Prof. C. Jagath Thimmaiah

(Specialization: Botany and Micro fungi)

A graduate and Post graduation Mysore University, Mysore; doctorate from Mangalore University. Started teaching Botany at Field Marshal K.M.Cariappa College since 1986; presently serving as an Associate Professor at the same college affiliated to Mangalore University; has 7 years  of Research experience;  Published two books: Vegetation of Field Marshal K.M.Cariappa College Campus (2006) and Black Mildews of Kodagu (2013), nine papers in national and internationally reputed journals. Served as BOE Chairman and  Coordinator of practical examinations in Botany of University of Mangalore (20122014). Established Fungal Herbarium in Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa College, Madikeri,  comprising  260 foliicolous fungal  material with permanent slides.