Dr. Michael Gabriel Paulraj

Dr. Michael Gabriel Paulraj

Scientist
Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Zoology from St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India

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Biography

Dr. Michael Gabriel Paulraj is currently working as Scientist at Loyola College, India. He obtained his Ph.D. in Zoology from Bharathidasan University, India. His main area of interest related to Entomology. His area of expertise includes Botanical Pesticides, Insect Diversity, Biological Control, Integrated Pest Management, Vector Control, Crop Protection, Vermicompost, Stored product Pest Management, and induced Resistance in Plants. He has more than 55 publications in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Entomology
62%
Botanical Pesticides
90%
Biological Control
75%
Integrated Pest Management
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Sivaraman, G., M.G. Paulraj, K. Balakrishna, S.S. Irudayaraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2017. Biological effects of active fraction isolated from Hydnocarpus pentandra (Bunch.-Ham.) Oken seeds against Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 50: 262-274.
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  2. Sivanandhan, S., A. Khusro, M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2017. Biocontrol properties of basidiomycetes: An overview. J. Fungi, Vol. 3. 10.3390/jof3010002.
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  3. Paulraj, M.G., S. Ignacimuthu, M.R. Gandhi, A. Shajahan, P. Ganesan, S.M. Packiam and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2017. Comparative studies of tripolyphosphate and glutaraldehyde cross-linked chitosan-botanical pesticide nanoparticles and their agricultural applications. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 104: 1813-1819.
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  4. Nattudurai, G., K. Baskar, M.G. Paulraj, V.I. Hairul Islam, S. Ignacimuthu and V. Duraipandiyan, 2017. Toxic effect of Atalantia monophylla essential oil on Callosobruchus maculatus and Sitophilus oryzae. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res., 24: 1619-1629.
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  5. Ganesan, P., R.H.A. David, A.D. Reegan, M.R. Gandhi, M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2017. Isolation and molecular characterization of actinomycetes with antimicrobial and mosquito larvicidal properties. Beni-Suef Univ. J. Basic Applied Sci., 6: 209-217.
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  6. Ganesan, P., A.D. Reegan, R.H.A. David, M.R. Gandhi, M.G. Paulraj, N.A. Al-Dhabi and S. Ignacimuthu, 2017. Antimicrobial activity of some actinomycetes from Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India. Alexandria J. Med., 53: 101-110.
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  7. Reegan, A.D., S.A. Ceasar, M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2016. Current status of genome editing in vector mosquitoes: A review. Biosci. Trends, 10: 424-432.
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  8. Reegan, A.D., M.R. Gandhi, G. Sivaraman, K.F. Cecilia and R. Ravindhran et al., 2016. Bioefficacy of Ecbolin A and Ecbolin B isolated from Ecbolium viride (Forsk) Alston on dengue vector, Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasite Epidemiol. Control, 1: 78-84.

  9. Paulraj, M.G., S. Ignacimuthu and A.D. Reegan, 2016. Gene silencing and gene drive in dengue vector control. Indian J. Nat. Prod. Resour., 7: 193-200.

  10. Munusamy, R.G., D.R. Appadurai, S. Kuppusamy, G.P. Michael and I. Savarimuthu, 2016. Ovicidal and larvicidal activities of some plant extracts against Aedes aegypti L. and Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pac. J. Trop. Dis., 6: 468-471.
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  11. Kumar, D.R., P.S. Kumar, M.R. Gandhi, N.A. Al-Dhabi, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2016. Delivery of chitosan/dsRNA nanoparticles for silencing of wing development vestigial (vg) gene in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Int. J. Biol. Macromol., 86: 89-95.
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  12. Gandhi, M.R., A.D. Reegan, P. Ganesan, K. Sivasankaran and M.G. Paulraj et al., 2016. Larvicidal and pupicidal activities of Alizarin, isolated from roots of Rubia cordifolia against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae). Neotrop. Entomol., 45: 441-448.
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  13. Esakkimuthu, S., S. Mutheeswaran, S. Arvinth, M.G. Paulraj, P. Pandikumar and S. Ignacimuthu, 2016. Quantitative ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants given for cardiometabolic diseases by the non-institutionally trained siddha practitioners of Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu, India. J. Ethnopharmacol., 186: 329-342.
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  14. Devadass, B.J., M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu, S.T. Agastian and N.A. Al Dhabi, 2016. Antimicrobial activity of soil actinomycetes isolated from Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu, India. J. Bacteriol. Mycol.: Open Access, Vol. 3. 10.15406/jbmoa.2016.03.00059.
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  15. Anbalagan, V., M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu, K. Baskar and J. Gunasekaran, 2016. Natural enemy (Arthropoda-Insecta) biodiversity in vegetable crops in Northeastern Tamil Nadu, India. Int. Lett. Nat. Sci., 53: 28-33.

