FACULTY PROFILE
Dr. Mullangi Sridhar Reddy
Assistant professor
Dept of Environmental Science
Yogi Vemana University
Kadapa-516003, A.P.
+91 8096022189
sridharmullangi@yahoo.com
Qualification :
M.Sc. in Environmental Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University, N. Delhi
Ph.D. in Ecology and Environmental Science, Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry CSIR Fellowship
Research Associate in DBT Project, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
PDF/Teaching Experience :
July 2009 – Present, Assistant Professor, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
Jan 2008 to April 2009, Faculty Associate in ICFAI School of Public Policy, Hyderabad
Dec 2005- Dec 2007, Research Associate, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anatapur.
June 2005 to Dec. 2005, Asst. Professor, Christu Jyothi Institute of Technology, Jangaon
Area/s of research interests :
Forest Ecology, Carbon sequestration, Evaluation of ecosystem services
Achievements/Awards :
CSIR UGC-NET in 2000
Project “Assessment of population structure, phenology and natural regeneration of southern Eastern Ghats”. Funding agency – MOEF&CC, N. Delhi
Seminars/Work Shops Organized:
1. Treasurer – In the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Environmental Science and Technology NSETEST-2014 in Yogi Vemana University on 14-15 March. 2014
2. Convener – In the UGC sponsored National Symposium on Emerging trends in Environment – Conservation – Public Awareness EECP-2015- March 14-15th , 2015.
List of Publications: Last Five Years
1. Babu, B.G., Parveen, N.S., Kumar, N. and Reddy, M.S. 2013. Evaluation of Air Pollution Tolerance Indices of plant species growing in the vicinity of cement industry and Yogi Vemana University. Ind. J. Av. Chem. Sci. 2 (1): 16-20.
2. Kumar,O., Parveen, N.S., Reddy, M.S. and Sadasivaiah, B. 2013. Study of ecological traits of three invasive weed species in an altered habitat. J. of Basic & Appl. Biol. 2(2): 329-337.
3. Mastan, T. Reddy, D.R. Parveen, N.S. Reddy, M.S. and Shyamswaroop, T. 2014. Analysis of stakeholder’s utility perceptions of different surface water tanks in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. Mirror. 4 (2): 74-79.
4. Basha, O.P., Reddy, M.M.S., Riazunnisa, K. and Reddy, M.S. 2014. Invitro evaluation of Tomato genotypes for salt tolerance at seedling stage. Int. J. of Plant, Animal and Env. Sciences. 5 (1): 102-106. ISSN No: 2231-4490
5. Mastan, T., Parveen, N. S and Reddy, M. S. 2015. Liana species inventory in tropical dry forests of Kadapa region, Andhra Pradesh, India. J. Environ. Res. Develop. 9 (3A) 1024-1030.
6. Mastan, T., Anjali, C., Parveen, S.N. and Reddy, M. S. 2015. Assessment of soil organic carbon in three different land use patterns in semi arid Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh (India). Int. J. Curr. Res. Bio Sci. Plant Biol. 2 (7): 38-42. ISSN No: 2349-8080
7. Prasad, K.H. Anjali, C. Reddy, M.S. 2016. Study of physic-chemical characteristics of Penna river at Chennur, Cuddapah Basin, India. I J of Advances in Chem Sci. 4(1):20-24.
8. Mastan, T. Sadasivaiah, B. and Reddy, M.S. 2016. Tree diversity and structure of a tropical dry deciduous forest in Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary, Southern Eastern Ghats, India. Indian Forester 142 (9): 813-819. ISSN No:0019-4816.
9. Ankalaiah, C. and Reddy, M.S. 2017. Effects of disturbance and selective logging on the population structure of Red Sanders (Pterocarpus santalinus L.f.) – An endemic Tree of Kadapa hill ranges, southern Eastern Ghats. International Journal of Ecology and Environmental Science 43 (2): 2320-5199. ISSN No: (0377-015X)
10. Ankalaiah, C. Mastan, T. and Reddy, M.S. 2017. A study on the density, population structure and regeneration of Red sanders Pterocarpus santalinus (Fabales:Fabaceae) in a protected natural habitat – Sri Lankamalleswara wildlife sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9 (9): 10699-10674. ISSN No:( 0974-7893)
11. Venkataramana, C. Nagaraju, K., Osman Basha, P. and Reddy, M.S. 2017. Estimation of soil organic carbon and soil respiration in a dry forest - Guvvalacheruvu Reserve Forest of Kadapa hill ranges. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 2017, 7(4): 90-96. ISSN No: 22208860
12. Ankalaiah, C. Mastan, T. and Reddy, M.S. 2017. Observations in re-sprouting as regeneration strategy in Pterocarpus santalinus (Red sanders) an endemic tree in dry deciduous forests in Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary, southern Eastern Ghats. Tropical Ecology 58(3): 1-4. ISSB NO: 0887
13. Ankalaiah, C. Mastan, T. Osman Basha, P. and Reddy, M.S. 2018. Tricotyledony in Pterocarpus santalinus L.f. (red sanders; Faboidae), an endemic and endangered tree species of Kadapa hill ranges. southern Eastern Ghats, India. Current Science. 114 (10) 2008-2009.
Full Paper in Proceedings
Mastan, T. Ankalaih, C. and Reddy, M.S. 2016. Assessment of Above ground biomass in dry deciduous forests of Kadapa region of southern Eastern Ghats – An effective role of forests against climate change. In Proceedings National Conference on “Climate change Impacts and Natural Resource Mangement” – 2016.
