T. N. Ananthakrishnan

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Taracad Narayanan Ananthakrishnan, a renowned Indian entomologist and insectecologist, will complete 90 years in December 2015 (Figure 1). He has enrichedour knowledge of Indian insects in general and thrips (Thysanoptera) in particular and of the ecology of insect–plantinteractions for over 50 years. As one who spent the maximum time with him –first, as his Ph D student working in the field of insect–plant interactions and secondly, as his colleague at the Entomology Research Institute at the Loyala College, Chennai (Madras), for 25 years –I am privileged to present this tribute celebrating his life of perseverance,focused commitment, hard work and professional attainments
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)749-753
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Science
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 10 Mar 2014


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