  16. War, A.R., M. Gabriel Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and H.C. Sharma, 2015. Induced resistance to Helicoverpa armigera through exogenous application of jasmonic acid and salicylic acid in groundnut, Arachis hypogaea. Pest Manage. Sci., 71: 72-82.
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  17. Saravanan, S., V.I. Hairul Islam, H.A. David, R.L. Sundaram and M. Chellappandian et al., 2015. Bioassay guided fractionation and identification of active anti-inflammatory constituent from Delonix elata flowers using RAW 264.7 cells. Pharm. Biol., 53: 174-184.
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  18. Reegan, A.D., M.R. Gandhi, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2015. Ovicidal and oviposition deterrent activities of medicinal plant extracts against Aedes aegypti L. and Culex quinquefasciatus say mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Osong Public Health Res. Persp., 6: 64-69.
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  19. Paulraj, M.G., P.S. Kumar, S. Ignacimuthu and D. Sukumaran, 2015. Natural Insecticides from Actinomycetes and other Microbes for Vector Mosquito Control. In: Herbal Insecticides, Repellents and Biomedicines: Effectiveness and Commercialization, Veer, V. and R. Gopalakrishnan (Eds.). Springer Publications, India, pp: 85-99.

  20. Nattudurai, G., S.S. Irudayaraj, M. Gabriel Paulraj, K. Baskar and S. Ignacimuthu, 2015. Insecticidal and repellent activities of Toddalia asiatica Lam. extracts against three major stored product insects. Entomol. Ornithol. Herpetol., Vol. 4. .
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  21. Anbalagan, V., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2015. Biodiversity of insects in organic and chemical vegetable fields in Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu, India. Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 3: 122-129.

  22. Varghese, P.K., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Impact of seasons and human interference on diversity of Hawkmoths (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) in Rajmahal hills, Jharkhand, India. Int. J. Adv. Life Sci., 7: 293-300.

  23. Varghese, P.K., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Effect of climate (seasons) on biodiversity of noctuidae in Rajmahal hills area of Santhal Parganas, Jharkhand, India. Elixir Biodivers., 70: 24092-24096.

  24. Sivaraman, G., M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N. Abdullah Al-Dhabi, 2014. Bioefficacy of seed extracts of Strychnos nux-vomica and Semicarpus anacardium against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Agric. Food Sci., 4: 73-77.

  25. Sivaraman, G., M.G Paulraj, M. Rajiv Gandhi, A. Daniel Reegan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Larvicidal potential of Hydnocarpus pentandra (Buch.-Ham.) Oken seed extracts against Aedes aegypti Linn. and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 2: 109-112.
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  26. Sivaraman, G., M. Gabriel Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al-Dhabi, 2014. Bioefficacy of Cleome viscose L. and Sinapis alba L. seed extracts against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 2: 211-217.

  27. Saravanan, S., V.I. Hairul Islam, N.P. Babu, P. Pandikumar and K. Thirugnanasambantham et al., 2014. Swertiamarin attenuates inflammation mediators via modulating NF-κB/I kappa;B and JAK2/STAT3 transcription factors in adjuvant induced arthritis. Eur. J. Pharmaceut. Sci., 56: 70-86.
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  28. Saravanan, S., V.I. Hairul Islam, K. Thirugnanasambantham, N. Pazhanivel, N. Raghuraman, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Swertiamarin ameliorates inflammation and osteoclastogenesis intermediates in IL-1β induced rat fibroblast-like synoviocytes. Inflam. Res., 63: 451-462.
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  29. Saravanan, S., P. Pandikumar, N.P. Babu, V.I.H. Islam and K. Thirugnanasambantham et al., 2014. In vivo and in vitro immunomodulatory potential of swertiamarin isolated from Enicostema axillare (Lam.) A. Raynal that acts as an anti-inflammatory agent. Inflammation, 37: 1374-1388.

