K. Sathiyadash

Assistant Professor

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    M.Sc., Ph.D.

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  • Date of Join: 2015-01-23


  • Sathiyadash K, Muthukumar T, Bala Murugan S, Sathishkumar R, Pandey RR (2013). In vitro symbiotic seed germination of South Indian endemic orchid Coelogyne nervosa. Mycoscience 55: 183-189.
  • Sathiyadash K, Muthukumar T, Bala Murugan S, Sathishkumar R, Uma E, Sarah Jaison, Priyadharsini P (2013). Asymbiotic seed germination, mycorrhization and seedling development of Acampae praemorsa (Roxb.) Blatt. & Mc Cann, a common south Indian orchid. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction 2: 85-88.
  • Sathiyadash K, Muthukumar T, Uma E, Pandey RR (2012). Mycorrhizal association and morphology in orchids. Journal of Plant Interactions 7:238-24.
  • Sathiyadash K, Muthukumar T, Uma E (2010). Arbuscular mycorrhoizal and darkseptate endophyte fungal associations in south Indian grasses. Symbiosis 52:21?32.
  • Muthukumar T and Sathiyadash K (2009). Mycorrhizal morphology of Nun?s orchid [Phaius tankervilliae (Banks ex L? Herit.) Blume.]. Mycorrhiza News 21: 9-11.
  • Muthukumar T, Sathiyadash K, Uma E, Muniappan V (2009). Arbuscular mycorrhizal morphology in sporophyte of Psilotum nudun. Phytomorphology 59: 141-146.
  • Murugan T, Sathiyadash K, Muniappan V, Muthukumar T (2010). The mycorrhizal status of south indian epiphytic orchids. Journal of orchid society of India 24: 29-33.
  • Uma E, Sathiyadash K, Loganathan J, Muthukumar T (2011). Tree species as hosts for arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate endophyte fungi. Journal of Forestry Research 23:641- 649.
  • Bagyalakshmi G, Muthukumar T, Sathiyadash K and Muniappan V (2010). Mycorrhizal and darkseptate fungal association in shoal species of Western Ghats, southern India. Mycoscience 51: 44-52.
  • Uma E, Muthukumar T, Sathiyadash K, Muniappan V (2010). Mycorrhizal and darkseptate fungal associations in gingers and spiral gingers. Botany 88: 500-511.
  • Muthukumar T, Uma E, Karthikeyan A, Sathiyadash K, Sarah Jaison, Priyadharsini P, Ishworani C and Muniappan V (2012). Morphology, anatomy and mycorrhizae in subterranean parts of Zeuxine gracilis (Orchidaceae). Anales de Biologia 33: 127-134.
  • Muthuraja R, Muthukumar T, Sathiyadash K, Uma E and Priyadharsini P (2014). Arbuscular Mycorrhizal (AM) and Dark Septate Endophyte (DSE) Fungal Association in Lycophytes and Ferns of the Kolli Hills, Eastern Ghats, Southern India. American Fern Journal 104: 67?102.
  • Muthukumar T, Sathiyaraj G, Priyadharsini P, Uma E, Sathiyadash K (2014). Arbuscular mycorrhizal and dark septate endophyte fungal associations in ferns and lycophytes of Palni Hills, Western Ghats, southern India. Braz J Bot. DOI 10.1007/s40415-014-0085-y.

  • Conference/Workshop Attended

  • Attended a two day National level exhibition entitled ?Biome and Biosciences? during 9th and 10th January 2004. Muthaiyammal College of Arts and Science, Namakkal, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Attended National symposium on ?Current scenario in microbial technology? Dept. of Microbiology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli during 03 ? 05, 2008.
  • Presented a paper entitled ?Mycorrhizal association in south Indian epiphytic orchids? in National seminar on Recent advances in plant biology and biotechnology during 29th February 2008, Dept. of Botany, Govt. Arts college, Coimbatore ? 641 018.
  • Attended a two day national conference on ?Forest biodiversity resources: Exploitation, Conservation and Management on March 21and 22, 2006 in Madurai Kamraj University, Centre for biodiversity and forest studies, School of Energy, Environment and natural resources. Madurai.
  • Presented a paper entitled ?Ethno medicinal orchids of Velliangiri Hills, Southern India? in National Symposium on Herbal drug research on 25 and 26, 2008, in Dept. of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 641 046.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored one day seminar on ?Recent trends in plant sciences? held on 12th Sep. 2009 Department of Botany, Gobi Arts and Science College, Gobichettipalayam.
  • Participated in the ?National level seminar on Environmental Bioremediation Technologies (NSEBT 2009)? held on 5th & 6th Nov-2009 at Department of Environmental management, Bharathidasan University, Thiruchirapalli.
  • Attended two day national conference on ?National conference on herbal medicine. September 8 & 9, 2010. Dept. of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Presented a paper entitled ?The mycorrhizal status of South Indian epiphytic orchids? in National workshop on biodiversity on fungi with special reference to mushrooms, St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, 2009, Oct 28th ? 30th, Kerala.
  • Presented a paper entitled ?Non-pathogenic root fungal associations in South Indian grasses? in National seminar on Tropical Ecosystems: Structure, Function and Services, 28-29 December, 2010, Institute of forest genetics and tree breeding, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Participated in the one day workshop on ?BONSAI ? The art of living sculpture? February 12, 2007, Dept of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Participated XX Annual conference of Indian association for angiosperm taxonomy and international symposium on ?Taxonomy, Plant diversity and Conservation? during 26-28 November 2010, in Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Participated in state level seminar on ?Frontiers in Biotechnology? during 18 th February 2011, in Department of Biotechnology, Nandha arts and science college, Erode, Tamil Nadu.
  • Participated in ?Patent awareness workshop? during March 3, 2010 in Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Participated in Workshop on ?Recent trends in plant sciences, during 8-10th February 2011, held in Department of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • Presented a poster in Global environmental issues and Remediation technologies, 3 February 2012, in Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Periyar University, Salem.
  • Presented a paper entitled ?Growth, nutrient uptake and utilization of Dendrobium seedlings inoculated with orchid mycorrhizal fungi under in vitro conditions? in Regional science congress on science for shaping the future of India during 15-16 December, 2012 in Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Two days training course on ?Basic molecular biology techniques? held on 21and 22 July 2011, Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
  • UKERI sponsored workshop on Plant Molecular Farming III, organized by plant genetic engineering laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during 27 and 28 July 2016.

  • Books Published

    • Working History

    • Senior Research Fellow

      06 Months

      Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore


    University of Adelaide, South Australia

    Event Organised

    UGC sponsored Inter Collegiate Students Seminar on ?Recent Trends in Environmental Research? during 25th September 2015.

    Ph.D Guidelines

    Scholar name Research area Status Year
    Jabeen Orchid mycorrhiza On Going 2018

    Sponserd Research

    Title Agency Responsibility Status
    Diversity of arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi in shola forests of Kodaikanal UGC, New Delhi Principal Investigator On Going


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