Department of Entomology
Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry - Solan


Research Thesis                                           

   M.Sc. Thesis Index

 

SNo

Title of the thesis

Name  / Adm. No

Date of award of degree

1

Effect of chemical root-dips for control of root-knot nematodes attacking tomato

Mohinder Singh,
H-84-A-17-M

1986

2

Impact of chemical pest control measures on honeybee populations, foraging on Brassica seed crop

S.V.S Raju, 
S-83-A-24-M

1986

3

Flower visiting wild bees under mid-hills conditions of            Himachal Pradesh

K V K Rao, 
S-83-A-21-M  

1986

4

Incidence and control of Sphenoptera lafertei Thomson in stone fruits

Harish Kumar Sharma,
H-84-A-15-M

1986

5

Bionomics and control of olive psylla, Euphyllura pakistanica Loginova (Aphalaridae : Homoptera)

Prem Chand Sharma,
S-84-A-18-M

1986

6

To assess the number of honey bee colonies required to pollinate cauliflower seed crop

Rajesh Kapatia,
 H-84-A-19-M

1987

7

Effect of type and extent of sugars on the toxicity of malathion and endosulfan to Apis mellifera L.  

Ravinder Nath  Sharma,
S-83-A-23-M

1987

8

Studies on the biology and predation potential of some naturally occurring predators of Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) with special reference to Coccinellidae (Coleoptera)

Parvesh Kumar Sharma,
 S-85-A-3-M

1987

9

Insect pest complex of ornamental plants in Himachal Pradesh  

Ajay Kumar Sood,
H-86-3-M

1988

10

Studies on variability in tolerance too some insecticides in honeybees  

Anil Sood, 
S-85-A-1-M

1988

11

Effect of diflubenzuron and penfluron on Apis mellifera L. and Apis cerana indica L.

Ravinder Singh Chandel, 
H-86-5-M

1988

12

Effect of storage condition on the quality of honey  

Rajesh Kaushik, 
H-86-4-M

1988

13

Studies on pesticidal properties of Euphorbia royleana Boiss against important lepidopteran and molluscan pests

Sat Pal Verma, 
H-86-6-M

1989

14

Biology of celtis defoliator, Diorhabda lusca Maulik Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae)

Ram Karan

1989

15

Survey of insect pests of olive in H. P. with special reference to bionomics of scale insects

Ram Kumar Atwal, 
H-87-17-M

1989

16

Evaluation of Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner against Heliothis armigera (Hubner) and Pieris brassicae (Linnaeous)

A Mohan Reddy, 
H-87-15-M

1989

17

Residue dynamics of fenvalerate on brinjal (Solanum melongena L)

Prem Lal Sharma

1990

18

Studies on the biology of Heliothis armigera (Hubner) on tomato and cauliflower

Kuldeep Singh Verma,
H-88-18-M)

1991

19

Toxicity, bioefficacy and residue dynamics of some insecticides against Heliothis armigera (Hubner) on tomato

Rattan Lal Sharma

1991

20

Studies on nematodes associated with Capsicum annuum L. in Himachal Pradesh

Raj Kumar Chauhan

1991

21

Studies on the pathogenic effects of Tropilaelaps clareae infestation on Apis mellifera

Dharam Paul

1992

22

Biology of Bensonia monticola Hutton (Mollusca : Gastropoda)

Bhabishan Singh Jasrota

1993

23

Studies on nematodes associated with Gladiolus hortulanus L

Shyam Singh Chandel

1993

24

Studies on various morphs of leaf curling aphid Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach) (Homoptera : Aphididae) on peach

Rajeev Thakur

1993

25

Reproductive potential of san jose scale,quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock) and its coccinellid predator, chilocorus bijugus mulsant

Inderjit Singh

1993

26

Evaluation of spray spectrum and role of droplet size in the control of bean bug Chauliops nigrescens Distant (Lygaeidae)

Swarnjit Singh Pathania

1994

27

Studies on nematodes associated with Zingiber officinale Roscoe

Arun Kumar Makhnotra

1994

28

Bioecological studies on the painted Bug Bagrada cruciferarum (Kirkaldy) (Hemiptera : Pentatomidae)

Satinder Kumar Raina

1994

29

Studies on the biology and impact of Hypsipyla robusta Moore on Toona ciliata M. Roem

