NRCB Research Publications

2014 - 2015

  • Backiyarani S., S. Uma ., S. Nithya & A. Chandrasekar ., M. S. Saraswathi., R.Thangavelu ., M. Mayilvaganan ., P. Sundararaju and N. K. Singh. 2015. Genome-wide analysis and differential expression of chitinases in banana against root lesion nematode (Pratylenchus coffeae) and euMusae leaf spot (Mycosphaerella euMusae) pathogens. App. Biochem. and Biotech. DOI 10.10007 / s/ 2010-015-1528-Z.App. Biochem. and Biotech. DOI 10.10007 / s/ 2010-015-1528-Z.
  • Backiyarani S., S. Uma ., M.S. Saraswathi., Saravanakumar, A.S. and Chandrasekar, A. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of banana (Musa balbisiana) based on next-generation sequencing technology. Turkesh Jr. Agrl. and Forestry. 39: DOI: 10. 3906/ tar-1406-171.
  • Elayabalan,S.,Subramaniam,S. and Selvarajan,R. 2015. Banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) symptom expression in banana and strategies for transgenic resistance. Emirates J.Food and Agrl. 27(1): 55-74. 4 Gopi M, and R Thangavelu. 2014. Suppression of Fusarium wilt disease of banana by Zimmu (Allium cepa x Allium sativum) leaf extract. African J. Microbiol. Res. 8(31):2904 -2915.
  • Ravichamy P., Nandakumar,S. and Sivabalan, K.C. 2014. Mass media interventions and technology transfer among banana growers: Experiences from Tamil nadu, India. Inter.J.Emerging Tech. Comp. App.Sci.9(3): 204-209. 6 Selvarajan R, V Balasubramanian, and T Sasireka. 2015. A simple, rapid and solvent free nucleic acid extraction protocol for detection of banana bunchy top virus by polymerase chain reaction and loop-mediated isothermal amplification. European J. Plant Path. 142:389-396.
  • Balasubramanian V, R.S Sukanya, C Anuradha, and R Selvarajan. 2014. Population structure of Banana bract mosaic virus reveals recombination and negative selection in the helper component protease (HC-Pro) gene. Virus Disease. 25(4): 460-466.
  • Ganga Devi P, and R. Thangavelu. 2014. Genetic diversity analysis of Mycosphaerella euMusae causing Septoria leaf spot disease of banana in India. Indian Phytopath. 67(4):388-395.
  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., Mustaffa,M.M. and Murugan, V. 2013. Development and evaluation of soil test based fertilizer tailoring equations for Ney Poovan and Nendran Bananas. Inter.J.Innovative Hort.2(2): 142-148.
  • Lava Kumar P, R Selvarajan, M.L Iskra-Caruana, M Chabannes, and R Hanna. 2015. Biology, etiology, and control of virus diseases of banana and plantain. Adv. Virus Res. 91:229-269.
  • Mayil vaganan M., Sarumathi, S., Nandakumar, A., Ravi, I. and Mustaffa, M.M. 2015. Evaluation of different protein extraction methods for banana (Musa spp.) root proteome analysis by two-dimensional electrophoresis. Ind. J. Biochem. Biophy. 52:101-106.
  • Ravi, I. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2014. Leaf gas exchange characters of Musa AB ‘Ney Poovan’ and Musa ABB (Pisang awak) ‘Karpuravalli’. The andhra Agricultural J. 61(4): 890-896.
  • Ravi,I., Mayil Vaganan, M. and Mustaffa, M.M. 2014. Bananas grown in salt affected soil impairs fruit development in susceptible cultivars. The andhra Agricultural J. 61(3): 638-642.
  • Sajith, K.P., Uma, S., Saraswathi, M.S., Backiyarani, S. and Durai, P. 2014. Macropropagation of banana - Effect of bio-fertilizers and plant hormones. Indian J. Hort. 71(3): 299-305.
  • Saraswathi M.S., S. Praveena, S. Uma, R. Thangavelu, G. Kannan, S. Backiyarani and T. Arivazhagan. 2014. Development of an efficient micropropagation technique for Musa cv. Udhayam (ABB). Indian J. Hort. 71(4): 452-457.
  • Shiva K.N., M. Mayil Vaganan and M.M. Mustaffa. 2014. Evaluation of KMS and Sugar Syrup on dehydrated banana. Indian J. Hort. 71(4): 536-540.
  • Uma,S., Akbar,A.,Saraswathi,M.S and Udhayanjali,K. 2014. Modified and simple regeneration pathway from male flower bud of banana (cv. Nedu Nendran AAB) via somatic embryogenesis. International J. Innovative Hort. 2(1):52-58.

2013 - 2014

  • Backiyarani S, S. Uma, P. Sundararaju, M. Mayilvaganan, M.S. Saraswathi and G. Arunkumar. 2013. Time course expression studies during Musa–Pratylenchus coffeae interaction. Ind.J. Hort.70(2):217-222.
  • MarySheeba M.,Selvarajan,R. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2013. Prediction and identification of microRNA from Banana infected with Banana Streak Mysore Virus (BSMYV). Madras Ag. J. 100(4-6): 513-518.
  • Mayil Vaganan, M., Ravi,I., Sarumathi, S., Nandakumar, A., Sundararaju, P. and Mustaffa, M.M. 2014 . Phenylpropanoid enzymes, phenolic polymers and metabolites as chemical defenses to infection of Pratylenchus coffeae in roots of resistant and susceptible bananas (Musa spp.). Ind. J. Expt. Biol. 52(3): 252-260.
  • Arun K, S. Uma, M.S. Saraswathi, S. Backiyarani and P. Durai. 2013. Seed priming studies on in-vitro germination and regeneration of hybrid banana embryos (Musa spp.). Seed Sci. Tech.41: 439-451.
  • Backiyarani S, S. Uma, G. Arunkumar, M. S. Saraswathi and P. Sundararaju. 2013. Cloning and characterization of NBS-LRR resistance gene analogues of Musa spp. and their expression profiling studies against Pratylenchus coffeae. African J. of Biotech. 12(27): 4256-4268.
  • Backiyarani S, S. Uma, G Arunkumar, M.S. Saraswathi, and P Sundararaju 2014 . Differentially expressed genes in incompatible interactions of Pratylenchus coffeae with Musa using suppression subtractive hybridization Physiol. and Mol. Pl. Pathol. 86: 11-18.
  • Balasubramanian V, and R Selvarajan. 2013 . Genetic diversity and recombination analysis in the coat protein gene of banana bract mosaic virus. Virus genes. 48(3):509-17.

