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Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

2011

The CV prior to assuming office as Vice-Chancellor

Dr. M. Abdul Salam, Ph.D. Vice chancellor, University of Calicut, Calicut University P.O. PIN: 673 635, Kerala, India Tel: 00 91 494 2402000 (Residence) 00 91 494 2400241 (Office), Fax: 00 91 494 2400361 cashewsalam@yahoo.co.in , cashewsalamvc@gmail.com

Education

B.Sc.Agriculture (1973) Faculty of Agriculture, Kerala University

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 The CV priorcashewsalam@yahoo.co.in , cashewsalamvc@gmail.com Education B.Sc.Agriculture (1973) Faculty of Agriculture, Kerala University M.Sc. Agronomy (1976) Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) PhD Agronomy (1984) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Post doctoral Training: University of Aberdeen, U.K Asst/ Associate/ Professor at University level Bank Officer : 36 years As Full Professor : 13 years Administrative experience : 15 Years Administrative experience - Break up Head of Research Station : 9 years Associate Dean, KAU : 2 years Head of department in KAU : 4 years. Administrative experience : 15 Years Head of Research Station ; He served as a Head of Cashew Research station/ Instructional Farm under KAU for a period of 9 years and gained substantial experience in human resource management, research management and financial management. Associate Dean, KAU. By serving as, Associate Dean of an Agricultural college (KAU) for a period of 2 years, he gained substantial expertise in the management of scientific and supporting human resources , infrastructure related to research, education and extension , natural resources related to agriculture as well as management of time. Head of department in KAU : As Head of a department in Kerala Agricultural University for 4 years , he acquired skills excellent skills of Administration and human resource management to serve as a successful administrator in an education/ research/ extension system in a University. In all, he has a administrative experience of 15 years (out of his total service of 35 years) in a university administrative system. 1 " id="pdf-obj-0-22" src="pdf-obj-0-22.jpg">

M.Sc. Agronomy (1976) Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) PhD Agronomy (1984) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Post doctoral Training: University of Aberdeen, U.K

Asst/ Associate/ Professor at University level Bank Officer

:

36 years

As Full Professor

:

13 years

Administrative experience

:

15 Years

Administrative experience- Break up Head of Research Station

:

9 years

Associate Dean, KAU

:

2 years

Head of department in KAU

:

4 years.

Administrative experience

: 15 Years

Head of Research Station; He served as a Head of Cashew Research station/ Instructional Farm under KAU for a period of 9 years and gained substantial experience in human resource management, research management and financial management.

Associate Dean, KAU. By serving as, Associate Dean of an Agricultural college (KAU) for a period of 2 years, he gained substantial expertise in the management of scientific and supporting human resources , infrastructure related to research, education and extension , natural resources related to agriculture as well as management of time.

Head of department in KAU: As Head of a department in Kerala Agricultural University for 4 years , he acquired skills excellent skills of Administration and human resource management to serve as a successful administrator in an education/ research/ extension system in a University.

In all, he has a administrative experience of 15 years (out of his total service of 35 years) in a university administrative system.

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

2011

Specialization: Educationist, Researcher and Trainer Agriculture: Agronomy Cashew nut production, Irrigation water management, Soil fertility management, Organic farming, Bio-ethanol from cashew apple

Educationist and Agricultural Scientist

Agriculture: Agronomy- Advances in Crop Production, Soil fertility management,

Water Management, Organic farming

Special Skill

Use of radio and stable isotopes in Agriculture, Use of FAO CROPWAT in estimation of crop water requirements and irrigation scheduling

Current Research Area

Sustainable Agriculture, Cashew nut Production and Processing, Organic production of cereals, vegetables and fruits, Irrigation water management, Tropical cereal and pulse crop production, Tolerance of crops to abiotic stress

Collaborating Institute/Organization

University of Aberdeen, UK, Kuwait University, National Research Centre for

cashew, ICAR, Puttur

Post doctoral Research

Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Aberdeen, UK (1992)

Visiting Professor

Kuwait university, Kuwait (2003-2007)

