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General Information

Dr. Prarthna Rajkumari

AAU Service Information
Date of joining in AAU service 01-03-2016 (dd-mm-yyyy)
College Biswanath College of Agriculture
Department Entomology
Designation Assistant Professor
Official e-mail prarthna.rajkumari[at]
Educational Qualification
Degree Institution/University Year Subject Specialization/Area of reasearch
B Sc. Agriculture Assam Agricultural University 2009 - -
M Sc. Agriculture Assam Agricultural University 2011 Entomology
PhD in Entomology Assam Agricultural University 2016 Apiculture
Employment History
Position Institution/University Place From To
Assistant Professor Sarat chandra singha College of Agriculture, AAU Dhubri 01-03-2016 07-08-2019
Assistant Professor Biswanath College of Agriculture, AAU Biswanath 08-08-2019 Till date
# Achievement Description
1  Secured third prize (Bronze medal) in clay modelling in 11th All India Inter Agricultural University Youth Festival “AGRI-FEST 2009-2010” held at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India during 8-12th February, 2010.
2  Prof. Md. Sharifullah Memorial Gold Medal for securing the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) in the M.Sc. (Agri) degree programme among the candidates in the Department of Entomology in the year 2011.
3  INSPIRE fellowship sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India under Ministry of Science and Technology for pursuing PhD.
4 ICAR, ARS NET, 2013 in Agricultural Entomology.
Society Name Membership Type Year
The Entomological Society of India Life Member -
Research Articles

Bharadwaj, K.; Kalita, M.K.; Mishra, R.; Rajkumari, P. and Bora, B.(2023). Influence of meteorological parameters on incidence of mungbean yellow mosaic virus disease in green gram in Assam. The Pharma Innovation, 12(0): 2803-2809, DOI:

Borah, B.K.; Sarma, K.K.; Das, R.; Rajkumari, P.; Borah, N. and Borah, H.K.(2022). Population fluctuation of black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel)in chickpea. The Pharma Innovation, 0(11): 5589-5592

Das, R.; Rajkumari, P.; Sarma, A.K.; Borah, N. and Kalita, J.(2022). Urea and nano-urea impact on population of Bemisia tabaci gennadius and Aphis gossypii Glover in sunflower, Helianthus annus L.. The Pharma Innovation, 0(1): 872-875


Rajkumari, P.; Rahman, A. and Bathari, M.(2020). Morphometric and molecular characterization of Eastern honey bee, Apis cerana F. populations in the Northeast Himalayas.. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 8(1): 1273-1280

Rahman, A.; Rajkumari, P. and Saikia, J.(2015). Two new species of the Cleptoparasitic genus Coelioxys (Hymenoptera: Meghachilidae) from India. Ecological, Environment and Conservation, 21(21): 113-116

Sharmah, D.; Khound, A.; Rahman, S. and Rajkumari, P.(2015). Significance of Honey Bee as a Pollinator in Improving Horticultural Crop Productivity in N.E. Region, India : Review. Asian Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences, 4(1): 62-69

Gogoi, J.; Rahman, A.; Rajkumari, P. and Saikia, J.(2014). Diversity of insect foragers and effect of Carpenter bee, Xylocopa fenestrata F. Pollination of ridge gourd, Luffa acutangula (Roxbs) L.. Indian Journal of Entomology, 76(4): 325-328

Rajkumari, P.; Basit, A. and Borah, R.(2014). Effect of different host diets on the parasitisation efficiency of Bracon hebetor Say.. Journal of Applied Zoological Researches, 25(1): 21-23

Rajkumari, P.; Basit, A. and Sharmah, D.(2014). Influence of host diet on the biological parameters of ecto-larval parasitoid Bracon hebetor Say Assam, India. International Journal of Plant Protection, 7(2): 397-400

Rajkumari, P.; Das, D.; Baruah, K. and Dutta, S.K.(2014). New record of Glypodes caesalis walker (Lepidoptera; Pyralidae) as a pest of jackfruit from Jorhat (Assam). Insect Environment, 19(4): 247-247

Deka, M.K.; Saikia, G.; Rajkumari, P. and Mazumdar, A.(2013). Insecticidal Properties of Different Plant Extracts against Tea mosquito bug , Helopeltis theivora (Hemiptera: Miridae). PESTOLOGY , 37(6): 32-34

Rahman, A.; Das, P.K.; Rajkumari, P.; Saikia, J. and Sharmah, D.(2013). Stingless Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini): Diversity and Distribution in India. International Journal of Science and Research , 4(1): 77-81


Rajkumari, P.; Kalita, R. and Singha, T.A.(2022). Role of Insects in Organic Farming. Vital Biotech Publication, 772, Basant Vihar, Kota, Rajasthan 324009 India, ISBN:9789392953170

Book Chapter

Rajkumari, P.(2021). Case History of Important IPM Programmes. in : Introduction to Principles of Pest and Disease Management, Kalita, M.K.; (Ed), Walnut Publication,#55S/F, Panchkuian Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001, India, pp 134-140, ISBN:978-93-91522-29-2.

Rajkumari, P.(2021). Survey, Surveillance and Forecasting of Insect Pests. in : Introduction to Principles of Pest and Disease Management, Kalita, D.M.K.; (Ed), Walnut Publication,#55S/F, Panchkuian Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001, India, pp 118-123, ISBN:978-93-91522-29-2.