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Dr. P. Malliga

Dr. P. Malliga

Professor
Department of Marine Biotechnology


Education


M. Sc.

M. Phil.

Ph. D.


Area of Specialization


Lignin Waste Degradation, Biofertilizers of Cyanobacteria and Organic Farming.


Publications


Research papers published in reputed Journals

National

1. Malliga, P. and G. Subramanian, 2002. Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Sustainable Agriculture In: Proceedings of national symposium on Bioinoculants for sustainable Agriculture and forestry pp. 99-106.

2. Ravishankar, R. and P. Malliga , 2003. Effect of cyanobacterial extract on the germination and seedling growth of black gram (Vigna Mungo L.) T9 variety. J. Swamy Bot-C1.20:49-54.

3. Malliga, P. and G. Subramanian, 2004. Induction of sporulation and spore germination of Anabaena azollae ML2 with the compounds from coir waste. Jr. of Industrial Pollution Control 20 (2) pp 311-316.

4. Malliga, P. and V. Viswajith, 2004. Biodegradation of Lignin: A search for valuable products. Biotechnological Applications in Environmental Management, pp 232-239.

5. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V. and P. Malliga , 2005. Degradative action of fresh water Cyanobacterium Phormidium sp. on Prosopis juliflora, J. Swamy Bot-C1.22: 91-94.

6. Malliga, P. and Viswajith, V. 2007. Coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer using Phormidium sp. BDU 5. The patent office Journal issue No.13/2007 pp. 6329-6352.

7. Malliga, P. and Viswajith, V. 2007.Larvicidal efficiency of aqueous Prosopis juliflora extract a perspective mosquito biocontrol and Cyanobacterial mass cultivation.The patent office Journal issue No.33/2007 pp. 6830-6885.

8. Varalakshmi P., Viswajith V., Prabha DS., Malliga P . Evaluation of cyanobacterial extracts for seed germination property on Oryza sativa, Helianthus annus and Hibiscus esculentus. Environmental science An Indian Journal.pp:1-6.

9. Varalakshmi P., Viswajith V., Prabha DS., Malliga P . Efficacy of cyanobacterial (Oscillatoria annae) extract on growth and yield of Oryza sativa L. Research and Reviews in Bioscience. (Accepted)

10. Malliga, P. and Prabha D.S. 2008. Development and Application of Coir pith based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Field. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Organic Farming: Trends and Challenges, pp. 79-81.

11. Viswajith, V and Malliga, P. 2008. Ligninolytic enzyme profile of Oscillatoria annae in response to Lantana camara. Indian Journ. Of Botanical Research, Vol. 4 (2):275 - 278

12. Chandrasekar, P., Prabha, DS., Subramanian,V.,Sharma, UC., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P. 2009. Optimization of Cyanopith Biofertilizer for Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Cultivation. BDU.J.Sci & Tech.2: 324-331.

International

13. Subramanian, G. and P. Malliga , 1988. Isolation of Anabaena azollae from the megasporocarp of Azolla. Curr. Sci., 57 (24) 1352-53.

14. Malliga, P. , Uma, L. and G. Subramanian, 1996. Lignolytic activity of the cyanobacterium Anabaena azollae ML2 and the value of coir waste as a carrier for BGA biofertilizer Microbios 86 175-183.

15. Malliga, P. and G. Subramanian, 1989. Effect of certain chemicals on the in vivo status of the endosymbiont Anabaena azollae in Azolla pinnata R.Br. Curr. Sci. 58 (11) 634-635.

16. Rajagoundan Rajavel, Thangavel Sivakumar, Murugesan Jagadeeswaran and Perumal Malliga , 2009. Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of Osicillatoria willei in experimental animal models. Journ. Of Medic. Pla. Research Vol. 3(7), pp. 533-537.

17. Abraham Christopher, P., Viswajith, V., Prabha, S., Sundhar, K. and Malliga, P. , 2007. Effect of coir pith based cyanobacterial basal and foliar biofertilizer on Basella rubra L. Acta agriculturae Slovenica, 89-1,pp.59-63.

18. Prabha, DS., Karthikeyan, K., Navanietha krishnaraj, R., Akila, BM., Hemanth, S., Harikrishnan, R ; Archunan, G and Malliga, P. 2009. Effect of phenolic compounds released during degradation of Coir pith by Oscillatoria annae on Albino rat (Rattus norvegicus). J. Appl. Sci. Environ Manage. 13(4)87-90.

