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Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research

Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology: Current Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0983

K. Baskar

K. Baskar

K. Baskar
Entomology Research Institute, Lab Life Science Intelligentsia
India

Biography

He was awarded Ph.D., in Zoology-Entomology from University of Madras, Chennai, India. He is having nine years of research experience including six month teaching experience. He has published 26 papers in the peer reviewed journals in the field of entomology with special reference to biopesticides. He is involved in the Eco-friendly insect pest management by using biopesticides (plant based products, bacteria and fungus). He was involved in providing training to farmers and self help groups of Kancheepuram and Thiruvalluar District of Tamil Nadu in the preparation of botanical insecticides and production of vermicompost for sustainable agriculture. He was also trained farmers to identify the insect pests and natural enemies. He has conducted many awareness camps on the ill effects of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Presently, he is working as Entomologist at Lab Life Science Intelligentsia, India. He is engaged in evaluating the different household products against cockroach, mosquito, housefly and agricultural pests under field and lab conditions and also evaluating the eco-toxicological effect of the chemicals. He is also serving as Editor and Reviewer in many international journals.

Research Interest

Biopesticides, Phytochemistry, Organic farming, Eco-toxicology

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