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Molecular Systematics of the endemic species of Gracilaria along the Southeast coast of India

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The present study will be the first comprehensive molecular analysis of the endemic Gracilaria species of the Southeast coast of India

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SELVAVINAYAGAM Karuppaiah Thirumalainayagam

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Pasumpon Thiru Muthuramalinga Thevar Memorial College, (Affiliated to Alagappa Univeristy, Karaikudi, India), Kamuthi, Ramanathapuram Dist-623604, Tamilnadu, India.

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):

K.T.Selvavinayagam and K. Dharmar ( 2019) A Survey on Marine Macroalgae along the coast of Sudukattanpatti, Rameswaram Island. Journal of Emerging technology and Innovative Resaerch. 6 ( 3) , 418-430

K.T.Selvavinayagam and K. Dharmar ( 2018) Screening of Gracilaria canaliculata as seed stock based on physico-chemical properties of agar for cultivation. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences 47 ( 10) 2110-2116

K.T.Selvavinayagam and K. Dharmar ( 2017) Selection of Potential method for Cultivation and Seed stock maintenance of Kappaphycus alvarezii at North East Monsoon in South East Coast of India. J. Appl. Phycol 29 ( 1) 359-370

C.Periyasamy, P.V.Subba Rao, K.T.Selvavinayagam and P.Anantharamam ( 2017) Feasibility of seaweed cultivation at new locations in the coastal waters of Tamil Nadu. Seaweed Res Util. 39 ( 1) 28-38

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1.  Contribution to novel methods for research in systematics and taxonomy and/or
     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

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