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Garima Gupta

Former Research Associate


Ph.D. Entomology (minor in Plant Pathology), G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar, India

M.S. Agricultural Entomology, G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar, India

B.S. Zoology, Botany and Chemistry, C.C.S. University, Meerut, India

Research Projects:

  • Management of Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica and Rose chafers, on roses

  • soil applied imidacloprid residues in nectar and its effect on ladybird beetles

  • Effects of herbicides on the developmental profile of Spilarctia obliqua Walker by diet incorporation method

  • Efficacy of combinations of agrochemicals against Spilarctia obliqua walker

  • Detrimental effect of agrochemicals on larvae of Bihar hairy caterpillar fed on treated castor leaves

  • Bioassay of naturalyte compounds against 3-4 and 15-16 day old larvae of Spilarctia obliqua Walker

  • Contact toxicity of insecticides against two age groups of larvae of Spilarctia obliqua Walker

Research Publications:
Gupta, G., and V. A. Krischik. 2007. Professional and consumer insecticides for the management of adult Japanese beetle on hybrid tea rose. J. Econ. Entomol. 100(3): 830-837.

Garima G. and A. K. Bhattacharya. 2008. Assessing toxicity of post-emergence herbicides to the Spilarctia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Journal of Pest Science, 81(1): 9-15.

Garima G, A. K. Bhattacharya and Shri Ram. 2007. Detrimental effect of Fungicides on Spilarctia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, India. 77(1): 53-64.

Garima G. and A. K. Bhattacharya. 2006. Bioefficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis formulations on Spilarctia obliqua (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture 1(1): 16-22.

Garima G. and Shri Ram Yadav. 2006. Cow urine efficacy against stem borers and cost benefit in soybean production. International Journal of Cow Science 2(2): 15-17.

Garima G., Shri Ram Yadav and A. K. Bhattacharya. Lethal and sublethal effect of diflubenzuron and lufenuron on Spilarctia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae).  Annals of Plant Protection Sciences, (Accepted).

Garima G. and Shri Ram Yadav. Efficacy of cow urine against different lepidopterous pests of soybean.  Journal of Eco-friendly Agriculture (Accepted, In Press).

Garima G., Shri Ram Yadav and A. K. Bhattacharya. Naturalyte management of damaging larval stages of Spilarctia obliqua (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Indian Journal of Entomology (Accepted, In Press).

Manuscripts in Preparation:

Non-target toxicity of soil applied imidacloprid to four species of ladybird beetles when translocated to pollen and nectar.

Combinations of different agrochemicals with biorational insecticides: a new approach in IPM.

Relative efficacy of biorationals and combination products with conventional insecticides against first and fourth instar larvae of Spilarctia obliqua Walker.

Naturalyte management of damaging larval stages of Spilarctia obliqua Walker (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). (Communicated to Indian Journal of Entomology)

Influence of plant growth regulators on survivorship and developmental parameters of Spilarctia obliqua Walker
(Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). (Communicated to Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata)

Certificates and Courses:

Mar. 2005: Beekeeping Short Course, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota

June 2004: Qualified National Eligibility Test for lecturership, Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ICAR)

2002: Satisfactory grade certificate in the German language program. G.B.P.U.A.&T. Pantnagar

Recipient of Research Fellowship during Ph. D. program

Recipient of Assistantship during Masters program


Entomological Society of America, USA

Entomological Society of India, New Delhi, India

Doctor's Agriculture and Horticulture Development Society, Allahabad, India

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