Dr. A. Jeya  Sankar

Dr. A. Jeya Sankar

Assistant Professor
Government Arts College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology, Entomology from Madras University, India

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Biography

Dr. A. Jeyasankar is currently working as Department of Zoology, Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Musiri Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained his Postdoctoral degree in Entomology from Agricultural Research Organization, Israel. His area of interest related to Entomology-Botanicals, Chemical Ecology of Insects, and Insect-Plant Interaction. His area of expertise includes Applied Entomology, Plant Extracts, Botanicals, Host Plant Selection, Chemical Ecology, Insect Pests Control, Plant Compounds, Secondary Compounds, Lepidopteran Pests, Spodoptera Litura, Helicoverpa Armigera, Agrotis Ipsilon, Fruit Flies Management, Dacus Ciliates, Polyphagotarsonemus Latus, Mosquitoes Control, Broad Mites, Stored Product Pests, Silworm, Bombyx Mori, Mulberry, Morus Alba, and Bioenergitics. He was received MASHAV Fellowship-Awarded by MASHAV International Co-Operation in Research, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Israel. He has 34 articles in journals and 6 conference proceeding.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Applied Entomology
62%
Chemical Ecology of Insects
90%
Insect-Plant Interaction
75%
Plant Extracts
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Subhashini, K., R. Sivakami and A. Jeyasankar, 2017. Phytochemical screening and ovicidal activity of Scutellaria violacea (Lamiaceae) leaf extract against vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol. Sci., 4: 152-158.
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  2. Subhashini, K., R. Sivakami and A. Jeyasankar, 2017. Larvicidal activity of Scutellaria violacea (Lamiaceae) leaf extract against three important human vector mosquitoes: Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Tamil Nadu, India. Int. J. Mosquito Res., 4: 108-110.
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  3. Chitra, P., M. Sindhu, K. Sujatha, P. Dhevagi, A. Jeyasankar and Tamilselvi, 2017. Pathogenicity and mortality bioassay of Spodoptera litura Fabricius (Lepi-doptera: Noctuidae) infected with four Steinernema sp. Isolated from different agro ecosystem. Int. Zool. Applied Sci., 2: 14-20.
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  4. Chitra, P., K. Sujatha and A. Jeyasankar, 2017. Entomopathogenic nematode as a biocontrol agent-recent trends-a review. Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol. Sci., 4: 9-20.
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  5. Thushimenan, S., J. Baskaran, M. Baranitharan and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Laboratory investigation of Terminalia arjuna and Trachyspermum roxburghianum against groundnut pest, Helicoverpa armigera. Asian J. Pharmaceut. Clin. Res., 9: 232-236.
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  6. Ramar, G. and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Phytochemical constituents and larvicidal activity of Tragia involucrata Linn. (Euphorbiacea) leaf extracts against chikungunya vector, Aedes aegypti (Linn.) (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Coastal Life Med., 2: 555-558.

  7. Ramar, G. and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Ovicidal and pupicidal activity of Breynia vitis-idaea (Burm.f.) Fischer. (Euphorbiaceae) against vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol. Sci., 3: 66-71.
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  8. Ramar, G. and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Mosquitocidal properties of Pouzolzia bennettiana var. acuta (Urticaceae) leaf extracts against three important human vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Entomol. Res., 1: 29-33.
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  9. Jeyasankar, A., V. Chennaiyan and T. Chinnamani, 2016. Evaluation of five essential plant oils as a source of repellent and larvicidal activities against larvae of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). J. Entomol., 13: 98-103.
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  10. Chinnamani, T., R. Sivakami and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Antifeedant, larvicidal and growth regulatory activities of fractions isolated from ethyl acetate extract of Pseudocalymma alliaceum against Spodoptera litura Fabricius and Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidotera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol. Sci., 3: 98-107.
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  11. Chennaiyan, V., R. Sivakami and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Evaluating ecofriendly botanicals of Barleria longiflora Linn. F. (Acanthaceae) against armyworm Spodoptera litura Fab. and cotton bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annu. Res. Rev. Biol., 10: 1-9.
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  12. Chennaiyan, V., R. Sivakami and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Effect of Duranta erecta Linn (Verbenaceae) leaf extracts against armyworm Spodoptera litura and cotton bollworm Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Adv. Res. Biol. Sci., 3: 311-320.
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  13. Babu, S.M., M. Baranitharan, S. Dhanasekaran, S. Thushimenan, K. Kovendan and A. Jeyasankar, 2016. Chemical compositions, antifeedant and larvicidal activity of Pongamia pinnata (L.) against polyphagous field pest, Spodoptera litura. Int. J. Zool. Invest., 2: 48-57.

