Curriculum Vitae


Reader, Dept. of Agril Entomology,
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya

B.Sc.(Ag.) Hons. (First Class in 1987)
M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agril Entomology 1989
Ph.D. in Agril Entomology in1998

Worked as
Lecturer (Res) AICRP on Tropical Fruits (Pedong) from 1991-1994
Lecturer (Res) AICRP on Sub-Tropical Fruits Malda from 1994-2004
Reader, Department of Agricutual Entomology from 2004 onwardsAttended two Summer Institute/Orientation
Publication summary: 16 Research papers, 03 popular Article , 01 Book chapter

Courses taught at BCKV

Under Graduate
Theory & Practical Classes of Insect Morphology and Systematics
Insect and Non-insect pests of Horticultural Crops
Term (RAWE)
Post Graduate
Insect morphology,
Horticultural Entomology,
Insect pests of Spices and Condiments

Student guided:
04 M.Sc. (Ag.)

Significant Research Achievements
  • Recorded of parasitoids of some scales and mealy bug pests of mango from West Bengal
  • Developed suitable control measure against Mango hopper and Litchi Fruit Borer
  • Studied incidence of Lepidoptera insect pest of Litchi in West Bengal
Extension Activities
  • As Evaluator of CAPART Funding Projects: Pre-funding evaluation for Rural Development. Manab Seva Mission, Hooghly during 2006
  • As invited speaker in the National Mango Mahotsava, June, 2007 at Agri-Horticultural Society of India, Kolkata;
  • Farmers Training/Meeting Programme attended-15
Contact Details
Dr. A. K. Sahoo
Dept. of Agril Entomology,
Faculty of Agriculture, BCKV, Mohanpur, Nadia – 741252, West Bengal

Residence: A-11/42, Kalyani – 741235, Nadia, West Bengal, India
Phone: +91 -33-25826254, +919433394292 (M), E-mail: