Dr. Manickam  Sankar

Dr. Manickam Sankar

Entomologist
E I D Parry India Ltd, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology and Agricultural Entomology from Osmania University, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Biological Control
62%
Entomology
90%
Plant Genetics
75%
Zoology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sankar, M., S. Jaigeetha and M.S. Rao, 2014. Research and development, EID Parry (I) Ltd., Pugalur Sugar factory, Pugalur, Tamil nadu, India exploitation of biocontrol agents, Trichogramma chilonis and Tetrastichus howardi on yield improvement in sugarcane at EID Parry (India) Ltd., sugar mill command areas. Int. J. Innovat. Res. Dev., 3: 314-318.
  2. Sankar, M., S. Jaigeetha and M.S. Rao, 2014. Present and proposed pest control methods in EID parry command area-eco-friendly approach, R&D Centre, E.I.D Parry (India) Ltd., Tamil Nadu. Proceedings of the 45th South Indian Sugarcane Workers Meeting, August 26-27, 2014, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, pp: 76-82.
  3. Kumar, S., K. Divya, M. Sankar and K. Krupanidhi, 2010. Evaluation of insecticides in controlling chafer beetles on rose. Asian J. Exp. Biol. Sci., 1: 119-123.
  4. Divya, K., M. Sankar and K.N. Marulasiddesha, 2010. Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica against three lepidopteran insect pests. Asian J. Exp. Biol. Sci., 1: 183-188.
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  5. Sankar, M., V. Sethuraman, M. Palaniyandi and J.S. Prasad, 2009. Entomopathogenic nematode-Heterorhabditis indica and its compatibility with other biopesticides on the Greater wax moth-Galleria mellonella (L.). Indian J. Sci. Technol., 2: 57-62.
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  6. Sankar, M., J.S. Prasad, A.P. Padmakumari and G. Katti, 2009. Combined application of two entomopathogenic nematodes, Heterorhabditis indica and Steinernema asiaticum to control the rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrosis medinalis (Goen.). J. Biopesticides, 2: 135-140.
  7. Sankar, M., J.S. Prasad, A.P. Padmakumari and G. Katti, 2009. Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica against the rice yellow stem borer, Scirpophaga incertulas (Wlk.) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Biopesticides Int., 5: 68-74.
  8. Kumar, S., M. Sankar, V. Sethuraman and A. Musthak, 2009. Population dynamics of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in the rose environment of Northern Bangalore, India. J. Sci. Technol., 2: 46-52.
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  9. Divya, K., M. Sankar, K.N. Marulasiddesha and K. Krupanidhi, 2009. Combined application of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica and entomopathogens to Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Biopesticides Int., 5: 148-153.
  10. Divya, K., K.N. Marulasiddesha, M. Sankar and K. Krupanidhi, 2009. Population dynamics of spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and its interaction with natural enemies in sorghum ecosystem. Indian J. Sci. Technol., 1: 70-74.
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  11. Divya, K. and M. Sankar, 2009. Entomopathogenic nematodes in pest management. Indian J. Sci. Technol., 2: 53-60.
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  12. Prasad, J.S., O.P. Sharma, G. Katti, I.C. Pasalu, A. Singh and M. Sankar, 2007. Association of white-tip nematode with chaffiness of rice in Haryana. Indian J. Plant Prot., 35: 153-155.
  13. Prasad, J.S., O.P. Sarma, G. Katti, I.C. Pasalu, A. Singh and M. Sankar, 2007. Pest complex in organically grown rice in Haryana. Ecologia, 15: 27-29.
  14. Padmakumari, A.P., J.S. Prasad, G. Katti and M. Sankar, 2007. Rhabditis (Oscheius sp.) a biocontrol agent against rice yellow stem borer, Scirpophaga incertulas (Walker). J. Plant Prot., 35: 255-258.
  15. Marulasiddesha, K.N., M. Sankar and R. Gowda, 2007. Screening of sorghum genotypes against stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) incidence. Spanish J. Agric. Sci., 5: 79-81.
  16. Kumar, R.M., J.S. Prasad, M. Sankar and A.G.K. Murthy, 2007. Influence of phosphorus levels and Phosphorus Solubilising Bacteria (PSB)-application methods on root nematode populations in rice based cropping systems. Indian J. Nematol., 37: 50-55.
  17. Sankar, M., T. Selvisabhanayakam and J.S. Prasad, 2006. Effect of nimbicidine on the histopathological changes in the testis of Sphaerodema molestum (Duf.) (Hemiptera: Belastomidae). J. Cell Tissue Res., 6: 563-566.
  18. Prasad, J.S., C.H.M. Vijayakumar, M. Sankar, K.S. Varaprasad, M.S. Prasad and Y.K. Rao, 2006. Root-knot nematode resistance in advanced back cross populations of rice developed for water stress conditions. Nematol. Medit., 34: 3-8.
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  19. Marulasiddesha, K.N. and M. Shankar, 2006. Population dynamics of spotted stem borer, Chilo partellus (Swinhoe) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and its interaction with natural enemies in sorghum ecosystem. J. Biol. Sci., 32: 22-27.
  20. Katti, G., J.S. Prasad, A.P. Padmakumari and M. Sankar, 2006. Effect of storage periods on survival and infectivity of indigenous entomopathogenic nematodes of insect pests of rice. Nematol. Medit., 34: 37-41.
  21. Varaprasad, K.S., J.S. Prasad, Y.R. Rao, E.S. Rao and M. Sankar, 2005. Comparative efficacy of some oil cakes and extracts against root-knot nematode in tomato and brinjal. Indian J. Plant Protection, 33: 268-272.
  22. Prasad, J.S., K.S. Varaprasad, Y.R. Rao, E.S. Rao and M. Sankar, 2005. Comparative efficacy of some oil seed cakes and extracts against root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne graminicola) infection in rice. Nematologia Mediterranea, 33: 191-194.
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