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2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

The present study describes aseptic seed germination, establishment of shoot and normal root culture, Agrobacterium rhizogenes mediated transformation for hairy root culture, confirmation of transformation by PCR method and detection of rol A and rol B genes, phytochemcial assays of root cultures and roots derived from mature field grown plants for qualitative and ...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

Investigations on cryopreservation of protocorms of Vanda wightii Rchb.f an endangered orchid of Western Ghats was carried out to devise a protocol for long-term conservation of their germplasm. The commonly used techniques encapsulation- dehydration and vitrification methods were compared. Cryopreservation using encapsulation-dehydration gave maximum 36.1 per cent...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

The research work entitled “Development and use of SSR markers for analysis of genetic diversity and correlation with lignin content in cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton) germplasm” was carried out at Biotechnology and Bioinformatics division of Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), Palode during 2013-14. India has rich genet...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

The study entitled “Enhancing sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) starch extractability using enzymes” was conducted at the Division of Crop Utilization, CTCRI during 2013-2014, with an objective to lead to a technology to maximize the extraction of starch from sweet potatoes and also to enhance the utilization prospects of sweet potato starch for food product deve...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

The study entitled Induction and establishment of transformed hairy root cultures of sarsaparilla (Hemidesmus indicus L.) R. Br. was conducted at the Biotechnology and Bioinformatics division, Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute during 2013-2014. The objective of the study was to induce and establish transformed hairy root cultures usi...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

The study entitled "Molecular characterization of viruses in taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott]" was carried out at the Division of Crop Protection, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute , Sreekariyam, Thiruvananthapurarn during 2013- 2014. The objective of the study was to diagnose, clone and characterize viruses implicated in mixed infections of taro hence i...

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Thesis
2014
College of Agriculture, Vellayani

A study on utilization of pineapple (Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.) biomass for biofuel production was conducted at College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram during the period of 2013-14. Rising concern over depleting fossil fuel and greenhouse gas resulted in a high level of interest in nonconventional fuel originating from biorenewable sources including s...

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