Dr. K. Baskar (Ph.D.)


A Ph.D. in Entomology-Zoology (Insect Toxicology and Phytochemistry) from the University of Madras, Dr. K. Baskar has specialized in the field of agricultural & household entomology and ecotoxicology. With over 16 years of research experience, including 6 months of teaching, he has published more than 90 papers in the field of entomology, especially in agricultural pest management and ecotoxicology. He is an editor and reviewer for a few international journals, including SCIE journals.

Dr. Baskar was the Entomologist at AL-YAMAMA trading and contracting company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has even provided training to farmers and self-help groups in many villages in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts.

He is currently working as Manager and section in-charge of Ecotoxicology at ROSS Lifescience Pvt. Ltd., and is engaged in evaluating the Bio-efficacy of household and agricultural pesticides under lab and field conditions. He has been associated with Ross Lifescience for over 3 years.