All glory to my Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ who perfects that which concerns meDr. P.P. Joy, Associate Professor of Agronomy, Kerala Agricultural University, AMPRS, Odakkali, Asamannoor-683 549, Ernakulam, Tel:+91-484-2658221, Fax:+91-484-2659881, Email:amprs@satyam.net.in, amprskau@gmail.com     Res: Pazhampillil, Kummanode, Pattimattom P.O., Ernakulam, Kerala, India, PIN-683 562, Tel:+91-484-2689105, Email:joyppkau@gmail.com, joysujapaul@hotmail.com

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DETAILS OF RESEARCH PROJECTS HANDLED

      Agronomic evaluation of promising genotypes of cowpea

      Response of cowpea genotypes to dates of planting

      Studies on input contribution in summer cowpea

      Agronomic evaluation of promising genotypes of mungbean

      Agronomic evaluation of promising genotypes of pigeonpea

      Evaluation of urdbean and mungbean genotypes during rabi planting

      Evaluation of chickpea genotypes under rainfed conditions

      Performance of grain legumes in rice fallows under different cropping systems

    As Associate in AICPIP

      Cowpea co-ordinated varietal trial

      Blackgram co-ordinated varietal trial

      Co-ordinated varietal trial on moong

      Early arhar co-ordinated varietal trial

    As Associate in KAU Projects

      Germplasm maintenance and evaluation of different pulse crops

      Breeding high yielding short duration cowpea varieties with better grain quality

      Selection of long podded vegetable type cowpea for summer rice fallows

      Breeding horsegram varieties suited to the locality through single plant selection

    AT KVK, PATTAMBI (11.8.1987 TO 30.9.1988)

    Imparted one day training to farmers on agriculture, conducted demonstrations, prepared audio-visual aids, broadcast radio talks, organized science and youth clubs, conducted study tours, distributed vegetable seeds and sold KAU publications. Surveyed farm families (100 Nos.) and found non-use of lime.

    AT AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS RESEARCH STATION, ODAKKALI

      (1.10.1988 TO 31.8.1989)

      As Principal Investigator

      Growth analysis studies on lemongrass

      As Associate

      Studies on the optimum method of planting in lemongrass

      Response of different lemongrass species to graded doses of nitrogen

      Effect of fertiliser levels and stage of harvest in thathimalangatha grass

      Effect of lime and sources of nitrogen on yield and quality of palmarosa

      Effect of doses and split application of phosphorus and potassium on yield and quality of palmarosa

      Evaluation of vetiver types

      Effect of lime and phosphorus on vetiver

      Effect of different levels and sourses of nitrogen on vetiver

    AT RICE RESEARCH STATION, MONCOMPU (1.9.1989 TO 5.10.1991)

      As Associate in AICRIP

      Weed control trial for direct sown rice under puddled condition

      Weed control trial for transplanted rice

      Economics of weed control in transplanted rice

      Effect of large granulated urea and prilled urea on growth And yield of rice

      Integrated nutrient management in irrigated rice

      Studies on the integrated use of inorganic and organic nitrogen fertilisers in lowland rice

      Monitoring soil fertility and crop productivity under different cropping systems at moderate levels of fertiliser application

      Soil fertility management of acid soils

      Effect of levels and methods of potash application on grain yield of rice

      Permanent manurial trial

      AT AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS RESEARCH STATION, ODAKKALI (6.10.1991 – 26.12.1999)

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Name of the Agency                       Title of the                        Period           Grant

                                                          scheme                       from         to   (Rs. lakhs) 

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ICAR                                       Strengthening research 1984    1987          4.5

                                                on Cymbopogon flexuoxus

                                                & other Cymbopogon spp.

                              

Swedish International                Moisture conservation          1988     1989         3.00 

Development Agency-                through sub-surface dike

KAU Project..

 

Kerala Agrl. University            Strengthening Research on    1991    on going     5.00

                                                aromatic crops with special                             ( per year) 

                                                reference to post  harvest

                                                technology.                               

 

Ministry of Health &                 Central scheme for                1991     1993        5.00

Family Welfare, Govt.               development and culti-

of India.                                     vation of medicinal plants (Phase I)

 

Ministry of Health &                 Central scheme for                1994     1996        5.00

Family Welfare, Govt.               development and culti-

of India.                                     vation of medicinal plants (Phase II)

                                                                                                                       

ICAR                                         Standardisation of                 1990     1993       8.80

                                                   agrotechniques in lemon-

                                                   grass and palmarosa for

                                                   maximising oil production

                                                   (Co-investigator)

 

Ministry of Agriculture,             Central Sector Scheme for    1992  on going    32.60

 Govt. Of India.                          development of medicinal

                                                  & aromatic plants.

