Personal Profile

Dr. USMAN A.

Assistant Professor

Name Dr. USMAN A.
Department Botany
Designation Assistant Professor
Official Address Dr. USMAN A. Young Scientist (SERB-DST-Govt. of India) & Assistant Professor Research Centre & P.G. Department of Botany K.A.H.M. Unity Women’s College (University of Calicut), Manjeri, Kerala, 676 122
Residential Address ARERATH (H), KACHERIPARAMBA (PO), ALANALLUR (VIA), PALAKKAD, 678601, KERALA E-MAIL: usmaanarerath@gmail.com PH: +91-9446973230
E-mail ID usmaanarerath@gmail.com
Mobile No +91-9446973230

Qualification

Degree awarded Specialization Year of qualifying University Class secured
B.Sc. Botany 2006 Cautlic FIRST
PDF Plant Pathology 2014 SERB-DST Govt. of India Doing
M.Sc. Botany/Plant Pathology 2009 Aligarh Muslim University First
Ph.D. Botany/Plant Pathology 2013 Aligarh Muslim University Awarded

Course Attended

Type of Programme University/Institution Period
Short Term Course-Plant tissue culture and molecular biology Academic Staff College, A.M.U., Aligarh 2013
M.S. Office MES IIT 2005
M.A.Psychology IGNOU Doing
Refresher Course-Research Methodology Academic Staff College, A.M.U., Aligarh, 2013

Seminars | Conferences | Workshops | Symposia attended

Seminars
Conferences
Workshops
Symposia
Theme
Title
Resource Person
Participant
Organizing
Institution
Period
1. International Conference on “Emerging technologies for Sustainable Environment”. October 29th to 30th, 2010 Organized by Dept. of Civil Engineering, Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.) INDIA
15. National Seminar on Chemistry our life our future organized by Depatment of Chemistry, on 20th and 21st January, 2014. MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad, Kerala, India.
14. One day state seminar on Autonomous Colleges: Prospects, possibilities & Challenges Organized by MES Central College Committee in collaboration with the Higher Education Council, Government of Kerala on January25th, 2014 at MES Mampad College, Malappuram, Kerala
13. RE-ENVIS 2013, Connection and Collaboration in Environmental Research, Friday, 8 March 2013, TERI, Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
12. National Conference on recent advances in plant sciences. (NCRAPS-2011) Organized by Department of Botany, D.S. College, (Affiliated to Dr. B.R. A. University, Agra) Aligarh-202001, (U.P.) INDIA
11. National conference on Conquering of Climate Change on Agriculture Through Organic Farming –A Global Perspctive. February 20th, 2011, Organized by Vermiculture Research Station, Department of Zoology, D.S. College, (Affiliated to Dr. B.R. A. University, Agra) Aligarh-202001, (U.P.) INDIA
10. National Seminar on ‘Population Resource and Environment’ organised in the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002. (U.P.) INDIA
9. 5th National conference on Sustainable development In india, Perspectives, Issues and Opportunities, march-12,2011.Al-Barakaat Institute of management Studies, Aligarh
8. National Conference on Recent Advances In Plant Sciences (sponsored by UGC, India) on 15th -16th October-2011, Department of Botany, Dharm Samaj College, Aligarh (U.P.)
7. Sixth National Seminar, juvenile Crime: Global Dimensions on 16th January 2011, Dr. Zakir Hussain Foundation, Aligarh
6. 81st Annual Session and National Symposium on “Sustainable management of biodiversity using Science and Technology” on 24-26th November, 2011, The National Academy Of Sciences, India, Section Of Biological Sciences, organized by University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvanathapuram
5. International conference on population dynamism and sustainable resource development. March 25-27, 2012.Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, 202002, India, pp.241
4. International Conference on Open and Distance Learning for Social Justice on 22nd-24th march 2011, Centre for Distance Education, Aligarh Muslim University
3. International Concave on Unani Medicine; Strength and Strategies of Globalization on 25th to 26th march 2011, A.M.U., Aligarh India
2. International conference on chemistry: frontiers and challenges (under sap (DRS-l).march, 5th–6th, 2011, centenary celebrations (1911-2011), department of chemistry (H.R.H. Prince of Whales Chemical Laboratory-1911) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002(U.P.) INDIA

Research Papers Published in foreign/Indian Journals/Books/ Proceedings

 

1.

