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Dr. Sible George Varghese

Dr. Sible George Varghese
Professor (Plant Pathology)
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Address (Residence): 
Mallappally East P.O.
Mallappally Kerala 689584

Main research interests are biocontrol of plant pathogens and characterisation of Trichoderma. Outreach activities include mushroom cultivation training, spawn production and field pathology.

Journal publications: 5

Awards Received/Detailed list of Awards

Third prize for poster presentation in  of the Indian Phytopathological Society (IPS) 6th International Conference – “Plant, Pathogens and People – Challenges in Plant Pathology to Benefit Humankind” 


  • Kumar, A., Scher, K., Mukherjee, M., Pardovitz-Kedmi, E, Sible, GV, Singh , US , Kale, SP., Mukherjee PK and Horwitz, BA. 2010. Overlapping and distinct functions of two Trichoderma virens MAP kinases in cell-wall integrity, antagonistic properties and repression of conidiation. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (B.B.R.C.) : 398:765-770.
  • M. Loganathan , G. V. Sible , S. Maruthasalam , D. Saravanakumar , T. Raguchander, M. Sivakumar and R. Samiyappan. 2010. Trichoderma and chitin mixture based bioformulation for the management of head rot  Sclerotinia sclerotiorum (Lib.) deBary)–rootknot (Meloidogyne incognita Kofoid and White; Chitwood) complex diseases of cabbage. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 43:10, 1011-1024.
  • Anu G. Krishnan, Thushara Susan Sabu, Sible G.V. and Lindamol Xavier. 2015. Genetic diversity analysis in jackfruit selections of Kuttanad region using RAPD technique. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications 5(4):1-6.
  • Anu G. Krishnan, Reshma John, Anu Cyriac and G.V. Sible. 2017. Estimation of genetic diversity in Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) selections using RAPD markers. International Journal of Plant Sciences, 12 (2), July 2017, 102-107.


Extended Summaries

  • Biji, C., G.V. Sible and A.V. Mathew. 2016. Effect of bioinoculants on wetland rice yield. Extended Summaries of the National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Farming Systems for Wetland Ecology, Feb 22-23, 2016, RARS, Kumarakom, Kerala.
  • N.V. Radhakrishnan, G.V. Sible, C. Nandakumar, O.P. Reji Rani and
    D. Ambika Devi. 2016. Field Management of coconut leaf rot disease with newer chemicals and biological control agents. Extended Summaries of the National Seminar on Biodiversity Conservation and Farming Systems for Wetland Ecology, Feb 22-23, 2016, RARS, Kumarakom, Kerala.
  • G.V. Sible, R. Praveena and D. Ambikadevi. 2018. Survey of polyhouse pests of vegetable cowpea in Kottayam district of Kerala and their management using entomopathogenic fungi.  Proceedings of the First International Conference on Biological Control, Approaches and Applications, 27-29 Sept. 2018, Bengaluru, India.


Genbank Accessions:

  • Co-author in 502 Genbank accessions (Expressed Sequence Tag sequences of Trichoderma virens) – accession numbers from EH 628391 to EH628893.
  • Co-author in 2 Core Nucleotide records in Genbank accessions (accession numbers DQ 494198 and DQ 494199) which are cDNA sequences of two snodprot genes in Trichoderma virens.


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Regional Agricultural Research Station, Kumarakom
Kerala Agricultural University
Kumarakom Kerala 686563