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M.Phil and Ph.D Research Programme are being pursued in the following areas
  • Triazole induced growth and metabolism in plants
  • Physiology of salt tolerance in Mangroves
  • Stress Physiology in crop plants
  • Bioactive peptides from medicinal plants
  • Cytotaxonomy and Biosystematics
  • Physiology of salt tolerance in Mangroves
  • Molecular Profiling of Mangroves

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
  • The Department inks pact with other Universities:
  • Tajen University, Taiwan
  • Department of Crop Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bangalore

List of Equipment:
  • NIKON - Florescence Trinocular Microscope with phase contrast and image analyzer.
  • ELISA Reader and Washer
  • PCR Thermal cycler (Eppendorff)
  • Automatic Fraction collector with peristaltic pump Cooling Centrifuge
  • -80oC deep freezer
  • -20 oC deep freezer
  • Gel Documentation System
  • RT-PCR
  • Eppendorf Co2 Incubator
  • Bio-hazard Safety Hood
  • Nanophotometer

Features of the Department:
  • UGC-SAP & DST-FIST sponsored Department.
  • Fellowships like BSR Fellowships, DST-INSPIRE Fellowship, RGNF etc.
  • Well furnished infrastructure.
  • Good student Faculty ratio.
  • Well equipped laboratories.
  • Well equipped Library with e-searching facility.
  • All faculty with Ph.Ds
  • Sixteen ongoing projects for the approximate amount of Rs. 80 Lakhs from various Agencies.
  • Remedial classes for weaker students.
  • Advanced research instrumentation facility

Future plans of the Department:
  • Transgenic Plant Breeding for Stress Tolerance.
  • Molecular Profiling of Medicinal Plants.
  • Salt stress Physiology.
  • Bio-reclamation of Coastal saline soils.
  • Bioactive compounds from plant origin.
  • Mutation Breeding.