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.2000/-.  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
1997

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

P N Ravindran, R Balakrishnan & K Nirmal Babu

1998

Anatomy of Piper colubrinum Link

P N Ravindran & A B Remashree.

1999

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

Dr. M N Venugopal

2000

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

2001

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

2002

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

2003

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

K P M Dhamayanthi & V R K Reddy

2004

‘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

2005

Antagonistic mechanisms of fluoresecent pseudomonads against Phytophthora capsici Leonian in black pepper (Piper nigrum Linn)

Diby Paul, M Anandaraj, A Kuamr & Y R Sarma

2005

Evaluation of composted coir pith with chemical and biofertilizers on nutrient availability, yield and quality of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.)

V Srinivasan, S Hamza & A K Sadanandan

2006

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

M N Venugopal, D Prasath & Ravindra Mulge

2007

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

S Hamza, V Srinivasan & R Dinesh

2008

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

2009

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

2010 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
2011 Effect of Azospirillum sp. and nutrients on yield of black pepper (Piper nigrum L.) C K Thankamani, V Srinivasan, K S Krishnamurthy & K Kandiannan
2012 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