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Subramanyam, Bhadriraju

Subramanyam, Bhadriraju Ancillary Faculty 306 Shellenberger Hall
Manhattan KS 66502 Phone: (785) 532-4092 Fax: (785) 532-7010 bhs@wheat.ksu.edu Home page in Grain Science and Industry Dept.Area(s) of Specialization:
Sampling stored-product insects; management of stored-product pests with alternatives to pesticides; development and evaluation of IPM programs for food and feed industries


B.S. , Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India, 1981
M.S. Entomology, University of Minnesota, 1984
Ph.D. Entomology, University of Minnesota, 1988


Chanbang, Y., F.H. Arthur, G.E. Wilde, J.E. throne, and G.H. Subramanyam. 2008. Methodology for assessing rice varieties for resistance to the lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica. Journal of Insect Science 8.

Larson, Z., B. Subramanyam, L. Zurek and T. Herrman. 2008. Diversity and antibiotic resistance of enterococci associated with stored-product insects collected from feed mills. Journal of Stored Products Research 44: 198-203

Ahmad, A., B. Subramanyam, and L. Zurek. 2007. Responses of mosquitoes and German cockroaches to ultrasound emitted from a random ultrasonic generating device. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 123: 25-33.

Subramanyam, B., M.D. Toews, K.E. Ileleji, D.E. Maier, G.D. Thompson and T.J. Pitts. 2007. Evaluation of spinosad as a grain protectant on three Kansas farms. Crop Protection 26: 1021-1030.

Huang, F.N. and B. Subramanyam. 2007. Effectiveness of spinosad against seven major stored-grain insects on corn. Insect Science 14: 225-230

Ahmad, A., Bh., Subramanyam, and L. Zurek. 2007. Responses of the mosquito and German cockroach to ultrasound emitted from random ultrasonic generated device. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 123:25-33.

Sloderbeck, Phillip E., Robert J. Bauernfeind and Bhadriraju Subramanyam. Management of Stored Grain Insects, Part III: Structural sprays, pest strips, grain protectants and surface dressings. Kansas State University MF-917

Mahroof, R., K. Y. Zhu, and B. Subramanyam. 2005. Changes in expression of heat shock proteins in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in relation to developmental stage, exposure time, and temperature. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98: 100-107.

Grace, T. S. Kambhampati, S. and B. Subramanyam. 2005. Characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers in the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hubner). Molecular Ecology Notes 5: 321-322

Mahroof, R. M., Bh. Subramanyam and P. W. Flinn. (2005). Reproductive performance of Triboliumcastaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) exposed to the minimum heat treatment temperature as pupae and adults, Journal of Economic Entomology 98(2): 626-633.

Mahroof, R. M., K. Y. Zhu, L. G. Neven, B. Subramanyam, and J. Bai. 2005. Expression patterns of three heat shock protein 70 genes among developmental stages of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 141A: 247-256.

Flinn, P.W., B. Subramanyam, and F.H. Arthur. 2004. Comparison of aeration and spinosad for suppressing insects in stored wheat. J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 1465-1473.

Boina, D., and Bh. Subramanyam. 2004. Relative susceptibility of Tribolium confusum life stages to elevated temperatures. J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 2168-2173.

Toews, M.D. and Bh. Subramanyam. 2004. Survival of stored product insect natural enemies in spinosad-treated wheat.Journal of Economic Entomology, 97: 1174-1180.

Mahroof, R., Zhu, K.Y., and Bh. Subramanyam. 2004. Changes in expression of heat shock proteins in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in relation to developmental stage, exposure time, and temperature. Annals of Entomological Society of America 98: 100 -107.

Toews, M. D., Bh. Subramanyam, and J. Rowan. 2003. Knockdown and mortality of eight stored-product beetles exposed to four surfaces treated with spinosad. Journal of Economic Entomology 96: 1967-1973

Mahroof, R., Bh. Subramanyam, J. E. Throne, and A. Menon. 2003. Time-mortality relationships of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) life stages exposed to elevated temperatures. Journal of Economic Entomology 96: 1345-1351

Mahroof, R., Bh. Subramanyam, and D. Eustace. 2003. Temperature and relative humidity profiles during heat treatment of mills and its efficacy against Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) life. Journal of Stored Product Research. 39: 555-569.

Toews, M., and Bh. Subramanyam. 2003. Contribution of contact toxicity and wheat condition to mortality of stored-product insects exposed to spinosad. Pest Management Science 59: 538-544.