Scientific Publications of Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar
(updated on 27 September 2017)

(A) Books

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Gadagkar, R. (2001). The Social Biology of Ropalidia marginata: Toward Understanding the Evolution of Eusociality. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. [Extract Only]

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Gadagkar, R. (1997). Survival Strategies - Cooperation and Conflict in Animal Societies. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA and Universities Press, Hyderabad, India. (Complex) Chinese language edition, International Publishing Company Ltd., Taiwan (1999). Korean language edition, Purun Media Publishing Company (2001). [Extract Only]

(B) Articles

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Mandal S., Brahma A., and Gadagkar R. (2017). Homing in a tropical social wasp: role of spatial familiarity, motivation and age. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 203, 915-927. doi:10.1007/s00359-017-1202-8

309.

Gadagkar, R. (2017). The World (of education, research and business) Is No Longer What We Imagined - A Review of - Whiplash - How to Survive Our Faster Future by J. Ito and J. Howe, Grand Central Publishing, New York (2016). Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad., 83, 717-719. doi:10.16943/ptinsa/2017/48966

308.

Gadagkar, R. (2017). Choosing a New Queen: Consensus without Conflict in a Social Wasp Colony. In: Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences. (Eds.) S.B. Gissis, E. Lamm and A.Shavit, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Masschusetts, in press.

307.

Unnikrishnan, S. and Gadagkar, R. (2017). Dominance based reproductive queue in the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia cyathiformis. Insectes Sociaux, 64:4, 495-503. doi: 10.1007/s00040-017-0568-5

306.

Gadagkar,R. (2017). The evolution of culture (or the lack thereof): mapping the conceptual space. J. Genetics, 96, 513-516. doi: 10.1007/s12041-017-0795-6

305.

Peso, M. (2017). Interview with a social insect scientist : Raghavendra Gadagkar. Insectes sociaux Blog.
https://insectessociaux.com/2017/07/20/interview-with-a-social-insect-scientist

304.

Sridhar, H. (2017). Standing conventional wisdom on its head an interview with Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar (Full interview). Ecology Students Society, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science.
https://cesess.wordpress.com/2017/07/13/standing-conventional-wisdom-on-its-head-a-conversation-with-raghavendra-gadagkar-full-interview/

303.

Sridhar, H. (2017). Standing conventional wisdom on its head Conversation with Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar [Excerpt].
https://indiabioscience.org/columns/conversations/standing-conventional-wisdom-on-its-head.

302.

Supriya, D. G. (2017). Professor Raghavendra Gadagkar: The world at his doorstep. NRI Pulse.
http://www.nripulse.com/professor-raghavendra-gadagkar-the-world-at-his-doorstep

301.

Gadagkar, R., Majumder, P.P. and Mehta, D. (2017). #TKAK (The Kith And Kin, June 24, 2017)
https://syntalk.wordpress.com/episodes/turn-three/tkak
For the Poster Click Here. For the audio of the talk Click Here [171 Mb].

300.

Gadagkar, R. and Niranjana, T. (2017). The Integrated Science Education Experiment - Centre for Contemporary Studies (CCS) - Indian Institute of Science and Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), 2006-14. - A Conversation between Raghavendra Gadagkar and Tejaswini Niranjana. In: Breaking the Silo - Integrated Science Education in India, (Eds.)Dhar, A., Niranjana, T. and Sridhar, K., Bengaluru: Orient BlackSwan, pp.38-64.

299.

Gadagkar, R. (2017). Indian National Science Academy: Guest Editorial: Some Challenges Ahead. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy. 83: pp.1-4. doi: 10.16943/ptinsa/2017/41291

298.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). The Universe - Which Tools to Understand It. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy. 83: pp. 5-7. doi: 10.16943/ptinsa/2016/48860

297.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). Foreword - Merging the spirit of Art and Science. In: Arting Science (Ed.) Bitasta Das, IISc Press, pp.7-8.

296.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). Die Zukunft könnte uns überraschen (The future could surprise us). Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, NR 280, (November 30).

295.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). A Review of - The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg by Tim Birkhead, Bloomsbury, USA, 2016. Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad., 82,1323-1324.

294.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). The ‘pay-to-publish’ model should be abolished. Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science, 70 (4): pp 403-404. doi:10.1098/rsnr.2016.0039.

293.

Bang, A. and Gadagkar,R. (2016). Winner-loser effects in a eusocial wasp. Insectes Sociaux. 63:2. pp.349-352. doi:10.1007/s00040-015-0455-x.

292.

Olejarz,J.W., Allen,B., Veller,C., Gadagkar, R. and Nowak,M.A. (2016). Evolution of Worker Policing. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 399: pp.103-116. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2016.03.001

291.

Gadagkar, R. (2016). Evolution of social behaviour in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata: do we need to look beyond kin selection? Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B. 371, 1-8. doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2015.0094

290.

Gadagkar, R. Referee Report For: Competition over guarding in the Arabian babbler (Turdoides squamiceps), a cooperative breeder [version 1; referees: 1 approved, 2 approved with reservations] F1000Research 2015, 4:618 (doi: 10.5256/f1000research.7238.r11476)

289.

Gadagkar, R. (2015). The Family System of a Social Wasp. In: The Family Emotional System – An Integrative Concept for theory, Science and Practice. (Eds.) Noone,R.J. and Papero,D.V, Lexington Books, Boulder, pp.161-183.

288.

Mandal,S. and Gadagkar, R. (2015). Homing abilities of the tropical primitively eusocial paper wasp Ropalidia marginata. Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 201, 795-802. (doi: 10.1007/s00359-015-1019-2)

287.

Mitra,A., Nettimi,R.P., Ramachandran,A., Saha,P. and Gadagkar,R. (2015). Males and females of the social wasp Ropalidia marginata do not differ in their cuticular hydrocarbon profiles and do not seem to use any long-distance volatile mate attraction cues. Insectes Sociaux, 62, 281-289.

286.

McBean, G., Reddy, D., Lee, Y. T., Jinghai, L., Clegg, M., Black, D., Erazmus, B., Ball, J., Gadagkar, R., Moreau, N., Tatsumi, K., de León, M., Buckeridge, J.; Altan, O. and de la Rey, C. (2015). International Council for Science Responds. Nature, 517:7533. pp.145.

285.

Ramaswamy, K. 2015. The Centre for Contmporary Studies [Interview with Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar]. Connect, 2(1), 15-19.

284.

Gadagkar, R. (2015). Solve local problems. Nature, 521, p.153.

283.

Gadagkar, R. (2015). How Should Biologists Engage With Controversial Mathematical Theory? Current Science, 108, 1869-1873.

282.

Gadagkar R. (2014) Cooperation. In: Reedijk, J. (Ed.) Elsevier Reference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering. Waltham, MA: Elsevier. 21-Jan-15 doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.09301-5.

281.

Roughgarden,J., Adkins-Regan,E., Akcay,E., Crawford,J.C., Gadagkar,R., Griffith,S.C., Hinde,C., Hoquet,T., O’Connor,C., Prokop,Z.M., Prum,R.O., Shafir,S., Snow,S.S., Taylor,D., Van Cleve,J. and Weisberg,M. (2014). Sexual Selection Studies: A NESCent Catalyst Meeting. Peerj Preprints, 2: pp.e680v2.  (doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.680v2).

280.

Gadagkar,R. (2014). Role of Science, Technology and Innovation in Ensuring Sustainable Inclusive Development. Proc. Indian Natn. Sci. Acad. 80, 181-183.

279.

Gadagkar,R. (2014). A Review of – Randomness in Evolution by J.T.Bonner, Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, (2013). Current Science, 106, 1312-1313.

278.

