Name:

Dr. Vishlesh Shankar Nagrare,
Principal Scientist, (Agricultural Entomology)

 eMail:
vs.nagrare@gmail.com
 Specialisation
Sustainable cotton pest management
Qualification
Ph.D (Entomology)

 Years of experience

16 years

Address
Central Institute for Cotton Research
Post bag No.2, Shankar Nagar P.O, NAGPUR ,
Maharashtra: 440010, India
Tel +91 7103-275536, 275538, Fax +91 7103 275529

ACADEMIC QUALIFUCATION:

  • Ph D in Entomology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, IARI, New Delhi , 1999
  • M.Sc., in Agricultural Entomology, Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh krish Vidhyapeeth, Akola , 1996
  • B.Sc in Agriculture, Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh krish Vidhyapeeth, Akola , 1994

EMPLOYMENT:

Principal Scientist (PB4) CICR Nagpur 2014 - Present
Senior Scientist (PB4) CICR Nagpur 2011- 2014
Senior Scientist (PB3) CICR Nagpur 2008 - 2011
Scientist Senior Scale CICR Nagpur 2007 - 2008
Scientist Senior Scale NRCO, Sikkim 2003 - 2007
Scientist NRCO, Sikkim 1999 - 2003

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Primary Research Area : Sustainable sucking pest management

 

Current research areas : Development of sustainable management strategies for sucking pests of cotton.

RESEARCH PROJECTS HANDLED

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Project title

Funding Agency

Period

Role

Simulation models/electronic gadgets to predict insect infestation, bollworm resistance to Bt cotton, area, production and price of cotton.

NAIP-world Bank

2013-2017

CoPI

Research into development of decision support systems for management of insect pests of major rice and cotton based cropping systems.

NAIP-world Bank

2008-2014

CCPI

Crop pest surveillance and advisory project (CROPSAP) in Maharashtra.

RKVY/Ag dept

2009-2017

PI

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

TMC

2007-2012

CoPI

Development and validation of IPM / IRM strategies for Bt and conventional cotton under different eco-systems.

TMC

2007-2012

CoPI

Development, validation, utilization and/ or commercialization of biopesticides and bio inoculants

TMC

2007-2012

CoPI

Development of transgenic diploid cotton for insect resistance.

Institute

2008-2011

CoPI

Collection, conservation, evaluation, documentation and maintenance of germplasm of cultivated species of Gossypium. 

Institute

2006-2013

CoPI

Amelioration of leaf reddening and parawilt in cotton. 

Institute

2010-2013

CoPI

Studies on bionomics and management of mealybug.

Institute

2008-2010

PI

Ecological – based approaches for sustainable sucking pests management.

Institute

2008-2010

PI

Studies on Tobacco Streak Virus (TSV) infecting Cotton in India

Institute

2008-2009

CoPI

 

SEMINAR/ SYMPOSIA/ CONFERENCE/ WORKSHOP ATTENDED

 

Name of Seminar/ Symposia/ Conference/ Workshop

Period

Place

National Conference on Innovation in Agribusiness. Presented paper on ICT tools in crop protection.

26th - 27th Feb 2016

Dr Ambedkar College, Nagpur,

National symposium on Future technologies: Indian Cotton in Next decade. Presented paper on biochemical changes in mealybug infested plants.

17-19 Dec, 2015

ANU, Guntur

Presented ‘Diversity and role of spiders in cotton pest management’ in ‘3rd Asian Conference of Arachnology’

16-19 Nov, 2015

Amravati (Maharashtra)

Review meeting to finalize action plan for Cotton Leaf Curl Virus disease (ClCuD), Pink bollworm management (PBM) and High density planting system (HDPS).

21 Feb 2015

CICR, Nagpur

One day NAAS Silver Jubilee Symposium on “25 years of Research on Insect Resistance to toxins – the way forward”

27th Dec 2014

CICR, Nagpur

Brain storming session 'Where are the constraints for high cotton yields?'

15th Mar 2014

CICR Nagpur

Workshop on ‘IPM and future strategies’ under TMC MM II

6 July 2011

DoCD, Mumbai

Annual thematic workshop

7-8 Mar 2011

IIHR Bangalore

Participated in The national workshop on Innovations and better management practices in Climate Resilient and sustainable cotton production,

15-16 Dec 2010

CRIDA Hyderabad.

