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Dr Ganesan Sevugaperumal Managing Director
M.Sc (Botany),Ph.D.,

Ganesan SevugaperumalBotanist Organic Farming Consultant

Calypso Fertilizers Pvt. Ltd.

www.calypsofertilizers.com 

Biocalyx Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

www.biocalyx.com 

Country Manager @ Intradix Iberica, Spain

www.intradix.com

Organic and Modern Farming Consultant

Mob. +91-9865070639

Email: sganesan76@gmail.com

Address for communication  :           2/12-1, Thiruchunai, Karungalakudi, Melur Taluk, Madurai 

                                                            TamilNadu, India. Pin Code: 625101.                                                                 

 

Specialization                        :           Biological and Agricultural Science

 

Total Years of Experience   :           19 + Years (Industry 5; Teaching 5, Doctoral Research 5.5) 

Academic Qualifications

Degree obtained Years of Graduation College / University
B.Sc.,

Botany

(1994 -1997) Madurai Kamaraj University,

Madurai, India

 

 

M.Sc.,

Botany

(1997-1999)
Ph.D.,

Botany

(1999-2004)

Details of Professional Career

Name of the Organization Designation Service Period
St. Joseph University in Tanzania,                           Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Head and Professor in Agri. & Horticulture 2014 – 2016

 

Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai – 9. Assistant Professor

in Botany

2010 – 2013
Welex Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.,

(Manufacturer of Ayurvedic Supplements)

Regd. office: 120, T.V. Industrial estate,                                    248/A, S.K. Ahire Marg.

Worli, Mumbai – 400025. MH. India

Website: www.welexcare.com

 

Research Scientist – Plant Based Drugs and Development

 

2005 – 2010

Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai – 9. India. Doctoral Fellow 1999 – 2004

Participated Workshop and Training programme

  • Participated in the nation seminar cum workshop on “Perspectives of Chemo-informatics for Drug discovery”, sponsored by Pondicherry University, Feb. 21 & 22, 2013.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Basics of Bio-informatics” held on 20th March, 2012 organized by Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Project under star college scheme, Madurai -9.
  • Participated in the workshop on “Reformation in Examination System” held on 22th March, 2012, organized by Office of the controller of examinations, Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), under UGC – UG Development Scheme, Madurai -9.
  • Participated in the training programme on “Enhancement of Internal Quality” organized by NAAC – IQAC of Thiagarajar College on 27th March 2012.
  • Work Shop on Item Writing Prescribed for College Level, March 24-26. 2011. Organized by National Testing Service – India, Regional Field Unit: Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai – 625009.
  • Training Programme on SPSS Software and its Applications, 2010. Organized by Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Project under Star College Scheme, Madurai -9.
  • Participated in two days national seminar/workshop on Plant diversity in India: Current status and conservation, held in the Department of Botany on Jan 21 & 22nd 2005, Madras Christian College (Autonomous), Chennai-59.

Published Books

  • Ganesan S, 2010. Biological control of Groundnut diseases, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Pp.199. (ISBN-978-3-8383-2496-8)
  • Ganesan S. 2011. South Indian Ethnomedicinal Plants, Volume I, Pub. Thiagarajar College (Autonomous), Madurai, TamilNadu, India. (ISBN-978-81-921731-0-8).   http://www.tcarts.in/academics_mgmt.php ; http://www.tcarts.in/research_books.php

Chapters in book

  • S.Ganesan et al. (2015), A Review on Indian Ethnomedicinal plants with diuretic And Diaphoretic properties, in Ethnomedicinal uses of plants, (Ed.) P.C. Trivedi, Pointer Pub. Jaipur, India. Pp.20-79 (ISBN-978-81-7132-824-6).
  • Ganesan S and Sekar R. 2011. Chapter 7. Screening of Biocontrol Agents against Rhizoctonia solani Causing Web Blight Disease of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea ). In: Pesticides in the Modern World – Pests Control and Pesticides Exposure and Toxicity Assessment, Dr. Margarita stoytcheva, (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-457-3, InTech, Europe, University Campus, Croatia. Pp. 127 – 140. More than 2000 time downloads by various countries – including USA, UK, etc.
  • Ganesan, S, Ramar Pandi and N. Banumathy, 2009. Ethnobotanical studies on the Flora of Alagar Hills, Eastern Ghats of Tamilnadu, India, in: Indigenous Ethnomedicinal Plants, (Ed.) P.C. Trivedi, Pointer Pub., Jaipur (ISBN 81-7132-583-2).
  • G., Ganesan. S., Kesavan. L and Banumathy. N. 2005. Ethnobotany of Ethnic group Thottianaickan of Tiruchirapalli District, TamilNadu, India. In: Advances in Medicinal Plants. Vol. I. Pub. Asian Medicinal Plants and Health Care Trust, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.Pp.59-75 (ISBN – 81-89070-07-X).
  • Ganesan, S and Sekar. R. 2004. Biocontrol mechanism of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Diseases-Trichoderma system. In: Biotechnological Applications in Environment and Agriculture, (Eds.) G.R. Pathade and P.K. Goel, ABD Pub. Jaipur, India. Pp. 312 – 327 (ISBN – 81-89011-12-X).

