National Journal Publications 


  1. B.Bagyalakshmi, P.Ponmurugan and B.Balamurugan  “Studies on nutrient solubilization, biocontrol and plant growth promoting traits of Burkholderia cepacia from tea soil” Journal of Plantation Crops, 2014, Vol.42(3),2014


  1. R.Arutselvi,M.Ravikumar,T.Silambarasan and Dhandapani Ramamurthy,“Prevalence of dental fluorosis among school children in Thirunagr,Madurai”, Vol.01,No.1,pp.36-38,2012.
  2. Ponmurugan, P., Gnanamangai, B.M. and Baby, U.I. 2013. Incidence, prevalence and clonal susceptibility of Phomopsis canker disease in southern Indian tea plantations. Indian Phytopath. 66 (1): 46-52.



  1. J.Kasturi,P.Ponmurugan,V.Rajkumar and S.Poornima,“Biocontrol of the soil borne rhizosphere associated Fusarium sp.of Musa Sp.with Trichoderma viride Pers.”, Vol.02,No.1,pp.16-20,2011.
  2. R.Arutselvi,P.Ponmurugan,T.Balasaravanan and R.Suresh,”Formulation of natural insecticides against Panchaetothrips indicus Bagnall in Curcuma longa L.leaves of PTS and Erode varieties”,J.Biopest., Vol.7.,pp.77-81,2012.
  3. R.Arutselvi,T.Balasubramanian,P.Ponmurugan and Adeena Ane Joel,”Effect of various biopesticides and biocides on the leaf pest,Udaspes folus of turmeric plants”J.Biopest.,Vol.5.,Issue .1.,pp.51-56,2012.



  1. P.Ponmurugan,V.Elango,S.Marimuthu,T.C.Chaudhuri,D.Saravanan,B.Mythili gnanamanagi and K.Manju Karunambika,“Evaluation of actinomycetes isolated from southern Indian tea plantations for the biological control of tea pathogens”, Vol.39,No.1,pp.239-243,2011.
  2. J.Kasthur, P.Ponmurugan, V.Rajkumar, and S.Poornima, “Biocontrol of the soil borne rhizosphere associated Fusarium sp. of  Musa sp.with Trichoderma viride Pers.,” J.Biosci.Res., Vol.2, No.1,pp. 16-20.



  1. K.M.Johnson, M.R.Anil Kumar and P.Ponmurugan, “Degradation of the quality of water during monsoon and the related outbreak of water borne disease”,Eco.Env.&Cons.,Vol.16, No.8,pp.277-280,2010.
  2. K.Suresh Kumar, P.Ponmurugan and S.Murugesh, “Effect  of Azoreductase on the degradation of carcinogenic azo dyes”, Vol.8, No.2,pp.25-28,2009.
  3. Puniethaa Prabhu and K.Duraiswamy, “Autoencoder Multi-layer perceptron network with genetic algorithm for HIV modeling” Proceedings of Int. Conf. on Biomedical Instrumentation and Healthcare Engineering, Chennai, India, PP.194-202,2009.



  1. P.Ponmurugan, D.Saravanan, M.Ramya, T.R.Srinivasan, U.I.Baby and D.Ajay, “Studies on Cephaleuros parasiticus Karst, a pathogenic alga causing red rust disease in tea plantations”, Journal of Plantation Crops,Vol.37, No.1,pp.70-73,2009.
  2. A.Roja Rani ,  Venkateswaralu  and  P.Ponmurugan, “Changes in         protein patterns in different size explants with the competence to form somatic embryogenesis in groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.)”, Research journal of Biotechnology, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 38-41, 2009.
  3. S.Kumeravel, C.B.Lakshmi kantha and P.Ponmurugan, “Mosquito        repellent fabric – a comprehensive view”, Textile Review, Vol.4, No.5, pp. 26-29,2009.



  1. A.Maripandi, Gurusubramanian and  Ponmurugan, “Pathological studies of Salmonella enteritidis on vero, MDCK and BHK-21 cell lines with special reference to environmental condition”, Advanced       Biotech, Vol.6, No. 10, pp. 14-17, 2008.
  2. A.Roja Rani, Venkateswaralu, and P.Ponmurugan, “Induction of          somatic embryogenesis from mature embryo explants of peanut   (Arachis hypogea L.)”, Advanced Biotech, Vol.7, No. 2, pp. 16-19,2008.
  3. P.Ponmurugan, C.Gopi and A.Maripandi, “Studies on actinomycetes diversity in south Indian tea soils for antifungal activity”, Journal of Plantation Crops, Vol.35, No.1, pp.28-32,2007.
  4. P. Ponmurugan, and U.I.Baby, “Efficacy of chemicals and biocontrol   agents against tea Phomopsis cancer under green house condition”, Advances in plant science, Vol. 20, No.1, pp. 265-268, 2007.



  1. R .Dhandapani, D. Lakshmi, V.Balakrishnan, S.Jaya kumar, and           Anandha kumar, “Preliminary phytochemical investigation and antibacterial activity of Phyllanthus amarus SCHUM. & THORN”, Ancient science of life Vol. XXVII, No.1, pp. 1-5, 2007.
  2. P.Ponmurugan,T.Muthumani, R.Jayabalan and K.Swaminathan, “A comparative study of kombucha tea and black tea” Vol.34, No.3,pp.688-693,2006.



  1. P.Ponmurugan,T.Muthumani,R.jayabalan and K.Swaminathan,”A comparative study on kombucha tea and black tea”,Journal of Plantation Crops”,Vol.34 (3),pp.688-693,2006.
  2. P. Ponmurugan and U.I.Baby, “Management of Phomopsis canker of tea with fungicides and biocontrol agents” Journal of Plantation crops”,Vol.33, No.3,pp.175-178,2005.
  3. P. Ponmurugan and U.I.Baby, “A comparison of isolates of Phomopsis theae”, Journal of Microb.World,Vol.7, No.2,pp.176-181,2005.
  4. A.Maripandi, and P.Ponmurugan, “Survey of Salmonella infection in    various food samples”, Journal of Ecobiology Vol.19, No.4, pp. 369-372, 2006.
  5. P.Ponmurugan, “Microbial and biochemical activities in the       Rhiozosphere and non Rhizosphere of sorgum and brinjal” Journal of            Ecobiology, Vol.19, No.3, pp. 283-288, 2006.



  1. P.Ponmurugan and U.I.Baby, “In vitro interaction of fungal antagonists with Phomopsis theae,the casual agent of collar canker disease in tea”, Indian Journal of Microbiology,Vol.43, No.1,pp.41-44,2003.
  2. P Ponmurugan ,M.A.Deepa and P.N.Damodaran, “Effect of Environmental facors on Lichens distribution,” Eco.Env.& Cons.,Vol.8, No.2,pp.147-150,2002.
  3. P.Ponmurugan and S.Jayaseelan, “Effect of matchworks and fireworks effluent on Typha angustata (Bory and Chub), J.Indian Botanical Society,Vol.80, No.1,pp.191-194.
  4. P. Ponmurugan,S.Venkatesan and R.Sevagaperumal,”Studies on Lichen deteroration in Higher altitude areas,” Ecol.Env. & Cons., Vol.5, No.3,pp.265-269, 1999.
  5. P. Ponmurugan and S.Jayaseelan, “Effect of some industrial effluents on germination and growth of Typha angustata (Bory and Chub)”, Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, Vol.19, No.10, pp.762-766,1999.