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Staff Id : 03350
Name : Dr. V. VENKATESALU
Designation : PROFESSOR & HEAD (on additional duty as Director, Centre for Academic Research)
Qualification : M.Sc.,M.Phil,Ph.D.,
Specialization : PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, Bio-Active Compounds from Mangroves/halophytes, Algae and Medicinal Plants
Date of Birth : 03-04-1962
Date of Joining : 03-08-1994
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
Department of Botany
Annamalai University,Annamalai Nagar (Post)
Tamil Nadu - 608 002.
9842998740venkatesalu@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 18-
Ph.D. 112


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 311072
Conducted 1----


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 7160,82,880
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
24 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - National
A. Bibi, A. Thangamani, V. Venkatesalu, "Some endemic medicinal plants of Andamans with antimicrobial potential.", Journal of Applied and Advanced Research, Volume 1, Number 1, 2016, pp. 10-15. 2016.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu, G. Adaikala Raj and S. Krishnamoorthy, "Comparison of antibacterial activity of different solvent extracts of Gracilaria verrucosa on multidrug resistant bacterial strains.", Annamalai Univ. Sci. J, Volume 48, Number 1, 2015, pp. 91-102. 2015.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu, G. Adaikala Raj and S. Krishnamoorthy, "Antibacterial properties of various extracts of Sargassum wightii against multidrug resistant bacterial strains.", Phykos, Volume 44, Number 2, 2014, pp. 17-28. 2014.
C. Kalaivanan, M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Effect of seaweed liquid extract of Caulerpa scalpelliformis on growth and biochemical constituents of black gram (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper).", Phykos , Volume 42, Number 2, 2012, pp. 46-53. 2012.
V. Venkatesalu, P. Sundaramoorthy, M. Anantharaj, M. Chandrasekaran, A. Senthilkumar, "Seasonal variation on fatty acid composition of some marine macro algae from Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Southeast cost of India.", Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences , Volume 41, Number 5, 2011, pp. 442-450. 2011.
G. Agramoorthy, F. A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, and P. C. Shea, "Bioconcentration of heavy metals in selected medicinal plants of India.", . Journal of Environmental Biology, Volume 30, Number 2, 2009, pp. 175-178. 2009.
K. Kannathasan, S. Sivasankari, M. Chandrasekaran, R. Rajkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Evaluation of the red alga Hypnea musciformis for gibberellic acid like substances and biofertilizing nature.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 30 , Number 1-2, 2008, pp. 123-133. 2008.
M. Chandrasekaran, V. Venkatesalu, S. Sivasankari, K. Kannathasan, A.K. Sajit Khan, K. Prabhakar, S. Rajendran and Y. Lakshmi Sarayu, "Antibacterial activity of certain mangroves against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 28, Number 2, 2006, pp. 165-170. 2006.
S. Sivasankari, M. Chandrasekaran, K. Kannathasan and V. Venkatesalu, "Studies on the biochemical constituents of Vigna radiate Linn. Treated with seaweed liquid fertilizer.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 28, Number 1, 2006, pp. 151-158. 2006.
S. Sivasankari, M. Chandrasekaran, K. Kannathasan, V. Venkatesalu, "Effect of seaweed extract on growth and yield of cowpea.", Seaweed Research Utilization, Volume 28, Number 2, 2006, pp. 145-150. 2006.
V. Venkatesalu, P. Sundaramoorthy, M. Anantharaj, M. Gopalakrishnan and M. Chandrasekaran, "Studies on the fatty acid composition of some brown macroalgae.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 27, Number 1, 2005, pp. 45-48. 2005.
M. Chandrasekaran, V. Venkatesalu, M. Anantharaj and S. Sivasankari, "Antibacterial activity of fatty acid methyl esters of Ipomoea pes-caprae (L.) Sweet. .", Indian Drugs, Volume 42, Number 2, 2005, pp. 275-281. 2005.
S. Raghu, S. Ramkumar, P. Prapakaran, V. Venkatesalu, "Enhancing the availability of sugarcane seed material of the variety CO 92-012 through tissue culture methods..", Journal of Theoretical and Experimental Biology, Volume 2, Number 2, 2005, pp. 73-76. 2005.
M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of bark Cassia siamea.", Indian Drugs, Volume 45, Number 3, 2004, pp. 298-299. 2004.
V. Venkatesalu, P. Sundaramoorthy, M. Anantharaj, M. Gopalakrishnan and M. Chandrasekaran, "Studies on the fatty acid composition of marine algae of Rameswaram Coast.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 26, Number 1, 2004, pp. 83-86. 2004.