List of Publication in Reputed Journals

  • Ganesan S, et al. 2017. Antimicrobial activity of stem bark extracts of Acacia torta Craib. Preliminary studies and future perspectives. International Journal of Current Research, 9(7): 54269 – 54271.
  • Ganesan S, et al. 2017. GC MS Analysis and IN SILICO Docking analysis of extracts of Acacia torta Craib. Asian Journal of Science and Technology, 8(7): 5119-5123.
  • Ganesan S, et al., 2014. Antimicrobial Activity of Some Flowers of Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, India. Global Journal of Botanical Science, (1)1:1-6.
  • Ganesan S, et al., 2013. Floristic Diversity and its conservation status in the selected sacred groves of Madurai District, Tamil Nadu, India. Indian J. Trop. Biodiv. 21(1):15-27.
  • Ganesan S and Sekar R, 2012. Fluorescent Pseudomonas as plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria and biocontrol agents in Groundnut crop (Arachis hypogaea L.), Int. J. Applied Bio Research, 12:1-6.
  • Ganesan S, Ponnuchamy M, Kesavan L & Selvaraj A, 2009. Floristic composition and practices on the selected sacred groves of Pallapatty village (Reserved forest), Tamil Nadu, Indian J Traditional Knowledge, 8 (2): 154-162.
  • Ganesan S., Chandhirasekaran M, and Selvaraj A. 2008. Ethnoveterinary Health Care Practices in Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu, India. Indian J Traditional Knowledge, 7 (2):  347-354.
  • Ganesan, S., Manikandan, P., and Sekar, R. 2008. Angiospermic parasitic plants and their hosts in the southern districts of TamilNadu, India.  J. Econ. Taxon. Bot., 32 (1): 63-71. Recited in Haustorium – parasitic plants newsletter (ISSN-1944-6969)
  • Ganesan, S. 2008. Traditional oral care medicinal plants survey of Tamil Nadu, Natural Products Radiance, 7(2): 166-172.
  • Siva, N., Ganesan, S., Banumathy, N and Muthuchelian. 2008. Antifungal Effect of Leaf Extract of Some Medicinal Plants Against Fusarium oxysporum Causing Wilt Disease of Solanum melogena L. Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 156-163.
  • Ganesan, S and Roopam Y. Bhatt, 2008. Qualitative Nature of Some Traditional Crude Drugs Available in Commercial Markets of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Ethnobotanical Leaflets, 12: 348-360.
  • Ganesan, S., Ramar Pandi. N and Banumathy. N. 2008. Ethnomedicinal Survey of Alagar Koil hills (Reserved forest), TamilNadu, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 32 (Suppl.): 334 -344.
  • Ganesan, S., Ganesh Kuppusamy, R and Sekar, R., 2007 Integrated Management of Stem Rot Disease (Sclerotium rolfsii) of Groundnut (Arachis hypogaeaL.) Using Rhizobium and Trichoderma harzianum (ITCC – 4572), Turk J Agric For, (31) 103-108.
  • Manikandan, P., Ganesan, S. and Sekar, R. 2007. Parasitic Weed – Cuscuta chinensis Lam. (Dodder): a potential threat to common medicinal plant diversity. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot., 31 (2): 444 – 446. Recited in Haustorium – parasitic plants newsletter (ISSN-1944-6969)
  • Ganesan. S., Venkateshan. G and Banumathy. N. 2006. Medicinal Plants used by Ethnic group Thottianaickans of Semmalai Hills (Reserved forest), Tiruchirappalli District, TamilNadu. Indian J Traditional Knowledge, 5(2): 245-252.
  • Ganesan. S and Sekar. R. 2004. Biocontrol mechanism of Trichoderma harzianum (ITCC-4572) on Groundnut Web Blight Disease Caused by Rhizoctonia solani. J Theor Experl Biol, 1: 43 – 47.
  • Annapoorani, C and Ganesan, S and Chandrasekaran. S. 2004. Impact of exotic plant invasions on the structure and composition of herbaceous community in village ponds of Sivagangai District. TeJAS., 1(2): 74 – 80.
  • Ganesan, S., Suresh. N and Kesavan, L. 2004. Ethnomedicinal survey of Lower Palni hills of Tamil Nadu. Indian J Traditional Knowledge, 3(3): 299-304.
  • Ganesan, S and Kesavan, L. 2003. Ethnomedicinal plants used by the ethnic group Valaiyans of Vellimalai hills (Reserved forest), TamilNadu, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot., 27 (3): 754-760.
  • Ganesan, S and Sekar, R. 2000. Occurrence of phytoplasmal diseases in Madurai. J. Ecobiol. 12(4): 269 – 273.

