Dr. Sunil Joshi
Principal Scientist & Head I/c
Division of Germplasm collection and Characterisation
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax:080-2341 1961
Phone:080-2351 1982, Ext. 331/ (Res.)080-65988836
Qualification M.Sc., Ph.D (Agricultural Entomology)
Specialization Working on development of mass production techniques for predators of homopteran pests
Professional Experience 13 years
Publications 25
Training (International)
Refresher course on "Information Technology in Agriculture" from June 1st 2005 to June 21st 2005.
Summer school on "Capacity building in identification and management of mite pests of crops" from September 21st 2005 to 11th October, 2005
Life member, Society of Biocontrol Advancement in India, Bangalore, India.
Life member, The Aphidological Society, India
Life member, Association for the Advancement of Pest Management of in Horticultural Ecosystems, Bangalore, India
Brief Achievements
Development of mass production techniques for aphidophagous, coccidophagous and psyllid feeding coccinellids
Development of mass production techniques for aphidophagous syrphids.
Selected Publications
Rabindra, R.J., Joshi, S. and Prashanth Mohanraj. 2006. Biological Control of Sugarcane Woolly Aphid - A Success Story. Released at the Directors' Conference of ICAR Institutes at NASC, New Delhi on 3rd to 5th November, 2006.
Joshi, S., Prashanth Mohanraj, Rao, N.S. and Rabindra, R.J. 2006. Ganne ka Uni Mahu aur Usake Prakritik Shatru Kit. (In Hindi) Technical Bulletin No. 36.2423: 25-43
Joshi, S. and Viraktamath, C.A. 2004. The sugarcane woolly aphid, Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Heniptera: Aphididae): its biology, pest status and control, Current Science, 87 (3): 307-316.
Joshi, S., Prashanth Mohanraj, Rabindra, R.J. and Rao, N.S. 2003. Production and use of coccinellid predators. Project Directorate of Biological Control, Bangalore, India. Technical
Rabindra, R.J., Mohanraj, P., Poorani, J., Jalali, S.K., Joshi, S. and Ramani, S. 2002. Ceratovacuna lanigera Zehntner (Homoptera: Aphididae), a serious pest of sugarcane in Maharashtra and attempt at its management by biological means. Jornal of Biological Control, 16: 171-172.