Nematologia Mediterranea

ITALY

2.

Thai Journal of Agricultural Science

THAILAND

3.

International Journal of Agriculture Technology

THAILAND

4.

Achieves of Phytopathology and Plant protection

GERMANY

5.

African Journal of Agricultural Research

NAIROBI

6.

International Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology.

EGYPT

7.

Journal of Functional and Environmental Botany

INDIA

8.

Current Nematology

INDIA

9.

International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology

INDIA

10.

Annals of Plant protection Science

INDIA

11.

Biosciences international

INDIA

12.

Biodiversity Evaluation- Botanical Prospective(Book)

INDIA

13.

Proceedings of National Conference on recent advances in plant sciences(Book)

INDIA

14.

Proceedings of National Conference on Conquering Impact of Climate change on Agriculture through Organic Farming-A global perspective

INDIA

15

Pakistan Journal of Nematology                                             

Pakistan

 

Award and recognitions

  1. Young Scientist Award from SERB, DST (Govt. of India)
  2. Young Scientist Project worth of 25 Lakhs from Science and Engineering Research Board (Department of Science and Technology), Government of India.
  3. Talent award from MES Palakkad District committee
  4. Academic excellence  award from MRC Mannarkkad, Palakkad, Kerala
  5. Academic achievement award from MES Central College Committee, Kerala, India.
  6.  RUSA Assistant Coordinator, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad
  7. Project Coordinator, Institutional Agricultural Project, Agricultural Department, Govt. of Kerala, MES Kalladi College, Mannarkkad.
  8. Internal Mentor, Walk With Scholar, UGC Scheme 
  9. MIELES International project coordinator funded by European Union and Barcelona University Spain.
  10. Kerala biodiversity Board member, Govt. of Keral
  11. P.G. Board Member (Botany), University of Calicut

 

Major Research Project:

 

Integrated management of banana nematodes by biocontrol agents and organic amendment with special reference to Palakkad district in Kerala, Funded by DST, Govt. of India. (25 lakhs)

 

Minor Research projects

 

  • In vitro germination analysis of different orchids through synthetic seed technology funded by KSCSTC, Govt. of Kerala

 

Research Publications:

Total

Book Chapters/Proceedings

7

Research Papers published/Accepted

15

Abstracts of Research Papers (Presented)

Book Published

Proceedings Published

21

     2

     1

        Total

       45

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (Total No: 41)

(JOURNAL/BOOK CHAPTER PUBLICATION)

1

Aasifa, G., Siddiqui, M.B. and Usman, A. (2014).Phytotoxic effects of Calotropis procera (ait.) r. br. extract on three weed plants.Analele Universităţii din oradea, Fascicula Biologie, Tom. XXI(2): 57-60.

2

 Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Efficacy of certain botanicals for management of Rotylenchulus reniformis infecting okra and cowpea. African Journal of Agricultural research (Accepted), NAIROBI

2

Afreen, B., Baghel, G., Fatma, M., Mohd,. Usman, and Naqvi, Q.A. (2010). Studies on Molecular Detection of Cucumber Mosaic Virus and Its Anatomical and Biochemical Changes in Daucus carota L. International Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, 1(1): 187-192. EGYPT

3

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Application of Methanolic Extracts of Botanicals for the Management of M. incognita infecting tomato and chilli. Journal of Functional and Environmental Botany, 1(2):114-118. INDIA

4

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Effect of some fungal strains for the management of root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) on eggplant (Solanum melongena). Journal of Agricultural Technology, 8(1): 213-218. THAILAND

5

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Eco-friendly management of phytonematode by Aqueous extract of some agricultural weeds for sustainable agricultural production. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science, 44(4):251-254. (IF: 0.32) THAILAND

6

Usman, A. (2010). Efficacy of certain botanicals for the management of phytonematodes infecting tomato and chilli. Current Nematology, 22(1, 2):1-7. INDIA

7

Rehman, B., Parihar, K., Ganai, M.A., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Biomanagement of root knot nematode through non edible oil seed cakes infesting Cicer arietinum L. International Journal of Applied Biology and Pharmaceutical Technology, 2(4): 411-414.