Annual meeting of American Society of Agronomy/ Crop Science Society of America/ Soil Science Society of America

16-19 Oct 2011

San Antanio, Texas, USA

National Symposium on “Bt cotton: Opportunities and Prospects

17-19 Nov 2009

CICR, Nagpur

National Seminar on  Intellectual Property Rights

30 May 2008

NIIPM, Nagpur

Seminar on 7th programme of European Union – Opportunities for cooperation between India and European union researchers and Research Organuzation

18 July 2008

Pune

National Seminar on second green revolution necessity or compulsion

19-21 Oct 2008

Adilabad, AP

2nd Indian Horticulture Congress on Opportunities and Linkages for Horticulture Research and Development (Focus- North Eastern Region),

18-21April 2007

Shillong, Meghalaya

National conference on Applied entomology: current status, challenges and opportunities,

26-28 Sept, 2005

Udaipur

1st Indian Horticulture Congress 2004

6–9 Nov 2004

New Delhi

National Symposium on Frontier Areas of Entomological Research

5-7 Nove, 2003

New Delhi

6th National Seminar on Orchid Diversity in India: Science and Commerce and Orchids

11-13 Oct 2001

Palampur (HP)

     

 

TRAINING ATTENDED, tRAINING CONDUCTED, INVITED LECTURES

International

  • Sensor Based Technologies and application for natural Resource management at Colorado State University from August 15 th 2011 through 15 th November 2011 at Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

National

  • Biochemical and Molecular Biology Advanced Techniques,  18 November - 08 December  2008, IARI, New Delhi
  • Biosystematics of agriculturally important insect and mite biodiversity, 8-28 November, 2006, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Model Training Course on Insecticide Resistance Management in Cotton  23- 30 October 2007,  CICR, Nagpur.  
  • Intellectual Property Rights and World Trade Organization, 5-9 December 2005, ASCI, Hyderabad.
  • Refresher course on Agricultural Research Project Management 18 September to 08 October 2001, NAARM, Hyderabad
  • 71st Foundation course for Agriculture Research Service 25 August -  22 December 2000,  NAARM, Hyderabad

TRAINING ORGANIZED

  • Organized one day group discussion on pest assessment and management between scientists,  Agriculture officials, SRFs and pest scouts under HDPS at CICR, Nagpur on 10.09.2014. About 106 stakeholders participated.
  • Conducted training on Biological control of mealybugs for visiting farmers at Farmers technology school-Krishi Vasant during 9-13 Feb 2014 at CICR, Nagpur.
  • Conducted 2 days duration trainings for 242 Master Trainers and SDAO’s of Govt. of Maharashtra in 4 batches viz., 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 24 & 25 September and 27 & 28 October 2009 at CICR, Nagpur
  • Organized one day training on pest assessment and management for Agriculture officials, SRFs and pest scouts under HDPS at CICR, Nagpur on 10.09.2014. About 106 trainees participated.

