Selected bibliography : Microbiology
 
        Microbiology 

        Abhaykumar,  V.K.; Dube,  H.C. Epiphytic bacteria of mangrove plants Avicennia marina and Sesuvium portulacastrum . Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1991. vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 275 276 

        Agate,  A.D.; Panchnadikar,  V.V. Microbiological processes of mangrove swamps Tropical  Ecosystems:  Ecology  And  Management. Singh,  K.P.;Singh,  J.S.  Eds. Delhi  India Wiley  Eastern 1992 pp. 301 307 

        Agate,  A.D. Mangrove microbiology. Proc. Of  The  Symposium  On  Significance  Of  Mangroves,  Pune  1990. Agate,  A.D.;Bonde,  S.D.;Kumaran,  K.P.N.  Eds. Pune,  Maharashtra  India Maharastra  Assoc.  Cultiv.  Sci.  Res.  Inst. 1991 pp. 11 - 13 

        Balasubramanyan, K. 1994. Micro invertebrate benthic fauna of Pichavaram mangroves. In: Conservation of mangrove forest genetic resources, A training manual (eds.) Sanjay V. Deshmukh and V. Balaji, M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation, Madras, India, 257-259. 

        Borse,  B.D. Marine fungi from india Indian  Bot.  Rep. 1987 vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 62 64 

        Chinnaraj,  S.; Untawale,  A.G. Manglicolous fungi from India. Mahasagar. 1992. vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 25 - 29 

        Chinnaraj,  S. Manglicolous fungi from atolls of Maldives, Indian Ocean. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1993 vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 141 - 142  

        Chandrika,  V.; Nair,  P.V.R.; Khambhadkar,  L.R. Distribution of phototrophic thionic bacteria in the anaerobic and micro  aerophilic strata of mangrove ecosystem of Cochin. J.  Mar.  Biol.  Assoc.  India. 1990. vol. 32, no. 1  2, pp. 77 - 84 

        Chowdhery,  H.J.; Garg,  K.L.; Jaitly,  A.K. Occurrence of fungi in rhizosphere, rhizoplane and non  rhizosphere zones of some mangroves. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1982. vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 138 - 142 

        Das,  A.B.; Basak,  U.C.; Das,  P. Variation in nuclear DNA content and karyotype analysis in three species of Avicennia, a tree mangrove of coastal Orissa. Cytobios 1995 vol. 84, no. 337, pp. 93 - 102 

        Devi,  L.P.; Padmakumar,  K.; Ayyakkannu,  K. Qualitative and quantitative study of gut microflora of Ceratoneries costae (polychaete) and Paracalliope fluviatilis (amphipod) associated with the sediments of Pitchavaram Mangroves. National  Seminar  On  Microbial  Ecology.  January 1986.  . pp. 53 

        Garg,  K.L. Fungal succession on pneumatophore of mangrove plants. Program  Of  The  First  International  Marine  Biotechnology  Conference  IMBC. 1989. p. 55 

        Garg,  K.L. Effect of salinity on cellulolytic activity of some pneumatophore  inhabiting fungi of Sunderban mangrove swamps. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1982. vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 339  - 340 

        Garg,  K.L. Vertical distribution of fungi in Sunderban mangrove mud. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1983. vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 48 - 51 

        Hyde,  K.D.; Vrijmoed,  L.L.P.; Chinnaraj,  S.; Jones,  E.B.G. Massarina armatispora sp. nov., a new intertidal Ascomycete from mangroves. Bot.  Mar. 1992. vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 325  - 328 

        Kala,  R.R. Microbial production of antibiotics from mangrove ecosystem. CMFRi  Spec.  Publ. no. 61 pp. 117 - 122 

        Kathiresan,  K.; Ravikumar,  S. Influence of tannins, sugars and amino acids on bacterial load of marine halophytes. Environ.  Ecol. 1995 vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 94 - 96 

        Kathiresan, K., 1993. Effect of UV on black tea constituents of mangrove leaves. Science and Culture, Vol.59 no.7-10, pp.: 61-63. 