8

Usman, A., Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Evaluation of medicinal plants extracts against Meloidogyne incognita. Annals of Plant protection Science, (IF: 0. 55) 20(1): 264-265.

9

Usman, A. and Siddiqui,M.A. (2012). Management of phytonematodes infecting tomato and eggplantwith methanol extracts of two plant species. Nematologia Mediterranea, 40: 25-31. ITALY

10

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M. A. (2012). Effect of Some Botanical Extracts for the Management of Meloidogyne incognita Infecting Eggplant. Biosciences International. 1(1): 12-15.

11

Usman, A.  and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Integrated management of phytonematodes

by the application of organic amendment and ploughing under field conditions, Archives Of Phytopathology And Plant Protection. 45 (20): 2437–2444. (GERMANY)

12

Rehman, B., Ganai, M.A., Parihar, K., Siddiqui, M.A. and Usman, A. (2012). Management of Root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita affaecting Chickpea, Cicer arietinum for sustainable production. Biosciences International. 1(1): 01-05.

13

Usman, A., Rahman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Bioefficacy of fungal strains for the management of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on eggplant, Solanum melongena. Biodiversity Evaluation- Botanical Prospective. (Edrs:-Atri, N.S., Gupta, R.C., Saggoo and Singhal, V.K. Published by M/s Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India. pp. 335-339.

14

Rahman, B., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Nematotoxic effect of two fungal strains against root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita attacking chickpea. Biodiversity Evaluation- Botanical Prospective. (Edrs:-Atri, N.S., Gupta, R.C., Saggoo and Singhal, V.K. Published by M/s Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India. pp. 351-356.

15

    

      16

      17

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Plant parasitic nematode management through integrated approaches. In: Srivastava, P. (edr) Proceedings of National Conference on recent advances in plant sciences. (NCRAPS-2011). pp. 46-52. Excelent publishing house, New Delhi, INDIA.(Book chapter- ISBN:978-93-81583-18-0)

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2013).  Integrated approaches of phytonematodes management by organic soil amendments and ploughing. Pakistan Journal of Nematology, 31(2):157-163.

Asif, M., Parihar, K., Rehman, B., Ashraf Ganaia, M., Usman, A., Siddiqui, M.A. (2013). Bio-efficacy of some leaf extracts on the inhibition of egg hatching and mortality of Meloidogyne incognita. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 47(8): 1015-1021.

 

( PUBLICATION IN PROCEEDINGS)

1

Usman, A., Rahman, B., Siddiqui, M.A. and Abdul Raoof, K.M. (2011). Bilogical Management of Root-knot Nematode, Meloidogyne incognita Infesting Brinjal cv. “Pusa Kranti”. In: Shweta and V.K. Singh (eds.) Proceedings of National Conference on Conquering Impact of Climate change on Agriculture through Organic Farming-A global perspective. February 20, 2011. D.S. College, Aligarh 202001, India, pp. 36-40.

2

Rehman, B., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Nematoxic effect of leaf Extract and Fungal Strains against Meloidogyne incognita Affecting Chickpea. In: Shweta and V.K. Singh (eds.) Proceedings of National Conference on Conquering Impact of Climate change on Agriculture through Organic Farming-A global perspective. February 20, 2011. D.S. College, Aligarh 202001, India, pp. 41-43.

3

4

   

Abdul Raoof, K.M. Siddiqui, M.B., Shazia., Asifa, G., Choudhary, Namrta and Usman, A. (2011). Allelopathic Impact of Different Parts of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.) Miers on Germination and Seedling growth of Amaranthus spinosus L. In: Shweta and V.K. Singh (eds.) Proceedings of National Conference on Conquering Impact of Climate change on Agriculture through Organic Farming-A global perspective. February 20, 2011. D.S. College, Aligarh 202001, India, pp. 44-48.

