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Staff Id : 13626
Name : Dr. T. NALINI (Deputed)
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Department : ENTOMOLOGY
Qualification : Ph.D.
Specialization : Biological control, Extrafloral nectaries mediated interations in insects and Myrmecology
Date of Birth : 28-12-1977
Date of Joining : 11-07-2007
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
3/69, Elango Adigal Salai
Minnagar
Chidambarm - 608 001
9952653622nalini_jk@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 61
Ph.D. 01


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 464-2
Conducted -----


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed -11,00,000
Ongoing -185,000
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
16 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
10 18 4 6 2 -

List of Publications - National
Nalini.T, S.Manickavasagam, "Influence of Weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on mealybug parasitism by encyrtids (Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae).", Journal of Biological Control, Volume 33, Number 2, Apr 2019, pp. 130-130. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, "Population dynamics of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mangifera indica and Manilkara sapota.", Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystems, Volume 24, Number 2, Dec 2019, pp. 274-276. 2019.
Mohankumar , J., T. Nalini., "Studies on diversity of ant fauna (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu..", Annamalai University Science Journal., Volume 2, Number 50, 2016, pp. 115-122. 2016..
Nalini, T, "Evaluation of biocontrol potential of Aenasius bambawalei hayat(Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) against Phenacoccus solenopsis tinsely (Homoptera: Pseudococidae).", Biotic Environment, Volume 2&3, Number 21, 2015, pp. 35-37. 2015.
Nalini, T., " Studies on host species suitability to Aenasius bambawalei hayat and Aenasius advena compere (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).", Biotic Environment. , Volume 2&3, Number 21, 2015, pp. 52-54. 2015.
Nalini, T., Manickavasagam, S., , "Toxicity of selected insecticides to mealybug parasitoids, Aenasius bambawalei Hayat and Aenasius advena Compere (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).", Journal of Biological Control, Volume 1, Number 25, 2011, pp. 14-17. 2011.
Nalini, T., S. Kuttalam and R. Premalatha. , "Field evaluation of Betacyfluthrin against rice stemborer Scirpophaga incertulas Walker and rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Guenee. .", Pesticide Research Journal, Volume 15, Number 1, Jun 2003, pp. 40-42. 2003.
Nalini, T., R. Jayakumar, S. Kuttalam, S. Chandrasekaran and R. Premalatha, "Harvest time residues of Betacyfluthrin on rice..", Pesticide Research Journal, Volume 15, Number 1, Jun 2003, pp. 58-59. 2003.
Premalatha, R., S. Kuttalam and T. Nalini., "Bioefficacy of thiacloprid against Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida) in cotton..", Pesticide Research Journal., Volume 15, Number 1, Jun 2003, pp. 32-35. 2003.
Premalatha, R., S. Kuttalam, R. Jayakumar, S. Chandrasekaran and T. Nalini, "Residues of thiacloprid in cotton lint, seed and oil.", Pesticide Research Journal, Volume 15, Number 1, Jun 2003, pp. 55-57. 2003.
List of Publications - International
T. Nalini, R. Jayanthi , "First record on interaction between ants, other insect visitors and extrafloral nectaries (EFNs) in selected crops from India .", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, Apr 2020, pp. 2105-2113. 2020.
T. Nalini, S. Ambika and R. Kanagarajan, "Studies on abundance of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their nest formation in Mangifera indica and Manilkara sapota.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, Apr 2020, pp. 2040-2044. 2020.
T. Nalini and S. Sasinathan, "Evaluation of toxicity of botanicals and essential oils against Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius)(Hymenoptera:Formicidae).", Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 26, Number supplement, Aug 2020, pp. 210-215. 2020.
T. Nalini and S. Sasinathan, "Evaluation of efficacy of entomopathogens against Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).", Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 26, Number supplement, Aug 2020, pp. 193-197. 2020.
R. Jayanthi, T. Nalini and T. Selvamuthukumaran, "DIVERSITY OF Extra-Floral Nectaries (EFN) BEARING PLANTS AND ITS ANT ASSEMBLAGE.", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Apr 2019, pp. 801-501. 2019.
T. Nalini, R. Jayanthi and T. Selvamuthukumaran, "STUDIES ON MORPHOLOGY, DISTRIBUTION OF EFNs AND THE ASSOCIATION OF ANTS WITH EXTRA-FLORAL NECTARIES BEARING PLANTS.", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Apr 2019, pp. 801-801. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Sasinathan, "First record on incidence of tropical fire ant Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in agricultural ecosystems from Tamil nadu.", Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 25, Number 1, Nov 2019, pp. 194-199. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Sasinathan, "First record on incidence and damage of tropical fire ant Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in horticultural ecosystems from Tamil nadu .", Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Volume 25, Number 1, Nov 2019, pp. 170-175. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, "Colony inhabitation of weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in different plant hosts and their impact on the yields of selected horticultural crops .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jul 2019, pp. 1935-1940. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Sasinathan, "First record on population dynamics of Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: formicidae) in selected coastal districts of Tamil nadu from India.", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jul 2019, pp. 1941-1948. 2019.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, "Studies on population dynamics of Weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nests in Prunus dulcis and Morinda citrifolia.", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 2, Oct 2019, pp. 2018-2020. 2019.