19. Pitchai Palaniappan, Perumal Malliga, Solamuthu Manian, Sivaperumal Sivaramakrishnan, Munisamy Madhiyan and Tongmin sa, 2010. Plant growth promontory effect on cow pea (Vigna unguiculata L.) using coir pith aqueous extract formulation of cyanobacterium Phormidium. American-Urasian J. Agri. & Envirn. Sci. 8(2): 178-184, 2010.

Research papers presented at Conference / Seminars

National

1. XI All Indian Botanical Conference by the Indian Botanical Society held at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, during 02-04, January, 1989.
Paper presented:: The effect of growth regulators, colchicines and salt stress on A. pinnata

2. 31st Annual conference of AMI of India held at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, during 23 - 25, January, 1991.

Paper presented: Two types of cyanobacterial symbionts from Azolla

3. 33rd Annual conference of AMI of India held at Goa, during 05 - 07, November, 1992.
Paper presented:: Characterization of the two types cyanobacterial symbionts from A. pinnata

4. Diamond Jubilee Symposia and 39th Annual conference of A.M.I. of India held at Mangalore, during 05-07, December, 1998.
Paper presented: Efficacy of coir waste based Anabaena azollae ML2 as a Biofertilizer for Rice Cultivation.

5. Seminar on Modern Trends in plant Science held at AVC College, Mannapandal, Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu, during 04-06, March, 1999.

Paper presented:: Photosynthetic Biofertilizer.

6. Seminar on 6th Ienthamil Ayvalar Mandram held at Mathaguppatt Sivagangai Tamil Nadu during 08- 09, January, 2000.

Paper presented:: Microbial Biofertilizer and Green Revolution

7. 40th Annual conference of AMI of India held at the Central Institute of Fresh Water aquaculture,Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, during 22-24, January, 2000.

Paper presented:: Induction of sporulation and spore germination of A.azolla ML2 with coir waste.

8. Participated National Symposium on Recent trends in crop improvement for sustainable development held at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, during 27-29, January, 2000.

9. Participated in the National Symposium on Phycology in the New Millennium held at University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai during 01-03, March, 2000. Paper presented:: The influence of microbial association and nitrogen sources of A. pinnata

10. National Workshop on Recent developments in Biofertilizers for Rice based cropping system at Coimbatore, during 16-18, August, 2001. Paper presented:: Potential of coir wasted BGA Biofertilizer for paddy cultivation.

11. National Conference on Integrating Technology into teaching and learning. In: National symposium on Advances in National products chemistry at St. Joseph College, Tiruchirappalli during 21 Feb. 2002.
Paper presented:: Reviewing of existing teaching methods and arriving at innovative tools for higher education, at Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, during 09-10, February, 2002.

12. A National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights-Present Necessities and Responsibilities at NFMC, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24, on 19th December, 2002.

13. 44th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India at Department of Agricultural Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-580 005, Karnataka, during 12-14, November, 2003.
Paper presented:: Degradation of Alkali Treated Coir Waste by Cyanobacteria BDU-5

14. Lecture programme on “Current Concepts in Biological Research” at National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, Department of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24, during 27-28, February, 2004.

15. National Symposium on Microalgal Biotechnology at the National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, during 11-13, March,2004.

Paper presented: Improvement of crop yield using cyanobacterial biofertilizers. P. Malliga , 2004

Paper presented: Analysis of by-product during degradation of coir waste by Cyanobacteria. Sobika, S., Viswajith, V. and P. Malliga , 2004.

Paper presented: Biodegradation of Different lignocellulosic wastes using Cyanobacteria. Boopathi, S., Illayaraja, R., Viswajith, V. and P. Malliga , 2004.

Paper presented: A comparative study about the effect of cyanobacterial extract on the growth of Vigna radiata Linn. (Green gram) Viswajith, V., Dhanalakshim, P. and P. Malliga , 2004.

Paper presented: Effect of Cyanobacterial foliar spray on the growth of economically important plant. Venkatraman, K., Vicneshvaran, R.,Viswajith, V. and P. Malliga 2004.

Paper presented: Plant growth regulating substances from microorganisms. Boopathi, S., Karthik, R. and P. Malliga , 2004.

16. Attended Coir Board Golden Jubilee Celebrations held on 11-13 August 2004 at Central Coir Research Institute, Kalavoor, Alleppey, Kerala.
Paper presented:: Development of Coir pith Cyanobacterial bio-fertilizer.