Usman, A., Rehman, B., Parihar, K.,  Ganai, M.A., Asif, M. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2014). Integrated Management of phytonematodes by the Application of Soil Solarization and Organic Amendment Under Field Condition. Proceedings: National Seminar on “Chemistry Our Life Our Future. Department of Botany, MES Kalladi College, mannarkkad. pp. 51-61.

Book Published

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2013). Ecofriendly Management of Meloidogyne incognita. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, pp. 124, ISBN-10: 3847332023

ISBN-13: 978-3847332022.

Proceedings published

 

Chemistry Our Life Our Future

 

PAPER PRESENTED IN VARIOUS CONFERENCES (ABSTRACT PUBLICATIONS)

1

Rehman, B. Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). “Biomanagement of Root knot Nematode, Meloidogyne incognita Affecting Chickpea Using Fungal Strains”. International Conference on “Emerging technologies for Sustainable Environment”. October 29th to 30th, 2010 Organized by Deptt. of Civil Engineering, Z.H. College of Engineering and Tehnology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.) INDIA, p.772.

2

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). Bioefficacy of Some Botanicals Extracts in the Management of Meloidogyne incognita on Eggplant, Solanum melongena L. International Conference on “Emerging technologies for Sustainable Environment”. October 29th to 30th, 2010 Organized by Deptt. of Civil Engineering, Z.H. College of Engineering and Tehnology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.) INDIA, p.773.

3

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). “Application of some botanical extracts in the management of Meloidogyne incognita attacking Solanum melongena L.” National Symposium on Perspective in the Plant Health Management, December, 14th -16th, 2010, Organized by Deptt. Of Plant Pathology, B.A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand-388110 (Gujrat) & Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi-110012, p.158

4

Rehman, B., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A (2010). Nematotoxic effect of leaf Extract and Fungal Strains against Meloidogyne incognita Affecting Chickpea. National conference on Conquering of Climate Change on Agriculture Through Organic Farming –A Global Perspctive.,February 20th , 2011,Organized by Vermiculture Research Station, Department of Zoology, D.S. College, ( Affiliated to Dr. B.R. A. University, Agra) Aligarh-202001, (U.P.) INDIA, p. 41.

5

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). Biological Mangement of Root knot Nematode Meloidogyne incognita infesting Brinjal cv. ‘Pusa Kranti’. National conference on Conquering of Climate Change on Agriculture Through Organic Farming –A Global Perspctive. February 20th, 2011, Organized by Vermiculture Research Station, Department of Zoology, D.S. College, (Affiliated to Dr. B.R. A. University, Agra) Aligarh-202001, (U.P.) INDIA, p. 36.

6

Rehman, B., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). “Effect of the leaf extracts of some plants on the larval mortality of Meloidogyne incognita  for sustainable environment”, March 1st-2nd, 2011, National Seminar on Population Resource and Environment’ organised in the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002. (U.P.) INDIA, p. 27-28.

7

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). “ Screening of Aqueous extracts of different parts of a medicinal plant, Phyllanthus niruri L. against egg hatching of Meloidogyne incognita March 1st-2nd, 2011, National Seminar on Population Resource and Environment’ organised in the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002. (U.P.) INDIA, p.36.

8

Rehman, B., Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). Efficacy of organic amendment & nematicides against root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita affecting chickpea, Cicer arietinum L.”, International Conference On Chemitry: Frontiers And Challenges (Under Sap(Drs-I).March, 5th – 6th, 2011, Centatary Celebrations (1911-2011), Department Of Chemistry (H.R.H. Prince of Whales Chemical Laboratory-1911) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002(U.P.)INDIA, p.168.

     9

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2010). Effect of some bio-chemical products on the root knot development of Meloidogyne incognita on egg plant, Solanum melonena L.”, International Conference On Chemitry: Frontiers And Challenges (Under Sap(Drs-I).March, 5th–6th,  2011, Centatary Celebrations (1911-2011), Department Of Chemistry (H.R.H. Prince of Whales Chemical Laboratory-1911) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh-202002 (U.P.) INDIA, p.127.

