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Division of Entomology

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  • Imparting quality education and furthering the advancement of learning in frontier areas of entomology and related branches, for ushering in an era of total quality management.
  • Sustainable improvement of agricultural production through development and popularization of location specific, economically viable and eco-friendly pest management technologies to minimize crop losses due to pests and improve socio-economic conditions of farmers through rearing of beneficial insects like honeybees and lac cultivation.
  • Undertaking extension for transfer of technology to end users



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Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
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All India coordinated project on honeybee and pollinators PI - Dr. D. P. Abrol ; Co-PI : Dr. Devinder Sharma ICAR Continuous -
All India coordinated project on Linseed PI - Dr. D. P. Abrol; Co-PI : Dr. V. Kaul, Dr. Uma Shankar ICAR Continuous -
Network Project on Conservation of Lac Insect Genetic Resources Dr. R. K. Gupta ICAR 3 years -
Development of Entomophage Park for the conservation of natural enemies at SKUAST-Jammu Dr. R. K. Gupta University Funded Long term -
Community based mass production for bio agents in J&K: Popularization of low cost technology for Agri entrepreneurship through farm based bio-control units Dr. R. K. Gupta DBT, New Delhi 3 years -
Scientific intervention for validation and popularization of traps for management of insect pests in vegetable growing areas of Jammu Region Dr. Devinder Sharma NABARD-Jammu 2 years -

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Name : Dr. Virender Kaul
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Plant Nematology
E mail : kaulvirender@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419181918
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Name : Dr. R.M. Bhagat
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Integrated Pest Management
E mail : rakeshmb1956@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419797086
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Name : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Toxicology
E mail : hafeez_skuastj@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419856094
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Name : Dr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Biological Control
E mail : rkguptaentoskuast@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419850094
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Name : Dr RS Bandral
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Insect Toxicology
E mail : rsbandral@gmail.com
Contact No : 9419107726
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Name : Dr. Uma Shankar
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Integrated Pest Management
E mail : umashankar.ento@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419202151
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Name : Dr. A. K. Singh
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Acarology
E mail : amitskuast@gmail.com
Contact No : +919469749685
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Name : Dr. Devinder Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Apiculture
E mail : devskuastj@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 9419117305
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Name : Amit Kumar
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Biointensive integrated pest management of major insect pests of brinjal (Solanum melongena Guen.)
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2017

Name : Kapil Choudhary
Degree : MSc.
Topic : Seasonal Incidence and management of Painted bug, Bagrada cruciferarum Kirk. on mustard and cauliflower
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2017

Name : Sandeep Badujigar
Degree : MSc.
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of rice stem borers (Scirpophaga spp.) on rice (Oryza sativa)
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2017

Name : Mangla Ram Bajiya
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Impact of insecticides on foraging behaviour of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.) on mustard and their residue in bee products in Jammu, India
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2017

Name : Brij Paul Singh
Degree : M.Sc (Entomology)
Topic : Exploring the possibility of using wax degrading bacteria for the management of mealybugs
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2016

Name : Suheel Ahmad Ganai
Degree : Ph. D. (Entomology)
Topic : Management of major insect-pests of marigold (Tagetes erecta L.)
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2016

Name : Rajesh Kumar
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Management of insect pests associated with stored cereals
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2016

Name : Arun Dubey
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of major insect-pests of Capsicum
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2016

Name : Shallu Raina
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Seasonal incidence of major insect-pests of cowpea, Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp. with special reference to mite pests
Major : Dr. A. K. Singh
Year : 2016

Name : Kuldeep Koul
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Diversity of mite pests on some summer vegetable crops with special reference to management of Okra mite (Tetranychus urticae Koch.)
Major : Dr. A. K. Singh
Year : 2016

Name : Karandeep Singh Sasan
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Effect of plant volatiles on insects pests and pollinators of Mustard (Brassica campestris var. sarson)
Major : Dr. Devinder Sharma
Year : 2016

Name : Ayaz Reshi
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Studies on honey production potential of Plectranthus rugosus Wall.
Major : Dr. Devinder Sharma
Year : 2016

Name : Kapil Choudhary
Degree : M.Sc. (Entomology)
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of painted bug, Bagrada cruciferarum Krik. on mustard and cauliflower
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2016

Name : Ichpal Singh
Degree : Ph.D. (Entomology)
Topic : Impact of insect pest management on pollinators of Sesamum indicum L. and Cajanus cajan L.
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2016

Name : Deepak Kumar Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Impact of pest management on insect pollinators affecting seed production in radish (Raphanus sativus L.)
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2015

Name : Nadeya Khaliq
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of Whitefly on Mungbean, Vigna radiata L. Wilczek
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2015

Name : Subhash Singh
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies on insect pests and pollinator complex of broccoli (Brassica oleracea L. var. italica Plenck)
Major : Dr. Devinder Sharma
Year : 2015

