College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences , Mannuthy


DEPARTMENT: Dairy Science

Faculty & Staff

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Dr .Geetha R Dr .Geetha R
Designation: - Associate Profesor
Address: - Dept. of Dairy Science
Mobile No: - 9495289976
Email ID: - geetha@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

M.V.Sc (Dairy Science) , Ph.D

Area of Research

Lacticacid Bacteria


Functional Dairy Foods

Work Experience

15 Years 7 Months


  1. Attended 14 days Hands on training in Molecular biology and bioinformatics tools for advanced life science research– organized by SAAPBT from October 19th to November 1st, 2017 at CV & AS Mannuty. 
  2. Attended 21 days online training entitled “Physio-biochemical and Biotechnological Approaches for Optimization of Health and Reproduction in Animals” Organized by Department of Veterinary Physiology and Biochemistry College of Veterinary Science & A.H., Mhow (M.P.) Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Jabalpur (M.P.) during 1-21 December, 2020.
  3. Attended 15 days Online training on Food Safety Essentials, organized by the Regional Directorate, NPC, from 1st to 15th October 2020.


  • A.S.Lejaniya and R Geetha, 2018 Prevalence of sub-clinical mastitis in Thrissur district of Kerala with special reference to etiological agent and antibiogram. International journal of Science, Environment and Technology 7: 1827-1833.
  • AS Lejaniya, R Geetha, CT Sathian, K Radha, KKJayavardhanan and KA Mercy, (2019) Mannitol production inlactic acid bacteria”The Pharma Innovation Journal; 8(2): 673-676.
  • Mridula Steephen, Geetha R, Sathian CT, Radha K and Aparna Sudhakaran. (2019); Effective utilization of whey for maintenance of lacticacid bacteria. The Pharma Innovation Journal 8: 174-175.
  • K.Mathivathani, G.Radhika, T.V. Aravindakshan, R. Geetha and Marykutty Thomas Comparative analysis of milk quantity and quality in native goat breeds of kerala J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 2020. 51 (2) : 207 – 213.
  • Nibimol Babu, Geetha R. Mridula Steephen and Sathian C.T “Suitability of exopolysaccharide producing lactic acid bacterial cultures in fermented dairy product” JIVA 18 (1) April 2020.
  • Mridula Steephen, Geetha R and Sathian CT. “Activity profile of starter cultures maintained in whey based medium” The Pharma Innovation Journal 2020; 9(2): 127-129.
  • A.S Lejaniya, Deepak Chandran and R.Geetha. (2021). Recent trends in application of Lacticacid bacteria in Dairy and biomedical industry- A Critical Review. World Journal of Pharmaceutical Research. 10: (12).577-591.
  • Shabana K.C., Geetha R., Sathian C.T., Raji K., Mridula Steephen (2021) Isolation and identification of Bacillus spp at the level of milk production and in supply chain, JIVA 19 (2) August, 60-66 (Research ARTICLE}
  • Amitha Thomas, V. Prasad, P.M. Priya, C.T. Sathian and R. Geetha . (2019) Impact of Recycling Cleaning Solution under Cleaning-In-Place (CIP) System on Thermoduric Count in Pasteurized Milk. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci 8(6): 1343-1351
  • Lejaniya AS, Geetha.R, and Sathian C.T (2021). Identification of lactic acid bacteria with higher mannitol production potential.  Indian Journal of Animal Research

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