2012 - 2013

  • Backiyarani S, S.,Singh,J.,Elanchezian,R. and Abbott,A.G. 2012. The first genetic map and positions of major fruit trait loci of bitter melon (Momordica charantia). J. Pl. Sci. Mol. Breeding 1:1-6.
  • Backiyarani S., S. Uma., P. Varatharj and M. S. Saraswathi. 2012 . Mining of EST-SSR markers of Musa and their transferability studies among the members of order the Zingiberales. App. Biochem. and Biotech. DOI 10.1007 / s12010-012-9975-2.
  • Elayabalan S, K. Kalaiponmani, Michael Pillay, A. Chandrasekar, R. Selvarajan, K. K. Kumar and P. Balasubramanian. 2013 . Efficient regeneration of the endangered banana cultivar ‘Virupakshi’ (AAB) via embryogenic cell suspension from immature male flowers. African J.Biotech.12:563-569.
  • Elayabalan, S., Kalaiponmani, K., Subramanian, S., Selvarajan,R., Panchanathan, R.,Muthuvelayutham,R.,Kumar,K.K. and Balasubramanian,P. 2013 . Development of agrobacterium-mediated transformation of highly valued hill banana cultivar Virupakshi (AAB) for resistance to BBTV disease. World J. Microbiol. Biotech. 29:589-96.
  • Krishna Surendar K, D. Durga Devi , I. Ravi , P. Jeyakumar and K. Velayudham. 2013 . Effect of water deficit on relationship between yield and physiological attributes of banana cultivars and hybrids. Inter. J. Hort. 3:61-69.
  • Krishna Surendar K, D. Durga Devi , I. Ravi , P. Jeyakumar., RameshKumar,S. and K. Velayudham. 2013 . Studies on the impact of water deficit on plant height, relative water content, total chlorophyll, osmotic potential and yield of banana (Musa spp.,) cultivars and hybrids. Inter.J.Hort. 3:52-60.
  • Ravi,I., Uma,S., MayilVaganan,M. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2012 . Phenotyping bananas for drought resistance. Front. Physiol. 4:1-15. DOI:10.3389 / fphys. 2013.00009.
  • Sangeetha G, R Thangavelu, S.U Rani. and A Muthukumar. 2013 . Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants and induction of defense related compounds in banana fruits cv. Robusta against crown rot pathogens. Biol. Control 64:16-25.
  • Thangavelu R, PG Devi, M Gopi, and M.M. Mustaffa. 2013 . Management of EuMusae leaf spot disease of banana caused by Mycosphaerella euMusae with Zimmu (Allium sativum× Allium cepa) leaf extract, Crop Protect. 46:100-105.
  • Anuradha C., Gupta,G.P., Sasikumar,K. and AnandaKumar,P. 2012 . Antagonistic effect of Bacillus thuringiensisS toxins Cry1Ac and Cry1Jb on the cotton boll worm, Helicoverpa armigera.Ind.J.Ag.Sci.82:900-2.
  • Ravi I. and Mustaffa, M.M. 2013 . Starch and amylase variability in banana cultivars. Ind.J. Pl. Physiol. DOI 10.1007 / s40502-013-0014-2.
  • Selvarajan R., Balasubramanian,V., Jeyabaskaran,K.J.,Pandey,S.D. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2012 . Mitigating the effect of banana bract mosaic disease through application of increased doses of fertilizer in banana cultivar Robusta (AAA). J. Pl. Dis.Sci. 7:158-161.
  • Selvarajan R, and V Balasubramanian. 2013 .Natural Occurrence of Banana bunchy top virus in Ensete superbum in India; Ind.J. Virol. DOI1007/s13337-012-0123-y.
  • Uma S, S. Lakshmi, M. S. Saraswathi, A. Akbar and M. M. Mustaffa. 2012 . Plant regeneration through somatic embryogenesis from immature and mature zygotic embryos of Musa acuminata ssp. Burmannica. In Vitro Cell. Dev. Biol. 48:539-545, DOI 10.1007 / s11627-012-9462-z.

