Name:
  Dr. J.Gulsar Banu, Principal Scientist
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 Area of Specialisation
  Biological Control of Nematodes and Insects
 Qualification
Ph. D (Plant Nematology)
Years of Experience 21 years
Contact Address Central Institute for Cotton Research,
Regional Station, Coimbatore-641003, Tamilnadu , India .
Office Phone No:0422 2430045 ; Office Fax No.: 0422- 2454021
Mobile-:+91 94443041442

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

  • Ph.D in Plant Nematology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore ,1990.
  • M.Sc. in Plant Nematology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore ,1993.
  • B.Sc.(Agriculture) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore ,1990.

EMPLOYMENT

    Principal Scientist

    13.02.2010 – till date

    Central Institute For Cotton Research

    Senior Scientist

    04.12.2005 -12.02.2010 Central Institute For Cotton Research
    Senior Scientist 13.02.2004- 03.12.2005 Central Plantation Crops  Research  Institute
    Scientist(Senior Scale) 13.02.2001 - 12.02.2004 Central Plantation Crops  Research  Institute
    Scientist 13.02.1995 - 12.02.2001 Central Plantation Crops  Research  Institute

     

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary Research Area:Biological control of nematodes and insects
Current research areas

  • Development of biopesticide and bionematicide formulations using native antogonists.

RESEARCH PROJECTS HANDLED

    Project title

    Funding Agency Period Role

    Biological control of pests of coconut

    Institute

    1995-98
    2002-04

    Co PI

    Utilization of certain green manure plants for the control of root-knot nematode and burrowing nematodes.

    Institute

    1995-98

    Co PI

    Studies on biological control of burrowing and root-knot nematodes

    Institute

    2002-05

    Co PI

    Integrated management of ropt grubs of coconut palm

    Institute

    2004-05

    Co PI

    Exploring the potential of entomopathogenic nematodes for the management of white grub pests of palms.

    Cess fund

    2004-05

    Co PI

    Screening promising black pepper varieties/hybrids as mixed crop in adult coconut garden for productivity and quality

    Institute

    2005

    Co PI

    Exploration for novel insecticidal proteins from bacterial symbionts of native entomopathogenic nematodes

    Institute

    2006-12

    PI

    Identification of hot spots for plant parasitic nematodes in cotton growing zones of India

    Institute

    2007-12

    PI

    Development, Validation, Utilization and/or Commercialisation of Bio-pesticides and Bio-inoculants.

    TMC

    2007-12

    Co PI

    Emerging key pests: Their characterization, taxonomy, genetic diversity and control.

    TMC

    2007-12

    Co PI

     

SEMINAR/ SYMPOSIA/ CONFERENCE/ WORKSHOP ATTENDED

Name

Period

Place

International

3rd International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture

27th to 29th October,2014

Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad

International Conference on Probing Bioscience for food Security and Environmental Safety.

16th to 18th
February, 2014

Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack

International Conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology

30th to 31st
January,2014.

The Quorum Hotels, Mysore , Karnataka

Fourth Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2013)

28th to 30th
 November, 2013

St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai

3rd International Congress of Global Warming on Biodiversity of Insects: Management and Conservation (GW-BIMC,2013)

26th to 27th
November, 2013

BharathiarUniversity,Coimbatore

International Conference Insect Science

14th to 17th
February, 2013,

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

International Conference on Plant Health Management for food security

28th  to 30th
November , 2012

Directorate of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

International Conference on  Biopesticides (ICOB 6) organized by University of   California , Riverside,CA,USA,  Maejo University ,Ching Mai, Thailand, and Society for Promotion and Innovation of Biopesticides

11th to16th
December ,2011

ImperailMaePing Hotel, Chiang Mai , Thailand

Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2009)

26th to 28th November,2009.

St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai

Third International symposium on tuber crops

19th to 22rd  January,2000

Central Tuber Crops Research Institute,Trivandrum

Third International Symposium of Afro-Asian Society of Nematologists

16th to 19th
April, 1998.

Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore

National

National Conference on Scientific Tamil

9thto10th
February,2013

ThavathiruSanthalingaAdigalar college of Arts and Tamil, Coimbatore

10th National symposium on Biotechnological approaches for plant protection: Constraints and opportunities

27thto29th
January , 2013

ICAR Research Complex for Goa, Ela, Old Goa.

National Symposium on Harnessing Biodiversity for Biological control of crop pests

25th to26th
May 2011

National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects, Bangalore

National Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Management of Bioresources (AZRA 2009) 

28th to29th  ,
October, 2009

Andhra University , Visakhapatnam

PLACROSYM , 2004 

14thto 17th December,2004

Central Plantation Crops Research Institute , Kasaragod

Seminar on  Disease detection in Horticultural Crops

25th March , 2003

Central Plantation Crops Research Institute , Kasaragod

Brain storming session among EPN Nematologists

21st to 22nd
January, 2002.