Details of Work Experience

  • 1. Dr. M. Abdul Salam is working as Vice Chancellor of Calicut University from 12-08- 2011. He is a very senior Agricultural Scientist and a well known Educationist from India specialized in Tropical Agriculture (Agronomy) for over three decades. He has born in a remote rural village of Kerala, as the second son of a farmer, on 10 th May 1952. He took his Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Kerala University (1973), Masters Degree in Agriculture (Agronomy) from the Kerala Agricultural University (1976) and Doctrate in Agriculture (Agronomy) from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India (1984). He has a brilliant academic record all throughout his career. With Commmon Wealth Academic Staff Fellowship, he completed his Post Doctoral Research at the University of Aberrdeen, UK (1992). Dr Salam has exposure/ worked in 15 countries (UK, USA, Suriname, Brazil, Mozambique, Malawi, Saudi Arabia, Oman, UAE , Kuwait, Kenya, DRC, Angola, Tanzania and Liberia) , as an agricultural Advisor/Consultant/ Educationist.

  • 2. Experience: He has 36 years of working experience as Agricultural Scientist/ Educationist/ Researcher/ Extension Officer/ Agricultural finance officer in Tropical agriculture. His work involved identification of relevant crops/varieties/ farming/ cultivation techniques and management and advising on their adaptation and adoption in developing countries towards achieving optimal resource use in a sustainable way, for achieving food security and promoting environmental sustainability. He served as a Professor, as a research scientist, research administrator, development specialist,

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consultant and advisor in several nations, keeping his parent organization as Kerala Agricultural University (KAU).

  • 3. Administrative experience: 15 years: By serving as Head of a research station in KAU, Associate Dean of an Agricultural college (KAU) and Head of a department in Kerala Agricultural University, for more than 15 years (out of his total service of 35 years) , he acquired excellent skills of Administration and human resource management.

  • 4. A thinker and Policy Maker: As a thinker and policy maker in agricultural education, research, extension and development areas, he has contributed substantially towards achieving food security, drinking water security, environmental sustainability as well as sustainable use of natural resources, in India as well as in several other nations.

  • 5. Full Professor: 14 years in KAU : Starting his acreer as an assistant Professor, he served as Assistant/ Associate/ Professor in Kerala Agricultural University during the last three decades, undertking teaching in Agriculture (at undergraduate, Masters and doctoral levels), Research and communitty services (Transfer of Technology) to farmers. As a full Professor, he served for 14 years in KAU.

  • 6. Experience as advisor in Tropical Agriculture: He served as an ITEC Expert/ advisor to government of Suriname and as a visiting Professor in Kuwait University. He has acquired substantial experience in Tropical Agriculture in Asia and Africa. His exposure in Tropical Agriculture/ dry land farming in Kuwait, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Angola as an agricultural advisor / expert/educationist/consultant/researcher helped him to acquire excellent experience to evolve policies to utilse the natural resources in a sustainable manner. In Kuwait, he was doing dryland resaerch focussing date palm and vegetable production under moisture stressed/ environmrnts. He has good understanding of agricultural policy and water use management in stressed environments. Dr Salam has adequate capability to develop national policies for natural resource management. With decades long experience as an international consultant/ professor/ researcher/extension specialist/ trainer and policy maker in several countries, and as a research guide for several students at Master’s and doctoral level, the applicant possess excellent skills of a planner, advisor, communicator and policy maker to governments . As he has worked as a team leader for several years in research and development, he has proven ability to work with little supervision and to develop and maintain good professional relations with a variety of stakeholders, especially staff members, farmers, administrators and political leaders.

  • 7. International Experience

India: For more than three decades, based at Kerala Agricultural University, he was working in tropical agricultural research and development, as Professor, in the area of crop production, water management, drought tolerance and faming systems in the states of Kerala. He also has collaborative research experience with SAUs of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, and West Bengal. His research focus involves enhanced water use efficiency and to improve cop production in rain fed agriculture using new varieties and improved technologies. He could develop water management strategies for rice, cashew, coconut, ground nut and banana for India.

