Experts and Doctors on insecticides in New Delhi, NCT, India


Locale: New Delhi, NCT, India
Topic: insecticides

Top Publications

  1. Agarwal M, Walia S, Dhingra S, Khambay B. Insect growth inhibition, antifeedant and antifungal activity of compounds isolated/derived from Zingiber officinale Roscoe (ginger) rhizomes. Pest Manag Sci. 2001;57:289-300 pubmed
    ..Among the various compounds, [6]-dehydroshogaol exhibited maximum IGR activity (EC50 3.55 mg ml-1), while dehydrozingerone imparted maximum antifungal activity (EC50 86.49 mg litre-1). ..
  2. Kumar P, Mishra S, Malik A, Satya S. Biocontrol potential of essential oil monoterpenes against housefly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae). Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2014;100:1-6 pubmed publisher
  3. Nagpal B, Srivastava A, Dash A. Resting behaviour of Anopheles stephensi type form to assess its amenability to control malaria through indoor residual spray. J Vector Borne Dis. 2012;49:175-80 pubmed
    ..Such a control strategy offers cost-effective and sustainable option than indoor residual spray. ..
  4. Mittal P, Sreehari U, Razdan R, Dash A. Evaluation of the impact of ZeroFly®, an insecticide incorporated plastic sheeting on malaria incidence in two temporary labour shelters in India. J Vector Borne Dis. 2011;48:138-43 pubmed
  5. Kumar S, Thomas A, Pillai M. Deltamethrin: Promising mosquito control agent against adult stage of Aedes aegypti L. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011;4:430-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The DAS strains showed 5-6 fold increased irritability to deltamethrin as compared to the PS strain. The above results suggest the prolonged effective use of deltamethrin against Ae. aegypti as an adulticide. ..
  6. Chowdhury R, Dotson E, Blackstock A, McClintock S, Maheswary N, Faria S, et al. Comparison of insecticide-treated nets and indoor residual spraying to control the vector of visceral leishmaniasis in Mymensingh District, Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2011;84:662-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that both IRS and ITNs may help to improve VL control in Bangladesh. ..
  7. Kumar S, Pillai M. Correlation between the reproductive potential and the pyrethroid resistance in an Indian strain of filarial vector, Culex quinquefasciatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2011;101:25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..quinquefasciatus. ..
  8. Karmakar R, Kulshrestha G. Persistence, metabolism and safety evaluation of thiamethoxam in tomato crop. Pest Manag Sci. 2009;65:931-7 pubmed publisher
    ..These parallel advances in toxicology and analytical chemistry have strengthened the observations that thiamethoxam can be used safely and efficiently in crop protection programmes. ..
  9. Sivakumar S, Rajagopal R, Venkatesh G, Srivastava A, Bhatnagar R. Knockdown of aminopeptidase-N from Helicoverpa armigera larvae and in transfected Sf21 cells by RNA interference reveals its functional interaction with Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal protein Cry1Ac. J Biol Chem. 2007;282:7312-9 pubmed
    ..This is the first functional demonstration of insect aminopeptidase-N of H. armigera being a receptor of Cry1Ac protein of B. thuringiensis. ..

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  1. Prasittisuk C. Vector-control synergies, between 'roll back malaria' and the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis, in South-east Asia. Ann Trop Med Parasitol. 2002;96 Suppl 2:S133-7 pubmed
    ..Some of the relevant issues of programme management and integrated vector control are reviewed. ..
  2. Mukherjee I, Mittal A. Bioremediation of endosulfan using Aspergillus terreus and Cladosporium oxysporum. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2005;75:1034-40 pubmed
  3. Khandelwal P, Banerjee Bhatnagar N. Insecticidal activity associated with the outer membrane vesicles of Xenorhabdus nematophilus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:2032-7 pubmed
    ..The OMV proteins showed chitinase activity. This is the first report showing toxicity of outer membrane blebs secreted by the insect pathogen X. nematophilus into the extracellular medium...
  4. Ningthoujam M, Habib K, Bano F, Zutshi S, Fatma T. Exogenous osmolytes suppresses the toxic effects of malathion on Anabaena variabilis. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2013;94:21-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly it was observed that exogenous osmolytes gave additional protection to the organism. The order of protection provided by osmolytes was as trehalose>glycogen>sucrose>mannitol>proline in A. variabilis. ..