        Kala,  R.R.; Chandrika,  V. Effect of different media for isolation, growth and maintenance of actinomycetes from mangrove sediments. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1993 vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 297 - 299 

        Loka  Bharathi,  P.A.; Oak,  S.; Chandramohan,  D. Sulfate  reducing bacteria from mangrove swamps. 2. Their ecology and physiology. Oceanol.  Acta. 1991. vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 163 - 171 
          
        Lakshmanaperumalsamy,  P. Nitrogen fixing bacteria, Azotobacter sp. in aquatic sediment. Fish.  Technol.  Soc.  Fish.  Technol.,  Cochin. 1987. vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 126 - 128 
          
        Mohanraju,  R.; Natarajan,  R. Methanogenic bacteria in mangrove sediments. Hydrobiologia. vol. 247, no. 1 - 3 

        Mohanraju, R and R. Natarajan, 1992. Methanogenic bacteria in mangrove sediments. The Ecology of Mangrove and Related Ecosystems. (eds.) Jaccarini and E. Martens, Vol. 247, no.1-3, pp. 187-193 

        Pal,  A.K.; Purkyastha,  R.P. Foliar fungi of mangrove ecosystem of Sundarbans, eastern India J.  Mycopathol.  Res. 1992 vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 167  171 

        Pal,  A.K.; Purkayastha,  R.P. New parasitic fungi from Indian mangrove. J.  Mycopathol.  Res. 1992 vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 173 -176 

        Panchanadikar,  V.V. Studies of iron bacteria from a mangrove ecosystem in Goa and Konkan Int.  J.  Environ.  Stud.,  Sect.  A 1993 vol. 45, no. 1, pp. 17 - 21 

        Padmakumar,  K.; Ayyakkannu,  K. Heterotrophic bacteria associated with seaweeds of Portonova and adjacent waters. National  Seminar  On  Microbial  Ecology.  January  23  24,  1986 pp. 53 

        Prabhakaran,  N.; Gupta,  R. Activity of soil fungi of Mangalvan, the mangrove ecosystem of Cochin Backwater. Fish.  Technol.  Soc.  Fish.  Technol.  Cochin. 1990. vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 157 - 159 

        Prabhakaran,  N.; Gupta,  R.; Krishnankutty,  M. Fungal activity in Mangalvan: An estuarine mangrove ecosystem. Proc. Of  The  National  Seminar  On  Estuarine  Management,  TRIVANDRUM. Nair,  N.B.  ed. 1987. pp. 458 - 463 

        Premanathan, M. 1991. Studies on antiviral activity of marine plants.  Ph.D. thesis, Annamalai University, India, pp.102. 

        Premanathan, M., K. Chandra, S. K. Bajpai, and K. Kathiresan, 1992.  A survey of some Indian marine plants of antiviral activity.  Bot. Mar., no.35, pp.321-324. 

        Premanathan, M.,  K. Kathiresan, K. Chandra, and S.K. Bajpai, 1993.  Antiviral activity of marine plants against New castle disease virus.  Tropical Biomedicine, no.10, pp 31-33. 

        Premanathan, M., K. Kathiresan, and K. Chandra, 1994.  Antiviral activity of marine and coastal plants from India.  Int. J. of Pharmacognosy, 32 : 330-336. 

        Premanathan, M., K. Kathiresan, and K. Chandra, 1994.  In vitro anti-vaccinia virus activity of some marine plants.  Medical Research, 99 : 236-238. 

        Premanathan, M., K. Kathiresan, and K. Chandra, 1995.  Antiviral evaluation of some marine plants against Semliki forest virus. Int. J. of Pharmacognosy Vol. 33, no.1pp: 75-77. 

        Premanathan, M., H. Nakashima, K. Kathiresan, N. Rajendran, and N. Yamamoto, 1996.  In vitro anti human immuno deficiency virus activity of mangrove plants.  Indian J. of Medical Research, 130: 276-279. 

        Raghukumar,  S. Bacterivory: A novel dual role for thraustochytrids in the sea. Mar.  Biol. 1992. vol. 113, no. 1, pp. 165 - 169 

        Raghukumar, S. and C. Raghukumar, 1988. A report on the occurrence of thraustochytrid species in Indian waters. Kavaka, Vol. 16 no.1-2,pp.: 40-44. 

        Raghukumar, C., S. Raghukumar, A. Chinnaraj, D.D. Chandramohan, T.M. Souza, and C.A. Reddy, 1994.  Laccase and other lignocellulose modifying enzymes of marine fungi isolated from the coast of India. Bot. Mar., Vol. 37 no.6, pp.: 515-523. 

        Raghukumar, S., S. Sharma, C. Raghukumar, V. Sathe Pathak, and D. Chandramohan, 1994. Thraustochytrid and fungal component of marine detritus. 4. Laboratory studies on decomposition of leaves of the mangrove Rhizophora apiculata Blume. J. exp .mar. Biol. Ecol., Vol. 3, no. 1,  pp.:113-131. 

