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Dr. Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences
  • Contact Details:

    Email : kantipudi.rajeshkumar@gmail.com

    Contact Number :9493664794

  • Experience

    1.4 years

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D (2012-2017) Institute of Agricultural Sciences Banaras Hindu University Varanasi,U.P-221005.
    • M.Sc. (2009-2011) College of Agriculture, SVBPUAT University, Meerut
    • B.Sc. (Ag) (2004-2008) Sir Chotu Ram (PG) College, Muzaffarnagar CCS University, Meerut
    • Qualified ICAR- JRF Exam -2009
    • Qualified ICAR NET – 2013
    • Received Inspire Fellowship for Ph.D
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

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    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

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  • 01 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, S.K. Sachan and D.V. Singh, 2013. Bioefficacy of some new insecticides against mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Kalt.) and their effect on coccinellid population in rapeseed mustard, Vegetos,Vol.26(1):159-163.
  • 02 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, S.K. Sachan and Sudhir Kumar, 2016. Population dynamics of mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi (Kalt.) and insect pests associated with rapeseed-mustard in western Uttar Pradesh, Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, Vol.19: 1309-1312.
  • 03 Tanweer Alam, S.V.S.Raju, M. Raghuraman and Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, 2016. Population dynamics of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) on cauliflower Brassica oleracea L. Var. Botrytis in relation to weather factors of eastern Uttar Pradesh region. Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, vol.19(1):289-292.
  • 04 Shweta kumari, M. Raghuraman, D Rakshith Roshan and Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, 2016. Population dynamics of brinjal jassid and its management with different formulations of fipronil, Research journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol.7(3): 515-518.
  • 05 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, N.N. Singh and S.V.S. Raju, 2017. Comparative efficacy of certain newer insecticides against shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee in brinjal, Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, Vol.20(1): 137-142.
  • 06 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, D Rakshith Roshan, Sudhir Kumar and Vijay Kumar Mishra, 2017. Relationship between incidence of Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee and sugar content present in the shoots and fruits of different brinjal varieties, Journal of Entomological Research, India, Vol.41(3):277-282.
  • 07 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, N.N. Singh, S.V.S. Raju, Pravin Prakash and Vijay Kumar Mishra, 2017. Shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis incidence as influenced by total chlorophyll content in different brinjal varieties, Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, Vol. 5(5):360-363.
  • 08 Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, N.N. Singh, S.V.S. Raju and Vijay Kumar Mishra. 2017. Influence of abiotic factors on seasonal incidence of brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guen. in Varanasi region, International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, Vol.6(4):1513-1518.
  • 09Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, N.N. Singh, S.V.S. Raju, Pravin Prakash and Vijay Kumar Mishra. 2017. Biochemical bases of shoot and fruit borer resistance Leucinodes orbonalis guenee in different brinjal varieties and their correlation with shoot and fruit infestation, Journal of Insect Science, Vol.30 (2): 210-215.
  • 10 Sudhir Kumar, DV Singh, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Awaneesh Kumar, 2017. Efficacy of some novel insecticides and bio-products against shoot fly, Atherigona soccata (Rondani) in maize, Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, Vol. 5(3): 474-477.
  • 11 Usha Yadav, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Vijay Kumar Mishra, 2017. Screening of different varieties/accessions of mustard (Brassica juncea) against Lipahis erysimi (Kalt.) under natural conditions, Plant Archives, Vol.17(1):666-671.

Book Chapters

  • 01 A text book of Fundamental and Applied Entomology, Tanweer Alam, M.S. Ali, S.V.S. Raju, M.Raghuraman (2015) Kalyani

Popular Articles/ Bulletins/ Short Communications

  • 01 Integrated pest management and its advances in India, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Tanweer Alam and Uppu Sai sravan (2015) Mahima Research Foundation
  • 02 Convention on biological diversity for poverty alleviation and preserving the fragile biodiversity, Tanweer Alam, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Uppu Sai Sravan (2015) Mahima Research Foundation
  • 03 Impact of pesticides and their effect on environment., Uppu Sai Sravan, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Tanweer Alam (2015) Mahima Research Foundation
  • 04 Use of phytochemicals for management of insect pests: A substitute approach to synthetic chemicals, V.K. Mishra, N.N. Singh, Durga Prasad Moharana, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Manish Chandra Mehta(2018) Indian farming
  • 05 Sarwa Vari Sagulo Samagra Poshaka Cheedha Mariyu Thegulla Yajamanam, Dr. N. Mallikarjuna rao, Dr. J. Manjunatha and Dr. Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar (2019) KVK, Undi
  • 06 Chintha Antullu Natadamlo Melakuvulu Sagu Vivaralu, Dr. B. Srinivasulu, Dr. Deepthi, B. Vimala, Dr. Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Shaik Tahir Ibrahim (2019) Horticulture Resarch Station, Anantapuramu

