Name
: Dr. C.Karpagam, Senior Scientist
 eMail:
karpsicar@gmail.com
 Qualification
: M.Sc., (Agri.),Ph.D
 Years of experience
: 12 Years
Contact Address : Senior Scientist (Agricultural Extension)
  Central Institute for Cotton Research
  Regional Station
  Indian Council of Agricultural Research
 Coimbatore – 641 007, India   Mobile-: +91-9865261886

Academic Qualification

Degree
Institute/ University
Year
Subject
B.Sc., (Agri) TNAU, Coimbatore 1993-1998 Agriculture
M.Sc.(Agri) Dharwad Agricultural University, Karnataka 1999-2001 Agricultural Extension
Ph.D.(Agri) TNAU, Coimbatore 2006-2009 Agricultural Extension
Diploma in Business Management National Institute of Labour and Education Management, Chennai 2008 Management

Emloyment

Designation
Institution & Place of posting
Period (From-To)
Scientist(Under training) NAARM, Hyderabad Apr 2003 to Aug 2003
Scientist CSSRI,RRS,Canning Town Aug 2003 to Nov 2009
Scientist SBI ,Coimbatore Nov 2009 to Dec 2013
Senior Scientist SBI ,Coimbatore Jan 2014 to June 2015
Senior Scientist SBI-RC ,Karnal June 2015 to Aug 2015
Senior Scientist CICR-RS,Coimbatore Aug 2015 to till date

Research Project Handled

Title
PI/CO-PI
Place
Funding source
 Studies on the status of ITKs and its impact on Socio-economic condition and agricultural productivity under coastal agro-ecosystem of Sundarbans PI Canning Town, WB ICAR
ITKs in sugarcane production system-scope and potential analysis for wide spread adoption PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
Extent of adoption of recommended production-cum-protection technologies of sugarcane in Tamil Nadu and constraint analysis. PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
Utilization of extension methods and media for effective transfer of sugarcane technologies Co-PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
Assessment of newer cane technologies A socio economic approach Co-PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
Sociological appraisal of sugarcane production system through participatory approach Co-PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
Economic impact analysis of cane varieties and technologies on sugarcane production system. Co-PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR
ICT diffusion and use: a feasibility analysis in the disadvantageous regions Co-PI Coimbatore, TN ICAR

 

External funded project

Title
PI/ Co-PI  
Place   
Funding source
Innovative training module for development of “Sugarcane Farm Leaders” (SFL) for out-scaling sugarcane production and protection technologies in Tamil Nadu PI Coimbatore, TN NABARD
Technology Assessment and Refinement through Institute – Village Linkage Programme. (TAR-IVLP) Co-PI Canning Town, WB World Bank
Farmers’ participatory Action Research Programme – Phase II Co-PI Coimbatore, TN Ministry of water resources

 

Awards / Recognition/ Honours

International award

  • Best poster presentation award for the paper entitledDocumenting farmers’ innovations and indigenous practices in sugarcane production system- An exploratory study” authored by Karpagam, C., Rajula Shanthy, T., Puthira Prathap, D and Murali, P. 2012 at International Symposium on New Paradigms in Sugarcane Research held during October 15-18, 2012 organized by the Society for Sugarcane Research and Development in collaboration with Sugarcane Breeding Institute (ICAR), Coimbatore.

National award

  • Best paper award for the paper entitled “Strengthening Research-Extension-Farmers linkage- Issues, Strategy analysis for sustainable development authored by Karpagam. C (2005) presented in National seminar on “Extension Pluralisms For Rural Development” organized by Society of Extension Education (SEE) at TNAU, Coimbatore during 25-26th of February, 2005.
  • Best paper award for the paper entitled “Impact of drip irrigation on social-dynamics of farmers authored by C. Karpagam, et.al (2010) presented in National seminar on Extension management reforms – Initiatives and impact, organized by Society of Extension Education (SEE) at TNAU, Coimbatore, during December 11 & 12, 2010.
  • Advocate Pandian Scientific -Tamil Trust First Prize” best paper presentation award for the paper entitled “e- extension in sugarcane. (Tamil)” authored by Puthira Prathap, D., Govindaraj, P., Hari, K., Sivaraman, K., Karpagam, C and Murali, P. 2013 at 21st National Seminar on Scientific Tamil held at Coimbatore organized by All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur.
  • Best paper presentation award for the paper entitled ‘Women in sugarcane farming: issues and perspective’ authored by T.Rajula shanthy, R.Thiagarajan & C. Karpagam had won second in session II in National Conferences on Women in Sugarcane Agriculture and Industry held at Indian Institute of Sugarcane research Lucknow during August 29-31, 2013.
  • Best stall award for the exhibition stall displayed at Farmers Mela 2010 in TNAU on June 9-10th, 2010. (Co -organised)
  • Achiever Award -2014 by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, HP in recognition to the contribution made to the society especially in the field of farming and agriculture.
  • Young Scientist Award 2014 by Society of Extension Education, TNAU for the research work carried out on Documentation of farmers practices and paper presented on innovative taxonomy of Farmers practices for inclusive development in sugarcane production system in National seminar on ‘Extension management strategies for sustainable agriculture – opportunities and challenges’ held 12-13, December, 2014 at AC & RI, Madurai organized by SEE, TNAU.
  • Best book award 2015 for the book Extension in Tamil authored by C.Karpagam and S. Usha Rani and published by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi with ISBN No.978-93-84234-29-4.

 

