Research

Research Activities in the Department

a. Projects (As on April 2012)

Sr. No

Title

Investigator/s

Funding Agency

Year

1

Toxicity of Dithiocarbamate Fungicides and related compounds to Aquatic Animals

H.V. Ghate

UGC New Delhi

1983

2

Survey Taxonomy and Etho-ecology of Grouse Locust

S.Y. Paranjape

UGC New Delhi

1986

3

Survey, Taxonomy and Biology of Agriculturally important Orthopteroids

S.Y. Parajape

ICAR, New Delhi

1987

4

Survey, Taxonomy and Biological Studies on Economically  Important Amphibians

S.Y. Parajape
H.V.Ghate

MPEDA, Cochin

1988

5

Plant Animal Association in relation to Grouse Locust

S.Y. Paranjape

DOE New Delhi /ZSI Kolkata

1989

6

Teratogenic effects of Dithiocarbamates and related compounds in Chick Embryo.

H.V.Ghate

1989

7

To Assess the Pest Status of Agriculturally Important species of Grouse Locusts

A.M. Bhalerao

UGC, New Delhi

1994

8

Study of Pheromone secretion from Tergal Gland Complex and its effect on Reproductive Behavior of Supella

S.J. Thatte

UGC, New Delhi

1996

9

Survey Taxonomy and Biology of Tortoise Beetles in and around Pune

H.V.Ghate

1999

10

Role of Growth Hormone in Early Morphogenesis in Chick Embryo

N.M. Naidu

UGC, New Delhi

1999

11

Study of Urban Ecology of Butterflies around Pune

S.J. ThatteH.V.Ghate

2000

12

Comparative study of selected tortoise beetles with special emphasis on detailed morphology of larvae/pupae.

H.V.Ghate

2001

13

Biodiversity of Plant Bugs of Pune Region

A.M. Bhalerao

UGC, New Delhi

2003

Investigation of the Microflora of Insectsof Western Ghats for Bioactive Molecules (in collaboration with NCCS, Pune) Y.S. Shouche (NCCS) PIH.V. Ghate (Co-Invest)

DBT, New Delhi

2004

14

Biodiversity of Cerambycidae beetles of Pune

H.V. GhateA.M. Bhalerao

BCUD, University of Pune

2006

15

Biodiversity of Earthworms in Pune District (Maharashtra), Assessing the Potential for Culturing these species and a Comparative Study of their Efficacy in Waste Management

N.M. Naidu

BCUD, University of Pune

2006

16

DNA Barcoding Butterflies of Western Ghats(in collaboration with NCCS, Pune) Y.S. Shouche (NCCS) PIH.V. Ghate (Co-Invest)

DBT, New Delhi

2010

17

Taxonomical Studies on Scarabaeinae Dung Beetles in and around Pune

B.T. KalbageS.J.Thatte

BCUD, University of Pune

2010

18

Study of Mantodea

Gauri Sathye, Woman Scientist

DST-WOS-B Project

Completed Sept 2011

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