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1Ragesh R Nair, SR Suja, AL Aneeshkumar, ShobhaBhaskar, V Vilash& S Rajasekharan.(2020) Ameliorative effect of ethanolic extract of roots of Tetraceraakara (Burm. f.) Merr. on D-galactosamine induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats by downregulation of inflammatory mediators like TNF?, COX-2 and iNOS. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. (58)161-171
2Manoj GS, Greeshma GM, Pradeep D P, Arathy R, Remya Krishnan, BoscoLawarence, Sumayya SS, Jayakumar K, Saiaba A N, Lubaiana A S, ChithraVijayan, Dinesh Babu KV, Sunila AV, Anil Kumar VS, GreeshmaMurukan, Meenu Krishnan VG, Aswathy JM, Sunu Kumar SS and Murugan K. 2020. “Secondary Metabolites and their Antioxidant Activities: An Overview”. EC Pharmacology and Toxicology 8.10: 64-75.
3Preetha P.S, P. Premjith, 2020. Role of start-ups in the skill development of school children, with special reference to Indian homemade toys. International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (8)4: 124-127 (ISSN: 2321-9939)
4Preetha P.S, Manisha P.M. 2020. Heavy metal screening of Cocciniagrandis (L).voigt leaves using atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS), International Journal of Engineering Development and Research 8 (4): 138-141 (ISSN: 2321-9939)
5Nisha A P and Radhamany P M. 2020. Evaluation of Proximate and Mineral Constituents in Different Commercial Cultivars and Local Varieties of Ananascomosus (L.) Merr. from Kerala. International Journal of Fruit science.20 (3): 620–634. https://doi.org/10.1080/15538362.2019.1628683[JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 0.81]
6Ponni T.G. and AshalathaS.Nair. 2019.In vitrocormlet production- an efficient means for conservation in Ensetesuperbum (Roxb.) Cheesman. Journal of Applied Horticulture, 21(1) :20-24.
7Ponni T.G. and AshalathaS.Nair. 2019. Differential effects of position and size of explants in the development of in vitrocormlets in Ensetesuperbum (Roxb.) Cheesman. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews. 6(2):958-962
8Ponni T.G. and Ashalatha S. Nair. 2019. Somatic embryogenesis to overcome low Seed viability and conserve wild banana (Ensetesuperbum (Roxb.) Cheesman). In Vitro Cell.Dev.Biol.- Plant 55:371.https://doi.org/10.1007/s11627-019-09998-
9NeethuVijayakumar and Gangaprasad A. 2019. Preliminary phytochemical screening, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of Vernoniacinerea (L.) Less. a member of ‘Dashapushpa’. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 8(4): 388-392.
10RegyYohannan, NirmalaJayarani, D Devapriya, et al. 2019. Evaluating genetic diversity within genus Jasminum (Oleaeceae) using intersimple sequence repeats (ISSR) marker. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., India Sect. (B)-Bio. Sci. https://doi.org./10.1007/s40011-019-01124-7/
11Nair R. R., Suja S. R., Vilash V., Aneeshkumar A. L., Rajasekharan S. and Biju Kumar B. S. 2019.Protective Effect of Ethanol Extract of Roots of Tetraceraakara (Burm. f.) Merr., on Carbon Tetrachloride-induced Hepatic Injury in Wistar Rats. Indian J Pharm Sci 81(5):859-867.
12LathaSadanandan, Reemraj and AncyNazeer. 2019. Water quality analysis in Ashtamudi site of Ashtamudilake by physico-chemical characterization studies. Holistic Thought. Vol. XVIII, No.1&2. SN College, Kollam. Pp 57-60. ISSN 0975-363X.
13Nisha A P and Radhamany P M. 2018. Floral morphology of different commercial cultivars and local varieties of Ananascomosus (L.)Merr.(Bromeliaceae) from Kerala. The International Journal Of Plant Reproductive Biology. 10 (1): 59- 64. DOI 10.14787/ijprb.2018 10.1.59-64.
