Dr. D. UMA



  • Ravi Pandiselvam, Thirupathi Venkatachalam, Striramasarma Mohan, Vennila Palanisamy, Uma Doraiswamy , Shahir Sultan and Sugumar Anandakumar . February 2019. Gaseous ozone: A potent pest management strategy to control Callosobruchus maculatus (Coleoptera: Bruchidae) infesting green gram. Journal of Applied Entomology.


  • B. N. Rithesh, Ramchander Selvaraj, S. Rajeswari, D. Uma, S. Robin and P. Jeyaprakash. 2018. Characterization of Physio-Chemical Properties of Starch among Traditional and Commercial Varieties of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) using Rapid Visco Analyser. 2018. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 7(10):1490-1503.

  • M Bharathi Raja, K Rajamani, J Suresh, A John Joel and D Uma. 2018. Chemical composition of Vetiver root oil obtained by using GCMS analysis. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2018;7(6): 1709-1713.

  • V Karthik Pandi, A Kamalakannan, S Nakkeeran, K Venkatesan, D Uma 2018. Molecular Detection and Diversity Analysis of Colletotrichum sp from Chilli Using RAPD-PCR. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology 04/2018; 26(5).

  • G. Rajiv, M. Jawaharlal, S. Subramanian, D. Sudhakar and D. Uma. 2018. Studies on morphological characteristics and categorization of nerium accessions based on utility. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 9 (3 ) : 1100 – 1106.

  • A.T Mayure, I. P. Sudagar , T.Pandiarajan, D.Amirtham and D. Uma, 2018. Effect of curing method on the quality of turmeric rhizomes. Green Farming Vol. (6) 1050-1054

  • A S Chandana, AJ Joel, R Ravikesavan and D Uma . 2018 Genetic variability and correlation studies of yield and phytic acid in F2 populations of maize (Zea mays L.) - Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 2018.

  • N. Pramod, D. Uma, K. Rajamani and S.Rajesh. 2018. In vitro Production of Secondary Metabolites from Artemisia vulgaris. Madras Agricultural Journal, (105)10-12: 589-593.


  • S. Aiyswaraya, R. Saraswathi, S. Ramchander, R. Vinoth, D. Uma, D. Sudhakar and S. Robin . 2017. An Insight into Total Soluble Proteins across Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Germplasm Accessions. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2017)              6 (12) : 2254-2269.

  • S. Aiyswaraya, R. Saraswathi, S. Ramchander, N. Jaivel, D. Uma, D. Sudhakar and S. Robin . 2017. Evaluation of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Germplasm for the Identification of High Folate Accession Using HPLC. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci (2017) 6  (11): 5328-5346.

  • R. Mythili, P. Subramanian and D. Uma. 2017. Biofuel production from Prosopis juliflora in fluidized bed reactor. Energy Sources Part A Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects 39 (8): 741-746.

  • R. Mythili, P. Subramanian and D. Uma. 2017. Physicochemical properties of the bio oil from Prosopis juliflora in fluidized bed reactor. Energy Sources Part A Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects 39 (8): 843-849.

  • K. Kannabiran, K. Rajamani, J. Suresh, R. John Joel and D. Uma. 2017. Variability in alkaloid content and phytochemical profile of periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus L) cv local through gamma and ethyl methyl sulphonate. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry . 6 (5) ; 2528-2532.

  • K. Kannabiran, K. Rajamani, J. Suresh, R. John Joel, D. Uma.2017. Determination of LD50 for induced mutagenesis through Gamma and Ethyl Methanesulphonate in Periwinkle [Catharanthus roseusL.] .) cv. LOCAL. Agriculture Update Volume 12 : 1345-1349.

  • B. Vinothini, R. Revathi, V. Priyanka, D. Uma . 2017 . Analysis of chemical compounds from the withered brown leaves of Tectona grandis. Agriculture UpdateVolume 12: 178-181.



  • Keerthana Prabhakaran, Gnanam Ramasamy, Uma Doraisamy, Jayakanthan Mannu, Rajamani K and Jayadeepa Rajamani Murugesan 2016. Polyketide Natural Products, Acetogenins from Graviola (Annona muricata L), its Biochemical, Cytotoxic Activity and Various Analyses Through Computational and Bio-Programming Methods. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 2016, 22, 1-7.

  • Ravi Pandiselvam, S. Sunoj, D. Uma. 2016. Development Of Multivariate Regression Model For Quantification Of Proximate Content In Vigna radiata Using Fourier Transform – NIR Spectroscopy. Scientific Journal Agricultural Engineering. No. 2, 2016. pp: 61 - 70.


  • Ravi Pandiselvam, Venkatachalam Thirupathi, Striramasarma Mohan, Doraiswamy Uma. 2015. Development of PLS model for rapid estimation of protein content of rice using Fourier Transform- Near Infra Red spectroscopy. Scientific Journal Agricultural Engineering. 2015(4) : 27-34.


  • R. Mythili , P. Venkatachalam, P. Subramanian, D. Uma. 2014. Recovery of side streams in biodiesel production process. Fuel 117(2014) 103–108.

  • R. Mythili, P. Venkatachalam, P. Subramanian and D. Uma. 2014. Production, characterization and efficiency of biodiesel : a review. Int. J. Energy Res. 2014; 38:1233–1259.

