Faculty Publications of SCNR

Dr. Ravikumar K

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Priyanka Mishra L, Dinesh Kumar, Amit Kumar, Gokul S, Ravikumar K, Ashutosh K Shukla, Sundaresan V. Population Dynamics and Conservation Implications of Decalepis arayalpathra (J. Joseph and V. Chandras.) Venter.: a Steno Endemic Species of Western Ghats, India. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. 2015; 176(5):1413-30.
  • Ganesh Babu NM, Ravikumar K, Rama Rao N. New plant records for southern India from the District of Chitradurga in Karnataka. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 2015.
  • Premalatha K, Gokul S, Amit Kumar, Priyanka Mishra L, Pooja Mishra, Ravikumar K, Alok Kalra. Molecular profiling of fungal assemblages in the healthy and infected roots of Decalepis arayalpathra (J. Joseph & V.Chandras) Venter.: an endemic and endangered ethno medicinal plant from Western Ghats, India. Ann. Microbiol. 2014; 65:785-797.
  • Noorunnisa Begum S, Ravikumar K, Ved DK. Asoka: an important medicinal plant, its market scenario and conservation measures in India. Current Science. 2014; 107(1):26-28.
  • Ravikumar K, Balachandran N, Noorunnisa Begum S, Patchaimal P, Bhanja M, Lohitasyudu K. Notes on Interesting Plant Records to the Flora of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 2014; 6(8):6108-6121.
  • Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM, Balachandran N, Vijayasankar R. Acanthospermum consobrinum (Asteraceae): A new record for India. Rheedea 2014; 24(1):50-51.
  • Ravikumar K, Tiwari U, Balachandran N. Aristolochia gurinderii (Aristolochiaceae): a new species from Great Nicobar Island, India. Phytotaxa, 2014; 172(2):117-122.
  • Tiwari U, Sebastian J. Adams, Noorunnisa Begum S, Kulithalai V, Krishnamurthy, Ravikumar K, Venkatasubramanian Padma. Pharmacognostic Studies on Two Himalayan Species of Traditional Medicinal Value: Allium wallichii and Allium stracheyi. Not. Sci. Biol. 2014; 6(2):149-154.
  • Tiwari U, Ravikumar K. Andrographis longipedunculata (Sreem.) L.H. Cramer (Acanthaceae) from northwest India. Taprobanic. 2014; 6(2):132-134.
  • Tiwari U, Ravikumar K. Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam.: A new record for the flora of Gujarat State. Indian Forester. 2014; 140(2):201-202.
  • Balachandran N, Ravikumar K. Additions to the Flora of Manipur in North East of India. Pleion. 2014; 8(1):199-206.
  • Balachandran N, Ravikumar K. Three new additions to Indian Flora from Northeastern States. Rheedea. 2014; 24(2):124-127.
  • Balachandran N, Rajendiran K, Ravikumar K. Ecological adaptation and climbing mechanism of angiospermic climbers in tropical dry evergreen forests of Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Advanced Biological Research. 2014; 4(4):454-461.
  • Sumanth MN, Madhuri Bhatt Y, Ravikumar K, Ravichandran P. Comparative physicochemical, phytochemical and HPTLC studies on root species used as Patala in Ayurvedic system of medicine. J. Pharmacy Research. 2013; 7:810-816.
  • Balachandran N, Ravikumar K. Notes on new distributional records from southern India. Phytotaxonomy. 2013; 13:92-95.
  • Ravikumar K, Balachandran N, Noorunissa Begum S. Polygala paniculata L. (POLYGALACEAE): a new record to India. Phytotaxonomy. 2013; 13:137-139.
  • Tiwari U, Ravikumar K. Neotypification of Lepidagathis bandraensis Blatter (Acanthaceae). Rheedea. 2013; 23(2):105-107.
  • Tiwari U, Ravikumar K, Balachandran N. A new variety of Bauhinia bassacensis (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) from Great Nicobar Island, India. Phytotaxa. 2013; 149(1):12-18.

