Hi, I am Gunasingham Mikunthan, My LiveDNA is 94.472
 
   
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Prof. Gunasingham Mikunthan
 
Highest Degree: Ph.D. in Invertebrate Pathology from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
 
Institute: University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
 
Area of Interest: Plant and Soil Sciences
  •   Agricultural Biology
  •   Acarology
  •   Entomology
  •   Microbial Control
 
URL: http://livedna.org/94.472
 
My SELECTED Publications
1:   Ahalya, S. and G. Mikunthan, 2009. New record of arthropod fauna associated with a medicinal herb, Gymnema sylvestre (R.Br.) in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Am. Eurasian J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 6: 184-187.
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2:   Ahalya, S., G. Mikunthan and K. Murugananthan, 2011. Antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Gymnema sylvestre (R.Br.). Med. Plants-Int. J. Phytomed. Related Industries, 3: 139-143.
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3:   Balasubramanium, K., S. Sumanthira and G. Mikunthan, 2006. Gymnema sylvestre: A functional food for diabetes. J. Trop. Med. Plantsl, 7: 191-196.
4:   Jayaseelan, B. and G. Mikunthan, 2004. Biology of the flea beetle, Scelodonta strigicollis mots. (Coleoptera: Eumolphidae) on grapevine in the Jaffna district. J. Natl. Sci. Foundation, 32: 35-37.
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5:   Jegathambigai, V., M.D. Karunaratne, A. Svinningen and G. Mikunthan, 2008. Biocontrol of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita damaging queen palm, Livistona rotundifolia using Trichoderma species. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 73: 681-687.
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6:   Jegathambigai, V., M.D. Karunaratne, A. Svinningen and G. Mikunthan, 2008. Potential of Trichoderma species on Helminthosporium causing leaf spot on cane palm, Chrysalidocarpus lutescens. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 73: 207-216.
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7:   Karthiga, S., V. Jegathambigai, M.D.S.D. Karunaratne, A. Svinningen and G. Mikunthan, 2012. Snails and slugs damaging the cut foliage, Cordyline fruticosa and use of biorationals towards their management. Commun. Applied Biol. Sci., 77: 601-698.
8:   Kayalvily, T.D., V. Jegathambigai, M.D.S.D. Karunaratne, A. Svinningen and G. Mikunthan, 2012. Prevalance of Erwinia soft rot affecting cut foliage, Dracaena sanderiana ornamental industry and solution towards its management. Commun. Applied Biol. Sci., 77: 265-277.
9:   Kiyanthy, S. and G. Mikunthan, 2009. Association of insect pests with neem, Azadiracta indica with special reference to biology of Ash weevils, Myllocerus sp. in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Am. Eurasian J. Scientific Res., 4: 250-253.
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10:   Mayoori, K. and G. Mikunthan, 2009. Damage pattern of cabbage flea beetle, Phyllotreta cruciferae (Goeze) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and its associated hosts of crops and weeds. Am. Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 6: 303-307.
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11:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2006. Fusarium semitectum, A potential mycopathogen against thrips and mites in chilli, Capsicum annuum. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 71: 449-463.
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12:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2006. Mycopathogens associated with pests of chilli and their pathogenicity against thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis and mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus. Trop. Agric. Res., 18: 163-172.
13:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2006. Pathogenicity of Fusarium semitectum against crop pests and its biosafety to non-target organisms. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 71: 465-473.
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14:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2008. Impact of habitat manipulation on mycopathogen, Fusarium semitectum to control Scirtothrips dorsalis and Polyphagotarsonemus latus of chilli. Bio. Control, 53: 403-412.
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15:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2010. Fusarium species: Acaropathogenic Fungi as Potential Control Agents against Coconut Mite, Aceria guerreronis. In: Trends in Acarology, Sabalis. M.W. and J. Bruin (Eds.). Springer, Netherlands, pp: 445-447.
16:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2010. Compatibility of Pesticides with the Acaropathogenic Fungus, Fusarium semitectum. In: Trends in Acarology, Sabalis. M.W. and J. Bruin (Eds.). Springer, Netherlands, pp: 493-494.
17:   Mikunthan, G. and M. Manjunatha, 2010. Effect of Monocrotophos and the Acaropathogen, Fusarium semitectum, on the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus and its predator Amblyseius ovalis in the Field. In: Trends in Acarology, Sabalis. M.W. and J. Bruin (Eds.). Springer, Netherlands, pp: 489-492.
18:   Mikunthan, G., 1995. Effect of some fungicides on Metarhizium sp. Sorok: An entomopathogen on insect pests of rice and pulses. Int. Rice Res. Notes, 20: 24-25.
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19:   Mikunthan, G., 1997. First report of web blotch of peanut caused by Phoma arachidicola in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. Plant Dis., 81: 832-833.
20:   Mikunthan, G., 2009. Assessment of insect host range susceptible for toxin produced by Fusarium semitectum to resist sucking pests in transgenic plants. J. Sci. Manage., 1: 1-6.
21:   Naguleswaran, V., K. Pakeerathan and G. Mikunthan, 2014. Biological control: A promising tool for Bulb-rot and leaf twisting fungal diseases in red onion (Allium Cepa L.) in Jaffna District. World Applied Sci. J., 31: 1090-1095.
22:   Pakeerathan, K., G. Mikunthan and N. Tharshani, 2009. Eco-friendly management of root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita (Kofid and White) using different green leaf manures. Am. Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 6: 494-497.
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23:   Pakeerathan, K., G. Mikunthan and N. Tharshani, 2009. Effect of different animal manures on Meloidngyne incognita (kofoid and white) on tomato. World J. Agric. Sci., 5: 432-435.
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24:   Piragalathan, A., K. Pakeerathan, G. Thirukkumaran and G. Mikunthan, 2014. Efficacy of different insecticides and Bio-rationals against papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococidae) infestation in home gardens. Middle-East J. Scient. Res., 21: 1689-1693.
25:   Segarajah, A. and M. Gunasingham, 2011. Insecticidal properties of Gymnema sylvestre R.Br. against the storage pest, Tribolium castaneum Herbst. Med. Plants, 3: 65-69.
26:   Shanmugaratnam, S., G. Mikunthan and S. Thurairatnam, 2012. Bioefficacy of aqueous extracts of Withania somnifera (Dunal) against Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) and Callosobruchus chinensis (L.). J. Natl. Prod. Plant Resour., 2: 633-635.
27:   Shanmugaratnam, S., G. Mikunthan and S. Thurairatnam, 2013. Potential of Withania somnifera dunal cultivation as medicinal crop in Jaffna District. Am.-Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 13: 357-361.
28:   Suvanthini, S., S. Thurairatnam, G. Mikunthan and K. Pakeerathan, 2012. Evaluation of Withania somnifera extracts on a storage pest Rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae. Ann. Biol. Res., 3: 5050-5053.
29:   Sviningen, A.E., V. Jegathambigai and G. Mikunthan, 2010. Nomuraea rileyi: A plausible fungi selectively controlling lepidopteran, Paraponyx stratiota L. damaging queen palm (Livistona rotundifolia). Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 75: 279-293.
30:   Svinningen, A.E., K.P. Rasni, V. Jegathambigai, M.D. Karunaratne and G. Mikunthan, 2011. Efficacy of Curcuma aeruginosa rhizome and Adhathoda vesica plant extracts on red spider mite, Tetranychus urticae in Livistona rotundifolia. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 75: 391-397.
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31:   Thiruchchelvan, N., G. Mikunthan, G. Thirukkumaran and K. Pakeerathan, 2013. Effect of insecticides on Bio-agent Trichoderma harzianum rifai under in vitro condition. Am.-Eur. J. Agric. Environ. Sci., 13: 1357-1360.
32:   Thiruchchelvan, N., G. Thirukkumaran and G. Mikunthan, 2012. In vitro biological control of Marasmiellus sp. The causal of stem rot of banana grown in Jaffna Peninsula, Sri Lanka. Acad. J. Plant Sci., 5: 94-102.
33:   Thiruchchelvan, N., G. Thirukkumaran and G. Mikunthan, 2013. In vitro assessment of fungicides against stem rot fungus, Marasmiellus sp. Ann. Biol. Res., 4: 115-118.
34:   Thiruchchelvan, N., G. Thirukkumaran and G. Mikunthan, 2013. Banana stem rot disease: Causal agent, (Marasmiellus sp.), host range and selection of low cost media for its cultivation. J. Natl. Prod. Plant Resour., 3: 97-104.
35:   Thurkathipana, N. and G. Mikunthan, 2008. Eco-friendly management of hadda beetle using Beauveria bassiana in brinjal. Commun. Agric. Applied Biol. Sci., 73: 597-602.
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