Volume 2 Issue II (July 2021)

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The cover page

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Editorial board

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Contents

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Editorial Note

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FEATURE ARTICLE

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Entomophagy: Success story of Majuli Beetle- Pest into Cuisine

Badal Bhattacharyya and Sudhansu Bhagawati

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TÊTE-À-TÊTE

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Tête-à-tête with Dr. B. Vasantharaj David

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FIELD NOTES

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A bizarre Pentatomid, Phricodus hystrix (Germer, 1838) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Ocimum spp.

Salini S., Rabbani M. K., Gracy R. G., David K. J. and Sachin K

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Blister beetle triungulins on carpenter bee at Gir National Park, Gujarat, India

Anuj D. Raina, Akshay Chauhan and Dhaval Shukal

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Occurrence of Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on Parthenium hysterophorus from India

M. Kaur and V. Kumar

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WOMEN IN ENTOMOLOGY

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In conversation with Dr. Mayabini Jena

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AMATEUR TALES

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An architectural marvel of a potter wasp, binding water to bide

Unnikrishnan M.P.

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GENERAL ARTICLES

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Programmed Cell Death: A Destructive and Constructive Process in Insects

Jabez Raju B, Karthik S, and Anil G

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Rugose spiraling whitefly: An invasive pest of coconut in Bastar plateau of Chhattisgarh

Rajesh Kumar Patel, Beena Singh, P. K. Salam & Maheswarappa H. P.

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Conserving natural enemies in crop ecosystem

G. R. Hithesh, Sachin S. Suroshe and P.R. Shashank

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Importance of stingless bees as alternative pollinators in crop pollination

Rakesh Das and Gautam Kunal

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Life lessons to be learnt from social insects (Ants) – A take away for managing pandemic situations

K. Murugasridevi, P. Logesh Kumar and K. Hari Priya

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REMEMBERING THE LEGENDS

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Contributions of Dr. S. Pradhan to the field of Entomology

Sangeeta B. Kattimani, Sachin S. Suroshe and Suresh M. Nebapure, Rajna S

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OBITUARIES 

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Dr. RJR: a teacher-researcher-administrator par excellence

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Professor K Chandrashekara (1957-2021): A passionate insect ecologist with a penchant for wasps

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Dr. Veeresh Kumar (1988-2021): An enthusiastic budding entomologist

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MUSINGS

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Let Me Introduce Myself: Thrips

Priyanka Kaundal

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BUG STUDIO

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 Results of Fourth Indian Entomologist photo contest

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Student corner