Dr. A.M.K.Mohan Rao, a Ph.D in Rodent Ecology, born in a teacher’s family hails from Chintalagraharam village near Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh State in India. After completion of Post graduation he joined as a Department of Atomic Energy Research Fellow at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India during January, 1974 working on the ecology of field rodents and obtained the Doctoral Degree in Zoology during 1978. During this period he undertook research and extension work on rodent ecology and control in addition to acquiring postgraduate teaching experience as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in German language (on part time basis).


One of the founder members of ICAR ‘All India Coordinated Research Project on Rodent Control’ at Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur during June, 1978. While working in the coordinated project, in addition to undertaking research activities, he also assisted the Project Coordinator in monitoring the progress of research in all the four centers of the coordinated research project.  


During February, 1981 he joined as Rodent Specialist at Central (National) Plant Protection Training Institute, Hyderabad, a training wing of Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. Since then as a Rodent Specialist his contributions include -

      (i) development of human resources among field extension functionaries in vertebrate pest management,

     (ii) adoptive research in rodent management,

    (iii) organizing National Workshops on Rodent Pest Management and

     (iv) guiding students in research projects of extension importance. 

Engaged in Performance Evaluation of M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D students in Environmental Sciences, Entomology, Zoology and Vertebrate Biology for Osmania, Andhra, Sri Venkateswara, Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural, Anna (Madras), Jodhpur and Punjab Agricultural Universities. Also Question Paper setter for some of these university for Final M.Sc and Pre Ph.D examinations. Referee for renouned National and International Journals including Elsevier Publishing House

Being a Member of Vector Control Working Group for Asia and Pacific, involved in vector management. Developed a surveillance model to monitor Covid19 in the country. Published a Book also on vector management. Assisting MANAGE, a Ministry of Agriculture Institution in organising an Awareness creation program to Administrators of Local Bodies - Extension Strategies in Urban Pest and Vector Management.

Currently engaged in developing Employable Skill Oriented Training programs on Structural Pest Management for the National Institute of Rural Development (Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj), Government of India under PMKVY of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India to provide qualified personnel at National level.

In addition following activities were performed:

  1. Assisted Plant Protection Adviser to the Government of India in Anti Locust Operations as incharge, Gujarat Sector of Indo-Pak border during 1994

  2. He was also notified as Central Insecticides Inspector by the Central Insecticides Board from 1994.

  3. Member Secretary for Scientific Advisory Committee on Rodenticides in 2001 by CIB to advise on matters related to rodenticide registration.

  4. Served as Member Secretary, Expert Committee on Rodent Control constituted by Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.

  5. Assisting the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on matters related to rodent borne zoonotic diseases from 2000 onwards.

  6. Looked after duties of Administrative Officer and Drawing and Disbursing Officer of the institute from time to time.

  7. Member of 4-member Task Force team in upgrading the National Plant Protection Training Institute to autonomous “National Institute of Plant Health Management” (NIPHM) under Ministry of Agriculture, which emerged ultimately with a mandate of capacity building, undertaking projects, consultancies and advisory body to the Ministry in matters related to Plant Health Management.


He was Joint Director and Head for Vertebrate Pest Management Division  for managing problems of vertebrate pests like rodents, wild boars in agriculture, horticulture, veterinary, storage and public health sectors. Also developed and organised Urban Integrated Pest Management training programs for Senior level and Master Trainer level personnel.

Other significant achievements include -


  1. Conducted 4 All India Workshops in rodent/vertebrate pest management organized for rationalizing recommendations on rodent/vertebrate pest management for adoption by the State Governments in the country.

  2. Organized FAO supported capacity building programs in India through FAO-India Inter Country programs in Integrated Pest Management from 1988 to 1997.

  3. Organized Season Long Training on Integrated Pest Management in Groundnut at Tirupati during 2006 and received appreciation from international IPM experts.

  4. His cherished interest in management of structural pests viz., termites, mosquitoes, flies, cockroaches, stored grain pests etc. made him to organize a National Workshop on Curriculum Development for Urban Integrated Pest Management during June, 2010 involving all stakeholders to develop and organizing (i) 15-day duration training programs on Urban Integrated Pest Management from May, 2011 and (ii) Master Trainers Training on UIPM during December 2011 and January, 2012.

