Research Entomologist & Fruit Fly Programme Coordinator

Dr Aruna Manrakhan is a research entomologist and co-ordinates the fruit fly research programme at Citrus Research International since 2008. The focus of her research is on ecology and management of fruit fly pests. Dr Manrakhan has also been involved in research projects relating to the monitoring and control of citrus psyllids. She has also recently embarked on a project on incidence and biological control of Australian Bug.


BSc (Biology and Environmental Studies)

MSc (Environmental Technology)