Dr. Bhagwan Chandra Prasad

Dr. Bhagwan Chandra Prasad

Director
Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Life Science from Dibrugarh University, India

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Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Food Safety
62%
Food Nutrition
90%
Food Quality
75%
Life Sciences
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Reddy, R.M., M.K. Sinha, K.P.K. Kumar, N.S. Gahlot, A.K. Srivastava, P.K. Kar and B.C. Prasad, 2010. Influence of hybridization on the traits of silk production and filament denier in indian tropical tasar silk insect, Antheraea mylitta drury. Int. J. Zool. Res., 6: 277-285.
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  2. Mishra, P.K., D. Kumar, L. Jaiswal, A. Kumar and B.M.K. Singh et al., 2010. Biochemical aspects of diapause preparation in penultimate instar of tropical tasar silkworm Antheraea mylitta drury. J. Applied Biosci., 36: 76-80.
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  3. Kumar, D., S.K. Sharan, P.K. Mishra, B.M.K. Singh and B.C. Prasad, 2010. Semi-synthetic diets for young age rearing of tropical tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta drury. J. Exp. Zool. India, 13: 153-155.
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  4. Mishra, P.K., D. Kumar, L. Jaiswal, A. Kumar and B.M.K. Singh et al., 2009. Biochemical aspects of diapause preparation in ultimate instar of tropical tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta Drury. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Health, 9: 253-260.
  5. Mishra, P.K., D. Kumar, L. Jaiswal, A. Kumar and B.M.K. Singh et al., 2009. Role of haemolymph biochemical constituents and brain proteins in maintenance of pupal diapause in Daba bivoltine ecorace of tropical tasar silkworm, Antheraea mylitta Drury. J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Health, 9: 243-252.
  6. Sharma, S.P., R. Kishore, R. Gupta, B.C. Prasad and B.R.R.P. Sinha, 2004. Antifeedant and insecticidal role of Azadirachtin against Ash weevil, Myllocerus viridanus Fab. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a pest of primary tasar food plants. Sericologia, 44: 223-229.
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  7. Rath, S.S., R. Narain and B.C.Prasad, 2004. Impact physiological condition of fifth instarlarvae of Antheraea mylitta Drury on rate of feeding and assimilasion ant its nutritional requirements. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. India, 78: 237-243.
  8. Narain, R., S.S. Rath, B.C. Prasad, M.O. Alam and P.C. Rath et al., 2004. Integrated package for tasar seed cocoon production and preservation. Indian Silk, 42: 17-18.
  9. Rath, S.S., R. Narain, B.C. Prasad, G.C. Roy and B.R. Sinha, 2003. Food allocation budgeting tropical tasar, Antheraea mylitta Drury fed on Terminalia tomentosa. Sericologia, 43: 557-564.
  10. Rath, S.S., B.C. Prasad and B.R.R.P. Sinha, 2003. Food utilization efficiency in fifth instar larvae of Antheraea mylitta (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) infected with Nosema sp. and its effect on reproductive potential and silk production. J. Invertebr. Pathol., 83: 1-9.
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  11. Narain, R., B.C. Prasad, S.S. Rath and V. Kulshreshtha, 2003. Tasar egg drying device. Indian Silk, 42: 27-27.
  12. Narain, R., B.C. Prasad, O.P. Dubey, B.R.R.P. Sinha and K. Thangavelu, 2003. Studies on induced oviposition in tropical tasar silkmoth, Antheraea mylitta Drury. Sericologia, 43: 569-575.
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  13. Sharma, S.P., B.C. Prasad, R. Gupta, R. Kishore, S. Rai, B.R.R.P. Sinha and K. Thangavelu, 2002. Effect of pruning schedule on the incidence of Trioza fletcheri minor Crawf. (Homoptera: Psyllidae) in primary tasar food plant, Terminalia arjuna Bedd. Sericologia, 42: 187-192.
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  14. Narain, R., B.C. Prasad, J. Prasad, S. Das, G.S. Singh and V. Kulshreshtha, 2002. Practical approach to tasar silkworm rearing for tribal tasr farmers. Asian Textile J., 11: 28-29.
  15. Narain, R., S.S. Rath, B.B.S. Negi, S. Nagendra and V. Kulshrestha et al., 2001. Integrated package for seed cocoon preservation and seed production in A. mylitta D. Indian Silk, 40: 15-17.
  16. Narain, R., B.C. Prasad, S. Beck, B.R. Sinha and K. Thangavelu, 2001. Flame gun: An effective tools to control pebrine in sericulture. Asian Textile J., 10: 78-79.
  17. Prasad, B.C., R. Narain, V.K. Verma, B.B.S. Negi, S.S. Rath, N. Kumar and K. Thangavelu, 2000. A new method for pebrine detection in tasar. Indian Silk, 39: 18-19.
  18. Prasad, B.C., R. Narain, S.S. Rath, B.B.S. Negi and K. Thangavelu, 2000. Nylon bag: A new egg laying device in tasar. Indian Silk, 39: 11-12.
  19. Prasad, B.C., R. Narain, S.S. Rath and K. Thangavelu, 2000. Improved Tasar Grainage Techniques and Seed Production. In: Lessons on Tropical Tasar, Thangavelu, K. (Ed.). Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Ranchi, India, pp: 25-39.
  20. Prasad, B.C., R. Narain, N. Kumar, S.S. Rath, V.K. Verma, B.B.S. Negi and K. Thangavelu, 2000. A new technology for female moth preservation in tasar grainage. Indian Silk, 39: 15-24.