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Dr. Deepu Mathew

Assistant Professor
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Name: Deepu Mathew, Ph. D.

Designation: Professor

Attached department: Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology

Phone: +919446478503

E-mail: deepu.mathew@kau.in

Research Areas: Genomics, Molecular breeding

Scopus Author ID: 55184598400 (https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=55184598400)

ORCiD: 0000-0002-2941-1060 (https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2941-1060)

Web of Science Researcher ID: P-3742-2015 (https://publons.com/researcher/2330998/deepu-mathew/)

Vidwan ID: 51417 (https://vidwan.inflibnet.ac.in/profile/51417)

URL: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Deepu-Mathew-2

Google Scholar Citations: https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=Xe2_0BsAAAAJ&hl=en

Academic Qualifications

 

Course

Year

University

OGPA

Division

1

B. Sc. Agriculture

1998

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

8.96

Distinction

2

M. Sc. (Agri.)

Horticulture

2000

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

9.15

Distinction

3

Ph. D. Horticulture

2004

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore

9.50

Distinction

4

Post-doc (Israel Govt scholarship 2007-08)

2008

Volcani Center (ARO), Bet-Dagon, Israel

cDNA library construction and sequencing of FT gene in Narcissus and LEAFY gene in garlic

5

Post-doc (UGC Raman Fellowship)

2016-17

Purdue University, USA

Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) on Inflorescence Architecture in Maize

 

Research Experience

Sl. No

Position

Organization

Laboratory

Duration

From

To

1

 

 

Scientist- B

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

Defence Institute of High Altitude Research, Leh

08-01-2004

13-08-2005

2

Scientist/ Engineer – SD

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad

16-08-2005

03-11-2005

3

Assistant Professor

Kerala Agricultural University

KVK Malappuram

05-11-2005

31-05-2011

4

Assistant Professor

Kerala Agricultural University

Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology (CPBMB)

01-06-2011

04-11-2017

5

Associate Professor

Kerala Agricultural University

CPBMB

05-11-2017

04-11-2020

6

Professor

Kerala Agricultural University

CPBMB

05-11-2020

Continuing

Research and Development Projects in Hand

Sl. No.

Title of the project

Designation

Funded by

Duration, Outlay (Lakhs)

1

DBT-HRD programme M. Sc. (Ag.) in Plant Biotechnology

Principal Investigator, Coordinator

DBT

5 years (2020-21 to 2024-25)

257.10 Lakhs

2

DBT-Skill Vigyan Programme

Principal Investigator, Coordinator

DBT

5 years (2021-22 to 2025-26)

3

Faunal diversity of spider mites (Prostigmata: Tetranychidae) associated with agricultural ecosystems of Kerala

Sanction Order: CRG/2019/002067 dtd. 20.02.2020

Co-Principal Investigator

DST-SERB

36 months, 38.3324 Lakhs

4

Network project on Scaling-up ginger seed production through microrhizome technology

PI  and Coordinator

MIDH-DASD

From 2020-21,

52.0 lakhs

5

Finishing School in Biotechnology 2019-20

PI and Coordinator

Plan project

From 2012, 20.00-50.00 Lakhs/ year

6

Identification of putative QTLs and molecular markers for field tolerance to drought in black pepper through Genotyping by Sequencing

Principal Investigator

Plan project

2 years, 5.00 Lakhs

7

Revolving Fund scheme on Establishment of training unit at Bioinformatics Centre, KAU

Principal Investigator

KAU

 

8

Development of lateral flow test strips for  on-site detection of Banana Bunchy Top Virus (BBTV)

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

4.00 Lakhs

9

Commercial micropropagation of high value high demand crops as per National Certification System for Tissue Culture Plants (2020-20250

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

8.50 Lakhs

10

Establishment of High-tech Seed testing facility in Kerala

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

From 2015-16, 5.00 Lakhs/ year

11

Centre for Excellence in Biotechnology and Secondary Agriculture at CPBMB 2017-18

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

25.00 Lakhs

12

Nodal Centre for quality assurance of micropropagated plants at Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Biology

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

4.00 Lakhs

 

Important Completed projects

Sl. No.

