S. Raguraman Professor

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S. Raguraman

Department of Agricultural Entomology
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore 641 003
Tamil Nadu


Mobile: +91 94430 79214
E-Mail: raguraman99@gmail.com

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Raguraman is an Agricultural Entomologist who specialized in ecotoxicology of botanical insecticides in agricultural, horticultural and forest ecosystems. He runs projects on biological testing of new plant origin insecticides and guides students at postgraduate and doctoral levels. He teaches basic and applied entomology to undergraduate students of agriculture and Insect Physiology, Biochemistry of Insects, Nutrition and Metabolism, and Immature Insects to postgraduate and doctoral scholars in Agricultural Entomology. He acted as Editor-in-Chief of the Madras Agricultural Journal for four years.

Date of Birth: 18. 02. 1963

Years of Service: 25+
Positions held

  • Professor in Agricultural Entomology, 2005-present

  • Associate Professor in Agricultural Entomology, 2002-2005

  • Assistant Professor in Agricultural Entomology, 1988-2002

Areas of Interest

  • Development of hazard free plant origin insecticides.

  • Impact of botanical pesticides on entomophages.

  • Ecotoxicology of pesticides in aquatic and agricultural ecosystems.

  • Insect symbiosis, chemical ecology and pest management.


  • B. Sc (Ag) Agriculture, 1985, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

  • M. Sc (Ag) Agricultural Entomology, 1988, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

  • Ph. D. Entomology, 1994, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi


  • Junior Research Fellowship, 1986,ICAR, New Delhi

  • Senior Research Fellowship, 1991, IARI, New Delhi

  • Young Scientist Award, 1996, TNSCST, Chennai

  • Travel Fellowship/Grant,1999, 2007, INSA, New Delhi and UNIDO, China

  • Shiksha Rattan Puraskar, 2009,New Delhi

  • Travel Grant, 2009, TNAU and Govt. of India, New Delhi.


  • Member, Entomological Society of America, 2000-present.

  • Vice President, Madras Agricultural Students Union, 2013.

  • Editor-in-Chief, Madras Agricultural Journal, 2009-2012

  • Fellow, Hind Agri-Horti Society, 2010-present.

  • Deputy Director of Research, TNAU, 2008-2009.

  • Member, University Purchase Committee for I-50 Scheme, Govt. of India, 2008-2009.

  • Academic Coordinator, Agricultural College, Madurai, 2003-2005.

  • Ward Counselor/Staff Coordinator, Agricultural College, Madurai, 2001-2003.

  • Farm Manager, Agricultural Research Station, 1995-1997.

  • Life member, Society of Pesticide Sciences, New Delhi, India.

  • Life Member, Society of Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi, India.

  • Life Member, Indian Society for Biocontrol Advancement, Bangalore, India.

  • Life Member, Association for Advancement of Entomology, Trivandrum, India.

  • Life Member, National Academy of Biological Sciences, Chennai, India.

Foreign Visits

  • Vancouver, Canada: World Neem Conference, May 18-21, 1999

  • Kunming, China: International Neem Conference, Nov 11-15, 2006

  • Puyallup, Washington, USA: Short Term Research, Jan. 18 - Mar. 4, 2009

  • Minnesota, USA: Ist Int. Conference on Entomophagous Insects, July 18-21, 2009

  • Sophia Antipolis, France: IInd Int. Conference on Entomophagous Insects, July 20-23, 2011

Text book

Muthukrishnan, N., Raguraman, S., Ganapathy, N. and Swamiappan, M. 2004. Basic Entomology. Saswath Rram Publishing Pvt. Ltd., (Madurai, Tamil Nadu) pp. 210.

