Bhupendra Kumar

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (Lucknow Univ.)
Contact Information:

Mobile: +91 8004326684
Fax: +91-542-2368174
E-mail: bhupendrakumar@bhu.ac.in; sgi.bhupendra@hotmail.com
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Academic Qualifications:
S. No.DegreeInstitutionYear
1.B.Sc.Dr. B.R.A. University, Agra2006
2.M.Sc.Dr. B.R.A. University, Agra2008
3.Ph.D.Lucknow University2014
 
Area of specialization:
 


The area of my research work is insect behaviour (Entomology). My research work would emphasize on the complex interactions amongst the insect predators that occur across different ecosystems; and range from cooperation and mutualism to competition and predation.

 

List of 10 major publications:

  • Desh Deepak Chaudhary, Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Prey resource fluctuation and its effects on predation parameters in two sympatric ladybird beetles. The Canadian Entomologist Entomological Society of Canada (http://doi:10.4039/tce.2015.73) (Impact Factor: 0.837).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Prey species modify predatory interactions between ladybird beetles: a case study using two sympatric Coccinella species. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology Elsevier 18(2): 109-116 (Impact Factor: 0.95).

  • Desh Deepak Chaudhary, Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Resource partitioning in a ladybird, Menochilus sexmaculatus: Function of body size and prey density. Bulletin of Entomological Research Cambridge University Press, UK 105(1): 121-128 (Impact Factor: 1.91).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Larval and female footprints as feeding deterrent cues for immature stages of two congeneric ladybird predators (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research Cambridge University Press, UK 104(5): 652-660 (Impact Factor: 1.91).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Mahadev Bista, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Stage specific consumption and utilization of an aphid, conspecific and heterospecific eggs by two species of Coccinella (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European Journal of Entomology Czech Republic 111(3): 363-369 (Impact Factor: 0.975).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Functional response and predatory interactions within conspecific and heterospecific guilds of two congeneric species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European Journal of Entomology Czech Republic 111(2): 257-265 (Impact Factor: 0.975).

  • Omkar, Geetanjali Mishra, Bhupendra Kumar, Neha Singh and Garima Pandey (2014). Risks associated with tandem release of large and small ladybirds in heterospecific aphidophagous guilds. The Canadian Entomologist Entomological Society of Canada 146(1): 52-66 (Impact Factor: 0.837).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Garima Pandey, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2013). Predatory performance of aphidophagous ladybirds: a measure of prey suitability? International Journal of Tropical Insect Science Cambridge University Press, UK 33(2): 120-126 (Impact Factor: 0.42).

  • Geetanjali Mishra, Omkar, Bhupendra Kumar and Garima Pandey (2012). Stage and age-specific predation in four aphidophagous ladybird beetles. Biocontrol Science & Technology Taylor & Francis, UK 22(4): 463-476 (Impact Factor: 0.94).

  • Geetanjali Mishra, Bhupendra Kumar, Mohd. Shahid, Deepanti Singh and Omkar (2011). Evaluation of four co-occurring aphidophagous ladybirds for the biological control of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Homoptera: Aphididae). Biocontrol Science & Technology Taylor & Francis, UK 21(8): 991-997 (Impact Factor: 0.94).

Full List of Publications:

  • Desh Deepak Chaudhary, Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2016). Food resource exploitation in ladybirds: consequences of prey species and prey size. Current Science, Bangalore India (in press) (Impact Factor: 0.926).

  • Omkar and Bhupendra Kumar (2016). Biocontrol of insect pests (Chapter 2). In: Ecofriendly pest management for food security (Editor: Omkar). Academic Press, pp. 25-61. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-803265-7.00002-6).

  • Omkar and Bhupendra Kumar (2016). Temperature and photoperiod modify consumption and utilization of pea aphid by two Coccinella species. Acta Entomologica Sinica China 59(1): 64-76 (Impact Factor: 0.896*).

  • Desh Deepak Chaudhary, Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Prey resource fluctuation and its effects on predation parameters in two sympatric ladybird beetles. The Canadian Entomologist Entomological Society of Canada (http://doi:10.4039/tce.2015.73) (Impact Factor: 0.837).

  • Bhupendra Kumar and Omkar (2015). Temperature and photoperiod influence prey consumption and utilization by two sympatric Coccinella species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) in conspecific and heterospecific combinations. Acta Entomologica Sinica China 58(3): 297-307 (Impact Factor: 0.896*).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Prey species modify predatory interactions between ladybird beetles: a case study using two sympatric Coccinella species. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology Elsevier 18(2): 109-116 (Impact Factor: 0.95).

  • Desh Deepak Chaudhary, Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2015). Resource partitioning in a ladybird, Menochilus sexmaculatus: Function of body size and prey density. Bulletin of Entomological Research Cambridge University Press, UK 105(1): 121-128 (Impact Factor: 1.91).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Larval and female footprints as feeding deterrent cues for immature stages of two congeneric ladybird predators (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research Cambridge University Press, UK 104(5): 652-660 (Impact Factor: 1.91).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Mahadev Bista, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Stage specific consumption and utilization of an aphid, conspecific and heterospecific eggs by two species of Coccinella (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European Journal of Entomology Czech Republic 111(3): 363-369 (Impact Factor: 0.975).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2014). Functional response and predatory interactions within conspecific and heterospecific guilds of two congeneric species (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European Journal of Entomology Czech Republic 111(2): 257-265 (Impact Factor: 0.975).

  • Omkar, Geetanjali Mishra, Bhupendra Kumar, Neha Singh and Garima Pandey (2014). Risks associated with tandem release of large and small ladybirds in heterospecific aphidophagous guilds. The Canadian Entomologist Entomological Society of Canada 146(1): 52-66 (Impact Factor: 0.837).

  • Bhupendra Kumar, Garima Pandey, Geetanjali Mishra and Omkar (2013). Predatory performance of aphidophagous ladybirds: a measure of prey suitability? International Journal of Tropical Insect Science Cambridge University Press, UK 33(2): 120-126 (Impact Factor: 0.42).

  • Geetanjali Mishra, Omkar, Bhupendra Kumar and Garima Pandey (2012). Stage and age-specific predation in four aphidophagous ladybird beetles. Biocontrol Science & Technology Taylor & Francis, UK 22(4): 463-476 (Impact Factor: 0.94).

  • Geetanjali Mishra, Bhupendra Kumar, Mohd. Shahid, Deepanti Singh and Omkar (2011). Evaluation of four co-occurring aphidophagous ladybirds for the biological control of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Homoptera: Aphididae). Biocontrol Science & Technology Taylor & Francis, UK 21(8): 991-997 (Impact Factor: 0.94).  

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