Academic Profile (in English

Academic Profile (in English

Vita Ratri Cahyani, Professor
Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, Indonesia

E-Mail Address
vitaraturi@yahoo.com

Affiliation address
Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University
Jl. Ir. Sutami No. 36A Kentingan, Surakarta,
Jawa Tengah, Indonesia.
Postal code: 57126
Phone/Fax : +62-271-637457 or +62-271-632477

Academic Background

  • Bachelor Degree: Sebelas Maret University, Faculty of Agriculture , Department of Agricultural Cultivation, Study Program of Soil Sciences, 1989 Graduated
  • Master Degree: Gadjah Mada University , Post-Graduate Program, Department of Agricultural Sciences, Study Program of Soil Sciences, 1996 Graduated
  • Doctoral Degree: Nagoya University, Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Department of Biological Mechanisms and Functions, Division of Bioresource Functions, 2004 Completed

Work Experience

  • Lecturer at Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, since 1990
  • Lecturer at Post-Gradute School, Sebelas Maret University, since 2004

Academic Degree
Doctor of Agricultural Science (D.Agr.), Nagoya University, Dissertation

Field of Specialization
Agricultural microbiology

 Research field

  • Applied agricultural microbiology
  • Plant nutrient science – soil studies
  • Soil biology and biotechnology

 Research Grants/Projects

  • “Study on Bacterial Communities Responsible for the Soil Formation of Rice Paddies” supported by JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (2006 – 2008).
  • “Organic Farming Model in the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Reducing Iron Toxicity and Increasing Rice Production on a Fresh Oxisol Rice Field” supported by UNS Program of Collaborative Research With Overseas International Higher Education or Industry (2010).
  • “Skrining Mikoriza Arbuskular Untuk Pupuk Hayati Tanaman Padi” supported by Hibah Penelitian Guru Besar UNS (2012).
  • “Konservasi Lahan Degeneratif Berbasis Konsorsium Bakteri dari Lahan Produktif  dan Supresif Penyakit Utama (Busuk Pangkal Fusarium) sebagai Upaya  Peningkatan Produksi Bawang Putih” supported by Hibah Penelitian Unggulan PT  – Program Desentralisasi DIKTI.  (2012-2014).
  • “Profil Identitas Molekular Mikrobiota Fungsional dan Supresif Terhadap Fusarium Pada Bawang Putih dan Rekayasa Produksi Inokulum” supported by Hibah Penelitian Unggulan UNS (2014)

 Publications (Book)

  • Vita Ratri Cahyani and Makoto Kimura: Succession and phylogenetic composition of microbial communities responsible for the composting process of rice straw. In Joseph C. Pereira, and John L. Bolin (Eds.), Composting: Processes, Materials and Approaches. Pp. 69-112. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. New York, USA.  ISBN: 978-1-60741-438-4

Research Papers  (International Journal)

  • Cahyani VR, Watanabe A, Matsuya K, Asakawa S, and Kimura M 2002: Succession of microbiota estimated by phospholipid fatty acid analysis and changes in organic constituents during the composting process of rice straw. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 48 (5), 735-743. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Cahyani VR, Matsuya K, Asakawa S, and Kimura M 2003: Succession and phylogenetic composition of bacterial communities responsible for the composting process of rice straw estimated by PCR-DGGE analysis. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 49(4), 619-630. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Cahyani VR, Matsuya K, Asakawa S, and Kimura M 2004: Succession and phylogenetic profile of methanogenic archaeal communities during the composting process of rice straw estimated by PCR-DGGE analysis. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 50(4), 555-563. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Cahyani VR, Matsuya K, Asakawa S, and Kimura M 2004: Succession and phylogenetic profile of eukaryotic communities in the composting process of rice straw estimated by PCR-DGGE analysis. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 40 (5), 334-344. ISSN 0178-2762
  • Cahyani VR, Murase J, Ishibasi E, Asakawa S, Kimura M 2007: Bacterial communities in manganese nodules in rice field subsoils: estimation using PCR-DGGE and sequencing analyses. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 53(5), 575-584. ISSN 0038-0768.
  • Cahyani VR, Murase J, Ikeda A, Taki K,  Asakawa S, Kimura M 2008: Bacterial communities in iron mottles in the plow pan layer in a Japanese rice field: Estimation using PCR-DGGE and sequencing analyses. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 54(5), 711-717. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Watanabe T, Cahyani VR, Murase J, Ishibashi E, Kimura M, Asakawa S 2009: Methanogenic archaeal communities developed in paddy fields in the Kojima bay polder, estimated by denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis, real time PCR and sequencing analyses. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 55(1), 73-79. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Cahyani VR, Murase J, Ishibasi E, Asakawa S, Kimura M 2009: Phylogenetic positions of Mn2+-oxidizing bacteria and fungi isolated from Mn nodules in rice field subsoils. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 45(4), 337-346. ISSN 0178-2762
  • Cahyani VR, Murase J, Ishibashi E, Asakawa S, Kimura M 2009: T4-type bacteriophage communities estimated from the major capsid genes (g23) in manganese nodules in Japanese paddy fields. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 55(2), 264-270. ISSN 0038-0768
  • Cahyani VR, Murase J, Asakawa S, Kimura M 2009: Change in T4-type bacteriophage communities during the composting’ process of rice straw: Estimation from the major capsid gene (g23) sequences. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 55(4), 468-477. ISSN 0038-0768