INVITED TALKS

  • Delivered talk on “Pest monitoring and ecosystem management in vegetables” in “One month Season Long Training Program on Vegetables” on 20.012016 at Central Integrated Pest Management Centre, Civil lines Nagpur
  • Delivered talk on pest and disease management in cotton to 40 participants in the workshop organized by NGO ‘Solidaridad’ in association with another NGO ‘Better Cotton Initiative’ on 2nd March 2016 at Sewagram, Wardha.
  • Delivered talk on effective pest and disease management in cotton in workshop on HDPS and Bt cotton cultivation organized by Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC), Akot, Dist Akola on 13th May 2014. Provided technical back up to 200 participating farmers.
  • Delivered talk on pest and disease management strategies under HDPS as well as in Bt cotton in the training on HDPS cotton cultivation at Pusad jointly organized by Vasantaro Naik Smriti Pratishan and Agriculture department, Govt of Maharashtra, Pusad,  Dist Yeotmal on 3rd June 2014. Provided technical back up to 125 participating farmers of 4 Talukas (Pusad, Mohagoan, Digras and Umarkhed)
  • Pest and disease management in HDPS. About 175 framers attended the meet under ATMA on group farming training at Village-Talegaon, Ta Ashti, Dist Wardha on 31/10/2014.
  • Pest management in cotton in ‘Kapus melava’ organized by CICR on 11 December 2013. About 700 cotton farmers from Jalgaon District participated.
  • Pest management in cotton in Kshetriy Kisan Goshthi on September 27, 2013 at Jam, Samudrapur Taluk of Wardha District.
  • Pest and disease management in HDPS at  group farming training at Village-Talegaon, Ta Ashti, Dist Wardha on 31/10/2014.
  • Conducted training on Biological control of mealybugs for visiting farmers at Farmers technology school-Krishi Vasant during 9-13 Feb 2014 at CICR, Nagpur.
  • Strategies for pest management in cotton, 12-13 July 12, VANAMATI, Nagpur.
  • Cotton Crop, key insects, life cycles and damage,  17.5.2012, Nagpur
  • Pest management Organic cotton production, 31.8.2010 to 1.9.2010, CICR, Nagpur
  • Cotton Scenario: Pest and disease management perspective in Maharashtra, 19.6.11, Aurngabad.
  • Pest and disease management strategies in cotton, Agro Vision 2012, 30.01.2012, Nagpur.
  • Pest and disease management strategies in cotton, 10.02.2012 CICR, Nagpur.
  • Cotton pest and disease management, 27.3. 2012, Gadchandur, Dist Chandrapur
  • Pest management in cotton , 30.5.10, Pusad, Yeotmal. 
  • Pest management in Bt Cotton 6.1.2010, VANAMATI, Nagpur
  • Kapashivaril Kid Vyavashthapan Ranniti (Marathi), 26.5.2008 Pusad, Yavatmal
  • Kapashivaril Kid:  Vyavashthapan Ranniti (Marathi), 1.7.2008. Yavatmal
  • Cotton mealybug management, 26.07.2008, Arwi, Wardha.
  • Cotton mealybug management 30-31 July 2008, CICR, Nagpur.
  • Cotton pest management strategies 25.9.2008, CIPMC, Nagpur.
  • Cotton Mealybug Management  23.9.2008, CICR, Nagpur.  
  • Strategies for cotton pest management (Marathi) in KAPAS MELA 08-09, 23.10.2008, CICR Nagpur.
  • The WHO Recommended Classification of Pesticides by Hazard on 25th October 2007, CICR, Nagpur
  • Pest and disease management in Cymbidium in Production Technology of Cymbidium on 18.8.2006, Tadong, Sikkim
  • Pest and disease management in Cymbidium,  Pakyong, Sikkim
  • Pests and Diseases of Orchids and their Management 15-19th Sept, 2006, Mirik, Darjeeling
  • Orchid management in NEH region,  28-30th Jan. 2004,  Barapani, Meghalaya. 
  • Radio talk: Bt Kapashisathi  Kid Vyavashthapan Ranniti  2008 on 26.6.2008, broadcasted on 28.6.2008 AIR, Nagpur.
  • Emerging pests of cotton, 27.11.07 AIR, Nagpur.
  • TV talk: Mealybug occurrence and its management Nagpur doordarshan recorded 17.06.2008.

 

TECHNOLOGY DISSEMINATED

  • Disseminated eco-friendly mealybug management strategies through print media, presentations, lectures etc.
  • Disseminated cotton pest management strategies through ICT under  Crop pest surveillance and advisory project (2009-14)

AWARDS/ REWARDS/ RECOGNITION

  • Crop pest surveillance and advisory project bagged Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2012-13
  • NATIONAL GOLD AWARDS ON e- GOVERNANCE 2011-12  under the category  ‘Exemplary Re-Use of ICT Based Solutions’ by  Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances, Government of India to project Crop pest surveillance and advisory project (CROPSAP)- Principal investigator for CICR which is one of the partners in the award citation.
  • Best Poster Award for Vennila, S. Meenu Agarwal, Nagrare, V.S. Jitendra Singh and Prasad, Y.G. 2012. Description, damage, scenario, weather based prediction and management of mirid bugs (Campylomma livida – Miridae: Hemiptera) on rainfed cotton of Central India. Paper presented at the International Conference on Plant Health Management for Food Security, held during 28-30 November 2012at Hyderabad by Plant Protection Association of India.

