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DEPARTMENT: Livestock Products Technology

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Dr.Kavitha Rajagopal Dr.Kavitha Rajagopal
Designation: - Assistant Professor
Address: - Dept. of Livestock Products Technology, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Pookode, P.O.Lakkidi, Wayanad, 673576
Mobile No: - 9446438510
Email ID: - kavitha@kvasu.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

 MVSc (LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY)

Area of Research

 MVSc (LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY)

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Livestock products Technology, CVAS, Pookode from 12-03-2015 to till date
  • 6 Years as Veterinary Surgeon, Animal Husbandry Department, Govt. of Kerala
  • 2.5 years as Vocational Teacher in Livestock management, Dept. of Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Govt. of Kerala

Trainings

  • 21 days Refresher course/ Winter school on "Antimicrobial resistance in fish and aquatic environment and its impact on human health"
  • 2. 28 days Orientation training on Strategic management of human resources among academia

Publications

 

  • Kurian, Y., Thomas, M., Nayar, R. and Rajagopal, K.2015.Quality assessment of yoghurt incorporated with honey and papaya pulp. In: Proceedings of 7thKerala Veterinary Science Congress; 14th to 15th November, 2015, Pookode, Wayanad. Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala. Pp.197.
  • Naveen Kumar T.J, Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. 2015. Technological and health impacts of meat based functional foods- A review. Int. J. Sci. Res. 4: 475-481.
  • Naveen Kumar T.J, Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. 2015.Quality characteristics of functional meat balls incorporated with paneer and oats. In: Proceedings of 7thKerala Veterinary Science Congress; 14th to 15th November, 2015, Pookode, Wayanad. Department of Animal Husbandry, Kerala. Pp.193.
  • Kavitha R, George . T.O, P. Kuttinarayanan, Sisilamma G and M. Syam Mohan (2015).Effect of post rigor marination with calcium chloride on the tenderness, colour and palatability traits of buffalo meat. Nutr Food Sci. 45 (1): 20 – 38.
  • Kavitha R and George T. O (2014). Myofibril Fragmentation Index as an immediate postmortem predictor of buffalo meat tenderness. J Food Process Preserv. 39(6), 1166-1171.
  • Kavitha R and K.G. Ajithkumar. (2014). A study on the consumption pattern of meat in a rural locality of North Kerala. The Asian J Anim Sci. 9(2): 202–206.
  • Pavan, M., Kurian, Y., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Divakar, N. 2016. Quality characteristics of functional chicken meat balls incorporated with arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea). In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Food: Safety, Health and Environment; 25th -26th February 2016, Department of LPT, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai. p.189 (ABSTRACT).
  • Pavan, M., Kurian, Y., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Khanapur, C.S. 2016. Quality characteristics of functional chicken meat balls incorporated with finger millet (Eleusine coracana). In: Proceedings of the National Seminar on Food: Safety, Health and Environment; 25th -26th February 2016, Department of LPT, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai. p.199 (ABSTRACT).
  • Kurian, Y., Nayar, R. Pavan, M., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Kuttinarayanan, P. and Vasudevan, V.N. 2016. Development and quality evaluation of novel chicken cutlet incorporated with Amorphophallus paeniifolius. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(37):11298-11306.
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R, Kurian, Y., Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Kuttinarayanan, P. and Sathu, T. 2016. Development and quality evaluation of chicken nuggets incorporated with Maranta arundinacea. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(37):11414-11425.
