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educator , Entomologist

Nachhattar Singh Butter, Indian entomologist, educator. Achievements include research in economic threshold for cotton pests particularly whitefly and bollworm; development of morphological,biochemical and nutritional bases of resistance to cotton; development of screening techniques for screening cotton germplasm against whitefly of cotton; development of integrated pest management for cotton pests management.

Background

Butter, Nachhattar Singh was born on October 13, 1948 in Bathinda, India. Son of Naginder Singh Butter and Bachan Kaur.

Education

Business activity statement, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1971. Master of Science in Entomology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1976.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow, council science, industrial research Punjab Agricultural University, 1976—1977, assistant entomologist, 1977—1987, entomologist, 1987—1994, professor incharge plant clinic, 1994—2006, professor plant protection, 1994—2008, professor & head, department entomology, 2006—2008. Visiting researcher Indo-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Protocol, 1987. Trainee National Academy Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, 1990.

President Journal Insect Science, 2006—2008. Editorial board member Indian Journal Entomology.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in economic threshold for cotton pests particularly whitefly and bollworm. Development of morphological,biochemical and nutritional bases of resistance to cotton. Development of screening techniques for screening cotton germplasm against whitefly of cotton.

    Development of integrated pest management for cotton pests management.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Remained president Guru Co-operative House Building Society Barewal, Ludhiana. Expert member, conducting selection teachers several universities. Fellow: India Society Advancement Insect Science, Entomological Society India.

Member: Indian Journal Entomology (editl.mem.), Bt Cotton Introduction Team, India.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, walking.

Connections

Married Shawinder Pal Kaur, January 16, 1977. Children: Raminder Kaur, Amarinder Singh.

father:
Naginder Singh Butter

mother:
Bachan Kaur

spouse:
Shawinder Pal Kaur

child:
Raminder Kaur Butter

child:
Amarinder Singh Butter