17. Attended National Symposium, on “Biodiversity of Fresh Water Algae”, at University of Madras, CASB, Guindy Campus, Chennai-600 025, during 08-09, September, 2004.
Paper presented:: Cyanobacteria as tool for lignocellulosic waste degradation. Malliga, P. and Viswajith, V.

18. Participated in the Interactive Workshop on Biofertilizer held at IARI, New Delhi during 5-6, November, 2004.

19. National Symposium on Developments in Biotechnology: Emerging Trends and Challenges & First BRSI Convention, held on November 25-27, 2004 at School of Life Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon-425 001.
Paper Presented: A study of enzyme profile in fresh water cyanobacteria PhormidiumBDU-5 during its action on lignocellulosic material. Viswajith, V., Swaminathan, P., Reddi Sivaprasanth, K. Priya, B. and Malliga, P.

20. Attended Awareness cum training programme on Organic Farming and Vermicomposting for Rural Farmers” on 17th-18th ,October 2005, at The seminar hall, Saraswathi Narayanan College, Madurai.

21. Attended and presented Paper workshop on technology transfer in Coir industry on 6th January 2006 at the Central Coir Research Institute, Kalavoor, Alappuzha, Kerala.

22. Attended National workshop cum training on Spirulina cultivation: potentials & prospects (Spirutech-2006) during January 23rd -25th 2006 at Department of Post- Graduate Studies and Research in Biological Sciences, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur (M.P.), India.

23. Attended National Seminar on Advances in Plant Sciences on 24-25th February 2006 at Department of Plant Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24.
Paper presented:: Studies on the degradative action of fresh water cyanobacteria Oscillatoria sp. on Prosopis juliflora and Lantana camara. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V., Lurthu Mary, J., Abraham Christopher, P. and Malliga, P.

24. National Science Communication Congress on October 10-15, 2006 at Gujarat Science City, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Paper presented:: Coir pith based cyanobacterial biofertilizer for sustainable agriculture. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V., Narendrakumar, S., Sundhar, K. and Malliga, P.

25. Attended the National Symposium on “Frontiers in Biotechnology” (NSFB), at Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore-641046 February 8-9, 2007.
Paper presented:: Lignolytic enzymes activity of cyanobacteria on various lignocellulosic waste for biotechnological applications.

26. Attended the National conference on “Scope and Applications of Microbes in Agriculture & Environment” New Horizons & Technologies, at CSJM University, Kanpur, 19-21 February 2007.
Paper presented:: Scope of Cyanobacteria in Coir waste degradation and application as biofertilizer for field cultivation.

27. Attended the National Symposium on “Recent advances in phycology from molecule to ecosystem” at Department of Botany, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 14-16, November 2007.
Paper presented:: Role of coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer for dry/wet land crops and Cyanobacteria a future perspective for bioethanol production and biofertilizer application.

Poster presented: Cyanobacteria a future perspective for bioethanol and biofertilizer application Viswajith, V., Prabha, D.S., and Malliga, P.

28. Attended South Asian Conference on “Water in agriculture: Management options for increasing crop productivity per drop of water” on November 15-17 2007at Department of Land & Water Management, IGKV, Raipur, India,
Poster presented: Coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer for improving water use efficiency. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V. and Malliga, P.

29. Attended. 48th Annual Conference on Association of Microbiologists of India on December 19-21 2007 at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai.
Poster presented: Effect of coir pith based basal Cyanobacterial biofertilizer and foliar spray on Vigna ungiculata. Rajeshwari, K., Palaniappan, P., Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V. and Malliga, P.

Poster presented: Degradative action of fresh water Cyanobacterium Phormidium sp. on Lantana camera.Siva Sathya, R., Sasikala, R., Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V. and Malliga, P.

Poster presented: Screening of Oscillatoria annae for its degradative ability on the lignocellulosic waste coir pith. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V., Malliga, P. , Sarma, U.S., and Anita Das., R.

Poster presented: The degradative action of fresh water Cyanobacterium Phormidium sp. on coir pith. Palaniselvi, S., Juliet, A., Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V. and Malliga, P. Sarma,U.S., and Anita Das., R.

30. Attended and delivered lecture in one day workshop on coir pith degradation by cyanobacteria and organic farming in awareness creation of REMOT SCHEME at Pattukkottai on 11.7.2008, organized by Coir Board Regional office of Pollachi.