Shukla,S., Pareek,V. and Gadagkar,R. (2014). Ovarian development in a primitively eusocial wasp: Social interactions affect behaviourally dominant and subordinate wasps in opposite directions relative to solitary females. Behavioural Processes,106, 22-26.

277.

Mitra, A., Ramachandran, A., and Gadagkar, R. 2014. Nestmate discrimination in the social wasp Ropalidia marginata: chemical cues and chemosensory mechanism. Animal Behaviour 88: pp.113-124 (Supplementary Material - mp4 file - 16.6Mb)

276.

Mitra A, Gadagkar R. 2014. The Dufour’s gland and the cuticle in the social wasp Ropalidia marginata contain the same hydrocarbons in similar proportions. Journal of Insect Science 14:9. doi: 10.1093/jis/14.1.9

275.

Roughgarden,J., Adkins-Regan,E., Akcay,E., Alonso,S., Bailey,N., Crawford,J.C., Dall,S., Dhole,S., Fearon,J., Fitzpatrick,C., Gadagkar,R., Griffith,S.C., Grossbard,S., Hinde,C., Hoquet,T., Iyer,P., Milam,E., O’Connor,C., Prokop,Z.M., Prum,R.O., Richardson,S., Ritchie,M., Rosvall,K., Rubenstein,D., Safran,R., Santos,G.R., Servedio,M., Shafir,S., Shuker,D., Shuster,S., Snow,S.S., Taylor,D., Van Cleve,J., Wade,M. and Weisberg,M. (2014). Sexual Selection Studies: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions. Technical Report from a NESCent Catalyst Meeting, Durham, North Carolina, July 15-17, 2013.
For latest version please visit:
https://peerj.com/preprints/680/

274.

Shukla, S., Shilpa, M. C., and Gadagkar, R. 2013. Virgin Wasps Develop Ovaries on Par With Mated Females, but Lay Fewer Eggs. Insectes Sociaux. 60: 3. pp.345-350.

273.

Nandi, A. K., Bhadra A., Sumana A., Deshpande S.A., and Gadagkar R. 2013. The Evolution of Complexity in Social Organization- A Model Using Dominance-Subordinate Behaviour in Two Social Wasp Species. Journal of Theoretical Biology 327: pp.34-44.

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Shukla, S., Chandran, S., and Gadagkar, R. 2013. Ovarian developmental variation in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata suggests a gateway to worker ontogeny and the evolution of sociality. The Journal of Experimental Biology 216: pp.181-187.

271.

Bang, A., and Gadagkar, R. 2012. Reproductive queue without overt conflict in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109: pp.14494-14499.

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Gadagkar, R.. (2012).The Luxury of Introspection. In: Über das Kolleg hinaus - Joachim Nettelbeck, dem Sekretär des Wissenschaftskollegs 1981 bis 2012. (Beyond the college - Joachim Nettelbeck, the Secretary of the Wissenschaftskollegs from 1981 to 2012). Edited by Mamadou Diawara, Klaus Günther, and Reinhart Meyer-Kalkus. Berlin: Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. pp. 152-157. ISBN: 978-3-934045-16-3.

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Mitra, A., and Gadagkar, R. 2012. Queens and Workers of the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia marginata do not Differ in Their Dufour’s Gland Morphology. Sociobiology. Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 875-884.

268.

Mitra,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2012). Road to Royalty – Transition of Potential Queen to Queen in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia marginata. Ethology, 118, 694-702.

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Mitra, A., and Gadagkar, R. 2012. Queen signal should be honest to be involved in maintenance of eusociality: chemical correlates of fertility in Ropalidia marginata. Insectes Sociaux 59: pp.251-255.

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Saha,P.. Balasubramaniam,K.N., Kalyani,J.N., Supriya,K., Padmanabhan,A. and Gadagkar, R. (2012). Clinging to royalty: Ropalidia marginata queens can employ both pheromone and aggression. Insect Soc., 59,41-44.

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Shilpa,M.C., Sen,R., Samudre,S. and Gadagkar,R. (2012). Males, but not females, mate with multiple partners: a laboratory study of a primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Insect Soc., 59,61-65.

264.

Gadagkar,R. (2011). Reproduction: the almost forgotten currency of fitness. Current Science, 101, 725-726.

263.

Gadagkar,R.(2011). Altruistic Wasps? Science, 333, 833-834.

262.

Kaube, J. (2011). The Ten Commandments of Successful Research on Wasps - and All Other Types of Research (Interview of Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar), Köpfe und Ideen, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study), Berlin, Germany, pp.10-15.

261.

Sen,R. and Gadagkar,R. (2011). Behavioural and morphological dimorphism of the sexes: an account of two primitively eusocial wasps. Journal of Natural History, 45, 1295-1309.

260.

Gadagkar, R. (2011).  The birth of ant genomics. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, USA, 106, 10407-10414.

259.

Gadagkar,R. (2011).  Science as a hobby: how and why I came to study the social life of an Indian Primitively eusocial wasp. Current Science, 100, 845-858.

Hindi Version:
Citation for Hindi Version.

258.

Gadagkar,R. (2011). War and Peace - Conflict & Cooperation in an Insect Society. Science Reporter, January, 8-12.

257.

Gadagkar, R. (2010). What can we learn from insect societies? In: Nature and Culture (Eds.) R.Narasimha and S.Menon), Centre for Studies in Civilizations (CSC) and Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture (PHSPC), Volume XIV, Part 1, New Delhi, pp.357-365.

256.

Mitra,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2011).  Can Dufour’s gland compounds honestly signal fertility in the primitively  eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata?  Naturwissenschaften, 98, 157-161.

255.

Mitra,A., Saha,P., Chaoulideer,M.E., Bhadra,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2011). Chemical communication in Ropalidia marginata: are caste and colony signals conveyed through the same set of chemicals? Journal of Insect Physiology, 57, 280-284..

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Gadagkar,R. (2010). War and Peace: Conflict and Cooperation in a Tropical Insect Society. In: Common Knowledge: The Challenge of Transdisciplinarity (Eds.) Moira Cockell, Jérôme Billotte, Frédéric Darbellay, and Francis Waldvogel, EPFL Press, pp. 75-96.

253.

Gadagkar,R. (2010).  CSIR Foundation Day Lecture : War and Peace: Conflict and Cooperation in an Insect Society. CSIR News, 60, 221-224.

252.

Gadagkar, R. (2010). Profile – In love with Ropalidia marginata: 34 years, and still going strong. In: Social Behaviour – Genes, Ecology and Evolution (Eds.) Székely,T., Moore,A.J. and Komdeur,J., Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp.85-87. doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511781360.008

251.

Gadagkar, R. (2010). Sociobiology in turmoil again. Current Science, 99 (8), 1036-1041.

250.

Karnik,N., Channaveerappa,H., Ranganath,H.A. and Gadagkar,R. (2010). Karyotype instability in the ponerine ant genus Diacamma. Journal of Genetics, 89 (2), 173-182,

249.

Gadagkar,R. (2009). Foreword – Glimpses into the World of Insects by Thomas,R. and Iyer,G., Rishi Valley Education Centre, Krishnamurti Foundation India, Andhra Pradesh.

248.

Shilpa,M.C., Sen, R. and Gadagkar, R. (2010). Nestmateship, body size and dominance do not influence mate choice in males and females: A laboratory study of a primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Behavioural Processes, 85, 42-46.

247.

Gadagkar,R. (2010). Foreword.  A Concise Field Guide to Indian Insects & Arachnids by Meenakshi Venkataraman, Simova Education and Research, Madhavanagar, Bangalore, p. vi –vii.

246.

Gadagkar,R. (2010). In love with Ropalidia marginata : 34 years, and still going strong. In: Social Behaviour: Genes, Ecology and Evolution (Eds.) Tamas Szekely, Allen J. Moore and Jan Komdeur, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 85-87.