14Ragesh R Nair, Suja S R, Aneeshkumar A L, Vilash V, Rajasekharan S. 2018. Antihepatotoxic effect of the ethanolic fraction of roots of Tetraceraakara (Burm. f.) Merr., on Acetaminophen-induced hepatic damage in Wistar rats. Journal of Pharmacy Research. 12 (7): 961-966
15NeethuVijayakumar&Gangaprasad A. 2018. Preliminary phytochemical screening and antioxidant activity of Emilia sonchifolia(L.) DC., a member of ‘Dashapushpa’. International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews 5 ( 4): 124-129
162018. A comparative study on the production of vermicompost using two invasive aquatic weeds Eichhorniacrassipes (Mart.) Solms and Pistiastratiotes L. as substrates. Indian J. Sci. Res. 20(1): 53-55.ISSN: 0976-2876 (Print).ISSN: 2250-0138 (Online)
17LathaSadanandan, Soja S. and Thushara V. 2018. Studies on the Anatomy andHistochemistry of  Eichhorniacrassipes(Mart.) Solms. Trends in Biosciences 11(7): 1118 – 1122. ISSN: 0974 -8431.
18LathaSadanandan, ChithraChandran and Geethu C.B. 2018. Studies on the Biochemistry and Allelopathy of SalviniamolestaS. Mitchell. Trends in Biosciences 11(7): 1569 – 1571. (ISSN: 0974 -8431)
19ChithraVijayan, P Preeja, K Murugan2018. Analysis of phytochemical profile and genotoxicity of crude methanol extracts of Quassiaindica with anti-inflammatory & antioxidant properties.Journal of pharmacy (8)2: 30-36
20ChithraVijayan, K Murugan& G M Nai,r2018. Genetic Diversity of Orthosiphonaristatus accessions from different geographical regions using RAPD & ISSR Markers Trends in Biosciences 11 (7): 1242-1250
21Anusha S Britto and Preetha P S. 2018. The Impact of Substrate Variation on the Growth, Yield and Nutrient Composition of PleurotusostreatusKumm. Trends in Biosciences 11(7): 1612-1617.(ISSN – 0974 – 8431)
22Aneeshkumar A L, Suja S R, Vilash V, Ragesh R Nair, Siril E A, Rajasekharan S. 2018. Sub-chronic oral toxicity assessment (90 days) of ethanolic fraction of leavesof Neurocalyxcalycinus (R. Br. ex Benn.) Rob. in rodents: A lesser   known ethnomedicinal plant from the Cholanaickan tribal community, India. 11(3): 221–235.
23Ratheesh N., K.B. Manoj and Lekshmi S. 2017. Diversity of Mangroves in Asramam, Kollam District, Kerala. Journal of Advances in Biological Science. 4 (1): 20-24
24RatheeshN .and K.B. Manoj. 2017. A study on Vesicular ArbuscularMycorrhizal (VAM) fungi in the soils of Sacred Grove at kotarakara, kollam, Kerala. Journal of Advances in Biological Science. 4 (1): 34-39
25Ragesh R Nair, S R Suja, A L Aneeshkumar, V Vilash and S Rajasekharan. 2017.A comparative study on quantitative phytochemical analysis and in vitro free radical scavenging activity of various solvent extracts of Tetraceraakara (burm. f.) Merr., an ethnomedicinal plant used by Kani tribe of Kerala. Int. J. Adv. Res. 5(5): 1907-1915.
26Neethu V, Latha P G, Suja S R, Vilash V, Ragesh R, Shoumya S and Aneesh Kumar A L. Hepatoprotective property of Schumannianthusvirgatus (Roxb.) Rolfe against D-galactosamine induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats. Int. J. Adv. Res. 2017; 5(7), 2301-2308
27ChithraVijayan, K Murukan, S R Reji& G M Nair. 2017, Screening biological activities of Orthosiphonaristatus : some observations International Journal of advanced research 5(12) 757-76.