Training/ Conducting Programmes/ Workshops/ Seminars

  • Organising committee member for organising National Seminar on Advances in coastal Agriculture and Value Addition from National Perspectives organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (ISCAR) held at CPCRI, Kasaragod from Jan. 21-24, 2004
  • Organising committee member for organising National Seminar on Strategies for improved farming and ecological security of coastal region organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (ISCAR) held at CTCRI, Thiruvannanthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2005
  • Co-coordinated the various classes of the training programme of ‘Sugarcane Crop Management Technologies’ sponsored by the state institute for Management of Agriculture, Lucknow during 27-31 July 2010.
  • Involved in organizing five days training programme for PUSA (Samstipur) Cane Development Official.
  • Involved in organizing three months E.I.D Parry sponsored  training programme for cane development personnel.
  • Involved in FPARP sensitization workshop was organized at Sugarcane Breeding Institute on 27 March 2012
  • "Schedule irrigation, save water" campaign was organized at Dharmapuri district co-op Sugar mills Ltd., area during 27 - 29 June 2011.
  • Assisted in the arrangement of two days "Training cum Exposure visits" on Water conservation for sustainable sugarcane production was organized for fifty FPARP participants of both the zones viz., North - western semi-arid and Western- irrigated.
  • Assisted in National science day celebration at Sugarcane Breeding Institute. Class taken for two batches of school students
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on January 5th. 2012.
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on January 28th, 2012.
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on February 10th, 2012.
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on March 9th 2012.
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on March 29th  2012.
  • Co-organiser in one day Farmers-scientist-extension workers interface programme for the cane growers of Tamil Nadu state on March 31st 2012.
  • Coordinated the one day cane inspectors visit to SBI from Bannary amman sugars.
  • Coordinated the one day training programme for the trainees of INPLANT training programme of NATAFIM Irrigation India Pvt. Ltd in the capacity as Co-coordinator. 
  • Assisted in organizing the five days training programme on Sugarcane Crop Management Techniques for 26 cane staff of EID Parry (India) Ltd. during 21-25 August 2012.
  • Assisted in organizing the five days training programme on ‘Scientific Sugarcane Cultivation’ for 30 cane staff of EID Parry (India) Ltd. during 11-15 September 2012.
  • Organized one day training programme for 40 farmers from E.I.D Parry (India) Ltd. Ariyalur, Kanndamangala, Puducherry in the capacity as Co-coordinator 
  • Assisted the one day field visit/institute visit for the delegates of Symposium on New Paradigms of Sugarcane Research (ISNPSR 2012) held during 15-18, October, 2012
  • Organized the factory visit for the delegates of delegates of Symposium on New Paradigms of Sugarcane Research (ISNPSR 2012) to M/s.Sakthi Sugars, Erode
  • Organizing committee member in organizing International Symposium on New Paradigms of Sugarcane Research (ISNPSR 2012) held during 15-18, October, 2012.  
  • Organized the exhibition at International Symposium on New Paradigms of Sugarcane Research (ISNPSR 2012) held during 15-18, October, 2012 in the capacity as exhibition committee member.
  • Working committee member in organizing National Scientific Tamil Congress during Feb 9-10, 2013.
  • One day refresher training class conducted for 20 sugarcane development staffs from Kallakurichi Co-op sugar mills Ltd., Villupuram district in the capacity as Co-coordinator.
  • One day training programme was organized for 60 farmers from Thirupathur, co-operative mills, Vellore district in the capacity as Co-coordinator.
  • Organized one day farmer training programme for 12 farmers from Prudential sugar co-operation limited in the capacity as Co-coordinator on 11March, 2014
  • Co –organized the Foundation day on October, 2014 at Sugarcane Breeding Institute in the capacity as Co-coordinator.
  • Organizing committee member in organizing symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops held on June 2014.
  • Nominated as an Institute seminar committee member of Sugarcane Breeding Institute for organising/conducting National /International seminar, symposia, workshop etc.
  • Organized one day training for 22 sugarcane growers and four officials from Directorate of Agriculture, Kohima, Nagland.
  • Organized an industrial visit to TNPL for the participants of symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops” on 25.06.2014 in capacity as industrial visit committee chairman.  

 

  • Co-ordinated a five days tour programme to North Tamil Nadu for preparing action plan for tackling the drought situation in  five districts viz.,  Vellore, Thiruvannamali, Villupuram, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur.
  • Organizing committee member for organizing symposium on Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops” held during 23-25 June 2014.
  • Organized a symposium on Agricultural Scientific Tamil held on August 23rd, 2014 in the capacity as local organizing committee member. 
  • Organised a three days National seminar on Sugarcane Production Technology held during 15-17 July 2014 in the capacity as local organizing committee member.
  • Co-organised one day joint seminar on Multidimensional approach to make sugarcane cultivation sustainable held on 31st January, 2015 at SBI which was jointly organised by SISTA and SBI. 
  • In the capacity as a founder member of Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society; co-organised the two days workshop on Diploma book writing held during March 6-7, 2015 at TNAU. 
  • In the capacity as a founder member of Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society; co-organised and served as a rapporteurs for one day Brain-stroming session writing diploma text books held during November 29 ,2014 at TNAU.

Training / workshop attended

  • Training on New Dimension on Agricultural Extension Management held at MANAGE, Hyderabad for five days.
  • Workshop on “Research Extension Linkage” held at BCKV, Kolyani organized by Directorate of Extension and Ministry of Agriculture.
  • ICAR sponsored winter school on “Attitudinal Orientation of Scientist for Organizational Productivity” held from August 17 to September 6, 2005 (21 days) in the Division of Agricultural Extension, IARI, New Delhi.
  • Tamil Nadu irrigated agriculture modernization and water bodies restoration and management project sponsored training programme on Imparting Journalistic skills to enhance the communication performance of extension workers at the Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Socilology, CARDS from March 6th to 7th of 2008.
  • Work shop on Social science research methodology and database management & analysis using SPSS software, organised by Department of population studies & Department of extension , Career guidance and students welfare, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore during March 13 – 16, 2008.
  • Attended the X Agricultural science congress – AGROVISION 2011, organized by National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) at NBFGR, Lucknow, during February 10-12, 2011.
  • Attended One day Cera workshop at SBI, Auditorium on July 8th, 2011.
  • Attended one day awareness cum training programme on Protection of plant varieties and farmers’ rights act, organized by SBI research centre Agali on November 4th 2011.
  • Attended a one day workshop on PPV &FRA in SBI, Coimbatore on March 17th, 2012.
  • Participated in one day sensitization programme on Agropedia at ICRISAT on January 23rd , 2012.
  • Participated in the Sugarcane Breeding Institute – Indian Sugar Industry: National Interactive Workshop’ held at Coimbatore during 26-27 June, 2012.
  • Participated in one day brain storming session on improving research in agricultural extension issues and way forward held at TNAU on 26th April, 2013.
  • Participated four days workshop on SPSS- and its application held during 9-12 December 2013 at  Bharthiyar university, Coimbatore.
  • Participated in ‘8th National Conference on KVK’ held during 23-25 October 2013 at UAS, Bangalore.
  • Participated in National workshop on Farmers Field School organized by NIPHM and MANAGE during February 6-7, 2015 at NIPHM, Hyderabad.
  • Participated in one day joint seminar on Multidimensional approach to make sugarcane cultivation sustainable” held on 31st January, 2015 at SBI which was jointly organised by SBI and SISTA.
  • Participated in two days workshop on Diploma book writing held during March 6-7, 2015 at TNAU organized by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. 
  • Participated in one day Brain-storming meeting on Diploma Text books held during November 29, 2014 at TNAU organized by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi.

