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 r.K.M. Jayaram  

Dr. V.V. Radhakrishnan

Associate Professor ,Department of Botany
 University of Calicut , Kerala - 673 635


Educational Qualifications          : M.Sc. (Botany)

                                                             Ph.D. (Genetics & Plant Breeding)

Area of specialization                    : Genetics, Plant Breeding & Biotechnology

Experience                                        : 24 years of research; as Scientist in Govt. of India Service


Membership in learned societies:

  1. Life Member, Gregor Mendel Foundation, Calicut University.

  2. Life Member, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding.

  3. Life Member, Indian Society for Angiosperm Taxonomy.

  4. Life Member, Indian Society for Plantation Crops.

  5. Life Member, Indian Society for Spices.

  6. Life Member, Society for Environmental Education in Kerala.

  7. Life Member, Malabar Natural History Society.


Travels outside India:

South Africa, Nepal and Bhutan


Training received:


  1. Underwent a 15 day hands-on training programme from November 28 to December 14, 2005 on “Application of Molecular Markers in Plant Genetic Resource Management in Plantation Crops”, organized at Rubber Research Institute of India, sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Rubber Board.

  2. Participated in the training programme on “Collection, Conservation and Documentation of Plant Genetic Resources”, organized at National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources from 3 to 4 January, 2002.

  3. Underwent a Short Term Executive Training Programme on “Competitive Advantage for R&D Management” from 6 to 10 July, 2009 at Indian Institute of Plantation Management (Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India), Bangalore.


Recognitions:

  1. Honoured as Commendation Fellow of the Environmental Resources Research Centre, Trivandrum.

  2. Honoured as Fellow of the Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy.

  3. Nominated as Executive Councillor, Indian Society for Plantation Crops (ISPC).

  4. Recipient of the Founder’s Medal of the Zamorin’s Guruvayurappan College, Calicut, for the best outgoing PG student of the year 2007.

Publications of Dr. V.V. Radhakrishnan

  1.  Research papers in refereed journals (International/National)
  1. Joseph, E.A., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2015. A study on the accumulation of proline - An osmoprotectant amino acid under salt stress in some native rice cultivars of North Kerala, India. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research 3(1): 15-22. ISSN: 2332-2284.

  1. Neethu, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. A study on field level variability of Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC. in North Kerala, India. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 21(4): 231-234. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Abhilash Joseph, E., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Study of protein accumulation in some native rice genotypes under salinity stress. Indian Journal of Applied Research 4(11): 1-4. ISSN: 2249-555X.

  1. Abhilash Joseph, E., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Chandramohanan, K.T. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Reduction of major photosynthetic pigments under salinity stress in some native rice cultivars of North Kerala, India. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research 5(9): 1602-1611. ISSN: 0976-3031.

  1. Chandramohanan, K.T., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Chronological emergence of tillers and their orientation and performance in some salinity tolerant rice cultivars and varieties. Canadian Journal of Plant Breeding 2(2): 38-42. ISSN: 2291-6342 (print), 2291-6350 (online).

  1. Jayasree, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Assessment of variability and selection of promising genotypes in mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.) accessions from Kerala. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 27(1): 54-58. ISSN: 0971-8184.

  1. Dhanya, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. A study on in situ variability of Leucas lavandulifolia Sm. in North Kerala, India. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 21(2): 93-98. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Jayasree, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Effect of the status of planting materials on growth and yield of mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.). Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 21(1): 1-4. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Chandramohanan, K.T., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Abhilash Joseph, E., and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. A study on the effect of salinity stress on the chlorophyll content of certain rice cultivars of Kerala state of India. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 3(2): 67-70. ISSN: 2328-5648.