Project Directorate on Biological Control , Bangalore

National seminar on Recent trends in pest and diseases and their management

11th to 13th
October , 2001

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University , Coimbatore

National conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development

26th to 27th
March , 1999.

Erode Arts College, Erode

V National conference of applied zoology

27th to 29th December,2000

Madras Christian College, Chennai

Seminar on “Modern trends in plant science” held at from

4th to 6th
March , 1999

A.V.C.College , Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai

 

TRAINING ATTENDED, TRAINING CONDUCTED & INVITED LECTURES

  • Introduction to computer and data base management system held at National Informatics Centre, Trivandrum from 15th to 19th January,1996.
  • Advanced training course in nematode taxonomy held at Aligarh Muslim University , Aligarh from 15th to 28th December,1997.
  • Recent advances for economic management of phytonematodes in agriculture held at Gujarat Agricultural University ,Anand from 3rd to 12th August,1998.
  • Fifth training course on Mass production technology of biological control agents held at National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi from 10th to 19th Fenruary,2003.
  • Awareness Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights held at UPASI Tea Research Institute ,Valparai,Tamil Nadu on 23rd February,2011.

AWARDS/ REWARDS/ RECOGNITION

  • Hexemer Agricultural Research Foundation Medal for M.Sc (Ag)in Plant Nematology  by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University , Coimbatore in 1995.
  • Environmentalist of the year 2007 by National Environmental Science Academy , New Delhi.
  • Dr.(Mrs.).JagadiswariRao Woman Scientist Award 2009 by Applied Zoologists Research Association,Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack.
  • Fellow , Society of Plant Protection Sciences, 2010 by Society of plant protection sciences, Indian Agricultural Research Institute,New Delhi – 110 012.
  • International Travel Support (For presenting paper in International Biopesticides conference at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 11-16th December, 2011) by Department  of Biotechnology, New Delhi
  • Fellow, Association for the advancement of biodiversity science, 2014 by Association for the advancement of biodiversity science.
  • Dr.B.Vasantharaj David Award, 2014 by  AZRA for outstanding research contribution in the field of plant protection especially Plant Nematology.

Students Guided

  • Guided four B. Tech. (Industrial Biotechnology) students of Government College of Technology, Coimbatore for the project work during the year 2011-12. 