  5. Organized as Consultant a 3 Day Workshop on "Course alignment on Structural Pest Management under National Skills Qualification Framework of India" on 4-6 May, 2017 and developed Curriculum for Structural Pest and Vector Management Self Employable Skill Development Training to Inter drop outs at National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Hyderabad.

  6. During January, 2017, organised a 2-day Workshop in Rodent and Insect Pest Management for Seed Industry Personnel, especially Plant Managers for their pest management monitoring activities.


Membership in committees -  

  1. Rodent Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission, IUCN, Switzerland,

  2. Member Secretary, Scientific Advisory Committee on Rodenticides, Govt. of India,

  3. Member Convener, Expert Committee on Rodent Control, Govt. of India and

  4. Member, Central Monitoring Committee (Task Force), Management of Gregarious Bamboo Flowering in North East India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India.

  5. Referee for National and International Journals of repute in Vertebrate Ecology and Management. Recognized referee for the publications of Elsevier Publications.


Research accomplishments include -

   (i)  standardizing burrow count method for rodent infestation measurement during 1975-76,

   (ii) standardizing diagonal method in rice for rodent damage assessment during 1984,

  (iii) evaluation of Tom-Cat method of fumigation for burrow dwelling rodents during 1982,

  (iv) evaluation of non poisonous sticky traps for their sticky nature for commensal rodent control during 1988,

   (v) field bioefficacy of bromadiolone (1984), brodifacoum (1984-88), flucoumafen (1991-92),

  (vi) persistence of zinc phosphide in ready to use baits against field rodent control (2000-2002,

 (vii) rodent survey and surveillance in PR China (2003),

 (viii) assessment of field vole population in Armenia,

  (ix) screening of bait stations for increased bait acceptance by commensal rodent pests (2000-2001; 2011-12),

   (x) standardizing the tracking tile method for assessment of rodent infestations in structural and domestic environs (2012),

  (xi) developed Standard Operation Procedure for Rodent Management in Storage and

(xii) development of IT based application - Virtual Agri Services for agriculture, animal husbandry and poultry sectors.

 (xiii) developing anti fertility products for rodent pest management in structures, buildings etc.


National Plan on Rodent Pest Management

He steered the scheme launched by the Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Government of India as a special component under Strengthening and Monitoring of Pest Management Approach (SMPMA) during XI Plan period with an outlay of about Rs. 768 lakhs for 1 year 5 months. The National Plan was successfully implemented in the country  taking collaboration from All India Network Project on Rodent Control (ICAR) with its 4 tier way of -

     (i) sensitizing policy makers,

    (ii) capacity building to different levels of SAU/ICAR scientists and State Extension functionaries,

   (iii) developing Trainer Farmers for horizontal spread of rodent management technology and

    (iv) rodent control campaigns in endemic pockets of different States.


Assignments from Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations

     (i) Capacity building program in Bangladesh on rodent pest management during 1994,

    (ii) TCP of FAO on Field Rodent Control in Sichuan Province, Peoples Republic of China during 2000-2001

   (iii) an emergency TCP of FAO in Armenia for Field Vole Control during 2003.

    (iv) Developed a TCP for Armenia in rodent and IPM.

     (v) He also gave inputs for African countries to FAO on rodent management and currently assisting FAO for Mongolia to manage voles.     (vi) His services were utilized in all USAID/UNDP/FAO funded IPM programmes within the country.


       The FAO funded TCP guided by him in China as Senior International Consultant bagged international acclaim and bagged the prestigious Edourd Saouma Award of United Nations for the biannium 2002-2003.


Extension accomplishments -

  1. Extended his expertise in planning, executing and monitoring of rodent pest management in different States viz., Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Lakshadweep, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, State Farms Corporation of India, Jetsar during outbreak periods.

  2. Successfully managed rodent ingressions due to gregarious bamboo flowering during 2003-2008 in Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya, parts of Assam, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh could be successfully tackled technically with his expert inputs supported by the funding of DAC, Ministry of Agriculture by all the concerned States. 

