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  • Dr Karthikeyan Gandhi

  • Professor
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Publications 1998 - 2022

Publications

  • 174
    Journal Articles
  • 9
    Book Chapter
  • 8
    Book
  • 80
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 8
    Note
  • 43
    Other
  • 35
    Projects
  • 10
  • 3
  • 50

Citations / H-Index

524 Citations
13 h-index
517 Citations

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Expertise

Plant Sciences

Plant Virology , Biological Control

Personal Information

Dr Karthikeyan Gandhi

Male
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - 641003


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Plant Pathology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Honours and Awards

2020

Secretary, Madras Agricultural Students’ Union, TNAU, Coimbatore 641 003

Madras Agricultural Journal

2019

Editorial committee member

Indian Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2018

Best Oral Paper Presentation Award – Emerging viral diseases of cucurbitaceous crops in Tamil Nadu

Indian Phytopathological Society and National Research Centre for Banana (ICAR)

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2020

Secretary, Madras Agricultural Students’ Union, TNAU, Coimbatore 641 003

Madras Agricultural Journal

2019

Editorial committee member

Indian Journal of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2018

Best Oral Paper Presentation Award – Emerging viral diseases of cucurbitaceous crops in Tamil Nadu

Indian Phytopathological Society and National Research Centre for Banana (ICAR)

2018

Best Poster Award – Molecular characterization of Groundnut bud necrosis virus causing bud blight of tomato in Tamil Nadu

Indian Phytopathological Society and National Research Centre for Banana (ICAR)

2018

Best Researcher Award of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2018

Scientist of Excellence in Niche Area of Research award for Plant Virology

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2018

Recognition Certificates - Two numbers for having received the externally funded projects / schemes

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2015

Prof. K S Bilgrami Paper Presentation Award - Diagnostics and characterization of viruses in vegetable ecosystems of Tamil Nadu

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2015

Best Poster Presentation Award – Diagnostics and characterization of viruses in vegetable ecosystems of Tamil Nadu

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2013

P R Verma Student Award – for the students’ paper on Development and evaluation of invert emulsion formulation of Pseudomonas fluorescens (FP7) against Colletotrichum musae, incitant of anthracnose disease in banana

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology

2012

Best Poster Award – A specific and sensitive method for the Detection of Colletotrichum musae in banana fruit

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology – National Symposium

2012

Best Poster Award – Biological Management of blast pathogen using Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens (FZB 24)

Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology – National Symposium

2012

Best Poster Award – Protein Modeling of Geminivirus and host – pathogen interaction between cassava and cassava mosaic Gemini viruses

Plant Protection Association of India – International Conference

2012

Recognition Certificates - Seven numbers for having received the externally funded projects / schemes

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2012

Editorial board member

Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection

2011

Honor for developing e-content for ‘Fundamentals of Plant Pathology (2+1) – B.Sc. (Hort.)’

NAIP – ICAR

2010

Best Researcher Award of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2010

Best Poster Award – A fast and versatile molecular tool for the detection of root (wilt) phytoplasma in coconut palms

International Conference on Coconut Biodiversity for Prosperity – CPCRI, Kasaragod

2008

Best Poster Award - The occurrence of grapevine viruses in Washington state vineyards

Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers, USA

2005

Best Poster Presentation award - Integrated management of basal stem rot disease in coconut

Indian Phytopathological Society

2005

Best Poster award – Management of basal stem rot of coconut

UGC sponsored National Seminar

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2021

Microbial volatiles (mVOCs) induced defense response against pathogens of rice and tomato

A. P. Sridharan, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Molecular epidemiology on seasonal variation of yellow mosaic disease incidence in blackgram (Vignamungo L. Hepper) and its management through exogenous delivery of dsRNA

K. Kamesh Krishnamurthy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2018

Engineering groundnut bud necrosis virus resistance through RNA silencing technology in tomato

M. Suganyadevi, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

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2021

Microbial volatiles (mVOCs) induced defense response against pathogens of rice and tomato

A. P. Sridharan, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2021

Molecular epidemiology on seasonal variation of yellow mosaic disease incidence in blackgram (Vignamungo L. Hepper) and its management through exogenous delivery of dsRNA

K. Kamesh Krishnamurthy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2018

Engineering groundnut bud necrosis virus resistance through RNA silencing technology in tomato

M. Suganyadevi, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

2014

Characterization of viruses infecting cucurbitaceous crops in Tamil Nadu

Nagendran, K., AC & RI, Coimbatore

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2014

Indian Virological Society

Life Member

2010

Ulavarin Vazharum Velanmai

Life Member

2005

Madras Agricultural Students' Union

Life Member

2014

Indian Virological Society

Life Member

2010

Ulavarin Vazharum Velanmai

Life Member

2005

Madras Agricultural Students' Union

Life Member

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Research Projects

Exploitation of Chaetoglobosin producing Chaetomium and formulation development for the management of Fusarium – Meloidogyne complex in tomato

Funding Agency : DST – SERB, New Delhi

Delineation of begomoviruses causing yellow mosaic disease in bitter gourd (Momordica charantia), mechanism of their transmission and management

Funding Agency : DST – SERB, New Delhi

Programme support for developing resilient rice through genomics – Sub Project I: ‘Accelerating the development and delivery of multiple stress tolerant and resilient rice genotypes through genomics assisted breeding

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi (CEIB – Category –III)

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Exploitation of Chaetoglobosin producing Chaetomium and formulation development for the management of Fusarium – Meloidogyne complex in tomato