Title of the project

Position

Funded by

Duration, outlay (Lakhs)

1

Marker assisted breeding to develop a bacterial wilt resistant chilli paprika variety (Capsicum annuum L.) suited for the tropical regions of India

Principal Investigator and Project Co-ordinator

DBT

65.91 Lakhs

3.5 years (27.3.2015-26.9.2018)

2

Accelerated breeding for anthracnose resistance in vegetable cowpea through molecular marker assisted selection

Principal Investigator (Young Investigators programme in Biotechnology)

Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment

3 years (10 Sep 2013 – 09 Sep 2016), 18.04 Lakhs

3

Distributed Information Centre (Bioinformatics) at KAU

Principal Investigator and Coordinator

DBT

2012-2020, 25.00 Lakhs/ year

4

Development of QTL fine maps for economic traits and stress tolerance in vegetable cowpea 2019-21

Principal Investigator

Plan project

4.00 Lakhs/ year

5

Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure in Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)

Co-Principal Investigator

DST

35.00 Lakhs

6

Lead Centre for micropropagation, training and demonstration under “Commercial micropropagation of high-demand high-value crops as per National Certification System for tissue culture plants, Phase-3 2014-15”

Co-Principal Investigator

Kerala State Planning Board

25.00 Lakhs

7

Nodal office for networking and quality control under “Commercial micropropagation of high-demand high-value crops as per National Certification System for tissue culture plants, Phase-3 2014-15”

Co-Principal Investigator

Kerala State Planning Board

25.00 Lakhs

8

Characterization of genes for self-incompatibility in cocoa, male sterility in ridgegourd, sex forms in nutmeg and high colour value and low pungency in chillies

Co-Principal Investigator

ICAR 100 Crore project mode institutional support

2 years, 150.00 Lakhs

9

State Food Security Programme – Refinement of Technological Innovations in Vegetables through Experiments in Cultivators Fields

Co-Principal Investigator

Kerala State Planning Board

15.00 Lakhs

10

Soil based nutrient recommendation plan for Agro-ecological zones of Kerala

Co-Principal Invesigator

Kerala State Planning Board

600.00 Lakhs

11

Augmentation of vegetable production through technological interventions

Co-Principal Investigator

RKVY

450.25 Lakhs

12

Boosting the vegetable production

Co-PI

RKVY

200.17 Lakhs

13

Development of black pod resistant varieties of cocoa 2017-18 (R8/65780/17 dtd. 09 Nov 17 of DR)

Co-Principal Investigator

Plan project

10.00 Lakhs

Fellowships of National Academies

  1. Associate Fellow, NAAS (National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi)
  2. Fellow, Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi
  3. Member – National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI)

Other positions held

  1. Elected Member, Academic Council, Kerala Agricultural University
  2. Secretary, National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), Kerala Chapter
  3. Member, Core Group in Agriculture, Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC)
  4. Coordinator, DBT-HRD programme in Plant Biotechnology, KAU (from 2020 Adm)
  5. Coordinator, DBT-HRD Skill Vigyan Programme, Kerala Agricultural University
  6. Coordinator, Bioinformatics Centre, Kerala Agricultural University
  7. Course Director, Planning Board - Finishing School in Biotechnology, KAU
  8. Member, Board of Studies in Biotechnology, University of Calicut
  9. Member, Project Coordination Group on Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Plant Physiology, Kerala Agricultural University
  10. Member, Project Coordination Group on Floriculture, KAU (from 24.03.2018)

Courses taught

B. Sc. (Agriculture)

Biot 2201 Principles of Plant Biotechnology, Biosafety Rules and IPR (2+1)

M. Sc. (Agri.) Plant Biotechnology

MBB 505 Techniques in Molecular Biology I (0+3)

MBB 502 Fundamentals of Molecular Biology (3+0)

MBB 503 Molecular Cell Biology (2+0)

MBB 507 Molecular Breeding (2+0)

Ph. D. (Agri.) Plant Biotechnology

MBB 606 Commercial Plant Tissue Culture (2+0)

MBB 601 Advances in Plant Molecular Biology (3+0)

Thesis Guided

M. Sc. (Ag.)

Ph. D.

