Professor & Head

Dr. D.Srinivas Kumar

+91 9951384777 kumardhulipalla[at]gmail[dot]com

Qualification : M. V. Sc., Ph. D

Lists of Research publications

1. D. S. Kumar, Rao D S, Reddy R R and Rao Z P. Studies on replacing compound feed nitrogen at varying levels by subabul leaf meal nitrogen on nutrient utilization in native buffaloes. In 8th World Conference on Animal Production pp: 246 - 247.

2. B. Devasena, B. Punyakumari, J. V. Ramana, D. S. Kumar and J. Rama Prasad (2007) Utilization of Tomato (L esculentum) Pomace in broiler rabbit diets. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants 13(1): 65-69.

3. Ch. S. Prasad, R. M. V. Prasad, D. S. Kumar, K. A. Kumar, P. Jaya Lakshmi, K. Suresh and G. V. K. Reddy (2009). Effects of inclusion of cotton stem in the diets of buffalo (Bubalusbubalis) calves on haematological parameters. Buffalo Bulletin 28(1): 40-43.

4. D. S. Kumar, J. Rama Prasad, E. R. Rao and K. S. Rao (2010). Effect of yeast culture supplementation on nutrient utilization in Graded Murrah buffalo bull calves. Livestock Research for Rural Development 22(7): 125.

5. D. S. Kumar, J. Rama Prasad and E. R. Rao (2011). Influence of diet supplementation with yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on intake and nutrient utilization in Graded Murrah buffaloes. Veterinary World 4(1): 22-24.

6. D. S. Kumar, J. Rama Prasad and E. R. Rao (2011). Effect of dietary inclusion of yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on growth performance of Graded Murrah buffalo bull calves. Buffalo Bulletin 30(1):63 – 66.

7. D. S. Kumar, J. Rama Prasad and E. R. Rao (2011). Effect of supplementation of yeast culture in the diet on milk yield and composition in Graded Murrah buffaloes. Buffalo Bulletin 30(1):100 - 104

8. K. Bharavi, A. Gopala Reddy, G. S. Rao, P. Ravi Kumar, D. S. Kumar, P. PrabhuPrasadini (2011). Prevention of cadmium bioaccumulation by herbal adaptogens. Indian Journal of Pharmacology 43(1): 45-49.

9. D. S. Kumar, J. Rama Prasad, E. R. Rao and K. S. Rao (2011). Rumen fermentation pattern in graded Murrah buffalo bulls fed on Levucell SC 20 yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-1077) culture. Animal Science Reporter 5(2): 43-49.

10. D. S. Kumar, E. R. Rao, R. Sowjanya and V. Karuna Sri (2011). Effect of MilQx supplementation on milk yield and composition in Holstein Friesian Cows. Animal Science Reporter 5(2): 54-58.

11. R. M. V. Prasad, P. Jaya laxmi and D. S. Kumar (2011). Temperament of Murrah buffaloes in different lactations and its effect on the milk yield. Indian Journal of Animal Research 45 (3): 219 – 222.

12. B. Rajendar, K. Bharavi, G. S. Rao, P. V. S. Kishore, P. Ravi Kumar, C. S. V. S. Kumar and D. S. Kumar (2011). Protective effect of α – tocopheral on biochemical and histological alterations induced by cadmium in rat testes. Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 55(3): 213-220.

13. D. S. Kumar, R. M. V. Prasad, K. Raj Kishore and E. R. Rao (2012). Effect of Azolla (Azollapinnata) based concentrate mixture on nutrient utilization in Buffalo bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Research 46(3):268-271.

14. S. Venkateswarlu, D. S. Kumar and E. R. Rao (2013). Effect of feeding crop residue based complete rations on rumen fermentation pattern in graded murrah bulls. International Journal of Veterinary Science 2(1): 35-38.

15. S. Venkateswarlu, D. S. Kumar and D.Narendranath (2013). Nutrient utilization in buffalo bulls fed crop residue-based rations. Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research 3(2): 101-105.

16. S. Venkateswarlu, D. S. Kumar and E. R. Rao (2013). Degradation characteristics of legume straw based complete rations in the rumen using nylon bag technique. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science 3(4): 62-65.

17. D. S. Kumar, S. Venkateswarlu and K. Raj Kishore (2013). Effect of supplementation of Milk Dhara on milk yield and milk composition in graded Murrah buffaloes. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research 3(3):89-92

18. D. S. Kumar, Ch. Srinivasa Prasad and R.M.V. Prasad (2013). Effect of yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) on ruminal microbial population in buffalo bulls. Buffalo Bulletin 32(2): 116-119.

19. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J.V. Ramana and E.R. Rao (2013). Field trial of Maize stover based complete ration vis-à-vis conventional ration on lactation performance in graded Murrah buffaloes. Animal Science Reporter 7(4):123-127.

20. R. Raj Kiran and D. S. Kumar (2013). Influence of yeast culture supplementation on rumen fermentation of bulls fed complete rations. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 1(4): 8-15.

21. S. Venkateswarlu and D. S. Kumar (2013). In saccodegradation characteristics in bulls fed cereal stover based complete rations. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 1(4): 22-27.

22. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar and J.V. Ramana(2013). Effect of feeding crop residue based complete rations on nutrient utilization in buffalo bulls. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 1(4): 34-42.

23. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J.V. Ramana, A. Ravi and P.S. Reddy (2013). In situ degradation kinetics of crop residue based complete rations in Murrah buffalo bulls. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research 3(4): 142-146.

24. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J.V. Ramana, A. Ravi and P. Eswara Prasad (2013). Chemical composition and in sacco degradation kinetics of legume straws in buffalo bulls. TamilnaduJournal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 9(3): 195-201.

25. K. Raja Kishore and D. S. Kumar (2013). Evaluation of legume straws for protein fractions and in vitro digestibility.Indo-American Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences 1(2): 59-65.

26. R. Aparna, E. R. Rao, D. S. Kumar and S. J. Rao (2013). Dietary Inclusion of maize Spent Liquor on Intake and Nutrient Utilization in Buffalo Bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 30(3):224-227.

27. R. Raj Kiran, D. S. Kumar and D. Narendra Nath (2014). Nutrient utilization in buffalo bulls fed crop residue based complete rations supplemented with or without yeast culture. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research 4(1):28-33.

28. K. Raja Kishore, J.V. Ramana,D. S. Kumar, A. Ravi andE. R. Rao (2014). Effect of feeding crop residue based complete rations on nutrient utilization in Nellore rams. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants 20(1): 37-40.

29. D. M. Cherryl, RMV Prasad, S. J. Rao, P. Jayalaxmi and D. S. Kumar (2014). A study on the nutritive value of Azollapinnata. Livestock Research International 2(1): 13-15.

30. K. Raja Kishore, J.V. Ramana, D. S. Kumar, A. Ravi, E. R. Rao and P. E. Prasad (2014). Effect of complete feed or grazing with supplementation on growth performance and carcass characteristics in Nellore ram lambs. Journal of Animal Research 4(1): 19-27.

31. K. Rajamma, D. S. Kumar, E.R. Rao and D. Narendra Nath (2014). Effect of fibrolytic enzymes supplementation on rumen fermentation of buffalo bulls fed total mixed rations. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 2(3): 106-113.

32. K. Ananda Rao, K. Raja Kishore and D. S. Kumar (2014). Growth performance of ram lambs fed different roughage based total mixed rations. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine 2(3): 121-127.

33. K. Rajamma, D. S. Kumar, E.R. Rao and D. Narendra Nath (2014). Effect of feeding total mixed rations supplemented with or without exogenous fibrolytic enzymes on rumen degradation kinetics in buffalo bulls. International Journal of Veterinary Science 2(1): 236-239.

34. K. Rajamma, D. S. Kumar, E.R. Rao and D. Narendra Nath (2014). Nutrient utilization in buffalo bulls fed total mixed rations supplemented with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 31(3): 213-217.

35. D. S. Kumar, K. Raja Kishore and E. Raghava Rao (2014). Effect of incorporation of sun dried Azolla (Azollapinnata) meal in the concentrate mixture on rumen fermentation pattern of buffalo bulls. Indo American Journal of Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences 3(1): 1-6.

36. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J. V. Ramana and E. R. Rao (2015). Evaluation of crop residue based complete rations through in vitrodigestibility. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 2(1): 64-68.

37. D. S. Kumar,K.Raja Kishore and E.R.Rao (2015). Effect of partial replacement of De-oiled Rice Bran with Red chilli cap powder in concentrate mixtures on nutrient utilization in buffalo bulls. Journal of Advanced Veterinary Research 5(1): 34-37.

38. K. Rajamma, D. S. Kumar, E.R. Rao and D. Narendra Nath (2015). In vitro evaluation of total mixed rations supplemented with or without fibrolytic enzymes. Animal Science Reporter 9(2): 63-69.

39. S. Venkateswarlu, D. S. Kumar, E. R. Rao and D. Narendra Nath (2015). Evaluation of certain Crop Residues for Carbohydrate and Protein Fractions by Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 2(2): 213-216.

40. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J. V. Ramana, A. Ravi, E. R. Rao and P.E. Prasad (2015). Estimates of energy and protein fractions of crop residue based complete rations. Indian Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science Research 44(1): 56-66.

41. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D. S. Kumar, E. R. Rao and K. Ananda Rao (2015). Rumen Fermentation Pattern in Buffalo Bulls Fed Total Mixed Rations Supplemented with Exogenous Fibrolytic Enzymes and / or Live Yeast Culture. Journal of Advanced Veterinary and Animal Research 2(3):310-315.

42. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D. S. Kumar, E. R. Rao and K. Ananda Rao (2016). In vitro evaluation of total mixed rations supplemented with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes and live yeast culture. International Journal of Veterinary Science5(1): 34-37.

43. K. Naga Raja Kumari, V.R. Reddy, V.C. Preetham, D.S. Kumar, A.R. Sen and S.V. Rama Rao (2016). Effect of supplementation of crystalline lysine on the performance of WL layers in tropics during summer. Tropical Animal Health and Production pp 1-6.

44. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D. S. Kumar, E. R. Rao and K. Ananda Rao (2016). Nutritional evaluation of total mixed rations supplemented with exogenous fibrolytic enzymes and / or live yeast culture in buffalo bulls. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 33(1): 54-58.

45. P. Ravikanth Reddy, A. Nagarjuna Reddy, A. Ramadevi and D. S. Kumar (2016). Nutritional significance of indigenous cow milk with regard to A2 -casein – An overview. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology5(5): 3376-3380.

46. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J.V. Ramana, A. Ravi and E. R.Rao (2016). Fermentation pattern in Murrah buffalo bulls fed crop residue based complete rations vis-à-vis conventional feeding system. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology 16: 171-179.

47. K. Raja Kishore, D. S. Kumar, J.V. Ramana, A. Ravi and E. R.Rao (2016). A comparative study on nutrient utilization in Murrah buffalo bulls fed conventional and crop residue based complete rations. Buffalo Bulletin 35(4): 597-604.

48. K. Naga Raja Kumari, K. Ravi Chandra and D.S. Kumar (2016). Effect of protein levels in diet on production and emissions in WLH Layer. Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences 4(7):357-362.

49. K. Naga Raja Kumari, V.R. Reddy, V.C. Preetham, D.S. Kumar, A.R. Sen and S.V. Rama Rao (2017). Effect of level of protein and concentrations of amino acids on egg quality parameters in WL layers. Journal of Animal Feed Science and Technology 5: 9-14.

50. K. Naga Raja Kumari, V.R. Reddy, V.C. Preetham, D.S. Kumar, A.R. Sen and S.V. Rama Rao (2017). Effect of feeding different levels of lysine and protein on the performance of WLH layers. Indian Journal of Animal Research 51(5): 901-905.

51. Ramyasree, P. Asha Latha, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, D.S. Kumar and S.J. Rao (2017). Effect of early and split weaning on behavior of large white Yorkshire piglets. Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management 33(1-2): 62-66.

52. K. Naga Raja Kumari, D.S. Kumar, E.N. Mallika and Anurag Borthakur(2017). Study on comparative efficacy of AV/CAP/18 with synthetic amino acid supplementation on broiler growth and performance. International Journal of Livestock Research 7(12): 273-279.

53. Nagarjuna Reddy, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumar and P. Ravikanth Reddy (2017). Negative energy balance indicators as predictors for milk production in high yielding Murrah buffaloes. Global Journal of Bio-Science and Biotechnology 6(2): 369-373.

54. Nagarjuna Reddy A, Ch. Venkata Seshiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumar and P. Ravi Kanth Reddy (2017). Phenotypic Correlations among the Negative Energy Balance Indicators and Milk Yield in High Yielding Murrah Buffaloes. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(7): 2641-2647

.

55. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D. S. Kumar and R.K.S. Lakshmi (2017). Variations in nutritive composition of corn dried distillers grain soluble from various ethanol plants of Andhra Pradesh. Indian Veterinary Journal 94(10): 15-18.

56. Nagarjuna Reddy A, Ch. Venkata Seshiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumar and P. Ravikanth Reddy (2017). The effect of various dry period lengths on serum glucose concentration and Altered Serum glucose percentage in high yielding Murrah Buffaloes. International Journal of Livestock Research 7(12): 154-164.

57. K. Raja Kishore, D.S. Kumar and E. Raghava Rao (2017). Prospects of Total Mixed Ration (TMR) Feeding in Livestock Production. Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences 6 (Special Issue 1):90-95.

58. K. Raja Kishore, D.S. Kumarand E. Raghava Rao (2017). Chemical composition and in vitro evaluation of rain tree (Albiziasamen) pods as a livestock feed. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, 6 (5):3105-3019.

