Dr. R. P. Soundararajan, Associate Professor in Horticultural College and Research Institute for Women of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, has 15 years of experience in research and teaching in Agricultural Entomology. He is specialized in host plant resistance and insect pest management. He completed his Ph.D. on quantitative genetics in host plant resistance of rice crop against brown planthopper. He has published four books, 20 book chapters, and 45 research papers. He has guided 4 postgraduate research students. He is a life member of various academic bodies and active review committee member in several peer-reviewed academic journals.