    10

Usman, A., Rehman, B.  and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). “In vitro control of Root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita by a medicinal plant Eclipta Alba (L.)Hassk.” 5th National conference on Sustainable development In india, Perspectives, Issues and Opportunities, march-12, 2011.Al-Barakaat Institute of management Sudies,Aligarh, pp.15-16.

  11

Rehman, B. Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Management of Root–Knot nematode By Flower Extract Affecting Chick Pea for Sustainable Environment. 5th National conference on Sustainable development In india, Perspectives,Issues and Opportunities, march-12,2011.Al-Barakaat Institute of management Sudies,Aligarh,pp-18.

 12

Usman, A., Rehman, B. and Siddiqui, M.A.  (2011). Importance of Phyllanthus niruri in Unani medicine and its role in Biological control of Plant Parasitic Nematodes. International Concave on Unani Medicine; Strength and Strategies of Globalization on 25th to 26th  march 2011, A.M.U., Aligarh India. p.56.

13

Rehman, B. Usman, A. and. Siddiqui, M.A. (2011).Management of Root Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne Incognita infesting Chickpea, A Reputed Herb In Unani Medicine. International Concave on Unani Medicine; Strength and Strategies of Globalization on 25th to 26th  march 2011, A.M.U., Aligarh India. p. 81.

14

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Eco-Friendly Management of Phytonematodes By Antimicrobial activity of Some Important Medicinal plants For Sustainable Agriculture Production. National Conference on Recent Advances In Plant Sciences (sponsored by UGC, India) on 15th -16th October-2011, Department of Botany, Dharm Samaj College, Aligarh (U.P.). p. 109.

15

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Plant Parasitic Nematode Management Through Integrated Approaches. National Conference on Recent Advances In Plant Sciences (sponsored by UGC, India) on 15th -16th October-2011, Department of Botany, Dharm Samaj College, Aligarh (U.P.).pp-116-117.

16

Usman, A. and Abdul Raoof, K.M. (2011). Contribution of school education in Nation Building. International Conference on Open and Distance Learning for Social Justice on 22nd -24th march 2011, Centre for Distance Education, Aligarh Muslim University.  pp-98-99

17

Usman, A. and Abdul Raoof, K.M. (2011). Global Trafficking of Innocents. Sixth National Seminar, juvenile Crime: Global Dimensions on 16th January 2011, Dr. Zakir Hussain Foundation, Aligarh.pp-67-67.

18

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2011). Efficacy of some organic wastes for the management of Meloidogyne incognita on eggplant.81st Annual Session and National Symposium on “Sustainable management of biodiversity using Science and Technology” on 24-26th November, 2011, The National Academy Of Sciences, India, Section Of Biological Sciences, organized by University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvanathapuram.p. 38`.

19

Usman, A. and Siddiqui, M.A. (2012). Distribution and population dynamics of phytonematodes in Aligarh: As a major threat for agriculture production. International conference on population dynamism and sustainable resource development. March 25-27, 2012.Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, 202002, India, p.241

20

Rashid, K.V., Usman, A. and Abdul Raoof, K.M. (2012). Threat to biodiversity and environment by the climatic changes in India. International conference on population dynamism and sustainable resource development. March 25-27, 2012. Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, 202002, India. pp. 279-280.

21

Usman, A. and Priya, T.V. (2014). Phytochemical screening and antimicrobial activity of Sansevieria roxburghiana against banana nematode, Rhodopholus similis. National Seminar on Chemistry our life our future, January, 20th and 21st , 2014. Department of Chemistry, MES Kalladi College Mannarkkad. India. pp. 71.

 

Research Students 

1. Ashfaq ahmad O-----Doing

2. Famina C.C.----------Doing

3. Vafa K.K.-------------Doing

4. Nusrath K.T.---------Doing

5. Thahira---------------Completed

6. Shahana--------------Completed