PUBLICATIONS

Research articles

  • Nagrare V. S., Kranthi S., Kranthi K.R., Naik V. Chinna Babu, Deshmukh Vrushali, Naikwadi Bhausaheb and Dahekar Ashish (2016) Relative toxicity of insecticides against cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera:Pseudococcidae) and its fortuous parasitod Aenasius bambawalei Hayat (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Journal of Applied and Natural Science 8 (2): 987 – 994. 
  • Nagrare V. S., Deshmukh Vrushali, Naikwadi Bhausaheb, Bhoyar Paresh and Khadakkar Suvarna (2015) Spider diversity in transgenic and non-transgenic cotton in rainfed agro ecosystem of central India. Res. J. Biotech 10 (12):76-84
  • Nagrare V. S., Bisane K. D., Deshmukh A. J. and Kranthi S. 2012. Studies on life cycle parameters of leafhoppers, Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida). Entomon 37 (1-4): 93-99.
  • Prakash A. H., Kranthi K. R., Nagrare V. S., Kranthi S. and Gotmare V. P. 2014. Cotton leaf reddening- Systematic damage caused by use of Methomyl in Cotton. Cotton Research Journal, 6(1): 83-88.
  • Nagrare V. S., Deshmukh A. J., Bisane A. K. (2014) Relative Performance of Bt-Cotton Hybrids against Sucking Pests and Leaf Reddening under Rainfed Farming. Entomol Ornithol Herpetol 3: 134. doi:10.4172/2161-0983.1000134
  • Nagrare V. S., Kumar Rishi, Dharajothi B.  2014. A record of five mealybug species as minor pests of cotton in India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2 (4): 110-114.
  • Vennila S, Agarwal Meenu, Nagrare V S, Prasad Y G, Prabhakar M. 2014. Ornamental hosts of cotton mealybug (Phenacoccus solenopsis). The Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 84(1):161-163.
  • Kumar Rishi, Nagrare V. S., Nitharwal Mukesh,   Swami Dinesh and Prasad Y. G. 2013 Within-plant distribution of an invasive mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis, and associated losses in cotton. Phytoparasitica, DOI 10.1007/s12600-013-0361-6. Published online on 7 November 2013.
  • Nagrare V.S., Rishi Kumar, Amutha M., Dharajothi B., Kranthi S., Vennila S., Deshmukh A.J., Bisane K.D., Manjula, Kranthi K.R.2012.A record of host plants of mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley for devising ecofriendly management strategies. J. ent. Res., 36 (4) : 327-344
  • Meena N.K., Nagrare V.S. & Medhi R.P. 2011. Thrips, Dichromothrips nakahari Mound (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) infesting the Orchids in India-A new report . Indian Journal of Horticulture 68(4):587-588.
  • Dharajothi B., Sonai Rajan T., Nagrare V.S, Amutha M., Rishi Kumar & Surulivelu T. 2011 Influence of spatial cropping pattern of cotton cultivation on population dynamics of mirid bug, Creantiades biseratense(Distant) In Book of paper of  World Cotton Research Conference-5 edited by  Kranthi K.R.,Venugopalon M. V., Balasubryamanya R.H, Kranthi S., Singh S. B. Excel India Publishers New Delhi 210-215
  • Kranthi S. , Kranthi K.R., Rishi Kumar, Dharajothi, Udikeri S.S, GMV Prasad Rao, Zanwar P.R., Nagrare V.S., Naik CB., Singh V, Ramamurthy .V.V, Monga D. 201. Emerging and Key insect pest on Bt cotton. Their identification, taxanomy, genetic diversity and management. Presented in world Cotton Research Conference -5, Nov.7-11, 2011, Mumbai India.
  • Kranthi K. R., Nagrare V. S., Vennila S, and Kranthi S. 2011. Packages of Practices for Mealybug management. The ICAC Recorder 29(1) 1.4.11.
  • Nagrare, V. S., Kranthi, S., Biradar, V. K., Zade, N. N., Sangode, V., Kakde, G., Shukla, R. M., Shivare, D., Khadi, B. M. and Kranthi, K. R. 2009. Widespread infestation of the exotic mealybug species, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Tinsley) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on cotton in India. Bulletin of Entomological Research  99, 537-541
  • Pal, R., Nagrare, V. S., and Dayamma, M. 2010. Notes on growth and flowering behaviour of Liparis cordifolia J.D. Hook (Orchidaceae): a beautiful terrestrial orchid. Indian Forester 136: 228-233.
  • Nagrare VS, Rampal & Barman D. 2009 Pests associated with orchid Dendrobium nobile under Mid-Altitude of Sikkim. Environment and Ecology 27(2): 560-562
  • Rampal, Dayamma M. and Nagrare V. S. 2009. Effect of BAP (6 benzyle Amino purine) on bud break and plantlets regeneration from the back bulbs of Calanthe yucksomnesis S. Z. Lucksom (Orchidaceae), Indian Journal of Foresty, 32 (1): 65-68
  • Nagrare, V. S. and Rampal 2008. Response of acaricides against two spotted spider mite tetanychus urticae Koch infesting cymbidium under polyhouse in Sikkim, Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, 11(2): 104-106.
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2008. The occurrence of Mite Brevipalpus essigi Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) on Orchid Dendrobium nobile in Sikkim, India, Science and Culture 74 (1-2): 87
  • Barman D., Rai B, Bharati T. U., Nagrare V. S., Medhi R. P. 2007. Influence of chemicals on vaselife of Cymbidium hybrid variety Hallyes Comet Aurora, Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, 10(4): 240-244.
  • Barman D., Basak  J.,  Rai B., Devadas R., Nagrare V. S. and Medhi R.P. 2007 Performance of Cymbidium hybrids in Mid hill situation of Sikkim Journal of Ornamental Horticulture, 10 (1) : 30-33. 
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2006. Aphid Macrosiphum luteum (Bukton) infests the orchid Vanda coerulea- A new report. Entomon 31(3): 225-227,
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2006. A new record of the scale Diaspis boisduvalii (Signoret) (Hemiptera : Diaspididae) infesting  the orchid Dendrobium nobile , Entomon, 31(1): 339-340.
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2006. Pest complex of orchid Dendrobium nobile. Insect environment 12(3): 101,
  • Nagrare,V. S. 2005. New Record of Shoot Borer Peridaedala sp. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae ) and its Host Range of Orchids. Entomon, 30(4): 359-360.
  • Nagrare, V. S. A new record of black weevil (Sipalinis sp) damage on orchids. Ann. Pl. Protec. Sci. 13(2): 490-491, 2005.
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2004. The black aphid, Toxoptera aurantii (B. De F.) infests the Orchid, Oncidium Gower Ramsay. Entomon 29(2): 193-195,
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2004. Occurrence of Mollusca Cryptaustenia verrucosa (Godwin – Austin) on Orchid Calanthe spp.- A new report. Sci & Cult. 70(7-8): 289,
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2003. Occurrence of aphid Toxoptera aurantii on orchid Dendrobium densiflorum- A new report. Ann. Pl. Protec. Sci. 11(2): 379,
  • Nagrare, V. S. and P. Bhatia. 2002. Susceptibility of bruchids reared on three pulses to gamma radiation. Journal of Insect Science, 15 (1&2):40-42,
  • Das L., Mishra S. K., Burman R. R., Nayak A. K., Mahanta K.K., Nagrare V. Doley S. 2002. Problem identification through participatory rural appraisal. Indian journal of Extension education 38(3-4): 226-230.  
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2001. Pests of orchids and their management in Sikkim- A survey. J. orchid Soc. India. 15(1-2): 65-68,
  • Nagrare, V. S. and P. Bhatia. 2001. Longevity of F1 progeny of irradiated adults of Bruchids on grain pulses. J. Appl. Zool. Res. 12 (1): 64-66,
  • Nagrare, V. S. and P. Bhatia. 2000. Effect of gamma radiation on the emergence of F1 adults of Bruchids on different pulses. J. Nuclear Agric. Biol. 29 (3-4): 207-211.
  • Nagrare, V. S. and P. Bhatia. 2000. Effect of gamma radiation on egg hatchability of Bruchids developing in three pulses. J. Nuclear Agric. Biol. 29 (1): 8-12.
  • Nagrare, V. S. and G. D. More. 1998. Economics in using bioagents against Helicoverpa armigera on pigeonpea. Indian J. Ent. 60(2): 203-206.