Dr. Noorunnisa Begum S

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Noorunnisa Begum S, Ravikumar K, Ved DK. Asoka: an important medicinal plant, its market scenario and conservation measures in India. Current Science. 2014; 107(1):26-28.
  • Ravikumar K, Balachandran N, Noorunnisa Begum S, Patchaimal P, Bhanja M, Lohitasyudu K. Notes on Interesting Plant Records to the Flora of Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 2014; 6(8):6108-6121.
  • Tiwari U, Sebastian J. Adams, Noorunnisa Begum S, Kulithalai V, Krishnamurthy, Ravikumar K, Venkatasubramanian Padma. Pharmacognostic Studies on Two Himalayan Species of Traditional Medicinal Value: Allium wallichii and Allium stracheyi. Not. Sci. Biol. 2014; 6(2):149-154.
  • Ravikumar K, Balachandran N, Noorunissa Begum S. Polygala paniculata L. (POLYGALACEAE): a new record to India. Phytotaxonomy. 2013; 13:137-139.
  • Udayan PS, Ravikumar K, Noorunnisa Begum S. Additions to the Flora of Chikmagalur District, Karnataka State. MyForest. 2001 March; 37(1):325-334.

D K Ved

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Tabassum Ishrath Fathima, Venu Gopalan Nair SN, Ved DK, Somashekar RK. Interactive Database: An Effective Tool for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Utilisation: A Case Study of Arunachal Pradesh. International Journal of Science and Research. 2015 September; 4(9):2319-7064.
  • Noorunnisa Begum S, Ravikumar K, Ved DK. Asoka: an important medicinal plant, its market scenario and conservation measures in India. Current Science. 2014; 107(1):26-28.
  • Ganesh Babu NM, Ravikumar K, Vijaya Sankar R, Ved DK, Ganesan R. On the distribution and ethnobotany of Peucedanum dhana var. dalzellii (Apiaceae): a little known endemic from southern India. Indian J. Forestry. 2007; 30(2):167-170.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM, Ved DK. Botany of Anapady MPCA, Palghat district, Kerala with special emphasis on species of conservation concern. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 2007; 49:165-172.
  • Udayan PS, Ravikumar K, Ved DK, Udaiyan K. Fibraurea darhani, a new species of Menispermaceae from the Western Ghats, India. Rheedea. 2007; 17(1&2):9-12.
  • Suma TS, Ved DK, Vijay Barve, Supriya M, Sathya Sangeetha, Savitha B. Cultivating urban ambassadors for nature Roots. Botanic Gardens Conservation International Education Review. 2007; 4(1):22-25.
  • Ravikumar K, Vijaya Sankar R, Ved DK, Gopalakrishna Bhat K. Is Madhuca insignis (Radlk.) H.J. Lam (Sapotaceae) really extinct?. Phytotaxonomy. 2004; 4:119-123.

Dr. S N Venugopal

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Tabassum Ishrath Fathima, Venu Gopalan Nair SN, Ved DK, Somashekar RK. Interactive Database: An Effective Tool for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Utilisation: A Case Study of Arunachal Pradesh. International Journal of Science and Research. 2015 September; 4(9):2319-7064.
  • S.N.Venugopalan Nair, Darshan Shankar, Knowledge generation in Ayurveda: Methodological aspects, Indian Journal of History of Science, 51.1 (2016) 48-55.
  • Rotti H, Raval R, Anchan S, Bellampalli R, Bhale S, Bharadwaj R, S.N.Venugopalan Nair, et al Determinants of Prakriti, the Human Constitution Types of Indian Traditional Medicine and its Correlation with Contemporary Science. J Ayurveda Integr Med 2014;5:167-75.
  • Padma Venkatasubramanian, Subrahmanya Kumar K, Venugopalan S. N. Nair, Cyperus rotundus, A substitute for Aconitum heterophyllum: Studies on the Ayurvedic concept of Abhava Pratinidhi Dravya (drug substitution). J Ayurveda Integr Med 2014.
  • P.M.Unnikrishnan, S.N.Venugopal, Sarika DeSouza, Darshan Shankar, The Ayurvedic perspective on Malaria, CRC press London, 2004.
  • Shankar Darshan, Unnikrishnan P.M, Venugopalan S.N, An urgent need to harness Ayurveda’s creativity for management of Malaria, Kottakkal Aryavaidya sala , 2002.

Suma Tagadur Sureshchandra

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Suma TS, Ved DK, Vijay Barve, Supriya M, Sathya Sangeetha, Savitha B. Cultivating urban ambassadors for nature Roots. Botanic Gardens Conservation International Education Review. 2007; 4(1):22-25.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Suma TS, Ganesh Babu NM, Ganesan R. Distribution notes on Justicia nilgherrensis (Acanthaceae), a Southern Indian endemic species. My Forest. 2005 March; 41(1):49-53.
  • Shankar V, Suma TS, Ravikumar K. Note on distribution of Justicia nilgherrensis (Nees) Wall.ex T anderson, an endemic species of southern India. My Forester. 2005.