31. Attended National Symposium on Algae in Agriculture and Food Industry on September 20- 21 2008 Organized by Post Graduate and Research Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Pachaiyappa’s College and Krishnamurthy Institute of Algology, Chennai.
Poster presented: Coir Pith Based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Field Cultivation on Oryza sativa and Hibiscus sabdariffa L. Subramaniyan,V., John Britto, J., Anandhraj, B., Prabha,.D.S., Vishwajith,V., Durairaju, S., Sarma, U.S., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P.

Poster presented: Mass Production of Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer using Neem Extract and its Effect as Basal and Foliar Spray on Dolichos biflorus and Hibiscus escuelntus. Prabha D.S., Sathya R., Saranya, V.M., SharmilaBanu, S., Vishwajith,V., Sarma, U.S., Anita Das, R and Malliga,P.

Poster presented: Effect of Coir Pith Based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer and Cow manure on Sesbania aculeate. Krishna Moorthy, S., Vadivel, M., Anandhraj, B., Prabha,.DS., Vishwajith,V., Durairaju, S., Sarma, US., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P.

Poster presented: Effect of Coir Pith Based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer and Cow manure on Amaranthus gangeticus. Manoharan, G., Vishnukumar, B., Anandhraj, B., Prabha,.D.S., Vishwajith,V., Sarma, US., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P.

32. Attended state level seminar on Technology of Organic Farming for Rural Development on septmenber 25-26 2008 Organized by Department of Botany , Alagappa Govt. Arts College, Karaikudi, Sivagangai Dist. Tamilnadu.
Poster Presented: Effect of Coir pith Based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer on Raphanus sativus. Subramaniyan, V., Sathya R., Saranya, VM., Vishwajith,V., Bhuwaneshwari,B., Krishna Moorthy, S., Sarma, US., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P.

Poster Presented: A study on the effect of Cyanopith biofertilizer for Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Cultivation. Durairaju, S., Chandrasekar, P., Prabha,.DS., Anandhraj,B., Manoharan, G., Sarma, US., Anita Das, R and Malliga, P.

Paper Presented: Effect of Cyanopith and Cyanospray Biofertilizer on Solanum lycopercium and Capsicum annuum. Prabha, D.S., Viswajith, V., Rajinimol, Anandhraj, B., Sarma, U.S., Anita Das, R. and Malliga, P.

33. Attened 96th Indian Science communication Congress on 3-7 january 2009 at North East Hill University, shillong, India.
Poster Presented: Imparting Training to Self Help Group on Mass Production of Coir Pith Based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer.

34. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Rural Development on 30&31 march 2009, Organized by Dept. of adult, continuing education and extension at Bharathidasan University, Trichirapalli, Tamilnadu.
Paper presented:: Organic Agriculture and Farming Communities. Prabha, D.S and Malliga, P.

35. National Seminar on Recent Trends in Biological Science on 12.04.2009 Organized by Sri Gowri Biotech Research Academy, Nagai Main Road, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.
Poster Presented: Effect of Cyanopith and Jiwamritha on Cajanus cajan

36. Attended 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Algal Biotechnology-Algal Biotechnology in the Asia-Pacific Region: New Challenges and opportunities for the 21st century on December1-4, 2009 at Department of Botany, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.
Poster presented: Effect of Cyanopith Biofertilizer as Basal and spray on different plants. Manoharan, G., Chandrasekaran, P., Durairaj, S., Mahesh Kumar, N., Chitradevi, K and Malliga, P.

Poster presented: Effect of Degraded Prosopis juliflora by Oscillatoria laetevirens on Rat (Rattus norvigecus). Subramanian, V., Naresh L.M., Prabha, DS., Bhuvaneshwari,B., Krishna Moorthy, S and Malliga, P.

37. Attended 4th National Conference of National Environmentalists Association on Present Scenario of Environmental Pollution and its Effect on Living Organisms on 9th -11th December, 2009 organized by Department of Zoology, Govt. College of Arts and Science, Aurangabad, Maharastra, India.
Invited Talk: Impart Training In Various Techniques of Organic Agriculture for Farming Communities.

38. Attended National level workshop on GEO DIMMS - 2010 at Tamil University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, from 22.02.2010 to 26.02.2010.
Invited Talk: Production of Organic Fertilizers From Waste and Its Utilization for Sustaining Soil Health and Crop Yield.

39. Delivered a special lecture on ‘ Role Of Cyanobacteria In Bioremediation And Their Value Added Products In Biotechnology’ in the National level workshop on 17th February 2010 conducted by National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, Bharathidasan University, Trichy - 24

40. Attented National level seminar on organic farming and environmental management at Anna Univertsity, Chennai from 22.03.2010 to 23.03.2010.

