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Dr. R. SUNDARARAJ
 

Designation:  Scientist- G and Head of Forest and Wood Protection Division


Qualification:  M.Sc (Zoology), M.Phil., Ph.D

Area of Specialization:    Entomology


Research Interests:

  • Insect biodiversity

  • Whitefly taxonomy

  • Wood protection

  • Insect Pest Management.
     

Expertise and Other Interest:
       Whitefly biosystematics and Development of pest management practices.


Honors/Awards/Fellowships/Recognition:
       Gold Medalist in M.Sc. Zoology and III Rank holder in M.Sc. Zoology from Madurai Kamaraj University


Research Publication :
       Number of Research Papers Published: 190


Details of Research Papers Published:

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1987. Influence of biochemical parameters of different hosts on the biology of Earias vittella (Fab.) Proc. Indian. Acad. Sci. (Ani. Sci.) 96: 329 332.

  • Samuthiravelu, P., Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1987. Impact of application of okra of Endosulfan and neem oil on the reproductive biology of Earias vitella (Fab.) Noctuidae: Lepidoptera). Proc. of V Indian Symposium of Invertebrate Reproduction, 255-263.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1987. Estimation of economic threshold level for Earias vittella (Fab.) on okra. National Symposium on Integrated Pest Control- Progress and Perspectives, Oct 15 -17, 1987: 533-535

  • Sundararaj, R and David, B.V. 1989. Evaluation of cartap against the spotted bollworm Earias vittella (Fab.) on cotton. Pestology, 13: 17 18.

  • David, B.V., Sundararaj, R. and Samuthiravelu, P. 1989. Impact of insecticide application on the population build up of the whitefly on cotton, Pestology, 13 (5): 14 16.

  • Sundararaj, R., Thenmozhi, K. and David, B.V. 1989. The economic threshold level for the fruit borer Earias vittella (Fab.) on Okra. Pestology, 13 (5): 17 19.

  • Sundararaj, R., Thenmozhi, K. and David, B.V. 1989. Estimation of economic threshold level for Earias vittella (Fab.) on cotton. Pestology, 13 (5): 20 21.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1989. Influence of the biochemical parameters of host plants on the biology of Dialeurodes vulgaris Singh (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera). Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Ani. Sci.), 99 (2): 137 140.

  • Regu, K., Tamilselvan, C., Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1990. Influence of certain insecticides on the population build up of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Genn,) on cotton. Pestology ,14: 8 10.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1990. A new whitefly Bemisia multituberculata sp. nov. (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Entomon, 15: 113 115.

  • Tamilselvan, C., Sundararaj, R., Regu, K. and David, B.V. 1990. Influence of deltamethrin on the biochemical parameters of cotton and biology of whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius). Pestology, 14: 17 19.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Sundararajan, R. 1990. Susceptibility of rice (Oryza sativa) to angoumois grain moth (Sitotroga cerealella) and its field incidence in Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 60: 703 704.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1991. New species of Dialeuronomada Quaintance & Baker from Indian Subcontinent. Hexapoda, 3: 27 47.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1991. A new species of whitefly genus Pealius Q & B (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Journal of Insect Science, 4 (1): 67 68.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1991. On a new species of Setaleyrodes Takahashi (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Entomon, 16 (4): 137 138.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1991. On the whiteflies of the genus Rhachisphora Quaintance & Baker (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Entomon, 16: (4): 311 315.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Tamilselvan, C. 1991. Influence of deltamethrin on some biochemical parameters in cotton leaves. Agri. Sci. Digest. 11 (4): 199 200.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Reuben, R. 1991. Evaluation of microgel droplet formulation of Bacillus sphaericus 1593M (Biocide S) for control of mosquito larvae in rice fields in Southern India. J. Am. Mosq. Control. Assoc. 7: 556 559.

  • Tamilselvan, C., Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1991. Influence of certain insecticides on the chemical and yield parameters of cotton Intern. J. Trop. Agric. 9 (4): 267 271.

  • David, B.V., Sundararaj, R. and Regu, K. 1991. On the four species of Odontaleyrodes Takahashi (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) with a key to Indian species. J. Insect Sci., 4 (2): 117-119.