Dr. Debabrata Saha

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Saha D, Sundriyal M, Sundriyal RC. Diversity of food composition and nutritive analysis of edible wild plants in a multiethnic tribal land, North East India: an important facet for food supply. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. 2014; 13(4):698-705.
  • Saha D, Sundriyal RC. Utilization of non-timber forest products in humid tropics: implication for management and livelihood. Forest Policy and Economics. 2014; 14(1):28-40.
  • Saha D, Sundriyal RC. Perspectives of Tribal Communities on NTFP Resource Use in a Global Hotspot: Implications for Adaptive Management. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. 2012; 3(4):125.
  • Saha D, Sundriyal RC. Stand structure, phenology and fruit yield of Illicium griffithii in Western Arunachal Pradesh, North East India. Indian Journal of Forestry. 2010; 33(4):475-488.
  • Saha D, Sundriyal RC. Prioritization of Non-Timber Forest Produces for income generation: A participatory approach. Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products. 2010; 17(4):387-394.
  • Singh SP, Saha D, Koyu R. Aromatic plants in incense sticks industry and their livelihood options: A case study in Arunachal Pradesh. Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research. 2009; 25(1&2):37-45.
  • Saha D, Rao AN. Studies on Endophytic Mycorhiza of some selected orchids of Arunachal Pradesh -1: Isolation and Identification. Bulletin of Arunachal Forest Research. 2006; 22(1&2):9-16.

Jagannatha Rao

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Jagannatha Rao R, Sudha P, Ravindranath NH. Strategies and Issues to evolve Monitoring and Evaluation to sustain Joint Forest Management in India. Community Forestry. 2014; 3(3).
  • Jagannatha Rao R. Participatory Watershed Management: an approach for integrated development of rural area: a case study for southern India. International Journal for Environmental Technology and Management (IJETM). 2005; 5(1):107-115.
  • Jagannatha Rao R. Role of self help groups in generating micro credits and linking natural resource Management in Karnataka: micro and macro level analysis. International Journal for Agricultural Resource Governance and Ecology. 2005.
  • Ramakrishnappa V and Jagannatha Rao R. Emerging micro-finance issues in dairy development: a case study from Karnataka, India. International Journal for Agricultural Resource Governance and Ecology. 2005.
  • Murthy IK, Bhat DM, Hegde GT, Nagaraj BC, Murali KS, Sangeetha G, Bhat PR, Shastri CM, Jagannatha Rao R, Ravidnranth NH. Tree Diversity and Carbon Sinks: Role of village agro ecosystems in the Waster Ghats, Karnataka, India. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (IJAS). 2005; 3(2).
  • Murali KS, Jagannatha Rao R, Sudha P, Sangeeth GR, Murhty IK, Ravindranath NH. Evaluation studies of JFM in India: Social and Institutional Implication. International Journal for Environment and Sustainable Development. 2003; 2(1):19-35.
  • Murali KS, Jagannatha Rao R, Ravindranth NH. Institutional and Policy Issues of Participatory Forestry: Indian Experience. Tropical Ecology. 2003; 41(1):73-84.
  • Jagannatha Rao R, Sudha P, Ravindranath NH. Status of forest and wastelands in Karnataka: a potential area for JFPM in the state. Myforest. 2003.
  • Jagannatha Rao R, Sudha P, Nagaraja BC, Bhat PR, Ravindranath NH. Status of Joint Forest Planning and Management (JFPM) in Karnataka: a decade experience. Myforest. 2003; 39(3):233-245.
  • Sudha P, Jagannatha Rao R, Nagaraja BC, Bhat PR, Ravindranath NH. Gender and Equity concerns in Forest Management: Genesis and experience from Karnataka. Economics and political weekly. 2003.

Rajashree M

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Rajashree M. Ethno-Botanical usage of Plants by the Chakma Community of Tripura, Northeast India. Global impact factor 0.533, BEPLS. 2014; 3(6):11-14.
  • Rajashree M. Revitalizing Traditional Health Care Practices by Exploring Medicinal Plants: A Case Study of Jorhat, Assam, India. Global impact factor 0.533, BEPLS. 2013 Dec; 3(1):158-164.