PUBLICATIONS

Research articles

Indian Journals
  • Banu .J.G. and Vadivelu , S.1995.Efficacy of seed soaking with nematicides or botanicals for the control of Meloidogyne incognita  infesting tomato. Indian Journal of  Nematology, 25 (1): 108 – 109.
  • Banu.J.G. and Vadivelu , S.1995. Effect of bare root dip treatment with plant products and nematicides on root – knot nematode development and growth of  tomato.Indian Journal of  Nematology., 25 (1): 116 – 117.
  • Banu,J.G. and Sosamma,V.K.1999.Tapioca pearl as a substitute for agar in culturing Radopholussimilison carrot discs. Indian Journal of  Nematology29(1):98-99.
  • Sundararaju ,  Banu,J.G. and Ratnakaran , K. 1999.Effect of plant extracts on mortality of Radopholus similis.Indian Journal of  Nematology29(1):99-101.
  • Sundararaju , P.,Koshy , P.K.,  Banu,J.G., Ratnakaran , K. and Sosamma , V.K.1999. Plant parasitic nematodes associated with oil palm (ElaeisguinensisJacq.) in India. Indian OilpalmJournal  8(43):13-19.
  • Banu,J.G. and Rajendran , G.2002. Host records of an entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditisindica.Insect Environment 8(2):61-63.
  • Banu,J.G. ., Rajendran , G and Subramanian , S .2002 .Susceptibility of Red Weevil Rhynchophorusferrugineus(Oliv.) to entomopathogenic nematodes . Annals of Plant Protection Sciences 11(2):104-106.
  • Banu,J.G. and Rajendran , G.2003.Nematodes associated with Rhynchophorusferrugineusin Kerala. Journal of Experimental Zoology (India) 6(1):99 –100.
  • Banu,J.G. and Rajendran , G.2003. Effect of UV radiation on the survival and infectivity of three entomopathogenic nematodes. Indian Journal of  Nematology33(1):86-87.
  • Banu,J.G., Subaharan , K. and RohiniIyer. 2004. Occurrence and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in white grub endemic areas. J.Plantation crops 32 : 333 – 334.
  • Banu,J.G. and Rajendran , G.2005.Effect of temperature on the multiplication of Pratylenchuscoffeae  on Carrot discs. Current Nematology 16(1, 2):97-98.
  • Banu,J.G.., Rajendran , G and Subramanian , S .2005 .Evaluation  of entomopathogenic nematodes against Banana psuedostem Weevil Odoiporuslongicollis(Oliv.) Current Nematology16(1, 2):93-95. 
  • Banu, J.G.,RohiniIyer. 2006. Effect of vermiwash on nematodes prevalent in coconut based high density multispecies cropping systemIndian Journal of  Nematology36(2):195 - 199.
  • Banu, J.G., Dhara jothi , B., Narkhedkar , N.G. 2007. Insecticidal toxin secreted by bacterial symbionts of native entomopathogenic nematodes. CICR , Newsletter XXIII (3) :5.
  • Cannayane , I., Banu, J.G., Subramanian , S and Rajavel., D.S. 2007 .Preliminary evaluation  of the entomopathogenic nematodes on the root grub , Basileptafelvicorne in cardamom.  Indian Journal of  Nematology37: 213 – 214.
  • Banu, J.G., Surulivelu, T and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2009.On the natural occurrence of an entomopathogenic fungi, Lecanicilliumlecanii from mealy bug, Phenococcussolenopsis.CICR , Newsletter 25 (3): 6.
  • Banu, J.G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2009.Pathogenicity of Reniform nematode on Bt Cotton.CICR , Newsletter 25 (4): 6.
  • Banu, J.G., Surulivelu, T, Amutha , M. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2010.Susceptibility of cotton mealy bug, Paracoccusmarginatus to entomopathogenic fungi. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences 18(1) : 247-248.
  • Banu, J.G., Surulivelu, T, Amutha , M. and Gopalakrishnan, N.2010.Laboratory evaluation of insecticides and biopesticides against Phenococcussolenopsis and Paracoccusmarginatusinfesting cotton. Journal of Biopesticides1(1): 343-346.
  • Amutha , M., Banu, J.G., Surulivelu, T. and Gopalakrishnan. N.2010. Effect of commonly used insecticides on the growth of white muscardine fungus, Beauveriabassiana under laboratory conditions. Journal of Biopesticides1(1): 143-146.
  • Banu, J.G. and Gopalakrishnan,  N. 2010. Partial RNA sequence characterization of Xenorhabdusstockiae , a bacterial symbiont of Steinernemasiamkayaifrom Tamil Nadu, India.CICR , Newsletter 26(3): 5.
  • Banu, J.G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2011. A simpler protocol for mass multiplication of Lecanicilliumlecanii, a native entomopathogenic fungus from mealy bug.CICR , Newsletter 27(1): 6.
  • Amutha , M. and  Banu, J.G. 2011. Susceptibility of Cotton Mealy Bugs ,Phenococcussolenopsis and Paracoccusmarginatus at Different Developmental Stages to Entomopathogenic Fungi. Indian Journal of Plant Protection39(3): 242 – 246.
  • Banu, J.G. 2011.Effect of nutrition on the growth and sporulation of Lecanicilliumlecanii.Insect Environment17(3): 117-119.
  • Surulivelu, T., Banu, J.G., SonaiRajan, T., Dharajothi,B. andAmutha , M. 2012.Evaluation of fungal pathogens for the management of mealybugs in Bt cotton. Journal of  Biological Control.26(1):91-96.
  • Banu, J.G. 2011. Life table for reniform nematode ,Rotylenchulus reniformis on cotton. Current Nematology22(1, 2):5-10. 
  • Amutha , M. and  Banu, J.G. 2012.Compatibility of  Metarhiziumanisopliae and Pochonialecanii with insecticides. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences20(2): 354-357.
  • Banu, J.G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2012. Development of formulations of a native entomopathogenic fungus, Lecanicilliumlecanii and testing virulence against mealybug, Paracoccusmarginatus  infesting cotton.Indian Journal of Plant Protection 40(3): 182 – 186.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013.Effect of solid substrates on growth and sporulation of Lecanicilliumlecanii and pathogenic activity to Mealy Bug. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences21(1): 208-209.
International Journals
  • Banu , J.G.,Rajendran , G., Cannayane and Chandrika Mohan.2003.Life table for Meloidogyne incognita  in Brinjal. International Journal of Nematology13(2):204 –208.
  • Banu,J.G. and Rajendran , G.2002.Effect of temperature on the multiplication of Radopholussimilis on Carrot discs. International Journal of Nematology12(2):234 - 235.
  • Banu,J.G., Khuong B Nguyen and Rajendran , G.2002.Occurrence and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in Kerala.International Journal of Nematology15(1):9 - 16.
  • Banu,J.G., RohiniIyer and M.Gunasekaran. 2005. Mass multiplication and formulation of a nematophagous fungus, Paecilomyceslilacinus. International Journal of Nematology16(2):145 - 152.
  • Banu,J.G.,  Dhara jothi , B., Narkhedkar , N.G. 2007. Susceptibility of different stages of cotton bollworm, Helicoverpaarmigera (Lepidoptera :Noctuidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes. International Journal of Nematology17(1):41 – 45.
  • Jeyarani,S.Banu, J.G. and Ramaraju,K.2011.First record of natural occurrence of Cladosporiumcladosporioides (Fresenius) de Vries and Beauveriabassiana (Bals. - Criv.)Vuil on Two spotted spider mite, Tetranychusurticae Koch from India. Journal of Entomology,8(3):274-279.
  • Banu,J.G.2013.  Effect of different storage conditions on spore viability of Lecanicillium lecanii formulations and infectivity to mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus. International Journal of Plant Protection6(2): 334-337.

