Organization profile

Organisation profile

The emphasis of the department is to engage in contemporary and translational research related to plant biology and their application in agriculture, environment, secondary metabolites and eco-toxicology. The on-going programs are in alignment with the mission of discovery, translation and training.  Several medicinal plants, including orchids are being extensively studied to characterize the active ingredients and their identification by molecular Barcoding. Improving nutritional content, enhancing germination capabilities and overcoming pest resistance are some of the ongoing programs.

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  • Research Output

    • 175 Citations
    • 8 h-Index
    • 41 Article
    • 2 Letter
    • 1 Chapter
    • 1 Comment/debate

    Occurrence and molecular identification of nematodes associated with brinjal (Solanum melongena L.) var. Mattu Gulla

    Muthusamy, A., Singh, R., Paul, B., Rao, M. R. & Murali, T. S., 01-09-2019, In : Indian Phytopathology. 72, 3, p. 453-459 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Biotechnological Interventions in Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) for the Improvement of Fruit Quality and Postharvest Storage

    Muthusamy, A., Swathy, P. S. & Kiran, K. R., 01-01-2017, The Lychee Biotechnology. Springer Science+Business Media Singapore Private Limited, p. 101-136 36 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)