Dr. Ganesh Babu

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Ganesh Babu NM, Ravikumar K, Rama Rao N. New plant records for southern India from the District of Chitradurga in Karnataka. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 2015.
  • Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM, Balachandran N, Vijayasankar R. Acanthospermum consobrinum (Asteraceae): A new record for India. Rheedea 2014; 24(1):50-51.
  • Ganesh Babu NM, Ravikumar K, Vijaya Sankar R, Ved DK, Ganesan R. On the distribution and ethnobotany of Peucedanum dhana var. dalzellii (Apiaceae): a little known endemic from southern India. Indian J. Forestry. 2007; 30(2):167-170.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM, Ved DK. Botany of Anapady MPCA, Palghat district, Kerala with special emphasis on species of conservation concern. Bull. Bot. Surv. India. 2007; 49:165-172.
  • Ganesh Babu NM, Jyotsna RN Dessai, Ravikumar K, Rama Rao N. Impatiens mysorensis Heyne ex Roth (Balsaminaceae): a little known endemic species from Karnataka. Phytotaxonomy. 2007; 7:83-88.
  • Ganesh Babu NM, Ravikumar K, Vijaya Sankar R. Notes on some interesting and noteworthy plants from southern India. J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 2006; 30(2):390-393.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM. A new species of Eriocaulon L. (Eriocaulaceae) from Anamalai Hills of Kerala, India. Rheedea 2006; 16(1): 59-61.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Ganesh Babu NM. On the collection of a peninsular endemic, Barleria stocksii (ACANTHACEAE), after a century. ZOOS’ Print Journal. 2005 March; 20(3):1820.
  • Winfred D Thomas, Ganesh Babu NM, Utkarsh Ghate, Ravikumar K. Sustainable harvest of medicinal plants: an initiative in Southern India. Indian Forester. 2005 March; 131(3): 397-409.
  • Vijaya Sankar R, Ravikumar K, Suma TS, Ganesh Babu NM, Ganesan R. Distribution notes on Justicia nilgherrensis (Acanthaceae), a Southern Indian endemic species. My Forest. 2005 March; 41(1):49-53.

Nandini Dholepat

*Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

  • Nandini D, Ravi Kumar BS, SR Amaraneni 2016. Estimation of Mineral Nutrient Concentration in Datural metal and Datura innoxia species. Indian Journal of Research. Vol.5 (9). pp 182-183.
  • Kumari Kshama Awasthi, Haridasan. K, Nandini. D and Rita Singh, 2015. Ponds and Seed traits of Steriospermum tetragonum DC. International Journal of Current Research. Vol.7 (9). pp. 9942-46.
  • Nandini D,Rashmi K K, and BS Ravikumar, 2015. Morphometric Analysis of Datura Plant to Understand Variation and Similarities among Four Major Species. Medicinal & Aromatic Plants. Vol. 4(4)209.
  • Kumari Kshama Awasthi, Nandini. D, Geetha Suresh, Rita Singh, Haridasan K, 2015. Macropropagation of Medicinal important Tree: Stereospermum tetragonum DC. International Journal of Advanced Research, Vol. 3(10). Pp. 586–592.
  • PK Kaushik and Nandini D, 2014. A viable model for broom grass cultivation and management in Tripura, Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Vol 3, Issue 4.
  • Thiru Selvan, Nandini D and PK Kaushik, Agarwood production for intensive income generation, 2014, Multidisciplinary Research Journal, Journal, Vol 3, Issue 5.
  • Nandini D and Girija Bhat. 2008, Datura sasyada vikaasa, valase, hagu upayogagada bagge ondu adhyayana – Kannada (Studies on Evolution, distribution and uses of Datura plant) Vignana Kannada-4: pp. 226-228.
  • Nandini D, M. N. Shiva Kameshwari. 2007, Bharathadalli kulantari taligala Niyantran-Kannada language (Control of transgenic plants in India) Suvarna Karnataka: pp. 67-76.
  • M N Shiva Kameshwari, Nandini D, 2007. Havasegala vanijya upayoga-Kannada language (Economic importance of bryophytes). Suvarna Karnataka: pp. 56-66.
  • Subash Mali, Nandini D. 2001. Floristics, medicinal plants and ethnobotany of Kolli Hill’s. Medplant Network News. 1(2): pp. 8-10.
  • Bhaskar, D Nandini, H.B.Shivaprakash and M.Anjanappa, 2000. Tree diversity and regeneration status in Devarakadu (sacred groves) of Kodagu District Karnataka. Myforest, 36(2): pp.105-120.