Ongoing Ph.D Guidance
Dr. N. Ramani
Studies on mites associated with tea plantations of North Kerala.
Studies on Lohmanniid mites of Kerala.
Rahana Moideen Koya
Studies on parasites associated with oribatid mites
Studies on the oribatid mites associated with mangrove ecosystems of
Studies on mites injurious to selected medicinal plants of Kerala.
Biological studies on some injurious tenuipalpid mites
infesting selected fruit and plantation crops of Kerala.
Studies on the damage induced by selected species of gall forming
eriophyid mites (Acari:Eriophyidae) on economically important plants
of North Kerala.
Biosystematic studies on mites (Acari) infesting bamboo.
Dr. M. Nasser
Toxicity of selected insecticides on the life stages of O. arenosella
Walker (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae) the black headed caterpillar
pest of coconut and its predator Cardiastethus exiguus Poppius
Role of volatile organic compounds of different coconut cultivars
(Cocos nucifera L.) in the tritrophic interactions between the host
plant, the pest O. arenosella and its parasitoids
Unneenkutty Alias Saleem
Diversity of gall associated insects in North Kerala.
Annual Report 2012
University of Calicut
Mohammed Shameem K. “ “
Systematic studies on Hispine Cassidinae (Coleoptera: hrysomelidae)
of southern India
Studies on the effects of chitin synthesis inhibitor ,flufenoxuron on
Dr. Shibu Vardhanan Isolation And Evaluation Of Botanicals From Sesame (Sesamum
Indicum L.) Agricultural Waste: An Organic Strategy Of Pest Control
Characterization of Juvenile Hormone analogue-responsive proteins
from Drosophila larvae.
Identification and characterization of glycoproteins/proteins
differentially expressed in the blood of leukemia patients.
Effect of alteration in the level of expression of p14 ARF gene in
normal and cancer cell lines.
Identification, purification and characterization of plant protease
inhibitor/s against larval gut proteases of Spodoptera mauritia.
Dr. Sebastian C. D.
Study On The Genetic Diversity Of The Pierid Butterflies (Lepidoptera:
Pieridae) Of Kerala
Anju Viswan K.
Dr. E. Pushpalatha
Biochemical detection of insecticide resistance mechanism in the
selected species of Mosquito vectors.
Biochemical & molecular characterization of an adipokinetic
neuropeptide from the mango leaf webber, Orthaga exvinacea.
Relative efficacy of some plant extracts against household pests with
special reference to the rubber plantation litter beetle, Luprops
Investigations on the silk proteins of the leaf webber, Orthaga
Studies on the role of hormones in the regulation of protein
metabolism in the mango leaf webber, Orthaga exvinacea.
Studies on the interaction of a curcumin analogue, dimethopxy-
curcumin with DNA and its biochemical consequences in cell.
Biochemical basis of carbamate detoxification in the banana weevil,
Dr. K.V. Lazar
Studies on the biology and phylogeography of parasitoids of Opisina
arenosella Walker (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae).
Molecular barcoding and phylogeny analysis of leaf hoppers
(Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) associated with rice ecosystem of Kerala.
Studies on the genetic diversity of wasps of the family Vespidae from
Genetiv diversity on COI gene of Papilionidae butterflies of Kerala.
K. P. Asifa
Dr. K.C. Chitra
Evaluation of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in the
reproductive and non-reproductive tissues of male Wistar rats
Evaluation of genotoxic potential of nanoparticles in freshwater fish,
Oreochromis ssambicus (Peters, 1852).
Other Research Activities/Events
Dr. C.D. Sebastian was the Coordinator for the 13th Refresher Course in Life Sciences, UGc Academic Staff College,
University of Calicut, 30
November to 20
Ms. Renjitha Pillai, University of Waterloo, Canada delivered a talk on Diabetes mellitus .