Department of Botany – Publications

 

Dr. K. KISHORE KUMAR

Research papers (20 nos.):

  1. Swarupanandan, K., J. K. Mangaly, T. K. Sonny, K. Kishore Kumar and S. C. Basha. 1996. The sub‑familial and tribal classification of the family Asclepiadaceae. Botanical Journal of Linnaean Society, 120(4): 327-369, London. ISBN 947-643-44-3
  2. Kishore Kumar, K. and Muktesh Kumar. Sinarundinaria microphylla (Munro) Chao & Renv. (Poaceae), a new record of a bamboo for Peninsular India. Rheedea, 7(1): 11-14, Calicut. ISBN/ ISSN: 0971-2313
  3. Kishore Kumar, K. 1997. Two new records of ferns for Kerala State, India. Indian Fern Journal, 14: 110-112. Patiala, India. ISSN: 0970-2741
  4. Kishore Kumar, K. and P. V. Madhusoodanan. 1998. Rare Pteridophytes from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 22 (1): 145-148, Jodhpur, India. ISSN: 0250-9768
  5. Kishore Kumar, K., Shaju Jose and P. V. Madhusoodanan. 1998. Rare, Endangered and Endemic pteridophytes from the Shola forests of Kerala State, India. Indian Fern Journal, 15: 189-197, Patiala, India). ISSN: 0970-2741
  6. Kishore Kumar, K. and K. C. Chacko. 1999. Seedling characteristics and germination of a ‘Shola’ forest tree: Bhesa indica (Bedd.) Ding Hou, Indian Forester 125(2): 206-211, Dehra Dun. ISBN/ISSN: 0019-4816
  7. Kishore Kumar, K., K. Swarupanandan and N. Sasidharan. 1999. Ethnobotanical studies on the Hill tribes in the Shola forests of High Ranges, Kerala, South India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 23 (2): 451-466, Jodhpur, India. ISSN: 0250-9768.
  8. Kishore Kumar, K. and D. J. Goyder. 2001. Brachystelma swarupa (Apocynaceae): a new species from India. Kew Bulletin, 56: 209-216, London. ISBN 0-11-250046-3 ISSN: 0075-5974
  9. Rajesh, K.P. and K. Kishore Kumar. 2003. Taeniophyllum alwisii (Orchidaceae) – a new record for Kerala. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, 28(1): 101-103, Jodhpur, India. ISSN: 0250-9768
  10. Kishore Kumar, K. and P. M. Jafer Palot. 2008. On the occurrence of Saw-scaled Viper (Echis carinatus) at Peringavu Hills, Malappuram District, Kerala. Cobra, Chennai Snake Park Trust, Madras, 2 (1): 22-25.
  11. Kishore Kumar, K., P. M. Jafer Palot and C. Radhakrishnan 2009. On the distribution of Slender Coral Snake, Calliophis melanurus (Shaw) in North Kerala, South India. Cobra, Chennai Snake Park Trust, Madras, 2 (3): 14-17.
  12. Kishore Kumar, K. and A. R. R. Menon. 2010. Effect of altitude on the structural status and diversity pattern of Shola forests: a case study from Mannavan Shola of Southern Western Ghats. Paper presented in the XX Annual conference of IAAT and International Symposium on ‘Taxonomy, Plant Diversity and Conservation’, Dept. of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu during 26-28 Nov. 2010.
  13. Kishore Kumar, K. and N. Sasidharan. 2010. New records of some little known plants from the Shola forests of Kerala State. Scientia, 6(1): 99-117, Dept. of Zoology, Mercy College, Palakkad, Kerala. ISSN No: 0976 – 8289.
  14. Kishore Kumar. K. and Sasidharan. 2012. Rediscovery of seven ‘Possibly extinct’ plants from the Shola Forests of Kerala State. Scientia, 8(1): 87-94, Dept. of Zoology, Mercy College, Palakkad, Kerala. ISSN No: 0976 – 8289
  15. Kishore Kumar. K. and N. Sasidharan. 2012. Floristic checklist and Analysis of Angiosperm diversity in the Tropical Montane (Shola) Forests of Kerala State, South India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, Jodhpur, India, 36(4): 712-735. ISSN: 0250-9768.
  16. Kishore Kumar, K. 2013. Analysis of angiosperm diversity and endemism in the Tropical Montane (Shola) forests of Kerala State, South India. In: Kishorekumar et al (eds.), Proceedings of UGC National Seminar on Western Ghats: Biogeography, Biodiversity and Conservation at NSS College, Manjeri, Malappuram, February 2013, pp. 298-309.
  17. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Biodiversity Studies at Komala kunnu and Poolenkara Chali, Olavanna Panchayath, Kozhikode. In: Kaleeswaran B. et al (eds.), Abstratcs of the National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights in Biodiversity and Biotechnology (IPRBB-2015) at AVVM Sri Pushpam College (Autonomous), Poondi, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, 15-16th September 2015, pp. 21.
  18. Kishore Kumar, K. 2016. A checklist to the vascular flora of Anamudi Shola National Park, Munnar, Idukki district, Kerala state. Scientia, 11(1): 46-68, Dept. of Zoology, Mercy College, Palakkad, Kerala.

