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Dr. T. Girija

Professor and Head
Attached Department: 
Mobile Phone No: 
9447004940
Address (Residence): 
India
Land Phone No (Residence): 
04872304862
Profile: 

32 years- 4 years at RARS Pattambi in National Seeds Project Breeder seed production unit  and as Seed analyst in  State Seed testing Laboratory. 19 years at COH Vellanikkara in AICRP on Weed control and rest in teaching in the Department at College of Horticulture.  ICAR junior fellowship for B. Sc, Ford foundation fellowship for M. Sc and CSIR fellowship for Ph. D. Received Young scientist award  1992 instituted by State department of Science and technology  and best paper presentation award in 2011 from the Society for applied biotechnology. Guided 9 M. Sc students.  Presented papers in National and International seminars Life member of professional societies, ISWS. ISPP, Crop and Weed Science Society and International Parasitic Plants Society.

Publications:

  1. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (1998). Biochemical changes in recalcitrant mango seeds. Proceedings of the Conference – “Recalcitrant Seeds”, IUFRO Seed Symposium 1998. pp 224-226. Malaysia
  2. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (1998). Metabolic changes associated with desiccation in Calamus seeds. Proceedings of the Conference – “Recalcitrant Seeds”, IUFRO Seed Symposium 1998. pp 25-28. Malaysia
  3. Girija, T. Abraham, C. T. and Bijoy P. O.(2009).Hemiparasitic plants of humid tropics of India. Proceedings of the  10th international congress on parasitic plants, 8-12  june,2009 Kusadasi Turkey. p138.
  4. Girija.T, Abraham CT, and Aswathy MS. (2009). Effect of host interaction on the phytochemical composition of Helicanthus elastica. Proceedings of the 10th international congress on parasitic plants. 8-12 June, 2009 Kusadasi Turkey. p134
  5.  Girija T, Vijaya V. C and Abraham C. T. (2013). Comparison of competetiveness of tree parasites, Dendrophthoe falcata, Helicanthus elastica and Macrosolen capitellatum by oxygen isotope discrimination and nutrient analysis. Proceedings of 24th Asian-Pacific  Weed Science Society Conference, October 22-25, 2013, Bandung, Indonesia-253-257.

Important  publications

Journal Papers

  1. Sreepriya S. and Girija T.(2019). Seed invigoration-a technique for improving vigour and productivity of sesamum( Sesamum inducum L.) variety Thilak. Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 57 (1): 10-16.
  2. Girija,T and Menon M.V. (2019).Diversity of weed flora in pineapple plantations of Kerala. J. of Crop and Weed,15(1):218-221
  3. Sreepriya S. and Girija T.(2018)Seed priming for improving the weed competiveness in sesame. J. of Crop and Weed,14(2):40-45
  4. Girija,T and Vijaya V.C. (2014) Stomatal distribution in selected Loranthaceae members and its  significances as parasitism. Environmental Science. an Indian journal Vol.9(6) online.
  5. Girija T, Laly John, and Abraham C.T. (2015) Seasonality of emergence of selected annual weeds in coconut gardens.  Indian Journal of Weed Science, 47 (1) 55-58.
  6. Musthafa Kunnathadi, Abraham, C.T., George Thomas, C. and Girija T. (2015) Comparative evaluation of SRI with conventional system in the irrigated rice tracts of Kerala. Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 53 (1): 8-16.
  7. Suada A.P. and Girija T. (2015) Response of Isachne miliacea to herbicide to using bioassay techniques. Indian J. Weed Sci. 47(4): 442-444.
  8. Nithya N. and T. Girija (2016) Booster for mitigating the effect of ALS inhibiting herbicides   on rice yield. Indian Journal of Weed Science 478 (3):321-322.
  9. Menon, M.V., Bridgit, T.K. and Girija T. (2016) Efficacy of herbicide combination for weed management in transplanted rice. Accepted for publication in J. Trop. Agric, Issue No. 54(2).
  10. Girija.T. and Natarajarathnam, N. (1989) Green matter yield and dry matter accumulation trends in forage sorghum cultivars. Madras Agric.3. 76(5):261-265.
  11. Girija.T. and Natarajarathnam, N. (1993) Utility of growth parameters as indices of resurgence potential in forage sorghum genotypes. Madras Agric. J. 80(10) : 566-570.
  12. Girija, T., Dev, V. P. S., Asha Sankar, M. and  Nair, N. R. (1996) Hydration – dehydration technique, a mid-storage correction to prolong viability of rice seeds. Journal of Tropical Agriculture 34 : 63-64
  13. Usha, K. E., Pushpalatha, P. B., Naryanankutty, C., Girija, T. and Pathummal Beevi, S. (1996) Screening of cashew seeds at nursery stage for the use as dwarfing rootstock. The Cashew, Jan-Mar 1996.pp 9-10.
  14. Girija.T. and Natarajarathnam ,N. (1996) Tiller decline in ratoon sorghum genotypes. . Madras Agric. J.83(2) :126-127.
  15. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (1998)  Certain physiological aspects of leaf removal in Banana cv. Rasthali. The Orissa Journal of Horticulture Vol. 26(1) pp 79-81.
  16. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (1998) Biochemical changes in recalcitrant mango seeds. Proceedings of the Conference – “Recalcitrant Seeds”, IUFRO Seed Symposium 1998. pp 224-226.
  17. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (1998) Metabolic changes associated with desiccation in Calamus seeds. Proceedings of the Conference – “Recalcitrant Seeds”, IUFRO Seed Symposium 1998. pp 25-28.
  18. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (2000) Effective short-term storage technique for mango seed. The Madras Agri. Journal Vol.87 N0. 1-3. pp 113-115.
  19. Girija, T. and Srinivasan P. S. (2001) Assessment of critical moisture content in the recalcitrant seeds of mango. The Madras Agri. Journal Vol.87 N0. 4-6. pp 322-323
  20. Vidya, A.S. Abraham, C.T. Girija.T (2004) Weed Spectrum of Pokkali Lands: The Salt Marsh Rice Ecosystem of Kerala. Indian J.Weed Sci.36(1&2):157-159.
  21. Girija.T. Suresh,P. Abraham C.T. Vidhu Francis (2006) 14C Labelled Translocation studies in Loranthus. Indian J of Nuclear Science.