Academic Activities

  • Question paper setter for the UG course, Econ 3210, Rural Development of Kerala Agricultural University
  • External examiner for the UG course Econ 3210- Rural Development from KAU, Thrissur, Kerala
  • Question paper setter for the B.Sc (Horti) VIII semester course entitled AEX 401. Extension Methodologies and Transfer of Agrl. Technology (2+1) of TNAU, Coimbatore
  • Question paper setter for B.Sc (Hons), V semester course entitled Wild 3106 Forestry Extension Education of KAU
  • Nominated by SSRD to attend the National Level Institute Industry Interactive Workshop held during June 26-27, 2012
  • Nominated as a Co-coordinator for the Session X in International Symposium on New Paradigms of Sugarcane Research (ISNPSR 2012) held during 15-18, October, 2012
  • Question paper setter for the UG course, Econ 3210, Rural Development for B.Sc. (C&B) of Kerala Agricultural University
  • Question paper setter for Ph.D course, AEX 601. Advance in Agricultural Extension (2+1) of TNAU for the academic year 2012
  • Question paper setter for Ph.D course, AEX 602 Advanced designs and techniques in social science research (2+1) of TNAU for the academic year 2012
  • Question paper setter for Ph.D course, AEX 603 Advances in training technology (2+1) of TNAU for the academic year 2012
  • Question paper setter for Ph.D course, AEX 605 Advanced Instructional Technology (2+1) of TNAU for the academic year 2012
  • Question paper setter for the UG course “AEX 502 Human Resourcing and Public Relations (2+1)” for TNAU for the academic year 2013
  • Nominated as a rapporteur for Horticultural session in National Scientific Tamil Congress held during 9-10 February, 2013
  • Nominated as a reviewer for Journal of agricultural science published by the Canadian Center of Science and education
  • Nominated as a member of local organising committee for conducting symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development –the potential role of sugarcane crops scheduled held in June 2014.
  • Guided six M. Sc students (ODL Mode) for their project work from Directorate of Open and distance Learning, TNAU.
  • Nominated as advisory committee member for PG. Student dissertation work on Economic Assessment and adoption level of SSI in Tamil Nadu from Department of Agricultural Economics, TNAU.

 

Technical Manual

  • Karpagam,C., Burmen, D., Bandyopadhyay, B. K and Bal, A. R (2010) Agricultural based indigenous technical knowledge in Sundarban coastal agro-eco system. Technical bulletin: CSSRI, Canning Town
  • Karpagam C., Shanthy R.M., Annadurai A., Appunu. C and Viswanathan, R (2012) Exhibitors Catalogue. Centenary Publications No.18. Sugarcane Breeding Institute.
  • Ravikumar and Karpagam, C (2011) A comparative study on sub –surface drip irrigation under two different agro eco system in Tuhili sugar mill area. Thesis submitted for M.Sc (Sugarcane Technology)
  • Pradeepan, S and Karpagam, C (2011) Farmers’ innovation and indigenous practices in sugarcane production system – a socio economic analysis. Thesis  submitted for M.Sc (Sugarcane Technology)
  • Prathap, D.Puthira, Karpagam, C and Rajula Shanty, T [Eds.] (2010) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 42nd meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. ISSN: 0973-8185
  • Prathap, D. Puthira, Karpagam, C and Rajula Shanthy, T [Eds.] (2010) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 18th meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of Southern Karnataka.
  • Prathap, D. Puthira and Karpagam, C [Eds.] (2011) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 43rd  meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. ISSN: 0973-8185.
  • Prathap, D. Puthira and Karpagam, C [Eds.] (2011) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 15th meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of Northern Karnataka.
  • Prathap, D.Puthira and Karpagam, C (Eds) (2013) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 44th meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. ISSN: 0973-8185.
  • Prathap, D.Puthira and Karpagam, C (Eds.) (2013) Compendium of research articles and status papers. 19th meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of southern  Karnataka.  ISSN: 0973-8185.
  • Suresh. G and Karpagam C (2014) A study on constraint analysis in sugarcane production system in perambalur sugar mills ltd. (TASCO). TNAU, M.Sc. ODL dissertation work.
  • Selvaraj.T and Karpagam C (2014) A study on technology-dynamics and constraint analysis in sugarcane cultivation in Rajshree sugar mill area of Theni district. TNAU, M.Sc. ODL dissertation work.
  • Uthayakumar, N and Karpagam C (2014) A study on adoption behaviour for sugarcane production and protection technologies in E.I.D Parry sugar mill area, Cuddalore. TNAU, M.Sc. ODL dissertation work.
  • Selvam, M.K and Karpagam C (2014) A study on technology mapping for sugarcane technologies in Subramaniya Siva Co-operative Sugar mill area of Dharmapuri district. TNAU, M.Sc. ODL dissertation work.
  • Rajula Shanthy, T., Vijayan Nair., N and Karpagam, C (2010) Sugarcane crop management technologies. Extension Publications No.187. Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore.
  • Rajula Shanthy, T., Vijayan Nair., N and Karpagam, C (2010) Scientific crop management practices for increased sugarcane productivity. Extension Publication No. 188. Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore . pp.258.
  • Rajula Shanthy, T., Vijayan Nair., N and Karpagam, C (2011) Sugarcane varieties and seed production. Crop management technologies. Extension Publications No.197.  Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore.  
  • Rajula Shanthy, T., Vijayan Nair., N and Karpagam, C (2011) Sugarcane production technologies – planting to harvest. Extension Publication No. 198. Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore.
  • Rajula Shanthy, T, Vijayan Nair, N., Karpagam, C and Puthira Prathap, D (2012) Sugarcane Technologies. Extension Publication No. 205. Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore.

 

Publications

Research article (NASS rated Journal)

