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Dr. D.V. Subhashini
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Principal ScientistContact Address:
Division of Crop Chemistry & Soil Science, ICAR-Central Tobacco Research Institute, Bhaskar Nagar, Rajahmundry - 533 105, AP
Phone (Mobile): 9866199015
Email Address: dv_subhashini@rediffmail.com
Employment Record

* Principal Scientist - 2009 to till date

* Senior Scientist - 1998-2009

* Scientist (Sr. Scale) - 1989-1998

* Scientist - 1984-1989

Area of Interest • Soil biota as biofertilizers and biopesticides; Host-Microbe interactions in tobacco; Prospects of biofertilizers in tobacco cultivation..
Publications
  1. Subhashini, D. and Kaushik, B.D. 1981. Amelioration of sodic soils with Blue-green Algae. Soil Research (Australian Journal of Soil Research )119: 361-6. (7.24).  (NAAS rating = 7.24)
  2. Subhashini, D. and  Kaushik, B.D. 1986. Uptake of sodium and potassium by Blue-Green algae (Cyanobacteria). Microbiological Research (Zentralbl. Mikrobiology )141: 177-180 (NAAS rating = 7.94)
  3. Subhashini, D. V. 2014.  Growth promotion and increased potassium uptake of tobacco by potassium mobilizing bacterium Frateuria aurantia grown at different potassium levels in vertisols. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 46 (2): 210-220.  (NAAS rating = 6.42)
  4. Subhashini, D. V. 2014. Genotype dependent variation in native and inoculated soil microorganisms of FCV tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) rhizosphere in vertisols and alfisols. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 84(2): 272-275.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  5. Subhashini, D. V and Anil Kumar, V. 2014. Phosphate solubilising Streptomyces spp associated with the rhizosphere of Ceriops decandra from Corangi mangroves (Kandikuppa) of Andhra Pradesh. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 84(5): 560-4.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  6. Subhashini, D.V. 2013. Effect of bio-inoculation of AM fungi and PGPR on the growth, yield and quality of FCV tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) in vertisols. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 83(6): 667–72.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  7. Subhashini, D.V. and Padmaja, K. 2012. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungal strain dependant variation in root colonization, spore population, growth promotion and yield response of Flue Cured Virginia Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 82(11): 997-99.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  8. Subhashini, D.V. 2012.  Bioherbicidal activity of  Streptomyces spp against certain dicot and monocot weeds. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 82(12): 1079-82.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  9. Subhashini, D.V. and Padmaja, K. 2011. Population dynamics and screening of phosphate-solubilizing bacteria isolated from tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) – based cropping systems. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 81(8): 740-3.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)
  10. Subhashini, D.V. and Padmaja, K. 2010. Effect of bioinoculants on seedling vigour in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) nurseries. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 80(2): 186-8.  (NAAS rating = 6.0)

BOOKS PUBLISHED:

  1. Subhashini. D.V.  Basic and applied Microbiology 2011. Agrotech Publication, Udaipur (ISBN: (13)978-81-8321-286-1). pp 288
  2. Subhashini. D.V.  Soil Microbiology – A Laboratory  manual -2011. LAP Publishers, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-659-19578-5). pp 88
  3. Subhashini. D.V.  Essentials of microbiological media, strains, reagents, and buffers—2011. LAP Publishers, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-659-16819-2). pp 546
  4. Subhashini. D.V.  Amelioration of saline-alkali and alkali soils with blue green algae.2012 -- LAP Publishers, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-659-26548-8). pp 144
  5. Subhashini. D.V.  Laboratory Manual for Basic and Applied Microbiology 2013– Kalyani Publishers, India. (ISBN: 978-93-272-3477-0). pp 268.
Awards/Honors
  • Member of the Board, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala for evaluating the Doctoral thesis.
  • Fellow of the Society for Biocontrol Advancement ,Bengaluru, India, 2014.
  • Fellow of the Society of plant protection sciences,New Delhi. India, 2014
  • Recognised Research Guide for Post Graduate Students of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and  Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry.
  • Associate Editor, Tobacco Research Journal