245.

Bhadra,A., Mitra,A., Deshpande,S.A., Chandrasekhar,K., Naik,D.G., Hefetz,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2010). Regulation of Reproduction in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia marginata: on the trail of the queen pheromone. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 36, 424-431.

244.

Sen,R. and Gadagkar,R. (2010). Natural history and behaviour of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata (Hymenoptera: Vespidae): a comparison of the two sexes. Journal of Natural History, 44, 959-968.

243.

Bang,A., Deshpande,S., Sumana,A. Gadagkar,R. (2010). Choosing an appropriate index to construct dominance hierarchies in animal societies: A comparison of three indices. Animal Behaviour, 79, 631-636. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.12.009

242.

Sen, R., Samudre,S., Shilpa,M.C., Tarak,R.C. and Gadagkar,R. (2010). Middle aged wasps mate through most of the year, without regard to body size, ovarian development and nestmateship: a laboratory study of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata”. Insectes Sociaux, 57,95-103.

241.

Gadagkar,R. (2009). A Review of - The Social Amoebae :The Biology of Cellular Slime Molds' by J.T.Bonner, Princeton University Press, Princeton (2009). Current Science, 97,1675-1676.

240.

Gadagkar, R. (2009) A Review of - The Lives of Ants by Laurent Keller and Élisabeth Gordon (Translated from French by James Grieve), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009. Myrmecol. News, 13, 29-30.

239.

Gadagkar,R. (2009). Open access does more harm than good when based on a ‘pay to publish’ business model. Physiology News, 75, p.46.

238.

Gadagkar,R. (2009). In Praise of Organismal Biology, Proceedings of the Platinum Jubilee of the Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, pp.37-41.

237.

Gadagkar,R. (2009). Why are animals (and humans) nice to each other? In: Current Trends in Science – Platinum Jubilee Special, (Ed.) N. Mukunda, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, pp.191-197.

236.

Nagendra,H. and Gadagkar,R. (2009) (Guest Editors: Special Section – Science and Society).  In this issue - Society and Science: Interdisciplinary Exchanges, Current Science, 97, 1513-1514.

235.

Mossman,K. (2009). Profile of Raghavendra Gadagkar. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106, 10404-10406.

234.

Klein,S. (2009) Interview of Prof. Raghavendra Gadagkar, Die Zeit/Zeit Magazin, 21-23.

233.

Johny,S., Charkaborty,S. Gadagkar,R. and Nagaraju,J. (2009). Polymorphic microsatellite loci for primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Molecular Ecology Resources, 9 (4) 1172-1175.

232.

Gadagkar, R. (2009). Interrogating an Insect Society. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106, 10407-10414.
[to be reprinted in the year book 2008-2009, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin].

231.

Bhadra,A., Jordan,F., Sumana,A., Deshpande,S.A. and Gadagkar,R. (2009). A comparative social network analysis of wasp colonies and classrooms: linking network structure to functioning. Ecological Complexity, 6, 48-55.

230.

Nagendra,H. and Gadagkar,R. (Guest Editors) Special Section: Society & Science – Interdisciplinary Exchanges. Current Science, Vol. 97, 10th December 2009.

229.

Gadagkar,R. (2008). Open-access more harm than good in developing world. Nature, 453, p.450

228.

Gadagkar,R. (2008). What’s happening at the Centre for Contemporary Studies and Why? Voices, No.6, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

227.

Gadagkar,R. (2008). Why I do not discourage my students from “wasting” their time with the “theatre”? MOITREE, The Bangla Theatre Festival in Bengaluru, 3-4.

226.

Gadagkar, R. (2008). Why are animals nice to each other? In:The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Natural World, (Ed.) M.J. Benton, Thames & Hudson Ltd., London, pp.225-228.

225.

Gadagkar,R. (2008). Cooperation. In: Behavioural Ecology.Vol.1 of Encyclopedia of Ecology, (Eds.) S.E.Jorgensen and Fath,B.D., Elsevier Ltd., Oxford, pp.776-777.

224.

Bhadra,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2008). We know that the wasps ‘know’: cryptic successors to the queen in Ropalidia marginata. Biol. Lett., 4, 634-637.

223.

Lamba,S., Chandrasekhar,K. and Gadagkar,R. (2008). Signalling hunger through aggression - the regulation of foraging in a primitively eusocial wasp.  Naturwissenschaften, 95, 677-680.

222.

Sumana,A., Deshpande S.A., Bhadra,A. and Gadagkar, R. (2008). Workers of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata do not perceive their queen across a wire mesh partition. Journal of Ethology, 26, 207-212.

221.

Gadagkar, R. (2007). Rats are nicer than we think, at least to each other. Journal of Biosciences, 32 (7), 1223-1225.

220.

Gadagkar, R. (2007). Foreword – The Evolution of Social Wasps by J.H.Hunt, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007, pp.vii-ix.

219.

Bhadra,A., Iyer,P., Sumana,A., Deshpande,S.A., Ghosh,S. and Gadagkar,R. (2007). How do workers of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata detect the presence of their queens? Journal of Theoretical Biology, 246, 574-582.

218.

Lamba,S., Kazi,Y.C., Deshpande,S., Natesh,M., Bhadra,A. and Gadagkar,R. (2007). A possible novel function of dominance behaviour in queen-less colonies of the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Behavioural Processes, 74, 351-356.

217.

Gadagkar,R. (2006). Exporting Metaphors, Concepts and Methods from the Natural Sciences to the Social Sciences and vice versa. In: Understanding Change – Models, Methodologies, and Metaphors (Eds.) Wimmer,A. and Kossler,R., Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp.187-195.

216.

Deshpande,S.A., Sumana,A., Surbeck,M. and Gadagkar,R. (2006). Wasp who would be queen: A comparative study of two primitively eusocial species. Current Science, 91 (3), 332-336.

215.

Sen, R. andGadagkar,R. (2006). Males of the social wasp Ropalidia marginata can feed larvae, given an opportunity. Animal Behaviour, 71,345-350.

214.

Bruyndonckx,N., Kardile,S.P. and Gadagkar,R. (2006). Dominance behaviour and regulation of foraging activity in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Behavioural Processes, 72, 100-103.

213.

Gadagkar,R. and Nowotny,H. (2006). Konflikt oder Kooperation. Strategien tierischer und menschlicher Gemeinschaften. In: Thema: Warum Krieg? Texte und Protokolle zum Briefwechsel  Albert Einstein – Sigmund Freud, von Schlebrügge, J. (Ed.)  Bruno Kriesky Forum fur internationalen Dialog, pp.160-170.

212.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). Who First Invented Agriculture? In: Indian Institute of Science Pensioners’ Association Bangalore, Silver Gubilee, 1980-2005. Souvenir, pp.9-10.

211.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). The Evolution of a Biologist in an Interdisciplinary Environment. In: 25 Jahre Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin 1981-2006, (Eds.) Grimm,D. and Meyer-Kalkus,R., Berlin, Academie Verlag, pp.167-180.

210.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). Guest Editorial - Some Reflections on the Pursuit and Evaluation of Science. Current Science, 90 (4), 473-474.

209.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). Subaltern Insect Societies – A Review of –The Other insect Societies  by James T. Costa, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachussets and London (2006), Science, 314, p.1391.

208.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). (Editor). Proceedings of the DST Workshop on “Methods in Behavioural Ecology” organised at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore from 16th-28th January 2006, Technical Report No. 108 (unpublished).

207.

Gadagkar, R. (2006). Readings in Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution. Technical Report No. 107(unpublished).

206

Kardile,S.P. and Gadagkar,R. (2005). Observations on the Natural History and Behaviour of the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia cyathiformis (Fab.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 102 (3), 265-273.