28Kiran Raj, M.S., M..Sivadasan, P. Dileep and A.H. Alfarhan. 2016. A new subspecies of Dimeriahohenackerii exMiq. (Poaceae) from India. Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 23(1): 27-31. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v23i1.28337 [JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 0.696]
29Vilash V, Suja S R, Latha P G, Shine V J, Rajasekharan S. 2016.Chronic oral toxicity studies of crude ethanolic extract and ethanolic fraction of Pellioniaheyneana leaf in Wistar rats. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci.8(8): 67-76
30Vilash V, Suja S R, Latha P G, Aneeshkumar A L, Ragesh R Nair, Rajasekharan S. 2016.Antihepatotoxic effect of ethanolic extract of Pellioniaheyneana, leaf on paracetamol induced liver damage in Wistar rats. JTFP 4 (2): 17-26.
31Vilash V, Suja S R, Latha P G, Aneesh Kumar A L, Ragesh R Nair &Rajasekharan S. 2016Physicochemical Evaluation and Pharmacognostical Standardization of PellioniaheyneanaWedd. Leaf. Pharmacog J. 8(6): 551-556.
32Ragesh R Nair, Suja S R, Vilash V, Aneeshkumar A L and Rajasekharan S. Pharmacognostic standardisation and phytochemical analysis of Tetraceraakara (Burm. f.) Merr. JTFP. 2016;4 (2): 79-95.
33Nisha A P &Radhamany P M. 2016. Fruit Morphological Variability In Different Commercial Cultivars And Local Varieties Of Ananascomosus (L.)Merr. from Kerala.  International Journal of Botany and Research. 6 (5): 1–8.
34NeethuViswanath, Latha P G, Suja S R, Vilash V. 2016; Antihepatotoxic and Antioxidant properties of Schumannianthusvirgatus (Roxb.) Rolfe ethanolic extract against acetaminophen induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Research.(8)3: 87-89
35N. 2016. Diversity of VasicularArbuscularMycorrhizalspors from forest fire affected deciduous and evergreen forest soils in Kerala part of Western Ghats. Eds. K.A Sujana, MV. Durai and C. Sivaperumn in. Forest Ecosystem Biodiversity Ecology and Conservation. Write and Print publication, New Delhi. 263p
36Vilash V, Suja S R, Latha P G, Rajasekharan S. 2015. Evaluation of hepatoprotective and antioxidant activity of PellioniaheyneanaWedd. leafethanolic extract on carbon tetrachloride induced liver damage in Wistar rats. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci. 7(3): 374-378.
37Kiran Raj, M. S., Sivadasan, M., Veldkamp, J.F., Alfarhan, A.H. & A.S.M. AmalTamimi 2015. A revised Infrageneric classification of Dimeria Br. (Poaceae-Andropogoneae).  Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy 22(1): 47-54. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjpt.v22i1.23866 [JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 0.696]
38Kiran Raj, M.S., Sivadasan, M., Alfarhan, A.H. and Veldkamp, J.F. 2015. Dimeriaraviana(Poaceae:Panicoideae), a new species from South Western Ghats, India. Phytotaxa 195: 193?196. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.195.2.10 [JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 1.376]
39Smitha PD, Binoy KR, and Ashalatha S Nair. 2014. Effect of TDZ on Direct Shoot Regeneration from Whole Male Inflorescence of Four Diploid Banana Cultivars from South India. Plant Science International 1(1): 24-32. (ISSN- 2368-819X)
40Vimalkumar C S, Hosagaudar V B, Suja S R, Vilash V, Krishnakumar N M, Latha P G 2014. Comparative preliminary phytochemical analysis of ethanolic extracts of leaves of Oleadioica, infected with the rust fungus Zaghouaniaoleae (E.J. Butler) Cummins and non-infected plants. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 3(4): 69-72.
41Sreejith G, Jayasree M, Latha P G, Suja S R, Shyamal S, Shine V J, Anuja G I, Sini S, Shikha P, Krishnakumar N M, Vilash V, Shoumya S, Rajasekharan S. 2014. Hepatoprotective activity of Oxalis corniculata ethanolic extract against paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity in Wistar rats and its in vivo antioxidant effects. Ind J Exp Biol.;52: pp 147-152.
