Dr. T. Raguchander has vast experience both in Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching in the subject of Plant Pathology. His field of specialisation is phytotoxin in activation by microbes and PGPR mediated resistance against pathogens in plants. So far 240 research papers both in national and international peer reviewed journals and 20 book chapters have been published. Published 5 books in Plant Pathology as ready reckoner for the benefit of Under Graduate students. Obtained 14 and 16 externally funded research projects as Principal Investigator and Co- PI from various funding agencies like DBT, DST, ICAR, Sugar Cane Development Fund, FAO and Private companies like Syngenta, Rallis India, Bayor Crop Science and Coramandel International etc.
Received 12 awards and medals in recognition to the contribution in the field of biological control. Acted as resource person for the workshop/Conference conducted by various Phyto Pathological societies in the field of biocontrol of Plant Pathogens. Usage of Pseudomonas fluorescens (Pf 1), Bacillus subtilis (EPC5, Bbv57, Epco 16), Beauveria bassiana (B2), Chaetomium globosum (TNAU – cg6) and Ampelomyces quisqualis (TNAU AQ123) were standardised for dissemination of eco-friendly disease management.
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