Faculty & Staff

Natraj Krishnan

Assistant Professor
Discipline: Entomology

Specialty: Insect Physiology
Email: nk260@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-2978
Office Location: Clay Lyle Entomology Building, Room 133

Mailing Address
Box 9775
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Physical Address
100 Old Hwy. 12
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Publications on Pubmed

Courses Taught

  • EPP 4335/6335 - Anatomy and Physiology of Insects

Society Membership

  • Entomological Society of America
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology

Research Interests

  • Insect-Plant Interactions
  • Oxidative stress and regulation of antioxidant response in insect digestion
  • Endocrine and circadian control of response to oxidative stress
  • Circadian regulation of cellular homeostasis

Recent Publications

  • Adams, A., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, N. Krishnan, J. T. Irby. 2016. Residual and systemic efficacy of chlorantraniliprole and flubendiamide against corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in soybean. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(6):2411-2417. Download
  • Adams, A., J. Gore, A. L. Catchot, F. Musser, D. R. Cook, N. Krishnan, J. T. Irby. 2016. Susceptibility of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) neonates to diamide insecticides in the Midsouthern and Southeastern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(5):2205-2209. Download
  • Fleming, D. E., N. Krishnan, A. L. Catchot, F. R. Musser. 2016. Susceptibility to insecticides and activities of glutathion S-transferase and esterase in populations of Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera:Miridae) in Mississippi. Pest Management Science 72(8):1595-1603. Download
  • Giejdasz, K., M. Fliszkiewicz, A. Bednarova, N. Krishnan. 2016. Reproductive potential and nesting effects of Osmia rufa (syn. bicornis) female (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Apicultural Science 60(1). Download
  • Bednarova, A., D. Kodrik, N. Krishnan. 2013. Adipokinetic hormone exerts its antioxidative effects using a conserved signal-transduction mechanism involving both PKC and cAMP by mobilizing extra- and intracellular Ca2+ stores. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 158(3):142-149. Download