  • Sakthivel, N., Ilamurugan, G. and Sundararaj, R. 1992. Influence of hosts on the biology of hairy caterpillar Euproctis scintillans (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae), Indian J. Agric. Sci. 62 (60: 427 428.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1992. On the genera Asialeyrodes Corbett and Cockerelliella n. gen. from India. Journal of Bombay Natural History, 88: 415 424.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1992. On the genera Fippataleyrodes n. gen. and Taiwanaleyrodes Takahashi from India (Insecta, Homoptera, Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) Oriental Insects, 27: 233 270.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1992. Host correlated variation in Dialeurodes kirkaldyi (Kotinsky) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera), Hexapoda, 4 (1): 33-38.

  • David, B.V. and Sundararaj, R. 1992. Dialeurodes delhiensis sp. nov. (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) - a new species of whitefly from India. J. Insect Sci., 5 (1): 62-63.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1993. First Record of the whitefly genus Martiniella Alexander & David (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Entomon, 18 (1): 95-99.

  • Sundararaj, R., Tamilselvan, C., Regu,K. and David, B.V. 1993. Influence of certain insecticides on the biochemical parameters of cotton and its impact on the biology of whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius). J. Ecobiol. 5 (5); 31 34.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1993. On a new species of Singhius Takahashi (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) with a key to Indian species. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 89: 103 104.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Rao, R. 1993. Field evaluation of microgel droplet formulation of Bacillus sphaericus 1593M (Biocide S) against Anopheles culicifacies and Anopheles subpictus in South India. Southeast Asean J. Trop. Med. Public. Health. 24 (2): 363 368.

  • David, B.V. and Sundararaj, R. 1993. Studies on Dialeurodini (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) of India: Kanakarajiella gen. nov. J. ent. Res., 17 (4): 289 295.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V., 1993. New species of Aleuroclava Singh from India (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Orintal Insects., 27: 233-270.

  • Ahmed, S.I., Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1994. Recent trends and perspectives of neem as a source of biopesticide. Neem News letter of International Neem Network, 1 (2): 17 20.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1994. On the Indian species of the genus Gigaleurodes Quaintance & Baker (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. Journal of Bombay Natural Hist. Society., 91: 328 330

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1995. Aleuroclava afriae, a new species of whitefly from India (Insecta, Homoptera, Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae). Reichenbechia, 31 (4): 17-18.

  • Murugesan, S., Sundararaj, R., Ahmed, S.I. and Kumar, S. 1995. New record of Myllocerus laetivirens Marshall (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) as a pest of neem (Azadirachta indica) and rohida (Tecomella undulata). Neem News letter of International Neem Network, 2 (1): 33.

  • Murugesan, S., Sundararaj, R., Mohan, V. and Mishra, R.N. 1995. Insect-Vam interactions: colonization of aphid

  • Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1995. Evaluation of neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) seed kernel powder against the rohida defoliator weevil Patialus tecomella Pajni. Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 6 (2): 141-142.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Mishra, R.N. 1995. Biopesticidal potential of neem against insect pests of arid zone. Neem News letter of International Neem Network, 2 (3): 8-10.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Mishra, R.N. 1995. Efficacy of neem seed oil against the babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera). Indian Forester, 121 (11): 1077-1080.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Sangeeta Sharma. 1995. Evaluation of neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) seed kernel extracts from different solvents on the babul defoliator Taragama siva Lefebvre (Lasiocampidae: Lepidoptera). Annals of Forestry, 3 (2): 193-195.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Ahmed, S.I. 1995. Differential impact of NSKP extracts on nutrition and reproduction of Taragama siva Lefbvre (Lasiocampidae: Lepidoptera). Entomon, 20 (3): 257-261.

  • Murugesan, S., Sundararaj, R. and Shivesh Kumar. 1996. Role of flower colour of arid and semi-arid tree species and its effect on insect colonization. Indian Journal of Environment and Toxicology, 6 (2): 89-91.

  • Murugesan, S. Kumar, S. and Sundararaj, R. 1996. Sensillar dynamics in Thrips-Flower interactions of arid and semi-arid tree species., Annals of Arid Zone., 35 (4): 361-368.