205.

Gadagkar, R. (2005). “Nothing in Biology Makes Sense Except in the Light of Evolution” – A Review of The Theory of Evolution by John Maynard Smith, Canto Edition, Cambridge University Press, (1993). Resonance – journal of science education,10 (11), 95-97.

204.

Gadagkar, R. (2005). The Logic of Animal Conflict. Resonance – journal of science education, 10(11) p.5.

203.

Gadagkar, R. (2005). Obituary – Ernst Mayr (1904-2005). Journal of Genetics, 84(1), 87-89.

202.

Gadagkar, R. (2005). Donald Griffin Strove to give Animals their Due. Resonance – journal of science education, 10(2) 3-5.

201.

Gadagkar, R. and Chandrashekara,K. (2005). Behavioral Diversity and its Apportionment in a Primitively Eusocial Wasp. In: Insect Phenotypic Plasticity – Diversity of Responses (Eds.) T.N.Ananthakrishnan and Douglas Whitman, Science Publishers, Inc., Enfield, USA and Plymouth, UK, pp.107-124.

200.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). Sex…Only if Really Necessary in a Feminine Monarchy. Science, 306, 1694-1695.

199.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). Genetically engineered monogamy in voles lends credence to the modus operandi of behavioural ecology. Journal of Genetics, 83 (2), 25-27.

198.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). John Maynard Smith  6 January 1920 – 19 April 2004. Journal of Biosciences, 29(2), 139-141.

197.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). Next time we hear a frog croak, let’s say thank you! Current Science, 86 (1), 15-16.

196.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). Life, Mind and Consciousness. Papers read at a Seminar held at the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, India on 16, 17 and 18 January 2004, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, pp.232-252

195.

Agrahari,M. and Gadagkar,R. (2004). Division of labour and its regulation in a primitively eusocial wasp. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Frontier Areas of Entomological Research, Nov. 5-7 2003 (Eds.) Subrahmanyam,B., Ramamurthy,V.V. and Singh,V.S., Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, pp. 237-253.

194.

Ramaswamy,K., Peeters,C., Yuvana,S.P., Varghese,T., Pradeep,H.D., Dietemann,V., Vedham,K., Cobb,M. and Gadagkar, R. (2004). Social mutilation in the Ponerine ant Diacamma: cues originate in the victims. Insectes Sociaux, 51, 410-413.

193.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). Why do honey bee workers destroy each other’s eggs? Journal of Biosciences, 29(3), 101-105.

192.

Agrahari,M. and Gadagkar, R. (2004). Hard working nurses rather than over-aged nurses permit Ropalidia marginata to respond to the loss of young individuals. Insectes Sociaux, 51, 306-307.

191.

Varghese,T., Kolatkar,M. and Gadagkar,R. (2004). Checklist of ants in the Insect Museum. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.104 (unpublished).

190.

Gadagkar, R. (2004). (Editor). Proceedings of the DST Workshop on “Methods in Behavioural Ecology” organised at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore from 12th-24th January 2004, Technical Report No. 103 (unpublished).

189.

Gadagkar, R. (2003). WIKO - A Veritable Incubator for Competent Radicals. Wissenschaftskolleg, Jahrbuch 2001/2002, 79-86. 

188.

Kardile,S.P. and Gadagkar, R. (2003). Regulation of worker activity in the  primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia cyathiformis. Behaviour, 140, 1219-1234.

187.

Karpagakunjaram,V., Nair, P., Varghese,T., Royappa,G., Kolatkar,M. and Gadagkar, R. (2003). Contributions to the biology of the queenless ponerine ant, Diacamma ceylonense. Journal of  Bombay Natural History Society, 100 (2&3), 533-543. 

186.

Gadagkar, R. (2003). Is the peacock merely beautiful or also honest? Current Science, 85 (7) 1012-1020.

185.

Sumana, A. and Gadagkar, R. (2003). Ropalidia marginata – a primitively eusocial wasp society headed by docile queens. Current Science, 84, 1464-1468.

184.

Agrahari,M. and Gadagkar,R. (2003). Juvenile hormone accelerates ovarian development and does not affect age polyethism in the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata. Journal of Insect Physiology, 49, 217-222.

183.

Gadagkar,R. (2002). Two Cultures at the Wissenschaftskolleg. Wissenschaftskolleg, Jahrbuch 2000/2001, 68-75. 

182.

Cuvillier-Hot, V., Gadagkar, R., Peeters, C. and Cobb, M. (2002). Regulation of reproduction in a queenless ant: aggression, pheromones and reduction in conflict. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B.,269, 1295-1300.

181.

Kardile, S.P. and Gadagkar, R. (2002). Docile sitters and active fighters in paper wasps: a tale of two queens.  Naturwissenschaften, 89, 176-179.

180.

Gadagkar, R. (2001). Bill Hamilton – The Greatest Darwinian Since Darwin. Resonance – journal of science Education, April, 4-5.

179.

Gadagkar, R. (2001). (Editor). Proceedings of the workshop on “Methods in Behavioural Ecology” organised at Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from 17th-29th December 2001, Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Technical Report No. 91 (unpublished).

178.

Gadagkar, R. (2001). Division of Labour and Organization of Work in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia marginata. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, B67, 397-422.

177.

Gopinath,A., Gadagkar, R. and Rao, M.R.S. (2001). Identification of polymorphic microsatellite loci in the queenless ponerine ant Diacamma ceylonense. Molecular Ecology Notes, 1, 126-127.

176.

Sumana, A. and Gadagkar,R. (2001). The structure and dominance hierarchies in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata. Ethology, Ecology & Evolution, 13, 273-281.

175.

Gadagkar,R. (2000). Biology versus computers. Current Science, 78 (7) p.768.

174.

Gadagkar, R. (2000). ‘Ant’ics and antibiotics. A Review of  - The Earth Dwellers – Adventures in the Land of Ants by E.Hoyt, Simon & Schuster (1996). Down to Earth, 9 (3), 58-59.

173.

Gadagkar, R. (2000).  Caring for our co-inhabitants – on the campus and beyond! Preface to the Special Issue on Biodiversity. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, Vol. 80, November – December.

172.

Gadagkar, R. (2000). Genomic imprinting – some interesting implications for the evolution of social behaviour. Resonance – journal of science education, 5 (9) 58-68.

171.

Gadagkar, R. (2000). The Origin and Resolution of Conflicts in Animal Societies – The Case of the Bees and the Birds. Resonance – journal of science education, 5(4) 62-73.

170.

Gadagkar,R. (2000). Do our maternal and paternal genes pull us in different directions ? Current Science, 78, 376-380.

169.

Gadagkar, R. (2000). The True Origin of Agriculture – Credit Goes to the Ants. Resonance – journal of science education, 5(2) 76-79.

168.

Gadagkar, R.  (Guest Editor). Special issue on Biodiversity. Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, Vol. 80, November- December 2000.

167.

Fisher, B.L., Malsch, A.K.F., Gadagkar, R., Delabie, J.H.C., Vasconcelos, H.L. and Majer, J.D. (2000). Applying the ALL Protocol: Selected Case Studies. In: Ants: Standard Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Biodiversity (Biology Diversity Handbook Series). (Eds.) D. Agosti, J.D. Majer, L.E. Alonso and T.R. Schultz, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, pp.207-214.

166.

Gadagkar, R., Nair, P., Chandrashekara, K., Bhat, D.M. (2000). Ants species diversity in the Western Ghats, India. In: Sampling Ground-dwelling Ants: Case Studies from the World’s Rain Forests. (Eds.) D.Agosti, J.Majer, L.Alonso, and T.Schultz, Curtin University, School of Environmental Biology, Bulletin No.18, Perth, Australia, pp.19-30.

