| Training (National)|
|Attended training for 8 days on the identification of different genera of Scelionidae under Dr. K. Rajmohana, Zoological Survey of India for Western Ghats, Calicut
Conservation: Issues and Challenges’ sponsored by Department of Science
and technology in the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun from 8-12
|Awarded merit scholarships for M.Sc. (Agri.)
and Ph.D. (Agri. Entomology)
|Awarded Gold Medal for
Merit for Ph.D. (Agricultural Entomology)|
|Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puruskar for the book
“Andaman Nicobar Dweep Samuha Ke Thithiliyan"|
| Brief Achievements|
|Oophagous parasitoids of insects with special reference to Scelionidae
| Biological control of Amsacta
albistriga using nucleopolyhedrovirus)
|Insect biodiversity of mangroves and mangrove associates
of Andaman and Nicobar islands
|Biodiversity of butterflies, saturniids, ants,
dragonflies of Andaman and Nicobar islands
|Insects pests of crops of Andaman and Nicobar islands|
| Selected Publications|
Prashanth Mohanraj and R.S Peigler. 2005. Life history of
Actias ignescens (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae) reared on its
natural host plant, Crypteronia paniculata, on S. Andaman
Island. Transactions of Lepidopterists’ Society of Japan.
|Veenakumari, K. R. J. Rabindra, C.D. Srinivas Naik and M.R. Shubha.
2007. In situ field level mass production of
Amsacta albistriga nucleopolyhedrosis virus in groundnut
ecosystem. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science
and Prashanth Mohanraj. 2009. A note on the enomofauna of
mangrove associates in the Andaman islands (Indian Ocean: India).
Journal of Natural History. 43 (13-16): 807-824
| Prashanth Mohanraj
and Veenakumari, K. 2002. Biology of Antheraea andamana (Saturniidae)
on the Andaman islands, Indian ocean. J. Lepidopterists’ Society.
Prashanath Mohanraj, R.C. Srivastava and Jayakumar. 2009.
Butterflies of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Central Agricultural
Research Institute, Port Blair