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Department of Botany

Faculty Details

Faculty

Dr N Praveen Kumar

Assistant Professor,Botany

Specialisation : Mycology and Plant pathology

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
Academic Degree Subject University Address of the University Rank/ Medals
PH.D Botany The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara, Gujarat
M.Sc. Life Science Pondicherry University Kazipet, Pondicherry Yes
B.Sc. Botany, Microbiology, Chemistry Achrya Nagarjuna University Nagarjuna Nagar, Guntur Yes
Eligibility Details
Category Subject Status
GATE Life Sciences Cleared
PhD Details
Title of Thesis University / Institution University Address Date of Registration Date of Completion Details of papers published Current Status
Biochemical and control studies on certain Timber degrading fungi of Gujarat The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda The Maharaja sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat 14-08-2007 22-01-2011 4 Awarded
Book Chapter Published
Article Title Book title Book editor Article pages No of Chapters Year ISBN Publisher Details
Selective and Simultaneous Delignification Capacity of Wood Decay Fungus Trametes pini in Tectona gr Biology, Cultivation and Applications of Mushrooms. Arya A., Rusevska K. 535-545 1 2022 978-981-16-6257-7 Springer,
Bioprospecting of Lignicolous fungal diversity for Mycochemical compounds and its application in Med Wisdom of Indian Medicinal Plants Dr. P. Shivakumar Singh 98 – 120 1 2021 978-93-5419-762-8 Immortal publications,
Bioprospecting of Lignicolous fungal diversity for Mycochemical compounds and its application in Med Wisdom of Indian Medicinal Plants Dr. P. Shivakumar Singh 98 – 120 1 2021 978-93-5419-762-8 Immortal publications
Nanoremidiation: A New and Emerging Area of Environmental Protection Biotechnology Volume 11 Biodegradation and bioremediation Masood Ahmad and J.N. Govil 8 1 2014 1-62699-026-3 Stadium press LLC
Ligninolytic enzymes from white rot fungi in Bioremediation of Xenobiotics Biotechnology Volume 11 Biodegradation and bioremediation Masood Ahmad and J.N. Govil. 31 1 2014 1-62699-026-3 Stadium press LLC,
Occurrence of certain timber degrading fungi from saw mills of Gujarat Phytotechnology Emerging trends M. Daniel and Arun Arya 8 1 2012 978-81-7233-796-4 Scientific publisher
Ultra Structural details of Teak wood decay caused by Lenzites sterioides (Fr.) Ryv. and Coriolus ve Phytotechnology Emerging trends M. Daniel and Arun Arya 13 1 2012 978-81-7233-796-4 Scientific publisher
Interesting records of Basidiomycetous fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India Germplasm Diversity and Evaluation of – Algae, Fungi and Lichens N.S. Atri, R.C. Gupta, M.I.S. Saggoo and V.K. Singhal, 89-100 More 2009 978-81-211-0726-6 Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
Publications
Title Journal Name Year DOI/URL Your authorial position How many authors Clarivate IF
Antifungal activities of different plant extracts against pink mold of banana caused by Trichothecium roseum (Pers.) Link Journal of Biological Control, 2023 DOI: 10.18311/jbc/2023/35083 /https://informaticsjournals.com/index.php/jbc/article/view/35083 Corresponding 4 0.6
First record of the occurrence of Pleurotus species on new hosts in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Plant Sci. Today, 2022 https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.1798 1st and corresponding 2 1.1
Phenotypical identification, Mycochemicals, Proximate composition and Antifungal activity of Fulvifomes fastuosus (Lév.) Bondartseva and S. Herrera from India. Research J. Pharm. And Tech. 2022 https://doi.org/10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00797 1st and corresponding 1 1.3
New Records of Wood Decay Fungi from Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India. Saudi J Pathol Microbiol 2021 DOI: 10.36348/sjpm.2021.v06i12.003 2nd and corresponding 2 1.000-1.999
Fungal Aerospora of urban roads of Bangalore, Karnataka, India ; Advance Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Discoveries 2021 Doi No.:10.5281/zenodo.4774527 2nd and corresponding 2 2.000-4.999
New fruit rot diseases caused by Penicillium citrinum Thom and Fusarium sambucinum Fukel. in star gooseberry (Phyllanthus acidus (L.) Skeels) from Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Agric. Crop Res 2021 doi: 10.33495/jacr_v9i10.21.139. 1st and corresponding 1 1.000-1.999