41. Attended Training on Pulses production technologies on 07-07-2010 to 08-07.2010 at Krishi vigyan kendra, kattupakkam, Kanchipuram.

42. Attented Agro-Exhibition on 09.07.2010 at suguna auditorium, coimbatore.


Schems Mobilized and Grants obtained


Name of the Agency Amount approved Title of the Project
Tamil Nadu State Council and Science & Technology/ 1999 5,000.00 Identification of the compounds responsible for the induction of sporulation and spore germination in A. azollae ML2 during the degradation of coir waste & field study of A. azollae and Phormidium valderianum BDU 20041 as coir waste based biofertilizer.
UGC Minor Projects No.8383/E2/2000/04.10.2000. 15,000.00 Physiology and Biochemistry of akinetes of Anabaena induced with coir waste.
DBT D.O.BT/AB/01.04.2003 14,75,000.00 Bioconversion of Lignocellulosic feed stock into ethanol as biofuel
Coir Board No.CB/2004/S&T/1/9/dt.30.04.2004 4,97,000.00 Development and Application of coir pith based cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for field
UGC through CWS No. 18093/E9/04/21.08.06 10,000.00 Training of Women Farmers on coir pith based bio-fertilizer and field demonstration
DRDA RC.No.3173/2005/B1/09.01.2007 13,095.00 Training on Preparation and Application of Coir pith based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Self Help Group.
DRDA RC.No.3173/2005/B1/27.01.2007 12,520.00 Training on Preparation and Application of Coir pith based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Self Help Group.
DRDA RC.No.3173/2005/B1/09.03.2007 26,700.00 Training on Preparation and Application of Coir pith based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer for Self Help Group.
Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India No.4(3)/2006/NCOF/1210/dt.14.03.2007 4,00,000.00 National Project on Model Organic Farm
Coir Board No.CCRI/Res/Collaboration-BU/2004/3020/23.01.07 7,30,400.00 Isolation and Identification of Value added compounds released during degradation of Coir pith by Cyanobacteria for dry land crops as foliar spray
DBT No.102/IFD/DBT/SAN/2009– 2010/dt.10.09.2009 10,32,000.00 Training Programme to farmers and Self Help Group on Reclamation of soil and cultivation of organic crops using Vermicompost
Coir Board No.CCRI/Res/Collaboration-BU/2004/1689/04.10.2010 9, 93,000.00 Scaling up of technology and training programme on preparation and application of coir pith cyanobacterial biofertilizer for field cultivation


Workshops / Symposia / Conferences / Courses / Schools organized


1. Conducted National Level Workshop on STORMCUP (Short-Training on Research in Marine Cyanobacterial Utilization Programme) from 1994 to 1997.

2. Workshop on Research Techniques in Cyanobacteriology (WORTIC) National Level Workshop from 1999 to 2009.

3. Conducted one day state level seminar on scope of organic farming and sustainable Agriculture on 28.02.2009 sponsored by UGC and Bharathidasan University in Bharathidasan University, Trichy.


Countries Visited


International Workshop and training course held at Pannon Agricultural University, Mosonmagyarover, Hungary, 13-26 June 1999.

United Kingdom from 01-08-2002 to 10-11-2002 under INSA-RS visiting research fellow.

7th International Conference on System Biology, at Yokohama, Japan, 08 13,October 2006.


Honours, Awards and Memberships


1. U.G.C. JRF award from 1987-1992.

2. Poster award certificate from 33rd Annual conference of A.M.I. held at Goa on 07-11-1992.

3. The best poster award certificate from diamond Jubilee symposia and 30th annual conference of A.M.I. of India held at Mangalore on 05-12-1998.

4. Student project award from TNSCST - 1999.

5. Poster award certificate from TNSCST - 1999.

6. The best poster presentation certificate from National seminar on Recent Trends in Plant Biotechnology, Department of Plant Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli-24 on March 22-23, 2004.

7. The best poster presentation certificate from National Seminar on Advances in Plant Sciences, Department of Plant Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli-24 on February 24-25th, 2006.

8. the best paper presentation award from 6th National Science Communication Congress, organized by Gujarat Science City, Ahmedabad, Gujarat on October 10-15, 2006.

9. The best poster presentation award (3rd prize) from National Symposium on Recent advances in phycology from molecule to ecosystem, organized by Department of Botany, Punjab University, Chandigarh on November 14-16, 2007.