 

Ministry of Agriculture,   National Watershed Devel-   1993 1997                6.00

Govt. of India                            opment Project for Rainfed

                                                  Areas

 

ICAR                                          Standardization of                  1995    1998         6.20

                                                   agrotechniques in lesser

                                                   known medicinal and

                                                   aromatic plants of

                                                   Zingiberaceae family

                                                 ( Second Associate)

 

Ministry of Health and Family    Standardisation of Agrotechniques  1998   on-going   19.54

Welfare, GOI                            for selected medicinal plants used in

Ayurveda, Sidda, Unani and Homeopathy

                   

      a)      KAU Plan projects: -

          1.      Strengthening research on aromatic crops with special reference to post harvest technology

        2.      Establishment of pilot plant for fractional distillation of aromatic oils

        3.      Establishment and maintenance of germplasm of medicinal and aromatic plants

        4.      Development of biocides from medicinal and aromatic plants

        5.      Strengthening research on natural dyes and flavours

      b)      Externally funded projects

         1. ICAR – Standardisation of  agrotechniques in lesser known aromatic  and medicinal plants of Zingiberaceae – Financial Outlay : Rs. 6.37 lakhs for 3 years

         2. ICAR - Integrated management of the banana pseuddostem weevil Odoiporus longicollis  – Financial outlay: Rs. Rs. 4.15 lakhs for 3 years

         3. Govt. of Kerala – NWDPRA Scheme for selected watershed of Ernakulam district – Financial outlay : Rs. 2.4 lakhs for 98-99

         4. GOI – (Min. of Agriculture) Central Sector Scheme on development and cultivation of aromatic and medicinal plants - Financial outlay: Rs. 6.45 Lakhs for 98-99.

         5. GOI – (Min. of Health & Family Welfare) Central Sector Scheme on development of agrotechinques for medicinal plants used in ayurveda, sidda unani and homeopathy. Financial outlay: Rs. 13.0 Lakhs for three years.

Doing Ph. D. On study leave at COH, Vellanikkara (27.12.1999 TO 30.11.2000)

Agrotechnological practices for quality crude drug production in nilappana (Curculigo orchioides Gaertn.)

AT AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS RESEARCH STATION, ODAKKALI (1.12.2000 – 17.6.2002)

 

      a)      KAU Plan projects: -

        1.      Strengthening research on aromatic crops with special reference to post harvest technology

        2.      Establishment of pilot plant for fractional distillation of aromatic oils

        3.      Establishment and maintenance of germplasm of medicinal and aromatic plants

        4.      Development of biocides from medicinal and aromatic plants

        5.      Strengthening research on natural dyes and flavours

      b)      Externally funded projects

        GOI – (Min. of Agriculture) Central Sector Scheme on development and cultivation of aromatic and medicinal plants - Financial outlay: Rs. 6.45 Lakhs for 98-99.

         GOI – (Min. of Health & Family Welfare) Central Sector Scheme on development of agrotechinques for medicinal plants used in ayurveda, sidda unani and homeopathy. Financial outlay: Rs. 13.0 Lakhs for three years.

AT REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH STATION, PATTAMBI (18.6.2002 TO 7.6.2003)

AICRIP Trials 

Cultural management practices for enhancing upland rice yields (Kharif)

Nitrogen response trials on selected AVT-2 rice  cultures under high and low input management (Kharif)

Studies to develop appropriate techniques for growing direct seeded rice under puddled conditions (Rabi)

Integrated nutrient management in rice based cropping system (Kharif & Rabi)

Weed control trial for direct sown rice under semi dry conditions (Kharif)

Screening of herbicides under puddled irrigated condition (Rabi)

Evaluation of herbicides for transplanted rice (Kharif)

Evaluation of herbicides for transplanted rice (Rabi)  

KAU Trial

In situ growing of green manure crops in dry sown rice (Kharif) 

Company Trials

Evaluation of Udaiphos for transplanted rice (Kharif)

Efficacy evaluation of Halosulfuron methyl (NC-319) on transplanted rice (Rabi)

AT AROMATIC AND MEDICINAL PLANTS RESEARCH STATION, ODAKKALI (8.6.2003 –)

Title

Funding agency Year of sanction & duration Status

Evaluation of Ocimum species for yield and quality of oil

KAU Plan 2004, 3 yrs. Ongoing

Spatial arrangement and canopy architecture in Bixa orellana types

KAU Plan 2004, 3 yrs. Ongoing
Organic manuring schedule in Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum L.) KAU Plan 2004, 3 yrs. Ongoing

Standardisation of planting methods in Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum L.)

