Dr. V.  Vadivel

Dr. V. Vadivel

Assistant Professor
V.O. Chidambaram College, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Botany from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India

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Biography

Presently working (2007 - till date) as Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of Botany, V. O. Chidambaram College, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India. Worked as Scientific Assistant (1997-2007), Indian Cardamom Research Institute, Spices Board, Myladumpara, Idukki District, Kerala, India. Worked as Junior Project Fellow (1992-1996) in a Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India, New Delhi Sponsored major project entitled "South Indian Tribal pulses: Germplasm Management & Biochemical Studies". Secured distinction in M.Phil degree. Guided nearly 15 M.Sc students for their Dissertation works. Attended three training programs. attended 19 conferences / workshops / symposium. Published 54 research papers. Awarded M.S. Oration Medal 2000 constituted by the President and Members of the Governing Council, Society of Bio-naturalists, Bhopal, M.P, India. Got h-index 10 and i10-index 10 in Google Scholar.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
100%
Tissue Culture
62%
Plant Conservation
90%
Crop Improvement
75%
Legume Crops
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Smitha, V. and V. Vadivel, 2019. Phytochemical screening for active compounds in Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brogn. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 8: 3556-3559.
  2. Smitha, V. and V. Vadivel, 2019. Phytochemical composition and antioxidant potential of itching beans (Mucuna pruriens var. pruriens (L.) DC): A less-known food and medicinal legume. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 4: 1-5.
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  3. Badhsheeba, M.A. and V. Vadivel, 2019. Free radical scavenging potential of Acrostichum aureum L., leaves. Int. J. Sci. Res. Rev., 8: 1-14.
  4. Badhsheeba, R.A. and V. Vadivel, 2018. Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant activity of Acrostichum aureum Linn. Rachis. J. Pharmacogn. Phytochem., 7: 1146-1151.
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  5. Badhsheeba, M.A. and V. Vadivel, 2018. In vitro evaluation of antioxidant potential of Acrostichum aureum Linn. Rachis. Int. J. Sci. Res. Rev., 7: 268-276.
  6. Soris, P.T., B.K. Kala, V.R. Mohan and V. Vadivel, 2010. The biochemical composition and nutritional potential of three varieties of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper. Adv. Bio. Res., 1: 6-16.
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  7. Kala, B.K., P.T. Soris, V.R. Mohan and V. Vadivel, 2010. Nutrient and chemical evaluation of raw seeds of five varieties of Lablab purpureus (L.) sweet. Adv. Bio. Res., 1: 44-53.
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  8. Vadivel, V., 2009. Vanilla cultivation. Outreach, 2: 62-69.
  9. Vadivel, V., 2009. Chemical composition of tree legume seeds collected from Maruthamalai Hills, Tamil Nadu. Outreach, 1: 44-48.
  10. Sooravan, T., S. Varadarasan and V. Vadivel, 2007. Cardamom cultivation and future perspective. Indian Horticult., 52: 31-36.
  11. Vadivel, V., P. Senthilkumaran and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2006. Problems and perspective of turmeric production and export in India. Spice India, 19: 18-25.
  12. Vadivel, V., P. Senthilkumaran and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2006. Problems and perspective of ginger production and export. Spice India, 19: 38-42.
  13. Vadivel, V., P. Senthilkumaran and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2006. Ginger production and export problems and perspective. Bus. Star, 17: 12-14.
  14. Kuruvilla, K.M., K.J. Madhusoodanan, V. Vadivel, V.V. Radhakrishanan, D.V. Patil and J. Thomas, 2006. Hybrid cardamom 'MHC-26' with high yield and quality capsule traits. J. Plant. Crops, 34: 208-211.
  15. Anand, G., B. Gopakumar, K.M. Kuruvilla, V. Vadivel and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2006. Performance of pepper (Piper nigrum L.) varieties in lower Pulney hills of Tamil Nadu, India. J. Plantn. Crops, 34: 256-257.
  16. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2005. Nutritional and antinutritional characteristics of seven South Indian wild legumes. Plant Foods Hum. Nutr., 60: 69-75.
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  17. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2004. The nutritional and antinutritional attributes of sword bean [Canavalia glabiata (Jacq.) DC.]: An under-utilised tribal pulse from South India. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 39: 917-926.
  18. Thomas, J., K.M. Kuruvilla and V. Vadivel, 2004. Tips on quality planting materials production of vanilla. Spice India, 17: 37-41.
  19. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2004. Journal of spices and aromatic crops: A bibliometric appraisal. SRELS J. Inform. Manage., 41: 121-131.
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  20. Radhakrishnan, V.V., K.J. Madhusoodanan., P.M. Priya, K.M. Kuruvilla and V. Vadivel, 2004. Crop improvement studies on cardamom. Spice India, 17: 19-21.
  21. Kuruvilla, K.M., V. Vadivel, V.V. Radhakrishnan and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2004. Crop improvement programmes on vanilla. Spice India, 17: 39-41.
  22. Vadivel, V., K.M. Kuruvilla and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2003. Cardamom varieties for higher yield and better quality capsules. Spice India, 16: 5-7.