165.

Gadagkar, R. (1999). Caenorhabditis and the cost of sex – Reply from R. Gadagkar. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 14, 33-34.

164.

Naug, D. and Gadagkar, R. (1999). Flexible division of labor mediated by social interactions in an insect colony – a simulation model. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 197, 123-133.

163.

Gadagkar, R. (1999). Subterranean farmers – Ants invented agriculture some 50 million years before the humans. Down to Earth, 7 (21), 48-49.

162.

Gadagkar, R. (1999). What is Life? – Reconsidered. A Review of – Origins of life, Freeman Dyson, Cambridge University Press, (1985). Resonance – journal of science education, 4 (2), 88-90.  (Modified version of serial no. 164).

161.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). The language of diversity. A Review of  - The Evolution of Social Behaviour in Insects and Arachnids (Eds.) J.C.Choe & B.J.Crespi, Cambridge Univ. Press (1997) and The Evolution of Mating Systems in Insects and Arachnids (Eds.) J.C.Choe & B.J.Crespi, Cambridge Univ. Press (1997).  Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 13,122-123.

160.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). Red ants with green beards. Journal of Biosciences, 23, 535-536.

159.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). Killer genes, green beards... Down to Earth, 7 (13), 15-16.

158.

Gadagkar, R.  (1998). Food fighters – Why do siblings fight with each other? A look at the science behind this universally common behaviour. Down to Earth, 7(3), 24-25.

157.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). Introduction is forever – Introduced bee species may create problems for native species in India. Down to Earth, 6 (22), p.28.

156.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). Wherever they may roam – Discovering new bird and animal species just became easier. Down to Earth, 6(21), p.25.

155.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). How to gain the benefits of sexual reproduction, without paying the cost: a worm shows the way. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 13, 220-221.

154.

Gadagkar, R. (1998). Biology in the 21st century – back to stamp collection? Scampus – A bi-annual from IISc. SPRING 98, p.5

153.

Sathees Chandra, B.C., Geetha, L., Abraham, V.A., Karanth, P., Thomas, K., Srinivasan, M.V. and Gadagkar, R. (1998). Uniform discrimination of pattern orientation by honey bees. Animal Behaviour, 56, 1391-1398.

152.

Arathi, H. S. and Gadagkar, R. (1998). Cooperative nest building and brood care by nestmates and non-nestmates in Ropalidia marginata. Oecologia, 117, 295-299.

151.

Naug, D. and Gadagkar, R. (1998). The role of age in temporal polyethism in a primitively eusocial wasp. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 42, 37-47.

150.

Gadagkar, R. (1998) The Evolution of Communication as Exemplified by the honey-bee Queen Pheromones. In: Biocommunication in Insects (Eds.) T.N. Ananthakrishnan and Alok Sen, Science Publishers, Inc. USA, pp.79-93.

149.

Naug, D. and Gadagkar, R. (1998). Division of labor among a cohort of young individuals in a primitively eusocial wasp. Insectes Sociaux, 45, 247-254.

148.

Gadagkar, R. (1997) The evolution of caste polymorphism in social insects: genetic release followed by diversifying evolution. Journal of Genetics, 76, 167-179.

147.

Gadagkar, R. (1997). The evolution of communication and the communication of evolution: The case of the honey bee queen pheromone.  In: Orientation and Communication in Arthropods (Ed. Miriam Lehrer), Birkhauser Verlag, Basel, pp. 375-395.

146.

Sunil Kumar, M., Srihari, K.T., Nair, P., Varghese, T. and Gadagkar, R. (1997). Ant Species Richness at selected localities of Bangalore. Insect Environment, 3 (1), 3-5.

145.

Gadagkar, R. (1997) Social evolution - has nature ever rewound the tape ? Current Science, 72, 950-956.

144.

Arathi, H.S., Shakarad, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1997) Social organisation in experimentally assembled colonies of Ropalidia marginata: comparison of introduced and natal wasps. Insectes Sociaux, 44, 139-146.

143.

Rastogi, N., Nair, P., Kolatkar, M., William, H. and Gadagkar, R. (1997). Ant fauna of the Indian Institute of Science Campus - Survey and some preliminary observations. The Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 77, 133-140.

142.

Rastogi, N., Nair, P., Kolatkar, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1997). Foraging strategies in the ants Myrmicaria brunnea and Diacamma ceylonense - some preliminary observations. Entomon, 22, 79-81.

141.

Arathi, H.S., Shakarad, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1997). Factors Affecting the Acceptance of Alien Conspecifics on Nests of the Primitively Eusocial Wasp, Ropalidia marginata (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of Insect Behavior, 10, 343-353.

140.

Shakarad, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1997). Do Social Wasps Choose Nesting Strategies Based on Their Brood Rearing Abilities?  Naturwissenschaften, 84, 79-82.

139.

Gadagkar, R. (Guest Editor). Special Section on Evolutionary Ecology. Current Science, Vol. 72, 25th June 1997.

138.

Gadagkar, R. (1997). The evolution of altruism and selfishness in insects. Platinum Jubilee Lecture delivered during the Indian Science Congress on 6th January 1997, Delhi. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.75 (unpublished).

137.

Chandra,B.C.S., Geetha,L., Abraham,V.A., Karanth,P., Thomas,K. and Gadagkar,R. (1996). Visual discrimination of pattern orientation in the Asian honeybee Apis cerana. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.73 (unpublished).

136.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). (Editor). Proceedings of the workshop on “Methods in Behavioural Ecology” organised at Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from 7th - 19th October 1996, Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Technical Report No. 74 (unpublished).

135.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). A Review of - The Coevolutionary Process by John N. Thompson, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, (1994). Tropical Ecology, 37, 147-148.

134.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). The Making of a Scientist - A Life Worthy of Admiration and Imitation. A Review of – Naturalist by E.O.Wilson, Island Press/Shearwater Books, Washington D.C. (1994).  Resonance - journal of science education, 1 (4), 87-89.

133.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Africans in the Americas: A Problem? A Cool Objective Assessment of the Killer Bee Problem. A Review of - Killer Bees - The Africanized Honey Bee in the Americas by Mark L. Winston, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, (1992). Resonance - journal of science education, 1 (2), 117-119.

132.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). What's the essence of royalty – one keto group? Current Science, 71, 975-980.

131.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Molecular Techniques in the Study of Organismic Biology – Challenges and Opportunities. In: Biotechnological Perspectives in Chemical Ecology of Insects. (Ed. T.N.Ananthakrishnan), Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, pp.265-275.

130.

Premnath, S., Sinha, A. and Gadagkar, R. (1996). Dominance relationship in the establishment of reproductive division of labour in a primitively eusocial wasp (Ropalidia marginata). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 39, 125-132.

129.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). The evolution of eusociality, including a review of the social status of Ropalidia marginata. In: Natural History and Evolution of Paper-Wasps, (Eds.) S.Turillazzi and M.J.West-Eberhard, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 248-271.

128.

Premnath, S., Sinha, A. and Gadagkar, R. (1996). How is colony activity regulated in Ropalidia marginata? In: Readings in Behaviour, (Eds.) R.Ramamurthi & Geethabali, New Age International Limited, New Delhi, pp.160-167.

127.

Shakarad, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1996). Why are there multiple-foundress colonies in Ropalidia marginata? In: Readings in Behaviour, (Eds.) R.Ramamurthi & Geethabali, New Age International Limited, New Delhi, pp.145-152.

126

Arathi, H.S. and Gadagkar, R. (1996). Can genetically unrelated individuals join colonies of Ropalidia marginata? In: Readings in Behaviour, (Eds.) R.Ramamurthi & Geethabali, New Age International Limited, New Delhi, pp.153-159.

