POCKER SAHIB MEMORIAL ORPHANAGE COLLEGE TIRURANGADI
Dr Muhammed Anaz K
BOTANY

Dr Muhammad Anaz K is a young and energetic teacher in this Institute. He has expertise in the field of taxonomic revision and DNA barcoding. He is very good at teaching cum research. He submitted a proposal to KSCSTE and is under consideration. He had done many UG projects in various fields of Botany. An endosymbiotic study conducted in medicinal plants was most noticeable; by which he reported Lasiodiplodia theobromae in Sida spp. This fungus was originally reported in Theobroma cacao as a parasite. He attended many seminars and workshops. He published 7 papers including one in Elsevier.

Educational qualification
  1. M.Sc.
  2. PhD
  • Taxonomy
  • Molecular Biology
  • Phytochemistry
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  • Academic positions: co ordinator social forestry 1-9-2015 Onwards
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  • Date of Entry in Service: 01 – 09 – 2014
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  • Research (Area/Expertise, Research Projects, funding etc.)Research scholar, Kerala Forest Research Institute Peechi, Thrissur
  • Publications (Journal, Proceedings, Books/Chapter in books, Articles, Any other):
    • Standardization of propagation through stem cuttings of five Salacia species, important antidiabetic medicinal plants of western ghats. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED RESEARCH ISSN: 2320-5407
    • Note on the identity of Salacia vellaniana Udayan, Yohannan & Pradeep (Celastraceae) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED RESEARCH ISSN: 2320-5407
    • Comparative phytochemical profiling and quantification of Mangiferin content in species of Salacia from Southern Western Ghats of India. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE PRODUCTS FROM NATURE, TAYLOR AND FRANCIS 2231-1874
    • Fungal karyotyping: A minireview. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 2230-7605
    • A note on the occurrence of Bindahara phocides as a fruit borer in Salacia fruticosa Heyne ex lawson at Peechi, KFRI, India. JOURNAL OF BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY. 00066982
    • Seed storage and germination of Salacia gambleana Whiting and Kaul an endemic and endangered medicinal plants of Western Ghats. JOURNAL OF HORTICULTURE.FORESTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2066-1797
    • ITS 2 and RNA secondary structure reveals the phylogeny of South Indian Salacia species JOURNAL OF COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY. ELSEVIER 1476-9271
  • Seminars/workshops /field oriented programs organized: 
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