Research Articles Published in Proceedings

  • Ravi C., Ganesan S and Boopalan T, 2013. A survey of the flowers recited by Kabilar in the Tamil Literature Kuringipattu at two hills in Southern Tamilnadu, Presented in the national conference on Biodiversity – Green Strategies for sustainable Development, Jan. 22nd and 23rd , organized by Department of Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Women’s Christian College, Chennai – 6.
  • Ganesan S, Sekar R, Siva N, Suresh K and Manikandan P. 2012. Ethnobotany of some parasitic plants of eastern ghats, TamilNadu, India. In: Proceedings of international conference on environmental security for food and health, Feb, 16-18. Organized by MDT Hindu College, Tirunelveli. Pp.16-18 (ISBN 978-81-7966-301-1).     
  • Siva N, Maridas M, Benniamin A, Ganesan S and Suresh K. 2012. Studies on the antibacterial and antidiuretic activity of leaf of Cinnamomum wightii Meisn. In: Proceedings of international conference on environmental security for food and health, Feb, 16-18. Organized by MDT Hindu College, Tirunelveli. Pp.9-11. (ISBN 978-81-7966-301-1).  
  • Suresh K, Siva N, Ganesan S. 2012. Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Malayali tribals in Kollihills of TamilNadu, India. In: Proceedings of international conference on environmental security for food and health, Feb, 16-18. Organized by MDT Hindu College, Tirunelveli. Pp.28-30. (ISBN 978-81-7966-301-1).  
  • Chandrasekaran, S., Priyadarshini, A.L., Kamalakannan, B. and Ganesan, S. 2004. Impact of Prosopis juliflora on microbial diversity in the semi-arid region of Tamilnadu. Proceedings of the National Workshop on Biodiversity Resources Management and Sustainable Use edited by K. Muthuchelian, Centre for Biodiversity and Forest studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, pp.370-374.  
  • Ganesan, S., Manimaran. P., Ramesh. K and Sekar. R. 2003. Biocontrol of Onion Basal Rot disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae. In: Biotechnology in Agriculture Industry and Environment, (Ed.) A.D. Deshmukh, Microbiologists Society, Karad, Maharashtra. Pp. 119-124.

