Publications

A C Lokesh, N S Mahesh, Balakrishna Gowda, Rajesh Kumar K and Peter White, 2015. Neem Biodiesel -A Sustainability Study.  Journal of Biomass to Biofuel, 1.
A .C. Lokesh, N. S. Mahesh, Balakrishna Gowda, Peter White, 2015. Sustainable biofuel strategy in Karnataka state a review, Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal,  26 (2):  288 – 300.
K. Rajesh Kumar, Channarayappa, K. Chandrika, K. T. Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda. 2014. Biodiesel production and characterization from non-edible oil tree species Aleurites trisperma Blanco. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, DOI: 10.1007/s13399-014-0152-4
H.R. Pavithra, Balakrishna Gowda, M.B. Shivanna, 2014. Biochemical changes in the composition of developing seeds ofPongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre. Industrial Crops and Products 53: 199– 208
Balakrishna Gowda, K.T.Prasanna and Navin Sharma, 2014. Tree borne oil seed crops – A Step Towards Building Energy Security In Rural India- World Congress on Agroforestry, New Delhi, 10-14th February, 2014
Haleshi, C., Pavithra, H.R.,Vijaya Kumar, G.C., K.T.Prasanna and Balakrishna Gowda, 2014. Pongamia pinnata value chain of biofuels as a economic venture in Agroforestry system- World Congress on Agroforestry, New Delhi, 10-14th February, 2014.
Prasanna, K.T., Rajesh Kodi, Girish, A.C., Chandrika, K., and Balakrishna Gowda, 2014. Biofuel Trees Species In Agroforestry System – A Source For Agribusiness-  World Congress on Agroforestry, New Delhi, 10-14th February, 2014
A.C. Lokesh, n. S. Mahesh, Balakrishna Gowda, Peter White, 2014. Study on sustainabilty of madhuca biodiesel. Sastech journal 13(1):109-114
Balakrishna Gowda, K.T. Prasanna, G.C. Vijaya Kumar, C. Haleshi and K. Rajesh Kumar, 2014. Hassan Biofuel Park: A Concept For Promotion Of Replenishable Green Energy. BG Journal, 11(1): 23-26.
H. R. Pavithra, B. K. Chandrashekar Sagar, K. T. Prasanna, M. B. Shivanna, Balakrishna Gowda, 2013. Localisation of Storage Reserves in Developing Seeds of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre, a Potential Agroforestry Tree. Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society 90:1927–1935.
H. R. Pavithra, Balakrishna Gowda, K. T. Prasanna, M. B. Shivanna, 2013. Genetic variability studies in seed biochemical traits of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre accessions. Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society 90: 1239- 1252
H. R. Pavithra , M. B. Shivanna, K. Chandrika, K. T. Prasanna,  Balakrishna Gowda, 2013. Genetic analysis of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre populations using AFLP markers. Tree Genetics & Genomes. DOI 10.1007/s11295-013-0674-0
H. R. Pavithra , Balakrishna Gowda, K. T. Prasanna M. B. Shivanna, 2013. Pod and seed traits in candidate plus trees of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre from southern peninsular India in relation to provenance variation and genetic variability. Journal of crop science and biotechnology 16(2): 131-142
Rajesh K. Kumar,  Channarayappa, K. T. Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda, 2013. Design and performance study on polypropylene biodiesel pilot plant for non-edible oils. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 3(2): 79-86.
Rajesh Kumar K, Channa rayappa, Prasanna K T, Balakrishna Gowda, 2012. Evaluation of Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R. Parker as a potential source of biodiesel. Journal of Biochemical Technology, 3(5): S128-S133.
Pavithra HR, Balakrishna G, Rajesh Kumar K, Prasanna KT, Shivanna MB, 2012. Oil, fatty acid profile and karanjin content in developing Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre seeds. Journal of American Oil Chemists’ Society, 89: 2237-2244.
Madhusudana M.K , Rajesh Kumar K, Charan Kumar M.E, K.T. Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda, Eshwara Reddy N.V., 2012. Biodiesel production and characterization from Surahonne (Calophyllum inophyllum L.) oil. Environment and Ecology, 30(3): 463-466.
Lokesh A C, N S Mahesh, Balakrishna Gowda, William Hall. 2012. Life cycle assessment of biodiesel production from pongamia oil in rural Karnataka. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal, 14(3): 67- 77.
V.S.Mohana, Balakrishna Gowda, K.T.Prasanna, 2011. Characterization of Biodiesel Spentwash and Amelioration through Physical Treatment Methods for Irrigation. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2 (4); 975-979.
Mohana.V.S , Balakrishna Gowda , Pramila.C.K , Prasanna.K.T. 2011. Biodiesel Spentwash: Characterization, Amelioration and its effect on Seed Germination, Seedling Growth and Biochemical Parameters of French bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) International Journal Of Environmental Sciences. Vol 2(2): 1039-1047.
Mohana V.S, Balakrishna Gowda, Nandini, N, Prasanna, K.T., 2011. Effect of Biodiesel Spentwash on Seed Germination, Seedling Growth, Dry Matter Production and Chlorophyll Content of Paddy (Oryza sativa L.) and French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) crops. International Journal of Research in Chemistry and Environment. Vol 1 (1): 19-23.