Post-doc

 

As Major advisor

As advisor

As major advisor

As advisor

As major advisor

Completed

16

44

2

14

0

On-going

1

12

1

24

1

               

Varieties developed

1. KAU-Paprika BWR1: Chilli Paprika line with bacterial wilt resistance (developed through marker assisted back crossing of Kt-Pl-19 and Anugraha, Markers used -CAMS451, Pun1 and 120 background SSRs)

2. Yellow vein mosaic virus resistant transgenic okra line (through RNAi targeting the C1 ORF of beta-satellite of the Begomovirus, ihpRNA cassette ligated to pRNAi-LIC vector)

Technologies developed & included in Package of Practices Recommendations-Crops, KAU

  1. Deepu Mathew, Pathrose, B., Ameena, U., Menon, J.S., Joy, S.E., 2016, Pusa Nayanjyoti F1 – Most suitable carrot variety for the plains of Kerala
  2. Deepu Mathew, 2016, Base banding technique for management of Loranthus
  3. Sadhankumar, P.G., Devi, S. N., Kurien, S., Narayanankutty, C., Jyothi, M.L., Joseph, A., Deepu Mathew and Mathew, S.K., 2016, Kashi Kanchan – New high yielding variety in bush cowpea.

Whole Genome Sequences (SRA) submitted

1. Bioproject PRJNA598411 Deepu Mathew, 2020, Genome sequence of yeast Meyerozyma guilliermondii (Wick.) Kurtzman & M. Suzuki, comb. nov.

Accession: SRX7489465 Illumina paired-end, Accession: SRX7485865 Oxford Nanopore

2. Bioproject PRJNA639031 Deepu Mathew, 2020, Whole genome sequencing of Gongronella butleri strain GbKAU, Accession: SRX8534571 Illumina paired-end

Sanger sequences submitted - 87, Barcode submissions at BOLD (Barcode of Life Databases) - 7, Protein structures deposited in Protein Model DataBase - 3

Selected publications

1. Ganesh, K.V., Deepu Mathew, Augustine, R., Soni, K.B., Alex, S., Shylaja, M.R., and Cherian, K.A., 2022, Development of transgenic okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L. Moench) lines having RNA mediated resistance to Yellow vein mosaic virus (Geminiviridae). Journal of Virological Methods 301: 114457 doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2022.114457

2. Hussan, K.P.S., Thekkekara, D.B., Pareeth, C.M., Greena, J., Deepu Mathew, Thayyil, M.S., 2022, Antioxidant activity of Erlotinib and Gefitinib: Theoretical and experimental insights. Free Radical Research, doi: 10.1080/10715762.2022.2065990

3. Ramesh, G. A., Deepu Mathew, John K. J. and Ravisankar V., 2022, Chloroplast gene matK holds the barcodes for identification of Momordica (Cucurbitaceae) species from Indian subcontinent. Horticultural Plant Journal 8(1): 89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.hpj.2021.04.001

4. Veerabhadraswamy, M., Sindhumole, P., Deepu Mathew, Shylaja, M. R., Joseph, J., Augustine, R. and James, D., 2022, Molecular analysis of aroma gene (BADH2) in Biriyanicheera – a tropical aromatic rice genotype from Kerala, India. Molecular Biology Reports 49: 3149–3155. doi: 10.1007/s11033-022-07146-1

5. Varghese, B., Ravisankar, V. and Deepu Mathew, 2022, Novel microRNAs and their functional targets from Phytophthora infestans and Phytophthora cinnamomi. Current Genomics doi: 10.2174/1389202923666211223122305

6. Rani, M., Shylaja, M. R., Deepu Mathew, Girija D., Shankar, A., Sureshkumar P. and Beena C., 2022, Potential of microrhizomes for in vitro gingerol and shogaol synthesis in ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.). Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India, Section B: Biological Sciences 92: 121–129. doi: 10.1007/s40011-021-01314-2

