Intellectual Contributions Since 2006


  • Fatma Ş. G., Özlem D. İ.; Sharma, A., Achar P.N. and F. Eyidoğan 2022. Metagenomics Next Generation Sequencing (mNGS): An Exciting Tool for Early and Accurate Diagnostic of Fungal Pathogens in Plants. J of Fungi 8, 1195.
  • Hanumanthu N., Gurikar C., Nagaraj D., Manjunath K. N., Kadaiah A., Yatgal S.A., P.N. Achar, and M. Y. Sreenivasa. 2022. Antifungal Potential of Azotobacter salinestris Strain Azt 31
    against Phytopathogenic Fusarium spp. Associated with Cereals.  J. of  Fungi  8, 473.
  • Deepa N.; P.N. Achar, M.Y. Sreenivasa 2021. Current perspectives in use of biocontrol agents for management of Fusarium verticillioides and associated fumonisin in cereals – A review. J. Fungi, 7(9), 776;
  • Premila Narayana Achar, Pham Quyen, Emmanuel C Adukwu, Abhishek Sharma, Huggins Zephaniah Msimanga, Hanumanthu Nagaraja and Marikunte Yanjarappa Sreenivasa 2020. Investigation of the Antifungal andAnti-Aflatoxigenic Potential of Plant-Based Essential Oils against Aspergillus flavus in Peanuts.  J. Fungi, 6(4), 383;
  • K.P. Rao**; Deepthi B. V.**, ; S. Rakesh**; Ganesh T.**; P.N. Achar and Sreenivasa M. Y.*** 2017. Antiaflatoxigenic Potential of Cell-Free Supernatant from Lactobacillus plantarum MYS44 Against Aspergillus parasiticus. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins, 9: pp. 1-10.
  • Mina M. Yooussef* , Quyen Pham*, Premila N. Achar, Marikunte Yanjarappa Sreenivasa. 2016. Antifungal activity of essential oils on Aspergillus parasiticus isolated from peanuts. Journal of Plant Protection Research (in progress).
  •  Achar, P. N., Sreenivasa, M.Y., Quyen, P.*; Yoossoofa, M.* 2015 ( under review). Growth & Morphological Alterations of Aflatoxigenic A. flavus Submitted 2013. Research on Aspergillus contamination in peanuts (X ed., vol. 8, pp. 1-2) Natural Product Communication/Thomson Reuter:
  •  Naidoo, G.***; Naidoo, N.** and Achar, P.N. 2012. Ecophysiological responses of salt marsh grass Spartina maritima to salinity. African Journal of Aquatic Science Vol 37:1, 81-88 (PDF)AFR J AQUAT SC.
  •  Achar, P.N., Sreenivasa, M.Y.  and Galdo, G*. 2012. Comparative studies on changes of total soluble proteins and proteases activity in Georgian commercial peanuts contaminated by Aspergillus flavus. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection Vol 45 (2): 220-227 (PDF);  ARCH Pl. PHY.PROT.
  •  M.Y. Sreenivasa, Regina Sharmila Dass**, M. N. Nagendra Prasad**, P. N. Achar and G. R.Janardhana**. 2011. Assessment of growth inhibiting effect of some plant essential oils on different Fusarium species isolated from Indian Sorghum and Maize grains. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection (JPDP) 118 (6): 208-2011 (PDF)JPPD.
  •  Xia, Z**., Wu, H**. and Achar, P.N. 2011. Infection and Ultrastructure of Conidia and Pycnidia of Stenocarpella maydis in Maize. Journal of Food Protection 74(4):676- 680 (PDF)IAFP.
  • G. I. Okwu**, P. N. Achar, M. J. Ikenebomeh***, Michael J. and M. Y. Sreenivasa 2011. Studies of food thickeners in Nigeria for the contamination of aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species and their detection by PCR. African J of Biotechnology Vol. 10 (43), pp. 8641-8646 (PDF)AJB.
  • Okwu**, G; P.N. Achar and Sharma, S.K.** 2010. Quantification of aflatoxin B1 in ready-to-use food thickeners in South-east geo-political zone in Nigeria. African Journal of Microbiology Research Vol. 4(16), pp. 1788-1793 (PDF). AJM.
  • Naidoo, G.; Naidoo, N and Achar, P.N. 2010. Responses of the mangroves Avicennia marina and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza to oil contamination. Flora 205: 357–362; Flora.
  • Achar, P. N., K. Hermetz*, S. Rao, R. Apkarian, J. Taylor.  2009.  Microscopic studies on the Aspergillus flavus infected kernels of commercial peanuts in Georgia. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety  72 ( 8): 2115-2120EES.
  • Kaliamoorthy, S., Naidoo, G. and Achar, P. N. 2008. Micropropagation of Harpagophytum procumbens DC- an endangered African medicinal plant. Biologia Plantarum 52 (2): 191-194 (PDF); BIOL PLANT.
  • Naidoo, G***., Somaru, R. and Achar, P. N. 2008. Morphological and physiological responses of the halophyte, Odyssea  paucinervis (Staph) (Poaceae), to salinity. Flora 203 (5): 437-447 (PDF);  Flora.
  • Achar P. N. and *Sanchez A. 2006.  Effects of substrate and temperature on growth of Aspergillus flavus in peanuts from Georgia. Georgia Journal of Sciences 64: 76-81GSC-Regional.* *Undergraduate students; ** Doctoral Students; ***International Collaborator

   Textbook Published

      Achar, P. N., S. Y., Sharma, S., Vasudevan, P., Sharma, V.P, Verma, M. (2013). Aspergillus species,          Carcinogenic Mold in Peanuts- A Global Health Threat. Green technologies, Women and Development.       Delhi, Angkor Publisher (p) LTD: Book.

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