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  • Division of Microbiology was established during 1958 under the Department of Agriculture. M.Sc(Ag) and Ph.D (Ag) in Agriculture Microbiology were started during 1959 for the first time in India. The Department status was received in 1981.
  • The Department has received research grants to the total of Rs.109.72 laks for a period from 1.1.2007 to 31.10.14 various funding agencies like UGC, DBT, DST, TNSCST & Private com-panies.
  • Besides, the Department has received Rs.37.50 lakhs as DST- FIST grants and Rs.30 Lakhs Non-SAP grant.
  • The Department has number of text and reference books collection in its Library and more than 113 numbers of Ph.D thesis volumes.
  • The Department has been pioneer in biofertilizer research and declared the lignite as the best carrier material for biofertlizer.

Programmes Offered
  • M.Sc. (Ag.) Microbiology
  • M.Sc .(Ag) Microbial Biotechnology
  • Ph.D. Microbiology

The Professor and Head
Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture
Annamalai University
Annamalainagar-608 002
Tel Number: 04144– 239731
Fax Number : 04144-239731
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