Dr. Intan  Ahmad
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Dr. Intan Ahmad

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Entomology from University of Illinois, Urbana, USA

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Protection

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Putra, R.E., I. Ahmad, D.B. Prasetyo, S. Susanti, R. Rahayu and N. Hariani, 2016. Detection of insecticide resistance in the larvae of some Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) strains from Java, Indonesia to temephos, malathion and permethrin. Int. J. Mosq. Res., 3: 23-28.
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  2. Kustiati, M.I.T., S. Yusmalinar, T.B. Ambarningrum and I. Ahmad, 2016. Monitoring permethrin and imidacloprid resistance in indonesian house fly Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae). J. Entomol., 13: 40-47.
  3. Kuswanto, E., I. Ahmad, R.E. Putra and I.S. Harahap, 2015. Two novel volatile compounds as the key for intraspecific colony recognition in Macrotermes gilvus (Isoptera: Termitidae). J. Entomol., 12: 87-94.
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  4. Kuswanto, E., I. Ahmad and R. Dungani, 2015. Threat of subterranean termites attack in the Asian Countries and their control: A review. Asian J. Applied Sci., 8: 227-239.
  5. Rahayu, S., I. Ahmad, R.R. Esyanti and R.E. Putra, 2013. Resources partitioning and different foraging behavior is the basis for the coexistence of Thrips hawaiiensis (Thysanoptera: Tripidae) and Elaeidobius kamerunicus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq) flower. J. Entomol. Nematol., 5: 59-63.
  6. Rahayu, R., I. Ahmad, E.S. Ratna, M.I. Tan and N. Hariani, 2012. Present status for carbamate, pyrethroids and phenylpyrazole insecticide resistance to German cockroach, Blattella germanica in Indonesia. J. Entomol., 9: 361-367.
  7. Permana, A.D., A. Johari, E. Putra, S. Sastrodihardjo and I. Ahmad, 2012. The influence of trichome characters of soybean (Glycine max Merrill) on oviposition preference of soybean pod borer Etiella zinckenella Treitschke Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Indonesia. J. Entomol. Nematol., 4: 15-21.
  8. Ahmad, I. and Suliyat, 2010. Development of fipronil gel bait against German cockroaches, Blattella germanica (Dictyoptera: Blatellidae): Laboratory and field performance in Bandung, Indonesia. J. Entomol., 8: 288-294.
  9. Ahmad, I., Sriwahjuningsih, S. Astari, R.E. Putra and A.D. Permana, 2009. Monitoring pyrethroid resistance in field collected Blattella germanica Linn.(Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) in Indonesia. Entomol. Res., 39: 114-118.
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  10. Ahmad, I., S. Patrakomala, S. Dwiyanti and R. Putra, 2009. The effect of thyroxine on silk gland and the effect of two thyroxine-treated mulberry species feeding on silk quality in the silkworm Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae). Afr. J. Biotechnol., 8: 2644-2647.
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  11. Ahmad, I., S. Astari and M. Tan, 2007. Resistance of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in 2006 to pyrethroid insecticides in Indonesia and its association with oxidase and esterase levels. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 3688-3692.
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  12. Ahmad, I., R. Rahayu, A.D. Permana and S. Astari, 2007. Alteration of ecdysteroid titre by thyroxine and juvenile hormone analogue in Bombyx mori (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae). Biota, 12: 116-121.
  13. Astari, S. and I. Ahmad, 2005. Insecticide resistance and effect of piperonyl butoxide as synergist in three strains of Aedes aegypti (Linn.) (Diptera: Culicidae) to insecticide permethrin, cypermethrin and d-allethrin. Bull. Health Stud., 33: 73-79.
  14. Ahmad, I., S. Hariyadi and T. Anggraeni, 2001. Nutrient self selection by the armyworm, Spodoptera exempta WALKER (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 4: 684-687.
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  15. Ahmad, I., 2001. Dietary compensatory feeding in Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) larvae. Indonesian J. Plant Protect., 7: 81-92.
  16. Ahmad, I. and M. Kamal, 2001. Consumption and utlization of complete defined diets containing various carbohydrates by Spodoptera exempta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Biota, 6: 99-104.
  17. Ahmad, I., 1999. Dosage mortality studies with Bacillus thuringiensis and neem extract on diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Indonesian J. Plant Protect., 5: 67-71.
  18. Ahmad, I. A. Lubis and S. Sastrodihardjo, 1995. Food utilization parameters could be used to indicate food suitability in the silkworm, Bombyx mori. J. Biosains, 1: 5-7.
  19. Steinly, B.A., R.J. Novak and I. Ahmad, 1993. A shift in Culex pipiens oviposition initiation in east-central Illinois during 1991. Vector Contr. Bull. North-Central States, 1: 215-224.
  20. Ahmad, I., G.P. Waldbauer and S. Friedman, 1993. Maxillectomy does not disrupt self-selection by Manduca sexta larvae. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am., 86: 558-563.
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  21. Ahmad, I., G. Waldbauer and S. Friedman, 1989. A defined artificial diet for the larvae of Manduca sexta. Entmol. Exp. Appl., 53: 189-191.