  14. Subashini. K., N. Ramesh and A. Jeyasankar, 2015. Larvicidal activity of silver nanoparticle synthezed by the leaf extracts of adhatoda vasica against culex quinquefasciatus (say) (diptera: culicidae). Int. Res. J. Nat. Appl. Sci., 2: 32-51.

  15. Grinberg-Yaari, M. J. Alagarmalai, E. Lewinsohn, R. Perl-Treves and V. Soroker, 2015. Role of jasmonic acid signaling in tomato defense against broad mite,polyphagotarsonemus latus (acari: tarsonemidae). Arthropod Plant Interact., 9: 361-372.
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  16. Sundararasu, K. and A. Jeyasankar, 2014. Effect of vermiwash on growth and yield of brinjal, Solanum melongena (eggplant or aubergine). Asian J. Sci. Technol., 5: 171-173.

  17. Ramar, G. and A. Jeyasankar, 2014. Phytochemical constituents and Larvicidal activity of Tragia involucrate Linn. (Euphorbiacea) leaf extracts against chikungunya vector, Aedes aegypti (Linn.) (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Coastal Life Med., 2: 555-558.

  18. Jeyasankar, A., V. Chennaiyan, T. Chinnamani and G. Ramar, 2014. Feeding and growth inhibition activities of Tragia involucrata Linn (Euphorbiaceae) on Achaea janata (Linn.) (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera) and Pericallia ricini (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Arctidae). Open Access Library J., 1: 1-7.
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  19. Jeyasankar, A., T. Chinnamani, V. Chennaiyan and G. Ramar, 2014. Antifeedant activity of Barleria buxifolia (Linn.) (acanthaceae) against Spodoptera litura fabricius and Helicoverpa armigera hubner (Lepidotera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Nat. Sci. Res., 2: 78-84.
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  20. Jeyasankar, A., S. Premalatha and K. Elumalai, 2014. Antifeedant and insecticidal activities of selected plant extracts against Epilachna beetle, Henosepilachna vigintioctopunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Adv. Entomol., 2: 14-19.
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  21. Jeyasankar, A. and T. Chinnamani, 2014. Bioactivity of Pseudocalymma alliaceum (Lam.) sandwith (Bignoniaceae) against Spodoptera litura fabricius and Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidotera: Noctuidae). J. Coastal Life Med., 2: 302-307.

  22. Jeyasankar, A. and G. Ramar, 2014. Larvicidal properties of Breyenia vitis-idaea (Burm. f.) Fischer (Euphorbiaceae) against important vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Vector Borne Dis., 51: 239-241.
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  23. Premalatha, S., K. Elumalai and A. Jeyasankar, 2013. Mosquitocidal properties of Solanum trilobatum L. (Solanaceae) leaf extracts against three important human vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pac. J. Trop. Med., 6: 854-858.
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  24. Premalatha, S., A. Jeyasankar, K. Krishnappa and K. Elumalai, 2013. Screening of some selected indigenous plants for antibacterial activity. Int. J. Interdiscip. Res. Rev., 1: 65-72.

  25. Premalatha, S., A. Jeyasankar and K. Elumalai, 2013. Antimicrobial activity of fumoria officinalis and ipomea carnea. Int. J. Interdiscip. Res. Rev., 1: 5-9.

  26. Krishnappa, K., T. Mathivanan, A. Elumalai, A. Jeyasankar and S. Dhanasekaran et al., 2013. Evaluation of Cissus Quadrangularis and Combretum Ovalifolium medicinal plants extracts against medically important human malarial vector mosquito Anopheles Stephensi Liston (Diptera:Culicidae). Int. J. Interdiscipl. Res. Rev., 1: 11-18.

  27. Jeyasankar, A., S. Premalatha, K. Krishnappa and K. Elumalai, 2013. Larvicidal activity of Barleria prionitis (Acanthaceae) against Japanese encephalitis vector, Culex tritaeniorhynchus giles (diptera: culicidae). Int. J. Interdiscip. Res. Rev., 1: 116-120.

