1. Bindu, S; Chitra, C.R and Anilkumar, C., 2007 Polyembryony in
    Rauvolfia s erpentina (L.) Benth.Ex.Kurtz “In Indian Forester” Vol.133 (12):

  2. Anilkumar, C,
    C.R.Chitra, S. Bindu and P. Padmesh  2008 S
    germination andstorage studies in Ficus krishnae C. DC.   Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 13(1)
    N.S. pp 66-72.

  3. Chitra,
    C.R., Anilkumar, C., and Bindu.S. 2010,
    “Germination and storage studies on Oroxylum
    (L.) Vent. Seeds” Journal of Non Timber Forest products, Vol.17

  4. Anilkumar, C., Chitra,
    C.R., Bindu, S., Prajith, V. and Mathew,
    P.J.2010 ‘Dormancy and germination of Coscinium
    (Gaertn,) Colebr seeds’ Seed Science and Technology, 38,585-594.

  5. Anil Kumar C, Bindu S, Chitra C R and Mathew, P J. 2011.  Taxonomic
    significance of fruit and seed morphology in identification of south Indian Rauvolfia
    L. (Apocynaceae)
    Vol.21 (2), 160-166.

  6. Anilkumar
    C, Chris Ipe,
    Bindu S, Chitra C. R, Mathew P. J and Krishnan P. N.,2012 Seed  segregation among five South Indian Rauvolfia L. species aided by
    electrophoretic protein profiling. Current Science, (scientific correspondence)
    Vol.103, no.2, 25th July 2012, 138-140.

  7. Bindu, S., K.B. Rameshkumar, Brijesh Kumar,
    Awantika Singh and C. Anilkumar, 
    2014.  Distribution of reserpine
    in Rauvolfia species from India –
    HPTLC and LC-MS studies.  Industrial
    Crops and Products, 62: 430-436. (Impact
    factor: 3.5

  8. Bindu S and C. Anilkumar, 2014. Comparative carpology of south Indian Rauvolfia species. Phytomorphology, 64
    (3&4): 89-99.

  9. Kumar, S., Bajpai, V., Singh, A., Bindu, S.,
    Srivastava, M., Rameshkumar, K.B. and Kumar, B., 2015. Rapid
    fingerprinting of Rauwolfia species
    using direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry combined with principal
    component analysis for their discrimination
    . Analytical Methods, 7(14):
    6021-6026.  DOI: 1039/C5AY01249J (impact
    factor: 1.821)


  1. Anilkumar,C.
    Prajith,T.M. Chitra,C.R. and Bindu,S.
    (2011).Conservation of Saraca asoca (Roxb.) Wilde through
    standardization of seed desiccation protocols. XIII Annual Conference of
    Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy and National Seminar on
    “Biodiversity conservation and climate change(BCCC-11)”

  2. Anilkumkar C, Chitra
    C.R, Bindu S.
    and Abdul Jabbar. Attended and presented a poster-An account on some wild edible underutilized fruits of Kerala, in
    the National Symposium on Underutilized and wild edible plants of India-
    “Future crops” held at University of Kerala, Karyavattom, Trivandrum on
    December 10-11, 2014.

  3. K.B. Rameshkumar, S. Bindu,
    Awantika Singh and Brijesh Kumar, 2014. 
    Distribution of indole alkaloids in Indian Rauvolfia species.  Joint
    Malaysia-UK Symposium on Natural Product Chemistry and Drug Discovery, held at
    International Medical University, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia, on 13 December 2014.

  4. Chitra, C.R, Bindu, S., Prajith, T.M, Maya.P.V.and Anil kumar.
    2014. “Phenology and Morpho-physiology
    of Fruits and seeds of Dasamoola plants.” 26th Kerala Science
    congress, 28-31 January 2014, Wayanad pp 215-217.

  5. Anilkumkar C, Chitra
    C.R, Bindu S, Maya P.V, Prajith T.M and Joemon
    Jacob. “An account on some endemic seeds
    of southern Western Ghats.”
    First National Biodiversity Congress NBC 2012,
    27-30 Dec-2012.

  6. Bindu S and C. Anilkumar, 2013. Accessional variations in Rauvolfia
    serpentine seeds. 3rd International Science Congress ISC-2013, 8-9
    Dec, 2013. International Science Congress Association, pp: 84-85.

  7. Anilkumar, C., Chitra, C.R., Bindu, S.,
    Prajith, V. and Mathew, P. J., (2008). Storage of seeds improves germination of
    a rare, herbal species, Coscinium
    . Golden jubilee conference
    on “Challenges and emerging strategies of improving plant productivity”
    [abstract],  pp.12 -14, IARI, New Delhi, India.).

  8. Anilkumar, C., Chitra, C.R., Bindu, S., Prajith, V. and Mathew, P. J., (2009) “Seed
    biological studies on a rare herbal species- Coscinium fenestratum (Gaertn.) Colebr.”  Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National
    Conference on Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Development, held at Sir
    Syed College, Taliparamba, Kannur. Pp 63-65.

  9. Anilkumar, C., Chitra, C.R., Bindu, S.,
    Prajith, V.,
    Deepu Sivadas and Mohamed Shijad. (2010) “Ex-Situ Conservation of Selected Endemic Species through Seed
    Banking”. Poster presentation at Golden Jubilee National Symposium On Plant
    Diversity Utilization and Management, May 27-29, 2010 at Department of Botany,
    University of Kerala, Kariavattom, TVM.

  10. Anil kumar. C, Chitra,
    C.R, Bindu, S., and Laiju Mathew 2007. “Seed
    studies on  12 Southern Western Ghats
    species.” 19th Kerala Science congress, 29-31 January 2007,
    Kannur, pp 215-217.

  11. Bindu, S., C.R.Chitra, J.Santhosh Kumar, C.Anil
    and P.N.Krishnan 2004 Comparative carpology of peninsular Indian Rauvolfia
    L. species. National seminar on new frontiers in plant taxonomy and bio
    diversity conservation.pp. 59-60.

  12. Bindu S and AnilKumar. C., 2012.
    Conservation of Rauvolfia micrantha Hook. f., a rare and endemic
    medicinal plant of southern Western Ghats. Presented at “Botanica 2012
    International Seminar on “World Bioheritage Concerns over Climate change, with
    a special reference top Ethnic vegetables”.organized by The Department of
    Botany, Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy, on September 7th-8th,
    2012, at Sree Narayana College, Chempazhanthy. Abstract-page no.80-81.


in Book:

  1. Anilkumar, C., Chitra, C.R., Bindu, S., Maya, P.V., Prajith, T.M. and Joemon J.,
    2015. An Account on Some Endemic Seeds of Southern Western Ghats, In: Biodiversity
    Conservation – Challenges for the Future
    [Laladhas, K.P., Oommen V. Oommen
    and Sudhakaran P.R. (Eds.)], Chapter 10, p: 113-119.


Bindu S
Technical Officer
Seed Bank, Conservation Biology Division

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