  5. Dhurua S, Gujar G. Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxin Cry1Ac in the pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), from India. Pest Manag Sci. 2011;67:898-903 pubmed publisher
    ..The lack of cross-resistance to Cry2Ab2 suggests that plants producing this toxin are likely to be more effective against resistant populations than plants producing only Cry1Ac. ..
  6. Raghavendra K, Ghosh S, Eapen A, Tiwari S, Satyanarayan T, Ravindran J, et al. Field evaluation of lambda-cyhalothrin (ICON 10 CS) indoor residual spraying against Anopheles culicifacies in India. J Vector Borne Dis. 2011;48:18-26 pubmed
    ..It can be used for IRS for malaria vector control with two rounds of spray at an interval of 3 months for curtailing the malaria transmission and an additional round is recommended in perennial malaria transmission areas. ..
  7. Kumar P, Mishra S, Malik A, Satya S. Repellent, larvicidal and pupicidal properties of essential oils and their formulations against the housefly, Musca domestica. Med Vet Entomol. 2011;25:302-10 pubmed publisher
    ..This study demonstrates the effectiveness of EC formulations of selected essential oils in reducing housefly populations in field conditions...
  8. Singh N, Singh B, Dureja P, Sethunathan N. Persistence of phorate in soils: role of moisture, temperature, preexposure, and microorganisms. J Environ Sci Health B. 2003;38:723-35 pubmed
    ..Decreased persistence of phorate and its metabolites formed in nonsterile soils compared to sterile soils suggested the role of microorganisms in their transformation. ..
  9. Sharma Y, Bashir S, Irshad M, Gupta S, Dogra T. Effects of acute dimethoate administration on antioxidant status of liver and brain of experimental rats. Toxicology. 2005;206:49-57 pubmed
    ..Erythrocyte acetylcholinesterase was inhibited at all doses used. Dose-dependent histopathological changes, observed in both liver and brain, are also described. ..
  10. Kumar J, Shakil N, Singh M, Singh M, Pandey A, Pandey R. Development of controlled release formulations of azadirachtin-A employing poly(ethylene glycol) based amphiphilic copolymers. J Environ Sci Health B. 2010;45:310-4 pubmed publisher
    ..05 to 42.80 days in water from different matrices. The results suggest that depending upon the polymer matrix used, the application rate of azadirachtin-A can be optimized to achieve insect control at the desired level and period. ..
  11. Krishnappa K, Elumalai K, Dhanasekaran S, Gokulakrishnan J. Larvicidal and repellent properties of Adansonia digitata against medically important human malarial vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae). J Vector Borne Dis. 2012;49:86-90 pubmed
    ..The larvicidal and repellent activities of benzene, chloroform, hexane and methanol leaf extracts of Indian medicinal plant, Adansonia digitata were investigated against malarial vector, Anopheles stephensi...
  12. Dhingra K, Saroha V, Gupta P, Khurana N. Demodex-associated dermatologic conditions--A coincidence or an etiological correlate. Review with a report of a rare case of sebaceous adenoma. Pathol Res Pract. 2009;205:423-6 pubmed publisher
    ..We report this rare case and review the skin lesions associated with Demodex folliculorum...
  13. Dhingra S, Walia S, Kumar J, Singh S, Singh G, Parmar B. Field efficacy of azadirachtin-A, tetrahydroazadirachtin-A, NeemAzal and endosulfan against key pests of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus). Pest Manag Sci. 2008;64:1187-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Their use is, however, limited by the instability of azadirachtin, necessitating application at short intervals. The efficacy of relatively stable tetrahydroazadirachtin-A, therefore, needed to be established under field conditions...
  14. Tiwary M, Naik S, Tewary D, Mittal P, Yadav S. Chemical composition and larvicidal activities of the essential oil of Zanthoxylum armatum DC (Rutaceae) against three mosquito vectors. J Vector Borne Dis. 2007;44:198-204 pubmed
    ..Z. alatum Roxb] (Rutaceae) against three medically important species of mosquito vectors, Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi and Culex quinquefasciatus...
  15. Sood R, Mittal P, Kapoor N, Razdan R, Dash A. Wash resistance and efficacy of Olyset net and Permanet 2.0 against Anopheles stephensi in India. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2011;27:423-8 pubmed
    ..Cone bioassays indicated a strong wash resistance in both the LLIN products after 20 washes. However, the tunnel tests demonstrated a gradual decline in efficacy of both products with the number of washings. ..
