Profile of Dr. T. Marimuthu

Marimuthu, Thambiayya

Elected Fellow 2007

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry : Plant Pathology

DB: 02-06-1948

Birth place

Sirangudi North, Thanjavur Dist., Tamil Nadu, India.

Education

Annamalai University, Annamlainagar, Tamil Nadu (B.Sc.(Ag.), 1968); M.Sc.(Ag.), 1970); Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (Ph.D., (Plant Pathology), 1978).

Positions held 

Additional Director, World Noni Research Foundation, Chennai [2008 onwards]; Secretary, National Academy of Biological Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2006 onwards); Treasurer, International Society for Noni Science, Chennai [2010 onwards]; Director, Centre for Plant Protection Studies (2003-2006), Dean, School of PG Studies (2000-2003), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University; Professor (1990-2008); Visiting Fellow to Institute for Agro-biology & Soil Fertility (AB-DLO), Wageningen, The Netherlands (1995); Associate Professor (1981-1990); Associate Professor & Head, Betel vine Research Station, Velur (TNAU) (1981-1986); Assistant Professor (1970-1981), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

Research Area

Plant Pathology: Biological control of Plant Diseases, IPM, Mushrooms and Botanical fungicides

Awards and fellowships

Dr. A.N. Puri Medal (1978); Visiting Scientist, AB-DLO. Wageningen, The Netherlands (1995); Achiever Award-2011 by Society for the Advancement of Human and Nature, Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, H.P., India; Prof. SS Chahal Life Time Achievement Award (2016); Life Time Achievement Award in Agricultural Sciences (2016) .

Address

Additional Director, World Noni Research Foundation, 12, Rajiv Gandhi Road, Perungudi, Chennai 600 096, Tamil Nadu.

Residence AYYAN MULLAI KUDIL, 64/8-A, New Bypass Road,
Mannargudi 614 001, Thiruvarur Dist., Tamil Nadu.
[M: 094436 73155;  marisorna2008@gmail.com; jdwnrf2010@gmail.com;  secretarynabs@gmail.com; intl.sns2010@gmail.com]