  • Murugesan, S., Sundararaj, R. and Kumar, S. 1996. Moringa defoliator on neem. The Hindu dated 15-8-96

  • Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1996. Occurrence of Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) as a pest of some important forest trees in Jodhpur (India). Indian Journal of Forestry, 19 (3): 247-248.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Mishra, R.N. 1996. Field evaluation of neem seed oil against the babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) on Acacia senegal seedlings. Annals of Arid Zone. 35 (4): 369-372.

  • Sundararaj, R., Murugesan, S. and Mishra, R.N. 1996. An ideal tree for arid region., The Hindu dated 7th Nov., 1996

  • Murugesan, S., Gaur, M., Sundararaj, R. and Kumar, S. 1996. Population trend of the Oleander aphid, Aphis nerii on host and non host trees and their nutrient composition, Proc. IUFRO Symp. on Impact of Diseases and Insect pests in Tropical Forests, : 423-426.

  • Murugesan, S., Sundararaj, R. and Mishra, R.N. 1997. Varieties of bajra for the maintenance of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) cultivars towards the detrimental effect of the predatory habit of Tribolium castaneum (Herbst). Indian Forester, 123 (2): 175-179.

  • Murugesan, S., Shivesh Kumar and Sundararaj, R. 1997. Blister beetles as a threat to medicinal/ornamental plants of arid and semi-arid regions. Indian Forester, 123 (4): 341-344.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1997. Evaluation of neem seed oil and some insecticides against the babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) on Acacia senegal seedlings. Pestology, 21 (5): 34-37.7.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1997. Neem seed kernel powder suspension for protection of plants from desert locust (Hindi). Rajasthan Pathrika dated 11th Sep. 1997.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1997. Babul whitefly, a pest in arid zones., The Hindu dated July, 24, 1997.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1997. Record of Thosea bipartita (Limacodidae: Lepidoptera) on neem from Jodhpur. Indian Forester, 123 (3): 261.

  • Sharma, M., Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S., 1997. Host range of the babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in Indian arid zone. Indian journal of Entomology, 59 (2): 232-236.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1997. Incidence of Aphis gossypii Glover and Aphis citricola Van der Goot (Aphididae: Homoptera) as pests on rohida [Tecomella undulata (Sm) Seem] in Inidan arid zone. Annals of Forestry, 5 (2): 211-212.

  • Sundararaj, R., Chouhan, S. and Paunikar, S.D. 1998. Field evaluation of two neem formulations alone and in combination with chlorpyriphos against the rohida defoliator Patialus tecomella Pajni, Kumar and Rose (Curculionidae: Coleoptera). Pestology, 22 (6): 29-32.

  • Murugesan, S; Sundararaj, R. and Shivesh Kumar, 1998. Survey, evaluation and attraction of Trichogramma an egg parasitoid of lepidoptera of forestry tree species. Indian J. Environ. & Toxicol., 8 (1): 47-48.

  • Sundararaj, R., Mala Rathore and Tripathi, Y.C. 1998. Aphidicidal potential of Capparis decidua (Forsk) against the green peach aphid Mysus persicae (Green) (Aphididae: Homoptera) on cabbage. Pestology, 22 (11): 38-41.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 1998. On the genus Rabdostigma Quaintance and Baker (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) from India. J. Ent. Res., 22 (4): 325-327.

  • Meeta Gaur, Sundararaj, R. and Murugesan, S. 1999. Host range and distribution of the Babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in Indian arid zone. In Management of Arid Ecosystems (Eds. A.S.Faroda, N.L. Joshi, S.Kathju and Amal Kar), Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 397-400.

  • Shivesh Kumar, Murugesan, S. and Sundararaj, R. 1999. Evaluation of forestry thrips and their damaging profiles. In Management of Arid Ecosystems (Eds. A.S.Faroda, N.L. Joshi, S.Kathju and Amal Kar), Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 401- 404.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1999. Field evaluation of neem cake with biofertilizers and conventional fertilizer against the incidence of the babul whitefly Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) on Acacia nilotica seedlings. Pestology, 23 (12): 9-12.