42Shine V J, Latha P G, Suja S R, Anuja G I, Sabulal B, Vilash V, Rajasekharan S. Anti-hepatotoxic Effect of Root Ethanol Extract of Cycleapeltata against acetaminophen induced oxidative stress in Wistar rats and in vitro primary hepatocyte culture. American Journal of Experimental Biology. 2014. 1(1): 1-15.
43LathaSadanandan, AswathyJayaprakash and RadhikaBabu (2014). In vitro callogenesis in certain explants of Baliospermummontanum (Willd.) Muell. Arg. – A threatened medicinal plant. Academic Spectrum. Vol. VII. Pp. 06 -11. SN College, Cherthala. ISSN 2456 -3056
44Kiran Raj, M.S., M.Sivadasan, J. F. Veldkamp, A. H. Alfarhan, & Jacob Thomas. 2013. Nanooravia nov., of subtribeDimeriinae (Poaceae-Panicoideae-Andropogoneae) from India. Nord. Jour. Botany 31: 161-165. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2012.01207.x [JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 0.994]
45Kiran Raj, M.S., M.Sivadasan, J. F. Veldkamp, A. H. Alfarhan, & Jacob Thomas. 2013. Validation of Nanooraviasantapaui(Poaceae-Panicoideae-Andropogoneae-Dimeriinae) Jour. Botany 31: 638. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2012.00358.x [JOURNAL IMPACT FACTOR: 0.994]
46Shoumya S, Latha P G, Suja S R, Rajasekharan S, Shyamal S, Shine V J, Anuja G I, Sini S, Vilash V, Shikha P, Krishnakumar N M &Sreejith G. 2013Hepatoprotective potential of ethanolic extract of Saracaasoca (Roxb.) De Wilde Stem Bark against carbon tetrachloride Induced Hepatotoxicity in Wistar Rats. JTFP.;1: pp 84-91.
47LathaSadanandan, RadhikaBabu and AswathyJayaprakash. 2013. In vitro callus induction in Cycleapeltata (Lam.) Hook F. Thoms.- A vulnerable medicinal plant. SPECTRUM , pp. 15- 21.
48Sujith S., AseerManilal, J. Selvin, A. Idhayadhulla, R.S. Kumar and M.V.N. Panikkar 2012. Evaluating the antagonistic potential of seaweed-associated marine bacteria collected from the South Indian littoral. Asian J. Animal and Veterinary Advances 7: (7) 578-567.
49Panikkar M.V.N., Jayalekshmi, R. and A. Jackson. 2012. Biodiversity of filamentous desmids of Kerala. Indian Hydrobiol. 14(1): 117-125.
50Panikkar M.V.N., Jayalekshmi R. and A. Jackson 2012. Species diversity of two Chlorococcalean colonial genera (PediastrumMeyen and ScenedesmusMeyen) from the freshwater ecosystems of Kerala. Ind. Hydrobiol. 14(2) 109-116.
51AseerManilal, S. Sujith, J. Selvin and M.V.N. Panikkar, and Shiney George. 2012. Anticoagulant potential of polysaccharide isolated from Indian red alga, Asparagopsistaxiformis (Delile) TrevisanThalassas, Journal of Marine Sci. 28 (2): 9-15.
52V Gayathri Devi, ChithraVijayan, Anitha John, K Gopakumar. 2012.Pharmacognostic and Antioxidant studies on Clerodendruminerme and identification of ursolic acid as marker compound. International J of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,Vol4(2),
53AseerManilal, J. Selvinand and M.V.N. Panikkar 2012. .Evaluation of therapeutic efficacy of Indian green alga, Acrosiphoniaorientalis (J. Agardh) in the treatment of vibriosis in Penaeusmonodon. Thalassas. J. of Marine Sci. 28 (1): 33-46.
