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Name : Mr. Devindrappa
Designation : Scientist
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Mobile No. : +91-84949 79182
Date of joining ICAR : 01st January 2015
Discipline and specialization : Nematology, Entomopathogenic Nematodes (EPNs) and Bio-Control of Nematodes
Training/advance exposure in the area of work :

Summer school training on Current Technique and Advances in mass culturing of microbials for the production of biopesticides at NBAIR, Bangalore, from 5-25 September, 2017.

Professional Information

Contribution to the scientific advancement

Current area of research



  • Devindrappa M., Bansa Singh, Kali Krishna Hazra, Ummed Singh and Sanjeev Gupta(2020). Eco-friendly management of Meloidogyne javanica in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) using organic amendments and bio-control agent. Journal of Cleaner Production. 257.
  • Devindrappa M., Sanjay M Bandi, Bansa Singh and Krishna Kumar(2019). Identification and parasitic potential of Steinernema siamkayai against soil-dwelling stage of Helicoverpa armigera (Hub.) under laboratory condition. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 7(6): 493-498.
  • Devindrappa M., Jagadeesh Patil, Manjunatha T. Gowda and R. Vijayakumar(2018). Fluctuating temperature: A cause for survival and development of entomopathogenic nematodes, Heterorhabditis indica and Steinernema carpocapsae. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, Vol, 56; pp.327-333.
  • Devindrappa M., Bansa Singh, Monika Mishra, R.K. Mishra and Krishna Kumar(2018). Antagonistic Potential of Indigenous Trichoderma spp against Meloidogyne javanica. Journal of Food Legume. 31(4): 230-233.
  • Devindrappa M., Jagadeesh Patil, Manjunatha T. Gowda and R. Vijayakumar. (2017), Compatibility of Steinernema carpocapsae and Heterorhabditis indica with insecticides registered against Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Biological Control 31(2): 95-101.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Awarded ICAR-JRF, SRF, NET, ARS.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award in National Symposium on Climate Smart Agriculture for Nematode Management, January 11-13, 2017. ICAR- Central Coastal Agriculture Research Institute, Goa; The paper entitled Survival of pigeonpea cyst nematode in moist and dry soil.
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