Gene Bank Submissions       

  • GulsarBanu,J., Gopalakrishnan,N., Kiruthiga Rajeswari,S.,Amarnath,R. and Jeyarani,S.2010. Xenorhabdusstockiae strain SS 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank: HM622576.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J., Amarnath,R., SonaiRajan,T. and Gopalakrishnan,N.2011. Lecanicilliumfusisporum strain Lf-1 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JF427909.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J., Amarnath,R.,  and Gopalakrishnan,N.2011. Lecanicilliumaraneicola strain Ll-1 internal transcribed spacer 1, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JN255572.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J., HiriyannaiahPrakash,A. and Amarnath,R. 2011. Lecanicilliumattenuatum strain EPF-2 internal transcribed spacer 1, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JQ327150.
  • GulsarBanu,J., Amarnath,R. and Prakash,A.H. 2011. Metarhiziumanisopliae isolate ARSEF 9612 internal transcribed  spacer 1, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JN712743.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J., Amarnath,R. and Gopalakrishnan,N. 2011. Metarhiziumanisopliae  isolate ARSEF 9613 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JQ062986.1
  • Chakrabarty,P.K., Gokte-Narkhedkar,N., Banu,G., Sable,S.V. and  Kalbande,B.2011. Cordycepsconfragosa isolate CICR CBE 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JN982329.1.
  • Jeyarani,S., Ramaraju,K., GulsarBanu,J. and Saranya,S.(2012. Cladosporiumcladosporioides strain Cc_101 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank: JX867558.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J. and Gopalakrishnan,N. 2013.Cordyceps confragosa isolate Ll (CICR) internal transcribed spacer 1, partial sequence; 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence Gen Bank: KF672795.1.
  • GulsarBanu,J. and Prakash,A.H.2013.Cladosporiumcladosporioides strain EPF-2 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank KF : 680543.1.
  • Banu,J.G.2014. Fusariumsolani isolate Fs-1 internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. Gen Bank KF : 938479.1.
Books
  • Koshy , P.K.,Sosamma , V.K and Banu , J.G.2002. Milestones of Nematological Research in Kerala. Released during the seminar on Centenary of Nematological Research in Kerala on 21st  to 22nd February , 2002.
  • Subramanian, N. Rajendran , G. and  Banu,J.G.2002. Entomopathogenic nematodes – a hand book of technique. Department of Nematology pp.30.
  • Nagrare,V.S., Kranthi,S., Kranthi,K.R., ChinnaBabuNaik,V., Rishi Kumar,Dharajothi,B., Udikeri,S.S., Mukherjee,A.K., Mukherjee,P.K., Monga,D.,SampathKumar,A., Narkhedkar,N.G., BanuGulsar J., Raju,A.R., Tayade,A.S., Prakash,A.H. and Khader,S.E.S.A.2013. Handbook of Cotton Plant Health.Central Institute for Cotton Research,Nagpur.p:100.

Book chapters

  • Koshy , P.K. and Banu,J.G. 1998.Use of fungal and bacterial antagonists for the biological control of nematodes in plantation crops In: S.P.Singh and Hussaini , S.S.(Ed.) Biological suppression of plant diseases , phytoparasitic nematodes and weeds. Project Directorate on Biological Control, Bangalore p 69-76.
  • Koshy , P.K. and Banu,J.G.2002 Nematode diversity in plantation crops World Scenario. In: ShameemJairajpuri ,M.(Ed.) Nematode Diversity 390 – 425. SilverlinePrinters , Hyderabad.
  • Banu,J.G. and Sheela , M.S. 2005. Entomopathogenic nematodes. In: Sheela , M.S., HebsyBai and Girija , V.K. (Ed.)Nematode pests of crops in Kerala – an overview. 109 – 126.Kerala Agricultural University ,Mannuthy.
  • Banu,J.G. 2002.Scope of Entomopathogenic nematodes for the biocontrol of white grubs of coconut In : Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in India . Hussaini , S.S. and Rabindra , R.J. (Ed.) Project Directorate on Biological Control , Bangalore .
  • Subaharan,  K. Ponnamma , K.N., Mariamma Daniel and Banu,J.G.2005. Influence of weather on major pests of coconut ,arecanut and cocoa . In:Rajagopal , V. and Naresh Kumar , S. (Ed.) Value addition to weather data – Advisory service to farmers.47-62.Central Plantation Crops Research Institute , Kasaragod, Kerala.
  • Banu,J.G. 2010.Nematode infestation in Cotton. In: Khan, M.R. and Jairajpuri,M.S.(Ed.) Nematode infestations Part II: Industrial Crops. The  National Academy of Science, India. Pp 256-285.
  • Subramanian,S.,Banu,J.G. and Umamaheswari,S.2010.Nematode infestation in Coffee. In: Khan , M.R. and Jairajpuri,M.S.(Ed.) Nematode infestations Part II: Industrial Crops. The  National Academy of Science, India. pp.186-212.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013. Nematode pests of Cotton -A review. In: Jacob Annamalai,S., RaveendraNaik., Don C.P Amburose., Muthamil Selvan.M.,ChellaMuthu, K.M., Muthuvel,I.,SamuelKirubakaran, Krishnamoorthy,S., UshaRani,S., Padmanaban, P.K. (Ed.) Agriculture. All India Scientific Tamil Society, Thanjavore.pp.75-76.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013. Entomopathogenic fungi associated with Mealy bug in Cotton. In: Jacob Annamalai,S., RaveendraNaik., Don C.P Amburose., Muthamil Selvan.M.,ChellaMuthu, K.M., Muthuvel,I.,SamuelKirubakaran, Krishnamoorthy,S., UshaRani,S., Padmanaban, P.K. (Ed.) Agriculture. All India Scientific Tamil Society, Thanjavore. pp.123-125.

Paper presented in Conference/ Seminar / Symposia
Internationl:

