Agrotechnology of Medicinal, Aromatic and Commercially Important Plants
Senior Scientist
Entomology and Pest management
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Publications: Sapana Kumari, Urvashi Chauhan, Anuradha Kumari and Gireesh Nadda. 2015. Comparative toxicities of novel and conventional acaricides against different stages of Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acarina: Tetranychidae). Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences (In press). DOI: 10.1016/j.jssas.2015.06.003. Gireesh Nadda. 2015. Occurrence of root aphid, Forda orientalis George on a high altitude plant, Arenaria festucoides Benth in Western Himalaya. Munis Entomology and Zoology, 10 (2): 499-501. Gireesh Nadda and Sunil Kumar. 2015. First report of aphid, Liosomaphis ornata Miyazaki, 1971(Hemiptera: Aphididae) from India. Halteres, 6: 51-55 P. Awasthi, Raja Ram, SGE Reddy, Gireesh Nadda, A.A. Zaidi and V. Hallan. 2015. Himalayan wild cherry (Prunus cerasoides D. Don) as a new natural host of Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus (CRNMV) and a possible role of insect vectors in their transmission. Annals of Applied Biology. 1-8. DOI: 10.1111/aab.12193. SGE Reddy, Urvashi Chauhan, Sapana Kumari, Gireesh Nadda and MK Singh. 2014. Comparative bio-efficacy of acaricides against two spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Koch) on chrysanthemum in polyhouse. International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment. 4(4): 15-19. Vinay Kumar, Gireesh Nadda, Sanjay Kumar and Sudesh Kumar Yadav. 2013. Transgenic tobacco overexpressing tea cDNA encoding dihydroflavonol 4-reductase and anthocyanidin reductase induces early flowering and provides biotic stress tolerance. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65535. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065535. Gireesh Nadda. 2013. Medicinal and aromatic crops as hosts of Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Lepcey-The Journal of Tropical Asian Entomology 02 (1): 44-46. Yogesh B. Pakade, Ruchi Sharma, Gireesh Nadda and D.K. Tewary. 2013 Analytical method for determination of organochlorine pesticides in tea brews using single-drop microextraction with GC-ECD. International Journal of Food Properties, 16: 745-755. Anuradha Kumari, Akhil Kumar, Dhananjay Kumar Tewary and Gireesh Nadda. 2012. Field evaluation of bifenazate (Acramite 50WP) for control of tea mites. Munis Entomology & Zoology, 7 (2): 780-786. Kumar R, Sharma P, Shard A, Tewary DK, Nadda G and Sinha AK 2012 Chalcones as promising pesticidal agents against diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella): microwave-assisted synthesis and structure-activity relationship. Medicinal Chemistry Research. 21: 922-931. Gireesh Nadda, Dhananjay Kumar Tewary, Adarsh Shanker and Virendra Singh. 2012. Salvia sclarea L. (Lamiales: Lamiaceae) - A new host record for Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Munis Entomology & Zoology, 7 (1): 642-645. Abha Chaudhary, Prabha Sharma, Gireesh Nadda, Dhananjay Kumar Tewary, Bikram Singh. 2011. Chemical composition and larvicidal activities of Cedrus deodara essential oil and its fractions against Plutella xylostella. Journal of Insect Science. 11 (157): 1-10. Ajay Kumar, Sajivan Bhaman, Adarsh Shanker and Gireesh Nadda. 2011. Oxidative amperometric reverse phase HPLC determination of bifenazate (Floramite 50WS) residue in scented rose (Rosa bourboniana Desp.) Journal of Hill Agriculture. 2(2): 153-158. Gireesh Nadda, Surjeet Singh, Bhavna Brar, Karnika Thakur, Gopaljee Jha and D.K. Tewary, 2009. Pathogenicity and characterization of a new Helicoverpa armigera nucleopolyhedrovirus isolate from Himachal Pradesh, India. 5th International conference on Biopesticides-Stakeholders Perspective held on 26-30 April 2009 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi: 62-63. Gireesh Nadda, Prabhu N. Saxena and Garima Srivastava. 2005. Effects of sublethal doses of beta-cyfluthrin (Bulldock 025 SC) on the mutant Drosophila melanogaster. Applied Entomology and Zoology. 40 (2): 265-271. Gireesh Nadda, Prabhu N. Saxena and Garima Srivastava. 2005. Effects of beta-cyfluthrin on white and sepia mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. The Journal of Environmental Biology. 26 (2): 363-367. Prabhu N. Saxena, Gireesh Nadda and Garima Srivastava. 2005. Sublethal effects of lambda-cyhalothrin on the growth and development of white and brown mutants of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health 5: 131-134. Ajay Kumar, Gireesh Nadda and Adarsh Shanker.2004. Determination of Chlorpyrifos 20% EC (Dursban 20 EC) in Scented rose and its Products. Journal of Chromatography A. 1050 (2): 193-199. Ajay Kumar, Meena Thakur, Sanjeev Kumar Nigam, Gireesh Nadda and Adarsh Shanker. 2004. Omite bioefficacy against scarlet mite, Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) in Kangra tea. Pestology. 28 (2): 21-25. Ajay Kumar, Sonika Sood, Vandana Mehta, Gireesh Nadda and Adarsh Shanker. 2004. Biology of Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fab.) in relation to host preference and suitability for insect culture and bioefficacy. Indian Journal of Applied Entomology 18 (1): 16-21. Garima Srivastava, Prabhu N. Saxena and Gireesh Nadda. 2003. Penta-coordinated organotin (IV) complex acts as an insect growth and development inhibitor. Indian Journal of Environment and Toxicology. 13 (1): 24-29. Book Chapters Gireesh Nadda, S.G. Eswara Reddy and Adarsh Shanker. 2013. Insect and mite pests of tea and their management. In “Science of Tea Technology� (Eds: P.S. Ahuja, Arvind Gulati, R.D. Singh ; R.K. Sud and R.C. Boruah. Scientific Publishers, India. 476 pp. Arvind Gulati, A. Leela Veni, R.K. Sud, Adarsh Shanker, Dhananjay Kumar Tewary, Meena Thakur, Gireesh Nadda, Ajay Kumar and R.D. Singh. 2006. Status and prospects of integrated pest management strategies in selected crops: Tea. In “Integrated Pest Management Principles and Application Volume 2: Application�, (Eds: Amerika Singh, O.P. Sharma and D.K. Garg).CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, India.

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