Funding Agency : DST – SERB, New Delhi

Delineation of begomoviruses causing yellow mosaic disease in bitter gourd (Momordica charantia), mechanism of their transmission and management

Funding Agency : DST – SERB, New Delhi

Programme support for developing resilient rice through genomics – Sub Project I: ‘Accelerating the development and delivery of multiple stress tolerant and resilient rice genotypes through genomics assisted breeding

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi (CEIB – Category –III)

Engineering resistance against Cucumber mosaic virus in King chilli / chilli through RNA silencing technology

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

“Fund for Improvement of Science & Technology infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)” Level – I for the Department of Plant Pathology as Core Project Implementing Group Scientist

Funding Agency : FIST - Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New

Evaluation of bio-efficacy and phytotoxicity of fungicides FF1702 against downy mildew of grapevine and early and late blight of tomato

Funding Agency : Private Agency -M/s. FMC India Private Ltd., Bangalore

Ecology of thrips and tospoviruses interactions in tomato and watermelon pathosystems

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Engineering resistance against Groundnut bud necrosis virus in tomato through RNAi approach

Funding Agency : SERB, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi

‘Emergence of Tobacco streak virus infecting cotton in Tamil Nadu: Investigations on transmission, spread and symptom remission’

Funding Agency : DBT, New Delhi

Evaluation of bio-efficacy and phytotoxicity of BAS 751 04 F and BAS 750 02 F (Fungicides) against grey mildew and Alternaria blight of cotton

Funding Agency : Private Agency- M/s BASF India Ltd, Navi Mumbai

Biopriming of banana tissue culture plantlets with PGPR endophytes for enhanced resistance to rhizome rot of banana caused by Erwinia carotovora pv. caratovora

Funding Agency : DST - GOI, New Delhi

International Plant Virus Disease Network (IPVDN)

Funding Agency : Foreign Agency scheme sponsored by the USAID USA

South Asia Regional IPM Program - Integrated pest management in vegetable crops

Funding Agency : Foreign Agency scheme sponsored by USAID through Washington State University, USA

Testing of bio-efficacy of Bacillus subtilis based biopesticide – Taegro against major diseases of chillies, potato and rose

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme– M/s Novozyme South Asia Private Ltd, Bangalore

Genetic diversity of Tospoviruses and thrips in horticultural crops in seven agroclimatic zones of Tamil Nadu and development of eco- friendly management practices for thrips

Funding Agency : Department of Biotechnology, GOI, New Delhi

Production and Supply of Cassava mosaic virus free planting materials Phase II

Funding Agency : NADP Agriculture (AP1) Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu

Evaluation of Bacillus subtilis based product (Taegro) against bacterial and fungal sideases of paddy and tomato

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme – M/s Novozyme South Asia Private Ltd, Bangalore

Evaluation of Bacillus subtilis (Stanes Sting) on Sigatoka disease in banana

Funding Agency : T. Stanes company Ltd.

Evaluation of liquid formulation of Paecilomyces lilacinus (Bio Nematon) against root knot nematode in tomato

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme – M/s T. Stanes

Engineering tobacco streak ilarvirus resistance in soybean through RNA silencing technology

Funding Agency : Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New Delhi

International Training on ‘seed health, certification, plant pest and disease diagnosis’ for five Plant Protection & Quarantine Department staff of Afghanistan

Funding Agency : Foreign Agency – An Australian AID

International Training on ‘seed health, certification, plant pest and disease diagnosis’ for five Plant Protection & Quarantine Department staff of Afghanistan

Funding Agency : Foreign Agency – An Australian AID

Mass production of different Plant Growth Promoting Pseudomonas formulations

Funding Agency : Venture Capital Scheme of TNAU

Evaluation of newer fungicide molecules Propamocarb 520 +Fosetyl 310-840 SL against seedling diseases of tomato, chilli and cabbage

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme– M/s Bayer Crop Science Ltd

Testing of an antivirus liquid formulation (Citrax) against Tospovirus in tomato and a bactericide formulation (Product X) against bacterial leaf blight in rice

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme – M/s T. Stanes

Evaluation of fungicide molecules Amistar Top 325 SC and Apron XL 35 ES against chillies and tomato disease complex (early and late blight) and seedling diseases

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme – Syngenta India Ltd.

Evaluation of newer fungicide Penconazole (Topas 10EC) against powdery mildew disease of grapes and blackgram

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme M/s Syngenta

Evaluation of newer fungicide molecules Amistar Top 325 EC and Apron XL 35 ES against chilli and tomato disease complex andseedling diseases

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme – M/s Syngenta

Harnessing the potential of biopesticides against pests and diseases: Its implications in sustainable crop protection

Funding Agency : ICAR Sponsored Winter school

Evaluation of Symbion C (Chaetomium globosum) bio- formulation against late blight disease of potato

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme T. Stanes (India) Ltd.

Evaluation of newer fungicide molecule Hexaconazole 75 WG (RIL-012/F1) against rice sheath blight and sheath rot diseases

Funding Agency : Private Agency scheme Rallis India Ltd.

Integrated management of thrips borne Tospoviruses in vegetable cropping systems

Funding Agency : Foreign Agency scheme sponsored by USAID through Washington State University, USA

Experiential Learning – Setting up of facilities of hands on training ‘Commercial production of bio-inputs for agriculture’

Funding Agency : ICAR, New Delhi

Mass production of different Plant Growth Promoting Pseudomonas formulations

Funding Agency : Venture Capital Scheme of TNAU

Increasing productivity and income from coconut through integrated disease management technologies in basal stem rot affected area

Funding Agency : Coconut Development Board, Kochi

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