  3. Planned and monitored community level rodent control campaigns in 69.43 lakh hectares in Andhra pradesh State from 2003 till 2012 with cost benefit ratio of 1:133.


Professional achievements

  1. Published 61 research papers in addition to one brochure on rodent pest management in poultries

  2. Contribution of 5 chapters in reputed books on vertebrate pest management. He produced 10 training manuals on Rodent Pest Management for the benefit of various States/UTs.

  3. Involved in guiding a number of research students on wildlife, birds and rodents.

  4. Produced 3 Ph.Ds on topics of extension importance for integrated rodent management.

  5. Developed curriculum for Vertebrate Pest Management for adoption by Agricultural Universities.

  6. Developed curriculum for Structural Pest Management for Pest Management Professional training programs.

  7. Drafted, developed and implemented National Plan on Rodent Pest Management for Ministry of Agriculture


After retirement on 31.1.2012,continuing on his tasks as a Free Lance Consultant. Other activities include -

  • Honorary Consultant to the National Institute of Rural Development (Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj), Government of India) to develop programs under Prime Minister's Kaushal Vikas Yojana of Ministry of Skill Development.

  • Honorary Advisor for Food and Agri-Business School affiliated to Prof Jaishankar Telangana Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India.

  • Associated in developing Virtual AGRI Services - a smart phone and PC interface project with all-in-One facility for farmer, farmer profiles, expert advisory, input and output aggregation to improve the income of the farmers. 

  • Organized a National Workshop on "Current Scenario of Rodenticides and their Future Outlook" on 21-22 February, 2014 for 63 participants from Pesticide and Pest management Industry, Central Insecticides Board Scientist, Scientists of ICAR Rodent Research Project, CABI, State Agricultural Universities, State Extension Departments, executives of Ministry of Civil Supplies and Poultry Industry. 

  • Assisting various organizations viz., Haffkine Institute, Mumbai; National Institute of Biotic Stress Management, Raipur

  • Special Invitee by Indian Council of Agricultural Research for a Brainstorming Session on Vertebrate Pest Management held at New Delhi during February, 2015.

  • Special invitee for the First Group Meeting on Vertebrate Pest Management in October, 2015 held at CAZRI, Jodhpur.

  • Special invitee for Brainstorming session on vertebrate pest management held at IIHR, Bengaluru in January, 2016

  • Organised a three day Training on Urban Rodent Pest Management at for Haffkine Institute, Mumbai on 17-19 June, 2015.

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  • Published 62 papers including research papers, review articles, brochures and 5 chapters in  books on vertebrate pest management, especially rodent

  • Submitted 15 Technical Reports to Government of India on various aspects of rodent pest problems and their management

  • Produced 20 Training Manuals on Rodent Pest Management with art of technology for the benefit of various States/UTs.

  • Guided students for their research on wild animals, birds and rodents for their role in agriculture and ecological management.. Also produced 3 Ph.D students on topics of extension importance for integrated rodent management. In addition, guided about 100 students for adoptive research on rodent pest management to fulfill the requirement for the award of Post Graduate Diploma in Plant Protection.

  • Organized 4 All India Workshops in rodent/vertebrate pest management for rationalizing recommendations on rodent/vertebrate pest management for adoption by the State Governments in the country

  • Organized National Workshop on "Current Scenario of Rodenticides and their Future Outlook" on 21-22 February, 2014 involving executives and scientists from Pesticide, Pest management, Poultry industries, ICAR Rodent Research Project, State Agricultural Universities and Central Insecticides Board.

  • Expert for (i) Evaluation of Research Projects and (ii) Referee for National and International Journals on Plant Protection Technology

  • Member of Editorial Board for various Journals.

Technical Reports For Different States/Organizations
  • 2019   Rodent pests, their infestation in Simply Fresh (Poly house) Farms and suggested solutions. 1-12 pp.