2011 - 2012

  • Backiyarani S, S. Uma, P. Sundararaju, M. Mayilvaganan, M.S. Saraswathi and S. Jeeva 2011. Studies on time-course expression of defence genes in banana against Pratylenchus coffeae for the creation of a subtractive cDNA library. Acta Hort. 897:281-283.
  • Balasubramanian V and R. Selvarajan. 2012. Complete genome sequence of a banana bract mosaic virus isolate infecting the French plantain cv. Nendran in India. Archives of Virology, 157: 397-400.
  • Durai P., Uma,S.,Saraswathi,M.S.,Jeyabalan,N. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2011 . Intersectional relationship between EuMusa and Rhodochlamys of the genus Musa using morphotaxonamy and microsatellite markers. Acta Hort.897:267-270.
  • Mustaffa, M.M and Thangavelu, R. 2011 . Status of Fusarium wilt in India. Acta Hort. 897:323-329.
  • Nwauzoma, Akagbuo Barth, Uma, S., Saraswathi, M. S. and Mustaffa, M.M . 2011 . Developing markers for Sigatoka leaf spot disease(MycosphaerellamusicolaLeach) resistance in banana(Musa spp.). African Journal of Biotechnology. 10(33):6213-6219.
  • Saraswathi M.S.,Uma,S., Vadivel,E.,Durai,P., Siva,S.,A.Rajagopal,G. and Sathiamoorthy,S 2011 . Diversity analysis in Indian cooking bananas (Musa, ABB) through morphotaxonomic and molecular characterisation. Acta Hort.897:123-131.
  • Selvarajan,R.,Balasubramanian,V., Sheeba,M.M., RajMohan,R. and Mustaffa.M.M. 2011 . Virus-Indexing Technology for Production of Quality Banana Planting Material: a Boon to the Tissue-Culture Industry and Banana Growers in India. Acta Hort.897: 463-469.
  • Srinivasan R, S. Kulothungan, P. Sundararaju and C. Govindasamy. 2011 . Biodiversity of plant parasitic nematodes associated with banana in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Plant, Animal and Environmental Sciences I:63-69.
  • Thangavelu,R.,SuganyaDevi,P.,Chrismala,P.M. and Mustaffa,M.M. 2011 . Cross infection and genetic diversity of Fusariumoxysporum f. sp. cubense, the casual agent of Fusarium wilt in banana. Acta Hort. 897:353-362.
  • Thangavelu R, K. Muthu Kumar, P. Ganga Devi and M. M. Mustaffa. 2011 . Genetic Diversity of Fusariumoxysporum f.sp. cubense Isolates(Foc) of India by Inter Simple Sequence Repeats (ISSR) Analysis. Molecular Biotechnology.5:203-211.
  • 11 Uma S., Mustaffa,M.M., Saraswathi,M.S. and Durai,P. 2011 . Exploitation of diploids in Indian banana breeding programmes. Acta Hort. 897:215-223.
  • Uma S., Saraswathi,M.S and Anto,D. 2011 . Seed as an alternative source of DNA for molecular research of inaccessible wild Musa species. Acta Hort. 897:285-287.
  • Anuradha C.,Gorakh,P.G.,Sasikumar,K and Polumetla,A.K. 2011 .Chimeric a-Endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis with increased activity against Helicoverpaarmigera . International Journal for Tropical Insect Science. 31(1-2):59-68.
  • Jebasingh T, S Backiyarani, C Manohari and R Usha 2011 . Detection of cardamom mosaic virus-related sequences in plant genomes. Indian Journal of Biotechnology. 10:369-371.
  • Jebasingh T, T.m Jose, M., KasinYadunandam, Backiyarani, S. and Usha, R. 2011 . Molecular moddling and conformational analysis of native and refolded / viral genome-linked protein of cardamom mosaic virus. Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 48:336-340.
  • Palanichamy S, B. Padmanaban, M. I. Fazal Mohamed and M. M Mustaffa. 2011 . A simple and low cost semiochemical based trapping method for themanagement of banana pseudostem weevil, Odoiporuslongicollis Olivier (Coleoptera:Curculionidae). Advances in Applied Science Research. 2:69-73.
  • Palanichamy S, B. Padmanaban, M. I. Fazal Mohamed and M. M Mustaffa. 2011 . Microwave Oven Assisted Extraction of Banana pseudostemkairomones asattractant of Odoiporuslongicollis Electroantennogram investigations. Archives of Applied Science Research. 3:213-16.
  • Sundararaju,P., Padmanaban,B.,Jaffar,S., and Hemalatha,S. 2011 . Effect of Tithoniadiversifolia, leaf extracts on the morality of root-lesion nematode infesting banana. Indian Journal of Nematology. 41:63-67.
  • Uma S, M.S. Saraswathi and P. Durai. 2011 . Evidence of a new Musa species - M. swarnaphalyain India and its confirmation through morpho-molecular characterization. Indian Journal of Horticulture. 68(6):145-151.

2010 - 2011

  • Jeyabaskaran, K.J and Mustaffa, M.M. 2010. Integrated nutrient management in banana. Indian Journal of Fertiliser. 6(11):24-31.
  • Sangeetha G, R Thangavelu and UshaRani,S. 2010. Evaluation of plant oils for suppression of crown rot disease and improvement of shelf life of banana (Musa spp. AAA subgroup, cv. Robusta). International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 45: 1024-1032.
  • Sangeetha G, R Thangavelu.,UshaRani S , Muthukumar,A and Udayakumar, R. 2010. Induction of systemic resistance by mixtures of antagonistbacteria for the management of crown rot complex on banana. Acta Physiology Plantarum. 32: 1177-1187.
  • Saraswathi M.S., S. Uma, K. Prasanyaselvam, S. Ramaraj, P. Durai and M. M. Mustaffa. 2011. Assessing the robustness of IRAP and RAPD marker systems tostudy intra-group diversity among Cavendish (AAA) clones of banana . Journal of Horticulture Science and Biotechnology. 86(1): 7-12.
  • Selvarajan, R.,Balasubramanian,V., Dayakar, S., Sathiamoorthy,S and Ahlawat, Y.S. 2010. Evaluation of immunological and molecular techniques for the detection of different isolates of banana bunchy top virus in India. Indian Phytopath.63(3):333-336.
  • Selvarajan R, M Mary Sheeba and V. Balasubramanian. 2011. Simultaneous detection of episomalbanana streak mysorevirus and banana bunchy top virus using multiplex RT–PCR. Current Science. 100(1): 1031-34.
  • Selvarajan R, M Mary Sheeba, V Balasubramanian, R Rajmohan, N Lakshmi Dhevi and T Sasireka. 2011. Molecular Characterization of Geographically Different Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV)Isolates in India. Indian J.Virol. 21(2):110-116.
  • Sundararaju,P. 2010. Identification of nematode resistant gene sources against root-lesion nematode (Pratylenchuscoffeae) in banana. Indian Journal of Nematology. 40:48-54.
  • Sundararaju,P and Kiruthika, P. 2009. Effect of bio-control agent, Paecilomyceslilacinus along with neemcake and botanicals for the management of Meloidogyne incognitaon banana. Indian Journal of Nematology. 39:201-206.
  • Thangavelu, R and Mustaffa, M.M. 2010. A potential isolate of Trichodermaviride NRCB-1 and its mass production for the effective management of Fusarium wilt disease in banana. Tree and Forestry science and biotechnology. 4:76-84.
  • Thangavelu, R and Mustaffa,M.M. 2010. First Report on the Occurrence of a Virulent Strain of Fusarium Wilt Pathogen (Race-1) Infecting Cavendish (AAA) Group of Bananas in India. Plant Disease. 94:1379.
  • Uma S, S. Lakshmi , M.S. Saraswathi, A. Akbar and M.M. Mustaffa. 2010. Embryo rescue and plant regeneration in banana (Musa spp.). Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture. 105(1):105-110.