Nutul Kaul

1995

30

Evaluation of bioefficacy of some new insecticides against lepidopteran pests infesting cole crops

Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

1995

31

Effect of intercropping bell-papper with ginger on nematode population and crop yield

Bhawesh Kumar Bajaj

1995

32

Management of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on tomato with biotic agents

B. Raja Ram Mohan Babu,
H-92-19-M

1996

33

Susceptibility of the cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae (L.) and its natural enemies to deltamethrin

Yogeeta Thakur

1997

34

Studies on toxicity and dosage standardization of neem based insecticides against cabbage caterpillar, Pieris brassicae Linnaeus

Dipu Sinha, 
H-95-57-M

1997

35

Bionomics of San Jose scale, Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock) in    relation to apple tree phenology

Sonika Chandel

1997

36

Studies on Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on carnation and its chemical control

Preetee Kaushal, 
H-95-62-M

1997

37

Bionomics of European red mite Panonychus ulmi (Koch) (Acarina: Tetranychidae)

Vijay Chauhan, 
H-92-21-M

1997

38

Natural enemy complex of European red mite Panonychus ulmi (Koch) in apple orchards of Himachal Pradesh

Ashish Laxman Dokras,
H-93-16-M

1997

39

Bionomics of the black bean bug, Chauliops nigrescens Distant (Hemiptera : Lygaeidae) on French bean, Phaseolus vulgaris L

Deepika Sharma, 
H-95-56-M

1997

40

Evaluation of different geographic populations of Apis           cerana F. in Himachal Pradesh

Joginder Singh, 
H-95-59-M

1998

41

Bioecological studies on oak accord weevil Curculio sikkimensis Gyllenhal (Coleoptera : Cutrculionidae) in the mid hills of Himachal Pradesh

Ajay Sharma, 
H-96-7-M

1998

42

Incidence, pathogenicity and management of nematodes in carnation

Jeevan Jyot

1998

43

Monitoring of dithiocarbamate residues in apple and tomato

Naresh Kumar, 
H-96-11-M

1998

44

Studies on brood survival rate in Apis mellifera L. as an index of inbreeding depression

Ms Shruti Chaudhary, 
H-95-65-M

1998

45

Biology of apple leafroller, Archips termias Meyrick and relative efficacy of some insecticides against this species

Sangita Sharma

1998

46

Evaluation of diesel based spray oils and their efficacy against San Jose scale

Moti Lal Negi, 
H-96-10-M

1998

47

Studies on food consumption, assimilation and development in Pieris brassicae (L.) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae)

Ritu Sharma, 
H-95-63-M

1998

48

Studies on the predatory wasps on honeybees and their control

Ajay Kumar, 
H-95-55-M

1998

49

Hymenopterous natural enemies of aphids infesting cauliflower seed crop

Sarika Malhotra, 
H-96-13-M

1999

50

Status of nematodes on French bean in mid hill region of Himachal Pradesh

Madhu Bhatia

1999

51

Insect pest problems of cultivated medicinal plants in Solan area of Himachal Pradesh

Neerupma Sharma, 
H-95-60-M

1999

52

Studies on binding of isomers of  hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) with locust haemolymph protein

Sapna Mahajan

1999

53

Bionomics of whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyroodidae) on tomato

Kamini Dhillon, 
H-96-8-M

1999

54

Management of Meloidogyne incognita in tomato in mid hill region of Himachal Pradesh

Nirupma Rathi

1999

55

Studies on saprophagous nematodes associated with white button mushroom

Ratish Chandran, 
H-98-10-M

2000

56

Bionomics of olive bug, Eteoneus sigilatus Dake and Poor (Tingidae : Hemiptera) and its management

Jyoti Bhaskar, 
H-97-34-M

2000

57

Laboratory studies on Trichogrammatoidea  bactrae  Nagaraja san egg parasitoid of diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)

PiarChand Bhardwaj, 
H-97-37-M

2000

58

Fruit fly management in tomato

Sunandita Sham, 
H-97-39-M

2000

59

Bioefficacy and persistence of beta-cyfluthirn (Bulldock 025     SC) for the control of lepidopterans pests on tomato and brinjal crops

