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A Contribution of ICAR National Fellow Project

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National Fellow Project Publication


Research Articles

  1. Mahapatro GK, Debajyoti C and Gautam RD (2017) Indian indigenous traditional knowledge (ITK) on termites: ecofriendly approaches to sustainable management. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, Vol.16, 2017 (in press)(accepted on 9-08-16)

  2. Mahapatro GK and (2016) Termites as structural pest: status in Indian scenario. Proc Natl Acad Sci India Sect B Biol Sci. DOI: 10.1007/s40011-016-0837-5

  3. Mahapatro GK (2016) Can insecticide resistance be developed in termites? Current Science (accepted with minor revision, MS# 14516, 9-09-15)
                                                                     
  4. Thube SH, Mahapatro GK and Arunkumar MB (2016) In vitro evaluation of insecticides, bio-fungicide and bio-fertilizer for strategic and eco-friendly combinatorial seed treatments in chickpea.  Proc Natl Acad Sci India Sect B Biol Sci. DOI: 10.1007/s40011-016-0794-z (online)

  5. Mahapatro GK, Kolla Sreedevi and Sachin K (2015) Krishnakumar. Current Science 108 (12): 2277-2278. 

  6. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2013) Reporting first time Heterotermes indicola (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from Delhi  Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences  83 (4): 459-462.

  7. Mahapatro GK and Monika S (2015) Molecular identification of fungi associated with fungal garden of termite Odontotermes obesus. Tropical Ecology (under review)

  8. Mahapatro GK and K Arun  Kumar (2015) Impact of pesticides on soil microbial community structure and soil biochemical indicators in termite invasive agricultural field. Journal of Environmental Biology (under review)

  9. Mahapatro GK, Sachin K and Monika S (2016) An updated list of termites (Insecta: Isoptera) for Sovereign India.  J. Threatened Taxa  (JoTT MS # 04131, under final editorial check)

  10. Sithik LM and Mahapatro GK (2016) Varietal sensitivity to common insecticidal seed treatments in wheat. Indian J. Ent. 77(4): (accepted).

  11. Mahapatro GK, Sachin Kumar and Sharma K (2016) New record of pest status of Microtermes mycophagus in potato. Indian J Ent.  78(3): 287. DOI No.: 10.5958/0974-8172.2016.00075.4 

  12. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2015) Review on the incidence and management of coconut termites. Indian J Ent. 77(2): 152-159. DOI: 10.5958/0974-8172.2015.00031.0

  13. Mahapatro GK (2015) Ethno-entomology: termites as food and medicine. Current Biotica 9(1): 5-8.     

  14. Mahapatro GK and Kolla Srideevi (2014) Indigenous approaches for the management of termite and white grub in upland rice.  Current Biotica 8(1): 97-108.

  15. Thube SH, Mahapatro GK and Arun Kumar MB (2014) In vitro evaluation of insecticidal seed treatments in wheat. Indian J. Ent. 7(3): 215-218.

  16. Arun Kumar K and Mahapatro GK (2014) Pseudo-imitation through phospholipid fatty acid (PLFA) analysis-possibly paves the way to sustainability. Current Biotica8(1): 97-108.

  17. Mahapatro GK and Patra AK (2014) Nanocrystalline silica from termitarium-soil-system: a note on newer dimensions. Current Biotica 8(1): 1-4.

  18. Mahapatro GK, Das TK, Irani M and Gajbhiye VT (2013) Screening of some termiticides against termites in wheat agro-ecosystem. Indian J. Ent. 75(4): 336-337.

  19. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2013) Termites of Delhi: diversity and pest status. Indian Forester 139(12): 1151-1153.

  20. Mahapatro GK (2010) Insecticidal activity of cashew nut shell liquid against two lepidopteran pests. Indian J. Ent. 73(2): 121-124.

  21. Mahapatro GK (2008) A refined damage rate scoring method for tea mosquito bug infestation in cashew. Indian J. Ent. 70(3): 273-277.

  22. Mahapatro GK (2008) Helopeltis management in cashew: a critical review. Indian J. Ent. 70(4): 293-308.

    Extension/Research Bulletins


  23. Mahapatro GK et al. (2016) Termite Management in Horti-agri-ecosystem (English, 10-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  24. Mahapatro GK (2016) Termite Management in Horti-agri-ecosystem (Hindi, 10-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  25. Mahapatro GK (2016 Termite Management in Horti-agri-ecosystem (Bengali, 10-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  26. Mahapatro GK (2016) Krishi sabgadhitta bhawan nirman me dimak niyantran: kuch bybaharik sujhav (Hindi, 6-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  27. Mahapatro GK (2015) Farmers’ Guide on Pusa push-pull for Termite Management in Maize-wheat System (English, 6-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  28. Mahapatro GK (2015) Pusa akarshan-pratyakarshan padhatti: dimak daman ka ek abhinav tarika (Hindi, 6-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  29. Thube SH, Baig M and Mahapatro GK (2015) Seed treatment for termites (Hindi, pamphlet). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

  30. Mahapatro GK (2012) (Termites in agriculture and their control)(In Hindi, 10-leaves). National Fellow ICAR Project, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi.

