|Training / Visit (International)|
|In vitro rearing of Natural Enemies at United States Department of Agriculture, Gainesville, Florida, USA during December 2004
|Allele Mining in insects at West Virginia State University, USA March 21 to June 20, 2011
|Participated at 6th International Barcode of Life Conference, at University of Guelph, Canada during 17th to 22nd August 2015
|Received Prof. T.N. Ananthakrishnan Award for the outstanding contribution to Biological Control
|Travel Grant Award DST-2015, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India
|Travel Grant Award DBT-2015, Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. Of India
|Recipient of SBA-Dr. B.S. Bhumannavar Team Research Award For the Best Innovative Biocontrol Research SBA on 29th October 2014. (Dr. S.K. Jalali., Dr. T.Venkatesan., Dr. R. Rangeshwaran., Dr. K. Srinivasamurthy, Dr. J. Poorani., Dr. Sivakumar., Dr. S. Sriram and Dr. Abraham Verghese).
|Received "Award of Excellence" for Scientific category, on 24th September 2015 during Foundation Day, ICAR-NBAIR
|Recipient of Professor T.N. Ananthakrishnan Foundation Award for the Outstanding contribution towards Molecular studies of insects and Biological Control of Crop pests for the Biennium 2014-15
|Best Oral Presentation Awarded in 13th Workshop of the IOBC Global Working Group on Mass Rearing and Quality Assurance, Mövenpick Hotel & Spa, Bangalore, India November 6-8, 2013
|Best Oral Presentation Awarded in IVth National Symposium in Plant Protection in Horticultural Crops; Emerging Challenges and Sustainable Pest Management IIHR, Bangalore during 25th to 28th April 2012
|Best Poster Awarded In 2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Hyderabad during 03-05 November 2014
|Vice President, Society for Biocontrol Advancement (Journal of Biological Control), Bangalore
|Fellow of Society for Biocontrol
Advancement (SBA), Bangalore (2008)
|Fellow of AAPMHE,
(Association for Advancement in Pest Management in Horticultural
|Editorial Board Member, The Journal of Environmental Biology, Lucknow
|Recognized as Member of PG board of studies at Agril. Entomology at PAJANCOA, Puducherry 2015
|Recognized as Guide for Ph.D at
Department of Biotechnology, Jain University, Bangalore|
|Recognized as Guide for Ph.D at
Department of Biotechnology and Department
of Zoology, University of Mysore, Mysore|
|Recognized as Guide for Ph.D at Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bengaluru registered with Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun
|Recognized as External Examiner for Ph.D at Delhi University, Delhi; TamilNadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore; Manipal University, Karnataka
|Recognized as External Examiner for Ph.D at Kuvempu University, Karnataka|
|Recognized as External Expert for Institute Research Committee, ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Anand, Gujarat
|Recognized as External Examiner at Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu|
|Recognized as Expert for screening projects of Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi|
|Recognized as Advisory committee member at
Department of entomology UAS Bangalore|
|Recognized as Advisory Committee member
of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Science, University,
Hebbal, Bangalore. During 2012|
|Life member, Society for Biocontrol
Advancement in India, Bangalore, India|
|Member, Asian & Pacific Coconut Community,
|Life member, Association for the
Advancement of Pest Management of in Horticultural Ecosystems,
|Foundation member, The Asian Agri-History
Foundation Secunderabad, India|
|Molecular characterization and generated DNA barcode for several insects done and deposited in NCBI, USA and Barcode of Life Database (BOLD), Canada
| Developed functional
Microsatelite markers for studying allelic variations among different
populations of Helicoverpa armigera
|Studied the insecticide resistance in Diamondback moth and role of endosymbionts in pesticide degradation
Confirmed the occurrence of Chrysoperla zastrowi Sillemi Henry et al., in India
|Genetic stocks of
various populations of C. z. sillemi present in India were
collected and occurrence of
insecticide resistance in field populations were reported for the first time|
tolerant Chrysoperla zastrowi silliemi|
diets for chrysopid predators and filed a patent for the same. |
Standardized largescale production, field release of Goniozus nephantidis against coconut blackheaded caterpillar
| Selected Publications|
Venkatesan, T., Ravi P. More., Reeta, B., Jalali, S.K., Lalitha, Y. and Chandish, R.B. 2016.
Differentiation of some indigenous and exotic trichogramatids (Hymenoptera:
Trichogrammatidae) from India based on internal transcribed spacer-2 and cytochrome
oxidase-I markers and their phylogenetic relationship. Biological Control, 101: 130-137.
|Venkatesan, T., Sridhar, V., Yan Tomason., Jalali, S.K., Behera, G., Shanthi, R.M.,
Ravinder Kumar, Padma., N., Gopinath, V. and Umesh Reddy. 2015.
Use of expressed sequence tag microsatellite markers for population genetic research of Helicoverpa armigera
(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from India. Canadian Entomologist, 1–13. doi:10.4039/tce.2015.47.
|Venkatesan, T., Reetha, B., Jalali, S.k., Lalitha, Y., Ballal, C.R., Ravi P. More and Abraham Verghese. 2015.
Molecular identification of egg parasitoid Trichogramma species of India using COI and ITS-II regions and their phylogenetic relationships.