        Ramesh,  C.; Borse,  B.D. Marine fungi from Maharashtra coast (India). Acta  Bot.  Indica. 1989. vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 143 - 146 

        Raghukumar,  S.; Raghukumar,  C. A report on the occurrence of thraustochytrid species in Indian waters. KAVAKA. 1988. vol. 16, no. 1  2, pp. 40 - 44 

        Raghu  Kumar,  S. Schizochytrium mangrovei sp. nov., a thraustochytrid from mangroves in India. Trans.  Br.  Mycol.  Soc. 1988. vol. 90, no. 4, pp. 627 - 631 

        Raghukumar,  S. Speculations on niches occupied by fungi in the sea with relation to bacteria. Proc.  Indian  Acad.  Sci.  Plant  Sci.. 1990. vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 129 - 138  

        Ramesh,  C.; Borse,  B.D. Marine fungi from Maharashtra coast (India). Acta  Bot.  Indica. 1989. vol. 17, pp. 143 - 146 

        Ramamurthy,  T.; Raju,  R.M.; Natarajan,  R. Distribution and ecology of methanogenic bacteria in mangrove sediments of Pitchavaram, east coast of India. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1990. vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 269 - 273 

        Raghukumar,  C.; Raghukumar,  S.; Chinnaraj,  A.; Chandramohan,  D.; D'  Souza,  T.M.; Reddy,  C.A. Laccase and other lignocellulose modifying enzymes of marine fungi isolated from the coast of India. Bot.  Mar. 1994 vol. 37, no. 6, pp. 515 - 523 

        Raghukumar,  S.; Sharma,  S.; Raghukumar,  C.; Sathe  Pathak,  V.; Chandramohan,  D. Thraustochytrid and fungal component of marine detritus. Laboratory studies J.  Exp.  Mar.  Biol.  Ecol. 1994 vol. 183, no. 1, pp. 113 - 131 

        Routray,  T.K.; Satapathy,  G.C.; Mishra,  A.K. Seasonal fluctuation of soil nitrogen transforming microorganisms in Bhitarkanika mangrove forest. J.  Environ.  Biol. 1996 vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 325 - 330 

        Ravikumar,  D.R.; Vittal,  B.P.R. Fungal diversity on decomposing biomass of mangrove plant Rhizophora in Pichavaram Estuary, east coast of India. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1996 vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 142 - 144 

        Raman,  M.; Chandrika,  V. Studies on rhizosphere microflora of Acanthus ilicifolius CMFRI  Spec.  Publ. 1993 vol. 53 pp. 100 - 102. 

        Saxena,  D.; Lokabharathi,  P.A.; Chandramohan,  D. Sulfate reducing bacteria from mangrove swamps of Goa, central west coast of India. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1988. vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 153 - 157 

        Sivakuman,  A.; Kathiresan,  K. Phylloplane fungi from mangroves. Indian  J.  Microbiol. 1990. vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 229 - 231 

        Sridhar,  K.R.; Prasannarai,  K. Marine fungi on decaying wood from Mangalore Coast. Mahasagar 1993 vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 33 - 38 

        Sengupta,  A.; Chaudhuri,  S. Ecology of heterotrophic dinitrogen fixation in the rhizosphere of mangrove plant community at the Ganges River estuary in India. Oecologia. 1991. vol. 87, no. 4, pp. 560 - 564 

        Sengupta,  A.; Chaudhuri,  S. Halotolerant Rhizobium strains from mangrove swamps of the Ganges River Delta. Indian  J.  Microbiol. 1990. vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 483 - 484 

        Surendran,  V.; Chandrika,  V. Studies on heterotrophic bacteria in the mangrove ecosystem near Cochin. CMFRI  Spec.  Publ. 1993 vol. 53 pp. 66  71 

        Shome,  R.; Shome,  B.R.; Mandal,  A.B.; Bandopadhyay,  A.K. Bacterial flora in mangroves of Andaman. Part 1: Isolation, identification and antibiogram studies. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1995 vol. 24, pp. 97 - 98 

        Vethanayagam,  R.R.; Krishnamurthy,  K. Studies on anoxygenic photosynthetic bacterium Rhodopseudomonas sp. from the tropical mangrove environment. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1995 vol. 24, pp. 19 - 23 

        Venkateswaran,  K.; Natarajan,  R. Seasonal distribution of inorganic phosphate solubilising bacteria and phosphatase producing bacteria in Porto Novo waters. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1983. vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 213 - 217 

        Venkateswaran,  K.; Natarajan,  R. Significance of bacterial indicators of pollution in the isolation of human pathogens in aquatic environment. Indian  J.  Mar.  Sci. 1987. vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 51 - 53 

        Venkatesan,  T.; Natarajan,  R. Influence of certain hydrographical parameters on the fungal population of Pichavaram mangroves near Porto Novo. Proc.  Of  The  National  Seminar  On  Estuarine  Management,   TRIVANDRUM. Nair,  N.B.  ed. 1987. pp. 455  - 457 

        Vethanayagam,  R.R. Purple photosynthetic bacteria from a tropical mangrove environment. Mar.  Biol. 1991. vol. 110, no. 1, pp. 161 - 163