janavi

Education

  • Ph.D., in Horticulture (2005), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
  • M.Sc., in Horticulture (1994), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
  • B.Sc., in Horticulture (1991), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore

Specialization

  • Micro-propagation / Tissue culture of Horticultural crops & transformation studies

Current Areas of Research

  • Nano emulsion for preservation of perishables

Professional Memberships

  • South Indian Horticultural Society
  • Society of Ornamental Horticulture
  • International Federation of Women in Agriculture
  • International Society of Plant Cell & Biotechnology
  • Indian Society of Vegetable Crops

 National and International Awards & Research Fellowships

  • Shiksha Rattan Puraskar Award (2007), India International Friendship Society, New Delhi
  • Best Teacher Award of TNAU (2008)
  • MASHAV International Research Fellow of Israel (2004)
  • Matsumae International Post Doc Research Fellow of Japan (2010)

Selected publications:

  • G.J.Janavi and E.Vadivel (2009). In vitro mass multiplication of Vanilla planifoliaAndrews. Plant Cell Biotech & Mol Biol. 10(1&2): 57-62
  • Valentine Otang Ntui, Kynet Kong, Raham Sher Khan, Tomoko Igawa, Gnanaguru Janaky Janavi, Ramalingam Rabindran, Ikuo Nakamura, Masahiro Mii (2015). Resistance to Sri Lankan Cassava Mosaic Virus (SLCMV) in Genetically Engineered Cassava cv. KU50 through RNA Silencing. PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0120551, page 1 – 23

Teaching responsibilities

  • Handling courses for Under Graduate degree and Post Graduate Programs