Kanukuntla Vanitha

Assistant Professor

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Biography

K.Vanitha is working as Assistant Professor in the School of Agriculture Science, Anurag University, Hyderabad. Before joining Anurag University, she worked as Assistant Professor at private Agriculture college, Ibrahimpatnam, Hyderabad during November 2019 – July 2021. She received her M.Sc. in Horticulture, Department of Vegetable Science with a research topic on Improved grain storage practices in Dolichos bean (Dolichos lablab L. var typicus Prain) on management of moisture content, germination, quality and pulse beetle Callosobruchus theobromae (COLEOPTERA : BRUCHIDAE) at Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, Hyderabad. She attended Workshops/Seminars in the field of Horticulture. She has published research papers in various reputed national and international journals/conferences.

Research Interests

  • Improved grain storage practices for reducing post harvest loss
  • Organic Farming of vegetable crops
  • Protected cultivation of vegetable crops

Teaching Interests

  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Production Technology of Fruits and Plantation Crops
  • Production Technology vegetables and spices
  • Production technology for ornamental crops, Medicinal and Aromatic plants and landscaping
  • Post-Harvest management and value addition of fruits and vegetables.

Selected Publications

  1. Vanitha,K., Saidaiah, P., Harikishan,S. , Geetha,A., Ravinder Reddy,K., 2021. Effect of Hermetic Storage on Seed Quality Maintenance of Dolichos Bean [Lablab purpureus (L.) var Typicus Prain]. Legume Research- An International Journal, Volume 44 Issue 7: 803-810 .
  2. Vanitha,K., Saidaiah, P., Harikishan,S. , Geetha,A., Ravinder Reddy,K., Oxygen requirement of dolichos bean bruchids at different stages of its life cycle. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2018; 7(5): 2183-2185.

Selected Awards and Honors

Education

  • M.Sc. (Horticulture – Department of Vegetable Science), Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, Rajendranagar, Telangana, India, 2018.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Horticulture, College of Horticulture, Rajendranagar, Telangana, India, 2016.

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