  • 2019    Existing rodent problem and suggestions for its management in coastal delta areas of Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh - an          analysis   and guidelines​ 1-14 pp

  • 2012    Rodent problem in Railway environs of Hyderabad Deccan, Andhra Pradesh

  • 2010    Rodent damage to rice during Kharif, 2010 in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh   

                  Bamboo flowering in Nagaland: Issues of Rodent incidence

  • 2008   Rodent problem in Nagaland in context with gregarious bamboo flowering

                  Appraisal report on the MOEF Scheme “Management of Gregarious Flowering of Bamboo in North Eastern India"  in Arunachal                        Pradesh   

                  Appraisal report on the MOEF Scheme “Management of Gregarious Flowering of Bamboo in North Eastern India” in Meghalaya   

                  Appraisal report on the MOEF Scheme “Management of Gregarious Flowering of Bamboo in North Eastern India” in Mizoram

  • 2007   Current rodent situation in Assam in context with Bamboo flowering in the State

                 Regional Plan for Rodent Pest Management in North East India

                 Rodent problem in Kerala: A Technical Analysis and Suggestions for their management

  • 2006  Report on current rodent situation in mizoram with special reference to Champai District, Mizoram

  •           Report of interministerial cnetral team for assessment of the situation in the context of large scale loss of crops due to                                    gregarious flowering of bamboo in Mizoram

  • 2005  Current situation of rodents in Meghalaya

                 Incidence of rodents in Arunachal Pradesh, A Technical Analysis: Suggestions for their management

                 Rodent infestation at Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh: In depth analysis and suggestions for management

  • 2004  Report on the Central Team of Rodent Experts to Manipur to take stock of present situation of rodents in relation to Bamboo                      flowering

  • 1999   Prevention of rat problem in Military Stores

  • 1998   Report on Central Team for on the spot study of rodent situation in relation to bamboo flowering in North-eastern states

                 Rodent problem and its control in flood affected districts of Andhra Pradesh during Kharif, 1997

  • 1997   Rodent control measures for introducing groundnut in Churu, Rajasthan

  • 1995   Rodent problem and its management in Lakshadweep islands

  • 1993   Rodent problem in Cauveri delta districts of Tamilnadu and suggestions for its management

                 Rodent problem in Karaikal region of Pondicherry, Tamilnadu

  • 1992   Rodent problem in Mizoram with special reference to sporadic flowering of bamboo in the state  

  • 1991    Rodent problem in East, West Godavari and Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh

  • 1990   Rodent control measures in Gujarat

  • 1988   Rodent problem and their management at International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Patancheru,                    Andhra Pradesh                                            

                  Bio-efficacy of Non poisonous sticky traps against commensal rodents around   Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

  • 1985    Bioefficacy of Brodifacoum against commensal rodents around Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

  • 1984    Joint evaluation of Tem Cat Process of fumigation. CPPTI, Andhra Pradesh Agriculture University, and Deptt. Of                                          Agriculture, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.

  • 1982   Joint field screening trials of Bromadiolone. Department of Agric., A.P. and CPPTI, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.


Scenario of Structural Pest and Vector management 

  • Baits for the control of Indian field mouse, Mus booduga. rao, A.M.K.M., Purushotam, K.R.& Rajabai, B.S.Gray. Ziet. Angew.Zool., 1973, 65 : 163-172.Gray. Ziet. Angew.Zool., 65 : 163-172.

  • Morphological variation in Mus booduga Gray. inhabiting two different habitats. rao, A.M.K.M. & Rajabai, B.S.,  Saug.Mitteil.,1978, 26: 317-320.

  • Adrenal responses to crowding in the spiny field mouse, Mus platythrix. Purushotam,     K.R., rao, A.M.K.M. & Rajabai, B.S., Bennett.Gen. & Comp. Endocrinology, 1978, 36: 439-441.

  • Baits for the control of spiny field mouse Mus platythrix. rao, A.M.K.M. & Purushotam, K.R Angew.  Bennett Ziet Zool., 1979, 66: 337-344.

  • Monthly variation in numbers and reproduction activity of the Indian field mouse, Mus booduga. rao, A.M.K.M., Indian J. Rodentology. 1979, 1: 35-45.

  • Field rats and their population characteristics. rao, A.M.K.M., Telugu J. Sci., 1979, 9:165-169.

  • The distribution of field rodents around Tirupati with a note on their burrowing habits. Purushotam, K.R. & rao, A.M.K.M., Andhra Agric. J. 1979, 26:85-87.

