Name Dr. N. KULKARNI


Designation Scientist - G
Qualification M. Sc., Ph.D. (Zoology-Entomology)
Experience 20 years
Subject Area

Forest Entomology and Integrated Pest Management of forest insects pests

Publication Research papers/ Review articles/ Popular Article: 100

Technical Bulletin : 1

RESEARCH PAPERS IN REFEREED RESEARCH JOURNALS 

National  

  1. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N., Meshram, P.B., Kalia, S.  and N.C. Pant (1993). Efficacy of some insecticides against the larvae of kullu defoliator, Sylepta balteata F. Journal of Tropical Forestry, 9(IV) : 361-364.  

  2. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N., Meshram, P.B., Kalia, S.  and N.C. Pant (1993). Efficacy of some insecticides against the larvae of kullu defoliator, Sylepta balteata F. Journal of Tropical Forestry, 9(IV) : 361-364.  

  3. Meshram, P.B., Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1994).  Antifeedant activity of certain plant products against teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walk. (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Annals of Entomology, 12(2) : 53-56.  

  4. Pathak , S.C. , Pathak, A. and Kulkarni, N. (1995). Effect of some plant extracts on the reproductive activity and fecundity of Nezara viridula Linn. (Heteroptera : Pentatomidae). Advances in Biosciences, 13(1): 63-70.  

  5. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Sambath, S. (1995). A new report of Ascotis selenaria imparata Walk. (Lepidoptera : Geometridae) as a pest of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre . Indian forester, 12(3) : 239-240.  

  6. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1995). First report of Spodoptera litura (Fab.) Boursin (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) as a pest on Butea monosperma (Lam.) Taub. Indian Forester, 121(8) : 764-765.  

  7. Kulkarni, N., Kalia, S., Sambath, S. and Joshi, K.C. (1996). First report of Ascotis selenaria imparata Walk. (Lepidoptera : Geometridae) as a pest of Moringa pterigosperma  Gertn. Indian Forester, 122(11) : 1075-1076.  

  8. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Ramarao, N. (1996). Screening of some plant extracts for feeding inhibition property against major forest insect pests. Myforest, 32(2): 118-122.

  9. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1997). Insecticidal action of some plant extracts against Albizia defoliator Rhesala imparata Walker (Lepidoptera ; Noctuidae). Entomon 22(2): 75-79.  

  10. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Gupta, B.N. (1997). Antifeedant property of Lantana camara var. aculeata and Aloe vera leaves against teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walk. (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Entomon 22(1) : 61- 65.  

  11. Meshram, P.B., Kulkarni, N. and Pathak , S.C. (1997). Antifeedant activity of Lantana camara and Eucalyptus hybrid  to the larvae of teak defoliator, Hyblaea puera Cra. (Lepidoptera : Hyblaedae). Ad. Bios., 16(1) : 93-98.  

  12. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. and Kalia, S. (1997). Feeding inhibition property of some botanical extracts against sissoo defoliator, Plecoptera reflexa (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) Indian Journal of Forestry, 20(4) : 390-394.  

  13. Kalia, S., Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1997). Record of Hypena tenebralis (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) as a new pest of Albizia procera. Indian Forester 123(2): 180.  

  14. Kulkarni, N. (1998). Feeding deterrence of some plant extracts against poplar defoliator, Clostera cupreata Butler (Lepidoptera : Notodontidae) Insect Environment, 3(4) : 98.  

  15. Kulkarni, N. and Pathak , S.C. (1998). Effect of mating on the neuroendocrine activity and reproductive behaviour in Nezara viridula Linn. (Heteroptera : Pentatomidae). Visleshan, A research Journal of Science, R.D. University , Jabalpur Vol. 5(2) : 017-022.  

  16. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Shukla, P.K. (2003). Antifeedant activity of Annona squamosa Linn. against Crypsiptya coclesalis Walk. (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Entomon 28 (4): 389-392.  

  17. Kulkarni, N., Meshram, P.B. and Joshi, K.C. (2003). Foliage feeder, Noorda blitealis (Walk.) on Moringa pterygosperma (Geart.) syn. M. oleifera (Lam.) and its control in nursery. Journal of Tropical Forestry, 19(1&II): 79-82.  

  18. Kulkarni, N., Tripathi, S. and Joshi, K.C. (2004). Kairomonal activity of compounds isolated from bark of sal (Shorea robusta Gaert. f.) for attracting the sal heartwood borer, Hoplocerambyx spinicornis Newman (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Indian Journal of Forestry 27(3): 321-325.  

  19. Choubey, V., Kulkarni, N. and Bhandari, R. (2004). Incidence of seed insect pests of sal (Shorea robusta Gaertn. F.). Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity 12: 48-52.  

  20. Joshi, K.C., Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Chandra, S. and Barve, S. (2004). A study of insects from Kanha National Park . Journal of Tropical Forestry 20 (III & IV): 58-74.  

  21. Garg, V.K., Kulkarni, N. and Meshram, P.B. (2005). Influence of weather parameters on the incidence of white grub on teak seedlings in Chhindwara Forest Divisions. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity 13(1): 48-51.  

  22. Garg, V.K., Kulkarni, N. and Meshram, P.B. (2006). Relative efficacy of newer insecticides against leaf roller, Crypsiptya coclesalis Walker on bamboo seedlings. Indian Forester 132(2): 245-247.  

  23. Garg, V.K., Kulkarni, N. and Meshram, P.B. (2007). Influence of weather factors on the incidence of sissoo defoliator, Plecoptera reflexa Guenee on Dalbergia sissoo seedlings. Indian Forester, 133(1): 108-114.  

  24. Kulkarni, N., Chandra Kailash, Singh, R.B. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). Record of grey weevil, Myllocerus discolor (nr.) Boheman (Coleoptera : Curculionidae) grub infesting roots of teak (Tectona grandis L.F.) seedlings in Maharashtra . Indian Journal of Forestry, 30(3):291-294.  

  25. Joshi, K.C., Sambath, S., Yousuf, Mohd., Chander, S., Roychoudhury, N. and Kulkarni, N. (2007). Evaluation of Trichogramma spp. To minimize the attack of teak leaf skeletonizer. Indian Forester 133(4): 527-533.  

  26. Garg, V.K., Kulkarni, N. and Meshram, P.B. (2007). Influence of weather elements on the incidence of bamboo leaf roller, Crypsiptya coclesalis Walker ) on bamboo seedlilngs. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity 15(1): 93-95.  

  27. Roychoudhury, N., Sambath, S., Chandra, S., Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). A note on Paectes subapicalis Walker (Lepiodoptera : Noctuidae): A potential sal defoliator  in Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forestry 30(4): 463-466.  

  28. Choubey, V., Kulkarni, N. and Bhandari, R. (2008). Status of sal (Shorea robusta) seed insect pests in six sal dominating regions of central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. Indian Journal of Forestry 31(4): 595-598.  

 International

  1. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1998). Feeding inhibition property of a common weed, Ipomoea carnea (Jacq.) ssp. fistulosa ( Austin ) against bamboo leaf roller, Crypsiptya coclesalis ( Walker ) (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Allelopathy Journal, 5(1) : 93-96.  

  2. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1998). Antifeedant property of some botanical extracts against maharukha webworm, Atteva fabriciella Swed. (Lepidoptera : Yponomeutidae) Journal of Tropical Forest Products  4(1): 11-16.  

  3. Kulkarni, N. (1999). Antifeedant and growth regulatory effect of Azadirachta indica A. Juss., seeds against the larvae of Spodoptera  litura (Fab.) Boursin (Noctuidae : Lepidoptera). National Academy of Science Letters, 22(1&2), 24-26.

  4. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Meshram, P.B. (1996). Bioactivity of methanolic neem seed extract against the teak leaf skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walk. (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). Journal of Environmental Biology, 17(3) : 189-195.  

  5. Meshram, P.B., Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1996). Antifeedant activity of Azadirachta indica and Jatropha curcas against Papilio demoleus Linn.  Journal of Environ mental Biology, 17(4) : 301-304.   

  6. Kulkarni, N., Chandra, K., Wagh, P.N., Joshi, K.C. and Singh, Ram Bhajan (2007). Incidence and management of white grub, Schizonycha ruficollis on seedlings of teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.). Insect Science ( Wiley-Blackwel , China ) 14: 411-418.  

  7. Kulkarni, N., S. Paunikar, K.C. Joshi, and John Rogers (2009). White grubs, Holotrichia rustica (Burm.) and Holotrichia mucida Gyll. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as pests of teak (Tectona grandis L. f.) seedlings in central India . Insect Science 16(6): 519-525. 

 RESEARCH PAPERS IN PROCEEDINGS/ BOOK CHAPTERS  

  1. Kulkarni, N., Singh, N., Joshi, K.C. and Lal, R.B. (1999). Activity of Lantana camara var. aculeata extract against the larvae of bamboo leaf roller, Crypsiptya coclesalis (Walker) (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae) In : Biopesticodes in insect pest management (Eds. Ignacimuthu, S. and Sen, Alok) Pp.118-123, Phoenix Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India, 262pp.  

  2. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2005). Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae in combination with M-parathion against white grubs of Holotrichia rustica Burm. (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae).  Pp. 92-93 In: (Eds. Koul, O., Dhaliwal, G.S., and Shankar, A.,Raj, D. and Kaul, V.K.) Biopesticide Conference, Biopesticides : Emerging Trends BET 2005, Nov., 11th to 13th, 2005 at Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur (H.P.) India .  

  3. Garg, V.K., Meshram, P.B. and Kulkarni, N. (2005). Bio-efficacy of insecticides and neem powder against sissoo defoliator, Plecoptera reflexa Guenee on sissoo seedlings. Pp. 129-130. In: (Eds. Koul, O., Dhaliwal, G.S., and Shankar, A.,Raj, D. and Kaul, V.K.) Biopesticide Conference, Biopesticides : Emerging Trends BET 2005, Nov., 11th to 13th, 2005 at Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur (H.P.) India .  

  4. Kulkarni, N., Chandra, K., Singh, Ram Bhajan and Joshi, K.C. (2006). New species of white grubs, their menace on the seedlings of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) and their management: an experimental study at Ramdongari Forest Nursery, Nagpur . Pp. 184-189. In: Proc. Reg. Workshop on Rec. Adv. in Teak Res. Manage. Pract. in central India (Eds. Subramanian, K., Joshi, A.K., Mishra, A.K. and Kulkarni, M.M.), F.D.C.M., Nagpur .  

  5. Joshi, K.C., Kulkarni, N., Sambath, S., Chandra, S. and Singh, Ram Bhajan, Malviya, R.K. and Roychoudhury, N. (2006). Supplementation of indigenous egg parasitoid Trichogramma raoi Nagaraja, to minimize the attack of teak pests – A case study. Pp. 175-183. In: Proc. Reg. Workshop on Rec. Adv. in Teak Res. Manage. Pract. in central India (Eds. Subramanian, K., Joshi, A.K., Mishra, A.K. and Kulkarni, M.M.), F.D.C.M., Nagpur .  

  6. Kulkarni, N., Arun Kakkar, Mishra, V.K., Paunikar, S., Maheshwari, V.L. and Joshi, K.C. (2009). Antifeedant activity of Annona squamosa against teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae). In: Ecofriendly Insect Pest Management, Pp.194-199. (Eds. Ignacimuthu, S. and David, B.V.), Elite Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi .    

 REVIEWS IN PROCEEDINGS/ BOOK CHAPTERS  

  1. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N., Kalia, S., Meshram, P.B., Harsh, N.S.K. (1995). Use of biopesticides for the control of forest pests. Proc. International Workshop on Forestry Research Methods, Pp. 34-37, 22nd-23rd March, 1995 at T.F.R.I., Jabalpur . Pp.34-37.  Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Sambath, S. and Joshi, K.C. (2000). Judicious use of pesticides for the enhancement of productivity Pp. 102-111. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Sustainable Forest Management through People’s Participation” (Eds. P.K. Shukla, U. Prakasam, Alka Bhargava, Amit Sahai, Sandeep Kumar, S.K. Banerjee and Pragya Sharma). ICFRE-Ford Foundation Project, TFRI, from 7-8 February, 2000, 195pp.

  2. Kulkarni, N. (2001). Anti-insect bioactivities of some botanicals: their prospects as component of Integrated Pest Control System. Pp. 95-137. In : Recent Trends in Insect Pest Control to Enhance Forest Productivity (Eds. Shukla, P.K. and Joshi, K.C.), Published by Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur (M.P.) INDIA , 235pp.  

  3. Yousuf, M., Joshi, K.C. and Kulkarni, N. (2004).  Trichogramma: the noble egg parasitoids and their potential in biological control of insect pests. pp. 307-369. In: Contemporary Trends in Insect Science (Ed. Gujar, G.T.), Campus Books, New Delhi , 424p.  

  4. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Shukla, P.K. (2004). Integrated Insect Pest Management of forest insect pests. pp. 370-410. In: Contemporary Trends in Insect Science (Ed. Gujar, G.T.), Campus Books, New Delhi , 424p.  

  5. Kulkarni, N., Soni, K.K. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). Biotic and abiotic factors responsible for outbreak of the sal heartwood borer, Hoplocerambyx spinicornis Newman in Achanakmar-Amarkantak biosphere reserve. Pp.115-126. In: Research needs for Achanakmar-Amarkantak biosphere reserve (Eds. Joshi, K.C. and Mandal, A.K.), Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur (M.P.), India .  

  6. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N. and Chandra, S. (2008). Insects associated with bamboos and their management. In: Proceedings of the National Conference on Bamboos: Management, Conservation, value addition and promotion (Eds. Mandal, A.K., Berry, N. and Rawat, G.S.), 12-14th March, 2008, Tropical Forest Research Institute Publication, Jabalpur, India. Pp143-162.   

 REVIEW ARTICLES IN REFERRED JOURNALS/ PERIODICALS  

  1. Pathak , S.C. , Kulkarni, N. and Meshram, P.B. (1995). Forest insect control. Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology, vol. 3 : 119-130. Academic Press, San Diego .   

  2. Kulkarni, N., Singh, N., Joshi, K.C. and Bhargava, A. (1997). Neem tree (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) as a potent source of biopesticide : application in forest insect control. Journal of Tropical Forestry, 13(iii): 166-174.    

  3. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1998). Insect pests of forest tree seeds, their economic impact and control measures. Journal of Tropical Forest Science ( Malaysia ), 10(4): 438-455.  

  4. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1998).  Plant pesticides: their biological activities against forest insect pests. Advances in Forestry Research in India, vol.18: 161-182.  

  5. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N. and Sambath, S. (2006). Sal heartwood borer in Madhya Pradesh. Indian Forester, 132(7): 799-808.  

  6. Kulkarni N., Paunikar Sanjay, Hussaini S.S. and Joshi K.C. (2008). Entomopathogenic Nematodes in insect pest management of forestry and plantations crops: An appraisal. Indian Journal of Tropical Biodiversity, 16(2): 155-166.   

  TECHNICAL BULLETINS/ BROCHURES  

  1. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2001). Screening of plants with pesticidal properties against the insect pests. Technical Bulletin Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehradun,11p.  fufru dqGd.khZ o lat; ikSuhdj(20 09). ou jksiokfVdk vkf.k jksioukae/;s gks.kkjs fdM+ vkf.k jksxkaps izknwHkkZo o R;koj O;oLFkkiu dk;ZiqfLrdk prepared and printed, Technical Bulletin in Marathi, Tropical Forest Research Institute, 51p.   

 POPULAR ARTICLES  

  1. Kulkarni, N., Kalia, S., Meshram, P.B., Singh, N. and Bhargava, A. (1994). Biopesticides : biorational and ecofriendly alternative to chemical insecticides. Tropical Sylvics, 2(2) :4-5.  

  2. Kulkarni, N., and Joshi, K.C. (1995). Natural insect feeding inhibitors from plants : ecologically safe management strategy. Tropical Sylvics, 3(2) : 4-5.  

  3. Sambath, S. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1996). Insects - as insect pest control agents. Tropical Sylvics, 4(1) : 1-2.   

  4. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Patley, R.K. (1996). Insect growth regulatory  effect of some phytochemicals : environment friendly approach to insect pest control. Tropical Sylvics (Newsletter), 4(2):1-2.  

  5. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (1998). Botanical pesticides as future alternatives to chemicals in forest insect management. SAIC Newsletter(a quarterly publication of SAARC Agricultural Information Centre (SAIC), 8(1): 3.  

  6. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2000). Chemical mediated insect behaviour and its scope in insect pest management. Tropical Sylvics (Newsletter), 1:2-3.  ds- lh- tks'kh  vkSj fufru   dqGd.khZ  (2007)- lky Nsnd dhV (izdksi c<+us ds laHkkfor dkj.k- Pp. 8 -12.  In: lky oz{kksa  dk  lw[kuk & lky Nsnd dhV mlds izkd`frd 'k=q  o  izdksi ls cpko- ICFRE BR./TFRI BR-8/2006. 18p.  

  7. Kulkarni, N. (2009). Entomopathogenic Nematodes: role in forest insect pest management. Biopesticide News (News Letter) 13(1): 3-5.   

RESEARCH REPORTS/ PROJECT REPORTS/ IMPLEMENTATION COMPLETION REPORTS  

  1. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N., Sambath, S. (2001). Implementation Completion Report of World Bank Forestry Research, Education and Extension Project (FREEP), entitled Entomology (04), Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur . 48p.

  2. Joshi, K.C., Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Sambath, S. (2002). Implementation Completion Report of ICFRE Project, entitled Population Dynamics and Behaviour of sal Heartwood Borer and its Control Measures (Project No., TFRI - 97/Ento-06), Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur. 26p.

  3. Kulkarni, N. (2006). Management of Insect Pests of Forest Nurseries in Central India . Final Project Report (Project ID No. 045/TFRI-2002/Ento-1(5), Indian Council of Forestry Research & Education, Dehradun , India , 56p.

  4. Kulkarni, N. (2009). Development of model for the management of white grubs in teak nursery under the concept of Integrated Pest Management, Final Project Report (Project ID No. 113/TFRI-2007/Ento – 1(FDCM, MS)(16), submitted to Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra (FDCM), Nagpur, India, 41p.    

 PAPERS PRESENTED IN NATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS/ SYMPOSIA   

  1. Kulkarni, N. (1998). Screening of pesticides of botanical origin. Paper presented in Workshop on Entomology and Peer Review of ongoing Projects, 12th - 13th Nov., 1998, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur .  

  2. Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Yousuf, M., Sambath, S., Joshi, K.C., Tripathi, S. and Harsh, N.S.K. (1998). Population dynamics and behaviour of sal heartwood borer, development of its control measures. Paper presented in Workshop on Entomology and Peer Review of ongoing Projects, 12th - 13th Nov., 1998, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur.  

  3. Kulkarni, N. (1999). Screening of pesticides of botanical origin. Paper presented in Workshop cum Peer Review on Entomology, 12th Nov., 1999, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur .  

  4. Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Yousuf, M., Sambath, S. and Joshi, K.C. (1999). Population dynamics and behaviour of sal heartwood borer, development of its control measures. Paper presented in Workshop cum Peer Review on Entomology, 12th Nov., 1999, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur .  

  5. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Shukla, P.K. (2002). Prospects of integrated insect pest management : an appraisal with special reference to forest insect pests. Paper Presented in national Symposium on Contemporary Trends in Biology, Rani Durgavati University , Jabalpur , 9=11th January, 2002.  

  6. Choubey, V., Bhandari, S. and Kulkarni, N. (2002).  Insect pests of sal (Shores robusta Gaert.). Paper Presented in national Symposium on Contemporary Trends in Biology, Rani Durgavati University , Jabalpur , 9-11th January, 2002.   

  7. Joshi, K.C., Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N. and Chandra, S. (2003). Controlling insect pests to enhance forest productivity. Paper Presented in National Seminar on Management of Degraded Forests for Productivity Enhancement and Carbon Sink Expansion, 15th - 16th January, 2003, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur .    

  8. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2004). Role of ecofriendly insect control methods in plant conservation. Paper presented in National Workshop on “Regional strategy for conservation of plants”, held at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur , 26th –27th Feb., 2004.  

  9. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2005). Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae in combination with M-parathion against white grubs of Holotrichia rustica Burm. (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae). Paper presented in Biopesticide Conference, Biopestidies: Emerging Trends BET 2005, Nov. 11th – 13th, 2005, Institute of Himalayan Biotechnology , Palampur , India .  

  10. Garg, V.K., Meshram, P.B. and Kulkarni, N. (2005). Bio-efficacy of insecticides and neem powder against sissoo defoliator, Plecoptera reflexa Guenee on sissoo seedlings. Paper presented in Biopesticide Conference, Biopestidies: Emerging Trends BET 2005, Nov. 11th – 13th, 2005, Institute of Himalayan Biotechnology , Palampur , India .  

  11. Kulkarni, N., Chandra, K., Singh, Ram Bhajan and Joshi, K.C. (2006). New species of white grubs, their menace on the seedlings of teak (Tectona grandis L.f.) and their management: an experimental study at Ramdongari Forest Nursery, Nagpur . Pp. 184-189. In: Proc. Reg. Workshop on Rec. Adv. in Teak Res. Manage. Pract. in central India (Eds. Subramanian, K., Joshi, A.K., Mishra, A.K. and Kulkarni, M.M.), F.D.C.M., Nagpur .  

  12. Joshi, K.C., Kulkarni, N., Sambath, S., Chandra, S. and Singh, Ram Bhajan, Malviya, R.K. and Roychoudhury, N. (2006). Supplementation of indigenous egg parasitoid Trichogramma raoi Nagaraja, to minimize the attack of teak pests – A case study. Pp. 175-183. In: Proc. Reg. Workshop on Rec. Adv. in Teak Res. Manage. Pract. in central India (Eds. Subramanian, K., Joshi, A.K., Mishra, A.K. and Kulkarni, M.M.), F.D.C.M., Nagpur .   

  13. Kulkarni, N., Hussaini, S.S. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). Prospects of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in management of forest insect pests. Paper presented in National Symposium on Emerging Trends of Bio-inoculants in Forestry”, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur , during April, 26-27, 2007.  

  14. Kulkarni, N., Soni, K.K. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). Assessment of biotic and abiotic factors responsible for outbreak of the sal heartwood borer, Hoplocerambyx spinicornis Newman in selected area of Achanakmar-Amarkantak biosphere reserve. Paper presented in Workshop on Research Needs for Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve, 30th April, 2007, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur , India .  

  15. Kulkarni, N., Roychoudhury, N., Chandra S., Barve, S. & Joshi, K.C. (2007). Butterfly fauna of Kanha National Park . Presented in National Seminar on Environment: Conservation of biological resources and sustainable development”, Feb. 9th -10th, 2007, Dept. of Botany, Government New College , Rewa (M.P.), India   

  16. Kulkarni, N. and Joshi, K.C. (2007). Persistent antifeedant effect of Annona squamosa extract against bamboo leaf roller, Crypsiptya coclesalis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in nursery. Abstract in “National Seminar on Conservation and Management of Bamboo Resources” to be held on 29th-30th Nov., at Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi, India (Abstract), 31pp.  

  17. Kulkarni, N. (2007). Forest Insect Pests: challenges and prospects of their management. Invited Lecture, 12th May, 2007, Govt. Science College , Jabalpur , India .  

  18. Kulkarni, N. (2007). Insect pests of forest nurseries in central India : prospects of IPM. Invited Plenary Lecture in National Conf. on Recent Advances in Biology, 2nd & 3rd Feb., 2007, at Dept. of Zoology, S, N. Mor A.C. and G.D. S. Sc. Coll., Bhandara (M.S.)., India.  

  19. Kulkarni, N. (2007). Delivered statistical training lecture on “Tests of Significance” to the Research Scholars of FRI Deemed University, upon nomination by the Director, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur , India .  

  20. Kulkarni N., Kakkar Arun, Mishra Vinod, Paunikar  Sanjay, Maheshwari V.L. and Joshi K.C. (2008). Antifeedant activity of Annona squamosa against teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Paper presented on National Symposium on “Ecofriendly insect pest management”, Loyala College , Chennai, Feb. 7-8, 2008 (Abstract), 41p.  

  21. Kulkarni N., Singh Ram Bhajan, Paunikar Sanjay and Joshi Kailash Chandra (2008). Evaluation of some biopesticides against teak (Tectona grandis Linn. f.) skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Paper presented on National Symposium on “Ecofriendly insect pest management”, Loyala College , Chennai Feb. 7-8, 2008. (Abstract), 14p.  

  22. Kulkarni N., Paunikar S., Hussaini S.S. and. Joshi, K.C. (2008). Susceptibility of teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walker to the entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica Poinar. Paper presented on National Symposium on “Ecofriendly insect pest management”, Loyala College , Chennai, Feb. 7-8, 2008 (Abstract), 32p.  

  23. Kulkarni, N. (2008). Advances in Insect Pest Management with special reference to Forest Insect Pests” An Invited Lecture delivered in UGC-SAP Seminar organized by the School of Life Sciences , 20th Feb., 2008, North Maharashtra University , Jalgaon (M.S.), India .  

  24. Joshi, K.C., Roychoudhury, N., Kulkarni, N. and Chandra S. (2008). Insects associated with bamboos and their management. Paper presented in National Conference on Bamboos: Management, Conservation, value addition and promotion, March, 12-14, 2008, at Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur , India .  

