Dept. > Botany > Teaching StaffDr. M. T. Thomas M.Sc., B.Ed.,Ph.D.

Date of joining: 04-09-2014
Date of Birth: 03-03-1979
Address: Munduvelil House
Pottankad PO
Idukki - 685 569
Contact Nos:  
  1. Ph.D. University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  2. M.Sc. Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  3. B.Ed. Mahathma Gandhi University, Kottayam
Ph.D. Thesis Biosystematic studies on the taxa of Hydrocotyle L, and Centella L. occurring in Peninsular India with special reference to intraspecific variants of Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Research Papers
  • M. T. Thomas, Rajani Kurup, Anil John, P. C. Sreeja, P. J. Mathew, Mathew Dan and B. Sabulal. 2010.  Elite genotypes/chemotypes, with high contents of madecassoside and asiaticoside, from sixty accessions of Centella asiatica of south India and the Andaman Islands: For cultivation and utility in cosmetic and herbal drug applications. Industrial Crops and Products 32: 545550
  • M. T. Thomas, P. J. Mathew, Mathew Dan and Vijayaraghava Kumar. 2010.  Genetic variability, correlation and heritability of certain agronomic characters of Centella asiatica (L.) Urb. Journal of Cytology and Genetics. 11: 77-81.
  • P. J. Mathew and M. T. Thomas. 2007. Medicinal plant resource of Kerala-a review. In: Alok Sheel, R. Anilan & M. M. Nampoodiri (eds) Natural resource management and livelihood support systems. Western Ghats Cell, Planning and Economic Affairs Department, Govt. of Kerala. p. 341-345.
  • M. T. Thomas, P. Haridas, S.P. Mathew, M. Abdul Jabbar & S. Ganeshan. 2007. Development of the field gene bank of medicinal and aromatic plants at TBGRI. In: Proc. 19th Kerala science congress. 29-31 January 2007, Kannur, p. 213-214.
  • S.P. Mathew, M. Abdul Jabbar, M.T. Thomas & P. Haridas. 2007. Establishment of live collections of Andaman plants at TBGRI. In: Proc. 19th Kerala science congress. 29-31 January 2005, Kannur. p. 239-240.
  • M. T. Thomas, Mathew Dan & P.J. Mathew. 2007. Quantitative variation of bioactive compounds in Centella asiatica occurring in Southern India. In: Abstracts, National symposium on current trends in the development of herbal drugs and XXVII Annual conference of Indian association of biomedical scientists, held at Thiruvananthapuram from 25 to 27 November 2006.
  • M. T. Thomas, Mathew Dan and P.J. Mathew. 2005. Assessment of intraspecific variability and cluster analysis in Centella asiatica from southern Western Ghats. In: Proc. 17th Kerala Science Congress. 29-31 January 2005, KFRI, Peechi. p. 244-45.
Book P. J. Mathew and M. T. Thomas. 2007. Medicinal plant resource of Kerala-Towards harnessing its potential Part-I Introduction. TBGRI Palode. pp 48.
Award Dr. P. D. Sethi Award 2010 for the best Indian research paper in the field of HPTLC.