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Dr. Lissamma Joseph

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She has 32 years of experience in teaching, research and extension. She has guided five post graduate students and in the advisory committee as member for ten PG students. She acted as Principal Investigator of one DBT funded project and Co- PI of three DBT funded projects.  She has published research articles, technical bulletins, leaflets, etc. Her area of research was tissue culture and genetic transformation in medicinal plants and spices. She is the officer in charge of the plantation and spices farm under the Department of planation crops and spices.


  1. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S. and Aravindakshan, K. 2014. Varietal response of mango to soft wood grafting.          National Conference on value chain management in mango. 20-22nd March 2014. Karnataka state Mango Development Centre & Horticulture Research and Extension Centre, Hogalagere, Srinivasapura, Kolar Dist. Karnataka.  pp 17.
  2. Lissamma Joseph, Valsala. P.A., Nazeem. P.A., Vijayakumar. N.K., Girija, D.  and Nybe. E.V. 2014.  Investigations on Genetic transformation of Black pepper [Piper nigrum L.]. National Seminar on GM crops- issues and strategies. 17-19 March 2014, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
  3. Lissamma Joseph and Anitha, S. 2013. Jathiyile vividha pravardhanareethikal.  Proceedings of State level seminar of Nutmeg - Panam Kaykkum Jathimaram (eds Ranjan S. Karippayi and Jalaja S. Menon), NHM and KVK, Thrissur, Vellanikkara.
  4. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S. and Aravindakshan, K. 2012. Performance evaluation of improved ginger varieties under open and shade conditions.    National Seminar on Technologies for Improving Productivity of Spices and Plantation Crops. 27- 28th February 2012. CARI, Port Blair. pp 128-129.
  5. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S. and K. Aravindakshan 2012. Elite nutmeg clones: multiplication through budding.          Placrosym XX. Mechanisation for sustainable productivity. 12- 15th December 2012. UPASI Tea Research Foundation, Tea Research Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. pp 16.
  6. Anitha, S., Lissamma Joseph and Aravindakshan, K.  2012. Bio-economic suitability of annual spice intercropping in coconut gardens of the humid tropics. National Seminar on Technologies for Improving Productivity of Spices and Plantation.
  7. Alice Kurian, Varghese, S., Sheiksteena, P.S., Lissamma Joseph and Nybe, E.V. 2010. High frequency plant regeneration through indirect organgenesis using the thin cell layer technique in ginger. Journal of Medicinal & Aromatic Plant Sciences, 31(Special Supplement).
  8. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S. and Aravindakshan, K. 2010. Performance evaluation of coconut cultivars under rainfed conditions. International Conference-Coconut Biodiversity for prosperity Abstacts, pp38.
  9. Alice Kurian, Kripa, K. Bhasker, Lissamma Joseph, Asha Sankar, M.  and Nybe, E.V. 2009. In vitro conservation studies in Rubia cordifolia-A blood purifier. Proceedings of the International Conference on Horticulture, Bangalore.
  10. Lissamma Joseph and Alice Kurian. 2008. Short and Lovable Kaempferias. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 10 (4).
  11. Alice Kurian, Sajitha, K.K, Lissamma Joseph, Asha sankar, M.  and Nybe, E.V. 2007. In vitro multiplication of Crataeva magna an effective cardiotonic. Proceedings of 8th Agricultural science congress, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  12. Resmi Paul, Rajendran, P.C. and Lissamma Joseph. 2005. Comparative study of protoplast isolation in Piper nigrum and Piper colubrinum. Proceedings of the National symposium on Biotechnological interventions for improvement of Horticultural crops-Issues and Strategies, KAU.
  13. Alice Kurian, Salmath, K.K., Vijini, K.V., Lissamma Joseph, Asha Sankar, M. and Nybe, E.V. 2005. In vitro multiplication of Indian madder. Proceedings of the National symposium on Biotechnological interventions for improvement of Horticultural crops.
  14. Asha Sankar, M., Sajitha, K.L., Alice Kurian, Salmath, K.K.,  Lissamma Joseph and Nybe, E.V.2005. In vitro multiplication of Trichosanthes cucumerina. Proceedings of the National symposium on Biotechnological interventions for improvement of Horticultural crops.
  15. Fatima, A.G., Girija, D., Nair, C.S. Nazeem, P.A. and Lissamma Joseph.2005. Agrobacterium mediated genetic transformation in bell pepper (Capsicum annuum). Proceedings of the National symposium on Biotechnological interventions for improvement of Horticultural crops.
  16. Girija, D., Fatima, A.G., Lovis Susan Kuriakose, Nazeem, P.A., Lissamma Joseph, Beena, P.S. and Shaju, K.V. 2004. A viable protocol for direct regeneration of bell pepper (Capsicum annuum). Capsicum and Egg plant News letter, 23: 97-100.
  17. Achuthan, C.R.., Lissamma Joseph, Chandrasekharan Nair, A.M., Nazeem, P.A. and Nybe, E.V. 2003. Efficacy of Gymnema sylvestre R.Br. leaf extracts on alloxan diabetic young rats. Proceedings of the National Seminar on Medicinal Plants & Healthcare. Peelamedu, Coimbatore.
  18. Alice Kurian, Asha Sankar, Lissamma Joseph, Kesavachandran, R., Nybe, E.V.  and Nair, G.S. 2000. Two decades of Research on Medicinal plants at College of Horticulture,KAU Vellanikkara. Indian Journal of Arecanut, Spices& Medicinal Plants, 2(4):114-139.
  19. Nazeem , P.A., Lissamma Joseph, Shaji Philip and Nybe, E.V. 1998. Induction of variability in ginger through indirect organogenesis and in vitro mutagenesis. Proceedings of National Seminar on Plant Biotechnology for Sustainable Hill Agriculture, DRDO.
  20. Sheeja, G., Jisha, K.G. Seetha, K., Liassamma Joseph. 1998. Tissue culture of Cinnamon (Cinnamomum Verum PRESL.). Plantation Crop Symposum XIII.
  21. Lissamma Joseph, Nazeem, P.A., Shaji Philip and Mini Balachandran. 1996. In vitro techniques for mass multiplication of black pepper and ex vitro performance of the plantlets. Journal of Plantation Crops, 24:511-516.
  22. Shylaja, M.R., Lissamma Joseph, Amma, P.S., Nybe, E.V. and Nair, G.S. 1996. Seasonal variation in the recovery of Cinnamon leaf oil. Spice India, 9(1):11-13.

