Department of Plant Protection

PG EDUCATION

PG courses

The Post Graduate programme in Agricultural Entomology was started in 2014 at Department of Plant Protection, ADAC&RI, Tiruchirappalli and three batches (17 students) have successfully passed out since then. It has a modern PG lecture hall well equipped with LCD Projector to facilitate effective teaching and learning.

First semester

S. No Courses Course Title Credit hours
1 ENT 501 Insect Morphology 1+1
2 ENT 502 Insect Anatomy, Physiology And Nutrition 2+1
3 ENT 504 Classification of Insects 1+1
4 ENT 507 Biological Control of Crop Pests And Weeds 1+1
5 ENT 509 Plant Resistance To Insects 1+1
6 PLP 501 Principles of Plant Physiology (Minor total 9 credits) 2+1
7 BIC 501 Plant Biochemistry (Minor) 2+1
8 STA 501 Applied Statistical Methods (Supp. Total 5 credits) 1+1
9 STA 503 Computer Applications In Statistics (Supp. Total 5 credits) 0+1
10 PGS 501 Library and Information Services 0+1
11 PGS 503 Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture (e-course) 1+0

Second Semester

S. No Courses Course Title Credit hours
1 ENT 508 Toxicology of insecticides 2+1
2 ENT 511 Pests of field and Horticultural crops 2+1
3. ENT 510 Insect Ecology and principles of pest Management 2+1
4. ENT 520 Plant Quarantine 2+0
3 ENT 521 Post Harvest Entomology 1+0
6 STA 502 Design of Experiments (Supporting ) 1+1
7 PGS 502 Technical Writing and Communication Skills 0+1
8 PGS 504 Basic Concepts in Laboratory Techniques 0+1
9 PGS 505 Agricultural Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programmes (e-course) 1+0
10 PGS 506 Disaster Management (e-course) 1+0

 

List of the thesis submitted by PG students

2014-15 Batch
S.No Name of the Student and I.D. No. Chairman Thesis Title
1. V. Jayanthi

2014670501

Dr.P.M.M.David Exploiting lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in rice pest management
2. Rachapudi Harshini Priya

2014670504

Exploring the diversity of Epiphytic Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) on oviposition sites for pest management
3. A. Subash Chandra Bose

2014670505

 

Dr.P.Yasodha Detecting Pesticide Residues On-farm and Managing them with Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB)
4. A.Annamalai

2014670506

Dr.V.Ambedgar

 

Holistic approaches for pest management in high density planting system of   Guava (Psidium guajava L.)
5. V. Priyadharsini

2014670507

Studies on strategic approaches for pest management in jasmine ecosystem
6. Sandeep Kumar

Jalapathi

2014670508

Dr.M.Muthuraman Some studies on blue banded bees
2015-16 Batch
S. No Name of the Student and I.D No. Chairman Thesis Title
7. N. Anandhabhairavi

2015670501

 

Dr.V.Ambedgar Studies on impact of bee pollination in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)  production system
8. K. Balaji

2015670502

Dr.S.Pasupathy Bioecology and management of key pests in green gram (Vigna radiata)
9. M. Kalai Nila

2015670503

Dr.M.Chandrasekar Eco- safe approaches for the management of amaranthus defoliator Spoladea recurvalis
10. Selvaraj Susmitha

2015670504

 

Dr.P.Yasodha Validating the insecticide-Residue Indicator Drop (i-RID) method in comparison with Analytical Procedures
11. P. Jayapal

2015670505

 

Dr.R.Philip Sridhar Studies on the bioecology, seasonal incidence and the management of Greater wax moth Galleria mellonella L.(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Indian Bees Apis cerana indica F.
12. K. Balaji

2015670502

Dr.S.Pasupathy Bioecology and management of key pests in green gram (Vigna radiata)
2014-15 Batch
S.NO Name of the Student and I.D. No. Chairman Thesis Title
13. V. Jayanthi

2014670501

Dr.P.M.M.David Exploiting lactic acid bacteria (LAB) in rice pest management
14. Rachapudi Harshini Priya

2014670504

Exploring the diversity of Epiphytic Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) on oviposition sites for pest management
15. A. Subash Chandra Bose

2014670505

 

Dr.P.Yasodha Detecting Pesticide Residues On-farm and Managing them with Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB)
16. A.Annamalai

2014670506

Dr.V.Ambedgar

 

Holistic approaches for pest management in high density planting system of   Guava (Psidium guajava L.)
17. V. Priyadharsini

2014670507

Studies on strategic approaches for pest management in jasmine ecosystem
18. Sandeep Kumar

Jalapathi

2014670508

Dr.M.Muthuraman Some studies on blue banded bees
2016-17 Batch
S.NO Name of the Student and I.D No. Chairman Thesis Title
1. S. Lekha Priyanka 2016670503 Chairman :

Dr. V.R. Saminathan, Assistant Professor

Co-Chairman:

Dr. S. Sithanantham,

Director, Sun Agro, Chennai..

