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Name

Dr. K. ARUNADEVI

Designation

Assistant Professor

Area of specialization

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

Courses Handled

1. SWE 101 Geology and Soil Mechanics (2+1)

2.SWE 302 Soil Conservation and Water Harvesting (2+1)

3. SWE 102 Surveying and Levelling (1+2)

4. SWE 303 Irrigation and Drainage Engineering (2+1)

5. SWE 403 Watershed Management Technologies (0+5)

6. AGE 301 Project work (0+2)

7. AGE 404 project work  (0+2)

8. AGE 401 Industry  and Institutional Educational Tour (0+1)

9. SWE 401 Application of GIS in Water Resource Management (2+1)

Projects undertaken

Sub project proposal for “Irrigation scheduling for tomato in soilless media under shade nethouse cultivation” is  being prepared

Research

UG students project on

1) Study on properties of soil less media mixtures for the crop cultivation under shade nethouse

2) Components of water balance in soil under drip irrigation

Publications

List enclosed

Awards and Honors

1)      TNAU Gold Medal & TNAU Award for the best student in Soil and Water Conservation in recognition of the performance in the M.E. (Ag.) degree programme of TNAU during 2002.

2)      Special guest Dr. Ismail Serageldin Award for the best student in Soil and Water Conservation in recognition of the performance in the M.E. (Ag). Degree programme of TNAU during 2002.

3)      Merit award from Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund , Teen murti House, New Delhi for Securing First Position in M.E (Ag) Examination

Membership in Scientific body

  1. Life Membership in ‘The Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers’ (LM-10210).
  2. Life Membership in “Soil Conservation Society of India” (LM-2717).

 

Published papers

BookArunadevi. .K. 2013. Drip irrigation and fertigation on mulberry cultivation. Lambert Publishing. 978-3-659-36238-5.

International journal

Janani, N., K. Arunadevi and M. Rajeswari. 2016. Off Season Production of Crop Under Naturally Ventilated Polyhouse: A Review. American Research Thoughts, Vol 2(3): 3440-3446

 K. Arunadevi, P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami, and R. Krishnan. 2007.  Effect of Drip Fertigation on Mulberry Leaf Growth Attributes, Leaf Yield and Leaf Quality Characters. Crop Research , 33(3) pp.237-243

 Ranghaswami, M.V., K. Arunadevi, P.K. Selvaraj and V.Kumar. 2006. Optimal irrigation and fertigation scheduling on mulberry yield and water use efficiency. 7th International Micro Irrigation Congress, PWTC, Kualalumpur, Sept. 10-16, B-46. pp. 1-15.

National journal

Arunadevi,K. and P.K. Selvaraj. 2013. Moisture distribution and fertilizer mobility under drip fertigation in mulberry. Journal of soil and water conservation. 12(2): 123-129.

Arunadevi, K. and O. Padmakumari, 2004. Evaluation of Different filter materials used in drip irrigation systems. Madras Agricultural Journal, 91(1-3): 15-18

Symposium

Arunadevi, K., O. Padmakumari and S. Senthilvel, 2002. Water harvesting and integrated watershed management measures, National Symposium on Soil and Water Conservation Measures and Sustainable Land Use System with Special Reference to the Western Ghats Region. Nov. 16-17, ICAR Research Complex for Goa. 129-132.

Seminar

1)      Arunadevi, K., S.S.V.B. Bhuvaneswari, M.S. Devakumari and P.S. Rupavathi. 2004. Global warming and depletion of ozone. National seminar on Environment and Pollution Awareness. Oct. 21st. PG department of management studies. Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi. 56-62.

2)      S.S.V.B. Bhuvaneswari, K. Arunadevi, P.S. Rupavathi and M. Suguna Devakumari. 2004. Agrobiodiversity conservation: A weapon for livelihood and food security. seminar on Environment and Pollution Awareness. Oct. 21st. PG department of management studies. Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi. 123-128.

Abstract

1)      Neelam Patel, T.B.S. Rajput, M. Srinivaslu and K. Arunadevi. 2010. Regulated deficit irrigation – a technology to save water in onion. XLIV ISAE Annual Convention & Symposium. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi. January 28-30, 2010.

2)      Arunadevi, K., P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami and G. Thiyagarajan. 2006. Assessment of microtube length for uniform water application. 40th Annual convention and symposium of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers. TamilNadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, January 19-21. pp. 4.24

3)      Arunadevi, K., P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami and G. Thiyagarajan. 2006. Drip irrigation and fertigation on the yield and water use efficiency of mulberry. 40th Annual convention and symposium of Indian society of agricultural engineers. TamilNadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, January 19-21. pp. 4.27.

4)      Arunadevi, K., P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami and G. Thiyagarajan. 2006. Effect of fertigation on fertilizer mobility in mulberry. 40th Annual convention and symposium of Indian society of agricultural engineers. TamilNadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, January 19-21. pp. 4.27.

5)      Arunadevi, K., P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami, D. Palanisamy, M. Ganga and N. Nandakumar. 2005. Evaluation of drip irrigation and fertigation on yield and water use efficiency in mulberry. International conference on plasticulture and precision farming 17-21 November, NewDelhi. Pp.213.

6)      Ranghaswami,M.V., P. Suseela, D.Palanisamy, M. Ganga, K. Arunadevi and N. Nandakumar. 2005. Effect of height and ventilation of greenhouse on micro climate under tropical condition and its impact on crop growth. International conference on plasticulture and precision farming 17-21 November, NewDelhi. Pp.34.

7)      Palanisamy, D., G.Vijayakumar, M.V. Ranghaswami, M. Ganga, K. Arunadevi and N. Nandakumar. 2005. maximizing fertilizer use efficiency by fertigation in bhendi under drip irrigation. International conference on plasticulture and precision farming 17-21 November, NewDelhi. Pp.212.

8)      Palanisamy, D., M.V. Ranghaswami, M. Ganga, N. Nandakumar, K. Arunadevi and V. Chelladurai.2005. Performance of tissue culture nendran (French plantain AAB) under precision cultivation. International conference on plasticulture and precision farming 17-21 November, NewDelhi. Pp.294.

9)      Palanisamy,D., M.V. Ranghaswami, M. Ganga, N. Nandakumar, K. Arunadevi and V. Chelladurai. 2005. Performance of Anola BSR 1 under drip irrigation and plastic mulching. International conference on plasticulture and precision farming 17-21 November, NewDelhi. Pp.489.

10)  Thiyagarajan, G., M.V. Ranghaswami, K. Arunadevi and J. Muralidharan. 2005. Relationship between reference evapotranspiration and evaporation from free-water surface. 18th National Convention of Agricultural Engineers and National Seminar on “Role of Agricultural Engineers in Development of Cash crops” Mar. 26-27. Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore. 40.

11)  Arunadevi, K., P.K. Selvaraj, M.V. Ranghaswami, G. Thiyagarajan, and J. Muralidharan. 2005. Estimation of Evapotranspiration by FAO-56 Dual crop coefficient for Tomato (Lycopersium esculentum L.). 18th National Convention of Agricultural Engineers and National Seminar on “Role of Agricultural Engineers in Development of Cash crops” Mar. 26-27. Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore. 40.

12)  Arunadevi, K. and O. Padmakumari, 2002. On-Farm Performance Study of Drip Systems in Farmers Fields. All India Seminar on Advances in Agricultural Mechanisation. Dec. 27-28. The institution of Engineers, Agrl. Engg. Division, Banglore. 302.