  • Sundararaju , P., Banu, J.G. and Ratnakaran , K. 1998.Effect of various plant extracts on mortality of Radopholussimilis. In : Proceedings of the fourth International Workshop on Biological control and management of Chromolenaodorata. p37-39.
  • Banu, J.G., Sosamma,V.K. and Koshy, P.K.1998. Natural occurrence of an entomopathogenic nematode from Kerala. .  Paper presented in the Third International Symposium of Afro-Asian Society of Nematologists held at SBI, Coimbatore from 16th to 19th April, 1998. p. 99 .
  • Banu,J.G. and Sundarababu,R.2000.On the occurrence and pathogenicity of root knot nematode , Meloidogyne incognita  on Colocasiaesculenta. Third International symposium on tuber crops held at Central Tuber Crops Research Institute,Trivandrum from 19th  to 22rd  January , 2000.p164.
  • Banu,J.G.,Surulivelu, T., Amutha, M.andGopalakrishnan, N. 2009.Laboratory evaluation of insecticides and biopesticides against Phenacoccussolenopsis and Paracoccusmarginatus . Presented during Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2009) organized by Crop Protection Research Centre, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai – 627 002, Tamil Nadu, India from 26th to 28th November  ,2009.
  • Banu,J.G. 2009.Standardization of temperature for infectivity and multiplication of three entomopathogenic nematodes against Helicoverpaarmigera. Presented during  Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2009) organized by Crop Protection Research Centre, Department of Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology, St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai – 627 002, Tamil Nadu, India from 26th to 28th November  ,2009
  • Banu,J.G. 2010. Ecological characterization of a native isolate of SteinernemasiamkayaiStock ,Somsook, and Reid, 1998 from India. Proceedings in 62nd International Symposium on Crop Protection. pp66.
  • Banu,J.G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2011. Molecular characterization and virulence of a bacterial symbiont of native entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernemasiamkayai from India.  Presented during International Conference on  Biopesticides (ICOB 6) organized by University of   California , Riverside,CA,USA,  Maejo University ,Ching Mai, Thailand, and Society for Promotion and Innovation of Biopesticides at ImperailMaePing Hotel, Chiang Mai , Thailand from 11 to 16th December ,2011.
  • Banu,J.G. and Gopalakrishnan, N. 2011. Thermal characteristics of a native isolate of entomopathogenic fungus, Lecanicilliumlecanii from Mealy Bug in India. Presented during International Conference on  Biopesticides (ICOB 6) organized by University of   California , Riverside,CA,USA,  Maejo University ,Ching Mai, Thailand, and Society for Promotion and Innovation of Biopesticides at ImperailMaePing Hotel, Chiang Mai , Thailand from 11 to 16th December ,2011.
  • Banu, J.G. 2012.A Comparison  of  Soil Nematode Community Structure in Field Plots   of Conventional and Genetically Modified Cotton Expressing the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry 1Ac Toxin. Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Health Management for food security” held at Directorate of Rice Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.from28th  to 30th November , 2012. pp24-25.
  • Banu,J.G. and Amutha, M. 2013. Influence of insecticides on   Metarhiziumanisopliae (ARSEF-9613), a native entomopathogenic fungus from Mealybug. Proceedings of International Conference Insect Science, February, 14-17, 2013, Bangalore, India. pp 11.
  • Banu,J.G.  2013.Isolation, molecular characterization and virulence of a native entomopathogenic fungus,Metarhiziumanisopliae (ARSEF-9613) from Mealybug. Proceedings of International Conference Insect Science, February, 14-17, 2013, Bangalore, India. pp 12.
  • Banu,J.G.  2013. Temperature  optima for infectivity and multiplication of three native entomopathogenic nematodes against Spodopteralitura. Proceedings of 3rd International Congress of Global Warming on Biodiversity of Insects: Management and Conservation (GW-BIMC,2013) held at Bharathiar University ,Coimbatore from 26th to 27th November, 2013.pp.26.(Invited Lecture).
  • Banu,J.G. and Amutha, M. 2013.Thermal characteristics of native isolate of entomopathogenic fungi from Mealy Bug. Proceedings of 3rd International Congress of Global Warming on Biodiversity of Insects: Management and Conservation (GW-BIMC,2013) held at Bharathiar University ,Coimbatore from 26th to 27th November, 2013.pp.47.
  • Banu,J.G. and Amutha, M. 2013.On the natural occurrence of Cladosporiumcladosporioides (Fresen.) de Vries from Cotton Aphid ,Aphis gossypii  Glover. Proceedings of Fourth Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2013) held at  St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai – 627 002, Tamil Nadu, India from 28th to 30th November  2013.pp.65.
  • Amutha, M. and Banu,J.G. 2013. Variation in sequential developmental symptoms of pathogenesis bt entomopathogenic fungus on Paracoccusmarginatus. Proceedings of Fourth Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2013) held at  St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai – 627 002, Tamil Nadu, India from 28th to 30th November  ,2013.pp.67.
  • Amutha, M. and Banu,J.G. 2013. Pathogenesis related enzyme activity during pathogenesis of entomopathogens. Proceedings of Fourth Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON-2013) held at  St.Xavier’s College , Palayamkottai – 627 002, Tamil Nadu, India from 28th to 30th November  ,2013.pp.97.
  • Banu,J.G. 2014.Nematodes as bioindicators of soil health. Proceedings of International Conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology held at The Quorum Hotels, Mysore , Karnataka , India from 30th to 31st January ,2014.pp.54.
  • Banu,J.G. 2014.Is insect resistant transgenic Bt cotton susceptible to nematodes?. Proceedings of International Conference on Probing Bioscience for food Security and Environmental Safety held at Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, India from 16th to 18th February, 2014. pp. 79.
  • Banu,J.G. 2014.Isolation, identification and molecular characterization of bacterial symbiont of a native entomopathogenic nematode. Proceedings of International Conference on Probing Bioscience for food Security and Environmental Safety held at Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha, India from 16th to 18th February, 2014. pp. 117.
  • Banu,J.G. 2014. A novel method for the management of mealybug in cotton.Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Agriculture and Horticulture held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre,Hyderabad from 27th to 29th October,2014. pp.104.