Research works presented in National and International Conference

  • Ruby Janet G, Kavitha P and Ganesan S. 2013. Role of women in traditional religious and healthcare practices in Tamilnadu, Presented in the national seminar on “Issues and Strategies on Women empowerment: Vision 2020” March 14th and 15th , Organized by Women’s study centre, Thiagarajar college (Autonomous), Madurai -9. –  National level 2nd Prize     
  • Manimegalai K and Ganesan S. 2013. Role of Women and Flowers of Sangam Era, Presented in the national seminar on “Issues and Strategies on Women empowerment: Vision 2020” March 14th and 15th, Organized by Women’s study centre, Thiagarajar college (Autonomous), Madurai -9.
  • Chithiraiselvi G., Maharaja K, Manimegalai K and Ganesan S. 2013. Ethnopharmacological evaluation of wild orange plant (Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.) against some human pathogens. Presented in a national seminar on “Advances in Biotechnology and Biopharmaceutical technology” (NSABBT-2013) 6TH March, organized by Department of biotechnology, Mother Terasa Women’s University, Kodaikanal – 102. – National level 2nd Prize
  • Ravi C., Ganesan S and Boopalan T, 2013. A survey of the flowers recited by Kabilar in the Tamil Literature Kuringipattu at two hills in Southern Tamilnadu, Presented in the national conference on Biodiversity – Green Strategies for sustainable Development, Jan. 22nd and 23rd , organized by Department of Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Women’s Christian College, Chennai – 6. – National Level 1st PrizeHighly commended and interview was published in TIMES OF INDIA News Paper, Jan.23 and 24, 2013.
  • Ganesan S, Priya K and Manimegalai K. 2012. Pharmacological evaluation of three wild ethnomedicinal plants against the human pathogens. Organized by Department of Botany, Nesamoney Memorial Christian College, Marthandam – 65. Jan. 27 & 28.
  • Ganesan S, Manimegalai K and Priya K and 2012. Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of some wild flowers from ethnomedicinal plants against human pathogens. Organized by Department of Botany, Nesamoney Memorial Christian College, Marthandam – 65. January 27 & 28.
  • Ganesan S, Sekar R, Siva N, Suresh K and Manikandan P. 2012. Ethnobotany of some parasitic plants of eastern ghats, TamilNadu, India. In: International conference on environmental security for food and health, Feb, 16-18. Organized by MDT Hindu College, Tirunelveli.
  • Ganesan S. 2011. Eco-Heritage places: Sacred groves and sacred ponds of Madurai District, TamilNadu, India. Organized by C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre, Chennai. Feb. 12, 13 & 14.
  • Manikandan, P., M. Mayilsamy and Ganesan, S., 2010. Parasitic Plant Diversity and Their Host Ranges in Southern Districts of TamilNadu. National conference on “ Biodiversity for Sustainable Development: Threats, Indicators, Climate Change, Poverty Alleviation and Targets for Safeguarding Biodiversity” Organized by Centre for Biodiversity and Forest Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, TamilNadu. Aug. 25-27.
  • Ganesan, S., P. Manikandan, M. Mayilsamy and A. Rajendran, 2010. Synoptic Flora of the Maduai City, TamilNadu, India. XX Annual conference of Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy (IAAT) & International symposium on “Taxonomy, Plant diversity and Conservation”. Organized by Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbature, TamilNadu, India. Nov. 26-28.
  • Anne Virgin Jeeva. A., Ganesan, S and Sekar. R. 2003. Fluorescent Pseudomonas as plant growth promoting rhizobacteria and biocontrol agents in groundnut crop (Arachis hypogaea L.)  Presented in: International Seminar on Recent Advances in Biotechnology, Ponnaiya Ramajeyam College, Thanjavur.
  • Ganesan, S and Sekar. R. 2003. Mechanism of control of Rhizoctonia solani causing Web blight Disease in Groundnut by Trichoderma harzianum (ITCC – 4572). Presented in: One day Symposium on “Human Resource Development in Microbiology, Organized by: Association of Microbiologists of India, Cochin Unit. St. Teresa College, Ernakulam, Feb. 8.
  • Chandrasekaran. S., Priyadarshini. A.L., Ganesan, S and Balakrishan, R. 2002. Changes in Herbaceous vegetation following the invasion of Prosopis juliflora in the semi arid region of Tamil Nadu. Presented in: UGC State level Seminar, Recent Trends in Eco conservation, St. Johns College, Palayamkottai. Feb. 14-16.
  • Ganesan. S and Sekar. R. 2001. Biocontrol of Soil borne plant pathogens. Presented in: International Symposium on Recent Advances in Biological Science. Sponsored by DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India & K.S.R. Educational and Charitable Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu. Oct.11&12.
  • Ganesan. S, Ramesh. K and Sekar. R. 2001. Biocontrol of Onion basal rot Disease. Presented in: International Symposium on Recent Advances in Biological Science. Sponsored by DBT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India & K.S.R. Educational and Charitable Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu. Oct.11&12.
  • Ganesan, S., Manimaran. P., Ramesh . K and Sekar. R. 2001.Biocontrol of Onion Basal rot Disease caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae. Presented in: International Conference of SAARC Countries on “Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Environment”. (Sponsored by: DST, CPCB, CSIR, New Delhi, UGC, WRO-Pune, Shivaji University, Kolkapur, Yashvantro Chavan College) Karad, Maharashtra. Dec. 28-30.
  • Ganesan, S., Rajkumar. P and Kesavan. L. 2001. Medicinal plants used by Valaiyans. Presented in: National Conference on Siddha medicine Organized by Friends of Siddha medicine. Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu. Feb. 24 & 25.
  • Ganesan, S., Eluvakkal. T and Kesavan. L.2001. Medicinal plants used by Paliyans of Sirumalai hills, Sathuragiri hills and Kumily hills of Tamil Nadu. India. Presented in: State level seminar on conservation of biodiversity present and future scenario. Sponsored by UGC. Ayyanadar Janakiammal College, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. March.23 & 24.

Subject Handled & Skills

  • Fertilizers and pesticides technology
  • Horticulture technique, pesticide trial, organic forming, organic manure, biocides,       bio-fertilizers, etc.
  • Development of coconut pith based hydroponic system, nursery, Hydroponic based farming etc.,
  • Pathological methods, isolation and Identification of plant pathogens, biocontrol agents, bioactive compounds, Interaction studies, Light and Scanning Electron Microscopic studies, in-vitro & in-vivo Bio-Control studies, Protoplast fusion, Host parasites interaction, etc.
  • Microbiological studies, extraction and isolation of bioactive compounds, etc.,
  • Morphology and Taxonomy of Angiosperm, Medicinal plant, Traditional knowledge, Ethno-botany, Indian systems of medicine, etc.
  • Plant Physiology, Plant anatomy, Biochemistry, etc.,
  • Biodiversity I and II & Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Sciences
  • Plant Biotechnology, Tissue culture, Genetics, Molecular biology, Biostatistics, etc.,