7. Ravisankar, V., Deepu Mathew, Girija, D., 2022, Draft genome of Gongronella butleri reveals the genes contributing to its biodegradation potential. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, doi: 10.1186/s43141-022-00351-2

8. Sajeena A., Rao, G. P., Deepu Mathew, John, J., Dhanya, M. K., Ayisha, R. and Reddy, M. G., 2021, First report of Candidatus Phytoplasma cynodontis (16SrXIV-A subgroup) associated with cauliflower phyllody and flat stem in India. Plant Disease 105 (12): 4150. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-05-21-1047-PDN

9. Durve, L., Kumar, K. A., Bhaskar, J., Francies, R. M. and Deepu Mathew, 2021, Wide variability among the 'Mauritius' somaclones demonstrates somaclonal variation as a promising improvement strategy in pineapple (Ananas comosus L.). Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 145: 701–705. doi: 10.1007/s11240-021-02022-5

10. Ajinath, L. S., and Deepu Mathew, 2021, Genome-wide mining of potentially-hypervariable microsatellites and validation of markers in Momordica charantia L. Genetica 150: 77–85. doi: 10.1007/s10709-021-00142-6

11. Nair, D.S., Sajeena, A., Johnson, J.M., Deepu Mathew, John, J., and Sarada, S., 2021, First report of leaf blight of yardlong bean caused by Diaporthe tectonae in India. Journal of Plant Pathology 103: 1069-1070. doi: 10.1007/s42161-021-00876-4

12. George, M., Cherian, A.K. and Deepu Mathew 2021, Symptomatology of Sigatoka leaf spot disease in banana landraces and identification of its pathogen as Mycosphaerella eumusae. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences doi: 10.1016/j.jssas.2021.09.004

13. Saakre, M., Deepu Mathew and Ravisankar, V., 2021, Perspectives on plant flavonoid quercetin-based drugs for novel SARS-CoV-2. Beni-Suef University Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 10: 21 doi : 10.1186/s43088-021-00107-w

14. Jeevan, U., Kurian, S. P., Sreelatha, U., Deepu Mathew and Narayanankutty, C., 2021, Morphological, symptomatological and molecular characterization of Enterobacter cloacae causing bacterial wilt in African marigold (Tagetes erecta). Indian Phytopathology 75: 279–285. doi: 10.1007/s42360-021-00414-3

15. Ajith, P.M., Doncy, S.P.P., Ajith, G.P., Rajeshkumar, P.P., Deepu Mathew, Varma, Y.C.K. and Deena, S., 2021, First report of stem gall in papaya caused by Pantoea dispersa. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 54 (19-20): 2101-2109. doi: 10.1080/03235408.2021.1974686

16. Waghmare, S. G., Sindhumole, P., Deepu Mathew, Shylaja, M. R., Francies, R. M., Abida, P. S. & Narayanankutty, M.C., 2021, Identification of QTL linked to heat tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.) using SSR markers through bulked segregant analysis. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding 12 (01): 46-53. doi: 10.37992/2021.1201.007

17. Varghese, A., Joseph, J., Sarath P.S., Ravi, S., Deepu Mathew, Biju, S., and Sindhumole, P., 2021, Development of dual purpose cowpea culture (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) with high grain yield. Journal of Tropical Agriculture 59(1): 45-54.

18. Ajinath, L.S., Ganesh, K.V., Jacob, T.F., Pradeepkumar, T., Joseph, J., and Deepu Mathew, 2021, Cross-genera transferability of microsatellite markers from Brassicaceae, Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae to Momordica genus. Journal of Tropical Agriculture 59(1): 112-116.

