I. Jagadish Chandra

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Of 1600 known species of yeasts, about 70 are known to be oleaginous, defined as being able to accumulate over 20 % intracellular lipids. These yeasts have value for fundamental and applied research. A survey of yeasts from the Phaff Yeast Culture Collection, University of California Davis was performed to identify additional oleaginous species within the(More)
Laboratory and field studies were conducted to study the suitability and efficacy ofBrinckochrysa scelestes Banks as a predator onMyzus persicae Sulzer in tobacco fields. Laboratory bred 2nd instar larvae ofB. scelestes at 6 per tobacco plant reduced the aphid population to the extent of 78% in 2 weeks. The movement of the predatory larvae on the tobacco(More)
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