 Research Papers  (Indonesian Journal)

  • Widadi S, Cahyani VR 2001: Teknik pertanian organik tanaman cabai merah dengan Mikoriza, pupuk organik, dan pestisida alami.  Caraka Tani ,16, 35-43. ISSN: 0854-3984
  • Suntoro, Cahyani VR 2002: Dampak insektisida karbofuran terhadap efektifitas pupuk hayati Rhizobium dan Mikoriza pada tanaman kedelai. Jurnal Tanah Tropika, 14, 81-90 ISSN 0852-257X
  • Cahyani VR 2008 : Sebaran Fungi Mikorisa Arbuskular di Daerah Surakarta dan Sekitarnya. Sains Tanah. Vol.5 (1), 37-48. ISSN: 1412-3606
  • Cahyani VR 2009: Pengaruh beberapa metode sterilisasi tanah terhadap status hara, populasi mikrobiota, potensi insfeksi mikorisa dan pertumbuhan tanaman. Sains Tanah, 6 (1), 43-52. ISSN: 1412-3606

 Presentations

  • Changes of Organic Consituents of Rice Straw and Succession of Responsible Mikrobiota During Composting Process. I. The community structure of microbiota estimated by Phospholipid fatty Acids Analysis. The Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 25 March 2002, Nagoya Japan. Oral presentation.
  • Changes of Organic Contituents of Rice Straw and Succession of Responsible Microbiota During Composting process. II. Phylogenetic study on responsible bacteria estimated by PCR-DGGE analysis. The Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 20 August 2003, Tokyo Japan. Oral presentation.
  • Succession and phylogenetic profile of eukaryote in the composting process of rice straw estimated by PCR-DGGE analysis. The 83th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (Central Japan). 27 November 2003, Gifu Japan. Oral presentation.
  • Sharing to new JSPS Fellows. Orientation Session for the new Fellows. In the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science). 11 December 2006, Tokyo Japan. Oral presentation.
  • Bacterial communities inhabiting manganese nodules in rice field subsoils estimated by PCR-DGGE of 16S rDNA. The Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 23-25 August 2007, Tokyo Japan. Oral presentation.
  • Biota Responsible for the Composting Process of Rice Straw. The Eight Conference of the East Southeast Asian Federation of Soil Science Societies (ESAFS8 Conference) 22-25 October 2007, Tsukuba Japan. Poster presentation.
  • Suksesi dan Diversitas Biota dalam Pengomposan Jerami Padi: Estimasi dengan Phospholipid FattyAcid Analysis dan PCR-DGGEAnalysis. Seminar Nasional “Eksplorasi Sumberdaya Hayati Mikroba Untuk Pengembangan Medis, Agrikultur, Industri dan Lingkungan yang Berkelanjutan” pada Pertemuan Ilmiah Tahunan PERMl/Perhimpunan Mikrobiologi Indonesia, 22 Agustus 2008, UNSOED. Presentasi oral.
  • Amelioration of an Ultisol Kentrong by Applying Arbuscular Mycorrhiza, Dolomite and Rice Straw for Improving Corn Growth. International Seminar of Upland for Food Security. 7-8 November 2009, Faculty of Agriculture Jenderal Soedirman University. Oral presentation.
  • Exploring the Diversity of Mn-oxidizing Bacteria in Mn nodules in Paddy Fields by PCR-Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Analysis Followed by Sequencing of 16S rDNA and Cultivation Method. International Conference of Indonesian Society for Microbiology on the “Recent Advances of Microbiology in Health, Agriculture, Bioindustry and Environment”. 20-21 November 2009, Surabaya. Oral presentation.
  • Molecular Analysis of Succession of Bacterial and T4-Bacteriophage Communities During The Composting of Rice Straw. The 4th International Seminar of Indonesian Society for Microbiology (4th ISISM) with the Theme of “Indonesian Microbial Resources: Diversity and Global Impact”, Udayana University, Denpasar-Bali, June 22-23, 2011. Oral presentation.