    Books/booklets


  31. Mahapatro GK, Sachin Kumar and Arunkumar K (2014) A Manual: Collection, Preservation and Identification of Termites. ICAR National Fellow Project, Division of Entomology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. 26p.

    Chapters in Book Included proceeding full papers


  32. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2015) Termite Management in Horticulture. In: Advances in Pest Management Technology (eds. Chakraborty AK et al.), Invited Chapter.

  33. Mahapatro GK and Ashok Bhatnagar (2015) Termites in Agricultural Crops & their Management. In: The XVIII Group Meeting of All India Network Project on Soil Arthropod Pests, June 19-20, 2015 at CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalya, Palampur (HP).

  34. Mahapatro GK (2016) Integrated termite management: in the context of indoor and outdoor pest status. Springer Publication (Eds: Md. Aslam Khan and Wasim Ahmad), Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Jazan University, KSA (pressinvited book chapter).

  35. Mahapatro GK (2016) Integrated Pest Management in floriculture for urban and rural prosperity. Pp.38-48. Souvenir & Abstracts. In: Silver Jubilee National Conference on Floriculture and Landscaping for Urban & Rural Prosperity, Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture, 28-29 February, 2016, ICAR – IARI, New Delhi. 162p.

  36. Mahapatro GK (2015) Soil arthropods, molluscs and their management (Section: Pests of General Importance). Pp. 68-77. In: Compendium of Lecture notes, ICAR – Winter School, 26 Feb – 18 Mar 2015, ICAR – NRCIPM, New Delhi. Pp.545.

  37. Mahapatro GK (2014) Termites - An Ideal Model of Selective and Opportunistic r and K Strategist Caste System. In: National Symposium on Entomology as a Science and IPM as a Technology- the way forward, November 14-15, College of Horticulture and Forestry Central Agricultural University, Pasighat-791002, Arunachal Pradesh. 192p.

  38. Mahapatro  GK and  Sachin Kumar (2012) Termite management courses: National need in teaching and research front.  Pp.191-196. In: Agricultural Research and Sustainable Development in India (eds. SP Singh, PR Shukla, T Nath & R Kumar. DK Agencies Pvt Ltd. (DK 224238).

  39. Mahapatro GK and Vishwa Nath (2011) Biopesticides from bioenergy sector: the potential of petrocrop - Jatropha (Jatropha curcas). Pp.  In: Plant Protection Diversity and Conservation, Vol.I (eds D Prasad and Satya Kumar), Vedams eBooks  (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 682 p (ISBN : 9788176222389).

  40. Mahapatro GK (2011) Environmentally sustainable termite control: an Indian perspective. Recent Trends in the Integrated Pest management. Invited papers of the 3rd Congress on Insect Science, April 18-20, 2011, INSAIS, PAU, Ludhiana, India.

    Popular Articles/short notes/communications

  41. Mahapatro GK, Sachin Kumar and S Chokraborty (2014) Krishi Nirmana me dimak niyantrana – kuch byabaharik sujhav (Hindi), Prasar Doot18 (1): 48-50 (February/ Krishi Mela issue, 2014).

  42. Mahapatro GK and Chakraborty S (2013) Pidaknashi rasayanik padarth bhandaran tatha prayog sambandhi upoyogi sabadhaniyan (Hindi), Prasar Doot17 (6): 17-19 (December issue, 2013).

  43. Mahapatro GK (2013) Termite mounds and their elimination. (Hindi), Prasar Doot17(1): 48-50.

  44. Mahapatro GK, Ganesh Rai and Sachin Kumar (2011) (Termites in agriculture and their control)(In Hindi) Prasar Doot15 (2): 35-39 (December issue 2011).

    Technical/Research Reports

  45. Mahapatro GK (2016) National Fellow ICAR Project (Title: Environmentally Sustainable Termite Control: Integrative & Inclusive Approach of Frontier and Indigenous Technologies) Final Report of First Tenure, 2011-16. p.146.