2009 - 2010

  • Manimekalai R, VP Soumya, R Sathish Kumar, R Selvarajan, K Reddy, GV Thomas, M Sasikala, G Rajeev, VK Baranwal. 2010. Molecular detection of 16SrXI group phytoplasma associated with root (wilt) disease of coconut (Cocosnucifera) in India – Disease notes. Pl.Dis.94(5):636.
  • Nithya Devi A., Ponnuswami, V., Sundararaju,P., Van den Bergh,I and Kavino, M. 2009 .Histopathological changes in banana roots caused by Pratylenchuscoffeae, Meloidogyneincognita and Radopholussimilis and identification of RAPD markers associated with P.coffeae resistance. ActaHort .828:283-290.
  • Padmanaban B., Thangavelu,R., Gopi,M and Mustaffa,M.M . 2009 . Effect of mass multiplication media on sporulation, field efficacy and shelf life of Beauveriabassiana against rhizome and pseudostem weevils of banana. J. Biol Control. 23(3): 277-283.
  • Selvarajan,R., SuganyaDevi,P., Thangavelu, R., Kumudha,R and Mustaffa, M.M. 2009 .Genetic diversity among Fusariumoxysporumf.sp. cubense race-1 isolates. In: Banana New Innovations (Eds. Singh, H.P and Mustaffa, M.M). Westville Publishing House, New Delhi.pp:308-313.
  • Selvarajan R, V Balasubramanian, K.J Jeyabaskaran, S.D Pandey and M.M Mustaffa. 2009 . Management of bract mosaic disease through higher dose of fertilizers in banana cv. Ney Poovan (AB). Ind. J. Hort. 66(3): 301-305.
  • Sundararaju P. 2009 . Vertical and horizontal distribution of plant parasitic nematodes associated with banana. Ind.J.Nematol.39:80-84.
  • Sundararaju,P and Thangavelu, R. 2009 . Influence of Pratylenchus coffeae and Meloidogyne incognita on the Fusarium wilt complex of Banana. Ind.J. Nematol.39:71-74.
  • Thangavelu R and Mustaffa, M.M. 2009 .First report of corm rot disease caused by Sclerotiumrolfsii in banana. Aust.Pl.Dis.Notes.5:30-33.

2008 - 2009

  • Sainamole Kurian P, G Sivakumar, A Josephrajkumar, S Backiyarani, M Murugan and K N Shiva. 2009 . Management of anthracnose disease (Colletotrichumgloeosporioides (Penz) Penz & Sac.) of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) in the high ranges of Idukki District, Kerala. J.Spices and Aromatic Crops, 17(1):21-23.
  • Manohari C.,Backiyarani S., Jebasingh, T., Archana, S and Usha, R. 2008 . Efficient plant regeneration in small cardamom (ElettariacardamomumMaton) through somatic embryogenesis. Ind.JBiotech.,7:407-409.
  • Nwauzoma A.B, S Uma, M.M Mustaffa and Durai,P. 2009 . Response of banana hybrids to Sigatoka leaf spot disease under tropical conditions in Southern India. ActaAgronomicaNigeriana, 8(1): 33-42.
  • Prasuna A.L, K.N Jyothi, A.R Prasad, J.S Yadav and B Padmanaban. 2008 . Olfactory responses of banana pseudostem weevil, Odoiporuslongicollis Olivier (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) to semiochemicals from conspecifics and host plant. Curr. Sci., 94(7):896-900.
  • Selvarajan R, V Balasubramanian, K Kavitha, K.S Kavitha, S Sathiamoorthy and Y.S Ahlawat. 2008 . Detection of Banana bunchy top virus and Banana streak Mysore virus by PCR: impact of storing virus infected banana samples. Ind. J.Virol.,19(2): 28-33.
  • Sundararaju P, N. Swarnakumari and S.Uma. 2008 . Evaluation of Banana (Musa spp) germplasm against root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita). Ind.J.ag.Sci., 78(6):563-566.
  • Sundararaju P and S. Kurinji malar. 2008 . Effect of Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid & White) on Growth, physiological and biochemical changes in banana. Pest Manangementin Hort. Ecosystem, 14(2):161-167.
  • Sundararaju P and Thenmozhi, R. 2008 . Efficacy of neem based pesticides used for sucker treatment against root-knot nematode infesting banana cv. robusta. Pest Manangement in Hort. Ecosystem, 14(2):155-160.
  • Sundararaju P and Sudha. R. 2008 . Organic amendments for the management of root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus coffeae Goodey in banana. Pest Manangement in Hort. Ecosystem, 14(2):148-154.
  • Thangavelu R and A. Jayanthi. 2008 . RFLP analysis of rDNA-ITS regions of native non-pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum isolates and their field evaluation for the suppression of Fusarium wilt disease of banana. Aust. Pl. Pathol., 38(1):13-21.