  • Bait shyness among the house mouse, Mus musculus bactrianus to Zinc Phosphide and RH-787. rao, A.M.K.M. & Prakash, I., Indian J. Exptl. Biol, 1980, 18:1490-1492.

  • Demography and hoarding among lesser bandicoot rat, Bandicota bengalensis in Rice fields. rao, A.M.K.M., Saug. Mitteil.,1980, 28: 312-314.

  • Evaluation of bait bases for control of the house mouse, Mus musculus bactrianus Blyth. rao, A.M.K.M. & Prakash, I., Bull. Grain Technol. 1980, 18:111-118.

  • Observation on some microclimatic aspects in the burrows of the Indian field mouse, Mus booduga. rao, A.M.K.M., Saug.  Mitteil. 1980, 28: 310-311.

  • Impact of cyclone on the rodent population of Andhra Pradesh. rao, A.M.K.M., J.Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 1980, 77:526-527.

  • Reproductive biology of spiny field mouse, Mus platythrix. rao, A.M.K.M., Bennett. J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 1981, 78:162-164.

  • Activity and hoarding behaviour of Indian desert gerbil, Meriones hurrianae. rao, A.M.K.M. & Prakash, I., Indian J. Exptl. Biol., 1981, 19:792-793.

  • Diversity among edaphic factors of burrows dwelling agricultural pests. rao, A.M.K.M., Indian J. Plant Prot., 1981, 9:169-172.

  • Comparison of the three methods for rodent damage survey in rice fields. Singh, C.D. & rao, A.M.K.M., Indian J. Plant Prot., 1982, 10: 98-99.

  • Efficacy of crown baiting with warfarin and Bromadiolone against rodents in coconut palms in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. rao, A.M.K.M., Melkote, V.L., Subiah, K.S. & Rao A.R. Indian Coconut J. 1984, 5 (1): 6-9.

  • Food composition of the lesser bandicoot rat, Bandicota bengalensis and Indian field mouse, Mus booduga around Tirupati. rao, A.M.K.M., Indian J. Plant Prot., 1983, 11:73-75.

  • Adreno gonadal responses to crowding stress in the Indian field mouse Mus booduga. rao, A.M.K.M. & Purushotam, K.R., Indian J. Comp. Anim.Physiology., 1984, 2:4-7.

  • Field evaluation of Bromadiolone against field and commensal rodents. rao, A.M.K.M., Pest management 1984, 4:11.

  • Evaluation of Tom Cat fumigation. rao, A.M.K.M., Pest management, 1984, 4: 11-12.

  • Rodenticidal evaluation of Zinc phosphide to the house mouse, Mus musculus bactrianus. rao, A.M.K.M. & Prakash I., Indian J. Plant Prot. 1985, 13: 61-63.

  • Crop losses due to rodents: An overview. rao, A.M.K.M. & Joshi, N.C., Indian J. Entomology, 1986, 48(4): 366-371

  • Role of rodents in wildlife management. In: Winter Institute on Wildlife Management. Rao, a.m.k.m, Andhra Univ., Waltair.1986.

  • The present status of rodent control in India. rao, A.M.K.M. & Joshi, N.C., Pesticides 1987, 21: 9-11.

  • Effect of bund dimensions on rodent infestation in irrigated rice fields. Sharma, V.K. & rao, A.M.K.M., IRRI Newsletter 1989, 14 (2) 40.

  • Vertebrate pest management In : 40 years of Plant Protection in India (Ed. D.B. Reddy ) PPAI, Prakash, I. & rao, A.M.K.M., Hyderabad. 1988, 46-56.

  • Changing scenario of rodents in India. In : National Seminar on changing scenario in pest Management in India. (Ed. Rao, M V B and Sharma, H C) Rao, A.M.K.M, Hyderabad, 1992, 203-208.

  • Integrated rodent pest management. In: Rodents in Indian Agriculture (Prakash, I and Ghosh, P.K. Ed.), Rao, A.M.K.M, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 1992, 651-658.

  • The mice Mus. Spp. In : Rodents in Indian Agriculture. (Ed. Prakash, I. And Ghosh, PK) Rao, A.M.K.M & Balasubramanyam, M, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 1992, 147-164.

