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Invitations roles by faculty
1. Committees –
  • Dr. S.Sithanantham invited as on expert in the Task Force on Biological agent under DBT from Feb 2013.
  • Dr. S.Sithanantham serving as a adviser World Noni Research Foundations from 2008 onwards.
  • Dr. J. Kannaiyan serving as external expert in biofertilizers and biopesticides for biotech consortium New Delhi.
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham invited member of Centre Research Advisory Committee of ICAR-National Centre
  • or Sorghum Research (2009-11).
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham invited as external expert for annual research meeting of Indian Cardamom Research Institute in 2009 and 2012.
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham invited for – Endowment lecture at the faculty of Agriculture Annamalai University 2012
2. Journal editing/Scientific Papers Editing –
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham was invited to evaluate grant proposals submitted for R & D to Department of Biotechnology (DBT) 2010 & 2011.
  • Dr. S.S was nominated as Chief Editor for the journal Hexapoda during 2012-2013. Dr. S. Sithanantham also offered as editorial referee for two scientific papers from Journal of Biological Control (2010-2011).
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham (along with 3 more scientists from ICAR) co edited a book Biological control of Insect Pests using Egg Parasitoids which is accepted by Springer for publication in 2013.
3. Charing of Scientific session –
4. Roles in Scientific Societies –
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham serving as president SASA Pheromone Technology since 2011
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham serving as vice president Entomology Academy of India since 2011
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham and J. Kannaiyan serving as life member in SISSTA and also in Plant protection Association of India, Hyderabad.
  • Dr. S. Sithanantham also serving on the Executive Committee of International Society for Noni Research (ISNS).


R &D AWARDS WON BY SABRC STAFF/ STUDENTS: 2009-2012
  • Dr.S.Sithanantham, awarded best paper in crop protection session of National Seminor-Noni-search2009, Chennai by World Noni Research Foundation, during October, 2009.
  • Dr.S.Sithanantham, awarded best paper in Sugarcane technology session at the annual convention of South Indian Sugar and Sugarcane Technologies Association held at Bangalore during 2009.
  • Dr.S.Sithanantham, awarded best paper in entomology session of World Noni R & D Congress, Chennai during October, 2010.
  • Best paper award for student research by S.Gajalakshmi with co-authorship by Dr.Sithanantham during the session on eco-friendly methods at the National Seminar on current trends in Biotechnological strategies for eco-friendly crop protection held at Chennai during December, 2011.
  • Best paper award for student research by S.Divya with co-authorship by Dr.S.Sithanantham during the session on pheromones at the National Seminar on current trends in Biotechnological strategies for eco-friendly crop protection held at Chennai during December, 2011.