| Training (National)|
|Attended the summer school training, “Advances in Agricultural Acarology” held at Dept. of Entomology, GKVK, UAS, Bangalore from 08.10.2010 to 28.10.2010.
|Conferences attended (National)|
|"Insect Biodiversity Studies: Where does India stands in the global map?" at Riverside Transit Campus, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod, Kerala from 29-31 March, 2016.
|"Biodiversity and Evaluation, perspective and Paradigm shift" at Sree Sankara College, Kalady, Cochin from 2-3 December, 2015
|Secured 10th rank in All India combined examination for Junior Research Fellow and Masters’ degree award examination conducted by I C A R in 2004
| Brief Achievements|
|Studied the Pentatomidae fauna from south India (studied and illustrated 96 species of Pentatomidae)
|Prepared a checklist and generic key for Pentatomidae for the first time from south India.
|Several new records for Pentatomidae (4 for India, 5 for south India, 12 for Karnataka) were reported
|Insect Pest Management in Grapes (Marathi Version) on CD ROM)
|Training imparted to internal team members of various
private companies on “Plant protection in two pruning and single
cropping system in viticulture” with special reference to management of Mealybugs and Stem borer|
farmers regarding the various insect pests as well as their management
in Grapes by various means like transfer of technology through various ‘Charchasatras’,
Web advisory for weather forcast for grape insect pests management, via
e-mails and also field visits.|
| Selected Publications|
|Salini, S., 2011. Redescription of Dardjilingia Yang (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) from India. Zootaxa, 4144(1): 131-137
|Salini, S. and Viraktamath, C. A. 2015. Genera of Pentatomidae (Hemiptera: Pentatomoidea) from south India- an illustrated key to genera and checklist of species. Zootaxa, 3924(1): 1-76. (Monograph)
||Salini, S and Belavadi, V. V., 2015. External scent efferent system of Pentatomidae (Hemiptera: Pentatomoidea). Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 49(2): 324-328.
||Salini, S., 2011. Polymorphism in Southern Green Stink Bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Current biotica, 4(4): 482-485.
||Salini, S and Yadav, D. S., 2011. Occurrence of Stromatium barbatum (Fabr.) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on Grapevine in Maharashtra. Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystem. 17(1): 48-50
|Salini,S., D S Yadav and Rajendra Jadhav (2011).
Management of Mealybugs).
Maharashtra State Grapes Grower Association).