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Scientist Profile

Dr. (Mrs) AJANTA BIRAH

Ph. D. (Ag. Entomology)

Principal Scientist (Ag. Entomology)

Email: ajanta.birah@icar.gov.in

Telephone: 011-25843935

Mobile No.: +917838149944

Research papers

72

Books/ Manuals

11

Patents granted/Filed

00

Book chapters

32

Popular articles

22

Technical bulletins/Ext. folders

23

Technology/Concept developed

04

Top 10 Research Papers:
  • Birah, Ajanta, Tanwar, R.K., Kumar, A., Singh, S.P., Kumar, Rakesh and Kanwar, V. (2019). Evaluation of pest management practices against sucking pests of Bt cotton, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 89:123–128.
  • Birah, Ajanta, Tanwar, R.K., Kumar, A., Saravanan, P. and Divya, S. (2018). Development and validation of pest management strategy against mirid bug, Creontiades biseratense in Bt Cotton, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 88:1248–1252.
  • Birah, Ajanta, Singh, Shrawan, Singh, P.K. and Dam, R.S. (2015). Evaluation and Efficacy of Pest Management Modules for cucurbits against Fruitfly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) in Andaman, Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research, 28(4):62-66.
  • Saravanan, P., Divya, S., Venkatesan, P., Tanwar, R.K., Birah, Ajanta, Chattopadhyay, C., Jeyakumar, P. and Barik, A. (2015). Trend analysis of pests and diseases complex in Bt cotton, Journal of Crop Protection, 4(4):431-439.
  • Singh, Shrawan, Singh, D.R., Kumar, Krishna and Birah, Ajanta (2014). Eco-friendly management modules for bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) of tomato for protected cultivation in a tropical island ecosystem, Biological Agriculture and Horticulture, 30(4):219-227.
  • Birah, Ajanta, Simhachalam, P., Ganeshan, S., Ahmad, Israr and Gautam, R.K. (2014). Molecular genetic structure of fruit fly (Bactrocera sp) population of South Andaman revealed through RAPD-PCR analysis, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 84(1):73–76.
  • Birah, Ajanta, Zamir, Ahmad, S.K., Anandhraj, A., Tripathi R.S. and Dam, R.S. (2014). Occurrence of Bandicoot rat, Bandicota bengalensis in paddy fields of Bay Islands, India, Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, 22(1):213-214.
  • Birah, Ajanta, Zamir, Ahmad, S.K., Anandhraj, A., Tripathi, R.S. and Dam, R.S. (2014). Occurrence of Bandicoot rat, Bandicota bengalensis in paddy fields of Bay Islands, India, Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, 22(1):213-214.
Awards/Honours:
  • SPPS Fellow - 2015, Society of Plant Protection Sciences
  • ICAR Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award
  • Fellow of Entomological Society of India
  • Certificate of Appreciation, CMS Vatavaran and Society for Andaman and Nicobar Ecology
  • Reviewer, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Annals of Plant Protection Sciences
  • Member, editorial board of Annals of Plant Protection Sciences
  • Member, editorial board of the Journal of Progressive Agriculture
  • ICAR-JRF
Membership:
  • Entomological Society of India
  • Plant Protection Association of India
  • Society for Extension Research
  • Society for Mushroom Research
  • Society of Plant Protection Sciences
  • Society of Pesticide Science
  • Society of Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences