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Rajesh Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, V.V. Ramamurthy and Neeraj Kumar 2007. Major lepidopterous insect pests of vegetables in North India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 69(2):189-195
Rajesh Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, V.V. Ramamurthy and Neeraj Kumar 2007. Biosystematic studies of Junonia orithya Linnaeus (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) from North India. Indian Journal of Entomology, 69(3):224-229
Rajesh Kumar, Gaurav Sharma and V.V. Ramamurthy 2008. Biosystematics of Psara basalis walker (Lepidoptera: Crambidae: Spilomelinae) on spinach. Indian Journal of Entomology, 70 (4): 408 – 410
Gaurav Sharma, Rajesh Kumar, P.C. Pathania and V.V. Ramamurthy 2008. Biodiversity of lepidopterous insects associated with vegetables in India-a study. Indian Journal of Entomology, 70 (4): 369 -384
Gaurav Sharma, P.C. Joshi, Rajesh Kumar and Dheeraj Vasu, 2009. Limnological fauna of Dolbaha dam. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(1): 22-31.
Rajesh Kumar, Z.H. Khan and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2009. Topical outbreak of migratory locust, Locusta migratoria migratorioides (Reiche & Fairmaire) in Ladakh valley of Jammu and Kashmir. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(1): 107-109.
Rajesh Kumar, Gaurav Sharma, Neeraj Kumar and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2009. Taxonomic studies on vegetables pests of Family Pieridae (Lepidoptera) form North India. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(1): 89-97.
Gaurav Sharma, V.V. Ramamurthy and Rajesh Kumar, 2009. A Checklist of Damselflies and Dragonflies (Odonata: Insecta) of Arid and Semi-Arid Region of India. Zoological Survey of India, http://www.zsi.gov.in/
Nitisha V. Patankar, Vishal Mittal, Rajesh Kumar and V.V. Ramamurthy 2009. Can Psyllobora bisoctonotata and Illeis cincta (Coccinellidae: Coleoptera) be advocated for biological control of powdery mildews? Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 79(7): 489-491
Kailash Chandra S.K. Gupta and Rajesh Kumar, 2009. Distribution of orthopteran insects among different habitats in three districts of Madhya Pradesh, India. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(2): 52-57.
Ashok Kumar, Sudhir Kumar Pandey and Rajesh Kumar, 2009. Population dynamics of mango mealy bug, Drosicha mangiferae Green from Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(2): 66-68.
Gaurav Sharma, V.V. Ramamurthy and Rajesh Kumar, 2009. Collection of damselflies and dragonflies (Odonata: Insecta) in National Pusa Collection, Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi, India. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(2): 106-109.
Rajesh Kumar, Neeraj Kumar and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2009. Taxonomic aid to two species of genus Parnara Moore (1881) (Hesperiidae : Lepidoptera) from North India. Journal of Mountain Research, vol. 4: pp____(In Press)
Rajesh Kumar, Gaurav Sharma and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2010. Checklist of insects associated with Syzygium cuminii Skeels from India. Biological Forum – An International Journal, 1(2):1-5
Rajesh Kumar, P.C. Pathania and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2010. Taxonomic studies on vegetable pest of family Saturnidae (Lepidoptera) from India. Journal of Insect Science, 23(1): 98-101
H. Barman and Rajesh Kumar, 2010. Problems encountered in indoor rearing of muga silkworm Antheraea assamensis Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Proceedings of National Seminar on “Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity and challenges in Thar Desert” held on 9th July 2010 at Desert Regional Station, ZSI, Jodhpur, pp. --- (in press)
Rajesh Kumar, G.S. Arora and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2009. A new subspecies of Talicada nyseus (Guerin) (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae) from Delhi, India, Oriental Insects. 43: 297-307
V.V. Ramamurthy, Mir Shamim Akhtar, Nitisha V. Patankar, Pratibha Menon, Rajesh Kumar, Shakti Kumar Singh, Shaloo Ayri, Shama Parveen and Vishal Mittal, 2010. Efficiency of different light sources in light traps in monitoring insect diversity. Mun. Ent. Zool. 5 (1):109-114 (Turkey)
Rajesh Kumar and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2010. Morphology and bionomics of Phycodes radiata, Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Brachodidae) from India. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 153:15-24
Rajesh Kumar, Vishal Mittal, N. V. Patankar and V.V. Ramamurthy, 2010. Bionomics of mycophagous coccinelid, Psyllobora bisoctonotata (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Mun. Ent. Zool. 5(2): 652-657 (Turkey)
G. Rajkhowa, Rajesh Kumar and R.K. Rajan, 2010. Gynandromorphy in Antheraea assamensis Helfer (Saturniidae: Lepidoptera) from Lahdoigarh, Assam (India). Munis Journal of Entomology and Zoology (Turkey), 5(suppl.): 1191-1193 (Turkey)
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I have worked at National Pusa Collection (Insect and Mites Museum), Division of Entomology, IARI, New Delhi 110012 (India) and recently working as Scientist B in Central Muga Eri Research and Training Institute, Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, Lahdoigarh 785700, Jorhat Assam (India).
Developed 12000 insects database of agriculturally associated insects pests, pollinator, predator and parasites from India,
Developed a CDROM for insects pests associated with agriculturally important crops from India.
Surveyed most of the states of India for lepidopterous insects Biodiversity (Butterflies and Moths) upto high altitude (Khardungla and Siachin 5600mt)
Developed the multimedia based taxonomic keys for important families of Lepidoptera
Webpages developed for Indian Moths (Noctuids, Lyonetiidae) Butterflies, preserved in National Pusa Collection (Insect & Mites Museum)
Maintained database for 0.2million well preserved insect specimens at National Pusa Collection (Insect & Mites Museum)
Developed a pictorial keys for the identification of Lepidopteran Insects of India.
Trained National and International researchers in lepidopteran Taxonomy, Morphometrics, Rearing, Computational Entomology and Scientific Photography (microscopic and field) of insects.
1. Muga Silkworm, Atheraea assamensis Helfer (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Rearing and Grainage
2. Insect biodiversity associated in Seri-ecosystem and sericigenous moths biodiversity in North East India
3. Insect Biosystematics
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