2007 - 2008

  • Jeyabaskaran K.J and Pandey,S.D. 2008 . Effect of foliar spray of micronutrients in banana under high soil pH condition. Ind.J.Hort.,65(1):102-105.
  • Narayana C.K., Mustaffa,M.M and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2007 . Standardization of process for preparation of banana fruit bar. Ind.J.Hort.,65(1):102-105.
  • Narayana C.K., Sreeprabha, S and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2007 . Production of ethanol from waste banana peel. Mysore J. Agric.Sci., 41(2): 282-285.
  • Narayana C.K., Ramajayam, D and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2006 .Effect of different fungicides on shelf life, spoilage and quality of cold stored Ney Poovan (AB group) banana. Mysore J.Agric. Sci., 40(4):136-138.
  • Nithyadevi A., Ponnuswami V., Sundararaju P, Soorianathasundaram K, Sathiamoorthy S, Uma.S and Van den Bergh. I. 2007 . Mechanism of resistance in banana cultivars against root- lesion nematode, Pratylenchus coffeae. Ind .J.Nematol. 37: 138-144.
  • Nithyadevi A., Ponnuswami V., Sundararaju P, Soorianathasundaram K, Sathiamoorthy S, Uma.S and Van den Bergh. I. 2007 . Phenylalanine ammonia lyaseand total phenol content in resistant banana to Pratylenchus coffeae. Ind.J. Nematol.37:149-155.
  • Saraswathi M.S., Siva S.A., Uma S., Sathiamoorthy S and Vadivelu E. 2007 . RAPD markers in flesh colour determination of papayas (Carica papaya L). Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Papaya. ActaHorticulturae pp. 740-745.
  • Sundararaju P. 2006 . Community structure of plant parasitic nematodes in banana plantations of andhraPradesh, India. Ind.J.Nematol.36:226-229.
  • Sundararaju P and Pandisuba K. 2006 . Biochemical changes in banana plants induced by Pratylenchus coffeae and Meloidogyne incognita. Ind.J. Nematol.36:256-259.
  • Uma S., Kalpana S.,Saraswathi M.S., Durai P and Kumar V. 2007 . Evaluation of culinary Musa germplasm for fibre yield and quality. Ind.J. Agril.Sci.,77(9):553-557.
  • Uma S., Saraswathi M.S., Siva S.A., Dhivya V.S., Manickavasagam M and Durai P. 2008 . Diversity and phylogenic relationships between wild and cultivated bananas (Silk-AAB) as revealed by microsatellite markers. J. Hort.Sci.Biotech.83(2):239-245.

2006 - 2007

  • Narayana C.K., and M.M.Mustaffa. 2006 . Influence of maturity on shelf life and quality changes in banana during storage under ambient condition. Indian Journal of Horticulture Vol.64(1).
  • Selvarajan R and Jeyabaskaran.K.J. 2006 . Effect of Banana bract mosaic virus (BBrMV) on growth and yield of cultivar Nendran (Plantain, AAB). Indian Phytopathology,59(4): 496-500.
  • Sundararaju P. 2005 . Effect of marigold (Tagetuserecta) intercropped with banana cv. Nendran against root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus coffeae. Indian J.Nematol 35:123-126.
  • Sundararaju P and V.Saritha. 2006 . Effect of leaf extracts of Acalyphaindica,Cassia fistula and Solanumtorvum on Pratylenchus coffeae. Indian Journal of Nematology 36(1): 144-145.
  • Sundararaju P. 2005 . Biodiversity of plant parasitic nematodes associated with banana in Northern parts of Tamilnadu, India. . Current Nematol.16(1,2):27-33.
  • Uma S., Saraswathi M.S., Durai P., Sathiamoorthy S and Natarajan R. 2006 . Evaluation of Indigenous and exotic banana (Musaspp) hybrids for subsistence cultivation in India. Indian. J. Agril. Sciences,76(12):747-749.
  • Uma S., Saraswathi M.S., Durai P and Sathiamoorthy S. 2006. Diversity and distribution of section Rhodochlamys (Genus Musa, Musaceae) in India and breeding potential for banana improvement programmes. Plant Genetic Technology Newsletter 146:17-23.

2005 - 2006

  • Uma,S., S.A.Siva, M.S. Saraswathi., M.Manickavasagam, P.Durai, R.Selvarajan and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2006 . Variation and intraspecific relationships in Indian wild Musa balbisiana (BB)population as evidenced by random amplified polymorphic DNA. Genetic Resources and Crop Evoluation.53(2):349-355.
  • Uma S., S.A Siva, M.S. Saraswathi., P.Durai, T.V.R.S Sharma, D.B Singh., R Selvarajan and S Sathiamoorthy. 2005 . Studies on the origin and diversification of Indian wild banana (Musa balbisiana) using arbitrarily amplified DNA markers. The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 80(5):575-580.
  • Uma S., S.Kalpana, S.Sathiamoorthy and V Kumar. 2005 . Evaluation of commercial cultivars of banana for their suitability to fibre industry. Plant Genetic Technology Newsletter, 142:1-8.
  • Uma S., S.Sathiamoorthy, R.Selvarajan, M.S.Saraswathi and P.Durai. 2005 . Genetic Improvement of Musa sp. through clonal selection: NRCB Sel.001 a better substitute for Indian PisangAwaks(AAB). IndianJ.Hort. 62(4):319-323.
  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., S.D.Pandey, M.M.Mustaffa and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2005 . Diagnosis and recommendation integrated system for monitoring status of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium of ‘Nendran’ banana (Musa paradisiaca). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 75(7):432-434.
  • Narayana C.K., D.Ramajayam and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2005 . Studies on Banana Pickle and its quality changes during storage. Beverage and Food World., May 2005., pp.44-45.
  • Narayana C.K., M.M Mustaffa and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2005 . Chilling injury and quality changes in Pachanadan banana during storage at low temperature. IndianJ.Hort.62(3):241-243.
  • Sundararaju P., Sasikala,T and Cannayane,I. 2004 . Biocontrol potential of Verticilliumchalamydosporium against Meloidogyne incognita infesting banana. Current Nematology 15(2)72-75.

