Name:

A.Sampath Kumar
Scientist (Plant Pathology)

 eMail:
sampath000@gmail.com
Date of Birth
20th April 1980
Education
M.Sc.(Ag)(Plant Pathology)
Address

Central Institute for Cotton Research
PB.No.2, Shankarnagar PO, Nagpur - 440 010,
Maharashtra , INDIA
Office Tel. No.: 07103-275549
Office Fax No.: 07103-275529  


Academic Qualification

  • M.Sc. (Ag) - Plant Pathology, S. V. Agricultural College, Tirupati - 517 502. (ANGRAU - Hyderabad), 2005
  • B.Sc. (Ag) - Agricultural College & Research Institute, Coimbatore - 641 003. (TNAU - Coimbatore), 2002

Research Publications

  • A. Sampathkumar, N. P. Eswara Reddy and K. Hariprasad Reddy (2008) Variations in Cultural, Morphological and Nutritional characters of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz. isolates from mango. Geobios, 35: 86-90.
  • A. Sampathkumar, N. P. Eswara Reddy, K. Hariprasad Reddy, P. Chowdappa and G. Subhash Reddy (2007) Genetic diversity and Pathogenic variability among Colletotrichum gloeosporioides Penz. Isolates: The causal agent of mango anthracnose. The icfai journal of Biotechnology, 1 (2): 15-27.
  • A. Sampathkumar, N. P. Eswara Reddy, K. Hariprasad Reddy and M. Charitha Devi (2007) Evaluation of fungicidal resistance among Colletotrichum gloeosporioides isolates causing mango anthracnose in Agri Export Zone of Andhra Pradesh, India. Plant Pathology Bulletin, 3(16): 157-160.

Participation in Symposium / Seminar

  • A. Sampathkumar, N. P. Eswara Reddy, K. Hariprasad Reddy, P. Chowdappa and G. Subhash Reddy (2007) Genetic diversity and Pathogenic variation among Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.) isolates causing mango anthracnose - Orally presented in III-National symposium, Plant Protection in Horticulture: Emerging Trends and Challenges held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore, India from March 7-9, 2007. p 48.
  • A. Sampathkumar, N. P. Eswara Reddy, and K. Hariprasad Reddy (2007) Fungicidal resistance of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (Penz.), the causal agent of mango anthracnose – Poster presented in III-National symposium, Plant Protection in Horticulture: Emerging Trends and Challenges held at Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore, India from March 7-9, 2007. p 49.
  • Participated in group meeting on “Application of Bio-informatics for Pest and Disease Management” held on 7th November, 2008 at IIHR., Bangalore
  • Participated in Leslie Coleman Memorial Symposium on Plant Protection held from 4th to 6th December, 2008 at UAS, Bangalore

Professional Experience

  • Agricultural Officer in the Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Tamil Nadu from June, 2009 to April, 2010.
  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in Bacteriology lab, Division of Plant Pathology, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bangalore, India from August, 2006 to April, 2009.
  • Junior Officer - Quality Assurance in Nath Biogene (I) Ltd from Feb, 2006 to July, 2006 at Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in the Department of Agricultural Economics, TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, from July 2003 to November 2003.
  • Project Officer – IPM on Cotton in E.I.DuPont India Pvt.Ltd., from October 2002 to March 2003 at Salem and Villupuram districts of Tamil Nadu.