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Microbiology      (20 scientists)

Dr V Govindasamy


Field of Specialisation : Plant-Microbe interactions; PGPRs; Legume-Rhizobia symbiosis; Microbe mediated abiotic stress management in crops

Dr V Govindasamy

Sr. Scientist

M.Sc. : University of Agricultural Sciences, BANGALORE 560065

Ph.D : ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, NEW DELHI 110012

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Microbiology

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   2

   Ph.D :   0

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. V Govindasamy, P George, L Aher, M Kumar, SK Raina, J Rane, K Annapurna and PS Minhas (2020) Multi-trait PGP rhizobacterial endophytes alleviate drought stress in a senescent genotype of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. 3 Biotech (DOI: 10.1007/s13205-019-2001-4) [NAAS: 7.80 & IF: 1.789].
  2. SV Ramesh, V Govindasamy, MK Rajesh, AA Sabana, Shelly Praveen (2019) Stress-responsive miRNAome of Glycine max (L.) Merrill: molecular insights and way forward. Planta 249(5): 1267-1284 (doi.org/10.1007/s00425-019-03114-5) [NAAS: 9.35 & IF: 3.347].
  3. K Annapurna, V Govindasamy, M Sharma, A Gosh, SK Chikara (2018). Whole genome shotgun sequence of Bacillus paralicheniformis strain KMS 80, a rhizobacterial endophyte isolated from rice (Oryza sativa L.). 3 Biotech. 8:223. [NAAS: 7.80 & IF: 1.789].
  4. Maheshkumar, V Govindasamy, J Rane, AK Singh, RL Choudhary, LK Aher, P George, NP Singh (2017). Canopy temperature depression (CTD) and canopy greenness associated with variation in seed yield of soybean genotypes grown in semi-arid environment. South African Journal of Botany 113: 230-238 [NAAS: 7.49 & IF: 1.491].
  5. V Govindasamy, P George, LK Aher, SV Ramesh, A Thangasamy, S Anandan, SK Raina, M Kumar, J Rane, K Annapurna and PS Minhas (2017) Comparative conventional and phenomics approach to assess symbiotic effectiveness of bradyrhizobia strains in soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill] to drought. Nature-Scientific Reports (DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06441-3) [NAAS: 11.23 & IF: 5.229].
  6. V Govindasamy, SK Raina, P George, M Kumar, J Rane, PS Minhas and KPR Vittal (2017). Functional and phylogenetic diversity of cultivable rhizobacterial endophytes of sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench]. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 110: 925�943 (DOI: 10.1007/s10482-017-0864-0). (NAAS: 7.94; IF: 1.944).
  7. Maheshkumar, SK Raina, V Govindasamy, AK Singh, RL Choudhary, J Rane and PS Minhas (2017). Assimilates mobilization, stable canopy temperature and expression of expansin stabilizes grain weight in wheat cultivar LOK-1 under different soil moisture conditions. Botanical Studies 58:14 (DOI 10.1186/s40529- 017-0169-7) [NAAS: 7.95 & IF: 1.949].
  8. U Kumar P Panneerselvam, V Govindasamy, L Vithalkumar, M Senthilkumar, A Banik and K Annapurna (2017) Long-term aromatic rice cultivation effect on frequency and diversity of diazotrophs in its rhizosphere. Ecological Engineering 101: 227�236 [NAAS: 9.41 & IF: 3.406].
  9. SK Raina, V Govindasamy, M Kumar, AK Singh, J Rane and PS Minhas (2016) Genetic variation in physiological responses of mungbeans [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek] to drought. Acta Physiol. Plant.38 (11): 263-275 [NAAS: 7.93 & IF: 1.927].
  10. V Govindasamy, M Senthilkumar and K Annapurna (2015) Effect of mustard rhizobacteria on wheat growth promotion under cadmium stress: characterization of acdS gene coding ACC deaminase. Annals of Microbiology 65(3): 1679-1687 [NAAS: 7.60 & IF: 1.596].

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Characterization of PGPRs (bacterial endophytes and rhizobacteria) and their functional diversity for abiotic stress (drought and salt stress) tolerance in Sorghum, Pearl millet and Wheat
  1. Phenomics approach based screening of crop genotypes and assessing plant-microbe symbiotic interactions for drought tolerance in soybean and mungbean
  1. Rice-actinobacterial interactions and exploration of Xerophytic plants-Cactus as a source of endophytic actinobacteria for imparting abiotic stress tolerance and synthesis of novel secondary metabolites
  1. Enriched endophytic extraction from rice-endorhizosphere and endophllyosphere for complete metagenomic DNA isolation and endophytic microbiome study
  1. Development of Automated Image acquisition and image analysis softwares for field phenotyping of plants and plant-microbe symbiotic interactions

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. National First Rank Holder in Agricultural Research Service (ARS) -2009 in the discipline of Agricultural Microbiology, on the All India level Combined Competitive Examination conducted by Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB), India
  1. AMI Young Scientist Award - 2011 in the discipline of Agricultural Microbiology by the Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI), New Delhi
  1. Australia Endeavour Awards: 2012-Endeavour Research Fellowship sponsored by DIISRTE, Australian Government
  1. Recognition and Oral Presentation in the Exclusive Young Scientist Session of AMI-2016 International conference held at Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, India
  1. Outstanding Young Researcher in PGPR Award (2022) by the Asian PGPR Society for Sustainable Agriculture, Auburn, Alabama-USA.