Book

  • Nagrare V.S., Kranthi S., Kranthi K. R., Naik V. Chinna Babu, Kumar Rishi, Dharajothi B., Udikeri S.S., Mukherjee A.K., Mukherjee P. K, Monga D., Sampath Kumar A., Narkhedkar N.G.,  Banu Gulsar, Raju A.R., Tayade A. S., Prakash A.H., Khader  S.E.S.A. (2013).  Handbook of Cotton Plant Health, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur  pp: 100

 

Papers in conference proceedings/ book chapters

  • Nagrare V. S., Kranthi S.,  Kumar Rishi, Dharajothi  B.,  Amutha M.,  Kranthi K. R.  (2016) Cotton. In Mealybugs and their Management in Agricultural and Horticultural crops (Edited by M. Mani  and C. Shivaraju ), pp 271-281. Published by Springer India.
  • Nagrare, V. S. 2003. Pest complex of orchids. Proceedings of the National Symposium on Frontier Areas of Entomological Research, 5-7 November, 2003, New Delhi, pp. 633,
  •  Nagrare, V. S. 2003. Pests of bulbous ornamentals and their management. In: Bulbous ornamentals. (Ed. Rajeevan P. K., Singh K. P. Valsalakumari P. K. Geetha C. K.). Published by Indian Society of Ornamental Horticulture , Division of Ornamental Horticulture , IARI, New Delhi,  pp 161-176.
  • Kranthi .S, Kranthi K.R, Rishi Kumar, Dharajothi, Udikeri S.S, GMV Prasad Rao, Zanwar P.R., Nagrare V.S., Naik CB., Singh V, Ramamurthy .V.V, Monga D. 2011. Emerging and Key insect pest on Bt cotton. Their identification, taxanomy, genetic diversity and management .World cotton Research Conference-5, book of papers edited by kranthi K.R Venugopalam M.V, Balsuramanya R.H, Kranthi S. Singh SB,& Blaise. Excel India Publishers New Delhi 281-286.