S. Ambika and T. Nalini , "Nest composition, inward and outward flows of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in selected fruit crops.", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 2, Oct 2019, pp. 2781-2784. 2019.
Nalini, T, " Studies on effect of abiotic factors on the fitness of Aenasius bambawalei hayat and Aenasius advena compere (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). .", Current biotica., Volume 2, Number 9, 2015, pp. 189-193. 2015.
Nalini, T, "Field incidence of mealybugs and its parasitization by encyrtids in various crop ecosystems.", Plant Archives, Volume 2, Number 15, 2015, pp. 671-676. 2015.
Nalini, T, "Effect of food, host densities and mating status on parasitization of Aenasius bambawalei Hayat and Aenasius advena Compere (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).", Plant Archives, Volume 2, Number 15, 2015, pp. 967-972. 2015.
Nalini. T and Manickavasagam.S, "Records of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) parasitoids on mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Tamil Nadu.", Check List, Volume 7, Number 4, Jul 2011, pp. 510-515. 2011.
Nalini.T and S. Manickavasagam, "Field incidence of rice mealybug Brevennia rehi (lindinger) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and its gregarious parasitoid Rhopus nigroclavatus (ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae).", Plant Archives, Volume 11, Number 2, Oct 2011, pp. 809-812. 2011.
P. Tholkappian*, S.Sukanthi, T. Nalini, M. Prakash, "Studies on the effect of homobrassinolide and Azospirillum brasilense on sesame.", Sesame and Safflower Newsletter, Volume 15, Number 1, Nov 2000, pp. 65-67. 2000.
List of Conferences - National
M. Revathi and T. Nalini, Effect of ant visitations on plant reproductive fitness in cotton, sesame and castor, Emerging Technologies and Enabling Tools in Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases, Jan 8-9, 2020, Annamalainagar, pp. 1-4. Annamalainagar, x.
M. Revathi and T. Nalini, Effect of ant visitations on plant reproductive fitness in cotton, sesame and castor, Emerging Technologies and Enabling Tools in Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases, Jan 8-9, 2020, Annamalainagar, pp. 1-4. Annamalainagar, x.
Nalini, T, Mohankumar.J, Studies on nesting behaviour of selected species of ants in cuddalore district, Sustainable agriculture and rural livelihoods, Apr 26-27, 2019, Annamalainagar, pp. 52-52. Chidambaram, Vel printers.
Sasinathan.S and Nalini, T, Evaluation of the repellency effect of various botanicals and essentialoils on solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Emerging trends in phyto pesticides and pheremone research, Jan 3-4, 2019, Annamalainagar, pp. 130-131. Annamalainagar, x.
List of Conferences - International
M. Revathi and T. Nalini, Effect of extrafloral nectar production on visitors in cotton, sesame and castor, Recent Trends in Agriculture towards Food Security and Rural Livelihood , Jan 3-4, 2020, Annamalainagar, pp. 3-8. Annamalainagar, x.
T Nalini and M. Revathi, Effect of herbivore and artificially induced plant expressions on ants and extrafloral nectaries number in cotton and castor, International Conference “XIX International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC 2019), Nov 10-14, 2019, Hyderabad, India,, pp. 1-1. Hyderabad, ICRISAT.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, Temporal variation of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera:Formicidae) nest density and nest longevity in different horticultural crops, Current immunological tools for biodiversity and status of environment health, Aug 21-23, 2019, Parangipettai, pp. 1-8. Parangipettai, x.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, Population dynamics of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Mangifera indica and Manilkara sapota, International Conference on Plant Protection in Horticulture: Advances and challenges , Jul 24-27, 2019, Bengaluru, India,, pp. 1-1. Bengaluru, x.
T. Nalini and Mohankumar , J., Studies on nesting behaviour of selected species of ants in cuddalore district, Sustainable agriculture and rural livelihoods, Apr 26-27, 2019, Annamalainagar, pp. 1-1. Annamalainagar, Vel printers.
Nalini.T, S.Manickavasagam, Influence of Weaver ant, Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on mealybug parasitism by encyrtids (Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae), 1st International Conference on Biological Control Approaches and applications, Sep 27-29, 2018, Bengaluru, pp. 151-151. Bengaluru, NBAIR.
List of Book Published
Nalini.T, S.Manickavasagam, Sustainable agriculture and rural livelihoods, 3101, Hillsborough ST., RALEIGH,NC 27607, : lulu.com, 978-0-359-58134-4, pp. 85-87. Apr 2019, https://www.lulu.com/.
T. Nalini and S. Ambika, lmmunogical tools and environmental status (Temporal variation of Oecophylla smaragdina Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nest density and nest longevity in different horticultural crops), Heinrich-Böcking-Straße 6, 66121 Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 978-620-0-28662-8, pp. 1-8. Feb 2019, https://www.lap-publishing.com/.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Annamalai university Alumini Association - LM-0117
SOCIETY FOR BIOCONTROL ADVANCEMENT - 1656
Association for advancement of pest management in horticultural ecosystems - 412/2018
SOCIETY FOR BIOCONTROL ADVANCEMENT - 555
List of Awards
gSCIENTIST AWARD– 2020h IN APPRECIATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS TO AGRICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY AND HIGHER EDUCATION - Dr. B. Vasantharaj David Foundation - 2020
Best women young scientist award - PEARL -A Foundation For Educational Excellence - 2019
Fellow of Society for Biocontrol Advancement - Society for Biocontrol Advancement - 2019