  • Efektivitas Mikoriza Dengan Berbagai Kombinasi Perlakuan Bakteri Pelarut Fosfat, Bakteri Penambat Nitrogen, Pupuk Anorganik Dan Organik Pada Tanaman Padi (Oryza sativa L.) Dengan Model SRI (System of Rice Intensification) Di Tanah Oxisol Tuntang. Seminar dan Kongres Nasional X Himpunan Ilmu Tanah Indonesia, dengan tema ”Tanah untuk Kehidupan Yang Berkualitas” di UNS Solo, 6-8 Desember 2011. Oral presentasion.
  • Potensi Konsorsium Bakteri Penambat Nitrogen Sebagai Basis Konservasi Lahan Bawang Putih Terhadap penyakit Busuk Pangkal Fusarium.  Seminar Nasional Biodiversitas (Konservasi Keanekaragaman Hayati Berbasis Kearifan Lokal Masyarakat Indonesia),  di UNS, 10 November 2012. Oral presentasion.
  • Biodiversity of Bacterial Communities in Suppressive and Condusive Lands for Fusarium Basal Rot on Garlic. International Conferense: 1st International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture and Environment, 27-29 June 2013, Lor In Hotel , Solo, Central Java, Indonesia. Oral presentasion.
  • Organic Farming Model in the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Reducing Iron Toxicity and Increasing Rice Production on a Fresh Oxisol Rice Field. The 11th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies  (ESAFS), IPB International Conference Center (IPB-ICC), 21 – 24th October 2013. Bogor, Indonesia. Poster presentation.
  • Microbiota Responsible for the Formation Of Diagnostic Horizons in Rice Fields. The 11th International Conference of the East and Southeast Asia Federation of Soil Science Societies  (ESAFS),  IPB International Conference Center (IPB-ICC), 21- 24th  October 2013. Bogor, Indonesia. Oral presentation.
  • Functional  Assessment on the Isolated Bacteria from Rhizosphere of Healthy Garlic in A Fusarium-Suppressive Soil. Oral Presentation in The 7th International Seminar of The Indonesian Society for Microbiology (ISISM). 16-17 October 2014, Innamuara Hotel, Jl. Gereja No. 34, Padang – Indonesia. Oral presentation.
  • Effectiveness of the Antagonistic Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria to Control Fusarium Basal Rot of Garlic in Field Assessment. The 7th International Seminar of The Indonesian Society for Microbiology (ISISM) 2014. 16-17 October 2014, Innamuara Hotel, Jl. Gereja No. 34, Padang – Indonesia. Poster presentation.
  • Komparasi Dinamika Struktur Komunitas Fungi pada Lahan Supresif dan Kondusif Busuk Pangkal Fusarium pada Bawang Putih. Seminar Nasional Biodiversitas 2014. 15 November 2014, Gedung Pusdiklat UNS, Surakarta. Oral presentasion.
  •  “Tropical agriculture in Central Java Indonesia”. The WELL-BEING IN ASIA FIELD TRIP in Solo & Semarang, Central Java Indonesia. Program of Nagoya University Japan, UNDIP & UNS. Oral presentasion.

 Memberships of Academic Societies

  • Indonesian Society for Microbiology (ISM) / Perhimpunan Mikrobiologi Indonesia (PERMI)
  • Japanese Society of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition (JSSPN)
  • Nagoya University Alumni Association
  •  Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Alumni Association
  • Indonesian Society of Soil Science (ISSS) / Himpunan Ilmu Tanah Indonesia (HITI)
  • Association of Indonesian Alumni from Japan /  Perhimpunan Alumni Jepang  dari Indonesia (PERSADA)

Subjects/ Lectures

  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Soil Biology and Health
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Technology of Biofertilizers
  • Research Design/ Methodology
  • Soil Biotechnology
  • Scientific Presentation
  • Introduction to Agricultural Science
  • Bioremediation and Land Reclamation
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Philosophy and Research Methodology
  • Molecular Biology and Bioengineering
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