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Dr. E. PUSHPALATHA
 Assistant Professor

 
              Office : Department of Zoology, University of Calicut
                        Malappuram, Kerala
     Residence : B5 University Staff Quarters, University of Calicut
                        Malappuram, Kerala
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Qualifications : M.Sc., Ph.D
Specialization : Biopesticides & Toxicology
MEMBERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
  1. Life Member of Zoological Society of India
  2. Life Member of Association for Advancement in Entomology
  3. Member of Society of Biological Chemists
  4. Member of Indian Society of Allelochemists
  5. Member of Society for Disease Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases
PROJECTS HANDLED/RECOMMENDED: 2 (Total numbers)
Title             :Early Response of Regeneration in freshwater crab,
                      Paratelphusa hydrodromous (Herbst)
Duration          : 3 yrs
Funding Agency    : DBT, New Delhi
Amount Sanctioned : 45 lakhs
 
Title             :Effect of Botanical insecticides against Mosquito vectors :
                      Implication for Integrated Vector Control Programme
Duration          : 3yrs
Funding Agency    : UGC, New Delhi
Amount Sanctioned : 13.36 lakhs

PUBLICATIONS: 13
BOOKS AUTHORED: 3

  1. Pushpalatha, E, Najeeba. M.B. and K.P. Santhini. Efficacy of Anamirta cocculus (Linn.) Wight and Arn and Pogostemon paniculatus (Wild) Benth Extract on Culex pipiens. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology. CODEN., ISSN 0976-455
  2. K. Anju Viswan, V.K. Rahana and E. Pushpalatha. Repellent and adulticidal efficacy of essential oils of two indigenous plants from Myrtaceae family against Lasioderma serricorne F. Journal of Biopesticides 7(Supp.) 70-74, 2014. Association of Entomologists
  3. Pushpalatha E, Ramesh P. R. and Sudhakar S. Response to autotomy in anesthetized freshwater crab, Paratelphusa hydrodromous (Herbst). Journal of Advanced Laboratory  Research in Biology Vol 5 (2) 18-19, 2014. ISSN 0976-7614.
  4. K.C. Chitra, E. Pushpalatha and V.M. Kannan. Quinnalphos induced antioxidant status and histopathological changes in the gill of the freshwater fish Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal f Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology (2012) Vol 3 (2). ISSN 0976-7614
  5. E. Pushpalatha and Muthulakshmi S. Effect of Plant extracts on the filarial vector, Culex quinquefasciatus. Journal of Applied Entomology (2001) 125- 31-35. Blackwell Wissenschafts -Verlag, Berlin. ISSN: 0931-2048 e-ISSN: 1439-0418.
  6. J. Muthukrishnan and E. Pushpalatha Effect of plant extracts on fecundity and fertility of mosquitoes. Journal of Applied Entomology (2001) 125- 31-35. Blackwell Wissenschafts -Verlag, Berlin. ISSN :0931- 2048. e-ISSN: 1439-0418.
  7. E. Pushpalatha and J. Muthukrishnan. Efficacy of two tropical plant extracts for the control of mosquitoes. Journal of Applied Entomology (1999) 123- 369-373. Blackwell Wissenschafts -Verlag, Berlin. ISSN:0931-2048e-ISSN: 1439-0418
  8. Muthukrishnan, J., Pushpalatha, E. and A. Kasthuri Bai. Biological effects of four plant
    extracts on Culex quinquefasciatus Say larval stages. Insect Science and its Application (1997) 17 (3) 389-394. ICIPE, Kenya. ISSN 0191-9040
  9. Muthukrishnan, J., Pushpalatha, E. and H. Rembold. Larvicidal activity of two neem formulations. Journal of Forest and Environment (1997) special edition .SFEM, Dehra Dun, India. XXI of 1860
  10. Pushpalatha, E and J. Muthukrishnan. Larvicidal activity of a few plant extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus and Anopheles stephensi. Indian Journal of Malariology (1995) 32(1) 14-23. ICMR, New Delhi. ISSN 0367-8326.
  11. E. Pushpalatha, D. Aiswarya, Sharihan E.K. and Priya B.K.P. Reproductive toxicity of Anamirta cocculus (L) Wight and Arn and Sphagneticola trilobata (L) Pruski . In: Prospects in Bioscience: Addressing Issues. Springer, India. DOI10.1007/978-81-322-    0810-5-45.
  12. E. Pushpalatha, D. Aiswarya and Sharihan E.K. Larvicidal activity of a few plant extracts on Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae). In: Biologically Active Molecules. Excel India Publishers, New Delhi.
  13. E. Pushpalatha, D. Aiswarya and Smruthi Menon. Antimicrobial activity of some plant extracts on selected strains of bacteria. In: Advances in Environmental Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Excel India Publishers, New Delhi.
  14. E. Pushpalatha and Aiswarya D. Antimicrobial activity of Quassia indica (Geratn) Nooteb. and Centella asiatica (L.) Urban on selected strains of bacteria. Proceedings of National seminar on Bioresources and its Management for food, Livelihood and Environmental security (2010). CIFE, Versova. Mumbai.
  15. Anju Viswan K., Rahana V.K. and E. Pushpalatha. Adulticidal and repellent activity of Melaleuca leucodendrone (L) and Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) against filarial and dengue vectors. Acta Biologica Indica. ISSN 2249-9075, eISSN 2279-0160.
  16. Pushpalatha E., Priya B.K.P., Najeeba M.B. and Santhini K. P. Efficacy of Anamirta cocculus and Pogostemon paniculatus extracts on Culex pipiens. Acta Biologica Indica ISSN 2249 9075, eISSN 2279-0160.
     
HONOURS & AWARDS
CSIR Junior Research Fellowship awarded in the year 1991.
RESEARCH GUIDANCE :
       Ph. D. Degree                  : In progress : 5
       M.Phil. Degree                 : Awarded Degree: 2
       External Examiner for Ph.D. Thesis: Kerala University
MEMBERSHIP IN THE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC BODIES:
   1. Director in Charge, institute of Tribal Studies and Research
   2. Chairperson, University Level Anti Ragging Monitoring Cell
   3. Member, Board of Studies (Environmental Sciences)
   4. Convener, Golden Mother Award Committee
   5. Member NAAC Steering Committee
   6. Member, CHMK Library Committee
   7. Member, Research Admission Committee Malabar Christian College
   8. Member, Research admission Committee, KKTM College
   9. Member Project Implementing Committee
   10. Treasurer, Calicut University Zoology Association
 
 


 

 


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