protection Sciences (SPPS), New Delhi, India
  5. Awarded “Himadri Young Scientist Award” by the Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development (ISHRD), Uttarakhand, India