 

PAPERS IN BOOKS (3 nos):    

             

  1. Kishore Kumar, K. and N. Sasidharan. 2000. Ethnomedicines: a case study from the shola forests of Kerala state. In: V.K. Singh, J. N. Govil & Gurdip Singh (eds.) Series: Recent Progress in Medicinal plants, Vol. 1 – Ethnomedicine & Pharmacognosy, Sci. Tech Publ., USA, 201-214 pp. ISBN13: 9780965603867.
  2. Kishore Kumar, K., K. Swarupanandan and N. Sasidharan. 2000. Ethnobotanical studies on the Hill tribes in the Shola forests of High Ranges, Kerala, South India. In: J. K. Maheswari (eds.) Ethnobotany and Medicinal plants of Indian Subcontinent. Advance Books, Jaipur, pp. 451-466. ISBN : 8172332211.
  3. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. Malabarile Puzhakalum Kadukalum (Rivers and Forests of Malabar – in Malayalam) In: Malabar – Paithrukavum, Prathapavum, Salim, P.B. et al, Mathrubhumi books, Kozhikode, Kerala, pp. 324-330. ISBN 978-81-8265-204-0

 

BOOKS PUBLISHED (2 nos.):

 

  1. Kishore Kumar, K. 2014. Samrakshikkam Jaivavaividhyathe..Bhoomiyeyum (Conserve Biodiversity and Earth – in Malayalam), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Thrissur, 104 pp. ISBN : 978-93-83330-39-3.
  2. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Kandal Chedi Katha Parayunnu (A mangrove plant tells its story – in Malayalam), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Thrissur, 24 pp. ISBN : 978-93-83330-83-6.

 

Popular SCIENTIFIC Articles (54 nos.):

 

  1. Kishore Kumar, K. 1997. The Green Monster. (in Youth Express, Indian Express Daily, Madras. 17 January 1997)
  2. Balasubramanyan, K. & K. Kishore Kumar. 1999. The Riddle of the Shola. Evergreen, 42: 1-5, News letter of KFRI, (Kerala Forest Research Institute), Peechi.
  3. Kishore Kumar, K. 1999. Tree Ferns – in the verge of extinction (‘Tree Ferns – Vamsa Nasathinte Vakkil’ – in Malayalam). Soocheemukhi, 1999 (8): 21-24, (Monthly magazine of SEEK, (The Society for Environmental Education in Kerala), Kannur.
  4. Kishore Kumar, K. 1999. Insect trappers of the plant world (‘Sasya Lokathe Ira Pidiyanmar’ -in Malayalam). Soocheemukhi, 1999 (9): 10-12, (Monthly magazine of SEEK, (The Society for Environmental Education in Kerala), Kannur.
  5. Kishore Kumar, K. 2006. Sighs of Shola forests (‘Chola Vanangalude Neduveerpukal’ – in Malayalam). Malabar Trogon, 4: (2, 3, 4), News Letter of Malabar Natural History Society, Kozhikode)
  6. Kishore Kumar, K. 2008. Report of Slender Coral Snake (Calliophis melanurus) from Kadalundi, Kozhikode. Malabar Trogon, 6: (1): 12, News Letter of Malabar Natural History Society, Kozhikode.
  7. Kishore Kumar, K. 2008. Water exuding Shola forests (‘Neeroorunna Chola Vanangal’ – in Malayalam) Eureka, 1 December 2008, 38: 13 (18-21, Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  8. Kishore Kumar, K. 2009. Report of a rare fish, Monopterus digressus from Balussery, Kozhikode. Malabar Trogon, 6: (2): 00, News Letter of Malabar Natural History Society, Kozhikode.
  9. Kishore Kumar, K. 2009. The significance of Shola forests (‘Chola Vanangalum Avayude Prasakthiyum’ – in Malayalam). In the Souvenir published in connection with the 75th Anniversary celebration of AMLPS, Kacheripparamba, Kolathara, Kozhikode, pp. 69-71.
  10. Kishore Kumar, K. 2009. A Mangrove plant tells its story (‘Kandal Chedi Katha Parayunnu’ – in Malayalam) Eureka, 1 June 2009, 31: 01 (12-17), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  11. Kishore Kumar, K. 2010. Biodiversity is life, Biodiversity is our life. Eureka, 1 July 2010, 32: 43 (8-12), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode..
  12. Kishore Kumar, K. 2010. Do man form a terminator of Biodiversity? Eureka, 16 July 2010, 32: 4 (14-18), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  13. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. Biodiversity conservation: Importance of protected areas. Eureka, 01 October 2011, 33: 9 (10-13), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  14. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. Wildlife sanctuaries. Eureka, 16 October 2011, 33: 10 (10-12), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  15. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. Wildlife sanctuaries (contd.). Eureka, 01 November 2011, 33: 11 (10-13), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  16. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. National Parks. Eureka, 16 November 2011, 33: 12 (38-39), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  17. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. When the Shola forests sighs (‘Chola Vanangalude Neduveerpukal’ – in Malayalam). Ulpravegangal, 2011: 92-95, College Magazine, NSS College, Manjeri.
  18. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. National Parks (contd.). Eureka, 01 December 2011, 33: 13 (6-10), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  19. Kishore Kumar, K. 2011. National Parks (contd.). Eureka, 16 December 2011, 33: 14 (24-25), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  20. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. National Parks (contd.). Eureka, 01 January 2012, 33: 15 (12-13), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  21. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves. Eureka, 16 January 2012, 33: 16 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  22. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Nature and Natural Heritages. Papyrus, February 2012, Campus Sasthra Samithi, NSS College, Manjeri.
  23. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves (contd.). Eureka, 16 March 2012, 33: 20 (32-35), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  24. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves (contd.). Eureka, 01 April 2012, 33: 21 (28-31), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  25. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves (contd.). Eureka, 16 April 2012, 33: 22 (34-36), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  26. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves (contd.). Eureka, 01 May 2012, 33: 23 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  27. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Biosphere Reserves (contd.). Eureka, 16 May 2012, 33: 24 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  28. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Conservation Reserves & Community Reserves. Eureka, 16 June 2012, 34: 2 (26-29), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  29. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Chola Vanangalum Avayude Prasakthiyum’ – in Malayalam). School Magazine, Govt. HS School, Kuttikkattoor, Kozhikode, pp. 53-54.
  30. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Rhododendron & Incubator Bird. Eureka, 1 July 2012, 34: 3 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  31. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Tiger Reserves. Eureka, 16 July 2012, 34: 4 (24-28), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  32. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Tiger Reserves – 2. Eureka, 1 August 2012, 34: 5 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  33. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Tiger Census. Eureka, 16 August 2012, 34: 6 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  34. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Elephant Reserves. Eureka, 16 September 2012, 34: 8 (24-28), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  35. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Elephant Reserves (contd.) Eureka, 1 October 2012, 34: 9 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  36. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Crocodile Conservation Project. Eureka, 16 October 2012, 34: 10 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  37. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Crocodile Conservation Project (contd.) Eureka, 1 November 2012, 34: 11 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  38. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Kashmir Deer Conservation Project. Eureka, 16 November 2012, 34: 12 (24-25), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  39. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Sangai Conservation Project. Eureka, 1 December 2012, 34: 13 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  40. Kishore Kumar, K. 2012. Musk Deer Conservation Project. Eureka, 16 December 2012, 34: 14 (24-27), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  41. Kishore Kumar, K. 2013. Shola forests and Rivers. Eureka, 16 September 2013, 35: 05 (04-09), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  42. Kishore Kumar, K. 2013. Our Rivers. Eureka, 16 October 2013, 35: 07 (12-17), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  43. Kishore Kumar, K. 2013. Sea Turtle Conservation Project. Eureka, 16 December 2013, 35: 09 (04-08), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  44. Kishore Kumar, K. 2014. Problems faced by Sea Turtles. Eureka, 01 January 2014, 35: 15 (30-33), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  45. Kishore Kumar, K. 2014. Plant Diversity of Farookabad – History, Evolution & Characteristics (in Malayalam). In: Velutha Boardile Karutha Kuthukal, Farook College magazine: 2013-14, pp. 36- 46. Farook College, Kozhikode.
  46. Kishore Kumar, K. 2014. Malakalkku Parayanullathu (in Malayalam). In: Koottam Inland Magazine, Govt. UP School, Kodal, Pantheerankavu, Kozhikode, Vol. 5:1.
  47. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. How Peafowl became the National Bird of India?. Eureka, 16 September 2015, 37: 08 (20-21), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  48. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Great Indian Bustard. Eureka, 01 October 2015, 37: 09 (06-07), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  49. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Sarus Crane. Eureka, 16 October 2015, 37: 10 (06-07), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  50. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Mute Swan. Eureka, 01 November 2015, 37: 11 (20-21), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  51. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Brahminy Kite. Eureka, 16 November 2015, 37: 12 (10-11), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  52. Kishore Kumar, K. 2015. Eureka, 01 December 2015, 37: 13 (10-11), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.
  53. Kishore Kumar, K. 2016. Wildlife Sanctuaries: What & Why? The sixth hour, 16 March 2016: 25-29, Staff magazine: 2015-16, Farook College, Kozhikode.
  54. Kishore Kumar, K. 2016. Soil & Microorganisms. Eureka, 01 August 2016, 37: 13 (10-11), Kerala Sashtra Sahithya Parishad, Kozhikode.

