Dr. Deependra Singh Yadav

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Dr. Deependra Singh Yadav, Sr. Scientist  (Entomology)

Qualification

  • B. Sc. (Ag.) Hons. : 1997-2001 : (Dayanand College, Ajmer) Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) Hons. : 2001-2003 : Entomology (Major), Biochemistry, Statistics, Plant Pathology and Agronomy (Minors); (College of Agriculture, Bikaner) Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner, Rajasthan.
  • Ph.D : 2004-2009 : Entomology (Major), Insect Pest Management (Sub-discipline); Environmental Science, Genetics, Computer Application (Minors) Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Specialization / Discipline

  • Crop Protection

Positions held

Scientist, Sr. scale (ICAR):
  • 18.02.2018– continuing : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Scientist (ICAR):
  • 19.06.2009 –17.02.2018 : National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, MS
Scientist (ICAR):
  • 10.02.2009 - 18.06.2009 : National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Area of specialization

  • Insect Pest Management; Scirtothrips dorsalis, Tetranychus urticae, Maconellicoccus hirsutus; Laboratory bioassays and field experiments of pesticides; Pest risk assessment models and advisory; Sticky traps.

Current research interest

  • Insect pest management and biology of thrips, mites, mealybugs, leafhoppers, flea beetle, caterpillars and stem borer in grapes.

Professional experience:

  • Simulation of planthopper damage in rice and its GIS-based agro-ecological zoning
  • Management of brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes arbonalis
  • Chemical management of thrips, mites, mealybugs, leafhoppers, flea beetle, caterpillars and stem borer in grapes.
  • Risk assessment model for mites in grapes
  • Sticky traps for monitoring and management of insect pests in grapes

Honours and Recognition

  • Award of Gold Medal and Merit Scholar in M.Sc. by Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner.
  • Merit Scholarship during M.Sc. from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner.
  • IARI senior research fellowship during Ph.D. from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) 2004, 2006 and 2007, in the discipline of Agricultural Entomology, conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award as lead author in ‘IV National Symposium on Plant Protection in Horticultural Crops: Emerging Challenges and Sustainable Pest Management’ held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru during 25-28 April, 2012.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award as co-author in ‘IV National Symposium on Plant Protection in Horticultural Crops: Emerging Challenges and Sustainable Pest Management’ held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru during 25-28 April, 2012.
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