125.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). The Pains and Pleasures of doing ethology in India. In: Readings in Behaviour, (Eds.) R.Ramamurthi & Geethabali, New Age International Limited, New Delhi, pp.1-13.

124.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Complex behaviour in Social Wasps - Towards a scientific study. In: Readings in Behaviour, (Eds.) R.Ramamurthi & Geethabali, New Age International Limited, New Delhi, pp.135-144.

123.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Sharing the blame. Down to Earth, 5 (11), 24-26.

122.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Konrad Lorenz – father to ethology and mother to ducks, geese, jackdaws, salamanders, fish and many more! Resonance - journal of science education, 1 (6), 2-3.

121.

Gadagkar, R. and Kolatkar, M. (1996). Evidence for Bird Mafia! Threat Pays.  Resonance - journal of science education. 1(5), 82-84. (An Abridged version of serial no 137).

120.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Evolution of an insect society – II. The data.  The Insectarium, 33, 18-23. (in Japanese).

119.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Evolution of an insect society – I. The ideas. The Insectarium, 33, 4-9. (in Japanese).

118.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). Exploring Japan ecologically. Down to Earth, 4 (22), 22-23.

117.

Geetha, L. and Gadagkar, R. (1996). How does a fungus know the time of day ? Current Science, 70, 419-421.

116.

Gadagkar, R. and Kolatkar, M. (1996). Evidence for Avian Mafia! Current Science, 70, 115-117.

115.

Gadagkar, R. (1996). The Honeybee Dance-Language Controversy - Robot Bee Comes to the Rescue. Resonance - journal of science education, 1 (1), 63-70.

114.

Gadagkar, R. (1995). Cooperation and conflict in an insect society. The Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 75, 333-352.

113.

Shakarad, M. and Gadagkar, R. (1995). Colony founding in the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Ecological Entomology, 20, 273- 282.

112

Venkataraman, A. B. and Gadagkar, R. (1995). Age-Specific Acceptance of Unrelated Conspecifics on Nests of the Primitively Eusocial Wasp, Ropalidia marginata. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy, B61, 299-314.

111.

Premnath, S., Sinha, A. and Gadagkar, R. (1995). Regulation of worker activity in a primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata. Behavioral Ecology, 6, 117-123.

110.

Lehrer, M., Horridge, G.A., Zhang, S.W. and Gadagkar, R. (1995). Shape vision in bees: innate preference for flower-like patterns. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 347, 123-137.

109.

Gadagkar, R. (1995). Observational study of animal behaviour: From instinct to intelligence. Current Science, 68, 185-196.

108.

Tandon, P.N. and Gadagkar, R. (Guest Editors). Neuroscience - A multidisciplinary approach. Special issue of Current Science, Vol.68, 25th January 1995.

107.

Gadagkar, R. (1995). Conservation Pays....Down to Earth, 4 (14), 47-48.

106.

Gadagkar, R. (1995). Honey, I got the bees right! Times of India, July 18th.

105.

Gadagkar, R.  (1995). Can animals count ? Current Science, 68, 1180-1182.

104.

Gadagkar, R. and Arathi, H.S. (1995). Complex domestic conflicts in a bird family. Current Science, 68, 676-677.

103.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1995). A Review of - Functional Dynamics of Phytophagous Insects. (Ed.) T.N. Ananthakrishnan, Oxford and IBH, New Delhi (1994). Current Science, 69, 470-471.

102.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). Spiteful animals still to be discovered - a reply to Keller et al.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 9, p.103.

101.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). A Review of - Behaviour and Social Evolution of Wasps: The Communal Aggregation Hypothesis. Yosiaki Itô. (Eds. R.M.May, P.H.Harvey), Oxford University Press, Oxford (1993). The Quarterly Review of Biology, 69, 558-559.

100.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). A Review of - The Natural History of Inbreeding and Outbreeding: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives. (Ed.N.W. Thornhill), The University of Chicago Press, Chicago (1993). Tropical Ecology, 35, 349-352.

99..

Gadagkar, R. (1994). Social Insect Buffs Swarm in Paris and decide to go to Adelaide. IUSSI Indian Chapter, Newsletter, 8 (1,2), 4-5.

98.

Premnath,S., Sinha,A. and Gadagkar,R. (1994). Dominance behaviour and the resolution of intra-colonial conflicts in the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata. In: Les Insectes Sociaux  (Eds.) A.Lenoir, G.Arnold and M.Lepage. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects IUSSI, Paris, Sorbonne 21- 27 August 1994, Universite Paris Nord, p. 242.

97.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). The Evolution of Eusociality. In: Les Insectes Sociaux (Eds.) A.Lenoir, G.Arnold and M.Lepage. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects IUSSI, Paris, Sorbonne 21-27th August 1994, Universite Paris Nord, pp. 10-12.

96.

Kirchner, W.H. and Gadagkar, R. (1994). Discrimination of nestmate workers and drones in honeybees. Insectes Sociaux, 41, 335-338.

95.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). Why the definition of eusociality is not helpful to understand its evolution and what should we do about it. Oikos, 70, 485-488.

94.

Gadagkar, R., and Bonner, J.T. (1994). Social insects and social amoebae. Journal of Biosciences, 19, 219-245.

93.

Gadagkar, R. (1994). The Evolution of Altruism in Insects - A Case Study. In: Perspectives In Entomological Research (Ed. O.P.Agarwal). Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur, pp. 263-275.

92.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). A Review of - Chemical Ecology of Phytophagous Insects. (Eds.) T.N.Ananthakrishnan & A. Raman, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co.Pvt.Ltd, New Delhi, Phytophaga, 5, 135-137.

91.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). My Vacation with Apis mellifera. IUSSI Indian Chapter,  Newsletter, 7 (1,2), 3-4.

90.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). Western scientists set the trends.  Down to Earth, 2(7), 45-46.

89.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). Bed and breakfast available, only for a year. Down to Earth, 2(3), 46-47.

88.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). And now........ eusocial thrips! Current Science, 64, 215-216.

87.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). Persistence helps masquerading ant raiders. Down to Earth, 1(20), p.45.

86.

Gadagkar, R. (1993). Can Animals Be Spiteful? Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 8, 232-234.

85.

Gadagkar, R., Nair, P., Chandrashekara, K. and Bhat, D.M. (1993). Ant species richness and diversity in some selected localities of Western Ghats, India.  Hexapoda, 5, 79-94.

84.

Gadagkar, R., Chandrashekara, K., Chandran, S. and Bhagavan, S. (1993). Queen success is correlated with worker-brood genetic relatedness in a primitively eusocial wasp (Ropalidia marginata). Experientia, 49, 714-717.

83.

Venkataraman, A.B. and Gadagkar, R. (1993). Differential aggression towards alien conspecifics in a primitively eusocial wasp. Current Science, 64, 601-603.

82.

Gadagkar, R., Chandrashekara, K., Chandran, S., and Bhagavan, S. (1993). Serial polygyny in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata: implications for the evolution of sociality. In: Queen Number and Sociality in Insects. (Ed. L.Keller), Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 188-214.

81.

Sinha, A., Premnath, S., Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1993). Ropalidia rufoplagiata: a polistine wasp society probably lacking permanent reproductive division of labour. Insectes Sociaux, 40, 69-86.

80.

Gadagkar, R., Roubik, D.W., Inoue, T., Ashton, P. S. and Chandrashekaran, M.K. (Editors). Diversity and Flexibility of Biotic Communities in Fluctuating Environments. Special issue of Journal of Biosciences, Vol.18, December 1993.

79.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). "What  is Life?" - Reconsidered.  A Review of - Origins of Life by Freeman Dyson, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Bulletin of Sciences, 6(4), 44-45.

78.