Genome, 58 (5)-291-292. 10.1139gen-2015-0087.
|Ankita Gupta, Venkatesan, T and Ravi P. More,. 2016.
Morphological and molecular characterization of reared parasitoid wasps of the genus Glyptapanteles associated with Lepidoptera in India. Plos one, DOI: 10.1371/ journal. Plos One.0150765
Prathibha, M., Venkatesan, T. and Jalali, S.K. 2016. Resistance in Meconellicoccus hirsutus
(Green) in India to selected insecticides and quantification of enzymes imparting resistance.
Crop Protection, 89: 116-122.
Sridhar, V., Venkatesan, T., Sunil J., Jalali, S.K., Lakshmana Reddy, D.C., Padma, N., Yan T., Gopinath and Umesh, K.R. 2016.
In silico mining of microsatellites and analysis of genetic diversity among inter and intra-generic aphids of sub-family, Aphidinae".
Entomologia Experimentalis at Applicata. DOI. 10.1111/eea.12460.
Ramya,S.L.,Venkatesan, T., Srinivasamurthy, K., Jalali, S.K. and Abraham Verghese. 2016.
Degradation of acephate by Enterobacter asburiae, Bacillus cereus and Pantoea
agglomerans isolated from diamondback moth Plutella xylostella. Journal of Environmental
Biology, 37: 611-618.
Ramya, S.L.,Venkatesan, T., Srinivasamurthy, K., Jalali, S.K. 2016. Detection of carboxylesterase and esterase activity
in culturable gut bacterial flora isolated from diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella from
India and its possible role in indoxacarb degradation. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology.
Ramya, S.L., Venkatesan, T., Srinivasamurthy, K., Jalali, S.K. and Abraham Verghese.
2015. Field-evolved insecticide resistance and biochemical validation of enzyme activities in
diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella. Indian Journal of Plant Protection. 44: 9-15.
Shashank, P.R., Ojha, R., Venkatesan, T., Jalali, S.K. and Bhanu, K.R. M. 2015. Molecular characterization of brinjal shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenée) based on
mitochondrial marker cytochrome oxidase I and their phylogenetic relationship. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 52: pp. 51-55
|Hemalatha B. N., Venkatesan T., Jalali S.K and Reetha B. 2014. Distribution and characterization of microbial communities in Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi, an important predator of Sap sucking pests. African journal of Microbiology Research, 8(14):1492-1500.
|Venkatesan, T., Sridhar, V. Yan, T., Padma, N., Gopinath, V., Rishi, R., Jalali,
S.K., Krishnakumar, N.K. and Umesh, K. R. 2011. Genetic
differentiation and gene flow among the Helicoverpa armigera
collections from chilli pepper, pigeon pea, tomato and cotton.
Plant and Animal Genome XX conference to be held at San Diego,
California, USA from January 14-18, 2012.
|Sridhar, V., Venkatesan, T., Yan, T., Padma, N., Gopinath,
V., Rishi, R.,Jalali, S.K., Joshi, S., Krishnakumar, N.K. And Umesh,
K. R. 2011. Allele mining from gene specific microsatellites among
diverse aphid species collections. Plant and Animal Genome XX
conference to be held at San Diego, California, USA from January
|Venkatesan, T., Nesil L. Jalali, S.K.,
Shylesha A.N. Poorani, J. and Rabindra R.J. 2011. Characterization and
identification of Acerophagus papayae Noyes and Schauff, an
important parasitoids of invasive papaya mealybug ,
Paracoccus marginiatus Williams and Granara de Willink
through DNA barcode, Journal of Biological Control, 25:11-13
|Venkatesan, T., Jalali, S.K., Murthy, K.S. and
Rabindra, R.J. and Lalitha, Y. 2009. Occurrence of insecticide
resistance in field populations of Chrysoperla zastrowi arabica
Henry et al. (Neuroptera:Chrysopidae) in India. Indian Journal of
Agricultural Sciences, 79(11):910-912.
|Ferkovich, S.M., Venkatesan, T.,
Shapiro, J.P. and Carpenter, J.E. 2007. Presentation of artificial
diet: effect of size of diet capsules on egg production of Orius
incidiosus(Say) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). Florida
|Henry, C. S. Brooks, S.J. Johnson J. B. Venkatesan,
T. and Duelli, P. 2010. the most important lacewing species in
Indian agricultural crops, Chrysoperla sillemi (Esben-Petersen), is
a subspecies of Chrysoperla zastrowi (Esben Petersen) (Neuroptera:Chrysopidae).
Journal of Natural History., 44:2543-2555.
|Ashok Kumar, G., Jalali, S.K., Venkatesan,
T.Stouthamer, R., Nitranjana, P. and Lalitha, y. 2009. Internal
Transcribed spacer-2 Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism
(ITS-2-RFLP) tools to differentiate some exotic and Indigenous
trichogrammatid egg parasitoids in India. Biological Control,
|Technology Developed & Commercialized|
|Developed Pesticide Tolerant strain of Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi (PTS-8),
an important predator of sucking pests and was transferred private industries (on non-exclusive basis) during October 2010; November 2013.