  2. Kunhalavi, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2013. A study on the genetic base of apple mint (Mentha rotundufolia L. (Huds.) in South India. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 20(3): 227-229. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Rency, R.C., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Aleyamma Thomas and Mohanan, K.V. 2013. A study on callus induction and regeneration in Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 20(2): 83-86. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Nirmal Babu, K., Jayakumar, V.N., Minoo Divakaran, Venugopal, M.N., Sudharshan, M.R., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Backiyarani, S., Narayanaswami, M.M., Peter, K.V. and Parthasarathy, V.A. 2012. Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationships among small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) cultivars and related genera using DNA markers. International Journal of Innovative Horticulture 1(1): 47-56.

  1. Raihanath, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2012. A study on field level variability and diversity in Eclipta prostrata (L.) L. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 19(3): 199-200. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2012. Effect of Siapton 10 L, a plant biostimulant on growth and yield of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 19(2): 93-96. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2012. Cardamom breeding in India – An overview. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants 14(1): 17-23. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Febina, M.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2011. A comparative study of five species of Curcuma with special reference to pseudostem and rhizome characters. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 18(4): 265-266. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Mohanan, K.V. and Thomas, J. 2011. ICRI-7 : A high yielding cardamom variety for Wayanad. Journal of Plantation Crops 39 (1): 187-189. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Hrideek, T.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2011. Genetic divergence in some elite landraces of small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). Journal of Plantation Crops 39 (1): 201-202. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., and Mohanan, K.V. 2010. Shade trees and shade management in cardamom. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 17(4): 433-435. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Reji, K., Mohanan, K.V. and Thomas, J. 2010. High yielding cardamom clones for Wayanad. Gregor Mendel Foundation Journal 1: 23-26.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V., Priya P. Menon, Madhusoodanan, K.J., and Mohanan, K.V. 2009. Path analysis in cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). Indian Journal of Botanical Research 5 (3 & 4): 311-316. ISSN: 0973-2233.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2009. Harvest and post harvest operations of ginger and turmeric. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants 11(1): 15-17. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Hrideek, T.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2008. A study of character association in small cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). International Journal of Plant Breeding and Genetics 2 (1): 42-46. ISSN: 1819-3595.

  1. Hrideek, T.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2008. A study of relative performance of some elite landraces of small cardamom. Journal of Plantation Crops 36 (3): 192-196. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Mohanan, K.V. and Priya P. Menon. 2006. Genetic divergence in cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). Journal of Plantation Crops 34 (3): 149-151. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. Vadivel, V., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Patil, D.V. and Thomas, J. 2006. Hybrid cardamom ‘MHC-26’ with high yield and quality capsule traits. Journal of Plantation Crops 34 (3): 208-211. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan,V.V., Mohanan, K.V. and Priya P.Menon. 2006. Genetic variability in cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). Journal of Plantation Crops 34 (2): 87-89. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2005. Molecular characterization of some elite genotypes of cardamom. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding 65 (3): 227-228. ISSN: 0019-5200.

  1. Radhakrishnan,V.V. , Mohanan, K.V. and Priya P.Menon. 2005. Comparative performance of certain promising genotypes of cardamom. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products 12 (1): 38-41. ISSN: 0971-9415.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Priya P. Menon, Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2005. Differentiating Vanilla planifolia from Vanilla tahitensis using a statistical method. Journal of Plantation Crops 33 (1): 75-76. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Priya P.Menon and Thomas, J. Performance evaluation of selected varieties of pepper in the high ranges of Kerala. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants 6 (3): 87-88. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Priya P. Menon, Madhusoodanan, K.J., Mohanan, K.V. Kuruvilla, K.M. and Thomas, J. 2004. Evaluation of promising lines of cardamom for yield and quality. Journal of Plantation Crops 32: 30-32. ISSN 0304-5242.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Priya P. Menon, Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2004. Factor analysis in cardamom. Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops 13(1): 37-39. ISSN: 0971-3328.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2004. Cultivating vanilla for vanillin. Indian Horticulture 49(2): 35. ISSN: 0019-4875.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Priya P. Menon, Radhakrishnan, V.V., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2003. Multivariate analysis in cardamom. Statistical Methods 5(2): 121-125. ISSN: 0972-6705.

