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Dr. Veena H. Ammanna

Dr. Veena H. Ammanna (born February 9, 1978) is a researcher in zoology from Karnatak University, Dharwad. She has contributed to Population Studies and Behavioral Sciences. 

Her main contributions have been in Herpetology, Reproductive biology, Behavioral ecology, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART), Embryology and Animal Sciences.

Research Publications:
1. *Shanbhag, B. A., Radder, R. S., Gramapurohit, N. P., Veeranagoudar, K. V., Ammanna, V. H., Pandav, B. N and Saidapur, S. K. (2003). Demography of fan throated lizard,  Sitana ponticeriana (Cuvier) in a cotton field in Dharwad District of Karnataka State, India. Current Science 85:1363-1366. [Access...]

2. *Shanbhag, B. A., Ammanna, V. H. F and Saidapur, S. K. (2010). Calotes rouxii (forest dwarf Calotes) captive reproduction and breeding behavior.  Herpetological Review. 41 (1): 74. [Access...]

3. *Shanbhag, B. A.,  Ammanna, V. H. F and Saidapur, S. K. (2010).  Associative learning in hatchlings of the lizard  Calotes versicolor: taste and colour discrimination. Amphibia-Reptilia 31: 475- 481. [Access...]

4. Pandav, B. N., *Shanbhag, B. A., Veeranagoudar, D. K., Ammanna, V. H. F., Rajput, A. P., Mogali, S. M., Purohit, S and Saidapur, S. K. (2010).  Population densities of the forest lizard, Calotes rouxii from Karnataka State, South India. Hamadryad Vol. 35: 111 – 113. [Access...]

5. Ammanna, V. H. F., Saidapur, S. K. and *Shanbhag, B. A. (2012). "Absence of kin discrimination in the hatchlings of a lizard, Calotes versicolor  (Agamidae)". Animal Biology (accepted for publication). [Access...]

6. Ammanna, V. H. F., Saidapur, S. K. and *Shanbhag, B. A. (2012). Prey detection in juveniles of an agamid lizard, Calotes versicolor. Italian Journal of Zoology. (Communicated).