KAU Plan 2004, 3 yrs. Ongoing

Performance analysis and development of agrotechnology for Stevia (Stevia rebaudiana Bert.) in Kerala

KAU Plan 2004, 3 yrs. Ongoing

Sustainable management of plant biodiversity on medicinal plants

NATP 2003, I yr. Concluded

Central Sector Scheme for "Development of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants"

Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India 1996 continuing

"Development of agrotechniques for selected medicinal plants used in Ayurveda"

National Medicinal Plants Board 2002, 3 yrs. Ongoing

"Participatory technology development for sustainable natural resource utilisation and livelihood support through agriculture related activities in Eramalloor Thodu water shed"

Planning and Economic Affairs Dept. of Kerala state 2003, 3 yrs. Ongoing

Testing the efficacy of APSA- 80 as a wetting agent against specific pest & Disease of selected crops"

AMAY India Enterprises 2003, 2 yrs. Ongoing

Development of lemongrass oleoresin for flavouring

ICAR 2003, 3 yrs. Ongoing

KAU Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Project list as on 2000

On going prjects

Project(01)Exploration, collection and evaluation of germplasm of medicinal and aromatic plants

1.Germplasm collection , maintenance, evaluation and multiplication of medicinal and aromatic plants

AMP/01-00-09-87/ VLY,VKA,ODL(16)KAU

2. Morphological and chemical evaluation of types of long pepper( Piper nigrum)

AMP/01-00-13-93/VKA(2)KAU/PG

3.Yield and chemical charecterisation of selected accessions of lemon grass germplasm of AMPRS , Odakkali

AMP/01-00-14-93/ODL-KAU

4.Collection, screening and charecterisation of Kacholam ( Kaempferia galanga)

AMP/01-00-17-94/VKA(16)ICAR

5.Multilocational trial of Patchouli for oil yield and quality

AMP/01-00-18-94/VKA(16)ICAR

6.Collection, description and performance evaluation of herbaceous medicinal leguminous plants of Kerala

AMP/01-00-19-95/ACV(16)KAU/PG

7.Morphological and biochemical investigations of medicinal plants with rejuvinative / galactogogue properties

AMP/01-00-20-95/VKA(9) KAU/PG

8.Reproductive biology of Ocimum Sps.

AMP/01-00-21-95VKA(16) KAU/PG

9.Germplasm collection, maintenance and evaluation of lemongrass and palmarosa

AMP/01-00-22-95/ODL(9)KAU

10.Collection and maintenance of germplasm of long pepper AICRP VKA

11.Collection and cataloguing of Kacholam germplasm AICRP VKA

Project (02) Improvement of medicinal plants

1.Improvement of oil content of lemongrass, AMP/02-00-05-93/ODL(9)KAU

2. Performance of vetiver germplasm , AMP/02-00-08-93/VKA(3)ICAR

3.Evaluation of Ocimum Sps for oil yield and quality of oil, AMP/02-00-10-95/ODL(9)KAU

4.Breeding lemongrass suitable for high altitude , AMP/02-00-11-95/ODL(9)KAU

5.Induction of mutations in long pepper AICRP VKA

6. Evaluation of seed propagated of long pepper AICRP VKA

7.Variability in morphological, physiological and biochemical characters in Kalmegh ( Andrographis paniculata Nees) Laju Paul.K. PG Botany VKA

8. Subha.K. PG Botany VKA .Evaluation of reproductive biology and morpho anatomical variations in Plumbago sps.

9.Rapid multiplication of rare and endangered medicinal plants

ICAR Ad-hoc( Dept. Pltn. Crops) 1995-99

10. Shirish Hari Karnarkar,PG Dept. Pltn crops VKA .Genetic transformation of hairy root induction in Ada kodien( Holostemma ada-kodien)

11. Morphological and biochemical variations in Adhatoda types( Adhatoda sps.) PG VKA ( Dept.Pltn. crops)

12. Kalimuthu,Dept. Pltn crops,VKA Exploitation of in vitro cultures of Tinospora cordifolia Miers. for berberine

13. Vineel Vasudev Bhurke, Dept.Pltn crops,VKA .In vitro pollination in kacholam ( Kaempferia galanga) for seed set

14.Reshmi,C.R.COA,Vellayani.Evaluation of selected sankupushpam (Clitoria ternatea) lines for yield , alkaloid content and nodulation.