Popular articles/ short notes/ short communications

  • Nagrare VS, Deshmukh Vrushali, Naikwadi Bhausaheb and Dahekar Ashish. 2014. Papaya mealybug infested cotton in central zone.Cotton innovate-Weekly Newsletter from central Institute for cotton research, Nagpur.1(2), January 12-18, 2014.
  • Nagrare VS, Deshmukh Vrushali, Naikwadi Bhausaheb, Dahekar Ashish. 2014. Rodent pest causing 0.5% loss to cotton crop.  Cotton innovate-Weekly Newsletter from central Institute for cotton research, Nagpur, 1(4), January 26- Feb 1, 2014.
  • Nagrare VS,  Deshmukh Vrushali, Naikawadi Bhausaheb 2013.  Mirid bug  Hyalopeplus lineifer Walker  recorded as a  minor pest of cotton. Cotton innovate-Weekly Newsletter from Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur.  11(4), November 24-30, 2013.
  • Nagrare V.S. Chimeras in cotton plant Cotton innovate-Weekly Newsletter from central Institute for cotton research, Nagpur . 10 (3), October 14-19, 2013.
  • Nagrare V S, Pal R. 2008. A viable option- Cultivating potted orchids fetches more. Indian Hort, 53(2), 24-6
  • Nagrare V. S. Bt kapashsathi kid vyavasthapan ranniti - 2008 in Kapus Lagwad Tantradyan Mahiti Pustika 2008-09 (Marathi) published by Agricultrure department Govt of Maharashtra released on 26 May 2008 at Kapus Utpadan Parisanwad organized by Vasantrao Naik Smriti Pratishtan, Pusad and Agricultural department govt of Maharashtra.
  • Nagrare V. S.,  Kranthi S., Khadi B.M. & Kranthi K. R. Infestation of Indian cotton by mealybug species, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Tinsley) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). CICR Newsletter, 24(3), July- Sept 2008.
  • Kranthi S., Kranthi K. R., Zade N. N. Shivare D., Vennila  S., Nagrare V. S. & Ramamurthy  V. V. Record of parasitoid population on a predator,  CICR Newsletter, 24(3), July- Sept 2008.
  • Nagrare, V. S., Kranthi K. R. and Gupta R. R. 2007. Bharat Aur Pakistan Main Kapas Par Mealybug Ka Prakop: Ek Paridrushya (Hindi), Kapas Samachar, CICR Nagpur, Oct –Dec 2007.
  • Nagrare, V. S. Managing pests in orchid flower production. Indian Horticulture 52(2), Mrach-April 2007: 10-11.
  • Nagrare, V. S. and D. Barman 2007. Cultivation technique for Cymbidium. Floriculture Today,  June 2007: 14:22
  • Nagaraju V.,  Nagrare V. S., Chakrabarti Syamali and Rampal North- East: A heaven for orchids, Souvenir, North-East Expo 2006, Dimapur, Nagaland. Published by Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, New Delhi pp. 55-66
  • Ram Pal and Nagrare, V. S. Adbhut rup Cymbidium ka. Falful, April-June, 205, pp19-21 (Hindi), 2005.
  • Nagrare, V. S. The black aphid Toxoptera aurantii infesting Orchids, Orchid News Vol. 20 December 2004, Published by The Orchid Society of India, Chandigarh
  • Ram Pal and Nagrare, V. S. Cymbidium sunakhari Fulko kheti Keen? Kahan? Ani Kasari garne? Part 1, 2, 3, September 3-5, 2004, Himalayan Darpan, Siliguri (Nepali)
  • Nagrare, V. S. and Bag, T. K. Under greenhouse- Pest management in Gerbera. Krishak Samachar. 46(8):7-8,  2001
  • Nagrare, V. S. World of Orchids, Employment News. Vol.XXVI No. 16, 21-27 July 2001
  • Rao, S. R. K. and Nagrare, V. S. Wax moth threat to bee colony. The Hindu. 18. 03. 1999

