Dr. K. Vijayakumar
Senior Scientist
Science & Technology Promotion Division
Ph. No. 0471-2548214
E. mail id.: drvijay.kscste@kerala.gov.in
Current Role
Management/co-ordination of the following Schemes/ programmes at Science & Technology Promotion Division

  • Science Research Scheme(SRS)
  • Kerala State Young Scientist Award(KSYSA)
  • Dr. S. Vasudev Award
  • Best Paper Award Contingency scheme(BPAC)
  • KSYSA Research Grant
  • KSYSA Travel grant
Education
M.Sc., Ph. D.
Experience
  • Twelve year’s research experience in the field of Microbiology
  • Eleven year’s experience in the management/co-ordination of schemes & programmes in KSCSTE
  • Three years research experience in the field of drought tolerance studies at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
Awards & Recognitions
Publications
  • Salt tolerance and mycorrhization of Bacopa monneiri grown under sodium chloride saline conditions. African J. Microbiol. Res. 5(15): 2034-2040 ( 2011).
  • Suppression of pathogenic activity by dual inoculation and the effect of some biocides on AM inoculated endemic trees of Western Ghats. Ecol. Env. & Cons. 9 (4): 469-475 (2003)
  • Mycorrhizal and rhizosphere fungi of some endemic trees of Western Ghats. J. Mycopathol. Res. 40(1): 25-28 (2002)
  • Mycorrhizal association of two endemic trees of Western Ghats: Gluta travancorica and Myristica malabarica. J. Forestry. 24(3): 411-414 (2001)
  • Mycorrhizal dependency of two endemic trees of Western Ghats. Ecol. Env. & Cons. 7(3): 263-268(2001)
Membership in Professional Bodies
  • Kerala Academy of Sciences
  • Association of Microbiologists of India