Dr P.P. Rajesh Kumar

(Specialization: Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi)

A graduate and post graduate from University of Calicut, doctorate from Kannur University.  KSCSTE (Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment Sasthra Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram) awarded Post-Doctoral fellowship for  2 year to carry out  research under the guidance of Dr. George V. Thomas, Director, Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, Kerala, India from February 2013 to February 2015 on the project entitled “Studies on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi of Coconut and Coconut Based Cropping Systems in Wayanad and Kasaragod Districts of Kerala State”. Have more than 9-years  research and more than 2-years of teaching experience; published 1-book and 13- research papers. The soil physio-chemical properties, namely Nitrogen, Phosphorous, Potassium, Organic Carbon estimation, pH and electrical conductivity and also soil enzyme studies including Phosphatase, Dehydrogenase and Urease.