Publications in National and International Journals
(1) Anita Thomas, Sarita Kumar and M. K. K. Pillai (1991) Piperonyl Butoxide as a countermeasure for deltamethrin resistance in Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Entomon, 16:1-10.
(2) Sarita Kumar, Anita Thomas and M. K. K. Pillai (1991) Involvement of mono-oxygenases as a major mechanism of deltamethrin-resistance in larvae of three species of mosquitoes. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 29: 379-384.
(3) Sarita Kumar, Arunima Sahgal and M. K. K. Pillai (1994) Development and Biochemical mechanisms of deltamethrin resistance in three species of mosquitoes. In: Proceedings of IV symposium on vector and vector borne Diseases, Bhubaneswar, Nov., 12-15, India.
(4) Arunima Sahgal, Sarita Kumar and M. K. K. Pillai (1994) Microplate Assay of elevated esterase activity in individual pyrethroid resistant mosquitoes. Journal of Biosciences, 19: 193-199.
(5)Sarita Kumar, Thomas, A., Sahgal, A., Verma, A., Samuel, T. and Pillai, M. K. K. (2002). Effect of the synergist, Piperonyl Butoxide, on the development of deltamethrin resistance in yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti L. (Diptera: Culicidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, 50: 1-8.
(6)Sarita Kumar, Thomas, A., Sahgal, A., Verma, A., Samuel, T. and Pillai, M. K. K. (2004) Variations in the insecticide resistance spectrum of Anopheles stephensi Liston on selections with deltamethrin and deltamethrin/PBO combinations. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 98: 861-871.
(7)Sarita Kumar, Thomas, A., Samuel, T., Sahgal, A., Verma, A. and Pillai, M. K. K. (2004) Stage-specific expression of resistance and behavioural response to deltamethrin and DDT selection pressure in Indian strain of Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 28:102-114.