Mrs. Saranya Devi Kalaivanan
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Mrs. Saranya Devi Kalaivanan

Assistant Professor
Government Arts and Science College Kozhinjampara, Palakkad, Kerala

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Applied Microbiology from Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Tissue Culture
Soil Microbiology

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Srinivasan, R., V. Mohan, K. Amaravathy and K. Saranya Devi, 2016. Molecular characterization of melanin pigment producing actinomycetes. Indian J. Applied Microbiol., 19: 9-20.
  2. Saranya Devi, K. and V. Mohan, 2015. Antagonistic potential and plant growth promoting traits of Achromobacter xylosoxidans isolated from tannery sludge samples. Ann. Biol. Res., 6: 21-25.
  3. Mohan, V. and K. Saranya Devi, 2015. Study on the status of beneficial microbes from afforested textile and urban waste water polluted sites in Tirupur, Tamil Nadu. ENVIS, 13: 1-6.
  4. Mohan, V. and K. Saranya Devi, 2015. Selection of potential isolates of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) in conferring salt tolerance under in vitro. J. Academia Ind. Res., 4: 91-99.
  5. Mohan, V. and K. Saranya Devi, 2015. Diversity status of beneficial microorganisms in heavy metal polluted tannery effluent treatment area in Dindugal, Tamil Nadu. J. Academia Ind. Res., 3: 1-5.
  6. Devi, K.S., P.B. Sruthy, J.C. Anjana and J. Rathinamala, 2015. Identification of bioactive compounds and toxicity study of Araucaria columnaris bark extract on human embryonic kidney cell line. Asian J. Biotechnol., 7: 129-136.
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  7. Saranya Devi, K., P.B. Sruthy, J.C. Anjana, J. Rathinamala and S. Jayashree, 2014. Study on antibacterial activity of natural dye from the bark of Araucaria columnaris and its application in textile cotton fabrics. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Res., 4: 32-35.
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  8. Saranya Devi, K., J. Rathinamala and S. Jayashree, 2014. Phytochemical and therapeutic effect of Araucaria columnaris resin extracts on clinical pathogens. Eur. J. Mol. Biol. Biochem., 1: 182-185.
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  9. Saranya Devi, K. and S. Sowndaram, 2014. Biological control of rhizobacteria against rice diseases caused by Rhizoctonia solani (Sheath blight) and Sarocladium oryzae (Sheath rot). Int. J. Adv. Res., 2: 818-823.
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  10. Mohan, V., K. Saranya Devi, R. Srinivasan and K. Sushamani, 2014. In-vitro evaluation of chromium tolerant plant growth promoting bacteria from Tannery sludge sample, Dindugal, Tamil Nadu, India. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci., 3: 336-344.
  11. Devi, S.K., J. Rathinamala and S. Jayashree, 2014. Bio-fungicide potential of araucaria columnaris (cook pine) aqueous resin extract against major phytopathogens. J. Chem. Biol. Phys. Sci., 4: 2108-2112.
  12. Mohan, V., M. Madhumitha, S. Menon and K. Saranya Devi, 2013. Isolation and screening of potential dye decolorizing bacteria from Textile dye effluents in Tamil Nadu, India. J. Academia Ind. Res., 2: 74-79.
  13. Devi, K.S., P.B. Sruthy, J.C. Anjana, J. Rathinamala and S. Jayashree, 2013. GC-MS analysis of phytocomponents in resin of Araucaria columnaris (cook pine) and its medicinal uses. Int. J. Appl. Biol. Pharm. Technol., 4: 272-276.
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