  1. Priya P. Menon, Radhakrishnan, V.V., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 2003. Yield forecasting in cardamom plantations under intensive management. Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops 12(1): 55-56. ISSN: 0971-3328.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M and Vadivel, V. 2002. Production technology for black pepper. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants 4(2): 76-80. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2001. Vanilla: A spice crop gaining importance. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants 3(1): 23-25. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 1999. Black pepper - Rapid multiplication technique. The Planters' chronicle 199-201. ISSN: 0972-0081.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1995. Performance of different varieties of turmeric in the High Ranges of Idukki district of Kerala . Indian Cocoa, Arecanut and Spices Journal 14(1): 8-10. ISSN: 0972-2483.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 1995. Small cardamom plantations. Floristic calendar and bee pasturage trees. Journal of Environmental Resources 3(1 & 2): 32-33.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1995. Ecology of cardamom - Role of various types of shade trees on cardamom production. Journal of Environmental Resources 3(1 & 2): 41-42.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Naidu, R. 1993. Two cardamom selections for high yield and quality. Journal of Plantation Crops 21: 237-240. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Sudharshan, M.R., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Priyadarshan, P.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Naidu, R. 1990. Phenology of tiller and panicle in cardamom. Journal of Plantation Crops 20: 162-165. ISSN: 0304-5242.

  1. Research papers in Proceedings

  1. Hrideek, T.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. A study of variability of some elite landraces of small cardamom. In: Abstracts of the International Symposium on Plantation Crops (PLACROSYM XXI). Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 57-58.

  1. Abhilash Joseph, E., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Salinity: A global threat to rice cultivation - problems and breakthroughs. In: Abstracts of the National Seminar on Green Living for Sustainable Development. Department of Botany, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala, India. pp. 59-60.

  1. Abhilash Joseph, E., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Wetland and saline rice tracts of Kerala - An overview. In: Abstracts of the National Seminar on Environmental Issues: Challenges and Concerns. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. p. 9.

  1. Surekha, Y.P., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Tillering potential of rice - An overview. In: Abstracts of the National Seminar on Environmental Issues: Challenges and Concerns. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 15-16.

  1. Shintu, P.V., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. West Indian arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea L.) - A source of superior quality starch. In: Abstracts of the National Seminar on Environmental Issues: Challenges and Concerns. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 18-19.

  1. Soorya, V., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2014. Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb. (Travancore starch plant): A promising plant with various ethno-medicinal properties. In: Abstracts of the National Seminar on Environmental Issues: Challenges and Concerns. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 22-23.

  1. Pradipkumar, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Sudharshan, M.R. 2013. Field performance of elite cardamom clones in the Cardamom Hill Reserves (CHR) of Kerala. In: Abstracts of the KFRI-GMF National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture. Kerala Forest Research Institute, Thrissur, Kerala, India. pp. 22-23.

  1. Chandramohanan, K.T., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2013. An ex-situ study on salt tolerance of some popular rice cultivars and varieties of the kaippad farming system of North Kerala, India. In: Abstracts of the KFRI-GMF National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture. Kerala Forest Research Institute, Thrissur, Kerala, India. pp. 32-33.

  1. Abhilash Joseph, E., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2013. Veliyan - A potential rice cultivar for saline rice tracts. In: Abstracts of the KFRI-GMF National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture. Kerala Forest Research institute, Thrissur, Kerala, India. pp. 52-53.

  1. Pradipkumar, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Hrideek, T.K., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Sudharshan, M.R. 2013. Role of shade trees in honey bee forage for augmented cardamom production. In: Abstracts of the KFRI-GMF National Seminar on Forestry and Agriculture. Kerala Forest Research Institute, Thrissur, Kerala, India. pp. 96-97.