  23. Vadivel, V. and K.M. Kuruvilla, 2003. Nutmeg-A tree spice of medicinal importance. Spice India, 16: 39-40.
  24. Vadivel, V. and K.M. Kuruvilla, 2003. Marjoram. Spice India, 16: 21-22.
  25. Vadivel, V. and K.J. Madhusoodanan, 2003. Problems and perspectives of garlic productivity and exports. Indian J. Arecanut Spices Med. Plants, 5: 89-93.
  26. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2003. Use pattern of information channels by the scientists and engineers: a case study. SRELS J. Inform. Manage., 40: 29-40.
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  27. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2003. Spice India: A bibliometric study. SRELS J. Inform. Manage., 40: 431-438.
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  28. Janardhanan, K., V. Vadivel and M. Pugalenthi, 2003. Biodiversity in Indian Under Exploited/Tribal Pulses. In: Improvement Strategies for Leguminosae Biotechnology, Jaiwal, P.K. and R.P. Singh (Eds.)., Springer, The Netherlands, pp: 353-405.
  29. Gurumoorthy, P., S. Senthilkumar, V. Vadivel and K. Janardhanan, 2003. Studies on agrobotanical characters of different accessions of velvet bean collected from Western Ghats, South India. Trop. Subtrop. Argoecosyst., 2: 105-115.
  30. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2002. Agrobotanical traits and chemical composition of Cassia obtusifolia L.: A lesser-known legume of the Western Ghats of South India. Plant Foods Hum. Nutr., 57: 151-164.
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  31. Senthilkumaran. P and V. Vadivel, 2002. Prospects for production and export of chillies. Spice India, 15: 19-22.
  32. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2002. Garlic-problems and perspectives. Bus. Star., 13: 9-11.
  33. Radhakrishnan, V.V., K.J. Madhusoodanan, K.M. Kuruvilla and V. Vadivel, 2002. Production technology for black pepper. Indian J. Arecanut Spices Med. Plants, 4: 76-80.
  34. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2001. Nutritional and anti-nutritional attributes of the under-utilized legume, cassia floribunda cav. Food Chem., 73: 209-215.
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  35. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2001. Diversity in nutritional composition of wild jack beans (Canavalia gladiata L. DC) seeds located from South India. Food Chem., 74: 507-511.
  36. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2001. Organic forming for sustainable agriculture-2. Spice India, 14: 2 -4.
  37. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2001. Organic forming for sustainable agriculture-1. Spice India, 14: 16-20.
  38. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2001. Eco-friendly technologies for sustainable agriculture. Plant Hort. Technol., 3: 34 -38.
  39. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2001. Chilli looks for hotness. A special report on chilli. Bus. Star., 12: 7-10.
  40. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2001. Availability and utility of Tamil Nadu archives library. J. Inform. Manage., 38: 255-266.
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  41. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2000. Preliminary agrobotanical traits and chemical evaluation of Mucuna pruriens (Itching beans): A less-known food and medicinal legume. J. Med. Aromat. Plant Sci., 22: 191-199.
  42. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2000. Nutritional and anti-nutritional composition of valvet bean: An under-utilised food legume in South India. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 51: 279-287.
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  43. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2000. Effect of post-harvest treatments on nutritional attributes of the tribal pulse. Bauhinia vahlii W. A. J. Swamy Bot. Club., 15: 57-59.
  44. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 2000. Chemical composition of the underutilized legume Cassia hirsuta L. Plant Foods Hum. Nutr., 55: 369-381.
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  45. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2000. Prospects of pepper in India. Spice India, 30: 13-15.
  46. Senthilkumaran, P. and V. Vadivel, 2000. Black pepper trade hotting up. Bus. Star., 11: 15-16.
  47. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 1999. Chemical composition of some little known/wild legumes of South India. J. Swamy Bot. Club, 16: 50-60.
  48. Murugesan, G.S., V. Vadivel and K. Janardhanan, 1999. A comparative study on the chemical composition and effect of post-harvest treatments on wild and cultivated pigeon peas. J. Swamy Bot. Club, 16: 25-29.
  49. Vadivel, V., K. Janardhanan and K. Vijayakumari, 1998. Diversity in swordbean (Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC.) collected from Tamil Nadu, India. Genet. Resour. Crop Evol., 45: 63-68.
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  50. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 1998. Genetic resources of some South Indian tribal pulses. IPGRI Newslett. Asia Pac. Oceania, 26: 21-22.
  51. Vadivel, V., K. Janardhanan and K. Vijayakumari, 1997. Diversity in agrobotanical, nutritional and antinutritional compounds in the germplasm of Cassia occidentalis L. collected from Tamil Nadu, India. Acta Botanica Indica, 25: 55-60.
  52. Vadivel, V. and K. Janardhanan, 1997. Agrobotanical characters of different germplasm of velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis Wall ex. wight). J. Swamy Botanic Club, 14: 37-40.