  46. Mahapatro GK (2015) National Fellow ICAR Project (Title: Environmentally Sustainable Termite Control: Integrative & Inclusive Approach of Frontier and Indigenous Technologies) Annual Report, 2014-15. p.83+(ix).

  47. Mahapatro GK (2015) Comprehensive Report, 2011-2015. ICAR National Fellow Project (Title: Environmentally Sustainable Termite Control: Integrative & Inclusive Approach of Frontier and Indigenous Technologies. p.32.

  48. Mahapatro GK (2014) National Fellow ICAR Project (Title: Environmentally Sustainable Termite Control: Integrative & Inclusive Approach of Frontier and Indigenous Technologies) Annual Report, 2013-14. p.67+(xxi).

  49. Mahapatro GK (2013) National Fellow ICAR Project (Title: Environmentally Sustainable Termite Control: Integrative & Inclusive Approach of Frontier and Indigenous Technologies) Annual Report, 2012-13. p.46+(iii).

  50. Mahapatro GK (2012) National Fellow ICAR Project Annual Report 2011-12. p.21+(v)

    Manuals developed (teaching & training)

  51. Mahapatro GK (2016) Identification of termites and their management. Pp.142-153. In: Identification of Insect Pests/Vectors/their damaging symptoms and management. Compiled: Chitra Srivastava et al., Division of Entomology, ICAR – IARI, New Delhi. 239p.

  52. Mahapatro GK (2016) Pesticide classification. Pp.171-179. In: Identification of Insect Pests/Vectors/their Damaging Symptoms and Management. (Compiled: Chitra Srivastava et al.), Division of Entomology, ICAR – IARI, New Delhi. 239p.

  53. Mahapatro GK (2012) Microbial toxins in insect control. Pp.80-87. In: Model Training Course on Microbial bioagents and entomopathogenic nematodes for management of agriculturally Important Pests. Division of Nematology, IARI, New Delhi. p142+.

    Abstracts/ Extended Summaries (papers presented in Seminars/Symposia)

    International


  54. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2017) 3P4C: an eco-technology for termite management. In: International Conference on Food & Agriculture  (ICFA-2017), 20-22 Feb 2017, The Grand, New Delhi, India (Lead Oral Presentation).

  55. Mahapatro GK, Murari K and Debajyoti C (2016) Digitization for termite R&D. pp.193. In: Souvenir of 6th International Science Congress, Hutatma Rajguru Mahavidyalaya, Pune, Maharashtra, 8-9 Dec 2016.

  56. Mahapatro GK, Monika S and Chatterjee D. (2016: Appreciation certificate) Termite (Odontotermes  spp.) swarming pattern in Delhi vis-à-vis weather parameters. Pp. 21, Book of Abstracts. In: International Conference on Advances in Science Engineering & Technology, ICASET-2016, 29-30 January, Haridwar (UK), 70p.


  57. Mahapatro GK (2015) Identification of alate of subterranean termite Odontotermes obesus by molecular characterization and studying its swarming pattern. Pp.16. Abstract Book, International Conference on Agriculture, Food Engineering and Environmental Sciences – Sustainable Approaches (ed. Mishra GC). Krishi Sanskriti Publication. 33p. (http://krishisanskriti.org/abstract_book.html)

  58. Mahapatro GK, Sarangi AD, Kumbhare NV and Mishra JR (2015) An innovative multidisciplinary approach in termite management in wheat-maize system. In: Fourth International Conference on Management of Sustainable Livelihood Systems, Global Social Science Conference, February 14-17, 2015, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

  59. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2014) Functional pest status of termites in Agri-Horti-ecosystem of India. In: International Conference on Changing Scenario of Pest problems in Agri-Horti ecosystem & their Management. 27-29 November 2014:  Udaipur.

  60. Mahapatro GK, Sachin Kumar and Arun Kumar K (2014) A unique case of termite devastated desert village near Kota. International Conference on Entomology, Feb 21 – 23, 2014, Punjabi University, Patiala, India.

  61. Mahapatro GK and Arun Kumar K (2013) Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of first reported western subterranean termite Heterotermes indicola from Delhi. In: International Conference on Biotechnology & Human Welfare, 6-8 Dec 2013, Sastra University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.

  62. Mahapatro GK (2012) Termite management through green technologies – reclusive frontier and indigenous domains. In: International Science Congress Association, 8-9 Dec 2012, Bon Maharaj Engineering College, Raman Reti, Vrindavan (Mathura), UP, India.

  63. Mahapatro GK (2012) Termite mounds and their elimination. In: International Science Congress Association, 8-9 Dec 2012, Bon Maharaj Engineering College, Raman Reti, Vrindavan (Mathura), UP, India.

