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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
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Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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Khajuria, Chitvan

Khajuria, Chitvan Postdoctoral Research Associate 20/21/39 Waters Hall
Department of Entomology Manhattan, KS 66506 Phone: 785 532 4718 Fax: 785 532 6232 chitvan@ksu.edu

Bio Brief

Recipient of the R.C. Smith award, 2009

Recipient of the O.W. Spide Morris Award, 2008

Recipient of the Don C. Warren Genetics Scholarship Award, 2006



Publications



Khajuria, C., L. L. Buschman, M.-S. Chen, L. Zurek, and K. Y. Zhu. 2011. Characterization of six antibacterial response genes from the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) larval gut and their expression in response to bacterial challenge. Journal of Insect Physiology 57: 345-355.


Khajuria, C., L. L. Buschman, M.-S. Chen, B. D. Siegfried, and K. Y. Zhu. 2011. Identification of a novel aminopeptidase P-like gene (OnAPP) possibly involved in Bt toxicity and resistance in a major corn pest (Ostrinia nubilalis). PLoS ONE 6(8): e23983. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0023983.


Khajuria, C., L. L. Buschman, M.-S. Chen, S. Muthukrishnan, and K. Y. Zhu. 2010. A gut-specific chitinase gene essential for regulation of chitin content of peritrophic membrane and growth of Ostrinia nubilalis larvae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 40: 621-629.


Khajuria, C., Y. C. Zhu, M.-S. Chen, L. L. Buschman, R. A. Higgins, J. Yao, A. L. B. Cresop, B. D. Siegfried, S. Muthukrishnan, and K. Y. Zhu. 2009. Expressed sequence tags from larval gut of the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis): Exploring candidate genes potentially involved in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity and resistance. BMC Genomics 10: 286 (1-14).


Davis, H., L. Buschman, T. Niide, A. Joshi, and C. Khajuria. 2008. Efficacy of Fipronil Applied as Foliar and Seed Treatment to Control Dectes Stem Borers in Soybean, Garden City, KS, 2007 – Ramsey Field. Southwest Kansas Research-Extension Center, Report of Report of Progress 997. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Manhattan, KS pp 59 -63.


Niide, T., L. Buschman, B. Gordon, P. Sloderbeck, H. Davis, and C. Khajuria. 2008. Efficacy of Fipronil Applied as Foliar and Seed Treatment to Control Dectes Stem Borers in Soybean, Scandia, KS, 2007 Southwest Kansas Research-Extension Center, Report of Report of Progress 997, June 2008. Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. Manhattan, KS. pp 54-58.


Voolthuluru, P., J.Y. Meng, C. Khajuria, J. Louis, L.C. Zhu, S. Starkey, G.E. Wilde, C.A. Baker and C.M. Smith. 2006. Categories and inheritance of resistance to Russian wheat aphid (Homoptera : Aphididae) biotype 2 in a selection from wheat cereal introduction 2401. Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 1854-1861