College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics

Faculty & Staff

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Dr.Unnikrishnan Melitta Pappu Dr.Unnikrishnan Melitta Pappu
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Centre for Pig Production and Research, Mannuthy
Mobile No: - 9447027454
Email ID: - unnikrishnan@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

  MVSc, PhD

Area of Research

Animal Reproduction - bovine and canine reproduction


Work Experience

  • 16 years as Veterinary Surgeon, Animal Husbandry Dept.
  • 13 years as Faculty, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University


 ISSAR, Kerala chapter award for the best scientific article 2014


 Trainings undergone

  • Refresher training of 21 days duration on “Advances in applications of diagnostic techniques in Veterinary Theriogenology” GADVASU, Ludhiana (ICAR centre of Advanced Faculty Training in veterinary Gynaecology& Reproduction) during Feb- March 2011
  • UGC orientation training of 28 days’ duration at Academic staff college, Calicut University during October- November 2014
  • Refresher training for 14 days at Base farm, Kolahalamedu on “Newer perspectives in dairy farm management for enhancing productivity” organised by KVASU from 03/07/2019 to 16/07/19


Other valuable publications

  • Unnikrishnan MP 2023 "Use of ultrasound for pregnancy diagnosis in pigs" chapter in the ttraining manual- Reproductive Ultrasonography in farm and Companion Animals (University publication)

  • Unnikrishnan MP 2023. "Canine pyometra" chapter in the text book –Small Animal Theriogenology (University publication)

  • Unnikrishnan MP and Niyas E 2021. "Reactive oxygen species: It’s role in bull sperm physiology and fertility" – chapter in the book (with ISBN number)- Reviews of Veterinary Research- What Next?- Lulu publication, USA
  • Vidya VK and Unnikrishnan MP 2021. Prognostic markers of canine pyometra- chapter in the book (with ISBN number) - Reviews of Veterinary Research- What Next? Lulu publication, USA
  • Unnikrishnan MP and HM Harshan 2021" Recent advances in Reproductive physiology in cattle" - chapter in the compendium of lectures of training programme for officers of AHD
  • Contributed a chapter and edited Malayalam book – “Mrugaparipalanam – SasthrathinteVazhikal” 2020. KVASU publication by Director farms and Director, Academic staff college
  • Contributed chapter on “Birth control programmes in Dogs” in the book ‘Population control programmes in dogs – current concepts’. 2014. (ed.) M.K. Narayanan, prepared as part of training programme conducted by KVASU
  • Leaflet on reproductive management of cow “Prathyulpadhanam Palulpathanathinu” as part of state plan 12-13
  • Leaflet on reproductive management of goat “Adu – Pavangalude Pasu – Prajananavum Paripalanavum” as part of state plan 13-14


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