  28. Jeyasankar, A., K. Elumalai, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Effect of plant chemicals on oviposition deterrent and ovicidal activities against female moth, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (lepidoptera: noctuidae). Int. J. Agric. Sci. Res., 2: 206-213.
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  29. Elumalai, K., T. Mathivanan, A. Elumalai, A. Jeyasankar and S. Dhanasekaran et al., 2013. Larvicidal and ovicidal properties of selected Indian medicinal plants extracts against American bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.) (lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Interdiscip. Res. Rev., 1: 5-11.

  30. Ramar, G., T. Suman, R. Elangomathavan and A. Jeyasankar, 2012. Larvicidal activity of biologically synthesised silver nanoparticles against dengue vector Aedes aegypti (Culicidae). Discovery, 9: 65-68.

  31. Jeyasankar, A., S. Premalatha and S.J. Rani, 2012. Bio-efficacy of Solanum pseudocapsicum L. (Solanaceae) against black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon Hufnagel (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Biol. Sci., 12: 174-179.
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  32. Jeyasankar, A., S. Premalatha and K. Elumalai, 2012. Biological activities of Solanum pseudocapsicum (Solanaceae) against cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera Hubner and armyworm, Spodoptera litura Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Asian Pac. J. Biomed., 2: 981-986.
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  33. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Impact of novel crystal compound 2, 5-diacetoxy-2-benzyl-4,4,6,6-tetramethyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione on feeding physiology and developmental indices of armyworm, Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Entomol., 9: 231-238.

  34. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Impact of Syzigium lineare Wall. (Myrtaceae) leaf extracts on haemolymph protein profile of the armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Curr. Res., 4: 86-91.

  35. Jeyasankar, A., 2012. Antifeedant, insecticidal and growth inhibitory activities of selected plant oils on black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Asian Pac. J. Trop. Dis., 2: S347-S351.
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  36. Jeyasankar, A, S. Premalatha and K. Elumalai, 2012. Larvicidal activity of Phyllanthus emblica Linn. (Euphorbiaceae) leaf extracts against important human vector mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pac. J. Trop. Dis., 2: S399-S403.
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  37. Vidya. S., S. Premalatha, R. Sanil and A. Jeyasankar, 2011. Diversity of high altitude insect pests in edible crucifers. Envir. Sci. Indian J., 6: 234-237.
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  38. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Insecticidal compound isolated from Syzygium lineare Wall. (Myrtaceae) against Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 18: 329-332.

  39. Jeyasanker, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Antifeedant and growth inhibitory activities of Syzygium lineare Wall (Myrtaceae) against Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Curr. Res. J. Biol Sci., 2: 173-177.

  40. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Antifeedant and growth inhibitory activities of Syzygium lineare Wall (Myrtaceae) against Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Cur. Res. J. Biol. Sci., 2: 173-177.
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  41. Jeyasankar, A., N. David, D. Dragushich, E. Nemny-Lavy, L. Anshelevich, A. Zada and V. Soroker, 2009. Identification of host attractants for Ethiopian fruit fly, Dacus ciliatus Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae). J. Chem. Ecol., 35: 542-551.
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  42. Jeyasankar, A., G. Mor, P. Eric, R. Perl-Treves and V. Soroker, 2009. Host selection by herbivorous mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Acari: Tarsonemidae). J. Insect Behav., 22: 375-387.
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  43. Jeyasankar, A., 2009. Chemical ecology of fruit flies management-a review. J. Basic Applied Biol., 3: 1-5.

  44. Grinberg, M., A. Jeyasankar, L. Sharon, R. Perl-Treves and V. Soroker, 2007. The effect of jasmonic acid signaling pathway on tomato defense to the broad mite behavior. Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Acari: Tarsonemidae). Israel J. Entomol., 37: 398-399.

  45. Grinberg, M., A. Jeyasankar, R. Perl-Treves and V. Soroker, 2006. Role of jasmonic acid signaling in tomato resistance to the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Acari: Tarsonemidae). Israel J. Plant Sci., 54: 55-86.

  46. Raja, N., A. Jeyasankar, S.J. Venkatesan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Efficacy of Hyptis suaveolens against lepidopteran pests. Cur. Sci., 88: 220-222.

  47. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Botanical Pesticides for Insect Control. In: Green Pesticides for Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 115-132.