15. Smitha,K.COA, Vellayani, In vitrosomatic embryogenesis in Bael ( Aegle marmelos) 16. Minimol.J.S. Dept. Botany VKA. Morphogenesis and reproductive biology of Sacred lotus ( Nelumbo nucifera)

Project (03) Standardisation of agrotechniques for selected medicinal and aromatic plants

1. Screening of medicinal plants for intercropping in coconut gardens

AMP/03-00-04-87/PIL(1) KAU

2.Nutrient requirement and productivity analysis of Kacholam ( Kaempferia galanga)

AMP/03-00-10-93/VKA(1)KAU/PG

3. Optimum manurial requirement and stage of harvest of Ocimum sanctum

AMP/03-00-12-94/VKA(1)KAU/PG

4. Increasing in water use efficiency in thippali ( Piper longum)

AMP/03-00-17-94/VKA(16)ICAR

5.Quality attributes in Kaempferia galanga as influenced by stage of harvest

AMP/03-00-18-94/VKA(16)ICAR

6.Evaluation and selection of medicinal plants suitable for a coconut based farming system

AMP/03-00-22-96/VKA(16)ICAR

7 Agrotechniques for maximum yield in long pepper. AICRP VKA

8. Agrotechnological practices for quality, crude drug production in Curculigo orchioides Gaertn .

No. R6/65927/97 dt 10/9/97 of Dr. PhD VKA

9.Kavitha,G.V. PG ACV.Integated nutrient management in Desmanthus virgatus Willd under rainfed condition

Project(04) Management of diseases and pests of aromatic and medicinal plants

1.Biological studies on the insects infesting medicinal and aromatic plants and their management

AMP/04-00-02-93/ACV(4)KAU

2.Nisha,M.S. ACV PG, Ecofriendly management of root knot and burrowing nematodes associated with Kacholam( Kaempferia galanga)

Project(05) Utilisation and marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants

1.Standardisation of analytical methods for the evaluation of some lesser known medicinal plants

AMP/05-00-01-94/VKA(16)ICAR

2.Evaluation of lemongrass germplasm for oil quantity and quality

AMP/05-00-02-94/VKA(16)ICAR

3. Evaluation vetiver germplasm for oil quantity and quality

AMP/05-00-03-90/VKA(16)ICAR

4. Increasing geraniol content in palmarosa oil by chemical methods

AMP/05-00-04-94/VKA(3)ICAR

5. Synthesis of commercially important compounds from cinnamon leaf oils

AMP/05-00-05-95/ODL(3)KAU

6.Isolation and charecterisation of principal constituents of Piper longum, Alpinia Sps. and Coleus aromaticus

AMP/05-00-06-94/ODL(3)KAU

7. Jobi.M Joseph PG Ag.Economics VKA.Analysis of market economy of medicinal plants of Kerala

8. Deepakumar V.S.PG Ag.Economics VKA .Production and marketing systems of Vetiver- A microlevel analysis in Thrissure (Dt)

Student programmes,PG/PhD-Concluded

AGRONOMY

1.Meera.V.Menon,PhD.1996.Effect of different inputs on productivity and quality relations in Njavara.

2.Rejimol Thomas,Msc 1996. Effect of biofertiliser on N And P economy in Palmarosa.

3. Sheela.N.Msc 1996. Response of Piper longum in coconut gardens to differential spacing and manurial regimes.

4. K.C.Shina,Msc.1998. Agrotechniques in Indian Sarasaparilla

5. T.P.Ayisha,1997.Msc. Yield and quality of Piper longum under differential spacing and manurial regimes in coconut gardens.

BOTANY

1.Jayaprakash Naik,B.Msc.1983.Cytotoxic and clastogenic effects of some insecticides in Allium cepa

2.Jaya Manuel Msc .1994. Comparative evaluation of selected types of Piper longum (Linn) in coconut plantations.

3.Narayanan, A.K.Msc.1993.Collection and cataloguing and evaluation of Rauwolfia spp.

4.Mini,K.S. Msc.1989. Karyomorphology, pollen sterility and seed set in vetiver ( Vetiveria zizanoides Linn.

5.Radhakrishnan,G.R. Evaluation of selections and hybrids of Vetiver ( Vetiveria zizanoides Linn) Msc.1991.

6.Prakash. K.M. Biometric analysis of yield and other attributes in Coleus( Coleus parviflorus.)

7. Kanakamony,M.T. PhD.1997.Induction of genetic variability in Kacholam.

8.Ajithmohan, N.K. Msc.1996.Induction of polyploidy in Kacholam .

