Dr. B.  Raghavendra Rao

Dr. B. Raghavendra Rao

Associate Professor
Alva's college, Moodubidire,D.K District, Karnataka India

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Agri-Microbiology from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India

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Dr. B. Raghavendra Rao is currently working as Associate Professor at University of Agricultural Sciences, India. He has completed his Ph.D. in Agricultural Microbiology from same University. His main area of interest focuses on Plant and Soil Sciences, and Environmental Sciences. His area of expertise includes Municipal Solid Waste Management, Thermotolerent Microbes, Organic Farming, and Environmental Biotechnology. He has published 15 research articles in journals as well as 13 abstracts contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Environmental Sciences
Municipal Solid Waste Management
Organic Farming
Environmental Biotechnology
Thermotolerent Microbes

Selected Publications

  1. Tungekar, A., S. Mandarthi, P.R. Mandaviya, V.P. Gadekar and A. Tantry et al., 2018. ESCC ATLAS: a population wide compendium of biomarkers for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Sci. Rep., 10.1038/s41598-018-30579-3.
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  2. Shantha, S.L., M. Padma, S.G. Bhat, C.S. Kumar and B.R. Rao, 2012. Genetic manipulation of tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) using wga gene through Agrobacterium mediated transformation. Kathmandu Univ. J. Sci. Eng. Technol., 8: 36-43.
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  3. Rao, B.R., M.H. Nagasampige, K.V. Ramesh and A. Vikram, 2011. In silico prediction of 3D structure of pectate lyase from Fusarium oxysprum f. sp. Lycopercsci. Recent Res. Sci. Technol., 3: 66-69.
  4. Rao, B.R., M.H. Nagasampige and M. Ravikiran, 2011. Evaluation of nutraceutical properties of selected small millets. J. Pharm. Bioallied Sci., 3: 277-279.
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  5. Zameer, F., S. Meghashri, S. Gopal and B.R. Rao, 2010. Chemical and microbial dynamics during composting of herbal pharmaceutical industrial waste. J. Chem., 7: 143-148.
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  6. Vidya, S.M., V. Krishna, B.K. Manjunatha and B.R. Rao, 2010. Antibacterial activity of Clerodendrum serratum L. Electr. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 9: 1059-1063.
  7. Rao, B.R., H. Manojkumar, Nagasampige, M. Ravikiran and D. Radhakrishna, 2009. Thermotolerant N-fixing and P-solubilizing microbes from partially decomposed municipal solid waste. World J. Agric. Sci., 5: 799-802.
  8. Rai, P., K. Rakhee and B.R. Rao, 2009. Antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Abies webbiana and Taxus baccata L. Asian J. Mic. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 10: 98-100.
  9. Gayathri, S., P.S. Sowmya, B.R. Shwetha, S. Gowri, P.R. Bhat, H.M. Nagasampige and B.R. Rao, 2009. Evaluation of the antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of some members of Allium. Electr. J. Environ. Agric. Food Chem., 8: 345-350.
  10. Rao, B.R. and D. Radhakrishna, 2008. Isolation of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms from compost and characterization of their plant growth promoting property. Geobios, 35: 281-285.
  11. Rao, B.R. and D. Radhakrishna, 2008. Dynamics of free living N2-fixing and P-solubilizing microorganisms during composting and phosphocomposting of urban solid waste. Biosci. Biotech. Res. Asia, 5: 411-415.
  12. Rao, B.R. and D. Radhakrishna, 2008. Dynamics of cellulase activity during composting of municipal solid waste. EJEAFCh, 7: 3191-3198.
  13. Nivedhitha, V.R., B. Shwetha, Deepa, D.D. Dsouza, H.M. Nagasampige and B.R. Rao, 2008. Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms(PGPMs) from bamboo rhizosphere. Adv. Biotech., 7: 33-35.
  14. Chathra, S., K.S. Ashwin, H. Manojkumar, Nagasampige, D. Radhakrisna and B.R. Rao, 2008. Plausible inhibitory role of degradation product of Lignin on Fusarium. J. Soil Biol. Ecol., 12: 30-36.