Name : Gulshan Kumar Dogra
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Effect of glucosinolates on development and behaviour of cabbage butterfly
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2015

Name : Praveen Vaishnav
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Growth and development of the Pieris brassiace L. on crucifer host plants
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2015

Name : Sushil Kumar Gupta
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Optimization of rearing system for predatory bug, Eocanthecona furcellata Wolff.
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2015

Name : Aashish Bansal
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Impact of pest management on insect pollinators affecting seed production in mustard (Brassica napus)
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2015

Name : Rohit Gupta
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of Helicoverpa armigera Hubner on tomato
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2015

Name : Rajesh Verma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Population fluctuation of okra jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula Ishida and their management
Major : Dr. Amit Kumar Singh
Year : 2015

Name : Mudasir Gani
Degree : Ph. D. (Entomology)
Topic : Bio prospecting bculoviruses as potent biopesticides against Lymantria obfuscata and Malacosoma indicum in Jammu and Kashmir
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2015

Name : Gaurav Bhagat
Degree : MSc.
Topic : Seasonal Incidence and management of major insect pests of garden pea, Pisum sativum L.
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2015

Name : Bandana Bhau
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Seasonal Incidence and Integrated Management of Mango Mealy Bug, Drosicha mangiferae (Green)
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2014

Name : Amit Mondal
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Evaluation of pest management strategies for safety of beneficial insects in vegetable French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2014

Name : Thanlass Norboo
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Insect-pest complex of rose and their management
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2014

Name : Divya Chaand
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies on the performance of Apis mellifera L. under Jammu condition
Major : Dr. Devinder Sharma
Year : 2014

Name : Kamlesh Bali
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Biological control of Parthenium hysterophorus L: Post Release ecological impact by introduced beetle, Zygogramma bicolorata Pallister in J & K
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2013

Name : Magdeshwar Sharma
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Management of emerging key species of grasshoppers in Jammu
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2013

Name : Sajad Ahmad Ganie
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Management of pulse beetle Callosobruchus chinensis L. Coleoptera:Bruchidae) through botanicals on chickpea
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2013

Name : Irshad Ahmad Mir
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Seasonal abundance and management of wheat aphid, Sitobion avenae (Fab)
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2013

Name : Sonika Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Base line susceptibility of Spodoptera litura (Fab.) to some fungicides and newer insecticides
Major : Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava
Year : 2013

Name : Ramandeep Kour
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Interactions between larval endoparasitoids and Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Spilarctia (Spilosoma) obliqua Walk.
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2013

Name : Mudasir Gani
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : The potential of E. furcellata Wolff as agent for dispersal of Spodoptera litura nucleopolyhedrovirus (SlNPV)
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2012

Name : Zahid Ahmad
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Management of red spider mite, Tetranychus truncatus Ehara on brinjal, Solanum melongena L.
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2012

Name : Amit Kumar
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of major insect pests of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2012

Name : Asifa Maqbool
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Management of whitefly on tomato
Major : Dr. devinder Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Ngawang Dorjay
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Impact of insect pollinators on quality and quantity of cucumber and bitter gourd fruit production
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2011

Name : Sanjeev Kumar Kurlupia
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Pest complex and seasonal incidence of major insect pests of aonla (Emblica officinalis Gaert.)
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2011

Name : Mushtaq Ahmad Guroo
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : functional response and prey preference of Coccinella septempunctata L. on Lipaphis erysimi Kalt. and Brevicoryne brassicae L.
Major : Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava
Year : 2011

Name : Vishav Vir Singh Jamwal
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Bioecology and management of Hadda beetle, Epilachna vigintioctopunctata (F.) on brinjal and bittergourd
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2009

Name : Rajeev Dutt
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Laboratory Evaluation of Entomopathogenic Nematodes against Subterranean Termites
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2009

Name : Ishtiyaq Ahad
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Pest Complex and their succession on maize with special reference to management of stem borer (Chilo partellus Swinhoe)
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2008

Name : Sandeep Kotwal
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Bio ecology and management of honeybee (Apis mellifera L.)
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2008

Name : Salil Kumar Gupta
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Diapause behaviour and impact assessment of Zygogramma bicolorata Pallister on Parthenium hysterophorus L. in Jammu
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2008

Name : Mahesh Kumar
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Biology and management of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) on cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata)
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2008

Name : Mukesh Kumar Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Succession of major insect pests of citrus with special reference to the management of citrus caterpillar, (Papilio demoleus L.)
Major : Dr. Uma Shankar
Year : 2008

Name : Anil Kumar Gorka
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Impact of insect-pest management on pollinators affecting strawberry fruit production
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2008

Name : Rabia Bano Khan
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Population dynamics and management of rice leaf folder ( Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guen.) in Jammu subtropics
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2007