9.Rajeswari meenattoor,J. Msc.1983 Induction of autotetraploids in lemon grass

10. Fancy Parameswaran, Msc. 1997. Reproductive biology and enzyme studies in Ocimum Spp.

11. Lisymol.J.Vadukkoot.Msc.1996 Evaluation of morpho- anatomical variations in Ocimum Sps.

CHEMISTRY

1.Chinnamma,N.P. Ph D.1985. Influence of applied nutrients and stage of harvest on the yield and physico-chemical properties of essential oil of Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii Var motia)

2.Mullakoya,C.P. Msc.1997. Increasing geraniol content of palmarosa oil by chemical methods

PLANT PATHOLGY

1.A.Sukumara Varma ,PhD 1991.Fungal diseases of selected medicinal plants of Kerala. AMP-04-00-01-89-VKA.5.KAU.PG

AGRL ECONOMICS

1.Maya Devi,1996.Msc. Economics of production and marketing of selected medicinal plants in Thrissur Dt.concluded under PC group TOT

HORTICULTURE

1.Msc.1991.Effect of graded doses of nitrogen and potash on growth ,root yield and alkaloid content of Perivinkle. (Catharanthus roseus)

2.Meera.N.Msc 1994. Standardisation of propagation and stage of harvest in Adakodien (Holostemma annulare K. Shum)

3.Manju.S.Msc.1997. Reproductive behaviour of Adapathian

4. Jalaja .S .Menon ,Msc. 1994. Influence of methods of planting and shade on growth ,yield and plumbajin content of chethikoduveli (Plumbago rosea Lin)

5. Sindhu.M. Msc 1999.Invitro callus induction and its exploitation in Coscinium fenestratum.

6. Joseph.E.J. Msc. 1983. Effect of spacing ,rhizome weight and time of harvest on the yield and quality constituents in Costus speciosus

7.Satheesan,K.N. Msc.1984. Effect of growth substances on the growth ,rhizome yield and diosgenin content in Costus speciosus

8. Sudhadevi, P.K. Msc 1981. Yield and quality constituents in Costus speciosus under varying levels of N,P,K.

9.Anu ,K.I. Msc 1993. Stanardisation of In Vitro propagation techniques in Gymnema sylvestris.

10. Rajesh.D. Msc.1998.Standardisation of In vitro techniques of rapid multiplication of Holostemma annulare

11.Sophia A John Msc. 1996. Standardisation of In Vitro techniques of rapid multiplication of Holostemma annulare

12.Mini Joseph, Msc.1997. Indirect organogenesis and embryogenesis in Kaempferia galanga

13. Rajagopalan, A, Msc. 1983. Stanardisation of propagation methods ,time of planting, time of harvest and phytochemical analysis of kaempferia galanga

14. Jalaja .S.Menon. PhD .1999. Analysis of growth ,flowering and quality in Koduveli-(Plumbago sps.)

15. Mini Raj.N. PhD 1997.Habit and habitat analysis of selected medicinal pants in native and domestic environments

16.Maya.S.Nair,Msc.1998 .Evaluation of Ocimum lines for herbage yield , oil content and Eugenol,

17.Effect of spacing and planting material on the growth and yield and active principle in Plumbago rosea L.

18. PhD.1998.In Vitro –in vivo screening of Sida sps. for ephedrine content.

19.B.J.Seema,Msc.1997.Standardisation of In Vitro techniques for rapid multiplication of Trichopus zeylanicus.

Projects concluded other than student programmes

1.Weed control in Curcuma aromatica, AMP/03-00-15-94/VKA (16) ICAR

2.Weed control in Kaempferia galanga, AMP/03-00-16-94/VKA(16)ICAR

3.Fertiliser trial in Kacholam. AMP/03-00-19-94/VKA(16)ICAR

4.Vetiver performance under biofertiliser system

5.Palmarosa performance under biofertiliser system

6.Spacing cum varietal trial in Kacholam.

7.Standardisaton of seed treatment and seed size in Kacholam, AMP/03-00-20-95/ODL(1) KAU

8.Optimum stage of harvest in Chittaratha (Alpinia galanga), AMP/03-00-21-95/ODL(16)KAU

9.Collection, maintenance and evaluation of germplasm of Garcinia cambogia Desrous, SPC-12-00-08-90-KUM-NARP

10. Standardisation of agrotechniques in lesser known aromatic and medicinal plants of zingiberaceae ICAR

11. NWDPRA scheme

 

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