2004 - 2005

  • Uma S, S.Sudha, M.S.Saraswathi, M.Manikavasagam, R. Selvarajan, P.Durai, S.Sathiamoorthy and S.A.Siva. 2004 . Analysis of Genetic diversity and phylogenetic relationship among indigenous and exotic Silk (AAB) group of bananas using RAPD markers. J. Hort. Sci. & Biotech. 79(4): 523-527.
  • Uma S, S.Sathiamoorthy, M.S.Saraswathi, P.Durai, Hari Om Sharma and Anuradha Agarwal. 2004 . Evaluation and Utilisation of Introduced Musa Germplasm in India. Indian J.of Plant Genetic Technology. 18(1):79-81.
  • Jeyabaskaran,K.J., S.D.Pandey and G.Gomadhi. 2004 . Integration of Potassium-rich cement kiln flue dust and distillery effluent in potassium fertilization for increasing banana production. andhra Agric.J. 50:418-420.
  • Jeyabaskaran.K.J., S.D.Pandey and G. Gomadhi. 2004 . Substitution of potassium-rich cement kiln flue dust and distillery effluent for potassium fertilizers in banana cv. Ney Poovan. J.Potassium Research 21:
  • Thangavelu R., Palaniswami A and Velazhahan R. 2004 . Mass multiplication of Trichodermaharzianum using biodegradable banana waste for the control of Fusarium wilt of banana. Agriculture, Ecosystems &Environment.103(1):259-263.
  • Mustaffa M.M., B TanujaPriya and V.Krishnamoorthy. 2005 . Standardisation of carrier material as ethylene absorbent on shelf life of Rasthali banana. J. Food Sci. & Tech. 42(1): 46-48.

2003 - 2004

  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., S.D.Pandey and G.Gomadhi. 2003. Effect of potassium-rich cement kiln flue dust and distillery effluent as substitute for potassium fertilizers on growth, yield and quality of “Ney Poovan” banana (Musa paradisiaca). Indian J. Agric. Sci., 73(12): 641-644.
  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., S.D.Pandey and G.Gomadhi. 2004 . Integration of Potassium-rich cement kiln flue dust and distillery effluent in potassium fertilization for increasing banana production. andhra Agric.J.,50:418-420.
  • Nahif A.A., Padmanaban,B., P.Sundararaju and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2003 . Ultra structure of mouthparts, elytra and tarsus of the Banana Stem Weevil, Odoiporuslongicollis, Entomon 28(1):45-49.
  • Narayana C.K., M.M.Mustaffa and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2002 . Effect of postharvest application of calcium chloride on ripening, shelf life and quality of banana cv. Poovan. South Indian Hort.50(4-6):308-316.
  • Narayana C.K., P.Krishnan and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2004 . Effect of various postharvest treatments on ripening, storage life and quality of Rasthali banana during low temperature storage. Andhra Agric. J. 50(Spl):385-389.
  • Narayana C.K., S.Sathiamoorthy and A.Evelin Mary. 2002 Studies on ready-to-serve beverage from enzyme clarified banana juice. Hort.34(1):65-71.
  • Narayana C.K., S.Sathiamoorthy and D.Ramajeyam. 2002 . Effect of ethylene absorbent and hot water treatment on storage life and quality of Rasthali banana. Current Research 31(7-8):131-134.
  • Narayana C.K., S.Sathiamoorthy , A.EvelinMary. 2002 . Osmotic dehydration of banana and changes in its quality during storage. Beverage and Food world.,30(6):30-31.
  • Padmanaban B and M.Daniel. 2003 . Biology and bionomics of palm white grub, Leucopholisburmeisteri Bren. Coleoptera: Scarabalidae: Melonothinae). Indian.J.Ent.,65(4):444-452.
  • Padmanaban B and M.Daniel. 2003 . Natural enemies of the oriental yellow scale, A.orientalis (Newstead) (Homophero: Diaspidae). Indian.J.Ent., 65(3):422-424.
  • Padmanaban B., M.Kandasamy and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2003 . Survival of banana weevil borers in banana plant residues. Indian.J.Ent.65(3):424-425.
  • Padmanaban B., P.Rajan and M.Daniel. 2003 . Biocontrol agents recorded from palm white grubs. Indian.J.Ent.,65(4):434-438.
  • Sundararaju P and Jeyabaskaran K.J. 2003 . Evaluation of different soil types on multiplication of Pratylenchus coffeae and growth of banana seedlings var. NendranNematol.Medit. 31:151-153.
  • Sundararaju P. Cannayane, I and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2003 . Occurrence of Meloidogyne incognita on Ensetesuperlenchus. InfoMusa.12:43-44.
  • Sundararaju P., B. Padmanaban and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2003 . Efficacy of certain botanicals against root-lesion nematode, Pratylenchus coffeae in banana. Nematol.Medit.31:201-205.
  • Sundararaju P., Cannayane,I., Pandey.S.D and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2002 . Effect of population levels of plant parasitic nematodes on high density planting with fertigation levels in banana cv. Robusta. Pratylenchuscoffeae infecting banana. In: Emerging trends and diseases and their management of SabithaDoraisamy et al., 2002). Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. 337-341.
  • Thangavelu R., Palaniswami A and Velazhahan R. 2004 . Mass production of Trichodermaharzianum for managing fusarium wilt of banana. Agriculture ecosystem and environment. 103(1):259-263.
  • Thangavelu R., Sundararaju, P and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2004 . Management of anthracnose disease of banana caused by ColletotrichumMusae using plant extracts. J.Hort.Sci.and Biotech.79(4)664-668.
  • Uma S., R.Selvarajan, S.Sathiamoorthy, A.RameshKumar and P.Durai. 2003 . Evaluation of Banana Germplasm for leaf Industry and their suitability to different production profiles in India. International Plant Genetic Resource Newsletter 134:41-44.