  • Education and Training. In: Rodents in Indian Agriculture (Ed. I. Prakash and P.K. Ghosh). Jain, A.P & Rao, A.M.K.M, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, 1992, 669-674.

  • The construction of sample graph for the detection of warfarin tolerance. Prasad, K.S & Rao, A.M.K.M, J. Agri. Issues, 2000, 5: 83-85.

  • Responses for domestic rodent control by different sociological categories of individuals. Reddy, K.M & Rao, A.M.K.M, Pestology 2000, 24 (11): 42-44.

  • Responses to Non poisonous sticky traps by different consumer bodies in controlling rodent pests.  Reddy, K.M., & Rao, A.M.K.M, IPCA Souvenir 23rd Convention, 2000, 39-42.

  • Rural rodent control in Sichuan Province, PR China. Rao, A.M.K.M  War Against Rats Newsletter, 2002, 13: 5-6.

  • Rodent problems in India and strategies for their management. In: Rats, Mice and People: Rodent Biology and Management (Eds. Singleton, GR., Krebs, CJ and Spratt, DM), Rao, A.M.K.M., ACIAR, Canberra : 2003, 229-232.

  • Current situation of rodent problem in bamboo flowering areas of Manipur. Tripathi, R.S., Rao, A.M.K.M & Pathak, K.A., Rodent Newsletter 2004, 28: 29-31.

  • Rodent management in Godavari delta districts of Andhra Pradesh. Rao, A.M.K.M , Rodent Newsletter 2004, 28: 10-12.

  • Socio-economic impact of rodent control campaigns in Andhra Pradesh. Shivanna, E & Rao, A.M.K.M , Rodent Newsletter 2005, 29: 2-4.

  • Preventive measures for Leptospirosis: Rodent Control. Rao, A.M.K.M , Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2006, 24 (4): 325-328.

  • Eco-friendly Management of Rodents in Crop Protection, In: National Conference on Organic Waste Utilization and Eco-friendly Technologies for Crop Protection. Rao, A.M.K.M , Plant Protection Association of India, Hyderabad, 2007, 28-31.

  • Rodent Pest Management in North East India. Rajendran T.P., Tripathi, R.S., Dutta, B.C., Bora, D.K. & Rao, A.M.K.( Editors), CAZRI, Jodhpur, 2007, p.34

  • Status of bamboo flowering and rodent situation in Meghalaya and Tripura. Rao, A.M.K.M and Tripathi, R.S, Rodent Newsletter 2008, 32: 6-7.

  • Emerging rodent problems in South India and the strategies for their management. Rao, A.M.K.M, Sustainable Agriculture Souvenir, ANGRAU, Hyderabad 2008, 89-96.

  • Field efficacy of castor based repellent – Ecodon on rodent incidence in rice. S.B. Nilesh., Rao, A.M.K.M, Rodent Newsletter 2009, 33: 13-14.

  • Role of pest control Managers in Integrated Rodent Management. Rao, A.M.K.M, IPCA Souvenir 2010, 17-22.

  • Rodents and their management in Andaman and Nicobar islands. Ajantha, B., Tripathi, R.S., Rao, A.M.K.M and Srivastava, R.C., ICAR, Portblair, Technical bulletin 2010, 1-27.

  • Laboratory evaluation of germinated and non germinated grains as rodenticide bait base for control of three rodent species in Cauvery delta, Tamil Nadu, India. Sakthivel, P., Neelanarayanan, P and Rao, A.M.K.M. Pestology 2011, 35 (8): 36-44.

  • Persistence of Ready-to-use zinc phosphide baits vis-vis rodent control success in rice. Rao, A.M.K.M. 2011 Rodent newsletter 35 (3/4): 27-28

  • Rodent control in poultry production. Rao, A.M.K.M., Proc. Intern. Symposium on Emerging Challenges in Poultry Health and Disease Control, Hyderabad, 2012, 113-116.