19. Deepu Mathew, Anju P. S., Tom, A., Johnson, N., George M. L., Davis S. P., Ravisankar V. and Asha K., 2020, Genome-wide microsatellites and species specific markers in genus Phytophthora revealed through whole genome analysis. 3Biotech 10(10): 442. doi: 10.1007/s13205-020-02430-y

20. Chandrakant, E. S., Tulshiram, W. S., Deepu Mathew, Minimol, J. S., Jose, S., and Shylaja, M. R., 2020, Microsatellite and inter-microsatellite markers linked with resistance to vascular streak dieback in cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.). The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 95 (3): 294-302. doi: 10.1080/14620316.2019.1677509

21. Deepu Mathew, 2020, Analysis of QTL Bw1 and marker CAMS451 associated with the bacterial wilt resistance in hot pepper (Capsicum annuum L.). Plant Gene 24: 100260. doi: 10.1016/j.plgene.2020.100260

22. Valsalan, R. and Deepu Mathew, 2020, Draft genome of Meyerozyma guilliermondii strain vka1, a yeast strain with composting potential. Journal of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 18: 54. doi: 10.1186/s43141-020-00074-2

23. Kishore, S. J., Deepu Mathew, Shylaja, M. R., Francies, R. M., Sujatha, R., 2020, Cloning and characterization of Myo-inositol phosphate synthase gene (dlMIPS) and analysis of the putative structure of the enzyme responsible for the accumulation of anti-nutrient phytate in dolichos bean (Dolichos lablab L.). Plant Physiology Reports 25 (2): 370-375. doi: 10.1007/s40502-020-00507-7

24. Deepu Mathew and Ramesh G. A., 2020, A universal system for matK gene based diagnostic markers to identify the species in Cucurbitaceae. Indian Journal of Horticulture 77 (4): 733-735. doi : 10.5958/0974-0112.2020.00106.1

25. John, J.K., Pradheep, K., Krishnaraj, M.V., Deepu Mathew and Verghese, A., 2020, A new subspecies of Momordica sahyadrica (Cucurbitaceae) from southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 33 (3): 279-286. doi: 10.5958/0976-1926.2020.00040.6

26. Owens, B., Deepu Mathew, Diepenbrock, C., Tiede, T., Wu, D., Mateos-Hernandez, M., Gore, M. and Rocheford, T., 2019, Genome-Wide Association Study and pathway-level analysis of kernel color in maize. G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics 9: 1945-1955 doi: 10.1534/ g3.119.400040

27. Harish, E. R., Chellappan, M. K., Makeshkumar, T., Deepu Mathew, Ranjith, M. T. and Girija, D., 2019, Next generation sequencing reveals endosymbiont variability in cassava whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, across the agro-ecological zones of Kerala, India. Genome 62: 571-584. doi: 10.1139/gen-2018-0050

28. Paul, B. B., Deepu Mathew, Beena, S. and Shylaja, M. R., 2019, Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals the signal proteins and defence genes conferring foot rot (Phytophthora capsici sp. nov.) resistance in black pepper (Piper nigrum L.). Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology 108: 101436 doi: 10.1016/j.pmpp.2019.101436

29. Gokul, G. G., Louis, V., Namitha, P. M., Deepu Mathew, and Abida, P. S., 2019, Variability of Pectobacterium carotovorum causing rhizome rot in banana. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology 17: 60-81. doi: 10.1016/j.bcab.2018.11.001

30. Brinda, O. P., Deepu Mathew, Shylaja, M. R., Davis, S. P., Cherian, K. A. and Valsala, P. A., 2019, Isovaleric acid and avicequinone C are chikungunya virus resistance principles in Glycosmis pentaphylla (Retz.) Correa. Journal of Vector Borne Diseases 56 (2): 111-121. doi: 10.4103/0972-9062.263719

31. Viswanath, A., Deepu Mathew and Shylaja, M. R., 2019, Candidate markers assay for Capsicum pungency. Indian Journal of Horticulture 76 (3): 539-542. doi: 10.5958/0974-0112.2019.00086.0

32. Pradeepkumar, T., Minimol, J. S., Deepu Mathew, Chithira, P. G., Unni, R., 2018, Development of CGMS system in ridge gourd [Luffa acutangula (Roxb.) L.] for production of F1 hybrids. Euphytica 214 (9): 159. doi: 10.1007/s10681-018-2240-1

33. John, J. K., Roy, Y. C., Krishnaraj, M. V., Nair, R. A., Deepu Mathew and Bhat, K. V., 2018, A new subspecies of Momordica cochinchinensis (Cucurbitaceae) from Andaman Islands, India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 65 (1): 103-112. doi: 10.1007/s10722-017-0512-6

