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Dr. Kalaisekar A

Discipline: Agrl. Entomology | Designation: Senior Scientist | At DSR Since: 2008

Email: kalaisekar@millets.res.in  |  Mobile: 9704465354

Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
Ph. D IARI, New Delhi 2003 Agricultural Entomology
(Insect Taxonomy)
M. Sc (Agril Ento) ANGRAU, Hyderabad 1999 Agricultural Entomology
B.Sc (Agri) TNAU, Coimbatore 1996 Agriculture

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Nature of work Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(From-to)
Senior Scientist Research ICAR DSR, Hyderabad 11.12.2008 to Till date
Scientist (Senior scale) Research ICAR ICAR Research Complex For NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya 09.10.2007 to 10.12.2008
Scientist Research ICAR ICAR Research Complex For NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya 09.10.2003 to 08.10.2007

Research area(s):

  • Systematics and population biology of Shoot flies (Atherigona spp.)

Institutional responsibilities:

  • ARIS & Website (O I/C);
  • Chairman-Institute Publication Committee

Recent most significant publications:

  • Kalaisekar, A., Patil, J.V., Shyam Prasad, G., Bhagwat, V.R., Padmaja, P.G., Subbarayudu, B., Srinivasa Babu. K. and Zeenat Rahman. 2013. Time-lapse tracing of biological events in an endophytic schizophoran fly, Atherigona soccata Rondani (Diptera: Muscidae). Current Science: 105 (5): 695-701.
  • Kalaisekar, A., Ramamurthy, V.V., Patil, J.V., Dhandapani, A and Azad Thakur, N.S. 2012. Multivariate morphometrics of elytral colour polymorphism in seven-spotted ladybird beetle, Coccinella septempunctata L. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Current Science: 102 (10):1418 – 1425.
  • Shyam Prasad, G., Bhagwat, V.R., Kalaisekar, A., Subbarayudu, B., Umakanth, A.V and Kannababu, N. 2011. Assessment of resistance to stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) in sweet sorghum, [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Indian Journal of Entomology. 73 (2): 116-120.
  • Subbarayudu, B., Aruna, C., Shyam Prasad, G and Kalaisekar, A. 2010. Breeding for resistance to shoot fly (Atherigona soccata) in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench during post rainy season. Indian Journal of Plant Protection 37 (1 & 2): 7-10.

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Dr. Kalaisekar A

Last Updated on 1st October 2013

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