  1. Jayasree, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V. 2012. Screening of mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.) accessions from Kerala for growth and yield attributes. In: Abstracts of the Plantation Crops Symposium XX (PLACROSYM XX). UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai, Tamilnadu, India. pp. 23-24.

  1. Pradipkumar, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Jaison Paul and Sudharshan, M.R. 2012. Evaluation of cardamom clones for high yield and export quality capsules. In: Abstracts of the Plantation Crops Symposium XX (PLACROSYM XX). UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Valparai, Tamilnadu, India. p. 17.

  1. Jayasree, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V. 2012. A study on the performance of Curcuma amada (mango ginger, Zingiberaceae) accessions collected from Kerala, India. In: Abstracts of the 6th International Symposium on the family Zingiberaceae. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 88-89.

  1. Jayasree, M., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V. 2012. Genetic variability of Kaempferia galanga (Zingiberaceae) in Kerala, India. In: Abstracts of the 6th International Symposium on the family Zingiberaceae. University of Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 87-88.

  1. Hrideek, T.K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Mohanan, K.V., Raghu, A.V. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 2011. Performance evaluation of some elite cardamom landraces from the Cardamom Hill Reserve of Kerala. In: Gregor Mendel Foundation Proceedings 2011. Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala. pp. 13-19.

  1. Raghu, A.V., Mohanan, K.V., Indira Balachandran., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Hrideek, T.K. 2011. Morphological and phytochemical variability of different accessions of Gmelina arborea. In: Gregor Mendel Foundation Proceedings 2011. Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala. pp. 25-29.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Vadiraj, B.A., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Thomas, J. 2007. On farm evaluation of tissue culture vanilla plants vis-à-vis vegetative cuttings. In: Recent Trends in Horticultural Biotechnology. (Eds.) Raghunath and Keshavachandran. New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India. pp. 183-189.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Hrideek, T.K., Vadivel, V., Mohanan, K.V. and Thomas, J. 2007. Evaluation of cardamom clones for Wayanad. In: Gregor Mendel Foundation Proceedings 2007. Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Vadivel, V. and Thomas, J. 2006. MCC 73 – a high yielding and high quality selection of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Spices and Aromatic Crops (SYMSAC – III). Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, Kerala.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Priya P. Menon, Vadivel, V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. Kuruvilla, K.M. and Thomas, J. 2006. Multilocational testing of certain elite genotypes of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton). In: Gregor Mendel Foundation Proceedings 2006. Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala. pp. 77-82.

  1. Kuruvilla. K.M., Vadivel, V., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Thomas, J. 2004. Sustainable utilization of cardamom diversity in the cardamom hill reserve of Western Ghats. In: Proceedings of the National workshop on Biodiversity Resources Management and Sustainable use. (Ed.) Muthuchelian, K. Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu. pp. 100-103.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Kuruvilla, K.M., Priya P. Menon and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2002. Performance of selected hybrids of cardamom. In: Proceedings of the National Conference on Recent Trends in Plant Science Research. St. Thomas College, Pala, Kerala. pp. 13-17.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Priya P. Menon, Vadivel, V., Radhakrishnan, V.V. Patil, D.V.and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2002. Correlation and regression analysis in vanilla. In: Proceedings of the Plantation Crops Symposium. Coffee Board, Govt. of India, Bangalore. pp. 416-418.