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2011

Suriname: He was working as an ITEC expert/ advisor to the Government of Suriname to utilise their dry lands more productively for agriculture. Strategies were formulated to utilise the natively adopted crop varieties and new technologies to achieve sustainable production. An agricultural development project was prepared for Suriname to effectively utilise their dry lands. The main task was to evolve solutions for increasing the agricultural productivity of dry land environments

Brazil: He was a mission leader to Brazil to study the potential and prospects of the varieties and technologies in cashew developed by Brazil, for adoption to Suriname. New precocious cashew varieties and the fertigation packages developed by Brazil were found to be very interesting

Kuwait: He was working as a visiting Professor in Kuwait University for four years and his main task, in addition to teaching was to develop new water use management practices in the arid severely arid areas of Kuwait. He could develop water management practices for date palm, potato, maize, Cucumber and barley, for the arid areas of Kuwait. His main task was to address the constraints of stressed environments and to formulate solutions for increasing the agricultural productivity of moisture stressed environments

Mozambique: At the initiative of ADRA, a US based NGO, the main task in Mozambique was to develop a dry land use policy/technology package for Mozambique, utilising cashew. Training programmes to few batches of extension officers and farmers were also conducted for the sustainable use of dry lands. The main objective was to address the constraints of dry land farming areas and to formulate solutions for increasing the agricultural productivity of Mozambique

Malawi: Here again, the task was to develop a project for the utilisation of the dry lands, to achieve food security of the rural farmers. Cashew, pulses and cereals were the candidate crops. The task was to address the constraints of dry land farming areas and to formulate situation specific solutions for increasing the agricultural productivity of rain fed lands

Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Angola: The main tasks in these nations were to conduct a resource analysis and a feasibility study for using the dry lands for organic agriculture, utilising cereals, pulses, oil seeds and fruits as the candidate crops. The proposal was for increasing agricultural production. It was also indented to analyse the constraints of dry lands and to develop scientific methods/ techniques to improve the productivity of dry lands

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: The task assigned in KSA was to develop a land use policy strategy in the GAZAN area of KSA, to utilize their arid lands for the production of banana, vegetables and cashew. The main objective was to formulate methods and strategies to increase the water productivity of moisture stressed areas and to achieve water use efficiency, so as to optimise/ increase productivity of the arid areas.

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2011

UAE: The main task in UAE was to study the status of Tissue Culture in date palm planting material production, techniques of date palm cultivation and new methods of date fruit processing in UAE

Liberia: His responsibility in Liberia was to conduct a resource and constraint analysis in the Monrovia area of Liberia and to develop a project for the utilisation of the dry lands of that country, to achieve food security of the rural farmers, utilising rubber, Cashew, pulses, tubers and cereals as candidate crops.

UK: He was doing my post doctoral research for

one

year

in

the

University of

Aberdeen, UK. The research project involves studies on the fate of applied Nitrogen

in soil using 15N techniques.

USA: He was assigned with a task to evaluate a technology developed by the University of Wisconsin, USA (Potato Mini tuber production technology) for producing high yielding disease free planting materials.

Oman: He has also served as an Agricultural consultant in Oman

During the recent years, he is actively concentrating on promotion of Organic farming and Good Agricultural Practices, Conservation Agriculture and Integrated Pest Management in Tropical Agricultural production systems. In addition, he is active in participatory approaches (development, research and Transfer of technology) to achieve food security and serve as a campaigner to create awareness of climate change and methods of mitigating the same.

  • 8. Fluency in written and spoken English: He has good fluency in both spoken and written English. He has also acquired good communication skills, including writing and public speaking and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. He has no hesitation to o travel periodically. He also has strong analytical and drafting skills.

  • 9. Computer proficiency: He possesses a very good proficiency in computer software, Excel, Word, and power point. Working at different levels/positions, including administration, he has excellent experience in office management and ability to get along well with inter-disciplinary research and development teams.

10. Publications: He Published 13 books,154 reseach papers, 15 review articles, 8 extension bulletins and 3 book chapters, mnostly related to dryland based production sysytems. He received several awards and scientific recognitions for his contributions to agricultural science. He is a receipient of the Honorable Vice president Dr. G.S. Pathak’s pize (for his Ph.D. research) and the best Agricultural Scientist award (Krishi Viingyan Award) of the government of Kerala (1999-2000).