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  • Sosamma, V.K. and Banu, J.G.1996. Entomophilic nematodes In: Recent advances in Integrated management of pest and diseases of coconut , Central Plantation Crops Research Institute ,Regional Station , Kayangulam. p 230-242.
  • Sundararaju , P. Koshy , P.K.,  Banu,J.G.,Ratnakaran , K. and Sosamma , V.K.1995. Plant parasitic nematodes associated with oil palm (ElaeisguinensisJacq.) in India. Paper presented during the National symposium on nematode problems of India “An appraisal of the nematode management with ecofriendly approaches and bio-components” held at Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi from 24th to 26th, 1995. p39.
  • Koshy,P.K. and Banu, J. G. 1998. Use of fungal and bacterial antagonists for the biological control of nematodes in plantation crops. Paper presented in the National seminar on biological suppression of plant diseases ,phytoparasitic nematodes and weeds. Present scenario and future thrusts held at Project Directorate on Biological Control, Bangalore .p69-76.
  • Meena ,B. and Banu, J.G. 1999. Plant growth – promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) as inducers of disease resistance. Paper presented in the Seminar on “Modern trends in plant science” held at A.V.C.College , Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai from 4th to 6th March , 1999.p.1
  • Banu, J.G. and Meena , B.1999.Control of root – knot nematode ,Meloidogyne incognita  in tomato nursery. Paper presented in the Seminar on “Modern trends in plant science” held at A.V.C.College ,Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai from 4th to 6th March , 1999.p.24.
  • Meena ,B. and Banu, J.G. 1999.Management of plant disease by palmorosa oil. Paper presented in the Seminar on “Modern trends in plant science” held at A.V.C.College ,Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai from 4th to 6th March , 1999.p.82.
  • Banu, J.G. and Meena , B.1999.Effect of various plant extracts on mortality of root – knot nematode , Meloidogyne incognita. Paper presented in the Seminar on “Modern trends in plant science” held at A.V.C.College ,Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai from 4th to 6th March , 1999.p.86.
  • Banu,J.G. 2000.Influence of temperature on the multiplication of Radopholussimilis on carrot discs. Paper presented in the V National conference of applied zoology held at Madras Christian College, Chennai from 27th to 29th December,2000 p.22.
  • Cannayane, I. and Banu,J.G. 2000.Integrated application of Paecilomyceslilacinus , Verticilliumchlamydosporiumandoilcakes for the management ofMeloidogyne incognita in Brinjal.(Solonummelongena L) Paper presented in the V National conference of applied zoology held at Madras Christian College, Chennai from 27th to 29th December,2000 p.171.
  • Jeyarani,S. and Banu,J.G, 2000.Effect of  insecticide usage on natural enemies in rice ecosystem. Paper presented in the V National conference of applied zoology held at Madras Christian College, Chennai from 27th to 29th December,2000 p.164.
  • Banu,J.G., and Sundarababu,R.2000.Survey on plant parasitic nematodes associated with Taro, Colocasiaesculenta(L) Scott in Kerala. Paper presented in the V National conference of applied zoology held at Madras Christian College, Chennai from 27th to 29th December,2000 p.20.
  • Arulraj,P., Seenivasan,N. and Banu,J.G.1999.Nematode diversity in Banana growing areas of Tamilnadu. In: Proceedings of the National conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development held at Erode Arts College, Erode from 26th to 27thMarch , 1999.p7.
  • Banu,J.G., Cannayane,I. and Seenivasan,N.2000. Life table for Meloidogyne incognita in tomato at different temperatures. Paper presented in the V National confernce of applied zoology held at Madras Christian College, Chennai from 27th to 29th December, 2000 p.23.
  • Banu,J.G.,Seenivasan,N. and Arulraj,P.1999.Ecofriendly management of root knot nematode , Meloidogyne incognita on Tomato. In:Proceedings of the National conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development held at Erode Arts College, Erode from 26th to 27th March , 1999.p25.
  • Banu,J.G.,Seenivasan,N. and Arulraj,P.1999.Effect of seed soaking with plant products or chemicals on nematode multiplication and biochemical contents of tomato roots infected by Meloidogyne incognita. In: Proceedings of the National conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development held at Erode Arts College, Erode from 26th to 27thMarch , 1999.p25.
  • Seenivasan,N., Arulraj,P and Banu,J.G., 1999.Community analysis of nematodes in Coimbatore district of Tamilnadu. In:Proceedings of the National conference on biodiversity conservation and sustainable development held at Erode Arts College, Erode from 26th to 27th March , 1999p.26.
  • Banu,J.G., Subramanian , S and Rajendran , G. 2002. Laboratory evaluation of entomopathogenic nematode ,Steinernemasp. and Heterorhabditissp against banana psuedostem borer , Odoiporuslongicollis In: National seminar on Recent trends in pest and diseases and their management held at Tamilnadu Agricultural University , Coimbatore from 11th to 13th October , 2001.
  • Banu,J.G. 2002.Scope of Entomopathogenic nematodes as biocontrol agents in Kerala. In : Brain storming session among EPN Nematologists. Held at Project Directorate on Biological Control , Bangalore from 21st to 22nd January , 2002.
  • Koshy , P.K., Banu ,J.G. and Sosamma , V.K.2003.Detection of nematodes  in  Horticultural crops :Seminar on  Disease detection in Horticultural Crops held at Central Plantation Crops Research Institute , Kasaragod on 25th March , 2003.
