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Faculty Member Details

Staff Id : 08154
Qualification : M.Sc(Agri.),Ph.D.,
Specialization : Storage Entomology and Insect taxonomy
Date of Birth : 06-05-1978
Date of Joining : 01-07-2002
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
#35, AUTA Nagar
Annamalai Nagar - 608002.
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 24
Ph.D. 01

Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 748-10
Conducted -----

Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing 2-25,87,000
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
16 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - National
Kathirvelu, C. and Mandadi Harish Chandra, "Comparative efficiency of Malaise trap models in the collection of insect diversity. .", Indian J. Trop. Biodiv., Volume 18, Number 2, 2010, pp. 219-223. 2010.
Senthilkumar, M., Kathirvelu, C. and S. Pushpalatha , " Influence of certain rice varieties on the growth and development of rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae (L.).", J. Plant Prot. Environ., Volume 6, Number 2, 2009, pp. 70-72. 2009.
Pushpalatha, S., Kathirvelu, C. and M. Senthilkumar. , "Efficacy of various plant oils against pulse beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus in black gram.", Annamalai University Journal of Agriculture, Golden jubilee special issue, Volume 23, Number 1, 2008, pp. 85-87. 2008.
Muthukumaran, N. and C. Kathirvelu. , "Preliminary screening of different accessions of egg plants on the biology of shoot and fruit borer (Leucinodes orbonalis Guen.).", Insect Environment, Volume 12, Number 4, 2007, pp. 173-174. 2007.
Kathirvelu, C. and S. Manickavasagam, "Correlation of light trap catches of important parasitoids, predators and pest complex of rice with meteorological parameters..", Hexapoda, Volume 14, Number 1, 2007, pp. 9-14. 2007.
Pushpalatha, S. and C. Kathirvelu. , "Effect of lambda cyhalothrin and other insecticides against mango hoppers.", Current Biotica, Volume 1, Number 1, 2007, pp. 14-15. 2007.
Pushpalatha, S., Kathirvelu, C. and Rm. Nachiappan, "Correlation of seasonal incidence of mango hopper (Amritodus atkinsoni Leth.) and weather parameters on certain varieties of mango.", Indian J. Trop. Biodiv., Volume 15, Number 1, 2007, pp. 81-83. 2007.
Muthukumaran, N. and C. Kathirvelu. , " Influence of soil type their pH on the pupation of Spodoptera litura (Fab.). .", Insect Environment, 12 (3): 109., Volume 12, Number 3, 2006, pp. 109-110. 2006.
Kathirvelu, C. and A. Ezhilkumar, "Preliminary screening of botanicals against lesser grain borer (Rhizopertha dominica Fab.) in stored paddy. .", Insect Environment, 9 (4) , Volume 9, Number 4, 2004, pp. 160-161. 2004.
Kathirvelu, C. and P. Narayanasamy, "Rediscovery of Tribal rat trap.", Invention Intelligence, Volume 38, Number 4, 2003, pp. 193-194. 2003.
List of Publications - International
Kathirvelu, C. and S. Manickavasagam, "Species composition of Pimplini (Pimplinae: Ichneumonidae: Hymenoptera) parasitoids in selected districts of Tamil Nadu in India.", Tropical Agricultural Research, Volume 23, Number 4, May 2013, pp. 253-256. 2013.
Kathirvelu, C., Manickavasagam, S. and M. Mahendiran, "Seasonal abundance and flight activity of different groups of insects collected using malaise traps in agro ecosystem.", Plant Archives, Volume 7, Number 2, Jan 2007, pp. 569-573. 2007.
List of Book Published
Kathirvelu, C. and P. Narayanasamy, Sustainable Insect Pest Management -(Chapter -Indigenous pest control knowledge of tribals of Tamil Nadu) , New Delhi: Narosa Publication, 8173196087, pp. 58-67. Jun 2004.
Kathirvelu, C. and P. Narayanasamy, Organic Production of Medicinal, Aromatic and Dye Yielding Plants (MADPs) with inputs from FRLHT(Chapter-Rediscovery of Tribal rat trap), Italy: FAO, ID-45, pp. Jul 2005.
Kathirvelu, C. and P. Narayanasamy., Organic Production of Medicinal, Aromatic and Dye Yielding Plants (MADPs) with inputs from FRLHT(Chapter-Value of tribal pest control technologies in organic vegetables production), Italy: FAO, ID-45, pp. May 2005.
Kathirvelu, C., R. Rethinaraja and P. Narayanasamy. , Biodiversity and Insect Pest Management (Chapter-Biological effects of indigenous pesticides on certain key pests of crops and stored produce), New Delhi: Narosa Publication, 8173197768, pp. 387-393. Jun 2006.
Mahendiran, M., Ravivarman, B. and C. Kathirvelu, Pest Management in Store Grains (Chapters-Effect of leaf dusts on certain plant species against pulse betle, Callosobruchus chinensis Linn. in black gram), New Delhi: Sathish Serial Publishing House, 8189304623, pp. 133-138. Jul 2009.
Kathirvelu, Organic Pest Management: Potentials and Applications (Chapter-Traps in crop pests management), New Delhi: Sathish Serial Publishing House, 81- 89304-75-5, pp. 279-295. Aug 2010.