Gadagkar, R. (1992).  New Agenda for social insect research. A Review of  - Success and Dominance in Ecosystems: The Case of the Social Insects by E.O.Wilson, Ecology Institute, Germany. Current Science, 62, 317-318.

77.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). The Origin and Evolution of social life in insects. Bulletin of  Sciences,  6(2), 31-35.

76.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). Growing old in the wild. Down to Earth, 1(15), 46-47.

75.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). World's biodiversity needs to be preserved.  Down to Earth, 1(11), 43-44.

74.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). Disease and Social Evolution. Current Science, 63, 285-286.

73.

Gadagkar, R.  (1992).  When fathers harass their sons.  Down to Earth, 1(8), 47-48.

72.

Venkataraman, A. and Gadagkar, R. (1992). Kin recognition in a semi-natural context: Behaviour towards foreign conspecifics in the social wasp Ropalidia marginata  (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae).  Insectes Sociaux, 39, 285-299.

71.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1992). Queen Succession in the Primitively Eusocial Tropical Wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae).  Journal of Insect Behaviour, 5, 193-209.

70.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). (Editor). Workshop on "Methods in Behavioural Ecology" organised at Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, from 12th - 26th October 1992, Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology.   Technical Report No.24 (unpublished).

69.

Gadagkar, R. (1992). The Magnitude of the Earth's Biodiversity. In: Proceedings of the Training Programme on Management of Environment. (Eds.) D,K. Subramanian,  T.V. Ramachandra, and P.R. Bhat, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore , Technical Report No.65.  pp. 58-71 (unpublished).

68.

Gadagkar, R. (1991). Demographic predisposition to the evolution of eusociality: A hierarchy of models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A., 88, 10993-10997.

67.

Gadagkar, R., Chandrashekara, K., Chandran, S. and Bhagavan, S. (1991). Worker-Brood Genetic Relatedness in a Primitively Eusocial Wasp - a pedigree analysis. Naturwissenschaften, 78, 523-526.

66.

Gadagkar, R., Bhagavan, S., Chandrashekara, K., and Vinutha, C. (1991).  The role of larval nutrition in pre-imaginal biasing of caste in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia  (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Ecological Entomology, 16, 435-440.

65.

Gadagkar, R., Bhagavan, S., Malpe, R. and Vinutha, C. (1991).  Seasonal variation in the onset of egg laying in a primitively eusocial wasp: Implications for the evolution of sociality.  Entomon, 16, 167-174.

64.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1991).  Unmated Queens in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Insectes Sociaux, 38, 213-216.

63.

Gadagkar, R. (1991). Belonogaster, Mischocyttarus, Parapolybia,  and Independent-founding Ropalidia.  In: The Social Biology of wasps. (Eds.) K.G. Ross and R.W. Matthews. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, pp.149-190.

62.

Gadagkar, R. (1991). On testing the role of genetic asymmetries created by haplodiploidy in the evolution of eusociality in the Hymenoptera. Journal of Genetics, 70, 1-31.

61.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1991). Behavioural Castes, Dominance and Division of Labour in a Primitively Eusocial Wasp. Ethology, 87, 269-283.

60.

Gadagkar, R. (1991). More gene wars. Current Science, 61, 795. (Scientific Correspondence).

59.

Gadagkar, R. (1991). The origin and evolution of social life in insects. (in Japanese) ANIMA, 9 (228), 48-52, August 1991.

58.

Gadagkar, R. and Venkataraman, A.B. (1990). Nepotistic bee-eaters.  Current Science, 59, 445-446.

57.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). Genetic Diversity and Evolution. In: Proceedings MAB Regional Training Workshop Trop. For. Ecosyst. Conserv. Develop. S & S E Asia. (Eds.) K.K.N.Nair, K.V.Bhat, J.K.Sharma & K.Swarupanandan, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Kerala, India, pp. 3-16. 

56.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). A test of the role of haplodiploidy in the evolution of Hymenopteran eusociality. In: Social Insects and the environment. (Eds.) G.K.Veeresh, B.Mallik, C.A.Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 539 - 540.

55.

Gadagkar, R., Chandrashekara, K., Chandran, S. and Bhagavan, S. (1990).  Serial polygyny in Ropalidia marginata: Implications for the evolution of eusociality. In: Social Insects and the Environment.  (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd. New Delhi. pp. 227 - 228.

54.

Chandrashekara, K., Bhagavan, S., Chandran, S., Nair, P. and Gadagkar, R. (1990). Perennial indeterminate colony cycle in a primitively eusocial wasp.  In: Social Insects and the Environment. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A.Viraktamath.  Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi. p. 81.

53.

Premnath, S., Chandrashekara, K., Chandran, S. and Gadagkar, R. (1990). Constructing Dominance hierarchies in a primitively eusocial wasp. In: Social Insects and the Environment.  (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH  Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. p. 80.

52.

Nair, P., Bose, P. and Gadagkar, R. (1990).  The determinants of dominance in a primitively eusocial wasp. In: Social Insects and the Environment. (Eds.) G.K.Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. p. 79.

51.

Chandran, S. and Gadagkar, R. (1990).  Social organisation in laboratory colonies of Ropalidia marginata.  In: Social Insects and the Environment. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. p.78.

50.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1990). Evolution of eusociality: Lessons from social organization in Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). In: Social Insects and the Environment. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 73 – 74. 

49.

Venkataraman, A.B. and Gadagkar, R. (1990).  Evolution of Eusociality : Lessons from the mechanism of nestmate discrimination in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata.  In: Social Insects and the Environment.  (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik, C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, August, 1990, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd., New Delhi. pp. 71-72.

48.

Gadagkar, R. (1990).  Social biology of Ropalidia: Investigations into the origins of eusociality. In: Social Insects and the Environment. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik & C.A. Viraktamath. Proceedings of 11th International Congress of IUSSI, Bangalore, India, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.Ltd.,  New Delhi. pp. 9 - 11.

47.

Venkataraman, A.B., Swarnalatha, V.B., Nair, P., Vinutha, C. and Gadagkar, R. (1990). Nestmate discrimination in the social wasp Ropalidia marginata. In: Social Insects:An Indian Perspective. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, A.R.V.Kumar & T. Shivashankar, IUSSI - Indian Chapter, Bangalore, pp. 161 - 171.  

46.

Chandrashekara, K. and Gadagkar, R. (1990).  Behavioural castes and their correlates in the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). In : Social Insects : An Indian Perspective. (Eds.) G.K. Veeresh, A.R.V. Kumar & T.Shivashankar, IUSSI - Indian Chapter, Bangalore, pp. 153 - 160. 

45.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). Evolution of insect societies: Some insights from studying tropical wasps. In: Social Insects: An Indian Perspective. (Eds.) G.K.Veeresh, A.R.V. Kumar & T.Shivashankar, IUSSI - Indian Chapter, Bangalore, pp. 129 - 152.

44.

Gadagkar, R., Chandrashekara, K. and  Nair, P. (1990). Insect species diversity in tropics: Sampling methods and a case study. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 87, 337-353.

43.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). Origin and evolution of eusociality: A perspective from studying primitively eusocial wasps.  Journal of Genetics, 69, 113-125.

42.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). Evolution of eusociality : the advantage of assured fitness returns. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 329, 17-25.

41.

Gadagkar, R. (1990). The haplodiploidy threshold and social evolution.  Current Science, 59, 374 - 376.

40.

Gadagkar, R., Bhagavan, S., Malpe, R. and Vinutha, C. (1990). On reconfirming the evidence for pre-imaginal caste bias in a primitively eusocial wasp. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences), 99, 141-150.

39.

Gadagkar, R. (1989). In Praise of Birds. Deccan Herald, Bangalore, August 20.

38.

Gadagkar, R. (1989). An undesirable property of Hill's diversity index N2Oecologia, 80, 140-141.