11. Guidance: He guided 52 students at Masters / Doctrate level and offered 17 courses at under graduate level and 10 courses at Masters and Doctoral level .His research areas include Dry land farming, drought tolerance in crops, water use efficiency, Moisture management under limited supply of water, Organic food production ( vegetables and fruits), Irrigation water management, Tropical crop production and Tolerance of crops to a-biotic stress

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2011

12. Natural resource management: He has strong background in natural resources management (soil, water and biodiversity) to achieve sustainable development and to promote sustainable agriculture. He has recently completed a resaerch project : Crop

Water And Irrigation Water Rquirements Of Date Palm,

Potato, Maize, Barleyand

Cucumber in the Entisols Of Kuwait. He has Developed irrigation schedules for date palm, potato, maize, cucumber,barley, rice, cashew, coconut, ground nut and banana.

13. Training specialist: As a training specialist, he cinducted 43 training programs (including one international and two national) in agricultural extension. He has very good inter-personal skills in communication and training.

14. Extensive field experience: As an AGRONOMIST he has extensive field experience in agricultural development, research transfer technology and training manpower, in several developing countries.

Major Research Accomplishments

Developed irrigation schedules for potato, maize, cucumber,barley, rice, cashew, coconut, ground nut, date palm and banana

Evolved two high yielding varieties of cashew (Priyanka and Amrutha) with a yield potential of about 3.5 tones of raw nuts per ha

Another TWO high yielding cashew hybrids (H 1600 & H 1610) were evolved

and proposed for release release committee).

(these hybrids are approved by the KAU variety

Identified a high yielding precocious cashew dwarf (KGN-1) suitable for high density planting.

Developed a Soil-test based and productivity linked fertilizer recommendation model for cashew

The adaptability of a high yielding variety from TNAU (M 26/2) , to Kerala conditions was established

Identified four drought tolerant cashew varieties ( H 1591, M 26/2, M 44/3 and V5) , which form a precious biological wealth to exploit the natural resources of the dry areas

Standardized a high density planting technique for cashew

Formulated a technology package for enhancing cashew nut production in the state

Identified the physiologically active phase for nutrient absorption and

developed a location specific nutrition strategy for cashew Portrayed the root profile of cashew

Identified the factors affecting foliar absorption of nutrients and evolved an

effective foliar nutrition strategy for cashew Evolved an effective weed control strategy for cashew plantations

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Quantified the nutrient off-take in cashew Established 40 cashew demonstration plots (one acre size), as a part of TOT in cashew Written and published 13 books (English and Malayalam) to benefit farmers, extension workers and scientists.

  • 15. Peer Recognitions

Listed in Marquis who is who in the World

Member-KAU-Expert team-Cashew to study cashew pest problem (1998)

Member-Expert team- Calicut Univ. to study environmental problem in cashew

Expert committee member-Govt. of Kerala- to study the Endosulfan issue (2001)

KAU - Expert committee member- to study the Endosulfan issue (2001)

Member of cashew development council - Govt. of Kerala

Project Co-ordinator- cashew research (KAU)

Deputed as a Cashew Expert to Govt. of Suriname by GOI.

Member of Cashew Development Council - Govt. of Kerala

Project Co-coordinator - Cashew Research (KAU)

  • 16. Membership in Professional societies and activities in civic, public & International bodies

Life member of the Indian Society of plantation crops

Journal of agro meteorology

Kuwait Journal of science and Engineering

Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution

Mangalore cashew growers association

Adventist Development and relief agency, Mozambique

STIMOPRO, Cashew growers, Suriname

Gazan Agricultural Development Programme, Saudi Arabia

Date palm development programme, PAAFR, Kuwait

Farmers world group of companies, , lilongwe, Malawi

Member of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • 17. International Conferences attended: (2)

Crop water and irrigation water requirements of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) in

the entisols of Kuwait: Third International Conference Date palm Organised by UAE University at Abu- Dhabi from 19-21st February 2006- Oral presentation Free radicals in Biosystems.Inyternational Conference (18-21 March 2007) Organised by Kuwait University, Kuwait

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18. Awards received

Sl

Name of Award

Awarding

Year

National/intern

No

Institution

ational

1

Krishi Vinjan Award of Govt. of Kerala

Govt. of

1999-

State

Kerala

2000

2

Sri. S.R.P. Ponnuswamy Chettiar Medal and Shield for Ph.D

TNAU

1984-85

University

3

Vice-President G.S. Pathak's Prize for Ph.D.