  30. Reegan, A.D., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Effect of niloticin, a protolimonoid isolated from Limonia acidissima L. (Rutaceae) on the immature stages of dengue vector Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Acta Tropica, 139: 67-76.
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  31. Rajiv Gandhi, M., A. Daniel Reegan, G. Sivaraman, K. Sivasankaran, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Larvicidal and repellent activities of Tylophora indica (Burm. F.) Merr. (Asclepiadaceae) against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 2: 113-117.

  32. Pavunraj, M., K. Baskar, M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and S. Janarthanan, 2014. Phagodeterrence and insecticidal activity of Hyptis suaveolens (Poit.) against four important lepidopteran pests. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Protect., 47: 113-121.
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  33. Nattudurai, G., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Toddalia asiatica essential oil: A potential natural fumigant and repellent against three coleopteran pests of stored products. Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 2: 246-255.

  34. Nattudurai, G., C. Balachandran, M.G. Paulraj, V. Duraipandiyan, S. Ignacimuthu and N.A. Al Dhabi, 2014. Cytotoxic and antioxidant properties of fractions isolated from Feronia elephantum. Int. J. Pharm. Pharmaceut. Sci., 6: 210-214.
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  35. Hairul Islam, V.I., S. Saravanan, J.P.P. Raj, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Myroides pelagicus from the gut of Drosophila melanogaster attenuates inflammation on dextran sodium sulfate-induced colitis. Digest. Dis. Sci., 59: 1121-1133.
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  36. Govindaraj, R., M. Gabriel Paulraj, K. Sankarasivaraman and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. A new record of Hygrocybe calyptriformis (Berk. & Broome) Fayod (Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae) from Anaimalai Hills, Southern Western Ghats of India. J. Acad. Ind. Res., 3: 266-268.

  37. Gandhi, G.R., P. Vanlalhruaia, A. Stalin, S.S. Irudayaraj, S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2014. Polyphenols-rich Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub. beans show hypoglycemic and β-cells protective effects in type 2 diabetic rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 6: 358-365.
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  38. Gandhi, G.R., G. Jothi, P.J. Antony, K. Balakrishna and M.G. Paulraj et al., 2014. Gallic acid attenuates high-fat diet fed-streptozotocin-induced insulin resistance via partial agonism of PPARγ in experimental type 2 diabetic rats and enhances glucose uptake through translocation and activation of GLUT4 in PI3K/p-Akt signaling pathway. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 745: 201-216.
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  39. Gabriel Paulraj, M., N. Shanmugam and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Antifeedant activity and toxicity of two alkaloids from Adhatoda vasica Nees leaves against diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Linn.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) larvae. Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Prot., 47: 1832-1840.
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  40. Daniel Reegan, A., R. Vinoth Kannan, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Synergistic effects of essential oil-based cream formulations against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Asia-Pacific Entomol., 17: 327-331.
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  41. Daniel Reegan, A., M. Rajiv Gandhi, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2014. Larvicidal activity of medicinal plant extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti L. mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). Int. J. Pure Applied Zool., 2: 205-210.
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  42. Chellappandian, M., P. Pandikumar, S. Mutheeswaran, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Prabakaran et al., 2014. Documentation and quantitative analysis of local ethnozoological knowledge among traditional healers of Theni district, Tamil Nadu, India. J. Ethnopharmacol., 154: 116-130.
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  43. Amruthraj, N.J., J.P.P. Raj, M.G Paulraj and L.A. Lebel, 2014. Report on micro moth Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) infestation in Capsicum chinense Bhut Jolokia fruit. IOSR J. Agric. Vet. Sci., 7: 41-45.

  44. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and H.C. Sharma, 2013. Defensive responses in groundnut against chewing and sap-sucking insects. J. Plant Growth Regul., 32: 259-272.
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  45. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, B. Hussain, A.A. Buhroo, S. Ignacimuthu and H.C. Sharma, 2013. Effect of plant secondary metabolites on Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.). J. Pest Sci., 86: 399-408.

  46. Saravanan, S., S. Mutheeswaran, M. Saravanan, M. Chellappandian and M.G. Paulraj et al., 2013. Ameliorative effect of Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J. Sm., an ethnomedicinal plant, in arthritic animals. Food Chemical Toxicol., 51: 356-363.
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  47. Saravanan, S., P., Pandikumar, N. Pazhanivel, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Hepatoprotective role of Abelmoschus esculentus (Linn.) Moench., on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury. Toxicol. Mechan. Meth., 23: 528-536.
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  48. Reegan, A.D., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Isolation and characterization of Halotolerant bacteria associated with the midgut of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. (Diptera: Culicidae). Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 16: 1311-1317.
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  49. Reegan, A.D., A.V. Kinsalin, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Larvicidal, ovicidal and repellent activities of marine sponge Cliona celata (Grant) extracts against Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae). Asian Pacific J. Trop. Med., Vol. 2013. .
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  50. Ramar, M., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Screening of pupicidal activity of some essential oils against Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Peak J. Med. Plant Res., 1: 9-12.