Papers in Proceedings

  • 01 Genesis and development of Agricultural education, Research, and Extension in India, Tanweer Alam, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Sitanshu (2014, 99-109) Eternal publication

Abstracts Published at Symposium/Conference:

  • 01 Conservation tillage methods in reducing erosion under organic farming. Uppu Sai Sravan, kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Sri Ananth and K. Anudeep naidu.
  • 02 Biosecurtiy and its challenges in current arena . Sanjeet Singh, Sitanshu, Tanweer Alam and Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar.
  • 03 Adoption of newer IPM technologies by the farmers and pattern of adoption VIS-À-VIS present day intensive farming. Richa Kumari, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and A.P. Nikoshe.
  • 04 Biological control of insect pests and viable method to boost agricultural production. Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Tanweer Alam and Sitanshu.
  • 05 Impact of climate change on global food security. Tanweer Alam, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Sitanshu Yadav, Udhav Prasad Singh and Shravan Tummuti.
  • 06 Direct seeded rice- A Resource conservation technology as mitigation to climate change. Uppu sai Sravan, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Sravan Kumar Tamminana.
  • 07 Role of biosecurity in combating invasive alien species. Sitanshu, Tanweer Alam and Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar.
  • 08 Pollination by honey bees and its potential role in crop production. Sitanshu, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Tanweer Alam and Prabhat Kumar Singh.
  • 09 The population dynamics of onion thrips in relation to abiotic factors. Paidi Satyanarayana, P.P. Singh, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Pankaj Kumar Ojha.
  • 10 Pheromones as a innovative approach to control insect pests. Tanweer Alam, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar, Sitanshu and Uddhav Prasad Singh.
  • 11 Silicon in enhancing the resistance of plants to biotic and abiotic stresses. Sitanshu, Kantipudi Rajesh Kumar and Tanweer Alam.
  • 12 Screening of some promising pigeonpea genotypes against major insect pests. Sitanshu, Kantipudi Rajesh kumar and Tanweer Alam.
  • 13 Use of novel insecticides in horticultural crops. Kantipudi Rajesh kumar, Tanweer Alam, Sitanshu, M.P. Reddy and Srasvan Yadav.

Trainings & Workshops Attended

  • 01Master Trainers Training programme on Mass production of bioagents and their uses for 7 Days(24th - 30th Mar., 2011) organized by SVBPUAT University, Meerut
  • 02Author Workshop jointly organized by Springer and BHU for 1 Day(11th  February, 2014) organized by Springer and BHU, Varanasi.

Work Experience

  • Worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Entomology, J.C.D.R. College, Tadipatri, Ananthapuramu District (affliated to ANGRAU, Guntur) and also the additional duties of Hostel Warden and Office of Academic matters. Period:May 2017 to September 2018
  • Worked as Research Associate (Entomology) in Horticultural Research Station, Anantapuramu, A.P. Period : October 2018 to June 2019
  • Worked as Research Associate (Crop Protection) at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Undi. Period : July 2019 to December 2019
  • Working as Assistant Professor in GLA University Mathura since January 2020

Research Experience

  • Ecological engineering method for the management of BPH in rice.
  • Effectiveness of pink boll worm management practices against indiscriminate use of pesticides in cotton.
  • Trap Barrier System for the control of rodents in rice
  • Management of Fall army worm in maize
  • Evaluation of bioagents against custard apple mealy bug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus
  • Survey of insect pests of pomegranate in major pomegranate growing districts in Andhra Pradesh (AICRP trial)
  • Screening of Ber germplasm against major pests (AICRP trial)
  • Ph.D (Entomology and Agricultural Zoology) thesis title: “Studies on management of shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis Guenee on brinjal crop”.
  • M.Sc (Ag) thesis title: “Bioefficacy of some newer insecticides against mustard aphid, Lipaphis erysimi Kalt. and their effect on natural enemies”

Key Skills

  • Good knowledge of Indian agriculture and cropping systems
  • Ability of conducting field and laboratory trails and analysis of data
  • Preparation of report, Interpretation of result and documentation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.