New records of wood inhabiting fungi species from Kondapalli reserved forest of Central-Eastern Ghats, India. Plant Science Today 2021 https://doi.org/10.14719/pst.2021.8.3.1150 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
Phenotypical, Mycochemicals, Proximate composition and Antifungal activity of Phylloporiaribis (Schumach.) Ryvarden from India. Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research 2021 https://www.jocpr.com/ 1st and corresponding 5 0.001-0.999
New records of wood decay fungi from mangrove forest of Gilakaladindi, Krishna district, Andhra Prad Journal on New Biological Reports 2020 1st and corresponding 1 0.001-0.999
Aeromycoflora of Fruit and Vegetable Markets of Bangalore, Karnataka International Journal of Biological Research. 2020 https://www.biovistas.org/ 1st and corresponding 3 No IF
Phenotypical studies of Ganodermataceae members from Eco-regions of Gujarat, India. . Advance Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Discoveries 2020 Doi No.:10.5281/zenodo. 4430457 1st and corresponding 2 2.000-4.999
New records of wood decay fungi from mangroveforest of Gilakaladindi, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal on New Biological Reports 2020 https://www.researchtrend.net/jnbr/jnbr.php 1st and corresponding 1 0.001-0.999
Effect Of Extraction And Solvent On Mycochemicals And Proximate Composition Of Lignicolous Fungi Gan SCIREA Journal of Pharmacy 2019 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Effect of extraction method on Mycochemicals and Proximate composition of Pyrrhoderma noxium (Corner Studies in Fungi 2019 Doi 10.5943/sif/4/1/24 ISSN 2465-4973 1st and corresponding 5 No IF
Mycogenic synthesis of Silver nanoparticles by Bio-controlling fungi (Aspergillus fumigatus and Tric International Journal of Green and Herbal Chemistry 2019 1st and corresponding 4 0.001-0.999
Phenotypical studies of lignicolous fungi from Kondapalli hill Central Eastern Ghats, South India Indian Phytopathology 2019 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42360-018-0090-3 1st and corresponding 1
Mycogenic synthesis of copper nano-particles by Bio-controlling fungi (Aspergillus niger and Trichod International Journal on Emerging Technologies 2019 Corresponding 5
Soft rot of Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) by Rhizopus artocarpi (Berk. & Broome) Boedijn, Annals of Plant Sciences 2018 2nd and corresponding 4 No IF
Aero-mycoflora of Amaravati Capital of Andhra Pradesh, India Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 2018 Corresponding 4 1.000-1.999
Biogenic Synthesis of Engineered Platinum Nanomaterial: A Review. International Journal of Scientific Development and Research 2018 Corresponding 2 No IF
Bio-Ethanol Fuel production by White Rot Fungi for future Energy Needs and Economy International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts 2018 1st and corresponding 1 No IF
Intrageneric Diversity of Timber Degrading Fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science 2018 1st and corresponding 7
dentification of volatile organic compound producing Lignicolous fungal cultures from Gujarat, India World Scientific News 2017 1st and corresponding 5 No IF
Aero-mycoflora of National Highways in Andhra Pradesh, India Bio Bulletin 2016 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Lignin Modifying Enzymes of Lignicolous Fungi from Rathanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India Int. J. Adv. Res. 2016 DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/1834 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Molecular identification of Timber Decay fungi of Gujarat, India by RAPD International Journal of Current Research 2016 1st and corresponding 4 No IF
Taxonomy and Bioactive chemicals from Ganoderma and Phellinus of India. Biological Forum – An International Journal 2016 1st and corresponding 3 2.000-4.999
Biocontrol of Timber Decaying Fungi by Botanical Pesticides an Ecofreindly Technology World Scientific News 2016 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Lignicolous Macro Fungi from Gujarat, India World Scientific News, 2016 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Wood Decay Fungi Associated with Tamarind tree in Gujarat, India International letters of Natural Science 2015 doi:10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILNS.46.84 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