  25. Kulkarni, N., Singh, R.B., Paunikar, S. and Joshi, K.C. (2008). Evaluation of some insecticides against the chafer beetles, Holotrichia rustica (Burm.) damaging seedlings of teak (Tectona grandis L. f.). Paper presented in National Conference on Pest Management Strategies for Food Securities, May, 2nd – 3rd, 2008, at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (C.G.) India .  

  26. Kulkarni, N. and S. Paunikar (2009). Record of elaterid grub, Agrypnus fuscipes as predator on white grubs of Holotrichia rustica (Burm.) in forest nursery. Paper presented in National Seminar on IPM Strategies to Combat Emerging pests in the current scenario of climate change, January, 28th – 30th, 2009, at College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University , Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh), India .   

  27. Kulkarni, N., Mishra, V.K., Paunikar, S. and Kakkar, A. (2009). Growth inhibition effect of Annona squamosa crude extracts on the larvae of teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis (Walk.) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). Paper presented in National Seminar on IPM Strategies to Combat Emerging pests in the current scenario of climate change, January, 28th–30th, 2009, at College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University , Pasighat (Arunachal Pradesh) India .  

  28. Paunikar, S., Mishra, V.K., Bhandari, Rita and Kulkarni, N. (2009). Entomopathogenic nematodes as biological control agents in insect pest management. Madhya Khetriya Vigyan Sammelan, Feb., 21-22nd, 2009, MH College of Science and Home Science, Jabalpur (M.P.) India .  

  29. Kulkarni, N. (2009). Invited Lecture "Integrated Pest Management: Concepts and Application in Concept and application of biosciences", refresher series of lectures for the professors of graduate and PG collages, Rani Durgavati University , Jabalpur 11th June, 2009, India .  

  30. Kulkarni, N. and Paunikar, S. (2009). Temperature and insecticidal tolerance of entomopathogenic nematodes: a useful tool for developing IPM strategy against forest insect pests. Paper in National Forestry Conference, Nov., 9th – 11th, 2009, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, 177p. (Abstract).  

  31. Mishra, V.K., Paunikar, S., Tiple, A., Kakkar, A., Kulkarni, N. (2009). Custard apple, Annona squamosa – a potential source of biopesticidal compounds against major insect pests of teak (Tectona grandis). In: National Seminar on Current Trends in the Field of Biodiversity & Sustainable Use of Natural Sources, MGM Mahavidyalaya, Jabalpur , Nov. 16th – 17th, 2009. 51p. (Abstract).   

 PAPERS IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES/ SEMINARS/ SYMPOSIA  

  1. Garg, V.K., Kulkarni, N., Meshram, P.B. and Choudhary, R.K. (2005). Bio-efficacy of pesticides against teak skeletonizer, Eutectona machaeralis Walk. on teak seedlings. Paper presented in IIIrd International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-3), 29th Nov. to 2nd Dec., 2005, Lucknow , India .  

  2. Kulkarni, N., Joshi, K.C. and Chandra Kailash (2006). Incidence of white grubs, Schizonycha ruficollis (Fab.) (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae) on teak seedlings at Nagpur , Maharashtra and its Management, "Special Paper" in International. Conf. on Biodiv. Insects: Challen. issues in Manag. and Conser. and presentedSpecial Paper” on 30th Jan. – 3rd Feb., 06, at Bharathiar Univ. , Coimbatore , India .  

  3. Kulkarni, N., Paunikar, S. and Hussaini, S.S. (2009). Tolerance of EPN, Heterorhabditis indica to some common insecticides useful for developing IPM strategy against forest insect pests. Paper presented in 5th International Conference on Biopesticides: Stakeholders Perspective (ICOB-V- 2009), April, 26th – 30th, 2009, New Delhi , India (Abstract).  

  4. Kulkarni, N. (2009). Bioecology and management of white grub complex in teak forest nursery in India . Invited Paper Presented in IUFRO Working Party 7.03.04: Diseases and Insects in Forest Nurseries, July 12th to 16th, 2009, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Hilo , Hawaii , USA .  

  5. Paunikar, S., Kulkarni, N., Mishra, V.K., Tiple, A., Hussaini, S.S. and Joshi, K.C. (2009). Compatibility of entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditis indica to some selected biopesticides. In: 2nd International Conference on Biowealth Management for Sustainable Livelihood, ICBMSL-2009, Organized by ICCB-MSET-SSI, Institute of Forest Productivity, Ranchi, 20th – 22nd, Nov., 2009, India.