  51. Ramar, M., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Preliminary screening of plant essential oils against larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Afr. J. Biotechnol., 12: 6480-6483.
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  52. Hemanth, V., C. Satish Kumar, D. Manikandan, F. Musarrat, A.P. Preetham and M.G. Paulraj, 2013. An unusual cause of late tracheostomy bleed. Case Rep. Clin. Med., 2: 260-262.

  53. Gandhi, G.R., A. Stalin, K. Balakrishna, S. Ignacimuthu, M.G. Paulraj and R. Vishal, 2013. Insulin sensitization via partial agonism of PPARγ and glucose uptake through translocation and activation of GLUT4 in PI3K/p-Akt signaling pathway by embelin in type 2 diabetic rats. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects, 1830: 2243-2255.
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  54. Daniel Reegan, A., V.A. Kinsalin, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Larvicidal, ovicidal, and repellent activities of marine sponge Cliona celata (Grant) extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). ISRN Entomol., Vol. 2013. .
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  55. Anbalagan, V., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Odonata diversity (Insecta: Arthropoda) in rice and vegetable fields in a North-Eastern district of Tamil Nadu, India. J. Res. Biol., 3: 977-983.

  56. Anbalagan, V., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2013. Biodiversity of predatory ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in four different crops in North-Eastern districts of Tamil Nadu, India. Int. J. Adv. Life Sci., 6: 434-439.

  57. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, T. Ahmad, A.A. Buhroo, B. Hussain, S. Ignacimuthu and H.C. Sharma, 2012. Mechanisms of plant defense against insect herbivores. Plant Signal. Behav., 7: 1306-1320.
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  58. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Differential defensive response of groundnut germplasms to Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Plant Interact., 7: 45-55.
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  59. Saravanan, S., V.H. Islam, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Protective effect of Enicostema axillare on mutagenicity of Salmonella typhimurium by increasing free radical scavenging abilities. Pharmaceut. Biol., 50: 698-706.
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  60. Saravanan, S., N.P. Babu, P. Pandikumar, M.K. Raj, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Immunomodulatory potential of Enicostema axillare (Lam.) A. Raynal,a traditional medicinal plant. J. Ethnopharmacol., 40: 239-246.
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  61. Pavunraj, M., M.G. Pulraj, S. Selva Kumar, M.R.K. Rao and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Feeding deterrence, larvicidal and haemolymph protein profiles of an Indian traditional medicinal plant Alangium salviifolium (L.f.) Wangerin on cluster caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Arch. Phytopathol. Plant Prot., 45: 2066-2075.
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  62. Nattudurai, G., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. Fumigant toxicity of volatile synthetic compounds and natural oils against the red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum. J. King Saud Univ., 24: 153-159.
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  63. Gandhi, G.R., S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2012. Hypoglycemic and β-cells regenerative effects of Aegle marmelos (L.) Corr. bark extract in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 50: 1667-1674.
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  64. Baskar, A.A., K.S. Al Numair, M.G. Paulraj, M.A. Alsaif, M.A. Muamar and S. Ignacimuthu, 2012. β-sitosterol prevents lipid peroxidation and improves antioxidant status and histoarchitecture in rats with 1,2-dimethylhydrazine-induced colon cancer. J. Med. Food, 15: 335-343.
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  65. War, A.R., S. Lingathurai, M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Oxidative response of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) to Salicylic acid, neem oil formulation and Acalypha fruticosa leaf extract. Am. J. Plant Physiol., 6: 209-219.
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  66. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Role of salicylic acid in induction of plant defense system in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.). Plant Signal. Behav., 6: 1787-1792.
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  67. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Jasmonic acid-mediated induced resistance in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Plant Growth. Regul., (In Press). 10.1007/s0034-011-9213-0.
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  68. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Herbivore-induced resistance in different groundnut germplasm lines to Asian armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Acta Physiol. Plant., (In Press). 10.1007/s11738-011-0833-6.
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  69. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Herbivore-and elicitor-induced resistance in groundnut to asian armyworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Plant Signal. Behav., 6: 1769-1777.
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  70. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Differential defensive response of groundnut to Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae). J. Plant Interact., (In Press). 10.1080/17429145.2011.587898.
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  71. War, A.R., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Synergistic activity of endosulfan with neem oil formulation against tobacco caterpillar Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Entomol., 8: 530-538.
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  72. War, A.R., H.C. Sharma, M.G. Paulraj, M.Y. War and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Herbivore induced plant volatiles: Their role in plant defense for pest management. Plant Signal. Behav., 6: 1973-1978.
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  73. Reegan, A.D., R.W.A. Jesudasan, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Comparative efficacy of mosquito coils on Anopheles stephensi (Liston), Aedes aegypti (Linn.) and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae). Elixir. Bio. Diver., 35: 2912-2916.