  • S. Manigandan, Vijayakumar, R. M., Uma, D. and Gnanam, R. 2014 Preliminary photochemical investigation, TLC and FT-IR analysis of Soursop (Anona muricata L.) leaves. The ecoscan Special issue Vol V: 213-222.

  • R. Mythili, P. Venkatachalam, P. Subramanian and D. Uma. 2013. Characterization of bioresidues for biooil production through pyrolysis. Bioresource Technology 138 (2013) 71–78.

  • Rajendran Brinda, Selvaraj Vijayanandraj, Doraiswamy Uma, Dorairaj Malathi, Vaikuntavasen Paranidharan and Rethinasamy Velazhahan. 2013. Role of Adhatoda vasica (L.) Nees leaf extract in the prevention of aflatoxin-induced toxicity in Wistar rats. J Sci Food Agric 2013; 93: 2743–2748.

  • Abirami,B., P.Gayathri and D.Uma. 2012. In vitro antioxidant potential of Pterocarpus marsupium bark. International Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 3(2): 17-24.

  • Suganthy,M. and D.Uma. 2011. Screening of Promising Sunflower Germplasm against Key Insect Pests. Madras Agric. J., 98 (4-6): 180-181.

  • Mythili,R., P.Venkatachalam, D.Uma and P.Subramanian. 2011. Value addition of crude glycerol - A co product from biodiesel production process. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. Vol 48(3): July–September, 2011. 58-60.

  • Mythili, R., P.Venkatachalam, P.Subramanian and D.Uma. 2011. Comparative study on biodiesel production from different feedstocks. Madras Agric.J. 98(4-6): 186-188

  • Kavithamani,D., .A.Kalamani, C.Vanniarajan and D.Uma. 2010. Development of new vegetable soybean (Glycine max L. Merill) mutants with high protein and less fiber content. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 1(4): 1060-1065.

  • Mythili,R., P.Venkatachalam, P.Subramanian and D.Uma. 2010. Biodiesel from high free fatty acid. Akshay Urja Renewable energy 4(2&3): 22-25.

  • Suganthy,M., G.Umapathy, S.Sundareswaran, D.Uma, C.Gopalakrishnan, K.Srinivasan and P.Vindhiyavarman. 2009. Designer seed treatment-technology for the management of sucking pests of sunflower. J. Oilseeds Res., Vol 26 (special issue) 420-421.

  • Gopalakrishnan,C., M.Suganthy, D.Uma , K.Srinivasan and P.Vindhiyavarman. 2009. Effect of sowing dates on the incidence of sunflower necrosis disesase in Tamil Nadu. J. Oilseeds Res., Vol 26 (special issue) 414-415.

  • Uma,D., P.Gayathri, G.Umapathy, M.Suganthy, C.Gopalakrishnan, M.Mohammed Yassin, K. Srinivasan and P. Vindhiyavarman. 2009. Quantification of phenols and disease related enzyme activities in sunflower. J. Oilseeds Res., Vol 26 (special issue) 549-550.

  • Gayathri, P. and D.Uma. 2009. Enzymic Levels and Its Biological Significance of Chlorophytum borivillianum. Madras Agric. J., 96 (1-6): 47-49.

  • Gayathri,P. and D.Uma. 2009. Antioxidant Properties of Chlorophytum borivillianum Madras Agric. J., 96 (1-6): 50-54

  • Kavithamani,D., A.Kalamani, C.Vanniarajan and D.Uma. 2008. Induced mutants for quality characters in vegetable soyabean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill). Madras Agric. J.95 (7-12): 451-453.

  • Kavithamani,D., A.Kalamani, C.Vanniarajan and D.Uma. 2008. Mutagenic effectiveness and efficiency of gamma rays and EMS in soyabean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill). Madras Agric. J.95 (7-12): 448-451.

  • Gayathri, P. and D.Uma. 2008. Screeening of phytochemicals, their quantification and nutritive value of Chlorophytum borivillianum (Safed musli) Biochemistry : An Indian Journal: 52-59

  • Dhevagi, P., G.Umapathy, D.Uma, M.Mohammed Yassin and P. Vindhiyavarman. 2008. Ecofriendly management of Alternaria leaf spot of sunflower. Indian J. Environ. & Ecoplan. 15(3): 505-509.

  • Uma, D., V. Muralidharan, N. Manivannan and B. Thayumanavan. 2004. Screening of sunflower varieties for confectionery grade. Proc. 16th International Sunflower conference, Fargo, ND, USA. August 29th to Sept.2, 2004. p.585 – 590.

  • Latha,K.R. and D.Uma 2001. Agricultural graduates – Their opportunities, goals and constraints. Indian J. Agric. Edn. 1(1): 1-5.

  • Uma,D. 2000.Analysis of nutritional and antinutritional factors in certain Cenchrus grass species. Madras Agric. J., 87(10-12): 612-614.

  • Uma, D. and S.Kannaiyan. 1999. Studies on salt stress on growth, ammonia excertion and nitrogen fixation by the cyanobacterial mutant Anabaena variabilis-NTG-2T-SK-DU. J.Microb. World 1 (1): 9-18.

  • Uma, D. and S.Kannaiyan. 1996. Effect of the systemic fungicide Bavistin on the nitrogen status of cyanobacteria under immobilized state in polyurethane foam. S.Afr.J.Bot, 62 (3): 127-132.

Completed Projects Details:

S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Date of Completion Budget
1 Standardization of extraction methods and quantification of biocolourants from potential ornamental flowers

2016 - 17

24.75 lakhs