2002 - 2003

  • Narayana C.K., S.Shivashankar, M.M.Mustaffa and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2002 . Studies on Suitability of varieties of banana and frying medium for production of chips. Beverage and Food World. Vol.29(6):29-30.
  • Narayana C.K.,M.M.Mustaffa and S.Sathiamoorthy. 2002 . Effect of Packaging and storage on shelf life and quality of banana cv. Karpuravalli. Indian.J.Hort., 59(2):113-117.
  • Padmanaban B.,P.Sundararaju., I.Cannaane and S.S Hussaini. 2002 . Effect of Entomopathogenic nematode, Heterorhabditisindica (PDBC EN 13.3) on banana stem weevil, O.longicollis(Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in vitro. Indian Journal of Nematology 32(2): 203-204.
  • Padmanaban B., R Selvarajan, M Kandasamy and V Balasubramanian. 2002 . Occurrence of fungi Scopulariopsisbrevicaulis (Saccardo) Bainer and Aspergillusflavus as entomopathogenes of banana stem weevil, Odoiporuslongicollis Oliver (Curculionade: Coleoptera). Entomon 27(4):411-413.
  • Pandey S.D., K.J.Jeyabaskaran,R.H.Laxman and M.M.Mustaffa. 2001 . Effect of Different moisture regimes and N fertigation on growth, yield and quality of Poovan banana. Progressive Horticulture, 33(2).130-133.
  • Sundararaju P. 2002 . Seasonal fluctuations of Radopholussimilis and Pratylenchus coffeae in certain cultivars of banana. Info Musa. 11:16-18.
  • Sundararaju P ., R.Leela Devi and M. Manimekalai. 2002 . Analysis of best treatment and variety based on nematode population of banana using artificial neural networks. Indian J.Nematol.32:84-85.
  • Sundararaju P and I. Cannayane. 2002 . Antinemic activity of plant extracts against Pratylenchus coffeae Infecting Banana. Indian J.Nematol.32:121-124.
  • Sundararaju P and I. Cannayane. 2002 . Production of Nematode egg parasitic fungus, Paecilomyceslilacinus, on Banana wastes and certain plant leaves. IndianJ.Nematol. 32:188-189.
  • Sundararaju P.,M.M. Mustaffa, V.Kumar, I.Cannayane and B.Tanuja Priya. 2002 . Effect of organic farming on plant parasitic nematodes infesting banana cv. Karpuravalli. Current Nematology. 13(1):39-43.
  • Sundararaju P. , R.Thangavelu and I. Cannayane. 2002 . Management of Pratylenchus coffeae and Meloidogyneincognita on banana by using endophytic fungi. Current Nematology 13(1):77-81.
  • Sundararaju P and V.Kumar. 2003 . Management of root-lesion nematode Pratylenchus coffeae in six commercial cultivars of banana through organic and inorganic amendments. InfoMusa.12(1):35-38.
  • Sudha S and P.Sundararaju. 2002 . Occurrence and distribution of Radopholus(Cobb,1893) Thorne,1949 and other plant parasitic nematodes in arecanut based cropping system in Kerala. Indian J.Nematol.32:219-220.
  • Uma S., Sathiamoorthy.S and Nicolas Rous. 2002 . Confirmation of occurrence of natural tetraploid banana in India. Indian J Plant Genet.Technology.14(3):350-353.
  • Uma S., Sathiamoorthy.S and Dayarani.M. 2002 . Crop improvement in Musa – Evaluation of germplasm for male and female fertility. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Technology. (15)(2): 137-139.
  • Uma S., M. Dayarani and Sathiamoorthy.S. 2002 . Genetic variability studies in banana I Mysore subgroup (AAB). Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Technology.(15)(3):275-277
  • Uma S., Selvarajan,R, S.Sathiamoorthy, A.RameshKumar and P.Durai. 2003 . Evaluation of Banana germplasm for the leaf industry and for suitability to different growing environments in India. Plant Genetic Technology Newsletter. 134-26-32.

