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Dr Shahid Ali Akbar

Plant Protection

Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture



Dr Shahid Ali Akbar is based at the Entomology Unit of the Department of Plant Protection at the Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, India, as a National Post Doctorate Fellow (DST/SERB). He is actively engaged in systematic studies on Indian insects with expertise on floral diversity and pest management. Besides these, his prime areas of interest are molecular, ecological, socio-behavioural, evolutionary, communication and biogeographical aspects of insects. He has contributed more than 40 research articles, three books, and five book chapters, all in reputed international journals with high impact factors and reputed publishing houses, including Elsevier, Taylor and Francis, Pensoft, and Springer.