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Grain Science and Industry

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam

University Distinguished Professor Subi bio

SH 306
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7010 fax

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Area(s) of Specialization

Management of insects associated with stored grain and food and feed processing facilities using alternatives to pesticides

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B.S. , Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, India, 1981
M.S. Entomology, University of Minnesota, 1984
Ph.D. Entomology, University of Minnesota, 1988

Bio Brief

Dr. Subramanyam (Subi) Bhadriraju is recognized nationally and internationally for his expertise and leadership in applying integrated pest management to the protection of dry, durable commodities and their products from the farm to the fork. He was a scientist and researcher in the field of stored-product entomology and food protection before he came to K-State in May 1999. Upon his arrival he immediately began a new fundamental and applied research program in the ecology and management of insects in stored grains and grain-based products, on farms, in flour and feed mills, food warehouses and retail outlets. Recently he was appointed as the Donald A. Wilbur Endowed Professor in Stored-Product Protection. Dr. Subramanyam has publised 60 extenstion fact sheets, bulletins and popular articles in trade magazines since 1985, and 38 of those have been published while at K-State. He has a regular column in the Milling Journal. He is an active member and scientific resource person of the Food Protection Committee of the International Association of Operative Millers. 


  • Sampling/trapping stored-product insects
  • Management of stored-product insect pests with pesticide alternatives or reduced-risk pesticides
  • Development and evaluation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs for insects associated with stored grain and processed food product