Mr.Mohammed Faisal Peeran
Scientist
Cardamom Research Centre, Apangala

Qualification
  • B.Sc (Ag.)
  • M.Sc (Ag.) in Plant Pathology
  • Ph.D (Plant Pathology)
Specialisation
  • Molecular Plant Pathology
  • Biocontrol
DepartmentPlant Pathology
Official emailmohammedfaisal@spices.res.in
Personal emailfaisal.tnau@gmail.com
Mobile Number8903218148
Research Experience 2 years
Current Research Projects(Institute)
  1. Investigations on the endophytic and rhizospheric microflora associated with cardamom and allied genera
  2. Identification of core collection, characterization and maintenance of cardamom germplasm
  3. Breeding cardamom for high yield and disease resistance
  4. Revisiting wilt diseases of vanilla and exploitation of associated microbiome for its management
  5. Surveillance, documentation and development of decision support system for pests and diseases of major spice crops
Current Research Projects(External)
  1. Outreach Programme on Fungal Foliar Diseases
Area of Interest Host Pathogen interaction
Total Publications
  • 13 Research Articles
  • 2 Book Chapters
  • 15 Popular Articles
Selected Publications
  1. Biju C.N , Praveena R, Mohammed Faisal Peeran , Darshana C.N. , Jashmi C.K. and Ankegowda, S.J.2017. Significance of Microsclerotia in the Epidemiology of Black Pepper Anthracnose and an Approach for Disease Management in Nurseries. Journal of Phytopathology. 165, 342-353
  2. M P Faisal and Lakshman Prasad. 2016. A potential source of methyl euginol form secondary metabolite of Rhizopus oryzae 6975. Int. J Appl Biol. Phrama tech. 7, 187-192
  3. Parthasarathy, S. Thirybhuvanamala G. Mohammed Faisal P and Prabakar K.2016. Partial characterization of toxins associated with stem end rot of mango caused by Lasiodiplodia theobromae. Journal of Applied and Natural Science. 8, 559-564.
  4. Parthasarathy,S., Faisal M.P, Prabakar, K., Thirubhuvanamala, G. and Rajalakshmi, J. 2015. Profiling of antifungal compounds from n-hexane extracts of mango fruits against major post harvest pathogens. Annals of Plant and Soil Research. 17, 311-316.
  5. Faisal, M.P., Nagendran, K., Karthikeyan, G., Raguchander, T. and Prabakar, K. 2014. Water in oil based PGPR formulation of Pseudomonas fluorescens (FP7) showed enhanced resistance against Colltotrichum musae. Crop Protection. 65,186-193
  6. Faisal, M.P., Prema, R.T, Nagendran, K., Karthikeyan, G., Raguchander, T. and Prabakar, K. 2014. Development and Evaluation of water in oil based emulsion formulation of Pseudomonas fluorescens (FP7) against Colletotrichum musae incitant of anthracnose disease in banana. Eur J Plant Pathol. 138, 167-180.
Awards
  1. Prof. K. Ramakrishnan award for the best M.Sc. (Agri.) student in Plant Pathology
  2. Dr. K. Balaraman award for the best M.Sc. (Agri.) student in Plant Protection
  3. Prof. Chinthalpani Ravider Reddy award for the best M.Sc. (Agri.) student in Plant Pathology
  4. Moulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students
  5. Best Poster Award in a National Symposium on Heading towards "Molecular Horizons in Plant Pathology: Host Resistance, Pathogen Dynamics, Diagnostics and Management" for the paper entitled " A specific and sensitive methods for the detection of Colletotrichum musae in banana fruit."
  6. Best Poster Award in a National Symposium on Heading towards "Molecular Horizons in Plant Pathology: Host Resistance, Pathogen Dynamics, Diagnostics and Management" for the paper entitled "Biological management of blast pathogen using Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens (FZB24)."
  7. Best student presentation award in International conference on Plant Health Management for Food Security for the paper entitled Biological Management of Bacterial leaf blight of rice using Bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens (FZB 24).
  8. P R Verma M.Sc. Student Award for the paper Development and Evaluation of invert emulsion formulation of Pseudomonas fluorescens (FP7) against Colletotrichum musae, incitant of anthracnose disease in banana.
  9. BEST ORAL PRESENTATION AWARD in 2nd Agricultural Graduate Science Conference for the paper entitled "Phytotoxin produced by Colletotrichum lindemuthianum- A tool for pathogensis of anthracnose disease in beans".

Membership in Professional Societies
  1. Indian Society for Mycology and Plant Pathology
  2. Indian Society for Spices