1.         V. L. KALYANE (1977)

Megasporogenesis and Embryo Development in the Biotypes of Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin., (18 pages). Submitted for partial fulfillment of the P. G. Diploma in Applied Botany, Agricultura1 Engineering Division, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur.  Guide: Dr A. K. Chatterji. [Thesis Full Text]


2.         V. L. KALYANE (1988)

Agricultural Advertisements in English Print Media, (50 pages).

Submitted for partial fulfillment of the P. G. Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication, Department of Continuing Education, Institute for Social Sciences and Research, Vellore.

Guide: Prof. C. Pichandy, Head, P. G. Department of Communication, P.S.G. College of Arts and Science (Autonomous College of Bharathiar University) Coimbatore.


3.         V. L. KALYANE (1996)

Role Model for Modern Biology Students, (417 pages).

Submitted for partial fulfillment of the P. G. Diploma in Higher Education, Project Work (ES-305), School of Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.




Jute Agricultural Research Institute, Barrackpore

  1. Studies on the interspecific Hybrids of Hibiscus cannabinus X Hibiscus sabdariffa.
  2. Studies on global germplasm collection of the Genus Hibiscus.


Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore

  1. Breeding for early maturing varieties which can be grown from June to December and suitable for subtropical region of India. (P1-80/1.1.7)
  2. Studies on inbreeding in sugarcane. (P1-78/1.2.1)
  3. Pattern of quantitative inheritance during nobilisation. (P1-84/1.3.19)
  4. Evolving genotypes for high total sugars for ethanol production. (C2-81/1.9.2)
  5. Studies on pollen fertility and seed setting a) evaluation of matromorphic lines. (P1-8O/2.1.1)
  6. Genetics of ratooning ability in sugarcane. (P1-80/2.1.2)
  7. Evolution of superior genotypes of commercial importance for subtropics. (P1-12/1.1.1)
  8. Breeding for drought resistance in sugarcane. (P1-81/1.1.8)


National Research Centre for Sorghum, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad

Apomixis in Sorghum.