M. Anantharaj, V. Venkatesalu, M. Chandrasekaran and S. Sivasankari, "Screening of fatty acid methyl ester of marine algae for antibacterial activity.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 26, Number 1, 2004, pp. 87-92. 2004.
M. Chandrasekaran, V. Venkatesalu, M. Anantharaj, S. Rajendran, K. Prabhakar, "Studies on the Antibacterial activity of a mangrove, Aegiceras corniculatum.", Annamalai University Science Journal, Volume XL, Number 1, 2004, pp. 169-174. 2004.
V. Venkatesalu, P. Sundaramoorthy, M. Anantharaj and M. Chandrasekaran, "Fatty acid composition of some marine algae.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 25, Number 1, 2003, pp. 95-98. 2003.
V. Venkatesalu, P. Sundaramoorthy, M. Anantharaj and M. Chandrasekaran, "Fatty acid composition of some Rhodophycean marine macroalgae.", Phykos , Volume 41, Number 5, 2003, pp. 59-62. 2003.
M. Anantharaj, M. Chandrasekaran, V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of marine macroalgal extracts.", Annamalai University Science Journal, Volume XL, Number 1, 2003, pp. 31-35. 2003.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu, M. Anantharaj, K. Prabhakar, S. Rajendran, "Antibacterial activity of Odina wodier. .", Annamalai University Science Journal, Volume XL, Number 1, 2003, pp. 37-42. 2003.
M. Anantharaj and V. Venkatesalu, "Studies on the effect of seaweed extracts on Dolichos biflorus.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 24, Number 1, 2002, pp. 129-137. 2002.
M. Anantharaj and V. Venkatesalu, "Effect of seaweed liquid fertilizer on Vigna catajung.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 23, Number 1, 2001, pp. 33-39. 2001.
P. Sundaramoorthy, J. Kunjithapatham, P. Thamizhinian and V. Venkatesalu, "Effect of fertilizer factory effluent on germination and seedling growth of groundnut varieties.", J. Ecobiol, Volume 13, Number 2, 2001, pp. 3-8. 2001.
S. Suganyadevi, A. Rajesh and V. Venkatesalu, "Studies on the carbon metabolic pathway of certain marine Chlorophycean members.", Seaweed Res. Utiln, Volume 22, Number 1, 2000, pp. 37-40. 2000.
L. Manivel, R. Rajkumar, S. Marimuthu and V. Venkatesalu, "Plant growth regulators for crop management in South Indian tea.", J. Plant. Crops, Volume 26, Number 1, 1998, pp. 63-69. 1998.
V. Venkatesalu, K.P. Chellappan, "Photosynthetic studies in succulent halophytes.", Geobios, Volume 15, Number 1, 1998, pp. 49-52. 1988.
P. Sundaramoorthy, V. Venkatesalu, R. Arumugam, "Studies on the effect of cement kiln exhaust on the vegetation in and around Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu.", Annamalai University Science Journal, Volume 39, Number 2, 1998, pp. 24-34. 1988.
S. Radhakrishnan, R. Arumugam, V. Venkatesalu and K.P. Chellappan, "Sodium chloride stress on growth and mineral distribution of Zea mays L.", J. Swamy Bot. Club, Volume 14, Number 1, 1997, pp. 122-127. 1997.
A. Venkatesan, K.P. Chellappan and V. Venkatesalu, "Salinity stress on growth and mineral nutrition of Ipomea pes-caprae Sweet.", Geobios, Volume 24, Number 2, 1997, pp. 112-118. 1997.
V. Venkatasalu, R. Rajkumar, L. Manivel and S. Marimuthu, "Growth regulators in bringing up of young tea.", J. Plant. Crops, 24: 643-646., Volume 24, Number 1, 1996, pp. 643-646. 1996.
L. Manivel, R. Rajkumar, S. Marimuthu and V. Venkatesalu, "Foliar application of potassium for increasing drought tolerance in tea.", J. Potassium Res, Volume 11, Number 1, 1995, pp. 81-87. 1995.
V. Venkatesalu, L. Manivel and R. Rajkumar, "Effect of antitranspirants in tea.", J. Plant. Crops, Volume 21, Number 1, 1993, pp. 366-371. 1993.
L. Manivel, R. Rajkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Biostimulants in tea for crop productivity.", J. Plant. Crops, Volume 21, Number 1, 1993, pp. 322-327. 1993.