  • Tripathi, Y.C, Mala Rathore, Hemant Kumar and Sundararaj, R. 1999. Bioefficacy of Capparis decidua (Forsk) against Lipaphis erysimi (Kart) (Aphididae: Homoptera).Ann. Entomol. 17 (2): 13-16.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1999. Potential of neem products for the control of the babul whitefly on Acacia tortils in nursery. Myforest, 35 (1): 51-58.

  • Sundararaj, R. 1999. Redescription and a new host record for Aleuroclaca jasmini (Takahashi) from India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 61 (2): 192-194.

  • Sundararaj, R. 2000. A new whitefly Cockerelliella somanathensis sp. n. from India (Insecta: Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Reichenbachia, 33 (30): 313-316.

  • Sundararaj, R., O.K.Remadevi and Rajamuthukrishnan, 2000. Intensity of Whitefly Aleurodicus disperus Russell (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) on Forest and Avenue trees in and around Bangalore (India). Indian Journal of Forestry , 23 (3): 319-321.

  • Sundararaj, R., Meeta Sharma and Ahmed, S.I.2000. Aleyrodids infesting rose (Rosa chinensis) in Indian arid zone. Hexapoda 12 (1&2): 19-24.

  • Sundararaj, R. 2001. Host leaf trichomes and the population of the babul whitefly, Acaualeryrodes rachipora Singh (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera). J. Appl. Zool. Res. 12 (1): 93-95

  • Sundararaj, R. 2001. Description of a new species of Dialeurolonga Dozier (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) breeding on Polyalthia longifolia Hook with a key to Indian Species. Entomon, 26 (2): 191-194.

  • Meeta Gaur and Sundararaj, R. 2001. Distribution of the Aleyrodid fauna (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in Indian Arid Zone. Annals of Arid Zone, 40 (4): 473-476.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2002. Development and survival of the spiralling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus Russell (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on some tree species. Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 13 (2 &3):185-187.

  • Sundararaj, R., Remadevi, O.K. and Rajamuthukrishan. 2003. Comparative efficacy of some insecticides in ground contact against subterranean termites. Pestology,27 (2): 16-18.

  • Rajamuthukrishnan, Remadevi, O.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2002. Beetle pests of timbers used for handicrafts and packing cases in Karnataka: A survey report. In Contributions to Bioscience (Eds. B.N.Pandey and P.S.Murthy), Saras Publications, Nagercoil, 202-211.

  • Remadevi, O.K., Sundararaj, R., and Rajamuthukrishnan. 2002. Evaluation of the efficacy of Permethrin as Termiticide for timber protection in field condition. Proceedings of the National conference on "Environment, Biodiversity, and Bioethics: Current trends and future directions" held at Loyola College, Chennai from 20th to 22nd September 2001, P. 297-303.

  • Sundararaj, R., Raja Muthukrishnan and Remadevi, O.K. 2003. Field evaluation of some insecticides against termite infestation of sandal (Santalum album L.) trees. My Forest 39 (4): 375-378

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K. 2003. Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) associated with sandal (Santalum album L.) in south India. Entomon, 28 (4): 293-298.

  • Sundararaj, R. and David, B.V. 2003. Massilieurodes homonoiae (Jesudasan & David) Comb. novo. (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera). Entomon, 28 (4): 371-372.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. Host range of the spiralling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus Russell (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in western ghats of south India. Indian Journal of Forestry, 27 (1): 63-65.

  • Sundararaj, R., Remadevi, O.K. and . Rajamuthukrishnan 2004. Efficacy of rubber wood impregnated with some insecticides against subterranean termites. Proceedings of the National workshop on Wood Preservation in India: challenges, opportunities and strategies held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore from 20th to 21st October, 2003, P. 69-72.

  • Rajamuthukrishnan, Remadevi, O.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. Natural durability of Indian and exotic timbers against termites. Proceedings of the National workshop on Wood Preservation in India: challenges, opportunities and strategies held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore from 20th to 21st October, 2003, P. 41-44.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. A review of the genus Dialeuronomada Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with descriptions of two new species. Formosan Entomol., 24: 147-157.

