Dr. Veerasamy  Sejian

Dr. Veerasamy Sejian

Research Scientist
National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, India


Highest Degree
PostDoc Fellow in Climate change and Livestock Production from University of Queensland, Australia

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Biography

Dr. Veerasamy Sejian is currently working as Research Scientist at Animal Physiology Division, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Adugodi, Bangalore. He has completed his Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate change and Livestock Production from University of Queensland, Australia. During his tenure as Scientist and as Senior Scientist Dr. Sejian is continuing his research in Climate change adaptation of Livestock to Sustain Production. Dr. Sejian holds the outstanding academic and research records. Dr. Sejian visited for 3 months to The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA to train on climate change and livestock production. Dr. Sejian edited a book to Springer Publisher, Germany on Environmental stresses and Amelioration in Livestock Production as Editor-in-Chief along with four other associate editors. In addition, Dr. Sejian is also serving as editorial board member in 18 international journals. Dr. Sejian is presently holding 3 research grants from NAIP, ICAR and DBT. He is also the course director for conducting a NAIP sponsored National Training Program on Climate change, Carbon Sequestration, and Carbon trading. Dr. Sejian is presently holding 25 international and national professional affiliation memberships such as International Society of Biometeorology (ISB), USA, International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), France, Livestock Emission and Abatement Research Network (LEARN), Newzealand and Society for Animal Physiologists in India (SAPI), Asian Council of Science Editors Network, UAE, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics, and many others. Dr. Sejian holds the outstanding publication record within a span of five years with 47 research articles in national and international journals. Apart from this, Dr. Sejian authored 52 national and international book chapters, 91 invited lectures, 13 technical bulletins/manuals/book and 75 papers in National and International conferences.

Area of Interest:

Animal and Veterinary Sciences
100%
Animal Production
62%
Animal Biochemistry
90%
Animal Biology
75%
Climate Change
55%

Education

2015

PostDoc Fellow

University of Queensland, Australia

Climate change and Livestock Production

2003

M.V.Sc.

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata, India

Veterinary Physiology

2001

B.V.Sc.

Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pondicherry, India

Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Selected Publications

  1. Singh, G., V.P. Maurya and V. Sejian, 2017. Temperature Regulation and Heat Exchange Mechanism under Environmental Stress in Farm Animals. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 191-200.

  2. Shaji, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G.B. Manjunathareddy, E.K. Kurien, G. Varma and R. Bhatta, 2017. Summer season related heat and nutritional stresses on the adaptive capability of goats based on blood biochemical response and hepatic HSP70 gene expression. Biol. Rhythm Res., 48: 65-83.
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  3. Sejian, V., R. Bhatta and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2017. Role of Biometeorology in Livestock. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 39-53.

  4. Sejian, V., M. Bhagath, G. Krishnan, L. Samal and R. Bhatta, 2017. Modeling of Green House Gases and its Significance in Livestock Farms. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 217-230.

  5. Sejian, V., L. Samal, M. Bagath, R.U. Suganthi, R. Bhatta and R. Lal, 2017. Gaseous Emissions from Manure Management. In: Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Lal, R. (Ed.). 3rd Edn., Taylor and Francis Publisher, New York, pp: 1400-1405.

  6. Sejian, V., G. Krishnan, M. Bhagath, L. Samal, N.M. Soren, P.K. Malik and R. Bhatta, 2017. Weather Extremes and Livestock Production under Humid Tropics. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 145-164.

  7. Sejian, V., D. Kumar, J.B. Gaughan and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2017. Effect of multiple environmental stressors on the adaptive capability of Malpura rams based on physiological responses in a semi-arid tropical environment. J. Vet. Behav. Clin. Applic. Res., 17: 6-13.
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  8. Samal, L., V. Sejian, M. Bhagath, G. Krishnan, A. Manimaran and R. Bhatta, 2017. Different Heat Stress Indices to Quantify Stress Response in Livestock and Poultry. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 165-180.

  9. Samal, L., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, R.U. Suganthi, R. Bhatta and R. Lal, 2017. Gaseous Emissions from Grazing Lands. In: Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Lal, R. (Ed.). 3rd Edn., Taylor and Francis Publisher, New York, pp: 1034-1041.