  74. Ponnusamy, K., S. Jose, I. Savarimuthu, G.P. Michael and M. Redenbach, 2011. Genetic diversity study of Chromobacterium violaceum isolated from Kolli hills by amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis (ARDRA) and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD). Lett. Applied Microbiol., 53: 341-349.
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  75. Paulraj, M.G., A.D. Reegan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Toxicity of benzaldehyde and propionic acid against immature and adult stages of Aedes aegypti (Linn.) and Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Entomol., 8: 539-547.
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  76. Lingathurai, S., S.E. Vendan, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Antifeedant and larvicidal activities of Acalypha fruticosa Forssk. (Euphorbiaceae) against Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae) larvae. J. King Saud Univ.-Sci., 23: 11-16.
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  77. Gnanasekaran, S., M.G. Paulraj, K. Sivasankaran and S. Ignacimuthu, 2011. Diversity of Odonata (Insecta) in the surrounding areas of Poondi Reservoir (Tiruvallur District) in Tamil Nadu. Hexapoda, 18: 18-23.

  78. Gandhi, G.R., S. Ignacimuthu, M.G. Paulraj and P. Sasikumar, 2011. Antihyperglycemic activity and antidiabetic effect of methyl caffeate isolated from Solanum torvum Swartz. fruit in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Eur. J. Pharmacol., 670: 623-631.
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  79. Gandhi, G.R., S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2011. Solanum torvum Swartz. fruit containing phenolic compounds shows antidiabetic and antioxidant effects in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. Food Chem. Toxicol., 49: 2725-2733.
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  80. Duraipandiyan, V., S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2011. Antifeedant and larvicidal activities of Rhein isolated from the flowers of Cassia fistula L. Saudi J. Biol. Sci., 18: 129-133.
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  81. Chakkaravarthy, V.M., T. Ambrose, S. Vincent, R. Arunachalam, M.G. Paulraj, S. Ignacimuthu and G. Annadurai, 2011. Bioefficacy of Azadirachta indica (A. juss) and Datura metel (Linn.) leaves extracts in controlling Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Entomol., 8: 191-197.
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  82. Baskar, A.A., S. Ignacimuthu, M.G. Paulraj and K.S. Al Numair, 2011. Cancer chemopreventive potential of Luteolin-7-O-Glucoside isolated from Ophiorrhiza mungos Linn. Nutr. Cancer, 63: 130-138.
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  83. Vendan, S.E., S. Lingathurai, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Bioefficacy of neem oil formulation with Hydnocarpus alpina leaf extract against Spodoptera litura. Int. J. Curr. Res., 3: 78-82.
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  84. Vendan, S.E., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Glutathione S-transferase Activity and Larval Mortality in Taxifolin 3-O-rhamnoside Treated Helicoverpa armigera Hub. and Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In: Non-Chemical Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 64-71.

  85. Sivasankaran, K., J.I. Madani, S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2010. A survey of Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India. Entomon, 35: 1-8.

  86. Ponnusamy, K., M. Ramasamy, I. Savarimuthu, and M.G. Paulraj, 2010. Indirubin potentiates ciprofloxacin activity in the NorA efflux pump of Staphylococcus aureus. Scand. J. Infect. Dis., 42: 500-505.
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  87. Paulraj, M.G. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Feeding Deterrent and Lethal Effects of Mangrove Plant Extracts against Epilachna vigintioctopunctata Fab. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Atractomorpha crenulata Fab. (Orthoptera: Pyrgomorphidae). In: Non-Chemical Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 32-38.

  88. Lingathurai, S., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Toxicity and Feeding Deterrent Effect of Acalypha fruticosa Linn. (Euphorbiaceae) on Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae. In: Non-Chemical Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 46-53.

  89. Lingathurai, S., A.R. War, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Antifeedant and Insecticidal Activities of some Plants against Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Nocuidae) larvae. In: Non-Chemical Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 58-63.

  90. Ezhil Vendan, S., S. Lingathurai, M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2010. Incidence of Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Argemone mexicana Linn. (Papaveraceae). Insect Environ., 16: 20-21.

  91. Baskar, A.A., S. Ignacimuthu, M.G. Paulraj and K.S. Al Numair, 2010. Chemopreventive potential of β-sitosterol in experimental colon cancer model-an In vitro and In vivo study. BMC Complementary Altern. Med. Vol., 10. 10.1186/1472-6882-10-24.
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  92. Vendan, S.E., K. Baskar, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2009. Antifeedant and Larvicidal Effects of Hydnocarpus Alpine Wt. (Flacourtiaceae) Extracts against the Larvae of Helicoverpa armigera Hub. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In: Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.). Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 210-216.

  93. Paulraj, M.G., V. Anbalagan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2009. Distribution of grasshoppers among different host plants and habitats in two districts of Tamil Nadu, India. J. Threatened Taxa, 1: 203-206.

  94. Paulraj, M.G. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2009. Impact of neem and karanj oil formulation and Hyptis suaveolens leaf extract on feeding, survival, histology and protein profile of four lepidopteran pests. In: Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David, (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 200-209.

  95. Nattudurai, G., M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2009. Fumigation Effect of Essential Oils and Formaldehyde against Stored Product Pests. In: Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and B.V. David (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 277-283.

  96. Kannan, P., S. Ignacimuthu and M.G. Paulraj, 2009. Buffering capacity and membrane H+ conductance of protease producing facultative alkaliphilic bacteria Bacillus flexus from mangrove soil. Indian J. Biochem. Biophys., 46: 261-265.
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  97. Ignacimuthu, S. and M.G. Paulraj, 2009. Non-chemical insect pest management. Curr. Sci. Vol., 97. .

  98. Baskar, K., S. Kingsley, S.E. Vendan, M.G. Paulraj, V. Duraipandiyan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2009. Antifeedant, larvicidal and pupicidal activities of Atalantia monophylla (L) correa against Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Chemosphere, 75: 355-359.
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  99. Ramar, M., V. Duraipandiyan, M.G. Paulraj, S.E. Vendan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2008. Larvicidal and Pupicidal Properties of Croton sparciflorus Linn. (Euphorbiacear) Leaf Extract Against Culex quinquefasciatus Say. In: Recent Trends in Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj, (Eds.). Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., Darya Ganj, Delhi, pp: 236-239.

  100. Paulraj, M.G. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2008. Antifeedant Activity of Alangium salviifolium (L.F.) Wangerin (Alangiaceae) Leaf Extracts on Asian Armyworm Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In: Recent Trends in Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 185-190.

  101. Lingathura, S., S. Ezilvendan, M.G. Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2008. Antifeedant and Growth Inhibiting Effects of Morinda tinctoria Roxb. against Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In: Recent Trends in Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 195-200..

  102. Gabriel Paulraj, M. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2008. Moth fauna in parts of North-eastern Tamil Nadu, India. Insect Environ., 14: 51-53.

  103. Pavunraj, M., N. Raja, M.G. Paulraj, V. Duraipandiyan and S. Ignacimuthu, 2007. Antifeedant and Larvicidal Effect of Lippia javanica (Burm.f) Spreng. Leaf Extracts on Common Cutworm, Spodoptera litura (Fab.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). In: Biotechnology and Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 163-168.

  104. Pavunraj, M., M. Gabriel Paulraj and S. Ignacimuthu, 2007. Effect of Plant volatile oils in protecting stored Peanuts against Tribolium castaneum (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) infestation. Insect Environ., 13: 3-4.

  105. Paulraj, M.G. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2007. Effect of some Volatile Oils on Life Stages and Orientation Behaviour of Lasioderma serricorne (Fab.) (Coleoptera: Anobiidae). In: Biotechnology and Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.)., Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, pp: 171-176.

