Department of Botany

Department of Botany

The department of Botany was established in 1965 with two batches of pre-degree II group students and in 1981 two more batches were added. The department was upgraded to an undergraduate department with B.Sc Botany (Vocational) model-II in1998. M.Sc Botany was started in the unaided stream in the year 2013 and in the next year this program was recognized under the aided stream.

Horticulture and Floriculture are the two fast developing sectors in Indian agriculture and commerce. To cater to the need of the community, the college opted for vocational courses in Botany with Horticulture and Nursery Management as the vocational subject. The degree programme is unique in the university with combinations of subjects – Botany, Horticulture and Zoology.

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Programme Seat Complementary Course Open Course Choice Based Course Syllabus
B.Sc. Botany (Model II Voc.) 24 Horticulture & Nursery Management (Voc) Zoology (Complementary) Agribased Micro enterprises Agri Business View / Download
Programme Seat Elective Course Syllabus
M.Sc. Botany 12 1.Plant Tissue culture & Microbial Biotechnology.
2. Genetic engineering, genome editing and immunology
3. Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomies and Bioinformatics
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Prof.Michael Thomas (HoD)
Assistant Professor
M. Sc, B.Ed
+919495365554

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Dr.Sallykuty Thomas
Assistant Professor
M.Sc, B.Ed, PhD
+919747550096

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Dr.R.B.Smitha
Assistant Professor
MSc, BEd, MPhil, PhD
rbsmitha@gmail.com

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Dr.Prasanthkumar S
Assistant Professor
M. Sc., NET, Ph. D
+919746414687

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Dr. Jyothi Abraham
Assistant Professor
MSc, Ph. D
+919495053043

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Dr. Arun Raj R.D.
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., Ph.D.
+919744356244

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Ms. Anita Joy
Assistant Professor
M.Sc. Botany
+919207882463

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Ms. Sruthy Pekson
Guest Lecturer ( Zoology )
M.Sc.
+918281792181

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  • Add on/Certificate Courses
  • Research Laboratory
  • Pteridophyte Garden
  • Botanical Garden
  • Herbarium
  • Life Science Museum
  • Medicinal Garden

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Authors Year of Publication Title of the Paper Journal / Volume Pages ISBN
Sallykutty Thomas 2016 Pharmacognostic and Phytochemical constituents of leaves of Jatropha multifida Linn and Jatropha podagrica Hook. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 5 243-246. 2278-4136
Sallykutty Thomas 2016 Ethnomedicinal Plants Used by Malayaraya Tribes of Moozhikkal, Idukki District. Dominican Discern. A Refereed Journal for interdisciplinary Studies 1 6-13 2454-5708
Sallykutty Thomas and Chippy V.B 2017 Micromorphological and Phytochemical Studies on the Leaves of Simarouba glauca DC Dominican Discern. A Refereed Journal for interdisciplinary Studies 2. 6-12 2454-5708
Sallykutty Thomas 2018 Effect of Growth regulators on callus and multiple shoot formation of Datura metel L International Journal of Applied Research. 4 216-219 2394-5869
Sallykutty Thomas and Sanithamol P Sabu 2019 Antibacterial and Phytochemical studies on the leaves of Adenocalymma Alliaceum MIERS International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. 10 2819-2822 0975-8232
Nooruddeen Jabbar and Sallykutty Thomas 2020 A Study on Root Colonization of Medicinal Plants with Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Research and Reviews Journal of Botany. 9 1-7 2278-2222
Nooruddeen Jabbar and Sallykutty Thomas 2020 A Study on Root Colonization of Medicinal Plants with Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Research and Reviews Journal of Botany. 9 1-7 2278-2222
MA Sunil, Vasudevan Sunitha, Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Mohind C. Mohan, Midhun Sebastian Jose, Radhakrishnan E.K, Mathew Jyothis 2021 Protective Effect of (+)-Catechin Against Lipopolysaccharide Induced Inflammatory Response in RAW 264.7 Cells through Downregulation of NF-κB and p38 MAPK Inflammopharmacology, 29 1139–1155 0925-4692
Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Ayyapan, S.A, Ray, J.G 2020 Nutraceutical applications of twenty-five species of rapid-growing green-microalgae as indicated by their antibacterial, antioxidant and mineral content Algal Research, 47 101878 2211-9264
Ray, J.G., Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Kookal, S.K 2020 Phytoplankton communities of eutrophic freshwater bodies (Kerala, India) in relation to the physicochemical water quality parameters Environment, Development and Sustainability, 23 259–290 1387-585X
Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Kookal, S.K., Mathew, Linu, Ray, J.G 2020 Experimental evaluation of the culture parameters for optimum yield of lipids and other nutraceutically valuable compounds in Chloroidium saccharophilum (Kruger) comb. Renewable Energy 147 1082-1097 0960-1481
Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Kookal, S.K., Mathew, Linu, Ray, J.G 2019 Bioprospecting of Three Rapid-Growing Freshwater Green Algae, Promising Biomass for Biodiesel Production BioEnergy Research 12 680-693 1939-1234
Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran, Kookal, S.K., Mathew, Linu, Ray, J.G 2019 Biomass yield and biochemical profile of fourteen species of fast-growing green algae from eutrophic bloomed freshwaters of Kerala, South India. Biomass and Bioenergy, 119 155–165 0961-9534
Santhoshkumar, K., Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran and Ray, J.G 2019 Biomass yield, oil productivity and fatty acid profile of Chlorella lobophora cultivated in diverse eutrophic wastewaters. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 11 338-344 1878-8181
Santhoshkumar, K., Prasanthkumar Santhakumaran and Ray, J.G 2016 Experimental assessment of productivity, oil-yield and oil-profile of eight different common freshwater-blooming green algae of Kerala Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 8 270-277 1878-8181
Authors Year of Publication Title of Book / Chapter Publisher ISBN
Sallykutty Thomas and M. Daniel 2021 Herbal Technology: Recent Trends and Progress 14 and 19 Scientific Publishers (India). Jodhpur 81-7233-479-6