TNAU

1984-85

University

4

Founder Chairman Karumuthu Thiagarajan Chettiar Medal for Ph.D

TNAU

1984-85

University

5

Foreign Examiner's Donation Medal for Ph.D.

TNAU

1984-85

University

6

Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship (1991-92)- Post-Doctoral Res. in U.K

UK

!991-92

International

7

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Senior Fellowship for Ph.D

ICAR

1981-84

National

8

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Junior Fellowship for M.Sc. (Ag)

ICAR

1973-75

National

National conferences/ seminars/ Workshops attended

: 27

International Conferences attended

 

: 2

Training Programmes conducted

: 40

Publications

 
 

Books

: 13

Research papers

: 153

Review articles

: 15

Extension bulletins

: 8

Book chapters

: 3

Popular articles

: 37

Research Papers- refereed

 

: 153

Research Area

number

 
 

11

Water management & agro meteorology Cashew

60

Rice

42

Farming systems

20

 

20

Oilseeds, pulses and others Total research papers

153

Radio talks

: 17

Television programs presented

: 1 (Softwood grafting technique in cashew)

Video cossets produced

: 4

: i)

Cashew varieties

: ii) Cashew propagation :iii) Cashew nut production and protection :iv) Cashew nut processing

Books Published by Dr M abdul Salam

 

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Title of publication

Year of

Name of Journal/

Author(s)

No

publicatio

Publisher/Place of publication

n

1

Cashew -Varietal Wealth of India

2001

Kerala Agric. University. pp.

Abdul Salam, M and Bhaskara

101

Rao, E.V.V

 

2

Cashew -High Yielding Varieties and Cultivation Techniques (Malayalam)

2001

Kerala Agricultural University

Abdul Salam, M. & Nalini

 

3

Rooting Patterns of Tropical Crops

1993

Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing

M. Abdul Salam and

 

Co. Ltd., New Delhi.

pp. 331

P. Abdul Wahid

4

High Yielding Varieties of Cashew

1995

Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin. p.45

Abdul Salam, M and Mohanakumaran, N

 

5

Kasumavil Ottuthai Utpadanavum Paricharanavum

1998

Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin, India

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N. &

 

p.24

Balasubramanian P P

6

Cashew Cultivation - Science & Techniques

1998

Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin, India

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N and

 

p.60

Balasubramanian, P.P

7

Cashew Calendar

1998

Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin, India

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N and

 

p.60

Balasubramanian, P.P

8

Kanakam Koyyan Kasumavu

1996

Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin p. 132

P.P. Balasubramanian and M. Abdul Salam 1996

9

A Farmer's Primer on Growing Cashew

1992

KJP Res. Foundation, Eraviputhurkadai, Kanyakumari Dt. pp 140

Abdul Salam, M., Pushpalatha, P.B., Aravindakshan, M, Balakrishnan, S., Balasubramanian,

P.P. and Hrishi, N.

 

1

A Guide to Rice Growers

1991

Institute of Languages, Gov. of Kerala pp. 120. (Malayalam)

Abdul Salam, M. and Tajuddin, E.

1

A Farmer's Primer on Coconut

1993

Kerala Agric. University. pp.

Wahid, P.A., Salam, M.A. and

Cultivation

136

Nair, R.R

1

Thengu Krishikoru Marga Rekha

1993

Kerala Agric. University. pp.