  106. Muthukumaravel, K., P. Kumarasamy, A. Amsath and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2007. Toxic effect of Cadmium on the electrophoretic protein patterns of gill and muscle of Oreochromis mossambicus. E-J. Chem., 4: 284-286.
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  107. Murugesan, A.G., J. Ruby and M.G. Paulraj, 2007. Host preference of Neochetina bruchi Hustache and N. eichhorniae Warner towards leaves and their aqueous extracts of chosen agricultural and horticultural crops. Indian J. weed sci., 39: 81-84.
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  108. Gabriel Paulraj, M. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2007. Occurrence of hyperparasitism on Cotesia sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), an effective parasitoid of Pericallia ricini (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomon, 32: 231-234.
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  109. Paulraj, M.G. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2006. Natural Enemy Fauna in a Diversified Agroecosystem. In: Biodiversity and Insect Pest Management, Ignacimuthu, S. and S. Jayaraj (Eds.)., Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, pp: 340-345.

  110. Kannan, P., S. Ignacimuthu and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2006. Facultative alkalophilic bacteria from mangrove soil with varying buffering capacity and H+ conductance. Indian J. Biochem. Biophys., 43: 382-385.
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  111. Murugesan, A.G., M.G. Paulraj, J. Ruby and N. Sukumaran, 2005. Bio-control potential of weevils Neochetina bruchi and Neochetina eichhorniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and snail Pila globosa on Water hyacinth. J. Exp. Zool. India, 8: 365-369.

  112. Murugesan, A.G., J. Ruby, M.G. Paulraj and N. Sukumaran, 2005. Impact of different densities and temperature regimes on the feeding behaviour of waterhyacinth weevils, Neochetina bruchi and N. eichhorniae on Eichhornia crassipes. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 7: 73-76.
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  113. Gabriel Paulraj, M. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Predatory insect fauna in mixed cropping agroecosystems in Northeastern Tamil Nadu. Insect Environ., 11: 79-82.

  114. Gabriel Palulraj, M. and S. Ignacimuthu, 2005. Butterfly diversity in and around Chennai. J. Entomol. Res., 29: 345-348.

  115. Murugesan, A.G., J. Ruby and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2004. Sustained management of the floating aquatic weed Eichhornia crassipes (Solms.) Mart. employing potential arthropodan biocontrol agents. National J. Life Sci., 1: 123-128.

  116. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 2003. Insect pests and beneficial arthropods of groundnut in relation to wind velocity. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 5: 101-103.

  117. Murugesan, A.G. and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2003. Feeding potential of Fool's gold beetle Aspidomorpha miliaris (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Ipomoea carnea Jacq. J. Biol. control, 17: 171-174.

  118. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 2001. Rearing and life table of reduviid predator Rhynocoris marginatus Fab. (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) on Spodoptera litura Fab. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae. J. Appl. Entomol., 125: 321-325.
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  119. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 2001. Efficacy of chosen plants against gram pod borer Helicoverpa armigera Hubner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Adv. Zool., 22: 8-14.

  120. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 2001. Effect of cold storage on egg hatching in two reduviid predators, Rhynocoris marginatus Fab. and R. fuscipes Fab. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Belgian J. Entomol., 3: 201-207.
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  121. Sahayaraj, K. and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2001. Behaviour of Rhynocoris marginatus (Fabricius) (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) to chemical cues from three lepidopteran pests. J. Biol. Control, 15: 1-4.

  122. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 2000. Impact of some plant products on the befaviour of Tribolium castaneum in groundnut seed. Int. Arachis Newsletter, 20: 75-76.

  123. Sahayaraj, K. and M. Gabriel Paulraj, 2000. Impact of Tridax procumbens leaf extract on Spodoptera litura Fab. behaviour, development and juvenometry. Insect Environ., 5: 149-150.

  124. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 1999. Toxicity of some plant extracts against life stages of a reduviid predator, Rhynocoris marginatus. Indian J. Entomol., 61: 342-344.

  125. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 1999. Effect of plant products on the eggs of Rhynocoris marginatus Fab. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Insect Environ., 5: 23-24.

  126. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 1998. Screening the relative toxicity of some plant extracts to Spodoptera litura Fab. (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of Groundnut. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 7: 557-560.

  127. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 1998. Relative toxicity of some plant extracts to Groundnut leaf miner, Aproaerema modicella Dev. Int. Arachis Newsletter, 18: 27-29.
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  128. Sahayaraj, K. and M.G. Paulraj, 1998. Effect of neem leaf extract on Amsacta albistriga Walker. Insect Environ., 4 : 42-43.