  • Rodent pest management in poultry farm, feed and hatchery. Singh, D., Bhanja, S.K. and Rao, A.M.K.M., Technical Bulletin, 2012, 1–12 pp., Project Directorate on Poultry, Hyderabad

  • Success story on reduction of Leptospirosis incidence with anti rodent campaigns in Gujarat, Thakar, G., Panelia, S.K., Tripathi, R.S and Rao, A.M.K.M. 2012. Rodent newsletter 36 (1-4): 12-13

  • Performance of different bait stations on bait intake in poultry and other structural environs. Rao, A.M.K.M., Sakthivel, Rao, N.S and VDS Alva. 2013. Egg-Broiler

  • Toxicity, Symptoms of poisoning, first aid and medical treatment for rodenticides. Rao, A.M.K.M. and Reddy, K.M. 2013. Pestology, 37 (10): 44-49.

  • Efficacy of Non Poisonous castor based repellent against wild boar (Sus scrofa)  in sorghum crop around Hyderabad. Sakthivel., Rao, A.M.K.M., Rao, N.S and Reddy, P. 2013. Pestology 37(11): 26-29.

  • Chemicals for the Management of Rodent Pests and Vectors - A compilation of Literature. Rao, A.M.K.M. 2014. FABS, Chevella, 1-421..

  • Proceedings of the Workshop on Current Scenario of Rodenticides and their Future Outlook. Edited by Rao, A.M.K.M. 2014. FABS, ICAR and ANGRAU, Hyderabad, 1-48 pp. 

  • Use of tracking tiles - An effective method for rodent population assessment in structures. N.S. Rao, Sakthivel, Rao, A.M.K.M. and Mayline, T.S. 2014. Pestology, 38(4): 54-57

  • Observations on reduction of Leptospirosis incidence with anti rodent campaigns in Gujarat during 2012. Thakar, G., Panelia, S.K., Rao, N.S. and Rao, A.M.K.M. 2014. Rodent Newsletter 38 (1-4): 4-6.

  • Role of rodents in poultry environs and their management. Rao, A.M.K.M and Sakthivel, P 2015. Journal of Dairy, Veterinary and Animal Research 2(3): 1 - 9.

  • Rodent Pests of Arunachal Pradesh and their Management. Kumawat, M.M., Tripathi, R.S., Toge, R., Pandey, A.K. and rao, A.M.K.M 2016. Technical Bulletin 34, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh, 1-72.

  • Current Status of Urban Pest Management in India. Mohan Rao A. M. K. 2016, Pestology 40 (12): 42-45

  • Trends of vector borne diseases in the west and likely climate impact. Rao, A.M.K.M 2017  International Pest Control 59 (4): 202-204


      Scenario of Structural pest and vector management in civic bodies of India. Rao, A.M.K.M. and Reddy, K.M. 2018. Savounir, Indian Pest Control Association, New Delhi, 10-14​.


Perspectives in rodents in human habitations and their management: Issues and Solutions. A.M.K.Mohan Rao. 2018. Pestology 42 (10): 25-28.

Extension guidelines for pest/vector management in human habitations. 2019. (Rao, A.M.K.M Editor) MANAGE, Hyderabad 1-223.

Community rodent control campaigns: Andhra Pradesh Model. 2019. Rao, N.S and Rao, A.M.K.M. AINP on VPM Tech Bulletin 2, Maruteru, 1-17 pp

Bioecology of Lesser bandicoot rat, Bengalensis bengalensis Gray $ Hardwicke. Rao, N.S., Rao, A.M.K.M., Tripathi, R.S., Kishore, M.N., Anusha, B and Kumar, A 2019. AINP ON VPM Technical Bull, 3: 1-31.

Bioefficacy of difenacoum and flocoumafen in India. 2019. Tripathi, R.S., Chaudhary, V and Rao, A.M.K.M. 2019. ICAR-CAZRI, Jodhpur 1- 64.​

Sampling model on the surveillance of Covid-19 virus among human populations. Rao, AMKM., Kanchana, N.D. and Sharma, S.N. 2020. L Communicable Diseases 52 (2): 31-36

Rodent Control a Tool for Prevention of Leptospirosis - A Success Story on Human Leptospirosis with Gujarat State. Rao, A.M.K.M., 2020.Journal of Communicable Diseases, 52 (3): 38-42

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