Wahid, P.A., Salam, M.A. and

136

Nair, R.R

1

Cashew A Monograph

2010

Studium Press (India ) New Delhi

Abdul Salam, M & KV Peter

DECLARATION

I, Dr M Abdul Salam do hereby declare that the statements made and information furnished above and the enclosures submitted by me as documental evidence are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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CASHEW_ A MONOGRAPH Dr. M. Abdul Salam and Dr. K. V. Peter. (2010)

Studium Press (india) Pvt Ltd, New delhi

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ROOTING PATTERNS OF TROPICAL CROPS

Dr. M. Abdul Salam and Dr. P. Abdul Wahid. 1993.

Tata McGraw Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi

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CASHEW-VARIETAL WEALTH OF INDIA

Abdul Salam, M. and Bhaskara Rao, E.V.V. 2001.

Kerala Agricultural University p.101

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A FARMER’S PRIMER ON COCONUT CULTIVATION

Wahid, P.A., Salam, M.A. and Nair, R.R. 1993. Kerala Agricultural University p.136

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HIGH YIELDING VARIETIES OF CASHEW

Abdul Salam, M. and Mohanakumaran, N. 1995. Directorate of Cashew nut Development. Cochin, India p.45

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CASHEW CULTIVATION-SCIENCE & TECHNIQUES

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N. and Balasubramanian, P.P. 1998. Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin, India p.60

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KASUMAVIL OTTUTHAI UTPADANAVUM PARICHARANAVUM (Malayalam)

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N. and Balasubramanian, P.P. 1998. Directorate of Cashew nut Development. Cochin, India p.24

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CASHEW CALENDAR (MALAYALAM)

Abdul Salam, M., Mohanakumaran, N. and Balasubramanian, P.P. 1998. Directorate of Cashew nut Development. Cochin, India p.60

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KOYYAN
KASUMAVU

Balasubramanian, P.P. and Abdul Salam, M. 1996. Directorate of Cashew nut Development, Cochin, India p.132

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A GUIDE TO RICE GROWERS

(Malayalam)

Abdul Salam, M. and Tajuddin, E. 1991. Institute of Languages, Govt. of Kerala p.120 (Malayalam)

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THENGU KRISHIKORU MARGA REKHA

Wahid, P.A., Salam, M.A. and Nair, R.R. 1993.

Kerala Agricultural University p.136

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A FARMER’S PRIMER ON GROWING CASHEW

Abdul Salam, M., Pushpalatha, P.B., Aravindakshan, M., Balakrishnan, S., Balasubramanian, P.P. and Hrishi, N. 1992. KJP Research Foundation, Eraviputhurkadai, Kanyakumari Dt. p.140

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CASHEW-HIGH YIELDING VARIETIES AND CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES

(Malayalam)

Abdul Salam, M. and Nalini, P.V. 2001. Kerala Agricultural University

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Cashew variety released by Dr M Abdul Salam

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AMRUTHA (H 1597)

Amrutha is the second high yielding cashew hybrid evolved by the applicant. It has a production potential of 3.6 t of raw nuts per hectare, with an export grade of W 210 (Medium sized kernels). This variety is capable of boosting the export of cashew kernels from the country in a big way.

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 Cashew variety released

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

2011

Cashew variety released by Dr M Abdul Salam

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 Cashew variety released

PRIYANKA (H 1591)

Priyanka

is

a

high

yielding cashew

hybrid

evolved

by

the

applicant. It

has

a

production potential of 3.4 t of raw nuts per hectare. This is the first cashew hybrid released in India with an export grade of W 180 (bold kernels). The kernels of this variety are dearest

in the export market. This variety can go a long way to increase the export prospects of cashew from the country.

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 Cashew variety released

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT

2011

PRECOCIOUS CASHEW DWARF identified by Dr M Abdul Salam

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 PRECOCIOUS CASHEW DWARF

PRECOCIOUS CASHEW DWARF

For the first time in the history of cashew research in the country, the applicant identified a high yielding cashew dwarf. This is a highly precocious type capable of bearing right from the first year of planting. This is a dwarf and compact type, suitable for high density planting. This variety offers considerable scope to revolutionize the cashew nut production and export of kernels from the country.

Brief CV of Dr M Abdul Salam, Vice Chancellor UNIVERSITY OF CALICUT 2011 PRECOCIOUS CASHEW DWARF