Name : Dr. Chandramohanan K T
Designation : Assistant Professor
Department : BOTANY
Email : chandrubrennen@gmail.com


Qualification MSc, M Phil, Ph D, B Ed, UGC- NET, SET
Present Position
Work Experience 14
Total Experience in Current Service
Years (PG)
14
Years (UG) 14Years
Research/ Projects
Books/ Publications

1.     Research Publications

2.1   Books

1.  Crops of Kerala-an overview, Editors: V V Radhakrishnan, T K Hrideek, A V Reghu, K T Chandramohanan, Grigor Mendal Foundation, Calicut University

2.2  Chapters published in books/ Proceedings

1.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2012, Kaippad rice farming in North Kerala: the farming system and the crop varieties – chapter in ‘Agrobiodiversity: Status, Trends and Prospectus’. Narendra Publishing House, Delhi,43-52

2.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2012, A study of the performance of different rice cultivars used in the coastal rice farms of North Kerala, India- Proceedings of International Rice Symposium, Tamilnadu Agricultural university, Coimbatore,

2.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2013, "An ex situ study on salt tolerance of some popular rice cultivars and varieties of the kaippad farming system of North Kerala, India “-chapter in ‘Prospects in Forestry and Agriculture’, KFRI, Peechi: 190-201

3.      K T Chandramohanan and P Sreeja, An indigenous saline resistant organic rice tract in North Kerala- practices and challengesProceedings Lake 2016: International Conference on “Conservation and Sustainable Management of Ecologically sensitive Regions in Western Ghats”, jointly Organized by Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Alva’s College, Moodibidri and Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodibidri.28th - 31st December 2016

4.      Sreeja P and Chandramohanan. K TEconomic valuation: An aid to manage wetlands Proceedings Lake 2016: International Conference on “Conservation and Sustainable Management of Ecologically sensitive Regions in Western Ghats”, jointly Organized by Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Alva’s College, Moodibidri and Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodibidri. 28th - 31st December 2016

5.      Sreeja P, Anjali C K, Harsha V, Nasna P and Chandramohanan K T, 2017, Ecosystem significance of traditional ponds to mitigate climate change: A case study from Kannur, Tomarrow”s Climate Todays Challenge: Climate change Education for Sustainable development, Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar, PKM College of Education, Madampam, Kannur, 2017: 48-53

6.      Chandramohanan K T, 2018, Saline rice habitats- an overview with special reference to kaippad system of rice cultivation, chapter in Crops of Kerala an overview, Gregor Mendal Foundation, Dept. of Botany, Calicut University: 15-25

 

2.3   Research papers in journals

7.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2005, Genetic control and phenotypic variability of morphometric characters in Cassia tora L., Agricultural Science Digest, 25(4): 275

8.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2011, Rice cultivation in saline wetlands of Kerala: an overview. Gregor Mendal Foundation Proceedings, Calicut University

9.      Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2012, Kaippad rice farming in North Kerala- an indigenous saline resistant organic farming system, Indian Journal of Traditional Knoweledge,11(1): 185-189

10.  Chandramohanan K T and Mohanan K V, 2014 , “A study on the effect of salinity stress on the chlorophyll content of certain rice cultivars of Kerala state of India”, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, 3(2): 67-70

11.  Abhilash Joseph, E, Radhakrishnan, VV, Chandramohanan, K T and Mohanan, KV, 2014,  Reduction of major photosynthetic pigments under salinity stress in some native rice cultivars of north Kerala, India, International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 5(9):1602-1611.

12.  K. T. Chandramohanan, V. V. Radhakrishnan, and K. V. Mohanan, 2014, Chronological emergence of tillers and their orientation and performance in some salinity tolerant rice cultivars and varieties, Canadian Journal of Plant Breeding, 2(2): 38-42

13.  K T Chandramohanan, V V Radhakrishnan and K V Mohanan, 2016, Performance Evaluation of Some Native Rice Cultivars of the Kaippad Farming System of Kerala State of India, Universal Journal of Agricultural Research, 4(2): 37-41

14.  Chandramohanan. K. T. and Amrita. K., 2016, A Study Of Phenotypic Variability In Cyathula Prostrata L., Brennen Journal of Multidisciplinary studies,1-11

15.  Chandramohanan K T, Neethu Narayanan, 2018, Study of heritability, genetic advance and variability in Scoparia dulcis L.,  Forestry Research and Engineering: International Journal, 2(4)

16.  Jain James, Sreeja. P, Chandramohanan. K. T, 2018, Salinity Induced Changes in the Leaf Characters of Avicennia Officinalis L. along the Wetlands of Kannur, Kerala, India,  International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management, 1(9)

