Department of Agricultural Microbiology

Thrust Area

Dept. data last updated on :29/11/2021

THRUST AREA OF THE DEPARTMENT

The thrust area of research of the Department includes three major disciplines such as :

Agricultural, Environmental and Applied Microbiology. Specific area of research currently going on includes following :

1. Biofertilizers and biopesticides, Rhizobiology and immunology

2. Nanotoxicology

3. Green synthesis of nanoparticles

4. Microbial degradation of agricultural wastes and environmental pollutants, environmental carcinogenesis and mutagenesis

5. Bacterial taxonomy and phylogeny

6. Microbial genetics and molecular biology

7. Soil microbiology and microbial ecology

8. Screening of Medicinal plants for their bioactivity and toxicity

9. Bioprospecting Microbial diversity

10. Metal-Microbe interactions

11. Natural products and drug discovery

12. Microbial quorum sensing and biofilms