Books/ book chapters published

  1. Miniraj N., Asha Sankar, M., Nybe, E.V. and Lissamma Joseph. 2008. Oushadhikaliloode Aarogyam.     KAU.
  2. Alice Kurian, Asha Sankar, M., Miniraj, N., Lissamma Joseph and Nybe, E.V. 2007. Oushadhasasyangal krishiyum Upayogavum  , KAU.
  3. Raj Mohan, K., Nazeem, P.A. and Lissamma Joseph. 2005. Plant Biotechnology Research at the Kerala Agricultural University. KAU
  4. Lissamma Joseph. 2009. Oushadha sasya krishikkoru vazhikaatti. (Medicinal Herbs Kiriyath, Thulasi, Bhrahmi, Nithyakalyani). KAU Publication.
  5. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S., Aravindakshan, K. and Raju, V. K. 2010. Survey, conservation and multiplication of early season jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) in Kerala.     In Horticulture, Horti- Buiness and Economic Prosperity – Book of Abstracts 4th Indian Horticulture Congress -2010 (Eds Singh A. K., Awasthi, O. P. and verma, M. K.). 18-21st November 2010. New Delhi. pp 32.
  6. Lissamma Joseph, Anitha, S. and K. Aravindakshan. 2012. Vrikshasugandhavilakalilae Pravardhanareethikal.    Technical Bulletin, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, p. 28.



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