Dr. Gandhi Gracy
Senior Scientist
Division of Genomic Resources
Fax:080-2341 1961
Phone:080-2351 1982 Extn. 337
Qualification M. Sc. (Agricultural Entomology)
Specialization Biological control and Biotechnology
Professional Experience 3 years
Publications 5
Training (International)
Participated "International Learning Programme on safe vegetable production" from 1st October to 7th October 2007, conducted by AVRDC-Regional for South Asia and ICRISAT, Patancheru A.P. India
Winter school training o "Biological and Biotechniological  Approaches to insect pests and disease Control" from 14th December 2007 at PDBC Bangalore, India
Life Member , society of biocontrol Advancement in india , Bangalore
Life Member, Vegetable Science , Varanasi
Brief Achievements
Histopathological studies were made on thrips and mite on chilli
Recorded new hosts for Trichogramma chilotrea
Identified native potential bioagents against chilli yellow mite and spodoptera litura under North Indian condition
Identified effective botanical extractions  against  chilli yellow mite under polyhouse/field condition
Selected Publications
Rai, A.B. , Satpathy S., Gracy, R.G., Shivalingaswamy, T.M.  and Rai, M. (2007). Yellow mite (Polyphagotarsonemus latus Banks) menance in chilli crop. Veg. Sci. 34(1);1-13
Rai, A.B. , Gracy ., R.G., Akhilesh Kumar, S.N.S. Chaurasia and Mathura Rai  2008. Effect of Apis mellifera pollination on the yield attributing characters and yield of cucumber (Cucumis sativsL.) Veg. Sci., 35(2) 201-202.
Rai, A.B. , Satpathy, S., Gandhi Gracy , R. and T. M. S. swamy  2009. Some approaches in management of sucking pests on chilli with special reference to tarsonemid mite Polyphagotarsonemus latus bank., Veg Sci, 36(3):297-303.
T. Seenivasagan, Gandhi Gracy, R. and A.V. Navarajan Paul. 2010. Differential parasitism by Cotesia Plutellae (Kurdjumov) on Plutella xylostella (L)( in artificaly infested hosts plants J. Biological Control, 24(1):22-37.