  1. K.M.Kuruvilla, Radhakrishnan, V.V., Vadivel, V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2002. Genetic diversity of cardamom and its conservation in India. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Strategies for increasing Production and Export of Spices. Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, Kerala. pp. 153-157.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Pradipkumar, K., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Vadivel, V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2002. Evaluation of cardamom genotypes for yield and quality. In: Plantation Crops Research and Development in the New Millennium. pp. 267-270.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Patil, D.V. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2000. TDK-4. A high yielding cardamom clone for Lower Pulney hills of Tamil Nadu. In: Recent Advances in Plantation Crops Research. pp. 144-147.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2000. Plant breeding and genetic upgradation of spice crops. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on Recent Trends in Crop Improvement for Sustainable Development. Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2000. Influence of pesticides on capsule formation of small cardamom. In: Recent Advances in Plantation Crops Research. pp. 336-338.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Pradipkumar, K. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1998. Vanilla tissue culture - A lab to land programme. In: Proceedings of the Seminar on Plant tissue culture and molecular biology. University of Kerala, Trivandrum. pp. 101-107.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1998. Genetic resources and diversity of cardamom. In: Biodiversity, Conservation and Utilization of Spices, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. pp. 68-72.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1996. Cardamom breeding in Kerala. In: Proceedings of the Seminar on Crop Breeding in Kerala. University of Kerala, Trivandrum. pp. 73-81.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Naidu, R. 1992. Aromatic herbs - Exploration, conservation and evaluation. In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Tropical Essential Oils. Cochin.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Naidu, R. 1992. Genetic resources in cardamom. In: Proceedings of Gregor Mendel Foundation Symposium International. University of Calicut, Kerala, India.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Priyadarshan, P.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Naidu, R. 1990. Selection for high yielding and bold capsule bearing clones in cardamom. In: Proceedings of the National Symposium on New Trends in Crop Improvement of Perennial Species. Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam, Kerala. pp. 107-113.

  1. Popular scientific articles

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2011. On the historic trail of cardamom. Spice India 24(11): 13-14.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Mohanan, K.V. 2011. History of cardamom cultivation. (in Malayalam). Spice India 24(11): 8-11.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2009. Geographical indications. Spice India 22(7): 14-15.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Thomas, J. 2009. Crop improvement programmes on cardamom at ICRI. Spice India 22(3): 19-21.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2009. Cardamom clones for Wayanad in pipeline. Spice India 22(3): 22-23.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2009. Training programmes at Indian Cardamom Research Institute. (in Malayalam). Spice India 22(2): 7-8.

  1. Priya P.Menon, Bindumol, G.P. Radhakrishnan, V.V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Thomas, J. 2004. Statistical models for forecasting cardamom yield. Spice India 17 (3): 47-49.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Priya P. Menon, Kuruvilla, K.M. and Vadivel, V. 2004. Crop improvement studies on cardamom. Spice India 17(2): 19-21.

  1. Thomas, J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2004. Cardamom Research in India. Spice India 17(3): 56-58.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Vadivel, V., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 2004. Crop improvement programmes on vanilla. Spice India 17(3): 39-41.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Thomas, J. 2003. Panniyur-4: A high yielding pepper variety suited to the High Ranges. Spice India 16 (7): 36-37.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Joseph Thomas and Thomas, J. 2003. Herbal Spices – Indian Scenario. Spice India 16(3): 2-7.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. Joseph Thomas and Thomas, J. 2003. Curing capabilities of cardamom. Spice India 16 (4): 22-23.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Sudharshan, M.R. 2003. Botany of vanilla. Spice India 16 (6): 14-18.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 2002. Effect of stage of harvest on yield of oil and oleoresin in black pepper. Spice India 15(6): 21.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1999. Nursery practices for vanilla. Spice India 12(5): 7-8.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Potty, S.N. 1998. Cardamom hybrids for higher yield and better quality capsules. Spice India 11(3): 6-7.

