Research Projects

Dr. K.M. Mathew SJ

1. Library Grants, UGC, 1968-1969
2. Ethnobotany of the Eastern Ghasts, ICAR, 1977-1980
3. Flora of India Project, BSI, 1978-1981
4. Reorganization of Museums, MEC, 1982
5. Establishment of Herbaria, UGC, 1983-1988
6. The Ferns of the Western Ghats, DST, 1984-1988
7. Education & Training in Environmental Awareness & Eco-development, MOEF, 1984-1990
8. National Environmental Awareness Campaign, MOEF, 1989-1991
9. Ex situ conservation of threatened plants, WWF, 1991
10.An Excursion Flora of Central Tamil Nadu, India (English) An Excursion Flora of Central Tamil Nadu, India (vernacular), MOEF, 1991, 1993
11.The Flora of the Palni Hills, South India, (montane), MOEF, 1994-1996
12.Environmental Awareness Generation (Anglade Institute), SIDA, 1992, 1994
13.An Illustrated Flora of the Palni hills, India, MOEF, 1995-1998
14.Publication of the book entitled Illustration on the Flora of the Palni Hills, South India, SIDA, 1996-1997
15.Handbook of Anglade Institute of Natural History (Tamil), SIDA, 1996-1997
16.Palni hills Flora, SIDA, 1996-1997
17.Action-oriented Environmental Aware ness Generation on the Western Ghats, India, SIDA, 1997-2000
18.Action-oriented Environmental Aware ness Generation on the Western Ghats, India, SIDA, 2000-2001
19.A Conservation – oriented Reassessment of the vegetation of North Tamilnadu, MOEF, 1999-2003
20.An environmental awareness generation and eco-restoration programme on the Palni hills (Western Ghats), South India, GEF/CCF, 2002-2003
21.Publication of Flora of Tamilnadu Carnatic, MOEF, 1989
22.Improvement of facilities in its Botanical Garden for Ex-situ conservation on rare endemic plants, MoEF, 2003-2006

Dr. S John Britto SJ

1. Micropropagation of selected medicinal plants and their establishment in wasteland with the help of AM Fungi UGC 1998-2001
2. Mapping Plant Diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu MOEF 1998-2001
3. Studies on the plant diversity, sociology and conservation of Kali Amman Sacred Grove, Malligai- natham of Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu UGC 1998-2000
4. Studies on the plant diversity, sociology and conservation of Kali Amman Sacred Grove, Malligainatham of Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu UGC 1998-2000
5. Biodiversity characterization at landscape level in Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu NRSA 1999-2001
6. Micro level planning of Forest Resources Development using High Resolution Satellite Data-Kalrayan Hills ISRO 1999-2001
7. Workshop on sacred groves and establishment of Tamil Nadu Sacred Grove IGRMS 1999-2001
8. Coordinated project from Ministry of Environment and Forests. Human resource Development in Eastern and Western Ghats Biodiversity CES 1999-2001
9. Biodiversity characterization at landscape level in Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu NRSA 1998-2000
10.Biodiversity characterization at landscape level in Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu NRSA 1999-2001
11.Micro level planning of Forest Resources Development using High Resolution Satellite Data-Kalrayan Hills ISRO 1999-2001
12.Workshop on sacred groves and establishment of Tamil Nadu Sacred Grove IGRMS 1999-2001
13.Coordinated project from Ministry of Environment and Forests. Human resource Development in Eastern and Western Ghats Biodiversity CES 1999-2001
14.Biodiversity characterization at landscape level in Western Ghats of Tamil Nadu NRSA 1998-2000
15.Micropropagation of selected medicinal plants and their establishment in wasteland with the help of AM Fungi UGC 1998-2001
16.Mapping Plant Diversity in the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu MoEF 1998-2001
17.Chromosome studies in Select Genera of Onagraceae in Tamil Nadu UGC 1989-1991
18.Evaluation of Natural Resources and Environment of the Kolli Hill, Tamil Nadu using Remote Sensing and GIS MoEF 1997-2000
19.Identification of elite clones of Jatropha in the field and their micropropagation in the labora tory and transfer of same to the rural areas for commercial exploitation TNSCST 1994-1996
20.A Conservation – oriented Reassessment of the vegetation of North Tamilnadu MOEF 1999-2003
21.River Cauvary ecosystem and Biodiversity of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka States IGRMS 2000-2001
22.Endemic and Endangered flora of the Karandamalai hills UGC 2000-2001
23.Action-oriented Environmental Aware ness Generation on the Western Ghats, India SIDA 2000-2001
24.The vegetation of the Coromandel Coast Assessed with emphasis on Plants under stress from urbanization MOEF 2000-2002
25.The Vegetation of the Coromandel Coast assessed with emphasis on Plants under stress from Urbanization MOEF 2001-2004
26.An environmental awareness generation and eco-restoration programme on the Palni hills (Western Ghats), South India GEF/CCF 2002-2003
27.Conservation and Micropropagation of two endangered medicinal plants from the Eastern Ghats UGC 2002-2004
28.Conservation through Micropropagation and restoration of endemic and endangered and economically useful plants of the Kolli hills in the Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu MOEF 2003-2005
29.Popularization of Orchid floriculture among rural masses by the adoption of mycorrhizal fungal technology DST 2003-2006
30.Ex situ conservation of endangered Plants of the Palni Hills, Western Ghats, With Community involvement through environmental education and iniciation into conservation techniques NBRI 2004-2006
31.Vacation Training Programme on Bioresources for School Children NBDB 2006
32.Investing in nature – India (small grant project scheme) Ex situ Conservation of endangered Plants of the Palni Hills, Western Ghats, with community involvement through environmental education and initiation into conservation techniques. NBGRI 2004-2006
33.Short-Term Training Courses: Uses of Biotechnological Tools for Bioresources Conservation and Utilization for Sustainable Development (Sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi) DBT 2008
34.Net Work Project on Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) Medicinal Plant Ex-situ conservation and Sustainable Utilization NMBP 2008-2010
35.Ethnomedicinal studies on the Paliyan Tribes and local traditional health practitioners of the Palni hills of the Western Ghats in Tamil Nadu DST 2008-2013
36.Botanical Authentication by Classical and Molecular Identification of Selected Ethno Medicinal Plants in the Kolli Hills of Tamilnadu ICMR 2010-2013
37.Fund for Improvement of S & T Infrastructure in Universities and Higher Educational Institution (FIST – 2005) FIST 2005-2006
38.Micropropagation, Phytochemical and Genetic tuberculatus Roxb., An endangered tree of the Western Ghats. UGC 2010-2013
39.Study on ecotypic, Morphological and Genetic variations in accessions of Morinda citrifolia and its allies from varied eco-climatic habitats in Tamilnadu Using Molecular Tools WNRI 2012
40.Improvement of infrastructural facilities in the Garden of the Centre Molecular Systematics of the College to develop the Garden as Lead Garden at Shembaganur MoEF 2008-2011
41.Action research on social impact of Rural Population at district level through implementation of Agro – Horti-Sylvi Biotechnology Production units, TNSCST 2011-2013
42.Capacity building for taxonomy, generating and sharing taxonomic information through Digital Herbarium DST 2013-2016.

 

 

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