Richa Varshney
Scientist
Division of Insect Ecology
E-mail:richavarshney84@gmail.com
Fax:080-23411961
Phone:080-2351 1982, Ext. 352
Qualification Ph.D. (Agricultural Entomology)
Specialization Insect Ecology, Biological control
Professional Experience 1.5 years
Publications 6
Training (National)
Professional Attachment Training on Mirids and Geocorids taxonomy (10th May – 10th August, 2015) at Department of Entomology, GKVK, Bangalore.
Recognition
First rank holder for Ph.D under GBPUA&T University in the year 2007.
Life Member, society of biocontrol Advancement in India , Bangalore
Selected Publications
Varshney, Richa and Bisht, R.S. 2016. Feeding propensity of the syrphid larvae, Episyrphus balteatus (de Geer) and Ischiodon scutellaris (Fabricius) on the mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Kalt.). Current Biotica. 9(4):374-387.
Rachana. R. R., Jayasimha. G. T., Richa, V. and Manjunatha. M. 2016. Evaluation of fungal pathogens, Fusarium semitectum Berk and Ravenel and Hirsutella thompsonii Fisher against red spider mite, Tetranychus neocaledonicus (Andre) of okra under laboratory and greenhouse conditions. Journal of Applied and Natural Science ,8 (1): 375 – 380.
Rachana. R. R., Jayasimha. G. T., Richa, V. and Manjunatha. M. 2015. Efficacy of fungal pathogens, Fusarium semitectum Berk and Ravenel and Hirsutella thompsonii Fisher against red spider mite, Tetranychus neocaledonicus (Andre) of okra under laboratory and field conditions. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, 21 (2): 162 – 168