Important Chapters in book

Raguraman, S. and Uthamasamy, S. 2001. Transgenic cotton for pest management. In

S. Kannaiyan and C. Ramasamy (eds) Agriculture 2001, TNAU Convocation Publication Series, Directorate of Publications, TNAU, Coimbatore. pp. 216-232.
Raguraman, S., Ganapathy, N. and Venkatesan, T. 2004. Neem versus Entomopathogens and Natural Enemies of Crop pests: The potential impact and strategies. In Opender Koul and Seema Wahab (eds.) Neem: Today and in the New Millennium. Kluwar Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp. 125-182.
Raguraman, S. and Kannan, M. 2014. Non-target Effects of Plant Origin Insecticides on Entomophages, Honeybees and Environment. In D. Singh (ed) Advances in Plant Biopesticides. Springer Pub., In press.
Selected (20) Refereed Publication
Raguraman, S., Saroja, R. and Manickavasagam, S. 1991. New parasitoid record on the rice mealy bug, Brevennia rehi Lindinger (Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera). Indian Journal Entomolgy, 53 (1): 170-171.
Raguraman, S. and Saxena, R.C. 1994. Effects of neem seed derivatives on brown planthopper symbiotes. Phytoparasitica, 22 (4): 299-307.
Raguraman, S. and Singh, D. 1997. Biopotentials of Azadirachta indica and Cedrus deodara oils on Callosobruchus chinensis. International Journal of Pharmacognosy, 35 (5): 344-348.
Raguraman, S. and Singh, R.P. 1998. Behavioral and physiological effects of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed kernel extracts on larval parasitoid, Bracon hebetor. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 24 (7): 1241-1250.
Raguraman, S. and Singh, R.P. 1999. Biological effects of neem (Azadirachta indica) seed oil on an egg parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis. Journal of Economic Entomology, 92 (6): 1274-1280.

Srinivasa Rao, N., Raguraman, S. and Rajendran, R. 2003. Laboratory assessment of the potentiation of neem extract with the extracts of sweet-flag and pungam on bhendi shoot and fruit borer, Earias vietella (Fab.) Entomon, 28(3): 277-281.

Kandibane, M., Raguraman, S. and Ganapathy, N. 2004. Diversity and abundance of Orthoptera in the irrigated rice ecosystem of Tamil Nadu, India. Pest Management and Economic Entomology, 12 (1): 71-76.
Balakrishnan, N., Murali Baskaran, R.K., Raguraman, S. and Mahadevan, N.R. 2004. Spatial distribution of eggs and larvae of American bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) on different cotton cultures and a hybrid under rainfed condition. Journal of Experimental Zoology India, 7 (1): 21-27.
Boomathi, N., Raguraman, S., Sivasubramanian, P. and Ganapathy, N. 2005. Allomonic effect of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.) plant extracts on egg parasitoid, Trichogramma chilonis Ishii parasitization. Entomon, 30 (1): 101-103.
Boomathi, N., Sivasubramanian, P., Raguraman, S. and Premalatha, K. 2005 Safety of botanical and microbial pesticide mixtures to Trichogramma chilonis Ishii (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Journal of Biological Control, 19(1): 23-29.
Raguraman, S. and Uthamasamy, S. 2005. Laboratory and field evaluation of spinosad, an actenomycetes derivative, on cotton bollworms and their natural enemies. Biopesticides International, 1 (3, 4): 174-184.
Kandibane, M., Raguraman, S. and Ganapathy, N. 2005 Diversity, relative and rank abundances of predatory coccinellids in an irrigated rice ecosystem, Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning, 10 (2): 297-300.
Kandibane, M., Raguraman, S. and Ganapathy, N. 2005. Diversity of aquatic hemiptera in a rice ecosystem of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Environment and Ecoplanning 10 (2): 489-492.
Boomathi, N., Raguraman, S. and Sivasubramaian, P. 2006. Toxic effects of spinosad and its combination with other microbials for the management of Heliocoverpa armigera. Annals of Plant Protection Sciences 14 (1): 218-219.
Kandibane, M., Raguraman, S. and Mahadevan, N. R. 2006. Species composition and taxonomic similarities of Hymenoptera in an irrigated rice ecosystem of Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2 (2): 433-435.
Manickavelu, A., Natarajan, N., Ganesh, S. K., Ramalimgam, R., Raguraman, S. and Gnanamalar, R. P. 2006. Organogenesis induction in rice callus by cyanobacterial extracellular product. African Journal of Biotechnology, 5(5): 437-439.
Kandibane, M., Raguraman, S. and Mahadevan, N.R. 2007. Diversity of community structure of aquatic arthropods in an irrigated rice ecosystem of Tamil Nadu, India. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences, 6 (5): 741-748.
Raguraman, S. Diversity and role of neem in pest management. 2007. Green Farming 1(1): 45-49.
Raguraman, S. and Chandrasekaran, B. 2011. Neem and Environment: Intergation of neem in pest mamagement. Journal of Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation 5 (1): 1-6.
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