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Dr. C. Sankaranarayanan

Dr.C. Sankaranarayanan

Principal Scientist (Nematology)

Current Areas of Research

  • Exploitation of entomopathogenic nematode-symbiotic bacteria complexes for insect control.
  • Exploration of insecticidal toxins from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus symbiotic bacteria.
  • Biological management of sugarcane phyto-nematodes.

Countries visited: N.A.

Membership in professional bodies

  1. Fellow and Life Member- Society for Biocontrol Advancement, Bangalore, India,
  2. Fellow and Member- Nematological Society of India, New Delhi,
  3. Life member - Society for Advancement of Plant Protection in Horticultural Ecosystems, Bangalore, India,
  4. Life member – Society for Sugarcane Research and Development- Coimbatore,
  5. Member, Society for Plant Protection Sciences, New Delhi,
  6. Member: Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata.
Number of National and International publications:
  1. Peer reviewed articles: 50
  2. Books / Book Chapters: 10
  3. Abstracts in symposium/seminar: 80
  4. Technical articles, popular articles: 25

Awards and recognitions:

  • Fellow - Nematological Society of India (FNSI). Awarded by Nematological Society of India, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
  • Fellow - Society for Biocontrol Advancement (FSBA). Awarded by Society for Biocontrol Advancement, Project Directorate of Biological Control, Bangalore.
  • Awarded First Prize in poster presentation at National Nematology symposium on "Paradigms in Nematological Research for Biodynamic Farming” during November 2004, UAS (G.K.V.K), Bangalore, India.
  • Expert member- Board of Studies for Biotechnology of Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, India for the academic years 2007 & 2008.
  • External examiner for M. Sc (Agri.)/Ph D programmes in TNAU, Coimbatore and other Universities.
  • Delivered invited lectures in many national and international symposia, conferences and meetings.

As supervisor for Ph.D / M.Sc Students:

  1. Ph.D Guide, Bharatiyar University, Coimbatore,
  2. Ph.D Guide, Anna University, Coimbatore

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Address for correspondence:

Dr. C. Sankaranarayanan,
Principal Scientist (Nematology)
Sugarcane Breeding Institute, (ICAR),
Coimbatore 641007- India.

Phone: Office: 0422-2472621- Ext.231
Cell: +919865806784


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