Dr. M.  Prakash

Dr. M. Prakash

Head of Academic Department/Faculty
Kanchi Shri Krishna College of Arts and Science, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Microbiology from Vinayaka Missions University, India

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Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Microbiology
62%
Vermitechnology
90%
Medicinal Plant
75%
Soil Conservation
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Prakash, M. and N. Karmegam, 2012. In-Vitro Antibacterial Activity of Certain Plant Extracts Against Plant Disease Causing Bacteria Isolated from Citrus Plant. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Appl. Sci., 1: 1-11.
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  2. Gopinathan, R., M. Prakash and R. Bharathirajan, 2012. An Experimental Study for Crude Oil Biodegradation in Contaminated Soil. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Appl. Sci., 1: 12-16.
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  3. Bharathirajan, R., R. Gopinathan and M. Prakash, 2012. Microbial Management of Household Cold Storage Exploratory Study in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Appl. Sci., 1: 50-55.
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  4. Sureshvarr, K., M. Jayakumar and M. Prakash, 2011. Pretentious Investigation of Bacterial Flora Associated with Fresh Water Prawn (Macrobrachium Rosenbergii). Int. J. Environ. Sci. Ecotechnology, 1: 45-53.

  5. Sivakami, T., M. Prakash and N. Karmegam, 2011. Influence of Vermibed Substrates on Fungal Flora in the Casts of the Earthworm Species, Perionyx Ceylanensis Mich. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Ecotechnology, 1: 81-88.

  6. Prakash, M. and N. Karmegam, 2010. Vermistabilization of pressmud using Perionyx ceylanensis Mich. Bioresour. Technol., 101: 8464-8468.
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  7. Prakash, M. and N. Karmegam, 2010. Dynamics of nutrients and microflora during vermicomposting of mango leaf litter (Mangifera indica) using Perionyx ceylanensis. Int. J. Global Environ. Issues, 10: 339-353.
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  8. Jayakumar, M., G.P. Martin, M. Prakash and N.Karmegam, 2010. Vermicomposting of Canteen Waste using the Earthworm Perionyx ceylanensis Mich. In: Microbial Biotechnology, Ponmurugan, P. and V. Balakrishnan (Eds.)., Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, pp: 131-134..

  9. Prakash, M., M. Jaikumar and N. Karmegam, 2009. Vermistabilization of paper mill sludge using the earthworm, Perionyx ceylanensis Mich.: Influence on physico-chemical and microbiological status. Indian J. Applied Microbiol., 10: 20-25.

  10. Prakash, M., M. Jayakumar and N. Karmegam, 2008. Physico-chemical characteristics and fungal flora in the casts of the earthworm, Perionyx ceylanensis Mich. Reared in Polyalthia longifolia leaf litter. J. Applied Sci. Res., 4: 53-57.

  11. Karmegam, N., S. Karuppusamy, M. Prakash, M. Jayakumar and K. Rajasekar, 2008. Antibacterial potency and synergistic effect of certain plant extracts against food-borne diarrheagenic bacteria. Int. J. Biomed. Pharm. Sci., 2: 88-93.

  12. Prakash, M., V. Karthikeyan and N. Karmegam, 2007. Bacteriological studies in the fish samples with special reference to Vibrio parahaemolyticus. J. Ecobiol., 20: 175-178.

  13. Prakash, M., K. Rajasekar and N. Karmegam, 2007. Prevalence of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus in clinical samples collected form Kanchipuram Town, Tamil Nadu, South India. J. Applied Sci. Res., 3: 1705-1709.

  14. Prakash, M., K. Rajasekar and N. Karmegam, 2007. Bacterial poplation of raw milk and their proteolytic and lipolytic activities. Res. J. Agric. Bio. Sci., 3: 848-851.

  15. Prakash, M., V. Karthikeyan, S. Karuppusamy and N. Karmegam, 2006. Synergistic activity of certain plant extracts against Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). J. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Monitor., 16: 387-389.
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  16. Prakash, M., V. Karthikeyan and N. Karmegam, 2006. Determination of total counts of psychrotrophic bacteria and coliforms in milk samples. J. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Monit., 16: 291-296.

  17. Prakash, M., S.A. Kumar and N. Karmegam, 2006. Synergistic effect of selected medicinal plant extracts against certain bacteria. Indian J. Applied Microbiol., 6: 16-17.