Life Sciences & Biotechnology

Title :

Taxonomic studies on the whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India with special emphasis to Indian part of the Sundaland Biodiversity hotspot

Area of research :

Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

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Principal Investigator :

Dr Anil Kumar Dubey, Scientist, Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), New Alipore, Kolkata

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Associated Programme / Scheme :

Core Research Grant (CRG)


Executive Summary :

This project aims to study the diversity of whiteflies in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, prepare taxonomic identification keys, document host plants, discover new species, and record species already known from other geographical areas.

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