59. D. Mohan Vamsi, K. Ananda Rao, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah and D.S. Kumar (2018). Effect of garlic supplementation on the growth performance and body condition score in Murrah buffalo calves. International Journal of Current Microbiologyand Applied Sciences 7(2): 2972-2977.

60. D. Mohan Vamsi, K. Ananda Rao, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah and D.S. Kumar (2018). Effect of garlic supplementation on the blood biochemical profile of Murrah buffalo calves. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences 7(3): 2973-2983.

61. P. Ravikanth Reddy, Raju Jakkula, A. Nagarjuna Reddy, D.S. Kumar, RK. Sowjanya Lakshmi and Iqbal Hyder (2018). Assessment of feed resources availability for livestock in the semi-arid region of Andhra Pradesh, India. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 35(1): 59-65.

62. Nagarjuna Reddy, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumar and P. Ravikanth Reddy (2018). Effects of shortened dry period on the physical indicators of energy reserves mobilization in high yielding Murrah buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Research 52(11): 1656-1660

.

63. Nagarjuna Reddy, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumar and P. Ravikanth Reddy (2018). Extent of adaptation of high yielding murrah buffaloes to negative energy balance in response to various dry period lengths. Indian Journal of Animal Research 52(11): 1552-1556.

64. N.B. Chenna Reddy, D.S. Kumar, K. Raja Kishore and K. Naga Raja Kumari (2018). Effect of incorporation of coriander seed meal at varying levels on serum biochemical profile in Japanese quail diets. Journal of Animal Feed Science and Technology 6: 9-14.

65. Ramyasree, P. Asha Latha, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah and D.S. Kumar (2018). Effect of early and split weaning on carcass characteristics of large white Yorkshire piglets. Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management 34(1-2): 35-36.

66. Nagarjuna Reddy A, Ch. Venkata Seshiah, K. Sudhakar, D.S. Kumarand P. Ravikanth Reddy (2019). Shortened dry period in dairy Buffaloes: Influence on milk yield, milk components, and reproductive performance. Indian Journal of Animal Research 53(1): 119-123.

67. N. BalaChenna Reddy, D.S. Kumar, K. Raja Kishore and K. Naga Raja Kumari (2019). Effect of dietary incorporation of Coriander seed meal on production performance of Japanese quail. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 36(2): 198-201.

68. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D.S. Kumar, E. Raghava Rao, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, K. Sateesh, Y. Pradeep Kumar Reddy, Iqbal Hyder (2019). Assessment of eco-sustainability vis-à-vis zoo-technical attributes of soybean meal (SBM) replacement with varying levels of coated urea in Nellore sheep (Ovisaries). PLoS ONE 14(8): e0220252.

69. P. Ravikanth Reddy, D.S. Kumar, E. Raghava Rao, Ch. Venkata Seshaiah, K. Sateesh, Y. Pradeep Kumar Reddy, Iqbal Hyder (2019). Environmental sustainability assessment of tropical dairy buffalo farming vis-à-vis sustainable feed replacement strategy. Scientific reports 9: 16745 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-53378-w.

70. V. Sri Divya, D.S. Kumar and E. Raghava Rao (2019). Effect of inclusion of Black pepper powder as natural feed additive on the performance of Japanese quail. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 36(4): 388-392.

71. M. Madesh, K. Raja Kishore, D.S. Kumar and A. Anitha (2019). In sacco degradability kinetics of Cumbu Napier (COBN-5) fodder at two different stages of harvest. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 36(4): 423-427.

72. M. Deepthi, D.S. Kumar, E. R. Rao and S. J. Rao (2020). Effect of feeding different levels of Ajwain(Trachyspermumammi L.) powder on growth performance and carcass characteristics in Japanese quails. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 37(1): 62-66.

73. M.V. Dharma Rao, Ch. V. Seshaiah, S.J. Rao, R. Vinoo and D.S. Kumar (2020). Relationship between morphometric and milk production characters in Ongole cattle. Indian Journal of Animal Research

74. KVN Aruna, D.S. Kumar, E.R. Rao and S.J. Rao (2020). Effect of feeding calf starter diets containing Shrimp waste meal on nutrient utilization in Murrah Buffalo calves. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 37(2): 121-126.

75. L. Murali., K. Naga Raja Kumari, D. Narendra Nath and D.S. Kumar(2020). Effect of Dietary Inclusion of Moringa Oleifera Leaf Meal on Carcass and Meat Quality Characteristics of Broilers. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition 37(3): 259-264.

Books published

Prepared four laboratory manuals pertaining to UG courses.

As per old curriculum

1. ANN-211; Principles of Animal Nutrition

2. ANN-221; Applied Nutrition – I

As per new curriculum

3. ANN-111; Principles of Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology

4. ANN-121; Applied Nutrition – I (Ruminants)