  • Karpagam. C., Burman. D., Bandyopadyay. B. K and Bal. A. R (2006) Indigenous ethno veterinary practices for animal husbandry under coastal villages of Sunderban. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. Vol 24 (2):276-278
  • Karpagam. C., Bandyopaadyay. B. K., Burman. D and A. R. Bal (2006) National Agricultural extension policy framework – scope and prospects for coastal agro eco System. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. Vol 24 (2): 310-312.
  • Karpagam. C (2006) Critical analysis of turmeric cultivators in Tamil Nadu state. International Journal of Agricultural Science. Vol (2):526-528.
  • Karpagam.C., Burman. D., Bandyopadhyay, B.K and A. R. Bal (2006) Indigenous knowledge of farmers about their soil management practices under Sunderban coastal agro eco system. Indian Journal of Extension Science.  Vol (1): 72-77
  • Karpagam, C., Ravichandran. V., Ravikumar Theodore and C. Cinthia Fernandaz (2009) Existing social – dynamics among drip and non-drip users – A sociological enquiry. Journal of Extension Education. Vol.21 (4): 4300-4303.
  • Karpagam, C., Ravichandran, V and Ravikumar Thodore (2011) Social-dynamics among sugarcane, onion and leaf banana drip and non-drip users – a sociological enquiry. Journal of Sugarcane Research. 1(1): 75-79.
  • Karpagam, C (2012) Identifying the factors of Social-dynamics among drip users – a socio-technological enquiry. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education. 12(3): 112-115.
  • Karpagam, C., Ravichandran, V., Murali, P., Putira Prathap, D and Rajula Shanthy. T (2013) Influence of profile characteristics on Social-Dynamics among sugarcane drip users and non-drip users – A farm level enquiry. Sugar Tech (Oct-Dec 2013). 15(4): 349-353.
  • Mondal. A. B., Karpagam. C., Bandyopadhyay. B. K., Bal. A. R., Dutt. S. K., Mahanta. K. K and Sudipta Tripati (2004) Transfer of technology for fishery production system in sunderban coastal agro ecosystem. Journal of Indian Coastal Agricultural Research. 22(1&2): 341-342.
  • Mandal. A.B., Karpagam. C., Bandyopadhay, B. K., Bal. A. R., Dutt S. K., Mahanta, K.K and S. Tripathi (2006) Impact of TAR-IVLP in a village of Sunderban coastal Agro eco system. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. Vol 24 (2): 341-343.
  • Murali. P., Karpagam. C and Manivannan. C (2011) Socio-economic profile and resource structure of dairy farmers in Goa state. Indian society of Coastal Agricultural Research. 29.(1): 2011.
  • Rajulashanthy. T., Thiagarajan. R and Karpagam. C (2010) Participatory technology transfer for widespread adoption of Co 86032 Sugarcane variety in coastal regions of Tamil Nadu. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. Vol.28. (1):85-93.
  • Sendilkumar. R., Cinthia Fernandaz. C., Karpagam. C and Asokhan. M (2010) Farm front extension services at the Uzhavar Udhaviyagam – A formative evaluation. Journal of Extension Education. Vol.22 (1):4359-4365.
  • Muthamil Selvan. M., Dawn C. P. Ambrose., Jacob K. Annamalai., S and Karpagam. C (2009) Mechanization remedies for the constraints encountered by women vegetable farmers in Tamil Nadu. Journal of Extension Education. Vol. 21(4): 4334-4340.
  • Burman. D., Bandyopadhyay. B. K., Mahanta. K. K., Karpagam. C and Majumder (2004) Carbon sequestration in coastal soils. Journal of Indian Coastal Agricultural Research. 22(1&2); 56-60.
  • Tripathi. S., Mondal. A.B., Bandyopadhyay. B.K., Bal. A. R., Dutt. S.K., Mahanta. K.K., Karpagam. C and K. Chakraborti (2005) City compost – An alternative technology for sustainable Agriculture. Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research. 23(1):26-30.

 

Books Published

  • Karpagam. C., Murali P., Bhaskaran A., Rajula Shanthy. T and Puthira Prathap. D (2014) An inventory of farmers’ Practices for Inclusive Development in Sugarcane Production System. Book Published by SBI, Coimbatore.  ISBN. 978-81-926387-7-5.
    This book consists 40 case studies and each one has been discussed with its background, description of the practice, scope and utility, cost involved and with available supporting reviews. All the cases were documented at field level with appropriate visuals and photographs. This book contains 142 colour photographs. The farmers profile from whom the practices were documented has also been furnished as an annexure which enhances the authenticity of the information.

 

  • Karpagam. C and Usha Rani. S (2015) Extension in Tamil. Book published by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. ISBN No.978-93-84234-29-4.
    A book titled “Extension” authored by Dr. C. Karpagam and Dr. S. Usha Rani has been bestowed with “Best Book Award” by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. The book has been written in Tamil language for the benefits of Diploma Agri. students and it was released by Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. It contains ten chapters, deals with basics of agricultural extension management. This book will serve as a valuable reference for Diploma Agri. students and other stake holders involved in transfer of technologies.

 

  • Sundaram R., Muthamilselven M., Sellamuthu K.M., Pandiyan S.K. and Karpagam.  C (2013) Scientific Agriculture in Tamil. Book published by All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. ISBN No.978-93-87702-56-5.
  • Muthamil Selvan M, Sangeetha, Thurkaiannan P, Muthuval I, Karpagam C and Umesh Kanna. S (2014). Agriculture (Tamil). Book published by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. ISBN; 978-93-81102-94-7.
  • Rajula Shanthy T., Venkatasubramanian V., Karpagam C and Nair N.V (2014) Recent Technologies for Increased Sugarcane Productivity. Book Published by SBI, Coimbatore. ISBN.978-93-808002-5-7.

 