Dalip Singh Nargeta, 
H-97-33-M

2000

60

Monitoring of organochlorine pesticide residues in lactating mothers

Pratigya Gupta, 
H-97-38-M

2000

61

Effect of processing on endosulfan and propineb residues in apple

Ajay Kumar, 
H-97-7-M

2000

62

Studies on the predatory complex of peach leaf curling aphid, Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kalt.) with special reference to the bug, Anthocoris minki (Dhorn)

Neeraj Sharma, 
H-97-36-M

2001

63

Selection of honey bees Apis mellifera L. for tolerance against ectoparasitic mite Tropilaelaps clarea (Delindo and Baker)

Narain Singh Thakur,
H-98-08-M

2001

64

Studies on foulbrood disease of Apis mellifera  

Sanjeevan Behman, 
H-98-11-M

2001

65

Bioefficacy and persistence of beta-cyfluthrin on cabbage and cauliflower

Rameshwar Singh

2001

66

Bioefficacy of some new insecticides against the cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae (Linn.)

Ashish Dhobal,
H-99-12-M

2001

67

Insects infesting pomegranate and biology of major pests in         Himachal Pradesh

Dev Raj Kaith, 
H-98-6-M

2001

68

Rearing of quality drones in Apis mellifera L.

Raj Kumar, 
H-2000-45-M

2002

69

Studies on biological activities of some plant extracts against the diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (L.)           (Lepidoptera : Yponomeutidae)

Rakesh Kumar, 
H-99-13-M

2002

70

Biology of whiteflies on green house ornamentals and evaluation of toxicity of some chemicals

Amit Kumar Bakshi, 
H-99-10-M

2002

71

Development of multi-residue analytical technique for food commodities using capillary column

Hemwati Nandan, 
H-2001-19-M

2003

72

Effect of neem seed kernel extract on the feeding potential of Pieris brassicae (L)

AshishKumar Sharma,
H-2000-42-M

2003

73

Studies on phytophagous mites of marigold

Pooja Rani, 
H-2001-24-M

2003

74

Studies on sacbrood disease of Apis mellifera L.

Rakesh Rana, 
H-2001-25-M

2003

75

Evaluation of some new insecticides against woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum  (Hausmann)

Bhupinder Singh, 
H-2000-43-M

2003

76

Monitoring of pesticide residues in soils of Himachal Pradesh

Sukhpal Singh Brar

2003

77

Eco-friendly approaches of nematode management in tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.)

Sunil Kumar, 
H-2001-26-M

2003

78

Studies on virus transmitting nematode species in gladiolus in H.P

Anil Kumar Verma

2003

79

Evaluation of intrinsic toxicity and field efficacy of some new insecticides for the control of the American serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgers) on tomato

Povinder Kumar Thakur, H-2002-15-M

2004

80

Management of Helicoverpa armigera ( Hubner ) population in tomato by some ecofriendly techniques

Kushal Singh Mehta, H-2001-21-M

2004

81

Etiology of foulbrood disease of Apis cerana F. and in vitro evaluation of some antibiotics

Vijay Pal Singh Verma, H-2002-17-M

2005

82

Biology and control of insect and mite pests of rose (First Red) under polyhouse conditions

Naresh Dutt Sharma, H-2001-22-M

2005

83

Studies on the management of fruit fly Bactrocera tau in tomato

Sachin Kumar

2005

84

Evaluation of insecticidal properties of different Artemisia spp. against some lepidopteran pests of vegetable crops

Mohit Kumar Gupta, H-2003-17-M

2005

85

Evaluation of birds as predators of insect pests infesting cabbage and cauliflower

Jagdish Chand

2005

86

Incidence, intensity and management of bark eating Caterpillar, Indarbela sp. Infesting fruit trees.

Sunil Naram

 

2007

87

Effect of some entomopathogenic bioagents on honey bees and bee enemies in the hive 

Jatin Soni,  H-2004-16-M

2007

 

Ph. D. Thesis Index

 

SNo

Title of the thesis

Name  / Adm. No

Date of award of degree

1

Development of pest management programme in Brassica oilseeds in Kangra Valley

Surinder Mohan Suri

1986

2

Effects of some insect growth regulators on endocrine and reproductive systems in the potato epilachnid, Epilachna       vigintioctopunctata (F.)  