List of Publications - International
R. Veeramohan, G. Adaikala Raj, V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of methanol crude extracts of marine macro algae from the Thikkodi Calicut west coast of India.", International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences, Volume 8, Number 1, 2017, pp. 136-142. 2017.
M. Jayaraman, A. Senthilkumar, G. Adaikala Raj, and V. Venkatesalu, "Isolation of mosquito larvicidal molecule from the leaves of Clausena anisata.", Journal of Experimental Sciences, Volume 6, Number 1, 2015, pp. 12-16. 2015.
R. Arumugama, V. Venkatesalu, R. Rajkumar, "Characteristic Variation in pigment composition, photosynthetic carbon assimilation and phytonutrients content of Dendrophthoe falcata, a hemiparasite growing on host trees of saline and non saline environments.", Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, Volume 62, Number 5, 2015, pp. 641-646. 2015.
K. Kannathasan, A. Senthilkumar, V. Venkatesalu, "Crystal structure and antibacterial evaluation of epifriedelinol isolated from Vitex peduncularis Wall. ex Schauer.", Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Volume xxx, Number xxx, 2015, pp. 110-114. 2015.
Adaikala Raj, G., M. Chandrasekaran, S. Krishnamoorthy, M. Jayaraman and V. Venkatesalu, "Phtochemical profile and larvicidal properties of seed essential oil from Nigella sativa L. (Ranunculaceae), against Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera:Culicidae).", Parasitol. Research, Volume 114, Number 9, 2015, pp. 3385-3391. 2015.
S. Krishnamoorthy, M. Chandrasekaran, Adaikala Raj, G., M. Jayaraman and V. Venkatesalu, "Identification of chemical constituents and larvicidal activity of essential oil from Murraya exotica L. (Rutaceae) against Aedes aegypti, Anopheles stephensi and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).", Parasitology Research, Volume 114, Number 5, 2015, pp. 1839-1845. 2015.
Adaikala Raj, G., M. Chandrasekaran, S. Krishnamoorthy, and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of different solvent extracts of Caulerpa chemnitzia (Esper) J.V. Lamououx, from Mandapam, Gulf of Mannar Southeast Coast, Tamil Nadu.", Journal of Medicinal Herbs and Ethnomedicine, Volume 1, Number 1, 2015, pp. 24-31. 2015.
Adaikala Raj, G., M. Chandrasekaran, S. Krishnamoorthy and V. Venkatesalu, "Screening of phytochemical and antibacterial potential of different organic solvent extracts of Stoechospermum marginatum (Ag) Kutz. from Manappad coast, Tuticorin district, South India.", J. Med. Herbs. Ethnomed.,, Volume 1, Number 1, 2015, pp. 50-58. 2015.
M. Jayaraman, A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Evaluation of some aromatic plant extracts for mosquito larvicidal potential against Culex quinquefasciatus, Aedes aegypti, and Anopheles stephensi.", Parasitology Research, Volume 114, Number 4, 2015, pp. 1511-1518. 2015.
A. Senthilkumar, B. Gopalakrishnan, M. Jayaraman and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oil from the leaves of Murraya koenigii (L.) Spreng.", Journal of Experimental Sciences, Volume 5, Number 1, 2014, pp. 1-4. 2014.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu, G. Adaikala Raj and S. Krishnamoorthy, "Antibacterial activity of Ulva fasciata against multidrug resistant bacterial strains.", Int. Lett. Nat. Sci, Volume 19, Number 2, 2014, pp. 40-51. 2014.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu and G. Adaikala Raj, "Anti-MRSA activity of brown and red algae from Gulf of Mannar coast, South India.", Int. J. Life Sci. Technol., , Volume 7, Number 4, 2014, pp. 22-31. 2014.
Chandrasekaran, M., V. Venkatesalu and G. Adaikala Raj, "Antibacterial activity of selected marine macro algae against Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus faecalis.", J. Coast. Life Med., , Volume 2, Number 12, 2014, pp. 940-946. 2014.
Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical constituents, in vitro antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of essential oil from the fruit pulp of wood apple.", Industrial Crops and Products. , Volume 46, Number 4, 2013, pp. 66-72. 2013.
A. Senthilkumar, M. Jayaraman and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical constituents and larvicidal potential of Feronia limonia leaf essential oil against Anopheles stephensi, Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus..", Parasitology Research. 112(3): 1337-1342, Volume 112, Number 3, 2013, pp. 1337-1342. 2013.
A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "In vitro fungitoxic and cytotoxic efficacy of Chloroxylon swietenia DC. leaf essential oil.", Journal of Essential Oil Research, Volume 25, Number 4, 2013, pp. 348-353. 2013.
C. Kalaivanan, M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Screening of selected medicinal plants for in vitro antidermatophytic activity.", Journal of Medical Mycology, Volume 23, Number 4, 2013, pp. 247-254. 2013.
S.A. Elakkia, V. Venkatesalu, "Antimicrobial activity of different solvent extracts of some cassia species.", International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences , Volume 4, Number 3, 2013, pp. 728-736. 2013.
Eliningaya J. Kweka, Annadurai Senthilkumar, Venugopalan Venkatesalu, "Toxicity of essential oil from Indian borage on the larvae of African malaria vector mosquito, Anopheles gambiae.", Parasite and Vectors, Volume 5, Number 1, 2012, pp. 277-281. 2012.
C. Kalaivanan, V. Venkatesalu, "Utilization of seaweed Sargassum myriocystum extracts as a stimulant of seedlings of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper.", Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, Volume 10, Number 2, 2012, pp. 466-470. 2012.
A. Senthilkumar, S. N. Tikar, N. Gopalan, P. Sundaramoorthy, V. Venkatesalu, "Larvicidal potential of different solvent extracts and oleanolic acid derivative from Coccinia indica against vector mosquitoes.", Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 94(7):1342–1349, Volume 94, Number 7, 2012, pp. 1342-1349. 2012.
V. Venkatesalu, N. Gopalan, C.R. Pillai, Vineeta Singh, M. Chandrasekaran, A. Senthilkumar, N. Chandramouli, "In vitro anti-plasmodial activity of some traditionally used medicinal plants against Plasmodium falciparum.", Parasitology Research. 111(1): 497-501, Volume 111, Number 1, 2012, pp. 497-501. 2012.
A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Larvicidal potential of Acorus calamus L. essential oil against filarial vector mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease. 2(4): 324-326, Volume 2, Number 4, 2012, pp. 324-326. 2012.
K. Kannathasan, A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Mosquito larvicidal activity of methyl-p-hydroxybenzoate isolated from the leaves of Vitex trifolia Linn.", Acta Tropica, Volume 120, Number 1-2, 2011, pp. 115-118. 2011.
K. Kannathasan, A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "In vitro antibacterial potential of some Vitex species against human pathogenic bacteria.", Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine. 4(8);645 - 648), Volume 4, Number 8, 2011, pp. 645-648. 2011.
M. Chandrasekaran, A. Senthilkumar, V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial and antifungal efficacy of fatty acid methyl esters from the leaves of Sesuvium portulacastrum L..", European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, Volume 15, Number 7, 2011, pp. 775-780. 2011.
A. Senthilkumar and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical composition and larvicidal activity of the essential oil of Plectranthus amboinicus (Lour.) Spreng against Anopheles stephensi: a malarial vector mosquito.", Parasitology Research, Volume 107, Number 5, 2010, pp. 1275-1278. 2010.
A. Senthilkumar, K. Kannathasan, M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical constitutions and antibacterial activity of the leaf essential oil of Feronia limonia.", Indian J. Microbiol, Volume 50 , Number 1, 2010, pp. 570-573. 2010.
A. Senthilkumar, K. Kannathasan and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of the leaf essential oil of Blumea mollis (D. Don) Merr.", World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Volume 25, Number 7, 2009, pp. 1297-1300. 2009.
M. Chandrasekaran, A. Senthilkumar, K. Kannathasan and V. Venkatesalu , "Fatty acid composition of some mangroves.", Chemistry of Natural Compounds. 46(1): 92-94, Volume 46, Number 1, 2009, pp. 92-94. 2009.
A. Senthilkumar, and V. Venkatesalu, "Phytochemical analysis and antibacterial activity of essential oil of Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth. .", International Journal of Integrative Biology, Volume 5, Number 2, 2009, pp. 116-120. 2009.
M. Chandrasekaran, K. Kannathasan and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of some salt marsh halophytes and mangrove plants against methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.", World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol, Volume 25, Number 1, 2009, pp. 155-160. 2009.
K. Kannathasan, A. Senthilkumar, V. Venkatesalu and M. Chandrasekaran, "Larvicidal activity of fatty acid methyl esters of Vitex species against Culex quinquefasciatus.", Parasitol. Research, Volume 103, Number 4, 2008, pp. 999-1001. 2008.