K.R.Kumar, Channarayappa, Prasanna K T, Balakrishna Gowda. 2011. Performance studies on Polypropylene Biodiesel reactor using Pongamia, Jatropha and waste vegetable oils for biodiesel production In International Conference on Advances in Energy research , 9-11 December, 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.
K J Sowmya, Rame Gowda, Balakrishna Gowda. 2011. Characterization of Jatropha Accessions using Biochemical and Molecular Markers. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, vol 2  (4); 795-800.
Anil H.N, Manu A.N, Balakrishna Gowda, Prasanna K.T, 2011. Evaluation of the efficiency of carbon sequestration in Simarouba glauca DC. Environment and Ecology 28(3A): 1436-1439.
Fuel of the future- A success Story. Biospectrum. Vol.9 (10), 2011.
B. C. Shivakumar, A. C. Girish, Balakrishna Gowda, G. C. Vijaya Kumar, A. P. Mallikarjuna Gowda, M. N. Thimmegowda. 2011. Influence of Pongamia, Mahua and Neem cakes on finger millet productivity and soil fertility, Journal of Applied and Natural Science 3 (2): 274-276.
Mohana V.S, C.A. Srinivasamurthy, K.T.Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda. 2011. Characterization of Biodiesel Spentwash and Amelioration through Chemical Coagulation Treatment for Irrigation. Environment and Ecology 29 (3A); 1274-1278.
H.R.Pavithra, M.B.Shivanna, K.Chandrika, K.T.Prasanna, B.Gowda, 2010. Histochemical studies of oil bodies in seeds of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre in XXXII conference of Indian Botanical Society and International symposium on the new horizons of Botany from 10-12th November, 2010 at Department of Botany, Shivaji Univeristy, Kolhapur
Pavithra, H.R, Shivanna, M.B, Chandrika, K, Prasanna, K.T, Balakrishna Gowda, 2010. Seed protein profiling of Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre for investigating inter and intra-specific population genetic diversity. International Journal of Science and Nature. Vol. 1 (2); 246-252.
K. Rajesh Kumar, A.C.Girish, Channarayappa, K.T.Prasanna, B.Gowda. 2010. Biodiesel production from Aphanamixis polystachya (Wall.) R.Parker- A promising oil yielding tree in Biodiesel in XXXII conference of Indian Botanical Society and International symposium on the new horizons of Botany from 10-12th November, 2010 at Department of Botany, Shivaji Univeristy, Kolhapur
Balakrishna Gowda, Prasanna, K.T, Avinash Narayanaswamy, Rajesh Kumar K, 2009. Biofuel production from waste vegetable oil- Bangalore city case study in Sustainable Development of Villages in National Conference on “Go Green” on 14th November, 2009 at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
Balakrishna Gowda, Prasanna K T, Avinash Narayanaswamy and Rajesh Kumar, K., 2009. Biofuel production from waste vegetable oil- Bangalore city case study in National Conference on “Go Green” on 14th November, 2009 at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
K. Rajesh Kumar, A.C. Girish, K.T.Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda, 2009. Biofuels- Renewable energy sources and their importance in Sustainable Development of Villages in National Conference on “Go Green” on 14th November, 2009 at R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore
Pavithra, H.R, Rajesh Kumar, K, Chandrika,K, Prasanna, K.T, Shivanna, M.B, Balakrishna Gowda. 2009. Documentation of morphometric diversity in Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre accessions In XXXII All India Botanical Conference and International Symposium on Diversity of plants and microbes: present scenario from December 28-30, 2009 at Kuvempu University, Shimoga, Karnataka.
S. Ramesh, Balakrishna Gowda, H.B.Raghu and B.C. Shivakumar, 2009. Manurial value of byproducts of biodiesel feed stocks on finger millet grain and dry fodder productivity. Journal of Applied and Natural Science 1 (2); 241-244.
S. Ramesh and Balakrishna Gowda, 2009. Feed stock crop options, crop research and development strategy for bioenergy production in India. Journal of Applied and Natural Science 1 (1); 109-116.
Balakrishna Gowda, K T Prasanna and H Shivanna, 2009. Biofuel Park- A mega model in Karnataka, India in 6th International Biofuels Conference from March 4-5, 2009 at New Delhi.
Avinash Narayanaswamy, Balakrishna Gowda and Joy Clancy, 2009. Biodiesel – A boon or a curse for the women of Hassan district, India? Energia news, 24-27.
K.V.Sarvesh, K.T.Prasanna, Balakrishna Gowda, 2008. Biofuel Policy for Karnataka- A proposal- in 5th International Biofuels Conference from February 7-8, 2008 at New Delhi.
Balakrishna Gowda and K. T. Prasanna, 2008.  Strategy for Bio Fuel policy of Karnataka- A proposal in All India Seminar on Biodiesel and Ethanol as sources of renewable energy from Sept 5-6, 2008 at The Institution of Engineers, Bengaluru.