College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
Personnel Photo of Arathi  Seshadri
Arathi Seshadri
Assistant Professor
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Phone:
970-491-6804
Education:
  • Ph D, Indian Institute of Science; Ecology
  • MS, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK; Plant Breeding and Genetics
  • BS, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK; Horticulture

Pollination biologist interested in plant-pollinator interactions, pollinator health and habitat restoration for pollinator conservation

Jorgensen, Rachael, Seshadri, Arathi, (2013) Floral longevity and autonomous selfing are altered by pollination and water availability in Collinsia heterophylla. Annals of Botany 112 821-828

Seshadri, Arathi, (2012) A comparison of achene morphology in dandelions growing in urban landscape and open meadows Journal of Plant Studies 1 40-46

Mudd, S J, Seshadri, Arathi, (2012) Image analysis protocol for detecting and counting viable and inviable pollen grains. Journal of Plant Studies 1 158-167

Seshadri, Arathi, (2011) Selective embryo abortion in a perennial tree-legume - a case for maternal advantage of reduced seed number per fruit Journal Plant Research 124 675-681

Quinn, C F, Prins, C N, Gross, A M, Hantzis, L, Reynolds, R. J. B., Freeman, J L, Yang, S I, Covey, P A, Banuelos, G S, Pickering, I J, Fakra, S F, Marcus, M A, Seshadri, Arathi, Pilon-Smits, E.A.H., (2011) Selenium accumulation in flowers and its effects on pollination. New Phytologist 192 727-737

Bedhomme, S, Bernasconi, G, Koene, J, Lankinen, A, Seshadri, Arathi, Michiels, N, Anthes, N, (2009) How does breeding system variation modulate sexual antagonism? Biology Letters. 5 717-720

Kelly, J K, Holeski, L M, Seshadri, Arathi, (2008) The genetic correlation between flower size and water use efficiency in Monkeyflowers. Evol. Ecol. Research. 10 147-152

Naug, D, Seshadri, Arathi, (2007) Sampling rules used by foraging honey bees to exploit the maximum and explore the alternatives in a reward array. Animal Cognition. 10 117-124

Naug, D, Seshadri, Arathi, (2007) Sensory bias of honeybees for exaggerated signals and its implications for the evolution of floral displays. Biology Letters. 3 635-637

Seshadri, Arathi, Ho, G, Spivak, M, (2006) Inefficient task partitioning among non-hygienic honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Anim. Behav. 72 431-438

Seshadri, Arathi, Kelly, J K, (2004) Corolla morphology facilitates both autogamy and bumble bee pollination in Mimulus guttatus. International Journal of Plant Sciences 165 139-145

Kelly, J K, Seshadri, Arathi, (2003) Inbreeding and the genetic variation of floral traits in Mimulus guttatus. Heredity 90 77-83

Seshadri, Arathi, Rasch, A, Cox, C, Kelly, J K, (2002) Autogamy and floral longevity in Mimulus guttatus. International Journal of Plant Sciences 163 567-573

Seshadri, Arathi, Spivak, M, (2001) Influence of colony genotypic composition on the performance of hygienic behaviour in the honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). Anim. Behav. 62 57-66

Seshadri, Arathi, Burns, I, Spivak, M, (2000) Ethology of hygienic behaviour in the honey bee, Apis mellifera ligustica: behavioural repertoire of hygienic bees. Ethology 106 365-379

Seshadri, Arathi, Ganeshaiah, K N, Uma Shaanker, R, Hegde, S G, (1999) Seed set in Pongamia pinnata. American Journal of Botany 86 659-662

Seshadri, Arathi, Gadagkar, R, (1998) Cooperative nest building and brood care by nestmates and non-nestmates in Ropalidia marginata: implications for the evolution of eusociality. Oecologia 117 295-299

Seshadri, Arathi, Shakarad, M, Gadagkar, R, (1997) Factors affecting the acceptance of alien conspecifics onto nests of the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata. Journal of Insect Behavior 10 343-353

Seshadri, Arathi, Shakarad, M, Gadagkar, R, (1997) Social organisation on experimentally assembled colonies of the primitively eusocial wasp, Ropalidia marginata: comparison of introduced and natal wasps. Insectes Sociaux. 44 139-146

Seshadri, Arathi, Ganeshaiah, K N, Uma Shaanker, R, Hegde, S G, (1996) Factors affecting embryo abortion in Syzygium cuminii (L.) Skeels (Myrtaceae). International Journal of Plant Sciences 157 49-52