FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. A. MADHUSUDHANA REDDY
Assistant professor
+91 994-977-9166
amreddy@yogivemanauniversity.ac.in
Qualification :
Ph.D.,in Botany (Plant Taxonomy) from S. K. University, Anantapur, A.P. India, in 2003
PDF experience :
Biologist in Chemtex, Environmental & Industrial Laboratory, Texas, U.S.A. from May 2004 to Feb. 2008
Assistant Professor in Nagarjuna University PG Center, Guntur and Ongole, India from June 2003 to May 2004
Area of research interests :
Plant Taxonomy, Biodiversity Conservation, Medicinal Plants and Lichenology
Position and Honours :
S. No Institution Place Position From (Date) To (date)
1. Chemtex, Environmental & Industrial Laboratory, Texas, U.S.A. Visiting Research Fellow Dec. 2007 Apr.2013 Feb. 2008 Dec.2013
2. Chemtex, Environmental & Industrial Laboratory, Texas, U.S.A. Biologist May 2004 June 2007
3. Nagarjuna University PG Center, Guntur and Ongole, India Assistant Professor June 2003 May 2004
Projects undertaken :
. Establishment of Botanical Garden at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa. Funding Agency is A.P. State Govt. Rs. is 1.11 crores sanction and Duration date is 2007-2015
. Large scale cultivation and commercialization of elite varieties of Banana for Rayalaseema region. Funding Agency is Agri Science Project Rs. is 2,00,000 sanction and Duration date is 2009-2011
. Biodiversity Assessment and Bioprospection of lichens in Rayalaseema forests of Andhra Pradesh, India. (In Collaboration with NBRI, Lucknow, UP, India.) Funding Agency is CSIR Rs. is 22,54,320 is Under Consideration
Achievements/Awards :
Young Scientist Award - received at 2nd International Seminar on Medicinal Plants and Herbal Products, Department of Botany, S. V. University, Tirupati (2010).
Dr. S. R. Yadav Award - Presented at the Annual Conference of the Indian Association of Angiosperm Taxonomy, University of Calicut, kerala, India (1998)
Best teacher award (2011)- received on September 5, 2011 honored by SRI Madasi Venkatappa Memorial Trust, Galiveedu, YSR District.
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Science and Technology (DST) (2001)
Project Fellow, University Grants Commission (UGC) 1998
Details of significant paper publications :
1. Satish Mohabe, Madhusudhana Reddy A., Anjali Devi B., Sanjeeva Nayaka and Chandramati Shankar P. 2014: Further new additions to the Lichen mycota of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 6(8): ISSN 0974-7907
2. Rajagopal Reddy, S., Madhusudhana Reddy, A., 2014: Traditional medicinal plants used by tribal people of Jyothi reserve forest, YSR District, Andhra Pradesh, India. International Journal of Scientific Research. Vol. 3 (6) June – 2014 pp.51-52 . ISSN: No. 2277-8179
3. Anjali Devi B., Satish Mohabe, Madhusudhana Reddy A., Sanjeeva Nayaka and Chandramati Shankar P. 2013: Diversity and Distribution of lichens in YSR district, Andhra Pradesh with several new additions. Indian Journal of Plant Sciences ISSN: 2319-3824. 2013Vol. 2 (4) October-December, pp.1-9/Anjali et al.
4. Raghavendra, M., Madhusudhana reddy, A., Pulala Raghuveer Yadav, Sudharshan raju, A., Siva kumar, L. 2013: Comparative studies on the in vitro antioxidant properties of methanolic leafy extracts from six edible leafy vegetables of India . Asian J Pharm Clin Res, Vol 6, Issue 3, 2013, 96-99
5. Sanjeeva Nayaka, Madhusudhana Reddy, A., Ponmurugan, P., Anjali Devi, B., Ayyappadasan, G. Upreti, D.K. 2013: Eastern Ghats, biodiversity reserves with unexplored lichen wealth. CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 104, NO. 5, 10 MARCH 2013.
6. Vijayalakshmi, N., Madhusudhana Reddy, A., Jayaveera, K.N., Muralidhara Rao, D. 2012: PCR Standerdisation & DNA Barcoding to assess the variation in DNA among the species with Hildegardia populifolia. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences (e-ISSN: 2230-7605). Vol. 2 Issue 3/ July-Sep.2012/272-277
7. Uma Maheswari, Madhusudhana Reddy, A., Rambabu, M., and Basha, S.K.M. 2012: Traditional medicinal flora habituated in various regions of YSR (Kadapa) District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences ISSN: 2231-6345 (Online) An Online International Journal Available at http://www.cibtech.org/jls.htm 2012 Vol. 2 (3) July-September, pp.162-175/Maheswari et al.
8. Rajagopal Reddy, S., Madhusudhana Reddy, A., and Yasodamma, N. 2012: Exploration of Wild Ornamental Flora of YSR District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences 2012 Vol. 2 (1) January- March, pp.192 -199 /Reddy et al. ISSN: 2231-6345 (Online)
9. Madhusudhana Reddy, A., Nayaka, S., Chandramati Shankar, P., Rajagoal Reddy, S., Ravi Prasad Rao, B. 2011: New distributional records and checklist of lichens for Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Forester. Vol. 137: 1371-1376. ISSN 0019 – 4816
10. Rajagopal Reddy, S., Madhusudhana Reddy, A., Philomina., N. S., and N. Yasodamma. 2011: Ethnobotanical survey of Sheshachala hill range of Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences 2011 Vol. 1 (4) October- December, pp.324-329/Reddy et al. ISSN: 2231-6345 (Online)
11. Madhusudhana Reddy, A., & Ravi Prasad Rao, B. 2011: Two new records of forest grasses for Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Forester (Bothriochloa bladhii & Pseudechinolaena polystachya). (Accepted)
12. Madhusudana Reddy, A., Priyadarsini, P., and Ravi Prasad Rao, B. 2011: arthraxon nudus and Ischaemum commutatum (poaceae), New distributional records for Andhra Pradesh. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. (Accepted)
Book Chapters:
13. Mahdhusudhana Reddy, A. & Ravi Prasad Rao, B. 2011: Medicinal Plants and ethnobotanical impotance of Palakonda Hill Ranges of Kadapa District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Herbal perspectives present and future. SSPH Publisher, New Delhi. 125-134. ISBN No. 8189304-91-7
14. Ravi Prasad Rao, B., B. Sadasivaiah, P. Priyadarsini, A. Madhusudana Reddy*, S. Sunitha, A. Lakshmaiah, K. Venkata Subbaih, J. Narahari Prasad, S. Khadar Basha, M.V. Suresh Babu, and P.Venkateswara Prasanna. 2011: A Conspectus of the Tribe: Eragrostideae (Poaceae) in Andhra Pradesh, India. In (ed. Pullaiah, T. ) Biodiversity in India. Vol. IV.259-291 Daya Publishing House, New Delhi. ISBN No.: 8189233203.
15. Madhusudana Reddy, A., 2014: Ex situ Conservation of Wild Medicinal Plants at Botanical Garden, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa. In (ed. Pullaiah, T. ) Biodiversity in India. Vol. 7.265-272 Regency Publications, New Delhi. ISBN No.: 978-81-89233.