37.

Gadagkar, R. (1988). A Review of - Semiochemistry, flavours and pheromones. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Symposium, Washington, D.C., USA, August 1993, (Eds. T.E. Acree & D.M. Soderlund,) Walde de Gruyter, Berlin (1985). The Journal of the Indian Institute of Science, 68, 72-76.

36.

Venkataraman, A.B., Swarnalatha, V.B., Nair, P. and Gadagkar, R. (1988). The mechanism of nestmate discrimination in the tropical social wasp Ropalidia marginata and its implications for the evolution of sociality. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 23, 271-279.

35.

Gadagkar, R., Vinutha, C., Shanubhogue, A. and Gore, A.P. (1988). Pre-imaginal biasing of caste in a primitively eusocial insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 233, 175-189.

34.

Gadagkar, R. (1988). The Genetic Basis of Behaviour. IUSSI Indian Chapter, Newsletter 2 (2), 4-5.

33.

Gadagkar, R. (1988). Kin recognition in social insects. IUSSI Indian Chapter, Newsletter 2 (1), 4-5.

32.

Gadagkar, R. and Gadagkar, V. R. (1988). The Amazing World of the Honey Bees. Vijnana Parichaya, 10 (3), 4-8.

31.

Gadagkar, R. (1987). What are Social Insects? IUSSI Indian Chapter, Newsletter 1 (2), 3-4.

30.

Gadagkar, R. (1987).  Social Structure and the Determinants of Queen Status in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia cyathiformis. In: Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects. Proceedings of X International Congress IUSSI, Munich (Eds.) J. Eder and H. Rembold, Verlag J Peperny, Munich, pp. 377-378. 

29.

Gadagkar, R. (1987).  Biotechnology and the future of biological diversity. In: First Asian school on conservation biology, December 16 - 31, 1987.  Lecture notes & Abstracts. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No. 50, pp. 38.1 - 38.3 (unpublished).

28.

Gadagkar, R. (1987). Immigrations, extinctions and species diversity. In: First Asian school on conservation biology, December 16-31, 1987. Lecture notes & Abstracts. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No. 50, pp. 16.1 - 16.6 (unpublished).

27.

Gadagkar, R. (1987). Patterns of Biological Species Diversity I & II.  In: First Asian school on conservation biology, December 16-31, 1987.  Lecture notes & Abstracts. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Technical Report No. 50, pp. 11.1 - 11.11 (unpublished).

26.

Gadagkar, R. (1987). Diversity at the level of genome. In: First Asian school on conservation biology, December 16-31, 1987. Lecture notes & Abstracts. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.50, pp. 5.1 - 5.2 (unpublished).

25.

Gadagkar, R. (1986). Outlines of lectures given at the First National School on Conservation Biology, Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science,  Bangalore, Technical Report No.39 (unpublished).

24.

Bhat, D. M., Chandrashekara, K., Daniels, R.J.R., Gadagkar, R., Gadgil, M., Hegde, M., Nair, P., Prasad, N. S. and Saldanha, C.J. (1986). Biological Species Diversity in some localities in Western Ghats. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.33 (unpublished).

23.

Muralidharan, K., Shaila, M.S. and Gadagkar, R. (1986). Evidence for multiple mating in the primitively eusocial wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera : Vespidae). Journal of Genetics, 65, 153-158.

22.

Gadagkar, R. (1985). Kin recognition in social insects and other animals - A review of recent findings and a consideration of their relevance for the theory of kin selection. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences), 94, 587-621.

21.

Joshi, N.V. and Gadagkar, R. (1985). Evolution of sex ratios in social hymenoptera: kin selection, local mate competition, polyandry and kin recognition. Journal of Genetics, 64, 41-58. 

20.

Gadagkar, R. (1985). Evolution of insect sociality - A review of some attempts to test modern theories.  Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences), 94, 309-324.

19.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1985). Colony fission in a social wasp. Current Science, 54, 57-62.

18.

Chandrashekara, K., Daniels, R.J.R. and Gadagkar, R. (1984).  Animal Species Diversity in the Western Ghats. Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Technical Report No.5 (unpublished).

17.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1984). Social Organisation in the Indian Wasp Ropalidia cyathiformis (Fab.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Zeitschift Tierpsychol., 64, 15-32.

16.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1983). Quantitative ethology of social wasps: Time-activity budgets and caste differentiation in Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae).  Animal Behaviour, 31, 26-31.

15.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1982).  When a wasp colony splits. In: The Biology of Social Insects, (Eds.) M.D. Breed, C.D.Michener and H.E. Evans. Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Boulder, Colorado, August 1982, Westview press, Boulder, Colorado, pp.217-218.

14.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1982).  A Comparative Study of Social Structure in Colonies of Ropalidia.  In: The Biology of Social Insects, (Eds.) M.D.Breed, C.D.Michener and H.E.Evans. Proceedings of the Ninth Congress of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects, Boulder, Colorado, August 1982, Westview press, Boulder, Colorado, pp.187-191.

13.

Gadagkar, R., Gadgil, M., and Mahabal, A.S. (1982). Observations on population ecology and sociobiology of the paper wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Family:Vespidae). Proceedings of the Symposium on Ecology and Animal Population, Zoological Survey of India, pp. 49-61.

12.

Gadagkar, R. and Joshi, N.V. (1982). Behaviour of the Indian social wasp Ropalidia cyathiformis on a nest of separate combs (Hymenoptera: Vespidae).  Journal of The Zoological Society of  London198, 27-37.

11.

Gadagkar, R., Gadgil, M., Joshi, N.V. and Mahabal, A.S. (1982). Observations on the natural history and population ecology of the social wasp Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) from peninsular India (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Animal Sciences), 91, 539-552. 

10.

Gadagkar, R., Nanjundiah, V., Joshi, N.V. and Sharat Chandra, H. (1982). Dosage compensation and sex determination in Drosophila : Mechanism of measurement of the X/A ratio. Journal of Biosciences, 4, 377-390.

9.

Gadagkar, R., Nanjundiah, V., Joshi, N.V. and  Sharat Chandra, H. (1981). Measurement of the ratio of the number of X chromosomes to sets of autosomes in Drosophila  melanogasterCurrent Science, 50, 805-807.

8.

Gadagkar, R. (1980). Dominance hierarchy and division of labour in the social wasp, Ropalidia marginata (Lep.) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Current Science, 49, 772-775.

7.

Gadagkar, R. and Gopinathan, K.P. (1980). Growth of Mycobacterium smegmatis in minimal and complete media. Journal of Biosciences, 2, 337-348.

6.

Gadagkar, R. and Gopinathan, K.P. (1980). Bacteriophage burst size during multiple infections. Journal of Biosciences, 2, 253-259.

5.

Gadagkar, R. (1980). Seminar on evolution of social behaviour. Journal of Scientific Industrial Research, 39, 298-301.

4.

Gadgil, M., Joshi, N.V., Gadagkar, R., Nanjundiah, V. and Gadgil, S. (1979).  Evolution of Social Behaviour - A Primer, Mimeo (unpublished).

3.

Gadagkar, R. and Gupta, G. (1979). A nick free solution to the DNA winding problem - Round-up of research, Science Today, 13 (15), December, p.33.

2.

Gopinathan, K.P., Saroja, D., Gadagkar, R. and Ramakrishnan, T. (1978). Control of lysogeny in mycobacteria. In: Genetics of Actinomycetales. (Eds.) E.Freerksen, I.Tarnok and J.H.Thumim. Gustav, Fisher Verlag, pp.237– 242.

1.

Gadagkar, R. and Gopinathan, K.P. (1978). Inhibition of DNA injection from mycobacteriophage I3 by Tween-80. Virology, 91, 487-488.



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