Book Chapters published

  • Karpagam, C and Rajula Shanthy, T (2010) Bridging the yield gap for achieving higher sugarcane productivity. In: Scientific crop management practices for increased sugarcane productivity. Extension publication No.188: pp. 186-189.
  • Karpagam, C (2011) An overview of geographical indications. In: Training manual. Protection of plant varieties and farmers’ rights act. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority, New Delhi and Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, pp.56-61.
  • Karpagam, C., Rajula Shanthy,T and Puthira Prathap, D (2011) Tools for technology assessment and transfer. In: Training manual. Sugarcane agronomy, farm mechanization and technology trasfer. Sugarcane Breeeding Instittue, Coimbatore, pp.87-90.
  • Karpagam, C., Puthira Prathap. D and Murali. P (2012) Ready-to use information for Sugarcane farmers (Tamil). In: Handbook of Sugarcane. Puthira Prathap. D and Sivaraman. K (Eds.). Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, pp. 179-194.
  • Karpagam, C., Puthira Prathap, D., Murali, P., Hari, K., Sivaraman, K and Sankaranarayanan, C (2013) Sugarcane: A few useful information (Tamil) In: Agricultural Science. Sundaram, R., Muthamizh Selvan. M., Chellamuthu. K M., Pandian. S.K and Karpagam, C (Eds.). All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. pp. 248-249.
  • Karpagam, C and Murali, P (2013) Entrepreneurial competencies and motivation. In: Rural Entrepreneurship on Agricultural Engineering, Eds: Sundaram, Muthamizh Selvan, Ravindinra Naik., Dawn C.P.Ambrose and Jacob K. Annamalai, S. Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering. Coimbatore. ISBN; 978-93-81102-45-9. PP 82-85.
  • Karpagam. C, Puthira, D. Prathap, Venkatasubramanian. V, Mohanraj. K and   Murali. P (2014) New initiative on Farmer Field School module for out-scaling drip and related technologies in sugarcane production system through Farmer Participatory Action Research Programme. In: manual of National workshop on Farmers Field School organized by NIPHM and MANAGE during February 6-7, 2015 at NIPHM, Hyderabad.
  • Karpagam C, Murali P, Rajula shanthy T and Puthira, D. Prathap (2014) Documentation of farmers’ practices for sustainable sugarcane cultivation (Tamil). In: Agriculture (Tamil).Eds: Muthamil Selvan M, Sangeetha, Thurkaiannan P, Muthuval I, Karpagam C and Umesh Kanna S (2014). Published by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. ISBN; 978-93-81102-94-7. PP 66-72.
  • A. B. Mondal., Karpagam. C and B. K. Bandyopadhay (2007) Demand – driven and farmer- participatory extension approach: An experience under TAR –IVLP. In: Extension Pluralism for Rural Development. J. Vasanthakumar., H. Phillip., R. K. Theodore and Nataraju, M.S (Eds.). ISBN No. (10): 81-7754-310-5. Pp. 167-173.
  • Murali.P, Karpagam. C, Puthira, D. Prathap, and Sivaramane.N (2014). Input and output supply chain management of sugarcane production. In supply chain management Ed: Sivaramane, N and Reddy. NAARM, Hyderabad.
  • Rajula shanthy. T, Karpagam. C (2014). Approaches for effective technology transfer in sugarcane. In Sugarcaen agriculture. Ed: Rajula shanthy. T, Nair,N.V, Singh.J.B and Joshi, M.G. SBI, Coimbatore.
  • Manoharan. M and Karpagam. C (2010) Extension intervention for agricultural development through farmers groups. In: Self help groups for rural upliftment emerging extension issues and strategies. Ranganathan, G., Thiagarajan, B and Vasanthakumar, J.  Society of Extension Education, TNAU, Coimbatore. pp. 346 – 350.
  • Murali, P., Karpagam, C., Puthira Prathap, D., Hari, K and Sivaraman, K (2013) Sugarcane: Water management equipments. (Tamil). In:Agricultural Science. Sundaram, R., Muthamizh Selvan, M., Chellamuthu, K M., Pandian, S.K and Karpagam, C. (Eds). All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. pp. 250-252.
  •  Murali, P and Karpagam, C (2013) Business planning: Cost accounting, budgeting and investments appraisal. In: Rural Entrepreneurship on Agricultural Engineering. Sundaram., Muthamizh Selvan., Ravindinra Naik., Dawn C.P. Ambrose and Jacob K. Annamalai, S (Eds.). Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering. Coimbatore. ISBN: 978-93-81102-45-9. PP 82-85.
  • Sivaraman, K., Karpagam, C and Murali, P (2013) Crop diversification in sugarcane agriculture through intercropping in the tropics. In: Compendium of Research Articles and Status papers. 19th meeting of Sugarcane Research and Development Workers of southern Karnataka.  ISSN: 0973-8185. pp. 64-86.
  • Murali, P, Prathap, D Puthira and Karpagam, C (2012) Devices to use in water management (Tamil). In: Prathap, D Puthira., & Sivaraman,K. (Eds.). Handbook of Sugarcane-Tamil (pp 103-111) Coimbatore: Sugarcane Breeding Institute
  • Murali, P., Prathap, D Puthira and Karpagam, C (2012) Devices to use in water management (Tamil). In: Handbook of Sugarcane-Tamil. Prathap, D Puthira and  Sivaraman, K (Eds.). pp. 103-111.
  • Puthira Prathap, D., Govindaraj, P., Hari, K., Sivaraman, K., Karpagam, C and Murali, P (2013) E-extension in sugarcane. (Tamil). In: Agricultural Science. Sundaram, R., Muthamizh Selvan, M., Chellamuthu, K M., Pandian, S.K and Karpagam, C (Eds.). All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. pp. 253-255.
  • Sivaraman, K., Hari, K., Puthira Prathap, D., Karpagam, C and Murali, P (2013) Organic sugarcane cultivation (Tamil). In: Agricultural Science. Sundaram, R., Muthamizh Selvan, M., Chellamuthu, K M., Pandian, S.K and Karpagam, C (Eds). All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. pp. 256-259.
  • Hari, K., Puthira Prathap, D., Sivaraman, K., Murali, P and Karpagam, C (2013) Biofertilizers for sugarcane (Tamil). In: Agricultural Science. Sundaram, R., Muthamizh Selvan, M., Chellamuthu, K M., Pandian, S.K and Karpagam, C (Eds.). All India Scientific Tamil Council, Thanjavur. pp. 260-263.
  • Rajula shanthy. T, Venkatasubramanian. V,  Karpagam C and Puthira, D. Prathap (2014) Strategies for effective transfer of technology for increased sugarcane productivity. In: training manual on scientific sugarcane cultivation. Ed: Rajula shanthy. T, Bakshiram., Venkatasubramanian. V, Karpagam C and Puthira, D. Prathap. SBI, Coimbatore.

