Mahendiran G.
Scientist
Division of Insect Systematics
E-mail:
Fax:080-2341 1961
Phone:080-2351 1982
Qualification M. Sc (Agricultural Entomology), Ph.D
Specialization Taxonomy of weevils (Curculionidae)
Professional Experience 6 years
Publications 12
Training (National)
Attended ICAR sponsored Summer school “Advances in Agricultural Acarology” on 8th -28th October, 2010 organized by All India Network Project on Agricultural Acarology and Department of Agricultural Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore
Attended ICAR sponsored Summer school on Niche area of Excellence training programme on “Taxonomy of insects and mites” on 25th July -14th August, 2012 organized by Department of Agricultural Entomology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bangalore
Attended training programme on Harmony, Balance and Synergy- Sensitization of staff of Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture on “Human relations management for best work output” at Srinagar, Kashmir from 28th to 30th October, 2013 organized by NAARM, Hyderabad-500 030
Attended ICAR sponsored CAFT programme on “Agricultural web application development using content management tools” at the Division of Computer Application, ICAR- Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi organized by Centre for Advanced faculty training, during 24th September -14th October, 2014.
Recognition
Recipient of IARI merit Scholarship for perusing Ph.D in Entomology at IARI, New Delhi
Received best poster awards in National Conference on Temperate Fruits and Nuts- A Way Forward for Enhancing Productivity and Quality, during 6th to 9th November, 2015 for the poster Biology and management of the shot hole borer Scolytus sp. (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) by Showket A. Dar, Mudasir A. Dar, Shahid A. Akbar and G. Mahendiran.
Selected Publications
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2012. Redescription of two species of the genus Dermatoxenus Marshall (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from India. The Bioscan, 7(2): 241-246.
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2013. The weevil genus Pachynotus Redtenbacher (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from India. Oriental Insects, 47(1): 76-85.
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2013. Taxonomic revision of the Cratopus Schoenherr (Curculionidae: Entiminae) from India. The Bioscan, 8(1): 257-260 (Supplement on Taxonomy).
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2013. An annotated checklist of the genus Blosyrus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae). Journal of Threatened Taxa, 5(12): 4682-4686.
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2013. Review of the genus Phacephorus Schoenherr (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Entiminae) from Indian subcontinent. The Bioscan, 8(1): 325-329 (Supplement on Taxonomy).
G. Mahendiran and V.V. Ramamurthy. 2013. Checklist of the genus Leptomias Faust (Entiminae: Curculionidae: Coleoptera) of the world. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 8(2): 604-612.
G. Mahendiran, S.A. Ganie, K.A. Sheikh and Nazeer Ahmed. 2015. Development of IPM module for commonly grown vegetables under protected cultivation in Kashmir valley (India). Biopesticides International, 11(1): 68-71.
R.K. Murali Baskaran, G. Mahendiran, and K. Suresh. 2006. Life table of Scymnus coccivora Ayyar (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera) on two mealybugs. Journal of Entomological Research, 30(4): 295-299.