Dr. J. S. Pruthi Award

An award has been instituted from 1996 onwards for the best research article published in each volume of the Journal of Spices and Aromatic Crops.  The award has been instituted by Dr. J. S. Pruthi and carries a citation and a cash award of Rs. 1000/-.  The award would be presented at the yearly meetings of the Indian Society for Spices.

J. S. Pruthi Awardees

Year Title of the Article Authors

In vitro evaluation of fungal endophytes of black pepper against Phytophthora capsici and Radopholus similis

K Sreeja, M Anandaraj & R S Bhai


Evaluation of strobilurin fungicides Ergon 44.3% (w/w) [Kresoxim methyl 500 g L-1 SC] and RIL-070/FI (72WP) against Phytophthora capsici infection in black pepper

R S Bhai & C R Anjali


Evaluating the taxonomic status of Solanum nigrum L. using flow cytometry and DNA barcoding technique

T Nandhini & P Paramaguru


Genetic diversity analysis of Myristica and related genera using RAPD and ISSR markers
Inter-regional variations and future household demand and production of major spices in India

T E Sheeja, C Sabeesh, O V Shabna, R S Shalini & B Krishnamoorthy

S K Srivastava, R Kumar, M Hema & R Hasan

Characterization of polyphenol oxidase in ginger (Zingiber officinale R.)
Paenibacillus glucanolyticus, a promising potassium solubilizing bacterium isolated from black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) rhizosphere

Ancy Joseph, B Thayumanavan & Pournami R Panicker
K P Sangeeth, R Suseela Bhai & V Srinivasan

Effect of Azospirillum sp. and nutrients on yield of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)

C K Thankamani, V Srinivasan, K S Krishnamurthy & K Kandiannan


Growth and yield of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) as influenced by irrigation levels and weed management practices
Growth, yield and quality of turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) as influenced by planting method, plant density and planting material

R S Mehta, B S Patel, R K Singh, S S Meena & S K Malhotra
Balwinder Kumar & B S Gill

Response of cumin (Cuminum cyminum L.) to ‘panchgavya’ and plant leaf extracts in arid western Rajasthan

R N Kumawat, S S Mahajan & R S Mertia


Development of SCAR marker for Phytophthora resistance in black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)

M Anandaraj, Sheji Chandran, Renu Susan George, A I Bhat & R Suseela Bhai


Nutrient diagnosis of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) gardens in Kerala and Karnataka

S Hamza, V Srinivasan & R Dinesh


IISR Avinash – a rhizome rot resistant and high yielding variety of cardamom (Elettaria cardamom Maton)

M N Venugopal, D Prasath & Ravindra Mulge

2005 Antagonistic mechanisms of fluoresecent pseudomonads against Phytophthora capsici Leonian in black pepper (Piper nigrum Linn)
Evaluation of composted coir pith with chemical and biofertilizers on nutrient availability, yield and quality of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)
Diby Paul, M Anandaraj, A Kuamr & Y R Sarma

V Srinivasan, S Hamza & A K Sadanandan

‘IISR Thevam’, ‘IISR Malabar Excel’ and ‘IISR Girimunda’ – three new black pepper (piper nigrum L.) clones

B Sasikumar, P Haridas, K Johnson George, K V Saji, T John Zachariah, P N Ravindran, K Nirmal Babu, B Krishnamoorthy, P A Mathew & V A Parthasarathy


Breeding derivatives with desirable traits using chilli (Capsicum annum L.) stocks and popular verities

K P M Dhamayanthi & V R K Reddy


Variations in morphology, phenology and essential oil composition of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) germplasm accessions

Ajay Pratap Sing, Samres Dwivedi, Sudhakar Bharati, Maneesh Singh, Vandana Singh, Archana Srivastava, A A Naqvi & Suman Preet Singh Khanuja


Growth analysis of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-greacum L.) under various levels of farmyard manure and phosphorus

K D Khiriya, R S Sheoran & B P Singh


Compatibility of phorate and chlorphyriphos with Trichoderma harizianum (Rifai) applied for integrated disease management in black pepper (Piper nigrum L)

R Stephen Jebakumar, M Anandaraj & Y R Sarma


Natural disease escapes as sources of resistance against cardamom mosaic virus causing katte disease of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton)

M N Venugopal


Anatomy of Piper colubrinum Link

P N Ravindran & A B Remashree


Morphomaetricla studies on black pepper (Piper nigrum L.). I Cluster analysis of black pepper cultivars

P N Ravindran, R Balakrishnan & K Nirmal Babu