records of Lignicolous fungi from Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India International letters of Natural Science 2014 1st and corresponding 3 0.001-0.999
Delignification of Valuable Timbers decayed by Lignicolous fungi from India International letters of Natural Science 2014 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
New records of Lignicolous fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, India International letters of Natural Science 2014 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
A new Heart rot disease in Ailanthus excelsa Roxb. caused by Navisporus floccosus (Bresadola.) Ryv . International letters of Natural Science 2014 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
Timber Degrading Fungi in Sawmills of Gujarat. International letters of Natural Science 2014 1st and corresponding 2 0.001-0.999
Effect of Carbon and Nitrogen on the growth of Lignicolous fungi from India International journal of Science and Nature 2013 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
). Rotting of Peltophorum ferrugineum (Decne.) Benth. by wood decay fungi in Rajpipla area of Gujara Journal on new biological report 2013 1st and corresponding -2 No IF
Fungal biomaterial chitin production from lignicolous macro fungi of Gujarat, India. International Journal of luminescence and applications 2013 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Enzymatic Combustion by ligninolytic enzymes of Lignicolous fungi Kathmandu university journal of Science and Engineering Technology 2013 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Delignification pattern of wood decay by White rot Fungi in Teak (Tectona grandis L. f.). Journal of Indian Academy of Wood Science 2013 DOI: 10.1007/s13196-013-0085-8 1st and corresponding 3 0.001-0.999
Use of laccase produced from lignicolous macro fungi for the synthesis of biomaterials. International Journal of luminescence and applications 2013 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Lignocellulolytic activity of Wood-inhabiting Fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary Gujarat, Indi Advanced Biotech 2012 1st and corresponding 2 No IF
Physiological studies of lignicolous macrofungi from Gujarat. Advanced Biotech 2012 1st and corresponding -2 No IF
New records of Lignicolous fungi deteriorating wood in India. Mycosphere 2012 Doi 10.5943 /mycosphere/3/6/13, 1st and corresponding 2 2.000-4.999
Comparative analysis of Bt and Non Bt hybrid cotton with special reference to growth, biochemical ch Plant Archives 2010 Other 5 2.000-4.999
Lignin degradation by Flavodon flavus (Klotzsch.) Ryv. and Schizophyllum commune Fr. on Mangifera in Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 2010 1st and corresponding 3 1.000-1.999
Anatomy, Morphology and Cultural Characteristics of Two Wood Decaying Fungi Schizophyllum commune an J Mycol Pl Pathol (Udaipur 2009 2nd 4 No IF
New and interesting records of Basidiomycetous fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat, In J Mycol Pl Pathol (Udaipur 2008 Other 3 No IF
In house Project (Seed Money)
Title of Project Project Start Date Project End Date Amount Received
Wood rotting Macro-fungi and their bioactive medicinal potential from Bengaluru and its environs 26-03-2021 26-03-2024 281235/-
Presentations
Title of Paper Title of Seminar/Conference Organized by Level Start Date Place Country Duration
Fungi causing damage to Peltophorum ferrugineum (Decne.) Benth. trees in Rajpipla area of Gujarat 5th International Conference on Plant pathology in the globalized era" Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi International 10-11-2009 New Delhi India Others
Enzymatic Combustion: Screening of lignin degrading Basidiomycetous fungi. Science Excellence Gujarat University. National 05-06-2008 Ahmadabad India One day
Occurrence of wood-inhabiting fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary Gujarat, India. National Conference on Fungal Diversity: Impact & Exploitation and 34th Annual Meeting of Mycolo Thapar University, National 05-10-2007 Patiala, India Two Days
Interesting records of Basidiomycetous fungi from Ratanmahal Wildlife Sanctuary, Gujarat National Symposium on Researches in Fungal Biology: Emerging trends, Punjabi University, National 30-01-2007 Patiala India Two Days
Events Organized
Type of Event Level Organized by Date From Title of Event Duration Place
Conference National Gene Research Foundation and St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru, Dr. Agarwal Hospitals, 26-02-2021 International Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Convention Two days St. Joseph's College Auditorium, Bangalore