Conference proceeding papers

  • Karpagam. C., Burman, D., Bandyopaadyay, B. K and Bal. A. R (2005) Incorporating indigenous knowledge system (IKS) in to agricultural education – implications and prospects. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Strategies for Improved Farming and Ecological Security of Coastal Region”, Organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2004. pp.97
  • Karpagam. C (2005) Strengthening research-extension-farmers linkage- issues, strategy analysis for sustainable development. Paper presented in the National seminar on “Extension Pluralisms For Rural Development” organized by the Society of Extension Education Held at TNAU, Coimbatore on 25-26th of February, 2005. pp. 57.
  • Karpagam. C., Burman. D., Bandyopadyay. B. K and Bal. A. R (2005) Indigenous ethno veterinary practices for animal husbandry under coastal villages of Sunderban. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Strategies for Improved Farming and Ecological Security of Coastal Region”, Organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2004. Pp. 69.
  • Karpagam. C., Bandyopaadyay. B. K and Burman. D (2005) National agricultural extension policy framework – scope and prospects for coastal agro eco system. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Strategies for Improved Farming and Ecological Security of Coastal Region”, Organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CTCRI,  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2004. pp. 90.
  • Karpagam. C and Sundara Swamy. B (2006) Cost and returns and marketing pattern analysis in turmeric cultivation in Erode district of Tamil Nadu state. Paper presented in “National Seminar on Extension Strategies for fostering Knowledge Centric Agricultural Growth” organized by Society of Extension Education held in Puducherry during Dec 2 & 3, 2006.
  • Karpagam. C., Ravichandran. V and Ganesan. R (2008) Decentralizing extension policy to address current issues of Indian agriculture – A need of this hour. Paper presented in “National Seminar on Current Agrarian Issues: Response of Agricultural Information System” held from 5-6th December, 2008 at National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), Pusa Campus, New Delhi.
  • Karpagam. C, Ganesan. R and Ravichandran. V (2008) Commodity market – avenue for Indian farmers – myth or reality. Paper presented in “National Seminar on Current Agrarian Issues: Response of Agricultural Information System” held from 5-6th December, 2008 at National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), Pusa Campus, New Delhi.
  • Karpagam. C, Manoharan, M and Ravi Kumar Theodore (2008) Current issues in Grape production sector – A lession learnt from Grape grower association, Coimbatore. Paper presented in “National Seminar on Current Agrarian Issues: Response of Agricultural Information System” held from 5-6th December, 2008 at National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), Pusa Campus, New Delhi.
  • Karpagam, C., Manoharan, M and Ravi Kumar Theodore (2009) Impact of Farmers’ interest group in grape production sector – a critical enquiry. Abstract published in proceedings of National seminar organized by Society of Extension Education, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Karpagam, C., Ravichandran,V., Ravikumar Theodore and Balasubramanian, R (2010) Impact of drip irrigation on social-dynamics of farmers. Paper presented in National seminar on Extension management reforms – Initiatives and impact, organized by Society of Extension Education (SEE) at TNAU, Coimbatore, during December 11 & 12, 2010. pp.67.
  • Karpagam, C., Burman,D., Bandyopadhyay, B. K. and Bal, A. R (2010) Indigenous practices for agricultural production system under Sundarbans coastal Agro –eco system. Paper presented in  9th National symposium on recent outlook on sustainable agriculture, livelihood security and ecology of coastal region organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (ISCAR) at Goa during October 27-30,2010.  pp. 117.
  • Karpagam, C (2011) An overview of Geographical Indication. Paper presented in one day awareness cum training programme organized by Agali research centre, SBI, Coimbatore.
  • Karpagam, C (2011) Professional ethics in agricultural entrepreneurship.  paper presented in five day entrepreneurship training programme for UG students of Agricultural Engineering, organised by Central Institute of Agrl. Engineering, Regional Centre, Coimbatore.
  • Karpagam, C (2011). Intellectual property and its commercialization in agriculture. Paper presented in the Institute seminar. 
  • Karpagam, C (2011) Identifying opinion leaders, conducting focus group discussion, modalities of getting feedback, formulating interview schedule, sampling and survey. Paper presented in the training programme of SBI, Coimbatore.
  • Karpagam, C, Rajula shanthy,T., Prathap, D Puthira and Murali, P (2012) Indigenous technical knowledge and farmers’ innovation in sugarcane production system. Paper presented in the National seminar on “Innovations in farming system research and extension for inclusive development” organised by Society of Extension Education during 24-25 November 2011 at Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University, Chennai.
  • Karpagam, C (2012) Information to sugarcane farmers. Paper presented at Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College for the programme on creation of scientific awareness programme among the rural farmers, students & self help group members of Virudhunagar district’ the programme was sponsored by TN state council for science &technology (TNSCST).
  • Karpagam. C., Rajula Shanthy, T., Puthira Prathap, D and Murali, P (2012) Documenting farmers’ innovations and indigenous practices in sugarcane production system- An exploratory study. Poster presentation in International Symposium on New Paradigms in Sugarcane Research, October 15-18, 2012, Sugarcane Breeding Institute (ICAR), Coimbatore.
  • Karpagam. C., Murali, P., Puthira Prathap, D and Rajula Shanthy, T (2013) Local innovations for wider application: Documenting farmer grass root innovations in sugarcane production system in Tamil Nadu. Paper presented in International conference on Extension educational strategies for sustainable agricultural development – a global perspective. (Oral Presentation). December 5-8, 2013, UAS, Bangalore, India. pp-276-277.
  • Karpagam C, Murali P, Rajula shanthy T and Puthira, D. Prathap (2014). Documentation of farmers’ practices for sustainable sugarcane cultivation (Tamil). Paper presented in National symposium on “Agricultural Scientific Tamil” organized by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi.
  • Karpagam C, Ravichandran. V, Ravi Kumar Theodore, Murali P and Senthil Kumar P (2014). Impact of drip irrigation in sugarcane, onion and leaf banana – an economic feasibility analysis at farmers’ field level. Paper (Poster) presented in symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops” organized by SSRD during 23-25 June 2014.
