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ICAR - Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres

ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified Institute

Dr. Subrata Satpathy

Head of Division
Agricultural Entomology


Pest behavioural studies in terms of pest status, tri-trophic interaction and specific biological parameters in the context of climate change. Toxicology of new chemical insecticides. Role of climatic variables on biology, abundance, population growth pattern of sucking pests in jute. Systemic acquired resistance (SAR) against the target pests especially at critical stages. Standardisation of repetitive, simple and effective host plant screening methodology against insect pests and diseases for identification of biotic stress resistance in jute. Standardization and validation of IPM in jute and allied fibre crops.


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  1. Bio-ecology and management of sucking pests in jute, (In House Project)
  2. Identification of microbial entomopathogens for management of major lepidopteran pests of jute. (In House Project)
  3. Identification of Sources and Mechanism of Resistance among the Wild and Cultivated Accessions of Jute against Lepidopteron Pest Complex, (In House Project)
  1. International IPM Recognition Award - 2009
  2. ICAR Outstanding Team Research Award - 2003-04
  3. P.P. Singhal Memorial Award - 2018
  4. IIVR Best Scientist Award - 2008
  5. Dr. Harbhajan Singh Award - 2009
  6. Fellow of PPAI, Hyderabad - 2006
  1. Satpathy, S., Mishra, D. S. (2011) Use of intercrops and antifeedants for management of eggplant shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 31(1-2): 52-58.

  2. Biswas, C., Dey, P., Satpathy, S., Satya P., Mahapatra, B. S. (2013) Endophytic colonization of white jute (Corchorus capsularis L.) plants by different Beauveria bassiana strains for managing stem weevil (Apion corchori). Phytoparasitica, 41(1): 17-21.

  3. Satpathy, S., Gotyal, B. S., Selvaraj, K. (2016) First report of cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley on cultivated jute (Corchorus olitorius L.) in India. Entomologia Generalis, 36 (1): 55-61.

  4. Satpathy, S., Shivalingaswam, T. M., Kumar, Akhilesh, Rai, A. B., Rai, M. (2010) Potentiality of Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) as a trap crop for diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella) management in cabbage. Indian Journal Agricultural Sciences, 80(3): 238-241

  5. Mitra, N., Gotyal, B. S., Selvaraj, K., Satpathy, S., Ramesh Babu, V. (2015) Biochemical effects of cultivated and wild jute species on life stages of broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Prostigmata: Tarsonemidae). Florida Entomologist, 98(4): 1044-1049

  6. Satpathy, S., Tripathi, U. K., Srivastava, D. and Rai, S. (2006) Field evaluation of chemical insecticides, a growth regulator and a bio-insecticide against eggplant shoot and fruit borer on eggplant. Annals of Applied Biology, (Test of Agrochemicals and Cultivars). 27: 5-6.

  7. Stonehouse, J. M., Patel, R. K., Verghese, A., Mumford, J. D., Shukla, R. P., Satpathy, S., Singh, H. S., Jiji, T., Thomas, J., Patel, Z. P., Jhala, R. C., Patel, V. M., Manzar, A., Swamy, T. M. S., Mohanta, A. K., Nair, B., Vidya, C. V., Jagdale, V.S., Sisodiya, D. B. and Joshi, B. K. (2005) Village-level area-wide fruit fly suppression in India: Bait application and male annihilation at village level and farm level. Crop Protection., 26(5): 788-793.

  8. Roy, D. P., Ganguly, P. K., Kundu, D. K., Ammayappan, L., Roy, A. N., Satpathy, S., Satya, P., Mitra, S. and Banik, S. (Eds.) (2014) Jute and Allied Fibres: Issues and Strategies. The Indian Natural Fibre Society, Kolkata. 414 pp.

  9. Satpathy, S. and Shivalingaswamy, T.M. (2014) Insect Pests of Vegetables and their Management In: Singh, K. P. and Ananat Bahadur (Eds.) Olericulture: Fundamantals of Vegetable production, Vol-I , Kalayani Publishers , New Delhi, pp 546-581

  10. Satpathy, S., Shivalingaswamy, T.M. and Rai, A.B. (2006) Biocontrol agents for pest management on vegetables. Indian Horticulture, 51(3): 12-13.