  1. Kuruvilla, K.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Potty, S.N. 1996. Floral biology of Vanilla. Spice India 9(8): 20-22.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1995. Ginger - a spice crop grown across the country. Spice India 8(4): 2-6.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1995. Slow wilt - a menace to black pepper (in Malayalam). Spice India 8(1): 6-7.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1994. White pepper production is profitable. (in Malayalam). Spice India 5(2): 19.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1994. ICRI-I and ICRI-2. Two high yielding cardamom selections. Spice India. 7(5): 2-5.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1992. Allspice - the taxon of multiple flavours. Spice India 5(3): 9-10.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1992. Cinnamon - the spicy bark. Spice India 5(4): 11-13.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1992. Nutmeg - a pursuit in toto. Spice India 5(11): 2-5.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1991. Clove - the flower buds of fragrance. Spice India. 4(5): 15-17.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. , Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Kuruvilla, K.M. 1991. Vanilla - the spicy orchid of the tropics. Spice India 4(6): 17-19.

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 1991. Pepper - harvesting and processing. (in Malayalam). Spice India 4(10): 5-6.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V., Priyadarshan, P.M., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Naidu, R. 1990. A cost effective method for the production of white pepper. Spice India 2(2): 5-7.

  1. Priyadarshan, P.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 1989. Biotechnology nibbles flavour market. Spice India 2(5): 14-15.

  1. Priyadarshan, P.M., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. 1989. Tissue culture of Spice Crops - Retrospects and prospects. Spice India 2(4): 5-10.

     IV. Book (International)

  1. Ravindran, P.N., Nirmal Babu, K. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1995. Descriptors for black pepper. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome.

     V. Chapter in Book (International)

  1. Vijayan, K.K., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Radhakrishnan, V.V. and Ravindran, P.N. 2002. Properties and end-uses of cardamom. In: Cardamom – The Genus Elettaria. (Eds.) Ravindran, P.N. and Madhusoodanan, K.J. Taylor & Francis, London. pp. 269-283.

   VI. Chapters in Books (National)

  1. Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2012. History of cardamom research in India. In: The Capsule – Golden Jubilee Souvenir of Cardamom Research Centre, Appangala. (Eds.) Sasikumar, B., Dinesh, R. and Anandraj, M. Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut, Kerala, India. pp. 36-38. ISBN –978-81-86872-6.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishan, V.V. 2010. Small cardamom: Domestication and history of cultivation. In: Souvenir of Plantation Crops Symposium (PLACROSYM-XIX). Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam. pp. 168-170.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2008. Vanilla. In: Spices and Plantation Crops. (Ed.) Jitendra Singh. Aavishkar Publishers, Jaipur. pp. 210-225.

  1. Potty, S.N., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Krishnakumar, V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Joseph Thomas, Varadarasan, S., Gopakumar, B. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2006. Cardamom. In: Essentials of Plantation Science. (Ed.) Mohanan, K.V. Penta Books, Publishers & Distributors, Calicut. pp. 48-59.

  1. Potty, S.N., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Krishnakumar, V., Kuruvilla, K.M., Joseph Thomas, Varadarasan, S., Gopakumar, B. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2006. Vanilla. In: Essentials of Plantation Science. (Ed.) Mohanan, K.V. Penta Books, Publishers & Distributors, Calicut. pp. 133-140.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 2003. Vanilla - Botany. In: Vanilla – The Prince of Spices. Spices Board (Govt. of India), Cochin.

  1. George, C.K. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1994. Tree Spices. In: Trees and tree farming. (Ed.) Thampan, P.K. Peekay Tree Crops Foundation, Cochin. pp. 237-264.

  1. Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M., Priyadarshan, P.M. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1990. Small cardamom - Botany and Crop improvement. In: Cardamom Production Technology. A guide to planters. ICRI publication. pp. 6-13.

  1. Priyadarshan, P.M., Madhusoodanan, K.J., Kuruvilla, K.M. and Radhakrishnan, V.V. 1990. Tissue culture for rapid clonal propagation. In: Cardamom Production Technology. A guide to planters. ICRI publication. pp. 14-19.

      VII. Extension Bulletins

  1. ICRI-1 and ICRI-2. Two high yielding cardamom selections. (in English).

  1. Elite clones of cardamom for high productivity (in English).

  1. Elite clones of cardamom for high productivity (in Malayalam).

     
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