General Informations

  • Join Date: 27/08/1996
  • College: College of Agriculture
  • Department: Nematology
  • Office Email: debanand.das[at]

Education Details

B. Sc. (Agriculture)

College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-13

M. Sc (Agriculture)

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-13

Ph. D

CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

Employment History

07-01-1994 - 03-01-1995
Senior Research Fellow

Assam Agricultural University

04-01-1995 - 26-08-1996
Research Associate

Assam Agricultural University

28-08-1996 - 31-05-2004
Junior Scientist

Assam Agricultural University

01-06-2004 - 11-06-2009
Subject Matter Specialist in KVK

Assam Agricultural University

12-06-2009 - 30-09-2016
Entomologist cum Nematologist

Assam Agricultural University

01-10-2016 - 17-11-2021
Principal Scientist

Assam Agricultural University

18-11-2021 -
Principal Scientist

Assam Agricultural University

08-08-2023 - Till date
Principal Scientist and Principal Investigator

Assam Agricultural University

  • Six new plant-parasitic nematodes described as new to science.
  • Two plant-parasitic nematodes were described for the first time from Assam.

    Trichodorus borai was reported for the first time from Assam in banana plantation
  • Two insect pests (one from banana and the other from jackfruit) was reported for the first time from Assam,
  • Associated with the development of three nematode management technology (two in rice and the other in citrus) which are included in PoP
  • Associated with the development of technology for the management of banana leaf and fruit scarring betting for National Recommendation
  • Two videos on the feeding behavior of nematodes uploaded on Youtube (with Dr. H. K. Bajaj)
  • Published 71 research papers in National and international journals, 11 book chapters, 47 abstracts of papers and numbers of extension bulletins and articles
  • External question setter M. sc and Ph. D. courses
  • Vice-Chancellor's nominee for the selection committee for promotion to Professor (OUAT, Bhubaneswar)
  • Referee (reviewer) of journals for evaluation of research paper for publication
  • Guest Lecturer for Central Agricultural University, Borapani, Meghalaya
  • Entomological society of India
    Annual Member
  • Nematological Society of India
    Life Member
  • Assam Science Society
    Life Member
  • Assam Science Writer Association
    Life Member
  • Association for Advancement for Pest management in Horticultural Ecosystem (AAPHME)
    Life Member