Evaluation of pheromone traps and lures for management of pod borer, Helicoverpa armigera Hubner in red gram
2. K. Naveena 2016670504 Dr. R. Philip Sridhar

Professor (Agrl. Entomology)

HC& RI (W), Trichy

Bio-ecology and management of cigarette beetle, lasioderma serricorne Fab. Infesting cured turmeric rhizome, Curcuma longa
3. S. Selva Rani 2016670505 Dr. C. Gailce Leo Justin,

Professor and Head

(Plant Protection)

Management of Rice Weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.) in Stored Sorghum Seeds
4. S. Vignesh 2016670506 Chairman :

Dr. M. Chandrasekaran, Assistant Professor
(Agrl. Entomology),

HC&RI (W),Trichy

Co-Chairman:

Dr. S. Sithanantham, Ph.D, Director, Sun Agro, Chennai.

Studies on Fruit fly Trapping Systems in Guava and Mango orchards
5. V. Karthik

2016670501

Dr. S. Sheeba Joyce Roseleen

Assistant Professor
(Agrl. Entomology)

 

Interaction among the vector Varroa jacobsoni, probiotic lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and symbiotic acetic acid bacteria (AAB) in honey bees
2017-18 Batch
1. S. Chinnadurai

2017670501

Dr. M. Chandrasekaran

Assistant Professor (Agrl. Entomology)

 

Validating cluster been Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) as intercrop for the management of shoot and fruit borer Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee. in brinjal
2. K. Elakkiya

2017670502

Dr. P. Yasodha

Asst. Prof. (Agrl. Entomology)

Studies on lactic acid bacteria (LAB) for pest and pesticide residue management in bhendi
3. M.M. Mawtham

2017670503

Dr. K.Samiayyan

Professor (Agrl. Entomology)

HC&RI (W), Trichy

Studies on fruit fly Bactorcera cucurbitae (Coquillett) in bitter gourd with special reference to population dynamics and management
4. I. Padma shree

2017670504

Dr. S. Sheeba Joyce Roseleen

Assistant Professor
(Agrl. Entomology)

Investigation on management of diseases in Indian honey bee Apis cerana indica (F.) using TNAU WINECTAR
5. T. Sharmitha

2017670506

Dr. C. Gailce Leo Justin,

Professor and Head

(Dept. Plant Protection)

Studies on ecology and management of stem borer species complex in rice
6. F. Miriam AmalaSaleesha

2017670507

Dr. V.R. Saminathan,

Asst. Prof.

(Agrl. Entomology)

NPRC, Vamban

Validating webbing behaviour of spotted pod borer Maruca vitrata L. in black gram on pest management perspectives.
2018-19 Batch
1 E.Kanimozhi

2018 670 502

Dr. C. Gailce Leo Justin,

Professor & Head (PP)

Studies on ecology and management of leafhopper in okra
2 S.Anandhi

2018 670 501

Dr.  C. Gailce Leo Justin,

Professor & Head (PP)

Evaluation of biorationals for the management of pulse beetle, Callusobruchus maculatus
3 U.Prithiraj

2018 670 503

Dr. G. Ravi,

Professor (Ento)

Studies on plant protection aspects of fall armyworm
4 L.Sowmiya

2018 670 504

Dr.M.Chandrasekaran,

Assistant Professor (Ento), HC&RI (W)

Studies on ecology and management of fruitflies in cucurbits
5 N.Vijay Aakshayakumar

2018 670 505

Dr.P.Yasodha,

Assistant Professor (Ento.)

Evaluation of newer chemicals against fall army worm
6 S.Yasmeen

2018 670 506

Dr. S. Sheeba Joyce Roseleen,

Assistant Professor (Ento.)

Comparative studies on the pollination potential of Italian bee and Indian  bees