  64. Mahapatro GK, Rajvir Yadav and Sachin Kumar (2012) Zero-tillage, cropping pattern and termite management with botanical and microbial products – technological interventions for sustainability. Oral Presentation. In: International Symposium on New Processes and Applications for Plant and Microbial Products. IHC Complex, New Delhi, 14 – 15 February, 2012. Pp. 33-34.

  65. Mahapatro GK (2012) Termite management through advanced frontier and indigenous technologies. In: International Conferences on Advances in Biological Sciences. Kannur. 15-17 March 2012.

    National

  66. Mahapatro GK, Debajyoti C and Murari K (2017-accepted) Tale of three villages: termite cases. In: 4 National Conference on Innovations in Indian Science Engineering & Technology, 4-5 March, 2017, CSIR National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.

  67. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2017) Mapping of major termites as agricultural pests in India. In: 12th National Symposium on Biotic Stress Management Strategies: Challenges and Environmental Harmonization, 17-19 Feb 2017; Uttar Banga  Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Cooch Behar, WB (Invited Lead-speaker).

  68. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2017) Comprehensive Documentation.  Climate . Termites . ITK . Indian Context. In: National Seminar Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions, 23rd January, 2017, Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute, Bangalore.

  69. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2016) Distribution mapping of major termite species in India. In: National Symposium on New Horizons in Pest Management for Sustainable Developmental Goals. OUAT, Odisha. 23-24 Dec 2016.

  70. Mahapatro GK and Debajyoti C (2016) Distribution mapping of major termite species in India. In: National Symposium on New Horizons in Pest Management for Sustainable Developmental Goals. OUAT, Odisha. 23-24 Dec 2016.

  71. Mahapatro GK and Arun Kumar K (2016) PLFA-assisted impact-assessment of pesticides on rhizospheric microbial community structure in termite invasive agricultural field-situation. In: National Symposium on: Agrochemicals Research and Education in India: Appraisal and Road Map for Future. ICAR – IARI, New Delhi.

  72. Mahapatro GK (2016) Integrated Pest Management in floriculture for urban and rural prosperity. Pp.38-48. Souvenir & Abstracts. In: Silver Jubilee National Conference on Floriculture and Landscaping for Urban & Rural Prosperity, Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture, 28-29 February, 2016, ICAR – IARI, New Delhi. 162p. (Lead-paper, awarded 2nd Rank)

  73. Mahapatro GK, Dinabandhu A, Singh S and Chatterjee (2016) Molecular profiling of fungi linked with fungal garden of Odontotermes obesus (Rambur) pp.129. Abstract,  In: National Seminar on Plant Genomics & Biotechnology: Challenges and Opportunities in 21st Century, 23-24 Jan 2016, OUAT, Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

  74. Mahapatro GK and Suresh N (2015) Role of stubbles and stovers in Push-pull-strategy for termite management: Lead from ITK. Pp.88-89. In: Compendium, National Seminar on Contextual Relevance of ITKs in Plant Protection. 28-29 Oct, ICAR-NCIPM, New Delhi. 159p. (awarded best Oral paper)

  75. Mahapatro GK, Ranjan B, Dinesh S and Baig MM (2015-Lead-paper) Climate smart termite management module in dryland (rain-fed) agriculture. 11th National Symposium:  Dynamics of Crop Protection in Agri-horticultural Ecosystems facing Climate Change. 23-25 April 2015, MPUAT, Udaipur.

  76. Mahapatro GK, Baig MM and Thube SH (2015) Smart swarming; a case of coping with climatic conditions. 11th National Symposium:  Dynamics of Crop Protection in Agri-horticultural Ecosystems facing Climate Change. 23-25 April 2015, MPUAT, Udaipur.

  77. Mahapatro GK and Sachin K (2015) Termites as structural pests: Indian scenario. In: National Entomologists’ Meet - the way forward, February 5-7, ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  78. Mahapatro GK and Sachin K (2015) Distinct mandibular dents of termite Amitermes belli (Desneux). In: 4th Congress on Insect Science, PAU, Ludhiana, 16-17 April 2015.

  79. Mahapatro GK and Gautam RD (2015) Termites and termitaria. National Entomologists’ Meet - the way forward, February 5-7, ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  80. Gautam RD, Mahapatro GK, and Sudhida G, Parihar (2015) Manipulation needs for beneficial arthropods of therapeutic importance. National Entomologists’ Meet - the way forward, February 5-7, ICAR-Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Namkum, Ranchi, Jharkhand.