2001 - 2002

  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., Pandey,S.D.,Mustaffa, M.M. and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Effect of Different Organic manures with graded levels of inorganic fertilisers on ratoon’ of Poovan Banana. South India Hort., 49:105-108.
  • Jeyabaskaran K.J., Pandey,S.D.,Mustaffa, M.M. and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Effect of FYM and gypsum with graded levels of K application on banana grown in saline sodic soils. Journal of Potassium Research, 17:101-106.
  • Mustaffa M.M. and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Organic Farming in banana – Problems and Prospects. South Indian Horticulture, 49:209-213.
  • Padmanaban B., Sundararaju,P., Velauydhan,K.C and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Evaluation of Musa germplasm against banana weevil borers. InfoMusa 10:43-44.
  • Padmanaban B., Kandasamy, M., Sundararaju,P and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2001 . Banana beetle Sybra preausta – New pests from Tamilnadu. InfoMusa 10:43-44.
  • Padmanaban B and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . The Banana stem Weevil, Odoiporus longicollis Musa Pest Fact sheet No.5(Nov 2001) INIBAP, France.
  • Pandey S.D., Jeyabaskaran,K.J., Laxman, R.H., Santhi,V.P. and Mustaffa, M.M. 2001 . Effect of irrigation, N fertigation and planting geometry on growth and yield of banana cv. Nendran. South Indian Horticulture, 49:76-77.
  • Sathiamoorthy S and Mustaffa, M.M. 2001 . High Density planting in banana and plantains – An Overview. South Indian Horticulture, 49:6-12.
  • Sathiamoorthy S., Uma,S and Selvarajan,R. 2001 . Banana Research and Development Programme in India and highlights of NRCB-INIBAP collaborative projects. In: Advancing banana and plantain R&D in Asia and the Pacific, Vol 10(Eds. AB.Molina and V.Rao), pp67-76.
  • Selvarajan R., Uma,S and Sathiamoorthy, S. 2001 . Etiology and survey for banana leaf spot disease in India. In: Advancing banana and plantain R&D in Asia and the Pacific, Vol 10(Eds. A.B.Molina and V.Rao), pp 94-102.
  • Selvarajan,R., Sathiamoorthy, S., Pandey,S.D and Dhanasekaran,D. 2001 . Incidence of sigatoka leaf spot disease in relation to different plant densities in cultivar Robusta. South Indian Horti. Vol. 49(special). pp. 43-46.
  • Sundararaju P., Cannayane, I and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Occurrence of Heterodera oryzicola on banana in Tamilnadu, India. InfoMusa. 10(2): 43-44.
  • Thangavelu R., Palaniswami, A.,Ramakrishnan, G., SabithaDuraiswamy, Muthukrishnan, S and Velazhahan,R. 2001 . Involvement of Fusaric acid detoxification by Pseudomonas fluorescens strain Pf10 in the biological control of Fusarium wilt of banana Caused by Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense. Journal of plant Diseases and Protection. 108(5), 433-445.
  • Thangavelu R.,Sundararaju,P.,Sathiamoorthy,S., Raghuchander,T.,Velazhahan,R.,Nakkeran,S and Palanisami,A. 2001 .Status of Fusarium wilt of banana in India. In Banana Fusarium wilt disease management: Towards sustainable cultivation. (eds:A.B.Molina,N.H.NikMasdek and K.W.Liew) International Network for the Improvement of banana and Plantain- Asia Pacific Network, Philippines pp 58-63.
  • Uma S., Theriappan,P.,Dayarani,M.,Shyam,B and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 .Characterisation and Intra-Group Cluster Analysis of Musa sub group Pisang Awak (ABB). Ind.J.Plant.Gen.Resources14(2):190-191
  • Uma S.,Shyam,B.,Selvarajan,R and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2001 . Collection and characterization of banana and plantains of north eastern India. In: Advancing Banana and Plantain R&D in Asia and the Pacific, Vol 10(Eds. A.B.Molina and V.Rao), pp 103-109.
  • Uma S., M. Dayarani and Sathiamoorthy.S. 2002 . Genetic variability studies in banana I Mysore subgroup (AAB). Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Technology.(15)(3):275-277

2000 - 2001

  • Jeyabaskaran K.J and Sundararaju, P. 2000 . Identification and evaluation of salt tolerance mechanism in some commercial varieties of banana. Indian Journal of Plant Physiology, 5(3):290-292.
  • Jeyabaskaran K.J. 2000 . Studies on fixing critical limits of K, Na and K/Na ratio for banana and soil in saline sodic conditions. InfoMusa, p.34.
  • Laxman R.H and Srivastava G.C. 2000 . Photosynthetic and respiratory activity in sunflower (Helianthus annus L.) bracts. Indian Journal of Plant physiology, 5(1): 101-104.
  • Laxman,R.H. and Srivastava,G.C. 2000 . Photosynthetic characteristics of sunflower (Helianthus annus L.) leaves and bracts. Indian Journal of plant physiology, 5(2): 150-153.
  • NeelimGarg., Singh B.P. and Narayana,C.K. 2000 . Effect of modified atmosphere on aerobic mesophilic and psychrophilic microflora of mango fruits. Indian Food Packer, September-October, 2000. 75-77.
  • Padmanaban B., Thangavelu,R. and Sundararaju,P. 2000 . Occurrence of Giant African snail, Achatina fulica Boa. on Banana. Indian J.Entomology, 62(1):95-97.
  • Padmanaban B., Sundararaju,P and Sathiamoorthy. 2001 . Incidence of banana pseudostem borer, O.longicollis in banana peduncle. Indian J. Entomology,63(2):
  • Rajagopal V., Nareshkumar,S., KasturiBai,K.V. and Laxman,R.H. 2000 . Daytime fluctuations in photosynthetic parameters and water relations in juvenile coconut palms grown under rained and irrigated conditions. Journal of Plant Biology, 27(1):27-32.
  • Shivashankar S. 2000 . Effect of ascorbic acid and calcium chloride on the chilling injury of banana. Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 38:56-60.
  • Sripriya C., Padmanaban,B. and Uma,S. 2000 . Evaluation of banana (Musa spp) germplasm against insect pests. Indian J. Entomology, 62(4):382-390.
  • Uma S., Singh,H.P.,Dayarani M. and Shyam,B. 2000 . Variety evaluation for response to edaphic factors on yield and physico-chemical characterisation of commercial banana cultivars. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 56(1-4):104-108.
  • Uma S., Dayarani,M., Singh,H.P.,Shyam,B. and Sathiamoorthy,S. 2000 . Studies on Genetic Variability in Banana – Silk subgroup (AAB). Indian Journal of Horticulture, 57(2):106-109.
  • Uma S., Selvarajan,R., Sathiamoorthy,S., Rameshkumar,A. and Shyam,B. 2001 . Banana diversity in North Eastern India, Genetic erosions and solutions. In the proceedings of the National Symposium on Biodiversity vis-a-vis Resource Exploitation – an Introspection Held at CARI, Port Blair on 23-24th, April, 2001.
  • Uma S., Sathiamoorthy,S.,Shyam,B. and Selvarajan,R. 2000 . Role of Mizotribal Women in Eco-conservation of fibre yielding wild banana (Musa sp) in Mizoram. In the Proceedings of 88th Indian National Science Congress part-IV held at New Delhi from January 3-7, 2001. Pp 408-409.

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