Botany Department

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Dr N Ratheesh

ratianchal@gmail.com
+91 9446980933

Designation

  • Assistant Professor

Department

  • Department of Botany

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Edu. Qualifications

  • MSc
  • PhD

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Mycology
  • Microbiology
  • Mycorrhizae

Courses/subject Taught

  • Biochemistry
  • Plant physiology
  • Anatomy
  • taxonomy
  • gymnosperms

Field of Research

  • Environment
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Soil microflora

Research Projects Undertaken

  • UGC Minor project

Experience

  • Research 10 years
  • Teaching  10years

Orientation Courses Attended

  • 03/09/2015-30/09/2015, UGC HRDC, Kariavattam, Kerala University

Refresher Courses Attended

  • 06/09/2018 – 26/09/2018,  UGC HRDC, Kariavattam, Kerala University

Seminars/Workshops Organised

  • International : 1 (Co-ordinater)
  • National  : 3 (Co-ordinater)
  • Regional  : 10

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • International Conference : 1
  • International webinar : 10
  • International seminar : 1
  • National Seminar : 8
  • National webinars : 12

Workshops Attended

  • Regional seminar/workshop : 15
  • World Health Organisation Certificate programmes: 5

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Chairman- Board of Examiners- VI Semester Botany and Biotech. And Biotechnology (Multimajor)
  • Convener- Malpractice Prevention Squad, Kerala University
  • Resource person  Various National and State level programmes at Colleges, Teachers training Institute and ITI
  • Member board of studies in Genetics, Calicut University – 2013-15

Duties Performed at College

  • Convener –  Biodiversity club and santhisthal
  • Convener-  Palliative Club
  • Co-ordinater-AISHE
  • Member- IQAC, College Council, Science club, Nature club, Haritha Karma Sena, Admission committee
  • PTA Executive member
  • GAIN PF Nodal Officer

Papers Published

  • Soumya, S. and N. Ratheesh, 2015. Study on diversity of vesicular arbuscuarmycorrhizal fungi in the soils of sacred grove at Vendarbhagavathy temple, Kottarakara, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar Management of Bioresources in Western Ghats- A Technological Approach at PG Department of Biotechnology, SAS SNDP YOGAM College, Konni, on 17- 18
  • Surya, P.S. and N. Ratheesh, 2015. A comparative study on the diversity and distribution of VAM fungi in the soils of mono and mixed crop home garden. Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar Management of Bioresources in Western Ghats- A Technological Approach at PG Department of Biotechnology, SAS SNDP YOGAM College, Konni, on 17- 18
  • Ratheesh, N., Lekshmi, S. and K.B. Manoj 2018. Structural analysis of mangrove vegetation in Asramam, Kollam district, Kerala. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kolam
  • Ratheesh N. , K.B. Manoj and Lekshmi S. 2017. Diversity of Mangroves in Asramam, Kollam District, Kerala. Journal of Advances in Biological Science. 4 (1) 20-24
  • N. Ratheesh. 2016. Diversity of VasicularArbuscularMycorrhizalspors from forest fire affected deciduous and evergreen forest soils in Kerala part of Western Ghats. Eds. K.A Sujana, MV. Durai and C. Sivaperumn in. Forest Ecosystem Biodiversity Ecology and Conservation. Write and Print publication, New Delhi. 263p
  • Ratheesh N .and K.B. Manoj. 2017. A study on Vesicular ArbuscularMycorrhizal (VAM) fungi in the soils of Sacred Grove at kotarakara, kollam, Kerala. Journal of Advances in Biological Science Volume 4 (1).34-39
  • Aruna Mohan and N. Ratheesh. 2020, analysis of physico-chemical and biological properties of soils at ayiravilli sacred grove, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
  • AthiraVijayan and N. Ratheesh, 2020, Study on phylloplane micro fungi in some plants at Ayiravalli sacred grove, Paravoor, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
  • Harsha D. and N. Ratheesh, 2020 Diversity and distribution of vegetation at Ayiravilli sacred grove, Paravoor, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
  • N. Ratheesh and Lesitha K.R 2020. Impact of human intervention on the topography and ecology at Kalarikunnu, Chelannur, Kozhikode, Kerala, South India. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7

Papers Presented

  • Ratheesh, N., 2015. Diversity of vesicular arbuscularmycorrhizal (vam) fungi from forest fire affected soils in ever green and deciduous forest ecosystems in the Kerala part of Western Ghats Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar Management of Bioresources in Western Ghats- A Technological Approach at PG Department of Biotechnology, SAS SNDP YOGAM College, Konni, on 17- 18
  • Meenu G. Kumar, Parvana Nair and N. Ratheesh. 2018. Diversity and root colonization of vam fungi in selected members of piperaceae. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kolam.
  • Parvana Nair, Meenu G. Kumar and N. Ratheesh. 2018. A study on vam colonization on selected medicinal plants at Kollam district, Kerala. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kollam

Books Published (Chapter)

  • N. Ratheesh. 2016. Diversity of VasicularArbuscularMycorrhizalspors from forest fire affected deciduous and evergreen forest soils in Kerala part of Western Ghats. Eds. K.A Sujana, MV. Durai and C. Sivaperuman in. Forest Ecosystem Biodiversity Ecology and Conservation. Write and Print publication, New Delhi. 263p ISBN- 978-93-84649-61-6

Awards/Honours/Patents

  • Awarded National level Best Teacher Award 2020 InSc Bangalore
  • Memberships in Learned Bodies/Societies
  • Life member Trends in Bio Science Journal (Code- 2071-TIBS-ALS-G-2020 dtd. 28/05/2020
  • Life member Advance in Life Science Journal (Code-  Code- 2071-TIBS-ALS-G-2020 dtd. 28/05/2020
  • Professional Member (Life time) Institute of Scholars (InSc)
  • Reviewer InSc- international Journal of Basic and Applied Science

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