54ChithraVijayan, MariammaCheriyan, OmanaKumari& G M Nai. 2011. Evaluation of antioxidant properties of some species of Lamiaceae. J of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences,33(1): 27-30
55ChithraVijayan, P Sikha, P G Latha& G M Nair. 2011.Orthosiphonaristatus extract reduces CCL4 induced oxidative damage in mice. J of Phytological Research, Vol24 (1).
56ChithraVijayan& G M Nair.2011. Identification of antioxidant principle, radical scavenging and anticancer activity of Indian cat’s whisker. J of Phytological Research, Vol24(2).
57Kiranraj, M.S. (2011). Cymbopogons – the mosquito repellent aromatic grasses. SPECTRUM 4: 57-60 
58AseerManilal, S. Sujith, J. Selvin and M.V.N. Panikkar 2011. Evaluation of seaweed bioactives on common aquatic floral and faunal weeds of shrimp ponds. Thalassas. J. of Marine Sci., 27 (1): 47-55
59Suma B.S., C. Shaji and L. Bindu.2010. Physico – chemical and Biological characterization of Effluent from KMML (Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited) TiO2 Industry, Chavara, Kollam Dist., Kerala. J. Phytol. Res. 23(1): 87-90.
60Kiran Raj, M.S. 2010. Global biodiversity crisis and priorities in Indian plant systematics. Sci. 99(11): 149. [Journal Impact Factor: 0.782]
61Suma B.S. and C. Shaji.2010. Algal flora of effluent canal of KMML Industry, Chavara, Kollam Dist. Kerala. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 34(4): 943-946.
62Santhoshlal P. S. and K. Pavithran (2010). Genetics of Rice mutants. GMF J. 2: 56-60.
63GM Nair, ChithraVijayan and VR Sumitha. 2010. Haploid plants and their Relevance in Agriculture, J.of palynology, Vol.46, (Review article).
64SophiammalNettar P. and M.V.N. Panikkar. 2009. Species of Feldmannia Hamel (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from Kerala, India. Seaweed Res. Utlin. 31(1&2) 11-16.
65SophiammalNettar P. and M.V.N. Panikkar. 2009. Species diversity of HincksiaGray (Ectocarpales, Phaeophyceae) from Kerala, India. Seaweed Res. Utlin. 31(1&2) 17-23.
66SophiammalNettar P. and M.V.N. Panikkar. 2009..Phaeophyceae of South India V. HecatonemaSauvaegu (Chordariales, Phaaeohyceae) from Kerala. India. Seaweed Res. Utlin. 31(1&2) 25-28.
67Shaji C. 2009. Effect of air pollution on three plant species growing around Chavara Industrial area, Kollam, Kerala. Phytol. Res. 22 (1): 131-134.
68Nair N.V. and S. Sekaran 2009. Saccharumgermplasm collection in Mizoram, India. Sugar tech. 113 (3): 288-291.
69HaneesaBeevi A. 2009. Pollen dimorphism in Cocos nucifera Linn J. Palyn. 43: 119-127.
70AseerManilal S., Sujith C., Shakir J., Selvin R., Gandhimathi G.S., Kiran and M.V.N. Panikkar 2009. Biopotentials of seaweeds collected from southwest coast of. Indian. J. Marine Sci. and Tech.17 (1): 67-73.
71Anirudhan K. and S. Nair .2009. In vitro production of solasodine from Solanumtrilobatum. Biol. Plant. 53(4):719-722.
72Shaji C., H. Nimi and L. Bindu. 2009. Water Quality assessment of open wells in and around Chavara Industrial area, Kollam, Kerala. Environ. Biol. 30 (5): 701-704

Conference Proceedings

1Ratheesh N. and Lesitha K.R 2020. Impact of human intervention on the topography and ecology at Kalarikunnu, Chelannur, Kozhikode, Kerala, South India. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
2AthiraVijayan and N. Ratheesh, 2020. Study on phylloplane micro fungi in some plants at Ayiravalli sacred grove, Paravoor, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
3Aruna Mohan and N. Ratheesh. 2020.Analysis of physico-chemical and biological properties of soils at ayiravilli sacred grove, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7.
