Prof. Kailash Narain Saxena
Foreign Fellow, Elected 1995

Born in Allahabad, India on 19 June 1927. Educated at Government Inter College, Allahabad, 1936-41; Ewing Christian College, Allahabad, 1941-43; University of Allahabad, 1943-51; B.Sc. 1945; M.Sc. 1947; D.Phil. 1951.

Lecturer, 1952-58, Reader, 1958--68, Professor of Zoology, 1968-82, and Head, Department of Zoology, 1976-79 University of Delhi; Programme Leader, Crop Pests Research, 1983-92 and Deputy Director/Dy. Director General, 1992-95, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE), Nairobi, KENYA.

Awards/Honours: IARI Hooker Award, 1975; Editor of Publications (Biol. Sci), Indian National Science Academy, 1976-79; Associate Editor, 1987-92 & Editor-in-Chief, 1993 & 1994, Insect Science and Its Applications, Insect Science Press, Nairobi; Senior Editor, 1997-2001 & Editor-in-Chief, 2003 & 2004, Arthropod Management Tests, Entomological Society of America.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy.

Research Areas: Environmental entomology: insect behaviour, insect-plant relationships, bio-intensive insect pest management

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