Dr. S. Anitha

Dr. S. Anitha

Contact Details


Department of Biotechnology
Sri Krishnadevaraya University
Andhra Pradesh
INDIA - 515 003

E-mail: anitha@sku-biotech.org
Alternate E-mail anitharamesh.92@gmail.com


+91 8554 255734


S. Anitha is an Assistant professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur. She has been in the Department of Biotechnology since 2005.

Dr. S Anitha received her Ph.D. from the department of Botany,Sri Krishnadevaraya University.
Title: In vitro propagation studies of Decalepis hamiltonii Wt & Arn. and Sterculia foetida Linn, 2001

Dr. S Anitha worked as Senior Research Fellow (1999 – 2002) in Department of Botany, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Under DBT New Delhi sponsored project entitled In vitro culture studies and micropropagation of two medicinally important Asclepiadaceae members, Hemmidesmus indica & Decalepis hamiltonii.


Anita, S and T.Pullaiah.1999. In vitro Propagation studies of Sterculia urens Roxb. In Kavi Kishor, P.B. (ed.) Emerging trends in plant tissue culture and Molecular biology. Universities Press (India) Ltd., Hyderabad. Pp. 146-150

Anitha, S and T.Pullaiah. 2001. In vitro propagation of Sterculia foetida Linn. (Sterculiaceae). Plant cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biotechnology. 2: 139-144.

Anitha, S and T.Pullaiah.2002. Shoot regeneration from hypocotyl and shoot tip explants of Sterculia foetida L. derived from seedlings. Taiwania. 47: 62-69.

Anitha, S and T.Pullaiah.2002. In vitro Propagation of Decalepis hamiltonii. Journal of Tropical Medicinal Plants. 3: 227-232.

Thangadurai, D, S. Anitha, T. Pullaiah, P. Narasimha Reddy and O.S. Ramachandraiah. 2002. Essential oil constituents and in vitro antimicrobial activity of Decalepis hamiltonii roots against food borne pathogens. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 50: 3147-3149.

Review Articles:
Aruna. V, C. Kiranmai, S. Karuppusamy,S. Anitha and T. Pullaiah.2006 Tissue Culture Studies in Asclepiadaceae- A Review. In: Recent Trends in Biotechnology. PP: 147-173.


National symposium on bio diversity conducted by department of Botany ,S.K.University Anantapur.(1993).

National symposium on Biotechnology-Trends and perspectives conducted by Department of Biotechnology, S.K .University (2006).

Public debate on Biotechnology Promise or Peril 26th March, 2006 conducted by biotechnology department.

workshop conducted by Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher learning. Anantapur, Department of Home Science on Development in the Detection of Food Toxicants. dated , 2.9.2006.

Refresher Course Attended : Refresher course on Plant Biotechnology, in Department of Biotechnology. 19-10-2005 to 8-11-2005