Miss.N.Ratnasabapathy [Senior Lecturer (Grade I)]


Contact: rngowry4@gmail.com

Room No , Second floor, NSB II building

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B.Sc. Honours degree (University of Jaffna)
M.Phil (University of Jaffna)
I teach insect systematics, insect pest biology and pest control.

Research- Grants and other services

University of Jaffna Research Grant – Rs. 230.000/=
Title “study of anti insect activity of medicinal plants in Jaffna for the management of insect pests”

Arani,Y and Nithiyagowry R, 2020. Larvicidal activity of leaf extract of lime (Citrusaurantifolia(Christ.)Swingle) and synthetic pesticide Spinosad against Diamond back moth, Plutella xylostellaL.(Leidoptera:Plutellidae) on cabbage. ( to be presented in forthcoming 6th International Conference on Dry Zone Agriculture)

Nithiyagowry R, Chaturica Thilini Ratnayake, 2019. Insecticidal efficacy of leaf extract of some medicinal plants on adult mortality and adult emergence of rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) . International Journal of Entomology Research. 4 (6) ; 40-44.

She is interested in Entomology particularly in the behaviour and management of insect pests using botanicals, Pest biology, insect physiology, and stored product pests. Currently, she working on the study of anti-insect activity of medicinal plants in Jaffna for the management of insect pests- an Inventory Project under University research grant