Research bulletin/ extension bulletins

  • Nagrare VS,  Kranhi S Kranthi KR, CB Naik, & Sampath Kumar A.  2014. Kapashivaril Kidi va Roganche Prabhavi Niyantran (Manage pests and diseases of cotton effectively (Marathi), CICR, Nagpur.
  • Nagrare Vishlesh, Tayde Arjun, Gupta RR, Kranthi Sandhya, Kranthi K R (2012) Cotton mealybug management CICR, Nagpur
  • Vennila S., Prasad Y.G., Prabhakar M., Rishi Kumar, Nagrare V. S., Amutha,M.,  Dharajyothi B., Meenu Agarwal, Sreedevi G., Venkateswarlu B., Kranthi K.R. and Bambawale O.M. (2011). Spatio-temporal Distribution of Host Plants of Cotton Mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley in India, Technical Bulletin No. 26,National Centre for Integrated Pest Management, New Delhi P 50.
  • Nagrare V. S., Kranthi S., Rishi Kumar, Dharajothi B., Amutha M., Deshmukh A.J., Bisane K. D., Kranthi K. R. (2011). Compendium of Cotton Mealybugs. Technical Bulletin, Central Institute for Cotton Research, Nagpur, P 42
  • Kranthi. K. R., Kranthi, S, Nagrare V. S., Rameash K., Barik A. Advances in cotton IPM, CICR, Nagpur, 2009
  • Barman D, V. S. Nagrare,  K. Rajni, T. K. Bag, S. K. Naik, and R. C. Upadhyaya  Cymbidium cut flower production. National Research Centre for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, 2007.
  • Ram pal and V. S. Nagrare. Orchid diversity of India: its conservation and sustainable utilization. National Research Center for orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, 2006.
  • Nagrare, V. S. The Incredible Orchids, National Research Center for orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, 2006.
  • Nagaraju, V., Upadhyaya, R. C., Barman, D., Nagrare, V. S., Bag, T. K., Sarkar, J. Orchids in North Eastern States. National Research Center for orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, 2006.
  • Nagrare, V. S. Pests of orchids and their management. National Research Center for orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim, 2005.

 Paper presented in Conference/ Seminar / Symposia

  • Nagrare VS, Kranthi S., Naikwadi B., Sinh Dharmendra (2016) New Vistas in Crop Pest Management with ICT tools in India. National Conference on Innovation in Agribusiness 26th to 27th February 2016, Dr Ambedkar College, Nagpur
  • Nagrare V. S., Annie Sheeba J., Bhoyar Paresh, Naikwadi Bhausaheb, Satija Usha. Biochemical changes in Bt-cotton plants due to infestation by cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) National Symposium on "Future Technologies: Indian Cotton in the Next Decade", Guntur, 17-19 December 2015.
  • Vennila S., Agarwal Meenu, Nagrare V S,  Singh Jitendra and Prasad Y G (2012) Description, Damage, Scenario, Weather based Prediction and Management of Mirid Bugs (Campylomma livida Reuter; Miridae; Hemiptera) on Rainfed Cotton of Central India presented in international conference on plant health management for food security, Hyderabad, 28-30 Nov 2012.
  • Prakash A.H., Kranthi K.R., Nagrare V.S., Kranthi S., Gotmare V. (2011) Do foliar application of nutrients, PGR and insecticides control leaf reddening in cotton, Presented in World  Cotton Research  Conference -5, Nov 7-11, 2011, Mumbai India
  • Nagrare V.S., Deshmukh A.J.,.Dharajothi B, Amutha M., Rishikumar , Kranthi S.and Kranthi K.R. 2011. Sampling methodology for assessing field population of cotton infesting mirid Campylomma livida Runter (Hemiptera: Miridae),  Cotton Research Conference-5, Nov 7-11, Mumbai, India.
  • Kranthi S., Kranthi K. R., Nagrare V. S., Kshirsagar M., Kadu S., Zade N. N. Exploitation of induced resistance for cotton pest management. In Proceedings of Bt Cotton: Opportunities and Prospects,  pp 199-205 (2010).
  • Nagrare V. S., Kranthi, S. Kranthi. K. R. Reduction of mirid bug (Campylomma livida Reuter) population by employing different methods of application of insecticides and bio-formulations. Paper presented in National Symposium on Bt cotton: Opportunities and Prospects, 17-19 November, 2009, Nagpur.
  • Nagrare, V. S., Kranthi, S., and Kranthi, K. R. Indian cotton infested by the exotic mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley:  Strategies to contain the threat. National Seminar on Second green revolution necessity or compulsion, 19-21 October 2008, Adilabad, AP.
  • Nagrare V.S. Management of pests under protected cultivation of orchids. 2nd Indian Horticulture Congress on Opportunities and Linkages for Horticulture Research and Development (Focus- North Eastern Region), 18-21April 2007, Shillong, Meghalaya.
  • Nagrare, V. S. Record of new pests in orchid cultivation. National conference on applied entomology: current status, challenges and opportunities, 26-28 September, 2005, Udaipur
  • Nagrare, V. S and Ram Pal. Orchids production: Issues to be addressed 1st Indian Horticulture Congress 2004, 6–9 November 2004, New Delhi.
  • Nagrare V. S. and Upadhyay R. C. Pests of orchids and their management in Sikkim- A survey. 6th National Seminar on Orchid Diversity in India: Science and Commerce and Orchids, 11-13 October 2001, Palampur (HP).
  • Nagrare, V. S.  and Upadhyaya R. C. Pest interception in Bulbous Ornamentals Under Mid Hill Conditions of Sikkim. National Symposium on Ornamental Bulbous Crops 5-6 December, 2006, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, Meerat-250110 (UP)
  • Nagrare, V. S. Emerging pests of orchids.  National Symposium on Recent trends and future strategies in Ornamental Horticulture, 1- 4 December, 2004, Dharwad , Karnataka.
  • Upadhyaya, R. C.; V. Nagaraju, S. P. Das, Gyanalok Das, D. Barman, Rampal, V. S. Nagrare T. K. Bag, and S. Chakrabarti. Exploration, characterization and conservation of ornamental orchids. National Symposium on Recent advances in Indian floriculture, 12-14 November 2003 , Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Trichur- 680656 pp 91