  • Banu,J.G., Subaharan , K. and RohiniIyer , 2004. Occurrence and distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in white grub endemic areas Paper presented during PLACROSYM , 2004  held at Central Plantation Crops Research Institute , Kasaragod – 671 124 from 14th to 17th December,2004.
  • Banu,J.G. 2009.  Nematodes as bioindicators of soil health. In Proceedings of National Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Management of Bioresources (AZRA 2009)  held at Andhra University , Visakhapatnam – 530 003 from 28th to  29th , October, 2009.Pp 154.
  • Banu,J.G., C.S. Praharaj and Gopalakrishnan, N.2009.  Long term effect of fertilizer application on nematode community structure in cotton based cropping system. In  AZRA 2009 National Conference on Biodiversity Conservation and Management of Bioresources held at Andhra University , Visakhapatnam – 530 003 from 28 29 , October, 2009.Pp 157.
  • Banu,J.G. 2009.Plant parasitic nematodes associated with Bt cotton. In: National Symposium on “Bt – Cotton: Opportunities and prospects” held at CICR, Nagpur from 17th to 19th November, 2009.Pp 121.
  • Banu,J.G.,  Surulivelu, T, Balamurugan, M.,  Amutha, M. and Gopalakrishnan,N.2009. Natural occurrence of entomopathogenic fungi in mealy bug, Phenococcussolenopsis (Tinsley) (Hemiptera:Psuedococcidae) in India. In: National Symposium on “Bt – Cotton: Opportunities and prospects” held at CICR, Nagpur from 17th to 19th November, 2009.Pp 121.
  • Banu, J.G. and Dharajothi, B.2009.Effect of entomopathogenic nematode – bacteria complex on different stages of  Spodopteralituraon cotton. In: National Symposium on “Bt – Cotton: Opportunities and prospects” held at CICR, Nagpur from 17th to 19th November, 2009.Pp 121.
  • Amutha, M.  andBanu,J.G. 2010. Pathogenicity of entamopathogenic fungus BeauveriaBassianaagainst cotton mealybugs, (Phenacoccussolenopsis(Tinsley) and Paracoccusmarginatus(Williams and Granara De Willink). Proceedings of the Ninety seventh session of the Indian science congress Thiruvananthapuram, 2010 Part I Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.271.
  • Banu, J.G., Amutha,M.2010. Susceptibility of different developmental stages of the cotton Mealy Bug, Paracoccusmarginatus(Williams and Granara de Willink) to entomopathogenic fungi. Proceedings of the Ninety seventh session of the Indian science congress Thiruvananthapuram, 2010 Part I Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.285.
  • Banu,J.G. 2010.Bioclimatics of reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus  reniformis in Bt  Cotton. In:  Proceedings of National Conference on Paradigm shift in cotton research and cultivation, Navsari .Pp 11.
  • Banu, J.G. and Amutha,M. 2011. Histo-pathological Changes of Cotton Mealybug ParacoccusmarginatusInfected by four native emtomopathogenic fungi. Proceedings of the Ninety eighth session of the Indian science congress Chennai, 2011 Part II Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.85.
  • Banu, J.G .and   Amutha,M. 2011.Evaluation of Lecanicillumlecaniiin lab and pot Culture Conditions,as a potential candidate for bio-control of mealy bug, Phenococcussoleopsis. Proceedings of the Ninety eighth session of the Indian science congress Chennai, 2011 Part II Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.86.
  • Amutha, M.  andBanu,J.G. 2011. Biochemical Changes during pathogenesis of cotton Mealybug with Metarhiziumanisopliae. Proceedings of the Ninety eighth session of the Indian science congress Chennai, 2011 Part II Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.83.
  • Amutha,M. and Banu,J.G.2011.Compatibility between Green Muscardine Fungus, Metarhiziumanisopliaeand insecticides used in Cotton Ecosystem. Proceedings of the Ninety eighth session of the Indian science congress Chennai, 2011 Part II Section of Agriculture and forestry sciences. Pp.84.
  • Surulivelu,T., Banu, J.G., SonaiRajan, T., Dharajothi, B. and Amutha.M.  2011. Prospects of fungal pathogens for the management of Mealybugs in Bt Cotton. Proceedings of the National Symposium on Harnessing Biodiversity for Biological control of crop pests held at National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects, Bangalore, during 25th to26th May 2011.Pp 63.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013.First record of Cladosporiumcladosporioides(Fresen.) de Vries from mealy bug, Phenococcussolenopsis Tinsley in India. Proceedings of the 10th National symposium on “Biotechnological approaches for plant protection: Constraints and opportunities” held at  ICAR Research Complex for Goa, Ela, Old Goa-403 402 from 27th  to 29th January , 2013. Pp 56.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013. Effect of vermiwash on Reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis  infesting cotton in India. Proceedings of the 10th National symposium on “Biotechnological approaches for plant protection: Constraints and opportunities” held at at ICAR Research Complex for Goa, Ela, Old Goa-403 402 from 27th  to 29th January , 2013. Pp 129.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013. Nematode pests of Cotton -A review. Paper presented during National Conference on Scientific Tamil held at ThavathiruSanthalingaAdigalar college of Arts and Tamil, Coimbatore from 9th to 10th February,2013.Pp 123-125.
  • Banu, J.G. 2013. Entomopathogenic fungi associated with Mealy bug in Cotton. Paper presented during National Conference on Scientific Tamil held at ThavathiruSanthalingaAdigalar college of Arts and Tamil, Coimbatore from 9th to 10th February,2013.Pp 75-76.

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