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Deependra Singh Yadav, Dr
Scientist (Entomology)

Tel: 020-26956035, 26956000

Fax: 020-26956099

Email: deependra81@gmail.com

National Research Centre for Grapes (ICAR)
P.B. No.3, Manjri Farm P.O., Solapur Road, Pune 412307, Maharashtra, India

 

Education:

B. Sc. (Ag.) Hons. : 1997-2001 :  (Dayanand College, Ajmer) Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.

M.Sc. (Ag.) Hons. : 2001-2003 : Entomology (Major), Biochemistry, Statistics, Plant Pathology and Agronomy (Minors); (College of Agriculture, Bikaner) Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.

Ph.D : 2004-2009 : Entomology (Major), Insect Pest Management (Sub-discipline); Environmental Science, Genetics, Computer Application (Minors) Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Positions held  

Scientist (ICAR) :

19.06.2009 – continuing : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS

Scientist (ICAR) :

10.02.2009 - 18.06.2009 : National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Area of specialization 

Insect Pest Management; Scirtothrips dorsalis, Tetranychus urticae, Maconellicoccus hirsutus; Laboratory bioassays and field experiments of pesticides; Pest risk assessment models and advisory; Sticky traps.

Current research Interest 

Insect pest management and biology of thrips, mites, mealybugs, leafhoppers, flea beetle, caterpillars and stem borer in grapes.  

Professional Experience 

Simulation of planthopper damage in rice and its GIS-based agro-ecological zoning

Management of brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes arbonalis

Chemical management of thrips, mites, mealybugs, leafhoppers, flea beetle, caterpillars and stem borer in grapes.

Risk assessment model for mites in grapes

Sticky traps for monitoring and management of insect pests in grapes

Honours and Recognition :

Award of Gold Medal and Merit Scholar in M.Sc. by Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner

Merit Scholarship during M.Sc. from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner

IARI senior research fellowship during Ph.D. from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) 2004, 2006 and 2007, in the discipline of Agricultural Entomology, conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi

Best Poster Presentation Award as lead author in ‘IV National Symposium on Plant Protection in Horticultural Crops: Emerging Challenges and Sustainable Pest Management’ held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru during 25-28 April, 2012.

Best Oral Presentation Award as co-author in ‘IV National Symposium on Plant Protection in Horticultural Crops: Emerging Challenges and Sustainable Pest Management’ held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru during 25-28 April, 2012.

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