  • Naveenkumar, T.J., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2016. Effect of vacuum packaging on novel chicken sausage incorporated with paneer and oats. Ind. J. Food Nutr. Sci. 5(4): 115-120.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R. and Rajagopal, K. 2017. Organic Meat-a review. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 7(40):12023-12029.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2017. Quality characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. Ind. J. Adv. Res. 5(9): 521-527.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Thomas, M. and Paulose, C. 2017. Physicochemical and microbiological characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on food adequacy and climate change-strategies for sustainable food production. AMST National Conference. November 3-4. Hotel Dream City, Pattikkad.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C., Thomas, M. and James, L. 2017. Sensory characteristics of restructured chicken cubes incorporating spent chicken meat. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on food adequacy and climate change-strategies for sustainable food production. AMST National Conference. November 3-4. Hotel Dream City, Pattikkad. BEST POSTER AWARD
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R, Kurian, Y., Sathu, T., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2017. Evaluation of antioxidant activity of finger millet and arrow root in chicken nuggets stored under frozen conditions. In: Proceedings of Ninth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 346-349.
  • Khanapur, C.S., Nayar, R., Divakar, N., Rajagopal, K., Eassow, S. 2017. Study on carcass traits of cross bred pigs slaughtered in a commercial slaughter house. In: Proceedings of Ninth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 310-311.
  • Paulose, C., Nayar, R., James, L. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2018. Effect of turmeric oleoresin on quality of functional chicken cutlet. In: Proceedings of Tenth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. 10-11 November, 2018. pp. 318-320.
  • James, L., Nayar, R. Paulose, C. Rajagopal, K., Thomas, M. and Akkara, S.S. 2018. Effect of incorporation of clove oleoresin on sensory attributes of sodium alginate coated chicken breast fillets. In: Proceedings of Tenth Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. 10-11 November, 2018. pp. 318-320.(Abstract)
  • Paulose, C., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., James, L., Sunanda, C. and Thomas, M. 2018. Effect of clove bud oleoresin on quality of functional chicken cutlet. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 9(51): 15567-15572.
  • James, L., Nayar, R. Paulose, C. Rajagopal, K., Sunanda, C. and Akkara, S.S. 2018. Effect of incorporation of sodium alginate edible coating with clove (Syzigium aromaticum) bud oleoresin on quality of broiler chicken breast fillets. Ind. J. Natur. Sci. 9(51): 15843-15850.
  • Divakar, N., Nayar, R., Khanapur, C.S., Rajagopal, K., Rajkumar, R.S., Thomas, M. and Sunanda, C. 2019. Quality and shelf life attributes of carabeef treated with curd, lemon juice and blade tenderisation. Ind. J. Natur. Sci.9(53): 17089-17096.
  • Pavan, M., Nayar, R., Kurian, Y., Rajagopal, K., Sathu,T. And Sunanda, C. 2019. Development and quality evaluation of chicken nuggets incorporated with finger millet ( Eleusine coracana). Int. J. Livestock Res. 9(2): 116-126.
  • Akkara, S.S., Nayar, R., Manjunath, N., Sunanda, C., Rajagopal, K., Thomas, M. and R.S. Rajkumar. 2019. Quality assessment of ready to eat chicken snack incorporated with rice, bengal gram and finger millet flours stored at ambient temperature under modified atmospheric packaging. In: Proceedings of 11th Kerala Veterinary Science Congress. pp. 371-373.
  • Akkara, S.S., Nayar, R., Manjunath, N., Sunanda, C., Rajagopal, K. 2019. Development and quality evaluation of ready to eat chicken snacks incorporated with finger millet (Eleusine coracana) on storage at ambient temperature. Int. J. Livestock. Res. 9(11): 65-74.
  • Manjunath, N., Nayar, R., Akkara, S.S., Thomas, M., Rajagopal, K. and Sunanda, C. 2020. Effect of carrageenan edible film with oleoresins of Mentha piperita (Mint) on quality of buffalo meat steaks. The Pharma Innov. J. 10(3): 123-131.
  • Rajkumar, S., Nayar, R., Rajkumar, S., Desai, D., Rajagopal, K., Chakurkar, E. B., Thomas, M. and Asaf, M. 2020. Diversity analysis of lactobacilli in naturally fermented ethnic goan pork sausages as determined by PCR amplification of 16-23S rRNA intergenic spacer region. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. Applied Sci. 9(12), 2789-2797.
  • Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K. Solomon Rajkumar, and Magna Thomas. 2021. Documentation and Evaluation of Traditional Meat Products of North Malabar.Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sc. 10(1): 1184-1194.
  • Rajkumar, S., Nayar, R., Rajagopal, K., Chakurkar, E. B., Venkatesh, V. S., Nambiar, P. and Paramesh, V. 2021. Socio-demographic influences on various consumer food safety indices: an empirical study of ethnic Goan pork sausage consumers. British Food J. 123(8). 2670-2692.


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