Associate Professor in Agricultural Entomology

Dr. M Devi

Dr. M Devi
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Dr. M Devi

Associate Professor in Agricultural Entomology

Education

  • Ph. D., in Agrl. Entomology - Integrated Pest Management Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore - 641 003. 2015
  • M.Sc., (Agri) - Agrl. Entomology Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College Of Agriculture And Research Institute, Karaikal- 609 603.
  • B. Sc., Agriculture Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College Of Agriculture And Research Institute, - 609 603

Adminstrative Experience

A Cumulative Experience of 5 Years and 6 Months.
  • Vice Principal (Current)MIT College of Agriculture and Technology.
  • Deputy warden (Current)MIT College of Agriculture and Technology.
  • Co – Editor MIT College of Agriculture and Technology.
  • Chair Person Sexual harassment MIT College of Agriculture and Technology.
  • Year Co-ordinator Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College. Kalavai
  • Residential Tutor Mother Theresa hostel, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

Research Experience

A Cumulative Experience of 5 Years and four months
  • Research AssociateSub-Mission on Plant Protection and Plant Quarantine (SMPPQ) scheme.
  • Senior Research Fellow "Indo- Swiss Cassava Network Project"
  • Junior Research FellowNeutralizing High RSC alkali water, Survey of coconut root wilt disease in different districts, 100 crore project and Pesticide residue analysis in fruits and vegetable crops

Academic Experience

A Cumulative experience of 3 Years and 9 months
  • Crop pests and their management (2+1).AEN - A21
  • Introductory Nematology (1+1).ANM - 201
  • Commercial bee keeping (2+1)AEN 503
  • General and Economic Entomology (2+1).AEN X11
  • Crop pests and their management (1+2).AEN A21
  • Livestock and poultry production technology (2+1). AMP –X11
  • Crop and stored pests management (2+1) AEN 301
  • Fundamentals of Entomology (2+1).AEN 201
  • Management of beneficial and harmful insect (2+1)AEN 202
  • Introductory Nematology (0+1)ANM 201
  • Pests of field crops and stored products and their management (1+1)AEN 301

Publications

  • Research Articles (in international journals) : 06
  • Research Articles (in National journals) : 25
  • Popular articles (in Magazines) : 70
  • Books Published
  • Cassava – A Complete guide ISBN : 978-93-87084-00-1 (2017) A. E. Publications, P.N. Pudur, Coimbatore-41.
  • Insects colour chart. ISBN: 978-938-707-205-3 (2017). AkiNik Publications, Delhi-110085, India.
  • A Steer on crop pests executive ISBN: 978-938-707-2060 (2017) AkiNik Publications, Delhi-110085, India
  • Books Chapters
  • Histological changes on Jasminum auriculatum feeding Jasmine Eriophyid mite, Aceria jasmine Chan. National Conference on Ascertaining food security through livelihood enriching interventions: challenges and opportunities Held on 4-6 Sep, 2019 at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture and Research Institute, Karaikal. ISBN : 978-93-84446-89
  • Effect of temperature on the development, reproduction and mortality of the sweetpotato weevil Cylas formicarius (Fabricius) (Coleoptera; Apionidae). 3rd Agricultural Graduate Students Conference on “Impact of climate risks on Agricultural and Horticultural Productivity” Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. ISBN: 978-93-83799-21-3. Pp. 28-32.
  • Impact of meterological factors on seasonal incidence of brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Lecucinodes orbonalis Guenee. 3rd Agricultural Graduate Students Conference on “Impact of climate risks on Agricultural and Horticultural Productivity” -Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. ISBN: 978-93-83799-21-3. Pp. 33-37.
  • Eco-friendly pest management practices for leaf curl complex of Chili (capsicum annuum l.). National seminar on Eco-friendly farming practices for food security. ISBN: 978-93-8539, Pp: 82-86

Awards & Accolades

  • Swami Vivekanandar Award 2014 Bharathi Yuva Kendra Foundation
  • Post Graduate Fellowship award - 2009 Government of Puducherry
  • Young woman scientist award. -2019Dr. B. Vasantharaj David Foundation Awards.
  • Best article award 2020Agriculture and food magazine
  • Best article award 2021Agriculture and food magazine

Membership in Scientific Bodies

  • Society for Biocontrol Advancement. Life membership
  • Entomological Society of India Life membership
  • Association for Advancement of pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems (AAPMHE). Life membership
  • Society for advancement of science and rural development. Life member
  • Society of biotechnology Life member
  • Society of Agricultural Research and Social Development Life member
  • Uzhavarin valarum velanmai Life member

Additional Information

  • Ninety three scientific articles were reviewed as reviewer in different peer reviewed scientific journals. 
  • Editor in two peer reviewed scientific journals.
  • Seven radio talks were broadcasted in All India Radio (AIR) at Karaikal, Trichirapalli and TNAU community radio at Coimbatore.
  • Thirteen farmers farm school was attended as resource person in different scheme at different places. (ATMA, TNIAMP, kisan gosthi, FSN Scheme). 
  • Three Trainings and camp attended.