Name : Saurav Gupta
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Suitability of using entomopathogenic nematodes against major insect pests of cole crops
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2007

Name : Showkat Ahmad Bhat
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Bio-efficacy of Novel insecticides against major insect pests of Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2007

Name : Irshad Ahmad Mir
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies of development of resistance in Spodoptera litura (Fabricious) against some insecticides
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2007

Name : Mukesh Khajuria
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal Incidence and management of cutworm (Agrotis ipsilon Hufn.) infesting maize in Jammu
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2006

Name : Gulrez Haq Malik
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Incidence and management of olive, Euphyllura spp. in Jammu division
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2006

Name : Arvind Kumar Ishar
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Population dynamics and management of brinjal fruit and shoot borer (Leucinodes orbonalis Guen.)
Major : Dr. R. M. Bhagat
Year : 2005

Name : Devinder Sharma
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Relative toxicity of some insecticides to brood and adult honeybees foragers (Apis mellifera L.)
Major : Dr. D. P. Abrol
Year : 2005

Name : Jagdish Chander Raina
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Bio- control potential of Helicoverpa armigera nuclear polyhedrosis virus (HaNPV) on chickpea and tomato
Major : Dr. R. K. Gupta
Year : 2004

Name : S. K. Kakroo
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Studies on Vespine wasps predating honeybees (Apis mellifera L.)
Major : Dr. H. D. Makhmoor
Year : 2003

Name : Surya Prabha Devi
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : A study of assimilatory behaviour on bivolitine silk worm(Bombyx mori L.) genotypes
Major : Dr. H.D. Makhmoor
Year : 2003

Name : Sunil Singh Sambyal
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal abundance, biology and management of Pieris brassicae L. on cabbage (Brassicae oleracea var. capitata)
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2003

Name : Munazah Yaqoob
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Bioassay studies on the development of resistance in Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) to some commonly used insecticides
Major : Dr. R. K. Arora
Year : 2003

Name : Ravi Kumar Nehru
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Bio-ecology and management of some sucking pests on sweet orange Citrus sinensis Osbeck
Major : Dr. K. C. Bhagat
Year : 2002

Name : Ashok Gupta
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Population dynamics of wheat aphid, Sitobion avenae (Fab.) in Jammu sub tropical area
Major : Dr. H. D. Makhmoor
Year : 2001

Name : Yogesh K. Kesar
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal incidence and management of fruit borer(s) on guava (Psidium guajava L.)
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 2001

Name : Vinod K. Tandon
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Population dynamics and control of hoppers on mango (Mangifera indica L.)
Major : Dr. R. K. Arora
Year : 2001

Name : Pawan Kumar
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Bio-ecology and management of melon fruit-fly, Bactrocera (Dacus) cucurbitae Coquillett on bitter gourd (Momordica charantia L.)
Major : Dr. Vijay Kumar Koul
Year : 2001

Name : Som Nath Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Population dynamics of Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.) (Lep: Noctuidae) on chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.)
Major : Dr. Tasawwer Husain
Year : 2000

Name : Rajinder Kumar Tikoo
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Screening of chickpea genotype to pulse beetle (Callosobruchus chinensis L.) and evaluation of some oils and dusts as protectants
Major : Dr. D. R. Kotwal
Year : 2000

Name : Bhopinder Singh Rana
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies of field rats in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) crop ecosystem
Major : Dr. M. I. S. Waliullah
Year : 2000

Name : Vijay Kumar Saroch
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Biology and management of bean aphid, Aphis craccivora (Koch.) on mung crop
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2000

Name : Farooq Ahmad Bhat
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Biology and management of mustard sawfly, Athalia lugens proxima (Klug.) on mustard crop
Major : Dr. Hafeez Ahmad
Year : 2000

Name : Surinder Dhar
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Seasonal abundance and management of Shoot and fruit borer, Earias spp. on Okra, Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench.
Major : Dr. D. R. Kotwal
Year : 1999

Name : Harish R. Sawai
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies on management of insect pests of Rice crop
Major : Dr. Waryam Singh
Year : 1999

Name : Autar Krishan Trisal
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies on Root nematode, Hirschmanniella species in Jammu
Major : Dr. M. I. S. Waliullah
Year : 1999

Name : Romesh Kumar Khosa
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Incidence and management of nematode pests of mung (Vigna radiata L.) in Jammu district
Major : Dr. V. Kaul
Year : 1999

Name : Vijay Kumar Bhardwaj
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Occurrence and control of leaf curl aphid, Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kalt.) infesting Peach in Jammu
Major : S. Kirpal Singh
Year : 1999

Name : Balbushan Kumar Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Estimation of quantitative yield losses by insect pests of rice in Jammu sub-tropics
Major : S. Roshan Singh
Year : 1999


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