Shyamaranjan Das Mohapatra

Sectional Editor, Crop Protection

Shyamaranjan Das Mohapatra is Principal Scientist at ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, India. He has more than 18 years of experience in thematic areas such as hyperspectral remote sensing-based insect pest and disease discrimination, forecasting of insect pests and diseases in rice, rice stem borer research, ecological engineering-based Pest management in rice, IPM in rice, pulses; insecticide resistance monitoring. Currently he is the Nodal Officer of riceXpert app developed by ICAR-NRRI. He has experience in leading/ part of the team in the national and international projects funded by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DEVILS, ICAR, SAC-ISRO, DuPont India Pvt Ltd. Etc. He has developed Alternate energy (Solar) light trap (AELT), 24 x 7 insect trap and Eco-friendly light trap and patent for AELT has been filed. Besides, he has also developed IPM Capsule for white grub & Cutworm, Spotted pod borer in short duration pigeon pea. He has published more than 40 research papers in peer reviewed journals. 



Tripathi R, Moharana KC, Nayak AD, Dhal B, Shahid Md., Mondal B, Mohapatra SD, Bhattacharyya P, Fitton N, Smith P, Shukla AK, Pathak H, Nayak AK 2019 Ecosystem services in different agro-climatic zones in eastern India: impact of land use and land cover change. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 191 (2): 98

Kumar U, Nayak AK, Panneerselvam P Kumar A, Mohanty S, Shahid M, Sahoo A, Kaviraj, M, Priya H, Jambhulkar NN, Dash PK, Mohapatra SD, Nayak PK 2019 Cyanobiont diversity in six Azolla spp. and relation to Azollanutrient profiling. Planta: 1-13

Mohapatra SD and Mishra PN 2018 Effect of weather on the scarab beetles and chemical management of Holotrichia longipennis in soybean. Journal of Agrometeorology 20 (Special Issue-I): 188-192

Nayak PK, Nayak AK, Panda BB, Lal B, Gautam P, Poonam A, Shahid M, Tripathi R, Kumar U, Mohapatra SD, Jambhulkar NN 2018 Ecological mechanism and diversity in rice based integrated farming system, Ecological Indicator 91: 359–375

Panneerselvama P, Kumar U, Sahu S, Mohapatra SD, Dangar TK, Parameswarana C, Jahana A, Senapati A, Guru Prasanna Pandi GGP 2018 Larvicidal potential of Skermanella sp. against rice leaf folder (Cnaphalocrosis medinalis Guenee) and pink stem borer (Sesamia inferens Walker). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 157: 74-79


Kumar U, Berliner J, Adak T, Rath PC, Dey A, Pokhare SS, Jambhulkar NN, Kumar A and Mohapatra SD. 2017 Non-target effect of long-term application of chlorpyrifos on soil microbes, nematodes and its persistence under sub-tropical rice-rice cropping system. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 135: 225-235


Mahapatra B, Adak T, Patil NKB, Pandi GGP, Gowda GB, Yadav MK, Mohapatra SD, Rath PC, Munda S and Jena M 2017 Effect of abiotic factors on degradation of imidacloprid. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99(4): 475-480


Mohapatra SD, Rath PC and Jena M 2016 Sustainable Management of Insect Pests and Diseases in Rice in Rainfed Low Land Ecosystem: A Case Study Indian Journal of Plant Protection 44(2): 189-191

Chattopadhyay C and Mohapatra SD 2015 Perception of constraints in chickpea production in India.  Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 85 (2): 287–289


Mohapatra SD, Mishra PN and Singh MP 2013. Management of white grub, Holotrichia longipennis Blanch through post-sown soil application of insecticides in upland rice. Oryza 50 (4): 419-421