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Subbiah POOPATHI

Research scientist

biography

Dr. Subbaiah Poopathi is currently working as Deputy Director (Scientist-E) in a reputed research organization i.e. Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), Pondicherry, India.He had been in service earlier in the other similar line of Institute of ICMR (i.e. Centre for Research in Medical Entomology (CRME), Madurai, India) during the period 1991 to 2002.Poopathi has tecahing Experiences for seversl years and has Good number of Publications.

 

Area of Interest

1)MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY
2)IMMUNOLOGY
3)MICROBIOLOGY
4)VECTOR MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL


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1)Poopathi, S. and Raghunatha Rao, D. (1995). Pyrethroid impregnated hessian curtains for protection against mosquitoes indoors in South India. Med. & Vet. Entomol. 9:169-175. (I.F: 2.33)

2)Poopathi, S., Mani, T.R., Raghunatha Rao, D., Baskaran, G., and Lalitha Kabilan. (1999). Evaluation of synergistic interaction between Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis against Culex quinquefasciatus resistant and susceptible to B. sphaericus 1593M. J. Eco. Biol. 11 (4): 289-298.

3)Poopathi, S., Lalitha Kabilan, Mani, T.R., Rao, D.R. and Baskaran, G. (1999). Comparative ultrastructural studies on the midgut of Bacillus sphaericus resistant and susceptible Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Insect Environ. 5:129-130.

Poopathi, S., Raghunatha Rao, D., Mani, T.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan. (1999). 4)An approach to evaluate the stability of resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus after a five year selection process with Bacillus sphaericus 1593M spore toxin. Tropical Biomed. 16: 15-23. (I.F: 0.92)

5)Poopathi, S., Raghunatha Rao, D., Mani, T.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan (1999). Cross-resistance to Bacillus sphaericus strains in Culex quinquefasciatus resistant to B. sphaericus 1593M. SouthEast Asian J. Trop. Med. Pub. Health. 30(3): 477 - 481. (I.F: 0.61)

6)Poopathi, S., Raghunatha Rao, D., Mani, T.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan. (1999). Effect of Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis on the ultrastructural changes in the midgut of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Ent. Res. 23(4): 347-357.

7)Poopathi, S., Raghunatha Rao, D., Mani, T.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan. (1999). Investigations on cross-resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis H14 in the Bancroftian filariasis vector, Culex quinquefasciatus resistance to Bacillus sphaericus. J. Par. Diseases. 23:121-124.

8)Poopathi, S., Mani, T.R., Rao, D.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan (1999). Ultrastructural changes in the midgut of hybrid strain developed by crossing Bacillus sphaericus resistant and susceptible strain of Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) (Diptera: Culicidae) Indian J. Environ. Sci. 4(2): 193-202.

9)Poopathi, S., Raghunatha Rao, D., Mani, T.R., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan. (2000). Susceptibility levels of resistance of Culex quinquefasciatus to the insecticidal toxin of Bacillus sphaericus (strain 2362). Environ. & Ecol. 18(3):703-710.

10)Poopathi, S., Lalitha Kabilan, Mani, T.R., Raghunatha Rao, D. and G. Baskaran, (2000). Observation of low tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis in Culex quinquefasciatus resistant to Bacillus sphaericus. Entomon 25(3):201-208.

11)Poopathi, S. (2000). Comparative estimation of activity of two marker enzymes for determining the quality of brush border membrane fractions for in-vitro binding assays in Culex quinquefasciatus (Say) mosquito larvae. J. Ent. Res. 24(3)199-205.

12)Poopathi, S., Mani, T.R., Raghunatha Rao, D., Baskaran, G. and Lalitha Kabilan, (2000). A need to study ultrastructural changes in the tissues of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) resistant and susceptible to Bacillus sphaericus toxin. J. Nature Conservation. 12(2): 171-179. (I.F: 1.83)

13)Poopathi, S, Arunachalam, N, Gopalan, N, Baskaran, G and Mani, T. R. (2000). Development of high level resistance to organophosphate in a field population of Japanese encephalitis vector Culex tritaeniorhynchus in Madurai, South India. Tropical Biomed 17: 81-86. (I.F: 0.92)

14)Poopathi, S, Raghunatha Rao, D, Mani, T.R, Baskaran, G and Lalitha Kabilan (2001). Evaluation of deltamethrin treated coconut leaf-mat against mosquitoes. Insect Environ. 6 (4) 159-161.

15)Poopathi, S and Baskaran, G. (2001). Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis against Bacillus sphaericus resistant and susceptible larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Journal of Biological Control.15 (1), 85-95. (I.F: 1.87)

16)Poopathi, S. (2001). An alternate approach to manage Bacillus sphaericus resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus. Tropical Biomed. 19 (1&2): 27 – 32. (I.F: 0.92)

17)Poopathi, S and Baskaran G (2001). Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis against Bacillus sphaericus resistant and susceptible larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. J. Biol. Control 15 (1) 85 – 92. (I.F: 1.87)

18)Poopathi, S, Arunachalam, N, Gopalan, N, Baskaran, G and Mani, T.R. (2001). Resistance to organophosphate insecticide in a field population of filarial vector Culex quinquefasciatus in Madurai, South India. Insect Sci. & Appl. 21 (3) 1 –5.

19)Poopathi, S. (2001). Binding affinity of Bacillus sphaericus binary toxin to specific receptors on midgut brush border membranes of Culex quinquefasciatus, Say (Diptera: Culicidae) Ann. Entomol. 19 (1): 1- 9.

20)Poopathi, S and Baskaran, G (2002). Bacillus sphaericus resistance in mosquitoes: stability assessment. Entomon. 27 (1) 1- 6.

21)Poopathi, S. Anup Kumar K, Kabilan, L and Vaithilingam Sekar (2002). Development a low- cost medium for the culture of moquito larvicides, Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis. World J. Microbiol & Biotech. 18 (3) 209 – 216. (I.F: 1.35)

22)Poopathi, S, Nielsen-LeRoux C, and Charles, J.-F (2002). Alternative methods for preservation of mosquito larvae to study binding mechanism of Bacillus sphaericus toxin. J. Invert Pathol. 79: 132 – 134. (I.F: 2.6)

23)Poopathi, S and Tyagi, B.K. (2002) Studies on Bacillus sphaericus toxicity related resistance development and biology in the filariasis vector, Culex quinquefasciatus from South India. Japanese J. Appl. Entomol. Zool. 37 (3) 365 –371. (I.F: 0.54)

24)Poopathi. S, Mani, T.R, Raghunatha Rao, D, Baskaran, G and Lalitha Kabilan (2002). Evaluation of synergistic interaction between Bacillus sphaericus and a neem based biopesticide against Culex quinquefasciatus larvae susceptible to Bacillus sphaericus 1593M. Insect Sci. & Appl. (Kenya) 22: 303 – 306.

25)Poopathi, S, Anupkumar, K, Arunachalam, N, Tyagi, B.K. and V. Sekar (2003) A small scale mosquito control field trial with the biopesticides Bacillus sphaericus and Bacillus thuringiensis serovar iaraelensis produced from a new culture medium Biocontrol Science and Technology 13 (8): 743 – 748. (I.F: 0.75)

26)Poopathi, S. and Baskaran. G, (2003). Bacillus sphaericus resistance in mosquitoes : An approach for resistance management. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (Animal Sci) 73, B (I) 29 – 36. Poopathi, S, and Anup Kumar, K, (2004). Novel fermentation medium for the production of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar. israelensis, in mosquito control. Journal of Economic Entomology 96 (2): 1039 – 1044. (I.F: 1.6)

27)Poopathi, S and Abidha, S (2007) Use of feather-based culture media for the production of mosquitocidal bacteria. Biological Control (USA). 43: 45 - 55. (I.F: 1.87)

28)Poopathi, S and Abidha, S (2008) New bacterial culture medium for production of mosquitopathogenic Bacilli using agro-poultry industrial wastes. Biocontrol Science and Technology 18 (5): 535 – 540. (I.F: 0.75)

29)Poopathi, S and Abidha, S (2008) Biodegradation of poultry waste for the production of mosquitocidal toxins. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation. 62: 479 – 482. (I.F: 2.23)

30)Poopathi, S (2008) Oviposition attractancy of bacterial culture filtrates: response to a filariasis vector of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Annals of Medical Entomology. 17: 16 – 24.