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Tropical Ecology and
Conservation Biology Lab
  Principal Investigator:  
  Peroth Balakrishnan, Ph D  
     
 
Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (JNTBGRI)
 
 
Wildlife Research and Conservation Trust (WRCT)
 
   

 

 

   
Rahul R.  
   
Junior Project Fellow, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab  
Email :rahulmelakkadu@gmail.com, rahulanchal@jntbgri.res.in  
Web :http://www.tropicalecology.in/rahul  
   
     
  Research Interests:  
 
Cavity nesting, avian ecology
 
   
  Present work:

Patterns of tree cavity occurrence and use by vertebrates in tropical forests of the Western Ghats: a community web approach and its implications in forest management (funded by Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India)

 

Education:

 
   
2013-2015:

M.Sc. Zoology, Kerala University, India

 
   
2010-2013:
B.Sc. in Zoology, Kerala University, India.  
Affiliations:
 
  2017-present: Junior Project Fellow, Tropical Ecology & Conservation Biology Lab, JNTBGRI, Thiruvananthapuram, India.  
Fellowships, grants and awards:
 
   
2017:
Project Fellowship, MoEF&CC, Govt of India.  
Publications:
 
  • Rahul R. 2015. A Study on Pests of Cashew tree of Kottukkal Agriculture Farm kollam. MSc dissertation, Kerala University.

 
Seminars/conferences:  
     
   
  • Attended National Seminar on Conservation and Management  of Mangrove Ecosystem with special reference to its Faunal Diversity, organised by P.G. & Research Department of zoology, NSS College, Changanassery. December, 2014. 

 
Training/workshops:
 
 
  • Attended a National Workshop on Marine Zooplankton Identification at St. Stephens College, Pathanapuram in collaboration with Kerala State Biodiversity Board,Thiruvananthapuram, March 2014.

 
 
     
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