Chapters in Books
1. Reddy, M.S. and Sadasivaiah, B. 2013. Assessment of tree diversity in a tropical dry deciduous forest of a hill in Lankamalla hill ranges under different disturbance levels. In Advances in Pollen Spore Research Vol XXX: 81-89 Edited by A.J. Soloman Raju. Todays and Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers. N.Delhi.
2. Reddy, M.S. and Sadasivaiah, B. 2014. A study on Non Timber Forest Products Diversity and their utility modes in dry deciduous forests of Kadapa division, Andhra Pradesh. In Biodiversity In India Volume:7. Edited by Pullaih, T., Karuppusamy, S. and Sandhya Rani, S. Regency Publications, N. Delhi.
3. Saara, J. DeWalt et al. Reddy, M.S.. Biogeographical patterns of liana abundance and diversity in “The Ecology of Lianas” Chapter 11, 133-147. First Edition. Edited by Stefan, A. Schnitzer, Frans Bongers, Robin J. Burham and Francis, E. Putz. 2015. John Wiley & Sons. London.
4. Parthasarathy, N. Muthuramkumar, S., Muthuperumal, C., Vivek, P. and Reddy, M.S. Liana composition and diversity among tropical forest types of peninsular India. Chapter 4, 36-49. Ecology of Lianas, First Edition. Edited by Stefan A. Schnitzer, Frans Bongers, Robyn J. Burnham, and Francis E. Putz. 2015 JohnWiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2015 by JohnWiley & Sons, Ltd.
Seminars/Conferences/Symposiums
1. Analysis of plant life-forms as Ecosystem service for community based forest management in Nithyapujakona sacred grove of Kadapa forests. National seminar on Environment and Sustainable Development. 28-29th October -2011. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
2. Assessment of tree diversity in tropical dry deciduous forest of a hill in Lankamalla hill ranges under different disturbance levels. National Conference on forests Resilience, Biodiversity and Climate Change. 23-24th Nov. 2012, Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam.
3. Asset drift of Natural Resources altering dynamics of stakeholders – A case study of surface water tank in Kuntimaddi viallge of Anantapur district – Andhra Pradesh. 8th International Conference on Climate Change, Territorial Classification & Socio-economic crisis. 23-27th April, 2013. Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu.
4. Competitive and colonizing traits of three invasive plant species in an altered habitat. January 27-28th, 2013. National seminar on Recent trends in Biodiversity of India. Government Degree & P.G. College, Wanaparthy, Andhra Pradesh.
5. Study on Muti-stemmed (Structural tree feature) in a tropical dry forest of Lankamalla hill ranges of Kadapa region. 24-25th February- 2014. National Conference on YVU Plant Biology -2014. Department of Botany, Yogi Vemana University , Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.
6. Assessment of tree diversity in a tropical dry forest in Sri Lankamalla wild life sanctuary of southern Eastern Ghats. 4th-5th December-2014. National Conference on Conservation of Eastern Ghats. S.V. University, Tirupathi.
7. Liana species inventory in a tropical dry forest of Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh. 26th – 28th December-2014. 7th International Congress of Environmental Research (ICER-14). R.V. College of Engineering. Bangalore.
8. Diversity of morpho-plant functional traits in Tropical Dry Deciduous frests of Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary. 21&22nd January, 2015. National Symposium on Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Wanaparthy, Telangana.
9. Observations on Regeneration adapatation in Pterocarpus santalinus (Red sanders tree) in a dry deciduous forest of Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary. International conference on Advances in plant and microbe research (ICAPMR 2015) November 2015. Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh.
Invited Lecture/Speaker in seminars/conferences/training programmes
1. Global warming and Biological aspects- District level seminar on global warming and biological aspects-Conducted by Silver Jubilee College, Kurnool 11th Feb.2010
2. Resource person to teach Research Methodology in social sciences organised by ICSSR_SRC Hyderabad in collaboration with Yogi vemana University, Kadapa, Feb 13-18th 2012.
3. Environmental Hazards – case study on Kashmir floods (2014) and Bhopal chemical disasters – UGC sponsored National seminar on Environmental Hazards – causes, controlling measures; organised by Department of Sciences, Government College for Men (Autonomous), Kadapa on 17-03-2015.
4. Resource person to teach Research Methodology in social sciences organised by ICSSR_SRC Hyderabad in collaboration with Yogi vemana University, Kadapa, March 16th-25th 2015.
Participated training programmes:
1. Participated in short term course for Researchers to prepare Research Projects (Minor/Major) held from 10-10-2011 to 14-10-2011. ASC, University of Madras, Chennai.
2. Orientation Course from A.S.C, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, A.P22-02-2012 to-20-03-2012
3. Referesher cource in “GIS based Engineering Applications” conducted by A.S.C, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad. 25-02-2013 to 16-03-2013.
4. Refresher course in Plant Taxonomy and Ethnobotany conducted by Science Academies from 18-31, 2018. Organised by Dept of Botany, Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa.
List of Projects
1. “Study of floristic diversity, above groundbiomass and soil organic carbon in dry deciduous forests of Sri Lankamalla wildlife sanctuary, southern Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh. Funding agency – UGC, N. Delhi – 7.63 lakhs.
2. “Assessment of population structure, phenology and natural regeneration of southern Eastern Ghats”. Funding agency – MOEF&CC, N. Delhi – 17.63 lakhs.