34. Pradhan, D., Deepu Mathew, Mathew, S. K. and Nazeem, P. A., 2018, Identifying the markers and tagging a leucine-rich repeat receptor-like kinase gene for resistance to anthracnose disease in vegetable cowpea [Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.]. The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 93 (3): 225-231. doi: 10.1080/14620316.2017.1362962

35. Radha, T., James, P., Simi, S., Davis, S.P., Nazeem, P.A., and Deepu Mathew, 2018, MangoDB: A database of mango varieties and landraces of the Indian subcontinent. Current Science 114 (10): 2022-2025.

36. Vikram, H. C., Raj, N. M., Deepu Mathew, 2018, Candidate molecular markers for monoecy in dioecious tree spice nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.) and analysis of genetic variability in a core collection. Current Science 114 (1): 23-25.

37. Waghmare, S. G., Sindhumole, P., Shylaja, M. R., Deepu Mathew, Francies, R. M., Abida, P. S. and Sajini, S., 2018, Analysis of simple sequence repeat (SSR) polymorphism between N22 and Uma rice varieties for marker assisted selection. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding 9 (2): 511-517. doi: 10.5958/0975-928X.2018.00062.5

38. Deepu Mathew, John, P. L., Manila, T. M., Divyasree, P., Rajan, V. T. K. S., 2017, Therapeutic molecules for multiple human diseases identified from pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L. Millsp.) through GC-MS and molecular docking. Food Science and Human Wellness 6 (4): 202-216. doi: 10.1016/ j.fshw.2017.09.003

39. Kumar, D. K., Deepu Mathew, Nazeem P. A., Abida P. S. and Thomas, G. C., 2017, A comparative proteome assay on the quality of yardlong bean pods as influenced by the organic and inorganic nourishment systems. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 39: 265. doi: 10.1007/s11738-017-2564-9

40. James, P., Davis, S. P., Ravisankar, V., Nazeem, P. A. and Deepu Mathew, 2017, Novel anti-diabetic molecules from the medicinal plants of Western Ghats of India, identified through wide spectrum in silico analyses. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants 23 (3): 249-262. doi: 10.1080/10496475.2017.1315675

41. Roy, N., Narayanankutty, A., Nazeem, P. A., Valsan, R., Babu, T. D. and Deepu Mathew, 2016, Plant phenolics Ferulic acid and p-Coumaric acid inhibit colorectal cancer cell proliferation through EGFR downregulation. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 17 (8): 4019-4023. doi: 10.14456/apjcp.2016.208/APJCP.2016.17.8.4019

42. Pradeepkumar, T., Deepu Mathew, Varun Roch C., Veni K. and Midhila K. R., 2016, Genetic interrelationship among cowpea varieties elucidated through morphometric, RAPD and SSR analyses. Legume Research, 40 (3): 409-415. doi: 10.18805/lr.v0iOF.3767

43. Shiny, A.A., Deepu Mathew, Nazeem, P.A., Abida, P.S., Mathew, S.K. and Valsala, P.A. 2015, Identification and confirmation of trailing type vegetable cowpea resistance to anthracnose. Tropical Plant Pathology, 40 (3): 169-175. doi: 10.1007/s40858-015-0032-x

44. Bennur, S., Abida, P. S., Valsala, P. A., Deepu Mathew and Bhaskar, H. 2015. DNA barcoding of spidermites (Prostigmata: Tetranychidae) in vegetables using COI and ITS2 markers. Genome, 58 (5): 195. doi: 10.1139/gen-2015-0087

45. Thakur, P.P., Deepu Mathew, Nazeem, P.A., Abida, P.S., Indira, P., Girija, D., Shylaja, M.R. and Valsala, P.A., 2014, Identification of allele specific AFLP markers linked with bacterial wilt [Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.] resistance in hot peppers (Capsicum annuum L.). Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 87: 19-24. doi: 10.1016/j.pmpp.2014.05.001

46. Belge, S.A., Nazeem, P.A., Devi, S.N., Deepu Mathew, Girme, A.R. and Ekatpur, S.C., 2014, Validation of molecular markers for tagging the combined resistance for bacterial wilt and tomato leaf curl virus diseases in tomato. Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 52: 47-53.