  48. Jeyasankar, A., M. Jayakumar, K. Elumalai, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Antifeedant and Ovicidal Activity of some Plant Extracts against Spodoptera litura (Fab.). In: Sustainable Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 176-180.

  49. Jeyasankar, A. and R.W.A. Jesudasan, 2005. Insecticidal properties of novel botanicals against a few lepidopteran pests. Pestology, 29: 42-44.

  50. Jayakumar, K., K. Elumalai, A. Jayashankar, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Biological activity of Hyptis suaveolens and Melochia chorcorifolia on cowpea weevil Callosobruchus maculatus. J. Entomol. Res., 29: 265-269.

  51. Raja N., M. Jayakumar, K. Elumalai, A. Jeyasankar, C. Muthu and S. Ignacimuthu, 2004. Oviposition deterrent and ovicidal activity of solvent extract of 50 plants against armyworm Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Malaysian Applied Biol., 33: 73-81.

  52. Ragupathy, E., R.W.A. Jesudasan, A. Jeyasankar and K. Subramanian, 2004. Efficacy of ethyl acetate extract of a fern, Lygodium microphyllum against the Asian armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fabr.). J. Applied Zool. Res., 15: 4-8.

  53. Jayakumar, M., K. Elumalai, A. Jeyasankar, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2004. Field Evaluation of Plant Extracts for the Management of Groundnut Pests. In: Sustainable Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 195-203.

  54. Elumalai, K., A. Jeyasankar, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2004. Antifeedant activity of some plant extracts against the fourth instar larvae of Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.). J. Adv. Zool., 25: 26-29.

  55. Elumalai, K., A. Jeyasankar, M. Jayakumar, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2004. Effect of Isolated Fractions of Hyptis suaveolens and Melochia chorcorifolia against the Gram Pod Borer, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner). In: Sustainable Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.). Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 181-187.

  56. Elumalai K., A. Jeyasankar, N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2004. Ovicidal and larvicidal activity of certain plant extracts against the tobacco armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Curr. Sci., 5: 291-294.

  57. Raja, N., K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar, A. Jeyasankar and C. Muthu et al., 2003. Biological activity of different plant extracts against armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Entomol. Res., 27: 281-292.

  58. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja, K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar and A. Thangamani, 2003. Effect of supplemented leaves on the economic characters and reproductive efficiency of the mulberry silkworm, Bombyx mori. J. Insect Sci., 16: 99-101.

  59. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja and S. Ignacimuthu, 2003. Efficacy of Plant Crude Extracts for Controlling the Tobacco Caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fab.). In: Biological Control of Insect Pests, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.). Phoenix Publishing House, New Delhi, India, pp: 297-305.

  60. Raja, N., K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar and A. Jeyasankar and S. Ignacimuthu, 2002. Antifeedant activity of solvent extracts of 50 plants screened against Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Helicoverpa armigera Hubner. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Mala. Applied Biol., 31: 19-28.

  61. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja, K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar and A. Thangamani, 2002. Fortification of mulberry leaves with Helicoverpa armigera and Acihaea janatha larval solution and their role on rearing silkworm Bombyx mori. J. Exp. Zool., 5: 61-64.

  62. Jayakumar, M., S.J. William, N. Raja, K. Elumalai and A. Jeyasankar, 2002. Mating behavior of a cockroach, Neopolyphaga minisculata (Diptera:Blaberoidea). J. Exp. Zool., 5: 101-106.

  63. Jeyasankar, A., N. Raja, K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar, A. Thangamani and S. Ignacimuthu, 2001. Bioenergitics of silkworm Bombyx mori L. reared on fortificated mulberry leaves. J. Interacadamisia, 5: 340-345.

  64. Jeyasankar A., N. Raja, K. Elumalai, M. Jayakumar, A. Thangamani and S. Ignacimuthu, 2001. Feeding budget of fifth instar larvae of silkworm Bombyx mori L. reared on supplemented mulberry leaves. J. Environ. Ecol., 19: 814-818.

  65. Elumalai, K., E. Ekambaram, S. Rajalakshmi, D. Sudersanam, N. Raja, M. Jayakumar and A. Jeyasankar, 2001. Effect of antibiotics on economic characters of silk worm Bombyx mori L. Indian J. Ecol., 28: 169-173.