Prem Raj Gupta

1986

3

Insect pest complex of cabbage in Himachal Pradesh and persistence and harvest time residues of some insecticides used for its control  

Ranjeet Bhatia

1986

4

Insecticidal binding with macromolecules of haemolymph and blood

Sheikh Bilal Ahmed

1986

5

Bacterial induced pesticide tolerance in honeybee

Ishwar Dass Sharma

1986

6

Studies on nematodes associated with citrus in Himachal Pradesh

Yoginder Singh Chandel

1986

7

Insect pest complex of potato crop in Shimla hills and their    management

Virender Kumar Chandla

1986

8

tudies on the effect of growth regulators on insect foraging and pollination of some entomophilous crops

Surinder Kumar Sharma

1987

9

Influence of environmental factors on foragingactivity of honeybees and their role in berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum L.) seed production  

Dina Nath Vaidya

1987

10

Dissipation of some insecticides on cabbage and cauliflower

Chuni Lal Dinabandhoo

1987

11

Metabolism of some important chlorinated insecticides through glutathione mediated enzyme system in insects

Duni Chand Sharma,
S-83-A-7-Ph.D

1987

12

Insect pollination studied on Almond

Satpal Singh, 
S-84-A-9-Ph.D

1988

13

Effect of winter packing on the performance of the honeybee, Apis mellifera L. in mid-hills of Himachal Pradesh

Rajpal Singh Chandel, 
S-83-A-9-Ph.D

1988

14

Further studies on the nematicidal properties of garlic,           Allium sativum L

Rakesh Gupta, 
S-84-A-12-Ph.D

1988

15

Bionomics of some aphidophagous syrphid species of sub-    temperate region

Krishan Chander Sharma, 
H-84-8-D

1988

16

Population dynamics of some commonly occurring Tephritidae in Himachal Pradesh

Divender Gupta, 
S-84-AII-Ph.D

1989

17

Fungi as biological control agents of root-knot nematodes

M Chandra Mohan Reddy     H-85-2-D

1989

18

Persistence, efficacy and harvest time residues of some insecticides for the control of Anar butterfly on pomegranate

Jatiender Kumar Dubey, 
H-85-1-D

1989

19

Binding of pesticides with neuro and other proteins

Surender Kumar Patyal

1989

20

Studies on insect parasitic nematodes

Mohinder Singh, 
H-86-2-D

1990

21

Pollination studies on apple (Malus domestica Borkh.) with particular reference to role of honeybees

Shyam Singh Dashad, 
H-86-3-D

1990

22

Floral resources and foraging characteristics of hive bees

Harish Kumar Sharma, 
H-86-1-D

1990

23

Studies on Heliothis armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) management on tomato in Himachal Pradesh

Susheel Sankhyan, 
H-88-5-D

1992

24

Bioecology and control of Brahmina coriacea (Hope) Scarabaeidae : Coleoptera)

Ravinder Singh Chandel, 
H-88-41-D

1992

25

Population dynamics of the cabbage white butterfly, Pieris brassicae (L.) (Pieridae : Lepidoptera) on cabbage and     cauliflower

Ajay Kumar Sood, 
H-88-1-D

1992

26

Bioefficacy and residue dynamics of some insecticides against insect pests of Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench

Ravinder Nath

1992

27

Effect of insecticides and insect pollinator activity on seed yield of cauliflower

Prem Lal Sharma

1993

28

Studies on the breeding of honeybee Apis mellifera L. for honey production through artificial insemination

Raj Kumar Thakur

1994

29

Biological studies on pine cone moth Dioryctria abietella Denis and Schiff. (Lepidoptera : Pyralidae)

Ram Karan

1994

30

Population dynamics and losses caused by peach leaf curl aphid, Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kalt.) (Homoptera : Aphididae) to peaches

Rajeshwar Singh Chandel
H-90-9-D

1995

31

Bioecological studies on the Leucaena psyllid, Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Homoptera : Psyllidae)

Somnath Sen

1995

32

Studies on physico-chemical characteristics of Indian           honey with special reference to pesticidal residues

Satya Pal Yadav, 
H-90-11-D

1995

33

Effect of chitin synthesis inhibitors and plant extracts on reproduction in Heliothis armigera (Hub.) [Lepidoptera;           Noctuidae]

Prem Lal Sharma

1995

34

Bio-ecology and management of cutworms (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) attacking vegetable crops

Kuldeep Singh Verma, 
H-90-14-D

1996

35

Bioecology of Aphelinid, Aphytis sp. the proclia group, an ectoparasitoid of the San Jose scale

Kulsumun Singh Kapoor

1996

36

Studies on royal jelly production techniques in Apis mellifera L.

