Zoology and Chemistry (Elective- Plant Genetic Resource Management)
Head Of The Department
The Department Of Botany plans to continue with its intensive research interests alongside its regular teaching as well as to maintain, and if possible, expand areas for seminars/conferences.
The faculty members have more than 90 publications to their credit in the last five years including research articles in national and international Journals. The Department has organized 12 national seminar in different areas of Plant Sciences.
In recognition of the teaching and research achievements of department of Botany, Funds for Infrastructure in Science and Technology grant (FIST) from DST were awarded. The department has been renovated and equipped with modern scientific equipments through the above grants.
The department herbarium is designated as Catholicate College Herbarium (CATH Herbarium), which is registered in Herbarium Index of New York Botanical Garden. It is a new initiative for identification, cataloguing and preservation of herbarium specimens.
The department has been made collaborations with department of physics and jointly organizing different projects in interdisciplinary theme.
Dr. Binoy T Thomas and Dr. V P Thomas published subject based books for the beneficial use of the students.
We undertake the supply of hybrid varieties of coconut saplings to the members of Kudumbasree. Hands own training in mushroom cultivation is also conducting for the members of Kudumbasree. The department also organized a fruit exhibition- Pomum 2015. Students could collect and displayed more than 200 varieties of fruits.
The department is equipped with up-to-date addition of most recent books of all branches of plant science and is having a good reading facility. In addition, department has holding of rare books, journals and dissertation. PG classes are also having their own class room library.
Our botanical museum is having collections of plant materials to demonstrate diversity of plant forms, rare fossil collections, algal and fungal materials.
Department also gives more importance to the extracurricular achievement of the students. Every week, one hour programme is arranged to bring their talents.
|1||M.K. Sivan Pillai||1971||B.Sc||1||Kerala University|
|2||Molly Ann Abraham||1973||M.Sc||II||Kerala University|
|3||M.K. Sivan Pillai||1973||M.Sc||III||Kerala University|
|4||C. Prakash||1980||M.Sc||1||Kerala University|
|5||S. Remadevi||1982||M.Sc||1||Kerala University|
|6||Raymol Mathew||1982||M.Sc||III||Kerala University|
|7||Sushama V. Nair||1983||M.Sc||1||Kerala University|
|8||Paul V. Karanthanam||1990||M.Sc||1||M.G. University|
|9||Deepthi A.S.||2002||M.Sc||IV||M.G. University|
|10||Hima K.S.||2007||M.Sc||IV||M.G. University|
|11||Hima K.S.||2009||M.Sc||VI||M.G. University|