Conference National Department of Botany, St. Josephs college 17-01-2020 Data revolution in computational Biology and Drug development Two days Bangalore
Seminar State PG Department of Botany, Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada 07-02-2018 Vruksha-2018 - Dynamism of plants in present millennium One day Andhra Pradesh
Seminar National Department of Botany, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada 02-09-2016 National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Environment and Sustainable Development Two days Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Seminar State Department of Biotechnology, Botany, Microbiology, Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada 25-08-2015 Bio-sastra 2015 One day
Participation (Seminar, Conference, Workshop)
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Start Date Place Duration
Teaching Learning and Evaluation Training Program University St. Joseph's University 28-03-2024 Bangalore 0ne day
International Conference Conference National CAS in Botany, University of Madras, India 06-03-2024 University of Madras, Chennai 3days
Membership (Research body/Professional Association)
Name of the Body Position Level Start Date End Date Any other Information
Plant Science Today Reviewer National 29-05-2024
Mycological Society of India Life Member National 09-03-2024
Plant Science Today Section Editor National 01-08-2023
Asian Journal of Research in Biochemistry Reviewer International 15-04-2020
Asian Journal of Biology Reviewer International 05-03-2020
Journal of Biological Diversity Reviewer International 30-06-2016
Journal of Tropical Forest science Reviewer International 03-03-2016
Journal of Plant Sciences (JPS) Guest Editor International 28-08-2015
Science Journal of Public Health (SJPH) Guest Editor International 02-07-2015
Awards, Achievements
Name of Fellowship/ Award/Achievement Level Awarded by Place Date Duration of Fellowship
Puraskara -2024 for publication Others St Josephs University Bangalore 18-05-2024
Puraskara-2021 for Publications Others St. Joseph's university Bangalore 23-04-2021
Puraskara-2021 for Management Fund Others St Joseph's University Bangalore 23-04-2021
Puraskara-2021 for National award Others St Joseph's University Bangalore 23-04-2021
International Innovative Scientist Award-2021 International Center for Professional Advancement United Kingdom 08-03-2021
First prize in Inter Departmental Quiz Program Others Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous) Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 03-02-2003
First Prize in Group Discussion on Natural Products Others Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous) Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 01-02-2003
Third Prize In Science Exhibition Loyola Vision 2000 Plus Others Andhra Loyola College (Autonomous), Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 08-12-2000
Guideship Details
Serial Number Name of the Candidate Department University Title of the thesis Date of Award of Degree
22PHDBOT003 Miss Tejashwini K BOTANY St. Josephs University Wild mushrooms nutraceuticals from Bengaluru, Karnataka, India 01-08-2026
22PHDBOT001 Mr. Bharath Kumar S BOTANY St. Joseph's University Diversity of wood degrading fungi and their biocontrol from timber depots of adjoining western ghats of Karnataka, India 01-08-2026
Previous Experience
Designation Institution Name Start Date End Date
Lecturer Andhra Loyola College 01-06-2015 06-12-2019
Lecturer Andhra Layola College, 08-06-2012 30-04-2013
Lecturer Aditya Degree College, 12-12-2005 19-09-2006
Guidance and Support
Title of the Paper Department Year of Guidance Type Name of the Institution Name of Students
Soil microflora in agricultural lands of Rayalseema,AP. BOTANY 2021 Term Paper PINNEPALLI NEELAKANTA SIDDHARTHA
Bio fuel producing diversity of algae from Arabian sea coast of karnataka, India BOTANY 2021 Term Paper KAVYA B
Medicinal plants from Darjeeling hills and its uses to mankind BOTANY 2021 Term Paper VISHESH SUBBA
Tissue cultured medicinal plants for the treatment of cancer in humans BOTANY 2021 Term Paper AKASH P
Myco - Diversity of urban areas of Bangalore, Karnataka. BOTANY 2021 Term Paper THERAN.E
Diversity of Algae in different lakes of Hosur and Bangalore BOTANY 2021 Term Paper SAGAR TIMOTHY J
Crop patterns and yields in different types of soil cultivations BOTANY 2021 Term Paper NITHIN V