  • Karpagam C, Murali P, Rajula shanthy T and Puthira, D. Prathap and Venkatasubramanian. V, (2014). An innovative taxonomy of Farmers practices for inclusive development in sugarcane production system. Paper presented in National seminar on ‘Extension management strategies for sustainable agriculture – opportunities and challenges’ held 12-13, December, 2014 at AC & RI, Madurai organized by SEE, TNAU.
  • Karpagam. C, Puthira, D. Prathap, Venkatasubramanian. V, Mohanraj. K and   Murali. P (2014). New initiative on Farmer Field School Module for Out-scaling Drip and Related Technologies in Sugarcane Production System through Farmer Participatory Action Research Programme. Paper presented National workshop on Farmers Field School organized by NIPHM and MANAGE during February 6-7, 2015 at NIPHM, Hyderabad.
  • Karpagam. C (2014) Out-scaling farmers’ practices for inclusive development- promoting FFS. Paper presented during HRD training programme on “Farmers Field School” organized by e- extension, DOEE, TNAU, CBE during November 20-21.
  • Mandal, A. B., Karpagam. C,. Bandyopadhyay, B. K., Bal. A. R., Dutt, S. K., Mahanta. K. K and Tripati. S (2004) Transfer of technology for fishery production system in Sundarbans under coastal agro-ecosystem. Paper presented in National Seminar on Advances in coastal Agriculture and Value Addition from National Perspectives organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CPCRI, Kasaragod from Jan. 21-24, 2004. Pp. 73.
  • Mandal, A. B., Karpagam, C., Bandyopadhay. B. K (2005) Demand driven and farmer participatory extension approach- an experience from TAR- IVLP under Suderbans coastal agro eco system. Paper presented in the National seminar on “Extension Pluralisms For Rural Development” organized by the Society of Extension Education Held at TNAU, Coimbatore on 25-26th of February, 2005. pp. 23.
  • Mandal. A. B., Karpagam, C., Bandyopadhay B. K., Bal. A. R., Dutt, S.K and Tripathi (2005) Impact of TAR-IVLP in a village of Sunderban coastal Agro eco system. Paper presented in National Seminar on Strategies for Improved Farming and Ecological Security of Coastal Region, Organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2004. pp. 113.
  • Mandal, A.B., Karpagam C., Bandyopadhay B.K., Bal. A. R., Dutt S. K and Tripathi, S (2005) Diversification initiatives through technological intervention under TAR- IVLP in Sunderban coastal agro eco system. Paper presented in National Seminar on “Strategies for Improved Farming and Ecological Security of Coastal Region”, Organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from Dec. 21-24, 2004. pp89.
  • Mandal.  A. B., Karpagam C., Bandyopadhay B. K., Bal.  A.R., Dutt S. K., Mahantha. K. K and Sudipta Tripathi (2005) Technological intervention for horticultural production system in TAR-IVLP Under Sunderban coastal agro – eco system. Abstract published in “National seminar on Coastal Resources & Their Sustainable Management : Issues & Strategies” during march 10-13, 2005.
  • Mandal.  A. B, Karpagam C., Bandyopadhay B. K., Bal. A. R., Dutt S. K., Mahantha. K. K and Sudipta Tripathi  (2004) Alternative extension system for transfer of technology for sustainable agricultural production in Sundarbans under coastal agro–eco system. Abstract published in “National Seminar on Alternative Extension Approaches in Technology Transfer” held at Mitraniketan Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kerala during January 15-16.
  • Rajula Shanthy, T., Ramanjaneyalu and  Karpagam. C (2014) Sustainable sugarcane initiative-a socio-economic performance analysis. Paper presented in National seminar on recent advance and challenges in sugarcane research.January 23-24,2014. Zonal Agricultural research station, V.C. farm, Mandya. pp.132-133.
  • Rajula shanthy,T., Thiagarajan and Karpagam, C (2014) Women in sugarcane farming: issues and perspective. Paper presented in session II in National conferences on women in sugarcane agriculture and industry held at Indian Institute of Sugarcane research, Lucknow during August 29-31, 2013.
  • Rajula shanthy T, Subramaninam R, Karpagam C, Bhaskaran A and Jayabose C (2014) Integrated Nutrient management in sugarcane – a performance analysis. Paper (Poster) presented in symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops” organized by SSRD during 23-25 June 2014.
  • Murali P, Bhaskaran A, Karpagam C, Hari K and Puthira,D. prathap (2014) Carbon sequestration and CO2 mitigation through sugarcane production system – an empirical analysis. Paper (Oral) presented in symposium on “Bio energy for sustainable development – the potential role of sugarcane crops” organized by SSRD during 23-25 June 2014. 
  • Murali, P., Puthira Prathap, D and Karpagam. C (2014) Global projection on sugar production, sugar prices and trade-partial stochastic simulations. Paper presented in National seminar on recent advance and challenges in sugarcane research. January 23-24, 2014. Zonal Agricultural research station, V.C. farm, Mandya. pp.132-133.
  • Murali, P., Hari, K., Puthira Prathap, D and Karpagam, C (2014) Global forecast on sugar prices, sugar consumption and trade. Paper presented at international conclave on sugar crops, held at Indian institute of sugarcane Research Lucknow UP, India 15-17th February, organized by the society for sugarcane research and promotion (SSRP).
  • Burman, D., Bandyopadhya, B. K., Mahanta, K. K., Karpagam, C and Majumder, A (2004). Carbon sequestration in coastal soils. Paper presented in National Seminar on Advances in coastal Agriculture and Value Addition from National Perspectives organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CPCRI, Kasaragod from Jan. 21-24, 2004. pp. 4. 
  • Tripati. S., Mandal, A. B., Bandyopadhyay, B. K,. Bal, A. R., Dutt, S. K., Mahanta.K. K., Karpagam, C and Chakraborti. K (2004) City Compost – An Alternative Technology for Sustainable Agriculture. Paper presented in National Seminar on Advances in coastal Agriculture and Value Addition from National Perspectives organized by Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research at CPCRI, Kasaragod from Jan. 21-24, 2004. pp.39.
  • Murali, P., Vijayan Nair, N., Balakrishnan, R., Hari, K., Puthira Prathap D. and Karpagam. C (2012) Decadal prospects of global sugar trade – An empirical analysis. Paper presented in New Paradigms in Sugarcane Research, October 15-18, 2012, Sugarcane Breeding Institute (ICAR), Coimbatore, India.
  • Murali, P., Balakrishnan,R., Puthira Prathap, D., Karpagam, C and G. Govindaraj (2012) Productivity improvement in sugarcane farming in Tamil Nadu (India): parametric and non-parametric analysis. Paper presented in 28th ICAE Triennial Conference (The Global Bio-Economy Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil) during 18-24 August 2012, organized by the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE). pp.193.

