​​​Name & Address: 


Prof. Dr. V. PRAKASAM , Ph.D.,
(Former Professor and Head, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore)
Founder- Chairman
Mushroom Foundation of India
28-A, Shanmuga rajapuram
Selvapuram (North)
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641 026       India
Visit: www.mushroomfi.com


Other Assignments:


Quality Manager, Indian Society for Certification of Organic Products (ISCOP), Coimbatore


Chief Executive Officer(CEO), Krishnamurthi International Agricultural Development Foundation (KIADEF), Coimbatore



Date of Birth        : 25-10-1953

Academic Qualification: B.Sc. (Agriculture), M.Sc.(Agriculture) in Plant Pathology,  Ph.D. in Plant Pathology

Number of Research Papers/ Books Published:

Research papers in National and International journals      : 120
Abstracts in Seminar/ Symposia/ Conferences                      :
154
Book                                                                                           :
12
Book Chapters                                                                          : 18
Book lets                                                                                    :
3
Handouts  (Pamphlets)                                                             :
7
Practical Manuals                                                                      :
20
Question Banks                                                                         :
2
Training Manuals                                                                       :
2
Certificate course books                                                           :
2

 
Subject of Specialization: Mushroom, Biological Control, Horticultural Pathology

Teaching Experience:  Under  Graduate teaching : 23 years            Post Graduate Teaching   :  16 years

Research Experience: 30  years


Extension Experience: 25 years


Professional activities: Acted as Under Graduate Coordinator, Post Graduate Coordinator, Staff Coordinator- Rotaract Club, Placement Officer in  the Directorate of Students Welfare. Served as Warden of TNAU Students’ Hostel. Served as Professor and Head,  Department of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore

Medals/ Awards/ Prizes received: Received 14 awards/ prizes/ medals for contribution to the university as a student and faculty.

Professional Societies: Life member of 14 Professional Societies/ Bodies in India.

Visit : https://sites.google.com/site/vprakasamtnau for full bio data and profile in detail.

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