Krishnamoorthy, Akkanna Subbiah
Elected Fellow - 2009
Agricultural Sciences & Forestry – Plant PathologyDB: 31-05-1962
Mavilpatti, Thuthukudi (Dist.), Tamil Nadu, India
Agricultural College and Research Institute, (Tamil Nadu Agricultural University), Coimbatore, (B.Sc.,(Agriculture), 1979 -1983; M.Sc.,(Agriculture - Plant Pathology, 1984 -1986); Ph.D., (Plant Pathology, 1992-1995).
Assistant Professor (Plant Pathology), All India Co-ordinated Mushroom Improvement Project, Department of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore (1988-1994); AICRP on Arid Zone Fruits, RRS, Aruppukottai, TNAU (1994-1998); AICRP on Cotton (1998-1999), TNAU, Coimbatore; Associate Professor, All India Co-ordinated Mushroom Improvement Project, Department of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore (1999-2006); Professor (Plant Pathology), Horticultural Research Station, Ooty, TNAU (2006-2007); Department of Forest Biology, Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam, TNAU (2007-2009); Professor (Plant Pathology),TNAU, Coimbatore (Dec 2009 – April,2010) and as Professor, Directorate of Agribusiness Development, TNAU, Coimbatore from May 2010 onwards; FAO Fellow, University of Manitoba, Canada 2002; Visiting Professor, Persian Gulf Biotechnology Research Centre, Qasm Island, Iran (2005) and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Katmandu, Nepal (2006).
Mushroom Biotechnology, Biological Control of Plant Pathogens, Forest Pathology and Agribusiness Development.
Awards and fellowships
AHRDP - FAO Fellow visiting University of Manitoba, Canada. (2002); Award of Honour for excellence in Mushroom Biotechnology, Persian Gulf Biotechnology Research Centre, Iran. (2004-05); P R Verma Award, Indian Society of Mycology and Plant Pathology. ( 2005).
Professor (Plant Pathology), Directorate of Agribusiness Development, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore – 641 003, Tamil Nadu.
12/141 JJ Nagar / Gurusamy Nagar, Navavur Pirivu, Vadavalli, Coimbatore – 641 003