10. The best poster presentation award from South Asian Conference on Water in agriculture: Management options for increasing crop productivity per drop of water, organized by Department of Land & Water management, IGKV, Raipur, India on November 15-17, 2007.

11.The best paper presentation award from state level seminar on Technology of Organic Farming for Rural Development on septmenber 25-26 2008 Organized by Department of Botany, Alagappa Govt. Arts College, Karaikudi, Sivagangai Dist. Tamilnadu.

12. The best poster presentation award from National seminar on “Recent Trends in Biological Sciences on 12.04.2009 organized by Sri Gowri Biotech Research Academy, Nagai Main Road, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu.


Consultancy/Collaboration


Consultancy to the Farmers & NGO and Coir Industries collaboration through Central Coir Research Institute, Kochi - 682 016, India.


Research Guidance

Title of Completed Ph. D. Theses

Current

Completed

Plant growth regulators from cyanobacteria – P. Varalakshmi

Studies on Coir Pith based cyanobacterial biofertilizer for field cultivation – B. Anandharaj

Potentials of Oscillatoria annae in producing bioethanol  and plant growth regulators by the degradation of selected lignocellulosics – V. Viawajith

Development of coir pith based cyanobacterial biofertilizer for      enhancement of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) production – P. Chandrasekar

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Membership in Professional Societies


Life member in Society of Educational Technology
Life member in Association of Microbiologists of India
Member in Enviro Media, Karad, Maharashtra
Member in Indian Science Communication Congress


Extension Work / Training / Community Service


1. Participation / Evaluation in National Children’s Science Congress (1996- 2002)

2. Serving as Deputy Warden for School of Engineering & Technology for women (2002)

3. Students Welfare and discipline: Counseling & giving Guidance’s for doing Research in National & International level.

4. Awareness cum Training Programme on “Organic Farming and Vermicomposting for Rural Farmer” at Saraswathi Narayanan College, Madurai-22 during 17-18, October 2005.

5. Given Training on cyanobacteria cultivation for Kudumbam staff members and srilankan team during 27.07.06 in the Department of NFMC, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.

6. Training programme on “Development of coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer and Organic Farming” to Farmers, NGO, Coir Industries in the department of NFMC and Department of Woman studies, Bharathidasan University, Trichy on 9-10 December 2006.

7. Training programme on “Development of coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer and Organic Farming” to Women self help group members on 29-12-06 sponsored by Centre for Women Studies, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli-24.

8. Training programme for “Development of coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer and Organic Farming” to Women self help group members on 22-24, January 2007, 2,3 & 5, February 2007 and 19-24, March 2007 sponsored by District Rural Development Agency, Tiruchirappalli.

9. Given Training to women panchayat level Federation Leaders at Gramalaya Training centre, kolakudipalli on 23.01.07.

10. Conducted Training programme on Development of Coirpith based Cyanobacterial Biofertilizer and organic farming from 19th – 21st June, 2008 for farmers in Collaboration with SEESDO, Arivagam in the Department of NFMC and Model organic farming, Bharathidasan University, Trichy-24.



Books Published


1. A decade of cyanobacterial Research in India. 1996 (G.Supramanian and P. Malliga)

2. Fatty acid Finger printing using Gas Chromatography and amino acid profiling using HPLC In : Methods in Cyanobacterial Research 1999.

3. Laboratory Manual on Microbial Technology - UGC Sponsored Refresher course in Microbiology (Theme: “Recent Advances in Microbial Technology”) November 1 to 21, 2004.

4. Organic Farming Guide-A Farmer Handbook. 2009. (P. Malliga, P. Chandrasekaran and D.S.Prabha).

5. Wortic (Workshop on Research Techniques in Cyanobacteriology) and Wobic Workshop on Bioinformatics for Cyanobacteriologists) Manual. 2009. Editors (D.Prabakaran, L.Uma, P.Malliga and K. Anbarasu).


Patents


1. Malliga, P. and Viswajith, V. 2007. Coir pith based Cyanobacterial biofertilizer using Phormidium sp. BDU 5. The patent office Journal issue No.13/2007 pp. 6329-6352
2. Malliga, P. and Viswajith, V. 2007. Larvicidal Efficiency of aqueous Prosopis juliflora extract a perspective for mosquitto biocontrol and Cyanobacterial mass cultivation.The patent office Journal issue No.1347/CHE/2007 A pp. 6830-6885


Contact Information


Department of Marine Biotechnology
National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria
Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirappalli
Tamil Nadu – 24
Phone: 91 431 2407084
e-mail: malli62@yahoo.com