17.  Sreeshma K, Chandramohanan K T,  Sreeja P, 2018,  Ecophysiological studies of Excoecaria Agallocha L. along the Wetlands of Kannur, Kerala, India, Research Review International Journal of Multidisciplinary, 3(9)

18.  Swedha Madhavan. M, Sreeja. P and  Chandramohanan. K. T, 2018, Study of spatial variation in the Ecophysiology of Rhizophora mucronata Lamk. Along the wetlands Of Kannur district, Kerala, India, International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), 5 (4): 991-994

19.  Jain james, Sreeja P, and Chandramohanan K. T. Study of spatial variation in the ecophysiology of Avicennia officinalis L. along the wetlands of Kannur district, Kerala, India, 2019, Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR) 6(4)- 128-131

 

Papers Presented in Conferences/ Seminars

1.      

National seminar on recent trends in cytogenetics at Payyanur College, Payyanur

 

National seminar at Dept. of Botany, University of Calicut

 

International symposium at TNAU, Coimbatore

Rapporteur/chair a session of KFRI-GMF seminar at KFRI, Peechi

 National seminar jointly organized by KFRI, Peechi and GMF, University of Calicut

national seminar at Dept. of Botany, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery

 

International conference on Conservation and sustainable management of Ecologically Sensitive Regions in Western Ghats” organized by Indian Institute of Science- Energy and Wetlands Research group centre for ecological Sciences

National seminar on “Tomorrows climate, todays challenge: climate change education for sustainable development” organized by P.K.M College of Education, Madampam, sponsored by UGC

Chaired a session in National seminar on “Genetic Resources and Plant Breeding” conducted by Dept. of Botany, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery

31st Kerala Science congress

Wetlands: status and structure

PKM college of Education, Madambam on World wetland day

Wake up calls for wetlands

Wetland day celebrations, Payyanur College, Payyanur

Ozone depletion: Impact on Biota

OZONE DAY CELEBRATIONS, Dept. of Chemistry, Govt. Womens College, Thiruvananthapuram

PhD / M Phil/ Projects Guided Projects at PG level: 8 ; Projects at UG level: 2
Awards/ Honours

1.      Life time member, Gregor Mendal Foundation, Dept. of Botany, University of Calicut

2.      “Sahyadri ecologist award”- in Lake 2016: International Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Ecologically sensitive Regions in Western Ghats”, jointly Organized by Energy and Wetlands Research Group, Centre for Ecological sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Alva’s College, Moodibidri and Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Moodibidri.

Positions Held


6

Member, Examination Inspection Squad, Kannur University

2016-17

7

Co-ordinator, 29th Kerala Science Congress Curtain raiser programme

2016-17

8

Member, advisory Board, Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology

2016-17

9

Member, Examination Inspection Squad, Kannur University

2017-18

10

Member, Committee regarding computation of refund of UGC arrear constituted by VC, Kannur University

 

11

Member, Kerala State Biodiversity Board

27/07/2018 till the date

12

Chairman, Board of Studies, PG Botany, Kannur University

 

13

Research Guide, Kannur University

 

Seminars/ Conferences Organised

1

Co ordinator,

National seminar on the topic “Scope of Biotechnology in medicine and agriculture”

12/12/2008

DCE, Kerala

2

Member, organizing committee,

3 day National seminar sponsored by UGC   

2007

UGC   

3

Member organizing committee,

2 day National seminar sponsored by DCE    

2008

DCE

4

Organizing secretary,

one day national seminar, sponsored by DCE

2012-13

DCE

5

Co-ordinator

one day National seminar sponsored by DCE

2013-14

DCE

6

Organising secretary,

2 day national seminar sponsored by DCE

2014-15

DCE

7

Joint convener,

30th Kerala Science Congress organized by KSCSTE

2017

KSCSTE

8

Coordinator

 

1st Kerala State Biodiversity Congress organized by Kerala State Biodiversity Board

2018

Kerala State Biodiversity Board

9

Coordinator,

 

Sasthrapadham Program, Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery

2018-19

Samagrasiksha-

Keralam,

Dept. of

Higher Secondary

 Education,

10

Co-ordinator,

 

Talent Hunt- Sasthrajalakam at Govt. Brennen Colege,

2018-19

 SIET,

Additional Responsibilities (2019-20)
  1. Member, Planning committee
  2. Member secretary, anti ragging committee
  3. Convener, Purchase committee
  4. Member, Library committee
  5. Member, RUSA committee
  6. Member, Research and project committee
  7. Member, Alumni co-ordination committee
  8. Member, Multi disciplinary journal editorial board

Convener, Annual stock verification committee

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