Botany and Microbiology

Prof. Ammani kandru
M.Sc., Ph.D

Date of Birth 18-5-1959
Date of Joining 17-10-2006
Contact 0863-2346147, , 9396491118,
PhD Thesis
Title of Thesis University from which Ph.D. awarded Awarded Year
A study of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in soils of Prakasam and Guntur districts and their association with cereals and grasses Acharya Nagarjuna University April,1991
Areas of Research Interest
Microbial Biotechnology, Ethanobotany,Medical Microbiology,Agricultural Microbiology&Environmental Sciences
Academic Achievements
1) Selected thrice at the National level selections (UGC NET, CSIR RA twice ) 2) Recepient of FBS from the Indian Botanical Society 3) Awarded award of excellence in Environmental Sciences by Eurasian academy 4) Selected as Associate fellow AP Academy of Sciences. 5) Editor for a reputed Microbiology Journal & editorial Board member of IJSSR, Research journal of Biotechnology, Glacier journals & Advances in Biomedicine & Pharmacy 6) Isolated, identified and cultured efficient strains of Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi 7) Isolated and characterized efficient strains of PGPR and also studied their biocontrol potential 8) Worked on phytochemical, antioxidant, antidiabetic potential of Nymphea and isolated a novel bioactive compound 9) Attended five International conferences abroad(John Hopkins,USA, SriLanka, Nepal, Dubai & Malysia)presented and chaired a session 10) Delivered an Invited lecture at Nepal and chaired a session. 11) Received Best teacher Award, 2019 (Govt. of A.P.) 12) Received Distinguished Scientist Award, 2019 (Academy of Plant Sciences, India)
No. of Books Published and Edited One. Chapters in 7 books. Associate editor -2
No. of research articles published/presented since the inception:

Research Students Information

Guided Successfully Submitted Presently Guiding
Ph.D 15 7
M.Phill/LLM 10 5

Journals For Details of PublicationsClick here

National Journals 26
International Journals 58


Conference National 80
Conference International 70
Research Collaboration

Major/Minor Research Projects Conducted

Title Date Funding Amount(in Lakhs) Project Summery
Seasonality of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Biofertilizer) and glomalin in undisturbed sites April, 2009 Minor 1,00,000 Click here