Aloe vera products and it application in ayurvedic medicine BOTANY 2021 Term Paper GOWTHAMAN D
Medicinal plants used in homeopathy medicine and it applications in curing human diseases. BOTANY 2021 Term Paper MOHD DAWOD
Airomicoflora of vegetables and fruit markets of Bangalore Karnataka BOTANY 2019 Term Paper PRIYA A
Aeromycoplora of National highways in Bangalore,karnataka BOTANY 2019 Term Paper RESHMA RAJAN
Soft rot causing fungal pathogens in different vegetables and fruits of Bangalore , Karnataka BOTANY 2019 Term Paper SHREE KUMARI G.R
Biocontrol of bacterial and fungal pathogens of Vegetables in Bangalore market BOTANY 2019 Term Paper NITHYA M.S
Faculty Development Program
Title of Event Type of Event Level Organized by Place Date From Date To
Credible Research Publications Talks attended Others St. Joseph's University Bengaluru 13-10-2022 13-10-2022
Biotechnology trends and Future Prospects Conference International University of Agricultural Sciences Bangalore 13-09-2022 15-09-2022
Research tools and Applications Training Program Others St. Joseph's Unibersity Bengaluru 04-08-2022 04-08-2022
5 Learning Disciplines FDPs attended Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 12-07-2022 13-07-2022
Teache Competencies and Effective classroom Management Skills Workshop Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 25-02-2022 26-02-2022
online - In-silico Drug designing and Molecular Dynamics Simulations Short Term Program National CytoGene Research and Development Lucknow 09-12-2021 15-12-2021
Teaching, Learning, Testing Processes and Practices Training Program Others St. Joseph's College (Autonomous) Bengaluru 17-11-2021 17-12-2021
"Need of the study of rust fungi in plant pathology" Seminar International Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) Chennai 31-05-2020 31-05-2020
"Importance of Myco-taxonomy & need of Myco-Databases documentation" Seminar International Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) chennai 28-05-2020 28-05-2020
International FDP on Biological Science FDPs attended International organized by PG and Research Department of Botany, Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College, Pollachi Pollachi,Tamilnadu, India 25-05-2020 31-05-2020
E-course on Plant identification through digital photographs Training Program State Dr. L. H. Govt. Degree college mylaavaram, krishna dist 22-05-2020 22-05-2020
microbial transformation of waste for Renewable chemicals Fuels and Materials Seminar National Little flower Degree college Hyderabad 18-05-2020 18-05-2020
"Seaweed Biodiversity of India: Current Knowledge-base and identifying gaps, challenges, and Op Seminar International Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) chennai 16-05-2020 16-05-2020
Role of Plant sciences in combating Pandamics Seminar National Little Flower Degree college Hyderabad 15-05-2020 15-05-2020
“Training on E-Content Development: Strategies, Tools and Opportunities” FDPs attended State St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Bangalore 13-05-2020 21-05-2020
Herbals at Home for Health Management During Covid19 Seminar National Department of Botany Faculty of Science, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara 09-05-2020 09-05-2020
Plant Omics in Space, Seminar International the Botanical Society, Department of Botany, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, India Bangalore 05-05-2020 05-05-2020
Environmental conservation and Sustainable development Seminar National Department of Botany, Palamuru University Mahabubnagar 10-01-2020 10-01-2020
Resonance @25 Conference National St. Josephs College (Autonomous)) Bangalore 03-01-2020 04-01-2020
Electron Microscopy Workshop National B. R. Doshi School of Bio-Sciences, Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidhyanagar, Gujarat 19-01-2009 24-01-2009
Silencing the Message : mi and sn RNA’s Seminar National M.S. University of Baroda, vadodara 27-11-2008 27-11-2008
• World Environment Day Celebrations Seminar State The M.S. university of Baroda, Vadodara. 05-06-2008 05-06-2008
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Seminar State Bioinformatics Center, Pondichearry University Pondicherry 16-02-2005 18-02-2005
Bimics -04 Seminar State Pondichearry University, Pondichearry. 27-02-2004 27-02-2004
Research ids
Google Scholar id ResearchGate id Orcid id Scopus Author ID Vidwan
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