Reddy, T.M.

Designation: 
Scientist (Agrl. Extn.)
Division/Section: 
CHES, Chettalli
Specialisation: 
Agri.Extension
Qualification: 
Ph.D.
Date of Birth: 
08/13/1961
Permanent Address: 
10/2,3rd Cross, Choudaiah Block, R.T.Nagar, Bangalore-32
Order: 
9010
Contact Details
Address for Communication: 
CHES Quarters, Chettalli, Kodagu-48
Email Address: 
munse2000in@yahoo.co.in
Telephone #: 
08276266635

KARUNAKARAN, G.

Designation: 
Scientist CHES, Hirehalli
Division/Section: 
KVK, Hirehalli
Specialisation: 
Horticulture-Fruit Crops
Qualification: 
Ph.D.
Date of Birth: 
05/29/1974
Permanent Address: 
G. KARUNAKARAN, KUPPANATHAM (POST), CHENGAM (TK), THIRUVANNAMALI (DISTRICT), TMAIL NADU -606 710, INDIA.
Order: 
9505
Contact Details
Email Address: 
karanfruitsg@yahoo.co.in
Telephone #: 
08276266635

Ranganath, H.R.

Designation: 
Principal Scientist (Agrl Entomology)
Division/Section: 
Division of Entomology & Nematology
Specialisation: 
ipm in vegetables
Qualification: 
Ph.D.
Experience (No. of Years): 
27 years
Research Accomplishments: 

 

  • Melon fly management in cucurbits by using relatively less toxic chemicals and botanicals in Andamans
  • Coconut Rhinoceros beetle management by using Sime RB pheromone traps in Andamans
  • Discovered the presence of yet another rice stem borer, the white stem borer with already existing yellow and pink stem borers in Andamans
  • Surveyed for dacine fruit fly fauna of Andamans as well as Nicobars; consisted of over 12 dacine species some of them economically important (Quarantine) pests for Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Conducted IPM schools for farmers (Yellow stem borer management in rice) in collaboration with Central Integrated Pest Management centre in south Andamans
  • Brought out a technical bulletin highlighting major insect pests and their natural enemies of agri-horti-silvicultural plants of Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Artificial diet to rear gherkin fruit borer Diaphania indica
  • Evaluation of pheromones for the management of brinjal shoot & fruit borer in collaboration with IICT, Hyderabad
  • Mass multiplication of Thrips palmi- a vector of watermelon Bud necrosis Virus (WBNV)
  • Fruit fly fauna of underutilized fruits
  •  House dust mite and Stored food product acarine taxonomy
  • Plant feeding mites taxonomy
Important Publications: 

 

  1. Seshadri Shivahankar, Manoharan Sumati, Nallur Kodandaraman Krioshna Kumar and Hassan r. Ranganath, 2011 , Oxidative response of Chayote sechium eule (Jacq) and bittergourd Momordica charantia L as determinants of host plantresistance to infestationby melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coq.) J. Hort Sci Biotech
  2. Ranganath, H. R. Shyam Prasad, G and Sheeba, 2002.The sedge Eleocharis dulcis (Burm.f.) (Cyperaceae) traps rice white stem borer Scirpophaga innotata (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Andamans.Current Sci. 83 (4): 371
  3. Kalleshwara swamy, C.M., Krishna Kumar, N. K., Dinesh, M.R., Verghese, A., Ranganath, H. R. and Venugopalan, R. 2007 ,Role of transient aphid vectors on the temporal spread of papaya ring spot virus in South India .Acta Hort. 740, 251-258
  4. Ranganath H. R. and. Veenakumari, K 2000. Carambola fruit fly:  Can we prevent its entry into mainland India?Current Sci.  78 (4): 373
  5. Asokan, R., Krishnakumar, N.K. Kumar, V and Ranganath, H.R.  2007. Molecular differences in the mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I (mtCOI) gene and development of species specific marker for onion thrips Thrips tabaci Lindeman and Melon thrips T. palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), vectors of tospo viruses (Bunyaviridae).Bulletin of Entomological Research, 97: 1-10
  6. Bhatti, J.S. and Ranganath, H.R.  2006 A Remarkable new thripid (Terebrantia: Thripidae) from Jak trees (Moraceae) in Bangalore (Karnataka), India.Oriental Insects 40: 379-380. Florida, USA

 

Awards & Recognitions, Patents, Inventions, etc: 

 

  • Founder member, Society for Advancement of Horticulture, IIHR, Bnagalore
  • Founder member, Andaman Science Association, Portblair
  • Member,  Association for the advancement Pest Management in Horticulture Ecosystems, IIHR, Bangalore
Order: 
240
Contact Details
Address for Communication: 
# 59, 2nd main, NHCS Layout, Basaveswaranagar, Bangalore - 79.
Email Address: 
hrr@iihr.ernet.in
Telephone #: 
9901776332

Prakash Tripathi

Designation: 
Principal Scientist (Hort.) & Head
Division/Section: 
CHES, Chettalli
Specialisation: 
Horticulture
Qualification: 
Ph.D
Date of Birth: 
09/14/1966
Permanent Address: 
S/o Sri B D Tripathi Village-Timila P.O. Tarikhet,-263 663 Distt- Almora, Uttarakhand
Research Accomplishments: 

•Developed the summer pruning technique in high density orchard of mango and standardized application time and dose of paclobutrazol for regulation of fruiting in mango in Tarai area of U.P.

•Isolated and purified the mango malformation from malformed panicle of mango and induced malformation like symptoms in mango by ethrel and paclobutrazol. Partial control the incidence of mango malformation by use of polyethylene covers and pruning.

•Identified several chance seedling in apple, Peach, walnut and other temperate fruits. Some of them namely Local Ambri,Lodh Delicious, Bauna Delicious(apple), Paradelux (Peach), W-1,W-2 (walnut) were found promising over existing cultivars.

•Standardized the nursery production techniques in onion under drip irrigation. Standardized the production techniques of kharif onion for higher production . Developed technique of direct sowing in kharif onion.

•Design, fabricated and evaluated onion seed drill for direct sowing of onion.

•Designed and evaluated several types of onion storage structures for reduction of storage losses in onion.

•Design, fabricated and evaluated manual onion grader and motorized onion grader for grading of onion.

•Standardized the cold storage combine with irradiation technique of onion for reduction of storage losses.

•Developed technology for the intercropping of sugarcane and onion & garlic under micro irrigation system.

•Standardize technology of micro irrigation and fertigation for onion & garlic. Direct sowing in onion Kharif onion production technology

•Development of horticultural based models for rural women.

Awards & Recognitions, Patents, Inventions, etc: 

 Three new promising lines were identified in apple One new promising lines were identified in peach Prototype of manual onion grader was developed Prototype of motorized onion grader was developed Three new design of onion storage structures were developed Prototype of solar onion dryer grader was developed Prototype of precision seed drill for onion was developed system for planting of onion and

Order: 
9000
Contact Details
Address for Communication: 
Principal scientist & Head , CHES, Chettalli-571 248 Dist.Kodagu,Karnataka
Email Address: 
prakaashtripathii2000@yahoo.co.in
Telephone #: 
0827626635

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