Dr. Abraham Verghese
Chairman, Rashvee-International Phytosanitary Research & Services Pvt. Ltd.
Editor-in-Chief, Insect Environment
Former Director, ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR), BangaloreFormer Principal Scientist & Head, Entomology ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research Bangalore, Former Chief Editor, Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystem
Dr. Abraham Verghese, B.Sc (Agri), .M.Sc (Agri), Ph. D, FRES (UK), Post-doc training at Imperial College London, UK
Dr A. Verghese is the Former Director, ICAR- National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bangalore, India, Former Principal Scientist and Head, Division of Entomology and Nematology, ICAR- Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore, Former National Project Coordinator, India–UK-Integrated Management of Fruit Flies in India and Former Project Coordinator, ICAR-All India –Biological Control Project. Dr Verghese was also the Ex-Board Member- University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore and Ex-Board Member- University of Agricultural Horticulture Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka.
Currently he is the Editor-in-Chief, Insect Environment , Chairman, Rashvee-International Phytosanitary Research & Services Pvt. Ltd., Scientific advisor Neethi Bioprotectants, Scientific advisor Krushi Bioprotectant, Asian Representative, International Steering Committee on Fruit Fly, Faculty, International Haggai Institute of Leadership, USA, and also faculty of several Universities in India.
He has several prestigious Fellowships and some important ones are:
Dr. Abraham Verghese- holds many important assignments like:
In the past he has held many prestigious assignments; some important ones are:
Dr Verghese has headed 21 research projects under various Government Schemes as follows:
ICAR- Indian Council of Agricultural Research
DST- Department of Science and Technology
DBT-Department of Biotechnology
BARC- Baba Atomic Research Centre
Dep. of Horticulture, Karnataka
APEDA, DAC-Plant Protection and Quarantine
DFID (UK)- Department of International Development (United Kingdom)
NABARD- National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development
NICRA- National Innovations on Climate Resilient Agriculture
NATP- National Agriculture Technology Project (ICAR-World Bank)
NHM- National Horticulture Mission
RKVY- Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana
Bioversity International, Italy
Dr Verghese has published 392 Research papers in International and National Journals, five scientific books, more than 1000 popular articles.
He has authored two books: “Watching Insects” and a fiction novel, “Living Dowry” both of which are available in Amazon, Flipcart, etc
He has guided 12 Ph.Ds, 8 M.Sc and 14 Pre and Post doctoral trainees
Dr Abraham Verghese has been honoured with several awards :
Dr Verghese has visited several countries on official assignments; he is widely travelled. Some of these are: USA, Singapore, S. Africa, Sri Lanka, UK, Indonesia, Brazil, Spain, Amsterdam, Serbia, Netherlands, Guam, South Korea, Bangkok, Malaysia, Australia, Japan, France, Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Oman, Maui, Hawaii etc.
Dr A Verghese lives in Bangalore, India
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Dr. M.A Rashmi
Founder and CEO, Rashvee-International Phytosanitary Research & Services Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Editor-in-Chief, Insect Environment
Dr. M.A Rashmi, B.Sc (Agri),. M.Sc (Agri), Ph. D, PG Diploma in Plant Protection, PG Diploma in Rural Development, PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights.
Dr. MA Rashmi is a women entrepreneur & Entomologist from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru. The Startup is recognized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
Dr. Rashmi has 15 plus years of research and teaching experience working at different Private and Government organizations such as Regional Plant Quarantine Station, Bengaluru, DPPQS, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, ICAR- Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Monsanto India ltd, Department of Agricultural Entomology, UAS, Bangalore.
Presently she is heading research project under BIG BIRAC, DBT.
Dr Rashmi has published good number of publications with 110 citations which include 5 h-index and 4i10-index citations. in International and National Journals, five Chapters in scientific books, several popular articles and extension leaflets.
Dr Rashmi has been honoured with following awards :
and Conservation Network, Bangalore.
Development Society (AETDS), U.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand, India, on 6th of October 2020.
Young Scientist Award – 2020, for Contribution to Agricultural Entomology with
emphasis on Bio-ecology of Mango Fruit fly. By B. Vasantharaj David Foundation, Madanandapuram, Chennai on 5th December 2020.
Madanandapuram, Chennai on 17th October 2021
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Dr. Deepak, S
Plant Protection Officer, Dte of Plant Protection Quarantine & Storage, Faridabad
Assistant Professor Zoology, MES College, Bengaluru
Assistant Professor Zoology, School of Life Sciences, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
Chief Editor - The Journal of Biological Control, Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources, Bengaluru
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, School of Life Sciences, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bengaluru
DST-INSPIRE FELLOW, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru
Researcher, Molecular Entomology, Bengaluru