Virender Kumar Rana

1996

37

Studies on isolation, identification and establishment of extracellular symbiotes in the fruit flies (Diptera : Tephritidae) associated with cucurbits

Pankaj Sood

1997

38

Bioecological studies on the American serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgers)

Rajesh Kaushik, 
H-94-9-D

1999

39

Management of Apis mellifera for collection of corbicular pollen and its impact on colony performance

Kedar Nath Ojha, 
H-95-15-D

1999

40

Evaluation of neem products against important caterpillar pests of cole crops

Deepika Sharma, 
H-97-4-D

2002

41

Population dynamics of whiteflies on vegetables crops and evaluation of some insecticides for their control

Jyoti Bhaskar, 
H-99-2-D

2002

42

Studies on mite (Acarina) of fruit crops of Himachal Pradesh

Meena Devi, 
H-98-11-D

2002

43

Development of baits for the management of fruit fly Bactrocera tau Walker (Diptera : Tephritidae)

Joginder Singh, 
H-97-5-D

2002

44

Studies on the nutrition and its effect on development and reproduction in Thysanoplusia orichalcea (Fab.) (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae)

Sonika Chandel, 
H-97-7-D

2002

45

Bioecological studies on Locastra muscosalis Walker (Lepidoptera :          Pyralidae)

Ajay Sharma, 
H-98-14-D 

2002

46

Studies on the biology and damage potential of European red mite, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) on apple and evaluation of chemicals for its control  

Yogeeta Thakur, 
H-97-8-D

2002

47

Studies on toxicity of some chemicals to European red mite, Panonychus ulmi  (Koch) infesting apple

Sapna Mahajan, 
H-98-13-D

2002

48

Studies on the European red mite, Panonychus ulmi (Koch) in relation to host plant nutrition, weather parameters and sampling techniques  

Sangeeta Sharma, 
H-98-15-D

2002

49

Trichogrammatids as natural egg-parasitoids of major lepidopterous pests in some agro-ecosystems of Himachal Pradesh

Ashish L. Dokras, 
H-96-4-D

2002

50

Studies on factors influencing colony population and honey production in Apis cerana F. under mid hill conditions of Himachal Pradesh

Neerupma Sharma, 
H-99-3-D

2002

51

Taxonomic studies on armoured scales of economic importance

Sat Pal Verma, 
H-97-6-D

2002

52

Insecticide resistance in the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.) in Himachal Pradesh and its management

Sunandita Sham, 
H-99-5-D

2003

53

Studies on the contamination of pesticide residues in human milk and branded infant formula

Pratigya Gupta, 
H-2003-3-D

2004

54

Biology and chemical control of mango shoot gall psyllid, Apsylla cistellata Buckton (Psyllidae : Homoptera)

Ajay Kumar, 
H-2000-4-D

2004

55

Evaluation of summer spray oils against Acarina, Pemphigid and Diaspidids infested apple in H.P.

Moti Lal Negi, 
H-2000-7-D

2005

56

Screening and isolation of protease inhibitors from legumes for the control of important lepidopteran pests

Sanjivan Bahman, 
H-2001-5-D

2005

57

Studies on collection of propolis by Apis mellifera L. and its impact on colony performance

Khub Ram Singh

H-2002-6-D   

2006

58

Effect of some entomopathogenic bioagents on honey bees and bee enemies in the hive 

Jatin Soni ,H-2004-16-D   

2007

59

Studies on Thai sacbrood and sacbrood diseases of hive bee

 Rakesh Rana

H-2003-09-D

 2007

60

 Molecular characterization of Melissococcus pluton of hive honey bees and its control with antibiotics.

 

 Kukkamudi Mohan Rao

  H-200404D

 2009

61

Residue behaviour and consumer safety assessment ofsome ready-mix insecticide formulations on cauliflower and tomato

 

Tanuja Banshtu, H-200709D

2012