Dr. K G Ajith Kumar

Dr. K G Ajith Kumar
Botany
Associate Professor
reelekshmi, VP 1/1165 , Vazhayila,Peroorkada, Thiruvananthapuram, 695 005

Academic Qualifications : MSc Botany (University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram) PhD (Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun)

Research Students : 
  1. Gayatri GP
  2. Parvathi S Nair
  3. Saranya KP
  4. Sreedevi S
  5. Sneha John
  6. Amritha VV

RESEARCH

Publications

International

  1. Ajith Kumar KG, Sunil Kesava Deth G, Pratheepkumar V, Suresh Kumar KA, Dinesh Babu KV, 2016. FTIR spectral analysis of the phytoconstituents in the mace of Myristica fragrans for the detection of possible adulteration with the mace of Myristica malabarica and Myristica beddomiiInternational journal of Current Research., 8-11; 40897-40903.
  2. Ajith Kumar, K. G., Sunil Kesava Deth, G., Dinesh Babu, K. V. and Anju, U., 2016. FTIR Spectroscopic analysis of biochemicals synthesized during embryogeny and embryo desiccation in Syzygium cuminii (L.) Skeels. International journal of Current Research., 8–04; 31380-31387.
  3. Ajith Kumar KG., Sunil Kesavadeth G., Pratheepkumar V., Suresh Kumar KA., Bindumole VR., Aswathy PJ., 2015. Pulping qualities of six year old clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis, Sm. International journal of Current Research., 7-12; 23928–23931.
  4. Ajith Kumar KG., Sunil Kesavadeth G., Pratheepkumar V., Bindumole VR., Aswathy PJ., Athira VR., Anju TU., 2015. ABA production in response to the desiccation of recalcitrant embryos of Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam and Artocarpus hirsutus Lam. International journal of Current Research., 7-08; 19386-19390.
  5. Ajith Kumar KG., Sunil Kesavadeth G., Pratheepkumar V., Bindumole VR., Aswathy PJ., 2015. Growth pattern, wood production and genotypic clustering of the clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis, Sm. International journal of Current Research., 7-07; 17652-17658.
  6. Ajith Kumar KG., 2015. Screening the juvenile clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis, Sm. for water use efficiency. International journal of Current Research., 7-04; 14251-14257.
  7. Ajith Kumar KG., Sunil Kesavadeth G., Pratheepkumar V., Bindumole VR., Aswathy PJ., 2015. Assessment of genetic divergence in Eucalyptus tereticornis, Sm. using physiological parameters. International journal of Current Research., 7-03; 13648-13651.
  8. Ajith Kumar KG., Sunil Kesavadeth G., Suresh Kumar KA., 2014.Effect of IBA pre-soaking in the regain of lost viability in the seeds of Myristica malabarica, Lam. International journal of Current Research., 6-05; 6974-6978.
  9. Warrier Kannan Chandasekhar., Ajith Kumar KG., Rekha Warrier., Gurumurthi K., 2000. Change in sex expression in clones of Casuarina equisetifolia Forst. IUFRO News., vol 29., Special issue –Scientific Congress Programme., ISSN 02256-5145.
  10. Jayaraj RSC., Kannan CS., Hegde R., Ajith Kumar KG., Gurumurthi K., 1997. A comprehensive method of assessing eucalypts clonal trials. Conference IUFRO Sobre Silvicultura Methoramento de Eucaliptos.
    1. NATIONAL
  11. M. Prajith, C. Anilkumar ., K. G. Ajith Kumar., 2017. Changes in abscisic acid levels in embryonic axis of Saraca asoca seeds during maturation and artificial dehydration. Ind J Plant Physiol 22; 354-357.
  12. KCS Warrier, Ajith Kumar KG., Rekha Warrier., Gurumurthi K., 2000. Studies on Casuarina equisetifolia Forst with reference to salt stress, experimental clonal seed orchard and sex expression. Casuarina 4th Annual Workshop held at IFGTB, Coimbatore 2000., Proceedings.
  13. KCS Warrier, Ajith Kumar KG., Rekha Warrier., Gurumurthi K., 2000. Changes in sex expression in clones of Casuarina equisetifolia Forst. Sylva Plus, News Letter., Vol. No. I. Research Article.
  14. KCS Warrier, Ajith Kumar KG., Stephen John David., Gurumurthi K., 1998. Mineral deficiency in plants with particular reference to Eucalypts. Industrial cum Demonstration Workshop on Clonal Forestry., Sponsored by World Bank., IFGTB Proceedings.
  15. KCS Warrier, Ajith Kumar KG., Venkataramanan KS., 1998. A low cost rooting medium for macropropagation of eucalypts. Sylva Plus, IFGTB, Coimbatore., vol. VI., No. 1. ISSN 0971-1414.
  16. Venkataramanan KS., KCS Warrier, Ajith Kumar KG., Gurumurthi K., 1998. Difference in rooting response between the juvenile and adult tissues of Casuarina equisetifolia Forst. Annals of Forestry., Vol 6., No.2.
  17. Jayaraj RSC., Gurumurthi K., Kannan CS., Hegde R., Ajith Kumar KG., Venkataramanan KS., 1997. Assessment of Clonal Trials of Eucalyptus. Clonal Multiplication of Eucalypts., Edt., K Vivekanandan, K Gurumurthi and RSC Jayaraj., IFGTB Field Document No. 1.

