Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Manickavasagan Annamalai

Associate Professor
Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering
Sultan Qaboos University


Dr. Manickavasagan Annamalai is an Associate Professor for Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering in the Sultan Qaboos University

Research Interest

Nutrification of traditional desserts with Omani dates, Development of computer vision technology for quality assessment of dates in Oman


  • Al-Mezeini, N., A. Manickavasagan, R. Al-Yahyai, A. Al-Wahaibi, A. A. Al-Raeesi and L. Khriji. 2015. X-ray imaging of stored dates to detect infestation by saw-toothed beetles. International Journal of Fruit Science (Accepted) (Taylor & Francis, Scopus).

  • Thomas, G., A. Manickavasagan and K. Ganeshmoorthy. 2015. Bit plane slicing technique to classify date varieties. Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal 17: 277-287. (CIGR International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Scopus).

  • Manickavasagan, A., K. Thangavel, S.R.S. Dev, D. S. Aniesrani Delfiya, E. Nambi, V. Orsat and G.S.V. Raghavan. 2015. Physicochemical characteristics of date powder produced in a pilot scale spray dryer. Drying Technology 33: 1114-1123 (Taylor & Francis, Scopus, IF – 1.8)

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