V. Venkatesalu, A. Senthilkumar, M. Chandrasekaran and K. Kannathasan, "Screening of certain mangroves for photosynthetic carbon metabolic pathway.", Photosynthetica, Volume 46, Number 4, 2008, pp. 622-626. 2008.
G. Agoramoorthy, F.A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, D.H. Kuo and P.C. Shea, "Evaluation of antioxidant polyphenols from selected mangrove plants of India.", Asian J. Chem, Volume 20, Number 2, 2008, pp. 1311-1322. 2008.
A. Senthilkumar, K. Kannathasan, and V. Venkatesalu, "Chemical constitutions and larvicidal property of the essential oil of Blumea mollis (D. Don.) Merr. against Culex quinquefasciatus.", Parasitol. Res, Volume 103, Number 4, 2008, pp. 959-962. 2008.
M. Chandrasekaran, K. Kannathasan and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial activity of fatty acid methyl esters of some members of Chenopodiaceae.", Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C, Volume 63, Number 5-6, 2008, pp. 331-335. 2008.
G. Agoramoorthy, M. Chandrasekaran, V. Venkatesalu and M.J. Hsu, "Antibacterial and antifungal activities of fatty acid methyl esters of the blind-your-eye mangrove from India.", Brazilian J. Microbiol, Volume 38, Number 4, 2007, pp. 739-742. 2007.
K. Kannathasan, A. Senthilkumar, M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Differential larvicidal efficacy of four species of Vitex against Culex quinquefasciatus larvae.", Parasitol. Research, Volume 101, Number 6, 2007, pp. 1721-1723. 2007.
S. Sivasankari, V. Venkatesalu, M. Anantharaj and M. Chandrasekaran, "Effect of seaweed extracts on the growth and biochemical constituents of Vigna sinensis.", Bioresource Technol, Volume 97, Number 14, 2006, pp. 1745-1751. 2006.
S. Raghu, S. Ramkumar, P. Prapakaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Influence of spacing on growth and yield of sugarcane raised through in vitro micropropagation.", Sugar Tech, Volume 8, Number 1, 2006, pp. 82-84. 2006.
M. Chandrasekaran and V. Venkatesalu, "Antibacterial and antifungal activity of Syzygium jambolanum seeds.", J. Ethnopharmacol, Volume 91, Number 1, 2004, pp. 105-108. 2004.
A. Rajesh, R. Arumugam and V. Venkatesalu, "Responses of Ceriops roxburghiana to NaCl stress..", Biol. Plantarum, Volume 42, Number 1, 1999, pp. 143-148. 1999.
A. Rajesh, R. Arumugam and V. Venkatesalu, "Growth and photosynthetic characteristics of Ceriops roxburghiana under NaCl stress.", Photosynthetica, Volume 35, Number 2, 1998, pp. 285-287. 1998.
A. Venkatesan, V. Venkatesalu and K.P. Chellappan, "Photosynthetic characteristics of Ipomea pes-caprae Forsk. under NaCl stress.", Photosynthetica, Volume 31, Number 4, 1995, pp. 631-634. 1995.
V. Venkatesalu, R. Rajkumar and K.P. Chellappan, "Growth and mineral distribution of Sesuvium portulacastrum L., a salt marsh halophyte under sodium chloride stress.", Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal., 25(15-16, Volume 25, Number 15-16, 1994, pp. 2797-2805. 1994.
V. Venkatesalu, R. Rajkumar and K.P. Chellappan, "Sodium chloride stress on organic constituents of Sesuvium portulacastrum L., a salt marsh halophyte.", J. Plant Nutr, Volume 17(, Number 10, 1994, pp. 1635-1645. 1994.
R. Rajkumar, V. Venkatesalu and L. Manivel, "Clonal variation in carbon dioxide assimilation in tea.", Photosynthetica, Volume 29, Number 4, 1993, pp. 609-612. 1993.
V. Venkatesalu and K.P. Chellappan, "Photochemical characteristic of Sesuvium portulacastrum L., under sodium chloride stress.", Photosynthetica, Volume 29, Number 1, 1993, pp. 139-141. 1993.
V. Venkatesalu, and K.P. Chellappan, "Photosynthetic characteristics of Sesuvium portulacastrum L. under salt stress.", Photosynthetica, Volume 28, Number 2, 1993, pp. 313-316. 1993.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi. - Life Member
Indian Science Congress Association, Calcutta - Life Member
Association of Seaweed Research and Utilization - Life Member
Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka - Life Member