ANJANA S.

 

RESEARCH PAPERS (5 nos.):

  1. Anjana S. and Thoppil J.E. 2013. Analysis of cytotoxic potential of the aqueous leaf extracts of Pogostemon auricularius (L.) Hassk. using Allium cepa root tip assay. International Journal of Research and Development in Pharmacy and Life Sciences, SRDE, India, 2, 562-566, ISSN: 2278-0238
  2. Anjana S. and Thoppil J.E. 2013. Chemical composition of the essential oils of four Pogostemon and their larvicidal activity against Aedes albopictus Skuse (Diptera: Culicidae), 2013, International Journal of Environmental Biology, 3, 26-31, Universal Research Publications, India, ISSN: 2277–386X.
  3. Renjana P.K., Anjana S. and Thoppil J.E. Evaluation of genotoxic effects of baking powder and monosodium glutamate using Allium cepa assay, 2013, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Academic Publications, India, 5, 311-316, ISSN: 0975-1491.
  4. Anjana S., Sumitha K.V., Prajitha V. and Thoppil E. 2013. Mutagenicity testing of phenol derivatives on Allium cepa root tip meristems. Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Conference on the National Resources Management: A Key to Sustainability, Assumption College, Changanassery, 2013, pp. 87-90.
  5. Anjana S. & Thoppil J.E. Chemical profiling of four species of Pogostemon (Lamiaceae), In: Proceedings of the International Seminar on Advancements in Angiosperm Systematics and Conservation, University of Calicut, November 19-21, 2015. Page 220-221.