Others /Abstracts

  • Nagrare VS, Kranthi S., Naikwadi B., Sinh Dharmendra (2016) New Vistas in Crop Pest Management with ICT tools in India. National Conference on Innovation in Agribusiness 26th to 27th February 2016, Dr Ambedkar College, Nagpur
  • Nagrare V. S., Annie Sheeba J., Bhoyar Paresh, Naikwadi Bhausaheb, Satija Usha. Biochemical changes in Bt-cotton plants due to infestation by cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) National Symposium on "Future Technologies: Indian Cotton in the Next Decade", Guntur, 17-19 December 2015 pages 80-81.
  • Nagrare V. S., Kumar Rishi, Amutha M., Dharajothi B., Kranthi S. (2014) Role of arthropods biodiversity in containing cotton Infesting mealybugs (Abstract No. 49) in the book of BOOK OF ABSTRACTS of sixth meeting of the Asian cotton Research and development network , Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 18- 20, 2014, Page 49-50
  • Nagrare V. S., Deshmukh A. J., Naik C. B., Kranthi S., Tayade A. S. 2011. Cotton mealybugs management Part 1, Sakal Agro One 27.10.2011 (Marathi) (Edition of Khandesh & Marathwada region of Maharashtra)
  • Nagrare V. S., Deshmukh A. J., Naik C. B., Kranthi S., Tayade A. S. 2011. Cotton mealybugs management Part 2, Sakal Agro One 4.11.2011 (Marathi) (Edition of Khandesh & Marathwada region of Maharashtra)
  • Nagrare V. S., Kranthi S., Kranthi K. R. (2010). IPM in Bt Cotton. In Compendium of lectures. National model  training on Integrated cotton Based farming systems, 25th Oct to 1st November 2010, CICR, Nagpur
  • Nagrare, V. S. Insect pest of orchids. 18Th World Orchid Conference to be held at Dijon, France during 11-14 March 2005
  • Nagrare, V. S. Insect pollination of orchids. Sci.Cult.  69(1-2): 77-79, 2003. 
  • Nagrare, V. S. Needs of Orchid industry in India. Souvenir. National Symposium on Recent advances in Indian floriculture, 12-14 November 2003, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Triture- 680656: 36-38
  • Das, S. P.; D. Barman, V. Nagaraju, Rampal, T. K. Bag, V. S. Nagrare, S. Chakrabarti, P. C. Bhutia, and R. C. Upadhyaya. Evaluation of Sikkim Himalayan Orchids. Abstract of lectures and posters. 17th World Orchid Conference and show. Shah Alam, Malaysia, 24th April -2nd May, 2002. pp 17.

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