  • Remadevi, O.K. Sundararaj, R. and Rao, K.S. 2004. Scope of neem products and pheromones for the management of forest insect pests. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products, 11 (20): 125-130.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. Aleyrodids breeding on teak (Tectona grandis Linn.f.) in Western Ghats of south India. In New Horizon of Animal Sciences (Eds. Pandy, B.N., Natarajan, P., Arumugam, N. and Premjith, S.), Zoological Society of India, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, 541-547.

  • Sundararaj, R., Remadevi, O.K. and Rajamuthukrishnan, 2004. Some plant products as antifeedants against the teak defoliator, Hyblaea puera Cramer (Lepidoptera: Hyblaeidae) and teak skeletonizer Paliga machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Annals of Forestry, 12 (2): 273-277.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. Evaluation of Some Neem Products Against Aleurodicus dispersus Russell (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) on Bauhinia racemosa and Michelia champaca. Indian Journal of Plant Protection, 32 (2): 126-128.

  • Dubey, A.K., Sundararaj, R. and Regu, K. 2004. Aleyrodid (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Fauna of the Lakshadweep, India. Entomon, 29 (3): 279-286.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K., 2004. The Whitefly genus Martiniella Jesudasan & David (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera) of India with description of one new species. Entomon, 29 (4): 357-360.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2004. Whitefly species of the genus Aleuorcanthus Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India, with description of six new species. Oriental insects, 39: 295-321.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K. 2005. Potential of Plant products for the management of whiteflies in nurseries. In diseases and insects in forest nurseries (Eds. Lilja, A., Sutherland, J.R., Poteri, M. & Mohanan, C) - Proceedings of the 5th Meeting of IUFRO Working Party S7.03.04, May 6-8, 2003, at Peechi, Kerala, India. Metlan tyoraportteja Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 11, 93 p., ISBN 951-40-1965-2: 65-68.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. Description of a new species of the genus Tetraleurodes Cockerell (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with a key to Indian species. Zoos’ Print Journal: 20 (7): 1924-1926.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K., 2005. Parabemisia myricae (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), a new record from India. Zoos’ Print Journal: 20 (7): 1933.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. A review of the genus Aleuorclava Singh (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with descriptions of eight new species from India Oriental insects, 39: 241-272.

  • Remadevi, O.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. Field incidence and management of major pests of neem and pongam in Karnataka. Myforest, 21 (2A): 265-268.

  • Sundararaj, R., Rajamuthukrishnan, and Remadevi, O.K. 2004 Pest management potential of Pongamia pinnata Pierre. Proceedings of the “International Conference on Multipurpose tree species in the Tropics: Assessment, Growth and Management” held at Arid Forest Research Institute, Jodhpur from 22 to 25th November 04 (Eds. V.P.Tewari and R.L.Srivastava): 252-255.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. New record of Aleurocanthus martini David (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) from India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 102 (1): 131.

  • Remadevi, O.K., Raja Muthukrishnan, Nagaveni, H.C., Sundararaj,R. and Vijayalakshmi, G. 2005. Durability of bamboos in India against termites and fungi and chemical treatments for its enhancement. IRG/WP05-10553, IRG Secretariat, SE-100 44 Stockholm, Sweden. Paper presented for the 36th Annual Meeting, Bangalore, India, 24-28 April 2005.

  • Sundararaj, R., Rajamuthukrishnan, and Remadevi, O.K. 2005. Annotated list of insect pests of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre in India. Annals of Forestry, 13 (2): 337-341.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. A taxonomic study of the genus Pealius Quaintance & Baker (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 102 (2): 158-161.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. Davidiella cinnamomi, a new genus and species of whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India. Entomon, 30 (4): 351-354.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2005. Three new species of Fippataleyrodes Sundararaj & David (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera) from Western Ghats of south India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 102 (2): 204-207

  • Sundararaj, R. 2006. Species diversity of whiteflies (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in India. In Biodiversity: Life to our mother earth (Ed. S. John William). G.M.Offset Press, Chennai, 343-354.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2006. Distinctaleyrodes setosus Dubey & Sundararaj (Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae), a new whitefly genus and species from India. Zootaxa., 1154: 35-39.