4Harsha D. and N. Ratheesh, 2020. Diversity and distribution of vegetation at Ayiravilli sacred grove, Paravoor, Kollam, Kerala. Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7.
5AnjanaKartha A J, Nisha A P and Akshima G V Dev. 2020. Cytotoxic effects of crude extract of WoodfordiafructicosaKurz. onAlliumcepaL. Root tip cells. ProceeedingsOf The National Seminar On Current Trends And Advances In Biological Sciences organized by Department of Botany, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara. Pp 72-73
6ChithraVijayan ,Amina S. 2020. Biosystematics of SidaacutaBurm Proceedings of the International seminar on current status and challenges in conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. Eds. S. Sheeba and N. Ratheesh at SN College Kollam on 22-24 Jan 2020. ISBN 978-93-5396-871-7
7AminaS ,ChithraVijayan. 2020. Phytochemiocal analysis, medicinal potentials and cytotoxicity studies of Quassiaindica Proceedings of the international webinar on Phytochemistry 2020, 28-29 September, organised by Kerala academy of sciences, Thiruvananthapuram. ISBN no. 978-81-940888-2-0
8Nisha A P and Radhamany P M. 2019. Total phenol content and Antioxidant activity of different varieties of Ananascomosus L. (Merr.). Proceedings of International Conference PROVECTUS PLANTAE 19organized by the Department of Botany, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 22/5/2019 to 24/5/2019 . ISBN No. 978-81-940-888-0-6.
9Nisha A P, Sunitha S K and Radhamany P M. 2019. Analysis Of Genetic Diversity in AnanasComosus (L.) Merr Hybrids Using ISSRMarker. Proceedings of the 31st Kerala science congress at FathimaMatha National college, Kollam on 02-03 February 2019. ISBN No. 81 – 86366 – 97 – 0. Pp 175.
10LathaSadanandan (2019). Pharmacognostic and phytochemical evaluation of Ashtachoornam, an ayurvedic formulation. Proceedings in the International Conference on Exploring the scope of plant genetic resources Provectusplantae ’19 organized by the Department of Botany, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 22/5/2019 to 24/5/2019 (Oral) ISBN No. 978-81-940-888-0-6
11Meenu G. Kumar, Parvana Nair and N. Ratheesh. 2018. Diversity and root colonization of vam fungi in selected members of piperaceae. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kollam.
12Parvana Nair, Meenu G. Kumar and N. Ratheesh. 2018. A study on vam colonization on selected medicinal plants at Kollam district, Kerala. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kollam.
13Ratheesh, N., Lekshmi, S. and K.B. Manoj 2018. Structural analysis of mangrove vegetation in Asramam, Kollam district, Kerala. Eds. S. Sekhar, NishaSekar and N. Ratheesh. Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of wetland ecosystem for long term ecological security on 18-20 jan 2018 SN College for Women Kolam
14Ratheesh. 2016. Diversity of VasicularArbuscularMycorrhizalspors from forest fire affected deciduous and evergreen forest soils in Kerala part of Western Ghats. Eds. K.A Sujana, MV. Durai and C. Sivaperuman in. Forest Ecosystem Biodiversity Ecology and Conservation. Write and Print publication, New Delhi. 263p ISBN- 978-93-84649-61-6
15LathaSadanandan and Soja S. (2017). Bioprospecting of an invasive aquatic weed  Eichhorniacrassipes (Mart.) Solms. Proceedings in National Seminar on  Bioprospecting– A quest for natural solutions organized by CMS College, Kottayam from 5/12/2017 and 6/12/2017 (Oral). ISBN 9788180620158. pp. 11-15.
16Ratheesh, N., 2015. Diversity of vesicular arbuscularmycorrhizal (vam) fungi from forest fire affected soils in ever green and deciduous forest ecosystems in the Kerala part of Western Ghats Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar Management of Bioresources in Western Ghats- A Technological Approach at PG Department of Biotechnology, SAS SNDP YOGAM College, Konni, on 17- 18

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