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

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

P N Ravindran, R Balakrishnan & K Nirmal Babu


Anatomy of Piper colubrinum Link

P N Ravindran & A B Remashree


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

M N Venugopal


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


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


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


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

K P M Dhamayanthi & V R K Reddy


‘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


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

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


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


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

M N Venugopal, D Prasath & Ravindra Mulge


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

S Hamza, V Srinivasan & R Dinesh


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


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