47. Porat, T.N., Cohen, D., Deepu Mathew, Kamenetsky, R. and Flaishman, M., 2013, Turned on by heat: differential expression of FT and LFY-like genes in Narcissus tazetta during floral transition. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64: 3273-3284. doi:10.1093/jxb/ert165

48. Panjikkaran, S.T. and Deepu Mathew, 2013, An environmentally friendly and cost effective technique for the commercial cultivation of oyster mushroom [Pleurotus florida (Mont.) Singer]. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 93(4): 973-976. doi: 10.1002/jsfa.5827

49. Deepu Mathew, Yitzhak Forer, Haim D. Rabinowitch and Rina Kamenetsky, 2011, Effect of long photoperiod on the reproductive and bulbing processes in garlic (Allium sativum L.) genotypes. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 71 (2): 166-173. doi: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2010.11.008

Books

1. Shylaja, M. R., Deepu Mathew, Peter, K. V., 2021. Techniques in Molecular Biology and Plant Biotechnology, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-90591-02-2), p. 191.

2. Deepu Mathew, 2018, Vegetable Science for Competitive Exams (ISBN: 978-81-272-6858-9), 2 Ed., Kalyani Publishers, Ludhyana, India, pp. 218.

3. Waghmare, S. and Deepu Mathew, 2019, SUMO Protein and Post-translational Modifications in Plants, ISBN: 978-613-9-44471-7, Lambet Academic Publishing, Mauritius.

Databases and libraries developed

1. MangoDB – Database of mango varieties and landraces of India

2. RepeatMasker for palms – A library for repeat masking in genome analyses of palm crops, available at http://www.kau.in/repeat-libraries

Selected Book Chapters

  1. Deepu Mathew, 2018, Biosafety and bioregulatory mechanisms for transgenic crops. In: Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops, Eds. Rout, G. R. and Peter, K. V., ISBN: 9780128104392, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, pp. 273-314. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-810439-2.00013-1
  2. 2.Deepu Mathew, 2022, Omics in vegetable crops: Cucurbitaceae and Amaryllidaceae. In: Omics in Horticultural Crops, Eds. Rout, G. R. and Peter, K. V., ISBN: 9780323899055, Academic Press, Elsevier Inc., Cambridge, https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-89905-5.00005-7
  3. 3.Ravisankar, V. and Deepu Mathew, 2022, Multi-Omics bioinformatics approaches in horticultural crops. In: Omics in Horticultural Crops, Eds. Rout, G. R. and Peter, K. V., ISBN: 9780323899055, Academic Press, Elsevier, Cambridge, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-89905-5.00003-3
  4. Deepu Mathew, 2017, Molecular biology of flowering in plants. In: Production and Protection of Horticultural Crops, (Ed.) Peter, K. V., ISBN: 9789386546418, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, pp. 1-22.
  5. 5.         Deepu Mathew, 2013, DNA Barcoding and its applications in Horticultural crops. In: Peter, K.V. (Ed.), Biotechnology in Horticulture: Methods and Applications, New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, (ISBN: 9789381450918), pp.25-50. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.836319

Invited Keynote Lectures – National Seminars

1. Phytomedicine, International Conference on Phytomedicine (ICPM 2018), 29-31 Aug. 2018, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore

2. Molecular Markers, National Workshop on Tools and Techniques in Advanced Plant Science Research, 05-12 Dec. 2019, Department of Botany, University of Kerala

3. Alleles – Mining and Generation, Inaugural Session of Botany Club, Little Flower College, Guruvayur, 19 Nov. 2019

4. The choice and use of molecular markers, International Seminar on Trends in Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 20-21 Aug. 2019, St. Joseph’s College, Irinjalakkuda

5. DNA barcodes assisted horticultural systematics: Methods and protocols, National Symposium on Horticulture in the Vanguard of Climate Change and Urban Development, 7-8 February 2019, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu

Life Membership in Professional Bodies

Life member in 11 national scientific societies

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