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Research Papers Published

  • "Annual flight pattern of the almond bark beetle Scolytus amygdali Geurin-Meneville 1847 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in almond orchards in Tunisia" Journal of Himalayan Ecology and Sustainable Development, 8(1): 64 -77 {ISSN: 0973-7502}
  • "Preliminary investigation of dengue vectors in district Dehradun, Uttarakhand" Egyptian Academic Journal of Biological Sciences, 7(1): 179 -184 {ISSN: 1687-8809}
  • "Biocontrol efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi against San Jose scale Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in field trials" Journal of Biological Control, 28(4): 214 -220 {ISSN: 2230-7281}
  • "OBSERVATIONS ON THE OVERWINTERING FORMS OF SCOLYTUS AMYGDALI (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) IN TUNISIA" Munis Entomology & Zoology, 10(1): 209 -214 {ISSN: 1306-3022}
  • "LABORATORY OBSERVATIONS OF RAPHITELUS MACULATUS WALKER 1834 (HYMENOPTERA: CHALCIDOIDEA) A PARASITOID OF THE ALMOND BARK BEETLE SCOLYTUS AMYGDALI GUERIN-MENEVILLE 1847 (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) IN TUNISIA" International Journal of Entomological Research, 3(1): 29 -34 {ISSN: 2310-3906}
  • "Life History and Biology of the Elm Bark Beetle Scolytus kashmirensis Schedl (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Infesting Ulmus villosa in Kashmir" Open Journal of Forestry, 5(1): 443 -453 {ISSN: 2163-0437}
  • "Arrival Sequence, Abundance and Host Plant Preference of the Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella Linn. (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) in Kashmir" Nature and Science, 13(9): 25 -31 {ISSN: 1545-0740}
  • "Shot-hole borer (Scolytus nitidus Schedl) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae): a new host - Himalayan birch (Betula utilis)" Nature and Science, 13(11): 87 -89 {ISSN: 1545-0740}
  • "An assessment on population density of San Jose scale Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) and its biological control in Kashmir" Munis Entomology & Zoology, 11(1): 33 -38 {ISSN: 1306-3022}
  • "Range expansion: A case study of the bark beetle Scolytus nitidus Schedl (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)" Nature and Science, 14(2): 1 -6 {ISSN: 1545-0740}
  • "Elm bark beetle population dynamics and its attack density in relation to host tree diameter, maternal gallery length and oviposition in the elm nursery stands" International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology, 4(2): 213 -220 {ISSN: 2320-9577}
  • "One-Pot Fabrication and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles using Solanum lycopersicum: An Eco-friendly and Potent Control Tool Against Rose Aphid, Macrosiphum rosae" Journal of Nanoscience, 2016(0): DOI No. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016 {ISSN: 231-213}
  • "Biogenic silver nanoparticles from Trichodesma indicum aqueous leaf extract against Mythimna separata and evaluation of its larvicidal efficacy" Journal of Plant Protection Research, 57(2): 108 -114 {ISSN: 1427-4337}
  • "Occurrence of eulophid parasitoids on apple leaf miner Lyonetia clerkella Linn. (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) in Kashmir" International Journal of Entomology Research, 02(6): 39 -43 {ISSN: 2455-4758}

Books Published

  • "Advances and Applications Through Fungal Nanobiotechnology, Fungal Biology". Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 307. {ISBN: 978-3-319-42990-8} pp 13
  • "LADYBIRD BEETLES (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) of Kashmir Himalaya". Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd. Darya Ganj, New Delhi. {ISBN: 978-93-85046-13-1} pp 80

Research Projects Details:

Title of the ProjectFunding AgencyDatedAmount (in Rs.)
An integrative approach to assess the phylogeny and the systematics of bark beetle genera (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in the Northwestern HimalayaDST- SERB, New Delhi01-04-20166,549,780.00

Research Scholars:

NameCourseStatusNature
Sami UlahM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Abdul Lateef KhandayM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Razia RasheedM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Sami ullah RatherPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Gousul NisaPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Insha YousufPh.D Awarded Whole Time
Razia RasheedPh.D Awarded Whole Time

Teaching:

DepartmentSubjectCourse TaughtSemester
ZoologyMSc481
ZoologyMSc482
ZoologyMSc163
ZoologyMSc324