Technical/Popular Article/Extension Materials

  • C. Karpagam, Ravikumar Theodore, S.Palanisamy and T.Rajula Shanthy (2010) Grapes Production – an overview. Kissan world. Vol.37. (7). pp -43-45.
  • Karpagam, C. and Puthira prathap, D (2011) Indigenous Technical Knowledge to control white grub in sugarcane production system – An experience from Thalavadi farmers (Tamil). Sakthi Sugar Mill News letter. 46 (8). p.16-18.
  • Karpagam, C. and Puthira prathap, D (2011) Innovative vigour microbes liquid to treat clogging in drip irrigation - An experience from Thalavadi sugarcane farmer (Tamil). Sakthi Sugar Mill News letter. December 2011. 46 (12). p.25-26.
  • Karpagam C., Shanthy R.M., Annadurai A., Appunu. C and Viswanathan, R (2012) Exhibitors Catalogue. Centenary Publications No.18. Sugarcane Breeding Institute.
  • Karpagam, C. and Puthira prathap, D (2012) Entrepreneurship scope in sugarcane production system. (Tamil). Vallarum Vellanmai, published by TNAU. (3) 9. pp.49-50. 
  • Karpagam, C., Shanthi, R.M., Anna Durai, A and Viswanathan, R (2012) Sugarcane Breeding Institute -100 year journey. In Exhibitors Catalogue,  Eds:  Karpagam C., Shanthy, R.M., Annadurai A., Appunu. C and Viswanathan.. Centenary Publications No.18. Sugarcane Breeding Institute
  • Karpagam, C. and Ramasubramanian,T (2013) FAQs on Early Shoot Borer of Sugarcane  (Tamil). Vallarum Vellanmai, published by TNAU. (5) 4. pp.45-49. 
  • Karpagam, C. and Murali.P (2013) Sugarcane intercrop with groundnut – A Farmer's Experience from Chengum (Tamil). Vallarum Vellanmai, published by TNAU. (5) 4. pp.56-57. 
  • Karpagam, C. and Rajula Shanthy, T (2013) Documentation of ITKs and farmers innovations in sugarcane production system. SBI News. 33(3):pp.5.
  • Karpagam, C and Puthira, D. Prathap (2014) Potential of sugar crops for bio energy – A national conference  (Tamil). Sakthi News Letter. (49) 8. pp.28-29. 
  • T.Rajula Shanthy and C. Karpagam (2010) Sugarcane Varieties for Tamil Nadu (Tamil). Extension publications No 186 (2010). Edited.
  • Using Soil Moisture Indicators in Sugarcane farming [English] (FPARP Technical Bulletin 12/E/01)
  • Using Soil Moisture Indicators in Sugarcane farming [Tamil] (FPARP Technical Bulletin 12/Ta/01)
  • Prathap , D Puthira and Karpagam, C (2011) Centenary celebrations at Sugarcane Breeding Institute. Sakthi Sugars Newsletter, 46 (12) pp 8 -10
  • T.Rajula Shanthy and Karpagam, C (2012) Farmers-Scientist Interface. (Tamil). Bannary Amman Sugar Mill News letter, March 2012.
  • Anna Durai, A., Karpagam, C., Shanthi, R.M., and Viswanathan, R (2012) Dr. C. A. Barber and T. S. Venkatraman: Men with vision for this century old institute. In Exhibitors Catalogue, Eds:  Karpagam C., Shanthy R.M., Annadurai A., Appunu. C and Viswanathan.. Centenary Publications No.18. Sugarcane Breeding Institute.
  • Puthira Prathap, D., Karpagam, C., Rajula Shanthy, T., Rakkiyappan, Hari.K., Sivaraman, K., Murali, P., Ramesh Sundar,A and Singaravelu (2012) Farmers’ Participatory Action Research Programme. SBI News, Sugarcane Breeding Institute,32(3), April-June 2012. pp.3-4.
  • Rajula Shanthy,T., Karpagam.C and Puthira Prathap, D (2013) Frontline demonstration on bud chip settlings. SBI News. 33(3):pp.4.
  • Rajula Shanthy,T., Alarmelu,S., Karpagam.C., Manjunatha,T. and Nair,T.V. (2013)  Package of practices for sugarcane cultivation. Extension publication No.213 (2013).
  • Appunu, C.,  Hari, K., Jayakumar, V., Govindaraj, P., Puthira Prathap, D., Mohanraj, K., Karpagam, C., Murali, P and Sivaraman, K (2012) Classic papers on sugarcane – C.A. Barber -Volume II, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, India. P. 175.
  • Appunu, C., Jayakumar, V., Govindaraj, P., Puthira Prathap, D., Karpagam, C., Murali, P., Hari, K. and Sivaraman, K. (2012) Classic papers on Sugarcane – Nand Lal Dutt, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, India. p.151.
  • Appunu, C., Jayakumar, V., Govindaraj, P., Puthira Prathap, D., Murali, P., Karpagam, C., Mohanraj, K., Hari, K. and Sivaraman, K (2012) Classic papers on Sugarcane – T.S.  Raghavan, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, India. p. 124.
  • Appunu, C ., Jayakumar, V., Hari, K., Govindaraj, P., Puthira Prathap, D., Mohanraj, K., Karpagam, C., Murali, P and Sivaraman, K. (2012) Classic papers on Sugarcane – E.K.  Janaki Ammal, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, India. p. 91.
  • Appunu, C., Hari, K., Jayakumar, V., Govindaraj, P., Puthiraprathap, D., Mohanraj, K., Karpagam, C., Murali, P., Bhaskaran, A and Sivaraman, K (2012) DVD on Classic Papers on Sugarcane – C.A. Barber, T.S. Venkatraman, N.L. Dutt, E.K.J. Ammal, T.S. Raghavan and N. Parthasarathy.  Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore, India.
  • A video film of 14 minutes duration giving details on the history, activities and achievements of the Sugarcane Breeding Institute was prepared in English.
  • Murali,P., Balakrishnan,R.,Rajulashanthy,T., Puthira Prathap,D and Karpagam, C (2013) Impact of the variety Co 86032 on sugar recovery in Tamil Nadu State. SBI News. 33(3):pp.4.
  • Rajendraprasad,N., Alarmelu,S., Rajula Shanthy,T., Karpagam.C. and Manjunatha,T  (2013)  Sugarcane budchip seedling production. Extension publication No. 215 (2013).
  • Alarmelu,S., Rajula Shanthy,T., Manjunatha,T., Hemaprabbha,G., Shanthi,R.M., Karpagam. C and Nair,N.V. 2013. Sugarcane varieties for tropical India.
  • Article about history and achievement of SBI has been prepared and submitted for Dinamalar daily in Tamil and it was published in Dinamalar supplement “Akkam PAkkam” on Page No.3. on 10th July,2013. 
  • Ramsubramanian, T and Karpagam, C (2014) FAQs on Early Shoot Borer. Kissan world. 41(9). Pp.19-22. 
  • Rajula shanthy T and Karpagam C (2014) Co 0403 – A promising variety for Peninsular India. Technical bulletin (Edt.). Extension publication No. 224 (2014).
  • Rajula Shanthy.T, Venkatasubramanian. V, Karpagam. C and Nair. N. V (2014) Recent technologies for increased sugarcane productivity. Published by SBI, Coimbatore. ISBN. 978-93-808002-5-7.
  • Rajula shanthy T and Karpagam C (2014) Co 06027 – A mid-late variety for peninsular zone. Technical bulletin (Edt.). Extension publication No. 226 (2014).
  • Rajula shanthy T and Karpagam C (2014) Co 06030 – A mid-late variety for east coast zone. Technical bulletin (Edt.). Extension publication No. 225 (2014).

Member in Professional societies

  • Editorial member for Journal of Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (4yrs)
  • Member of Executive council of Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (2yrs)
  • Editor, Journal of Indian Society of Extension Professionals (1 yrs)
  • Life member in ISCAR , Canning Town, WB, India
  • Life member in Society of Extension, Coimbatore, India
  • Life member in Society of Extension Education, Agra, India
  • Life member in the Society of Sugarcane Research and Development, SBI, Coimbatore
  • Life member in Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum, IARI, New Delhi
  • Life member in All India Scientific Tamil Association
  • Life member in Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi
  • Honorary board member in Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, HP.
  • Life Authorship in International journal of farm sciences by Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, HP.

 

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