III PAPER PRESENTED

  1. 1. Ajith Kumar KG., 2017. Seed recalcitrance – A threat to plant conservation. Presented in the National Seminar held at Dept. of Botany, Govt. College, Chittur, Palakkad.
  2. Ajith Kumar KG., 1999. Pulping qualities of clones of Eucalyptus tereticornis. National Symposium on Forestry Towards 21st century, TNAU, TN.
  3. Stephen John David., Ajith Kumar KG., KCS Warrier., Gurumurthi K., 1998. Significance of ex-vitro rooting in micropropagation of Azadirachta indica. Tree Science Congress 98., organized by Indian Society of Tree Scientists.
  4. Kannan Chandrasekhara Warrier., Vijayakumar NK., Ajith Kumar KG., Stephen John David., 1998. Difference in culture response between juvenile and adult explants of Indian rose wood. Tree Science Congress 98 organized by Indian Society of Tree Scientists.

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Name                                  : Dr. K.G. AJITH KUMAR

Age & Date of Birth          : 48   30-05-1968

Designation                       : Associate Professor in Botany

Official Address                : Department of Botany, Govt. College For Women, Vazhuthacaud, Thiruvananthapuram. 695 014

Residence                          : Sreelekshmi, VP 1/1165, Vazhayila PO, Peoorkada, Thiruvananthapuram.

Date of Entry in Service :  15-01-2003

Date from which continuous service begins: 15-01-2003

Total Teaching Experience: 14.5 Yrs (Both UG and PG)

Total Research Experience: 21 Years

Members in Committees: UG Member of Board of Studies, Kerala University,

Question paper setter for MG, Kannur and Calicut Universities.

Award Received               : Bharat Ratna Mather Teresa Gold Medal Award for 2017-2018 instituted by Global Economic Progress and Research Association, New Delhi

Academic Qualifications

Sl. No Courses University Subject/Specialization Year Grade/Class
1 B.Sc Kerala University Botany 1985-55 First Class
2 M.Sc Kerala University Botany 1988-90 First Class
3 B.Ed Kerala University Natural Science 1992-93 Second Class
4 Ph D Forest Research Institute,  Dehra Dun Forest Genetics 1995-1999

Completed Projects:

1. One Major project funded by KSCSTE, TVPM

2. Two Minor Project funded by UGC, New Delhi.

Guide ship: Recognized guide of Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram and Bharathiyar University , Coinbatore

Ph D Scholars: Presently six students registered for Ph.D

Publications: 10 International and 7 National Papers