 Seminars / Conferences

  1. Girija, T., Vijaya, V.C. and Abraham, C.T. (2012) A comparison of host-parasite interaction between three members of Loranthaceae- Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science on “ Weed Threat to Agriculture, Biodiversity and Environment”, April  19-20,2012, Kerala Agricultural University.
  2. Sujatha, R., Girija, T., Priya Vijayan, Divyasri Krishnan, Nimmy Jose, Nazeem P.A. and Abraham C.T. (2012) Diversity analysis of wild rice ecotypes (Oryzarufipogon) from Palakkad district of Kerala.  International Symposium on 100 Years of Rice Science and Looking Beyond, January 9-12, 2012, TNAU, India.
  3. Girija, T., Abraham, C.T, Vijaya, V.C. and Bijoy, P.O. (2011) Inventory of mistletoes of the humid tropics. National Symposium on Innovative and Modern Technologies for Agricultural Productivity, Food Security and Environmental Management, 22-23 July, 2011 Mangalore, Karnataka.
  4. Girija, T., Bijoy, P.O., Vijaya, V. C. and Abraham, C.T. (2009) Viscaceae members found in the tropics of Kerala. Proceedings of the Land use board.
  5. Abraham, C.T., Girija, T. and Nimmy Jose (2010) Current Status of Weedy Rice in India and Strategies for its Management. (lead paper) Biennial Conference of Indian Society Weed Science 25-26 February2010, IGKV, Raipur, pp. 13
  6. Abraham, C. T., Girija, T. and Bijoy, P.O. (2013) Impact of alien invasive weeds on Kerala. economy – need for developing strategies. Proc. Ntl. Seminar on WTO, FTAs and   Impact on   agricultural and allied sectors. 17-18 Jan 2013, Thiruvananthapuram pp. 144-149.
  7.  Girija,T., Laly John and Abraham,C.T.(2014)Seasonality of weed emergence in coconut system.Proceeding of the Indian Society of Weed Science 15-17 February,2014-Directorate of Weed Science research station.
  8.  Girija,T.,  Nandini,K. , Abraham,C.T and Subha, M. K. (2016) Growth attributes affecting yield of pineapple [abstract]. In:Abstracts,National Conference of Plant Physiology; 8-10,December, 2016, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi,p.48. Abstract No.PA24.
  9. Sreepriya, S., Girija,T. and  Nandini,K. (2016) Enhancing morphophysiological vigour of sesame seedlings for improving productivity and weed competitiveness[abstract]. In: Abstracts, National Conference of Plant Physiology; 8-10, December, 2016, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi, p.40.   Abstract No.PA07.
  10. Nithya, N. and Girija,T. (2016) Biochemical analysis to understand phytotoxic effect of ALS inhibiting herbicides and its mitigation strategies in rice (Oryza sativa L.)[abstract].  In:Abstracts, National Conference of Plant Physiology; 8-10, December, 2016 University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi, p.44.   Abstract No.PA15.
  11. Girija, T., Nithya, N. and Ramanarayana, C.V. (2017) Effect of ALS inhibitors on     physiology of the rice plant Proceedings, Biennial Conference of ISWS, MPUAT, Udaipur, India .1-3, p-311.
  12. Prameela, K.P., Menon, M.V. and Girija, T. (2017) Evaluation of non-chemical weed management techniques in brinjal. Proceedings, Biennial Conference of ISWS on Doubling Farmers Income by 2022. The role of Weed Science, MPUAT Udaipur, India1-3, p-124.
  13. Menon, M.V., Prameela, K.P. and. Girija. T. (2017) Efficacy of post emergence herbicides in wet seeded rice. Proceedings, Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science on Doubling Farmers Income by 2022. The role of Weed Science, MPUAT Udaipur ,India,1-3  p-122.
  14. Prameela, K.P.,  Menon, M.V. and Girija, T. (2017) Evaluation of non-chemical weed management techniques in brinjal. Proceedings, Biennial Conference of ISWS on Doubling Farmers Income by 2022. The role of Weed Science, MPUAT Udaipur, India1-3 , p-124.

Books/ Booklets/ Book chapters

  1. Girija, C.T., Abraham, C. T., George Thomas and Durga Devi,,K.M. (2008) Seeds of  Tropical Weeds – Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur-680 656. 123p.
  2. Durga Devi, K.M., Abraham, C.T. and  Girija, T. (2009) Herbicides-Toxicology  and Residue Methodology. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur-680 656. 83p.
  3. Abraham, C. T., Girija, T. and Durga Devi, K.M. Weed Control recommendations for Kerala.
  4. Girija, T., Vijaya, V.C. and Naidu, V.S.G.R. (2014) Parasitic Weeds Biology and        Management. Publ. Today & Tomorrow’s Printers and Publishers, ISBN 81-7019-490-3, pp 105-111.
  5. Ramachandra Prasad, T.V., Chinnusamy C. and Girija, T. (2016) Parasitic weeds and their management. In: Yaduraju,N.T., Sharma,A.R. and Das,T.K.(Eds.). Weed Science and Management, 402.p. Indian Society of Weed Science, Jabalpur and Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi. p.229-246.

 

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