  16. Warikoo R, Kumar S. Impact of Argemone mexicana extracts on the cidal, morphological, and behavioral response of dengue vector, Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2013;112:3477-84 pubmed publisher
    ..mexicana extracts. The potential of A. mexicana as new larvicides against dengue vector are being explored...
  17. Arora N, Ahmad T, Rajagopal R, Bhatnagar R. A constitutively expressed 36 kDa exochitinase from Bacillus thuringiensis HD-1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003;307:620-5 pubmed
    ..The expressed 36 kDa chitinase potentiated the insecticidal effect of the vegetative insecticidal protein (Vip) when used against neonate larvae of Spodoptera litura...
  18. Datta S, Saxena D. Pesticidal properties of parthenin (from Parthenium hysterophorus) and related compounds. Pest Manag Sci. 2001;57:95-101 pubmed
    ..The LC50 values for this compound were 273 and 104 mg litre-1, respectively, after 48 and 72 h compared with 862 and 512 mg litre-1 observed for parthenin after 48 and 72 h...
  19. Singh S, Kulshrestha G. Residues of thiamethoxam and acetamaprid, two neonicotinoid insecticides, in/on okra fruits (Abelmoschus esculentus L). Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2005;75:945-51 pubmed
  20. Kadian N, Malik A, Satya S, Dureja P. Effect of organic amendments on microbial activity in chlorpyrifos contaminated soil. J Environ Manage. 2012;95 Suppl:S199-202 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate the potential of vermicompost and mushroom spent compost as suitable biostimulation agents to sustain the microbial activity in CPF contaminated soil. ..
  21. Raghavendra K, Verma V, Srivastava H, Gunasekaran K, Sreehari U, Dash A. Persistence of DDT, malathion & deltamethrin resistance in Anopheles culicifacies after their sequential withdrawal from indoor residual spraying in Surat district, India. Indian J Med Res. 2010;132:260-4 pubmed
    ..This study emphasizes that appropriate rotation of different insecticides; including carbamates may prevent or delay the onset of resistance. ..
  22. Sharma Y, Bashir S, Irshad M, Nag T, Dogra T. Dimethoate-induced effects on antioxidant status of liver and brain of rats following subchronic exposure. Toxicology. 2005;215:173-81 pubmed
  23. Gupta S, Sharma R, Gupta R, Sinha S, Singh R, Gajbhiye V. Persistence of new insecticides and their efficacy against insect pests of okra. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2009;82:243-7 pubmed publisher
    ..58-1.02 days for indoxacarb. Based on ADI, the suggested waiting period was 1 day for bifenthrin and indoxacarb and 3 days for fipronil. All the insecticides were found effective against leafhopper and shoot and fruit borer. ..
  24. Dutta R, Mondal A, Arora V, Nag T, Das N. Immunomodulatory effect of DDT (bis[4-chlorophenyl]-1,1,1-trichloroethane) on complement system and macrophages. Toxicology. 2008;252:78-85 pubmed publisher
  25. Malik A, Singh N, Satya S. House fly (Musca domestica): a review of control strategies for a challenging pest. J Environ Sci Health B. 2007;42:453-69 pubmed
  26. Ansari R, Rahman S, Kaur M, Anjum S, Raisuddin S. In vivo cytogenetic and oxidative stress-inducing effects of cypermethrin in freshwater fish, Channa punctata Bloch. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2011;74:150-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The genotoxic effects were invariably accompanied and correlated with increased oxidative stress and disturbance of antioxidant enzymes. ..
  27. Deka S, Barthakur S. Overview on current status of biotechnological interventions on yellow stem borer Scirpophaga incertulas (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) resistance in rice. Biotechnol Adv. 2010;28:70-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The present review is an attempt to assess the current state of development in biotechnological intervention for yellow stem borer resistance in rice...
  28. Raghavendra K, Singh S, Subbarao S, Dash A. Laboratory studies on mosquito larvicidal efficacy of aqueous & hexane extracts of dried fruit of Solanum nigrum Linn. Indian J Med Res. 2009;130:74-7 pubmed
    ..culicifacies species C, An. stephensi, Culex quinquefasciatus and Aedes aegypti to assess the possibility for use of these extracts for their control...