  10. Ratnakaran, A.P., V. Sejian, V.S. Jose, S. Vaswani and M. Bagath et al., 2017. Behavioral responses to livestock adaptation to heat stress challenges. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 11: 1-13.
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  11. Pragna, P., P.R. Archana, J. Aleena, V. Sejian and G. Krishnan et al., 2017. Heat stress and dairy cow: Impact on both milk yield and composition. Int. J. Dairy Sci., 12: 1-11.
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  12. Maurya, V.P., G. Singh, V. Sejian and M. Sarkar, 2017. Temperature Effects on Milk Composition and Production in Livestock. In: Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., G.G. Varma and V. Beena (Eds.). NIPA Publisher, New Delhi, pp: 181-190.

  13. Kunnath, C., N.M. Soren, S. Veerasamy, B. Madiajagan and G.B. Manjunathareddy et al., 2017. Impact of heat stress, nutritional stress and combined (heat and nutritional) stresses on rumen associated fermentation characteristics, histopathology and HSP70 gene expression in goats. J. Anim. Behav. Biometeorol., 5: 36-48.
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  14. Kumar, D., V. Sejian, J.B. Gaughan and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2017. Biological functions as affected by summer season-related multiple environmental stressors (heat, nutritional and walking stress) in Malpura rams under semi-arid tropical environment. Biol. Rhythm Res., (In Press). 10.1080/09291016.2017.1299364.
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  15. Hyder, I., V. Sejian, R. Bhatta and J.B. Gaughan, 2017. Biological role of melatonin during summer season related heat stress in livestock. Biol. Rhythm Res., 48: 297-314.
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  16. Binsiya, T.K., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G. Krishnan and I. Hyder et al., 2017. Significance of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to adapt to climate change in livestock. Int. Res. J. Agric. Food Sci., 2: 1-20.
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  17. Archana, P.R., J. Aleena, P. Prana, M.K. Vidya and P.A. Abdul Niyas et al., 2017. Role of heat shock proteins in livestock adaptation to heat stress. J. Dairy Vet. Anim. Res., Vol. 5. 10.15406/jdvar.2017.05.00127.
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  18. Aleena, J., P. Pragna, P.R. Archana, V. Sejian and M. Bagath et al., 2017. Significance of metabolic response in livestock for adapting to heat stress challenges. Asian J. Anim. Sci., 10: 224-234.
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  19. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Quantitative expression of hepatic toll-like receptors 1-10 mRNA in Osmanabadi goats during different climatic stresses. Small Ruminant Res., 141: 11-16.
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  20. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Influence of different environmental stresses on various spleen toll like receptor genes expression in Osmanabadi goats. Asian J. Biol. Sci., 10: 224-234.
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  21. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2016. Impact of heat stress on immune responses of livestock: A review. Pertanika J. Trop. Agric. Sci., 39: 459-482.
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  22. Shilja, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, A. Mech and C.G. David et al., 2016. Adaptive capability as indicated by behavioral and physiological responses, plasma HSP70 level and PBMC HSP70 mRNA expression in Osmanabadi goats subjected to combined (heat and nutritional) stressors. Int. J. Biometeorol., 60: 1311-1323.
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  23. Sejian, V., S. Bahadur, S. Indu, M. Bagath and P.K. Malik et al., 2016. Environmental Stress Impact on Small Ruminants Production. In: Sheep and Meat Production and Processing, Shinde, A.K., Y.P. Gadekar, S.M.K. Naqvi and A. Sahoo (Eds.). 1st Edn., Satish Serial Publishing House, India, pp: 157-181.

  24. Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, P.K. Malik, M. Bagath, Y.A.S. Al-Hosni, M. Sullivan and J.B. Gaughan, 2016. Livestock as Sources of Greenhouse Gases and its Significance to Climate Change. In: Greenhouse Gases, Llamas, B. and J. Pous (Eds.). InTech International Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia, ISBN: 978-953-51-4323-9, pp: 243-259.

  25. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, D. Kumar and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2016. Impact of heat stress, nutritional restriction and combined stresses (heat and nutritional) on growth and reproductive performance of Malpura rams under semi-arid tropical environment. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr., 100: 938-946.
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  26. Jose, V.S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, A.P. Ratnakaran and A.M. Lees et al., 2016. Modeling of greenhouse gas emission from livestock. Front. Environ. Sci., Vol. 4. 10.3389/fenvs.2016.00027.
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  27. Dias e Silva, T.P., J.N. da Costa Torreao, C.A.T. Marques, M.J. de Araujo, L.R. Bezerra, D.K. Dhanasekaran and V. Sejian, 2016. Effect of multiple stress factors (thermal, nutritional and pregnancy type) on adaptive capability of native ewes under semi-arid environment. J. Thermal Biol., 59: 39-46.
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  28. Bagath, M., V. Sejian, S.S. Archana, G.B. Manjunathareddy and S. Parthipan et al., 2016. Effect of dietary intake on somatotrophic axis-related gene expression and endocrine profile in Osmanabadi goats. J. Vet. Behav. Clin. Applic. Res., 13: 72-79.
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  29. Soren, N.M., V. Sejian and P.K. Malik, 2015. Enteric Methane Emission Under Different Feeding Systems. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 187-170.

  30. Soren, N.M., P.K. Malik and V. Sejian, 2015. Methanotrophs in Enteric Methane Mitigation. In: Livestock Production and Climate Change, Malik, P.K., R. Bhatta, J. Takahashi, R.A. Kohn and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). CAB International, Wallingford, UK., pp: 360-375.

  31. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2015. Quantitative expression of hepatic Toll-Like Receptor 1-10 mRNA in Osmanabadi goats during different climatic stresses. Small Rumin. Res. .

  32. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2015. Impact of heat stress on immune responses of livestock: A review. Braz. J. Microbiol. .

  33. Sophia, I., V. Sejian, M. Bagath and R. Bhatta, 2015. Impact of climate change related heat stress, nutritional stress and combined stresses (heat and nutritional stress) on different Toll Like Receptor (TLR) genes expression in Osmanabadi goats. Climate Change. .

  34. Shaji, S., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, G.B. Manjunathareddy, E.K. Kurien, G. Varma and R. Bhatta, 2015. Impact of heat stress, nutritional stress and combined (heat and nutritional) stresses on adaptive capability as indicated by blood biochemical and endocrine responses, adrenal and hepatic histopathology and HSP70 gene expression in goats. Livestock Sci. .

  35. Sejian, V., V.P. Maurya, L.L.L. Prince, D. Kumar and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2015. Effect of body condition score on the allometric measurements and reproductive performance of Garole X Malpura ewes under hot semi-arid environment. J. Dairy Vet. Anim. Res., Vol. 3. .
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  36. Sejian, V., V.P. Maurya, L.L.L. Prince, D. Kumar and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2015. Effect of FecB status on the allometric measurements and reproductive performance of Garole x Malpura ewes under hot semi-arid environment. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 47: 1089-1093.
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  37. Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, N.M. Soren, P.K. Malik, J.P. Ravindra, C.S. Prasad and R. Lal, 2015. Introduction to Concepts of Climate Change Impact on Livestock and its Adaptation and Mitigation. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 1-26.

  38. Sejian, V., R. Bhatta, J.B. Gaughan, L.H. Baumgard, C.S. Prasad and R. Lal, 2015. Conclusions and Researchable Priorities. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 491-510.

  39. Sejian, V., M. Bagath, S. Parthipan, B.G. Manjunathareddy and S. Selvaraju et al., 2015. Effect of different diet level on the physiological adaptability, biochemical and endocrine responses and relative hepatic HSP70 and HSP90 genes expression in Osmanabadi kids. J. Agric. Sci. Technol. A, 5: 755-769.
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  40. Sejian, V., M. Bagath, S. Parthipan, B.G. Manjunathareddy and S. Selvaraju et al., 2015. Effect of different diet level on the physiological adaptability, biochemical and endocrine responses and relative hepatic HSP 70 and HSP 90 genes expression during summer season in Osmanabadi kids. Int. J. Biometeorol. .

  41. Sejian, V., L. Samal, N. Haque, M. Bagath and I. Hyder et al., 2015. Overview on Adaptation, Mitigation and Amelioration Strategies to Improve Livestock Production under the Changing Climatic Scenario. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 359-398.

  42. Sejian, V., L. Samal, M. Bagath, R.U. Suganthi, R. Bhatta and R. Lal, 2015. Gaseous Emissions from Manure Management. In: Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Lal, R. (Ed.). 2nd Edn., Taylor and Francis Publisher, New York, USA.

  43. Sejian, V., I. Hyder, T. Ezeji, J. Lakritz and R. Bhatta et al., 2015. Global Warming: Role of Livestock. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 141-170.

  44. Sejian, V., I. Hyder, P.K. Malik, N.M. Soren, A. Mech, A. Mishra and J.P. Ravindra, 2015. Strategies for Alleviating Abiotic Stress in Livestock. In: Livestock Production and Climate Change, Malik, P.K., R. Bhatta, J. Takahashi, R.A. Kohn and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). CAB International, Wallingford, UK., pp: 25-60.

  45. Prasad, C.S. and V. Sejian, 2015. Climate Change Impact on Livestock Sector: Visioning 2025. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 479-490.

  46. Naqvi, S.M.K., D. Kumar, D. Kalyan and V. Sejian, 2015. Climate Change and Water Availability for Livestock: Impact on Both Quality and Quantity. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 81-96.

  47. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, M. Gupta, S.S. Dangi, A. Kushwaha, G. Singh and M. Sarkar, 2015. Adaptive Mechanisms of Livestock to Changing Climate. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 123-140.

  48. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, D. Kumar and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2015. Males posses superior adaptive capability to combined stresses (heat and nutritional) in Malpura breed of sheep under hot semi-arid tropical environment. J. Thermal Biol. .

  49. Malik, P.K., R. Bhatta, N.M. Soren, V. Sejian, A. Mech, K.S. Prasad and C.S. Prasad, 2015. Feed-Based Approaches in Enteric Methane Amelioration. In: Livestock Production and Climate Change, Malik, P.K., R. Bhatta, J. Takahashi, R.A. Kohn and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). CAB International, Wallingford, UK., pp: 336-359.

  50. Malik, P.K., R. Bhatta, E.J. Gagen, V. Sejian, N.M. Soren and C.S. Prasad, 2015. Alternate H2 Sinks for Reducing Rumen Methanogenesis. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 303-320.

  51. Lenka, S., N.K. Lenka, V. Sejian and M. Mohanty, 2015. Contribution of Agriculture Sector to Climate Change. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 37-50.

  52. Indu, S., V. Sejian, D. Kumar, A. Pareek and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2015. Ideal proportion of roughage and concentrate for Malpura ewes to adapt and reproduce in a semi-arid tropical environment. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 47: 1487-1495.
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  53. Chandra, V., V. Sejian and G.T. Sharma, 2015. Strategies to Improve Livestock Reproduction Under the Changing Climate Scenario. In: Climate Change Impact on Livestock: Adaptation and Mitigation, Sejian, V., J. Gaughan, L. Baumgard and C.S. Prasad (Eds.). Springer Publisher, New Delhi, India, pp: 425-440.

  54. Chaidanya, K., N.M. Soren, V. Sejian, M. Bagath and G.B. Manjunathareddy et al., 2015. Impact of heat stress, nutritional stress and combined (heat and nutritional) stresses on rumen associated fermentation characteristics, histopathology and HSP70 gene expression in goats. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. .

  55. Bagath, M., V. Sejian, S.S. Archana, B.G. Manjunathareddy and S. Parthipan et al., 2015. Elucidating the endocrine, molecular and cellular mechanisms of nutritional stress impacting somatotrophic axis in goat (Capra hircus). J. Physiol. Biochem. .

  56. Al Jassim, R. and V. Sejian, 2015. Review paper: Climate change and camel production: Impact and contribution. J. Camelid Sci., 8: 1-17.
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  57. Abdul Niyas, P.A., V. Sejian, M. Bagath, S. Parthipan and S. Selvaraju et al., 2015. Effect of heat stress, nutritional stress and combined stresses (heat and nutritional stress) on growth, reproductive performance and testicle HSP70 gene expression in Osmanabadi bucks. Anim. Reprod. Sci. .

  58. Sejian, V., S. Bahadur and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2014. Effect of nutritional restriction on growth, adaptation physiology and estrous responses in Malpura ewes. Anim. Biol., 64: 189-205.
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  59. Sejian, V., A.K. Singh, A. Sahoo and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2014. Effect of mineral mixture and antioxidant supplementation on growth, reproductive performance and adaptive capability of Malpura ewes subjected to heat stress. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr., 98: 72-83.
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  60. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, D. Kumar and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2014. Effect of thermal stress on physio-biochemical responses, sexual behaviour and semen characteristics of adult Malpura rams under hot semi-arid tropical environment. Int. J. Biometeorol. .

  61. Indu, S., V. Sejian and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2014. Impact of simulated semiarid tropical environmental conditions on growth, physiological adaptability, blood metabolites and endocrine responses in Malpura ewes. Anim. Prod. Sci., 55: 766-776.
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  62. Indu, S., V. Sejian and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2014. Effect of short term exposure to different environmental temperature on physiological adaptability of Malpura ewes under semi-arid tropical environment J. Vet. Sci. Med. Diagn., Vol. 3, No. 3. 10.4172/2325-9590.1000141.
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  63. Hyder, I. and V. Sejian, 2014. Heat stress and livestock production: Melatonin as an anti-heat stress agent. J. Thermal Biol. .

  64. Singh, G., V.P. Maurya and V. Sejian, 2013. Temperature Regulation and Heat Exchange Mechanism Under Environmental Stress in Farm Animals. In: DST-SERB Sponsored training manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P. and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Centre for Animal Adaptation to Environment and Climate Change Studies, Kerala, India, pp: 9-15.

  65. Sejian, V., V.P. Maurya and G. Singh, 2013. Heat Stress and Livestock: Impact and Adaptive Mechanisms. In: Livestock Production: Recent Trends and Future Prospects, Kumar, S. and B.K. Mishra (Eds.). New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, pp: 84-105.

  66. Sejian, V., S.K. Jacob and G. Varma, 2013. An Overview on Global Climate Change. In: DST-SERB Sponsored Training Manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology, Volume II, Rao, P. and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Centre for Animal Adaptation to Environment and Climate Change Studies, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy, Thrissur, Kerala, India, pp: 1-8.

  67. Sejian, V., S. Senani, A. Mech and A.P. Kolte, 2013. Stress Management of Livestock at Farm Level. In: Handbook on Animal Feeding Management, Devi, L., A.P. Kolte, V. Sejian, A. Dhali and A.V. Elamgovan (Eds.). National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Adugodi, Bangalore, pp: 85-90.

  68. Sejian, V., S. Indu and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2013. Impact of short term exposure to different environmental temperature on the blood biochemical and endocrine responses of Malpura ewes under semi-arid tropical environment. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 83: 1155-1160.
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  69. Sejian, V., A. Mech, I. Hyder, V.P. Maurya and G. Singh, 2013. Modeling of Green House Gases and its Significance in Livestock Farms. In: DST-SERB Sponsored training manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology. Prasada R G.S.L.H.V. and G.G. Varma (Ed.). Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India., pp: 171-182.

  70. Sejian, V., A. Mech, I. Hyder, V.P. Maurya and G. Singh, 2013. Global Climate Change: Role of Livestock and Mitigation Strategies. In: DST-SERB Sponsored training manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology. Prasada R G.S.L.H.V. and G.G. Varma (Ed.). Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India., pp: 147-170.

  71. Sejian, V., A. Mech, A.P. Kolte, A. Dhali, J.P. Ravindra and C.S. Prasad, 2013. Biometeorology-Micrometeorology-Definitions and Importance in Relation to Animal Agriculture. In: DST-SERB Sponsored Training Manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology, Volume I, Rao, P. and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Centre for Animal Adaptation to Environment and Climate Change Studies, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Mannuthy, Thrissur, Kerala, India, pp: 35-56.

  72. Sejian, V., 2013. Impact of Climate Change on Livestock Production. In: Global Food Security and Future Livestock Farms in Varied Climates, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P., S. Ramkumar and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Kerala, India, pp: 62-84.

  73. Sejian, V., 2013. Climate change: Impact on production and reproduction, Adaptation mechanisms and mitigation strategies in small ruminants: A review. Indian J. Small Ruminants, 19: 1-21.
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  74. Naqvi, S.M.K., V. Sejian and S.A. Karim, 2013. Effect of feed flushing during summer season on growth, reproductive performance and blood metabolites in Malpura ewes under semiarid tropical environment. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 45: 143-148.
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  75. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, G. Singh and M. Sarkar, 2013. Impact of Nutrition on Reproductive Efficiency of Small Ruminants. In: Livestock Production: Recent Trends and Future Prospects, Kumar, S. and B.K. Mishra (Eds.). New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, pp: 73-83.

  76. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian, G. Singh and M. Sarkar, 2013. Impact of Nutrition in Augmenting Production and Reproduction in Small Ruminants. In: DST-SERB Sponsored Training Manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P. and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Centre for Animal Adaptation to Environment and Climate Change Studies, Kerala, India, pp: 79-85.

  77. Maurya, V.P., V. Sejian and S.M.K. Naqvi, 2013. Effect of cold stress on growth, physiological responses, blood metabolites and hormonal profile of native Malpura lambs under hot semi-arid tropics of India. Indian J. Anim. Sci., 83: 370-373.
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  78. Maurya, V.P., G. Singh, V. Sejian and M. Sarkar, 2013. Temperature Effects on Milk Composition and Production in Livestock. In: DST-SERB Sponsored Training Manual on Fundamentals of Livestock Meteorology, Rao, G.S.L.H.V.P. and G.G. Varma (Eds.). Centre for Animal Adaptation to Environment and Climate Change Studies, Kerala, India, pp: 183-192.

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