  • Sundararaj, R. Gaurav Sharma and Karibasavaraja, L.R. 2006. Insects associated with sandal (Santalum album linn.)- a checklist Annals of Forestry, 14 (1): 121-168

  • Pandey, V.P. Sundararaj, R. and Ahmed, S.I. 2006. Natural enemies of the babul whitefly, Acaudaleyrodes rachipora (Singh) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in arid and semi-arid region of India, Indian Journal of Biological Control, 20 (1): 85-88.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2006 Key to whiteflies of the tribe Aleurolobini (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) of India with description of five new species and host records. Oriental Insects, 40: 33-60.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2006. Descriptions of five new species of the whitefly genus Dialeurolonga, Dozier (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India. Oriental Insects, 40: 150-170.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2006. A new whitefly species of the genus Taiwanaleyrodes, Takahashi (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) from India. Entomon, 31 (1): 73-76.

  • Gaurav Sharma, Sundararaj, R and Karibasavaraja, L.R. 2006. Diversity and monthly abundance of butterflies (Lepidoptera: Insecta) in sandal dominated ecosystem of Karnataka. Hexapoda, 13 (1&2): 28-37.

  • Gaurav Sharma, Karibasavaraja, L.R. and Sundararaj, R. 2006. Diversity of mantids (Mantodea: Insecta) in the selected sandal provenances of south India. Hexapoda, 13 (1&2): 43-46.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K. 2006. A review of the whitefly genus Dialeuordes Cockerell (Aleyrodidae: Hemiptera) with descriptions of two new species from India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 103 (1): 62-67

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K. 2006. On the genus Rhachisphora Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with descriptions of a species. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 103 (1): 68-70.

  • Sundararaj, R, Karibasavaraja, L.R,. Gaurav Sharma, and Raja Muthukrishnan 2006. Scales and Mealybugs (Coccoidea: Hemiptera) infesting Sandal (Santalum album Linn.). Entomon, 31 (3): 239-241.

  • Dubey, A.K. and Sundararaj, R. 2006. Icfrealeyrodes indica, a New Genus and Species of Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from India. Entomon, 31 (20): 125-128.

  • Gaurav Sharma, Sundararaj, R., and Karibasavaraja, L.R. 2007. Species diversity of Odonata in the selected provenances of sandal in south India, Zoos, print 22 (7): 2765-2767.

  • Sundararaj, R., Gaurav Sharma and Karibasavaraja, L.R. 2007. A checklist of parasitic and predatory groups of insects in sandal (Santalum album Linn.) ecosystem. Annals of Forestry, 15 (1): 137-144.

  • Sundararaj, R. 2007. On the genera Cockerelliella Sundararaj & David and Pseudcockrelliella Sundararaj gen. nov. with a key to the Indian genera of Aleyrodidae (Hemiptera). Oriental Insects, 41: 243-257.

  • Sundararaj, R. and Dubey, A.K. 2007. Identification of Indian species of whitefly genus Dialeuropora Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and their host plants. Indian Journal of forestry, 30 (2): 185-188
     

Papers Published in Proceedings of Symposiums/Conferences:    72


Number of Books Published:      01


Completed Projects:

  • Utilization of neem constituents for the management of forest insect pests of arid and semi-arid regions.

  • Studies on the whiteflies (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) of arid and semi-arid region of India.

  • Studies on termite problems on trees and timber and development of termite testing facilities.

  • Investigations on the potential of Medicinal and Aromatic plants as a source of potential insecticides.

  • Studies on the diversity of Aleyrodids (Aleyrodidae: Homoptera) in South Western Ghats.


Current Research Projects:

  • Bioecology, Damage Potential And Management Of Gall Formers Of Pongamia Pinnata (L.) Pierre

 

Communication Address:

Dr. R. Sundararaj
Scientist-G and Head of the Division
Forest and Wood Protection Division
Institute of Wood Science and Technology
18th Cross, Malleshwaram
Bangalore- 560003,
Karnataka State, India
Tel: 0091-80-22190154(O); 0091-80-22190237(R)
Fax:0091-80-23345029
E-Mail:   rsundararaj@icfre.org       rsundariwst@gmail.com

 
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