Padmavathy KRISHNAN

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  padmavathy.a AT ifpindia DOT org


Padmavathy pursued her Ph.D. in Ecology and Environmental Sciences in 2013, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Poyyamoli, Pondicherry University. She has more than 10 years of working experience in research as well as teaching. With more than ten years of experience as an Ecologist, she is specialized in agro ecology, agro-forestry and climate change and carbon mitigation. Presently, affiliated with French Institute of Pondicherry in PATAMIL project.



She is working in mapping of groups, actors and sectors involved in organic agriculture in Pondicherry and its surroundings.

Other Publications


Anbarashan M,PadmavathyA, AlexandarR and Dhatchanamoorhty N. 2020. Survival, growth, aboveground biomass, and carbon sequestration of mono and mixed native tree species plantations on the Coromandel Coast of India.Geology, Ecology, and Landscapes, DOI: 10.1080/24749508.2019.1600910.

Anbarashan M, Padmavathy A. and Alexandar R. 2017. Survival and growth of mono and mixed species plantations on the Coromandel coast of India. Asian Journal of Forestry. 1 (2): 70-76.

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. 2013. Biodiversity comparsion between paired organic and conventional fields in Puduchrery, India.Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 (23): 1675-1686. ISSN DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2013.1675.1686.

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. 2013. Effects of persistent insecticides on beneficial soil arthropod in conventional fields compared to organic fields, Puducherry- Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 16 (14): 661-670. ISSN 1028-8880. DOI : 10.3923/pjbs.2013.661.670.

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. (2013) Role of agro-forestry on organic and conventional farmers’ livelihood in Bahour, Puducherry- India. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 2 (12): 400-409 ISSN: 2167-0447. DOI:10.1007/s10457-005-6642-4.

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. (2012) Provisioning Ecosystem Services Income Extend Comparison Between Organic and Conventional Agricultural Fields In Puducherry-India, Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 4(6):120-128. ISSN 2006- 9774. DOI: 10. 5897/JAERD11. 096.

Padmavathy A. and Anbarashan M. 2013. Biodiversity of coastal Lagoon in Nallavadu village, Puducherry, India. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 5(1): 33-38ISSN2141-243X. DOI : 10.5897/IJBC12.092.

Poyyamoli G. and Padmavathy A. 2011. Analysing Innovative Sustainable Practices Extend and Income Generation In Organic Farming and GRA Fields In Bahour, Puducherry, India. Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics 3(6):252-260. ISSN:2006-9774

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. 2011. Effects of conventional and organic management strategies on soil quality and biodiversity in agricultural fields of bahour, Puducherry, India.American Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. 10(4):644-652.ISSN:1818-6769.

Padmavathy A. and Poyyamoli G. 2011. Enumeration of arthropods in context to Plant Diversity and Agricultural (Organic And Conventional) Management Systems, International Journal of Agricultural research, 6(12): 805-818. ISSN: 18164897.

Anbarashan Padmavathy and Munisamy Anbarashan. 2011. Unexposed Seaturtles Breeding Area-Needs Protection and Conservation! Current Science, Vol. 100, 5:605.ISSN 0011-3891.

Poyyamoli G., Padmavathy A. and Balachandran N. (2011) Coastal Sand Dunes - Vegetation Structure, Diversity And Disturbance In Nallavadu Village (Puducherry, India) Asian Journal of Water, Environment and pollution, 8:115-122. ISSN:0972-9860.

M. Anbarashan, N. Parthasarathy and A. Padmavathy 2011. Ethno-floristic survey in sacred groves, Pudukottai district, Tamil Nadu- India, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. 5(3):439-443. ISSN 1996-0875.

Padmavathy A. and Anbarashan M. 2011. Phytomedicinal study of coastal sand dune floras in Puducherry, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 5(8), 2566 - 2571.ISSN 1996-0875.

Anbarashan M. and Padmavathy A. 2010. Ethno-Medicinal Plants In Five Scared Groves In Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu, India.Ethnobotanical leaflets, Volume 14. Issue July, no.774. International Peer reviewed.ISSN 1948-3570.

Padmavathy A. and Anbarashan M. 2010. Checklist of Mollusks in Nallavadu Lagoon, Puducherry, India. Our Nature 8: 355-356. ISSN 1991-2951.

Padmavathy A, Alexandar R. and Anbarashan M. 2010. Diversity of Birds InOusteri Wetland, Puducherry, India. Our Nature 8: 247-253.ISSN 1991-2951.

Padmavathy K., Poyyamoli G. and Balachandran N. 2010.Coastal Dune Flora, Nallavadu Village, Puducherry, India. Check List. 6 (2):198-200. ISSN: 1809-127X.

Book Chapters

Padmavathy, A. and Anbarashan M. 2022. Potential of solid waste prevention and minimization strategies. Cost Effective Technologies for Solid Waste and Wastewater Treatment, Elsevier Publication. P. 219-228. ISBN: 978-0-12-822933-0.

Padmavathy, A. and Srujana, K. 2019. Electronic Wastes: Global Scenario, Constituents, Biological Strategies for Remediation. M.H. Hashmi (ed.), Electronic Waste Pollution: Environmental Occurrence and Treatment Technologies, Springer publication. P. 75-96. ISBN 978-3-030-26615-8.

Padmavathy, A. and Poyyamoli, G. 2011 Alternative Farming Techniques for Sustainable Food Production. E. Lichtfouse (ed.), Genetics, Biofuels and Local Farming Systems, Sustainable Agriculture Reviews 7,Springer publication. P. 367-424. ISBN: 978-94-007-1520-2.

Poyyamoli G. and Padmavathy A. 2012. Coastal Sand Dunes - Vegetation Structure, Diversity And Disturbance In Nallavadu Village (Puducherry, India). V. Subramanian (ed.) Coastal Environments: Focus on Asian regions. Springer publication. ISBN: 978-90-481-3001-6.


Padmavathy, A. 2013.Agro-ecosystem services: A comparison between organic and inorganic framing systems. 269p. OmniScriptum GmbH & Co. KG Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-659-49444-4.