Mr.

PANKAJ SHRIDHARRAO MAKANWAR
At post - Kharangana (Morangana), Tah. Arvi, Dist. Wardha, Pin Code – 442106 Maharashtra. (INDIA) e-mail : p_pankaj1978@rediffmail.com,

pankajmakanwar@yahoo.co.in
Mobile no : +91-9394555613
Curriculum vitae

Professional Experience :1. Currently working as Agricultural Officer (Plant Protection) in ICRISAT, Patancheru, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Responsibilities: Planning, executing and supervising of plant protection operations Use and Maintenance of latest plant protection equipment Effective pest management operations through eco-friendly approaches. Providing training to trainees/plant protection staff on improving their skills. 2.Worked as an Entomologist at Krishidhan Research Foundation Pvt. Ltd., Jalna from 03/06/2008 to 26/10/2009. Job Responsibility :(A) Laboratory Work:

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i) Maintaining the culture of Helicoverpa armigera and Spodoptera litura in laboratory ii) Screening of Bt Cotton samples against H. armigera & S. litura through leafsquare bioassay. iii) Standardized the protocol for rearing of Leucinodes orbonalis under laboratory condition. iv) Bioassay of Bt Brinjal against Leucinodes orbonalis. v) Generation of bioefficacy data of BG I & BG II hybrids against H. armigera & S. litura. vi) Standardizing the protocol for rearing of DBM Plutella xylostella in laboratory. (B) Field Work: i) Screening of germplasm of Chilli and Tomato for LCV(Leaf curl virus) and rearing of its vector Whitefly(Bemesia tabaci).

ii) Periodical Larval collection from different locations for mixing in old insect culture to avoid inbreeding depression. 2. Worked as Technical Officer (Gr.I) at Ankur Seeds Pvt. Ltd., Nagpur from 10/08/04 to 28/05/08. Job Responsibility :(A) Laboratory Work: i) Maintained the culture of Helicoverpa armigera and Spodoptera litura in laboratory ii) Screening of Bt Cotton samples against H. armigera & S. litura through leaf bioassay. iii) Screening of Bt Pigeonpea transgenic lines against H. armigera through leaf and pod bioassay. iv) Rearing of Scirpophaga incertulas and Sesamia inferens in laboratory v) Bioassay of Bt Rice transformed material in laboratory. vi) Base line susceptibility studies of H. armigera collected from different cotton growing districts of India against Cry 1A(c) toxin. vi) Probit analysis of baseline data for determining LD50 & LD90. (B) Field Work: i) Field screening of Rice germplasm against Brown plant hopper (BPH) and Collection of BPH from different rice growing areas of India for Biotype differentiation. ii) Entomological observations of Bt Cotton strip trial, AICRP Pigeonpea trial, Rice trial and ICRI-SAT Pigeonpea trial. iii) Field screening of Cotton germplasm against sucking pests. iv) Field screening of Okra & Brinjal germplasm against major insect pests. v) Conducted field trials of Bt Cotton (RCGM & LST) at different locations of Maharashtra state. (C) Other Duties : i) Training to Agricultural Field Assistant about Insect pest identification, their nature of damage & control measures. ii) Monitoring of different research plots for insect pest incidence & recommendation of pesticides for their control, based on ETLs. iii) Field testing of plant for presence of gene by Bt strip method. iv) Data compilation and statistical analysis of Bt Cotton RCGM and LST trials of central, north & south zones of India. v) Sampling of leaf, squares and boll of BG I and BG II trials for gene equivalency and protein expression.

Research Work:
M.Sc. Thesis Title :-"Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metch) against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on Pigeonpea."

Research Paper Published:
1. Field evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metch) against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on Pigeonpea. Journal of Microbial World 6(1) pp 41-44, 2004, Microbiologist Society, Karad (Rajesh Undirwade, S.S.Kulat,P.S.Makanwar and Amita Hiwase ) Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Nagpur). 2. Bioefficacy of Mallada boninensis (Okamoto) against Citrus blackfly Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby. Journal of Soils and Crops 17 (1) 125-127, June. 2007 (S.M.Bhagat, V.Y.Deotale, S.M. Zade, P.S.Makanwar and A.B.Hiwase). 3. Performance of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metch) against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on Pigeonpea. Journal of Microbial World 9 (1) PP.149-152, 2007, Microbiologist Society, Karad (P.S.Makanwar, S.S.Kulat, S.M.Bhagat & J.A.Ghadage, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Nagpur). 4. Studies on the pathogenecity of Metarhizium anisopliae (Metch) against Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner). Journal of Microbial World 9 (1) PP.1-4, 2007, Microbiologist Society, Karad (P.S.Makanwar, S.S.Kulat, S.M.Bhagat & P.R.Pakhale, Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Nagpur).

Academic qualification :Sr.No 1 2 3 Qualification M.Sc.(Agricultural Entomology) B.Sc. (Agriculture.) Diploma in Agriculture Science Board/University Dr. PDKV, Akola. Dr. PDKV, Akola. Dr. PDKV, Akola Year of passing 2004 2002 1998 Division /Class Percentage of marks 1st class (Distinction) 1st class 1st class 85.40 78.60 76.00

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S.S.C.

Nagpur

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Curricular Achievement :1. Qualified in the National Eligibility Test (NET) exam for Lectureship / Assistant Professorship in Agricultural Entomology, held in the year 2008, conducted by ASRB, New Delhi and recognized by CSIR/UGC. 2.Qualified in ICAR’s All-India Combined JRF Examination in Plant Protection group in the year 2002, (Rank:59th).

Computer Proficiency:1.Certificate course in MS-CIT from Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, Mumbai.

Personal Details :Father`s Name Date of Birth Place Of Birth Marital Status Sex Nationality Languages Known : Shridhar Shankarrao Makanwar : 22/12/1978 : Kharangana (Mo.) : Un-married : Male : Indian : English, Marathi, Hindi.

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