  81. Thube SH and Mahapatro GK (2015) Eco-friendly and IPM-compatible seed-treatments for some field crops against termites. p.99. In: National Symposium on Agrochemicals for Food and Environment Safety, January 28-30, IARI, New Delhi. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3085.8562

  82. Mahapatro GK, Thube SH, Gajbhiye, VT, Irani, M and Ganeshrai (2015). Termite management in maize. p.100. In: National Symposium on Agrochemicals for Food and Environment Safety, January 28-30, IARI, New Delhi. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3241.5048

  83. Natarajan A and Mahapatro GK (2015). Bioassay of synthetic and semi-synthetic insecticides against Bihar hairy caterpillar Spilarctia obliqua. p.120. In: National Symposium on Agrochemicals for Food and Environment Safety, January 28-30, IARI, New Delhi. DOI: 10.13140/2.1.3372.5764

  84. Mahapatro  GK and  Sachin Kumar (2014) Termite mounds: oldest architecture.  Pp.108-109. Extended Abstracts. In: National Symposium on Entomology as a Science and IPM as a Technology- the way forward, 192p. November 14-15, College of Horticulture and Forestry Central Agricultural University, Pasighat-791002, Arunachal Pradesh.

  85. Mahapatro GK (2014) Termites - an ideal model of selective and opportunistic r and K strategist caste system (Lead paper). In: National Symposium on Entomology as a Science and IPM as a Technology- the way forward, November 14-15, College of Horticulture and Forestry Central Agricultural University, Pasighat 791002, Arunachal Pradesh.

  86. Thube Shivaji H and Mahapatro GK (2013) In vitro evaluation of insecticide seed treatments on wheat, maize and soybean. In: National Conference on Innovations in Science, Engineering & Technology (NCISET 2013), CSIR-NPL, New Delhi (25-27 Feb 2013).

  87. Mahapatro GK (2013) New approaches in termite control in India. Invited Lead paperSouvenir & Abstracts. Pp.9-11.In: 10th National Symposium on Biotechnological Approaches for Plant Protection: Constraints & Opportunities. Society of Plant Protection Sciences, IARI, New Delhi, 196p. (Goa, 27-29 Jan 2013).

  88. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2012) Termites of Delhi: biodiversity and pest status. In: Indian Biodiversity Conference, Bangaluru, 9-12 Dec 2012.

  89. Mahapatro GK (2012) Push-pull strategy for termite management. Pp. 47-54. Souvenir. In: 3rd National Symposium on Eco-friendly approaches to pest management for sustainable agriculture. SPPE, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, 24-25 Nov 2012. 

  90. Sachin Kumar, Mahapatro GK and Thakur RK (2012) Termite biodiversity and pest status in Delhi and Haryana: a comprehensive report. Pp.11. Abstracts. For this paper Sachin Kumar bagged Dr Niranjan Panda Award of Innovative Research for 2012 by the Society of Plant Protection and Environment, OUAT, Bhubaneswar (24-25 Nov 2012).

  91. Mahapatro GK and Sachin Kumar (2012) Termite management courses: national need in teaching and research front. In: National Conference on Factors Affecting Teaching and Research and Strategies to Improve Quality in Higher Education. BHU, Mirzapur (UP), 28-29 Feb. 2012.

  92. Mahapatro GK, Gautam RD, Sachin Kumar and Madhumita (2012) Indian ITKs for termite control: towards validation. Abstracts. Pp.102-103. In: National Seminar on Environmental Concerns and Sustainable Development: Issues and Challenges for India. Institute of Environment & Sustainable Development, Banaras Hindu University, 2-4th March, 2012. 205p.

  93. Sithik LM and Mahapatro GK (2012) Effective seed treatment for termite control in wheat. In: 13th AZRA Conference on Applied Zoological Researches for National Food Security & Environmental Protection. CRRI, Cuttack, Odisha, 15-16 Feb 2012.

  94. Mahapatro GK (2011) Environmentally sustainable termite control. Invited Lead Paper. In:  3rd Congress on Insect Science, April 18-20, 2011, INSAIS, PAU, Ludhiana, India.

  95. Mahapatro GK, Das TK, Ganguly S, Irani Mukherjee, Gajbhiye VT, Mangu Singh and Ganeshrai (2010) Termiticides (synthetics, botanical & biopesticide) against termites in wheat agro-system in Delhi. Abstracts. In: National Symposium on Emerging Trends in Pest Management Strategies under Changing Climatic Scenario, 20-21 Dec 2010, OUAT, Bhubaneswar, p.20.

  96. Mahapatro GK (2010) Termite Management in Agricultural Crops

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