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About Our Team

Meet our Heros
Duraisamy Saravanakumar

Duraisamy Saravanakumar

Project Coordinator and Senior Lecturer

Department of Food Production,

UWI, St. Augustine

 

 

Rayanna Boodram

Rayanna Boodram

Research Assistant

Crop Research: Hot Peppers

MPhil. Student at the University of the West Indies

Augustus Thomas

Augustus Thomas

Lab Technician

Crop Research: Lettuce

MPhil. Student at the University of the West Indies

Akielia Mc Pherson

Akielia Mc Pherson

Research Assistant

Crop Research: Bodi

MSc. Student at the University of the West Indies

Riad Rampat

Riad Rampat

Research Assistant

Crop Research: Okra

MSc. Student at the University of the West Indies

AIMS Publications

Bacillus strains in healthy seedling production of tomato.

Campo, K., Manzanero, L., Banwarie, N., Thomas, A. and Saravanakumar, D. 2016. Bacillus strains in healthy seedling production of tomato. In: International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables from 16-17th, 2016 at The University of the West Indies, Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Is black mould disease affecting okra cultivation in Trinidad?

Rampat, R. Thomas, A. and Saravanakumar, D. 2016. Is black mould disease affecting okra cultivation in Trinidad?. In: International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables from 16-17th, 2016 at The University of the West Indies, Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Candidate genes in the selection of elite PGPR for the management of vegetable diseases.

Saravanakumar, D. 2016. Candidate genes in the selection of elite PGPR for the management of vegetable diseases. In: International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables from 16-17th, 2016 at The University of the West Indies, Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Use of biotechnology in promoting novel food and agriculture important microorganisms.

Saravanakumar, D. and N. Badrie. 2016. Use of biotechnology in promoting novel food and agriculture important microorganisms. In: The Handbook of Microbial Bioresources, Editors,  V.K. Gupta, G.D. Sharma, M G Tuohy & R. Gaur, CABI Publications, UK. P: 159-178.

Major diseases affecting christophene production in Trinidad.

Saravanakumar, D., A. Hanel, A. Thomas, N. Ramnanan and G. Seepersad. 2016. Major diseases affecting christophene production in Trinidad. In: International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables from 16-17th, 2016 at The University of the West Indies, Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Antagonistic activity of rhizobacteria against bacterial wilt of tomato plants in the Caribbean.

Thomas, A. and Saravanakumar, D. 2015. Antagonistic activity of rhizobacteria against bacterial wilt of tomato plants in the Caribbean. In: 8th International IPM Symposium, “IPM: Solutions for a Changing World,” at Salt Lake City, USA from March 23-26, 2015.

Evaluating the Potential of Rhizobacteria for the Control of Cercospora Leafspot in lettuce.

Thomas, A. and Saravanakumar, D. 2016. Evaluating the Potential of Rhizobacteria for the Control of Cercospora Leafspot in lettuce. In: International Conference on Integrated Disease Management in Tropical Vegetables from 16-17th, 2016 at The University of the West Indies, Department of Life Sciences, St. Augustine, Trinidad.

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