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R.S. Aduthurai, Tamil Nadu      (3 scientists)



Field of Specialisation : Seed Science & Technology


Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore

Ph.D : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore

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No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   9

   Ph.D :   -

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Mitra Jiban, Natarajan S, Jain R K and Singh U P (2000). Genetic diversity for seed yield in a large collection of clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L). Taub. Indian Journal of Plant Genetic Resources 13(3): 230-233
  2. Mitra Jiban, Natarajan S and Jain R K (2001). Gene action for fodder yield and its components in clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub). Indian Journal of Genetics &Plant Breeding 61(3): 253-255
  3. Mitra Jiban, Natarajan S and JainR K (2001). Genetic components of variance and predicted response to selection for fodder yield and its components in a pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L) population. Indian Journal of Genetics &Plant Breeding 61(4): 327-329
  4. Jiban Mitra and S.Natarajan (2002). Polycross progeny test for fodder yield in alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) Indian J. Genetics &Plant Breeding, 62 (4): 371 372
  5. Dinesh Kumar, Rakesh Seth, S.Natarajan, G.K.Dwivedi, S. Padmaja Rao and Y.S. Shivay (2008). Seed yield response of Marvel grass (Dichanthium annulatum) to cutting management and nitrogen fertilization in central India. Agronomy Research 6(2), 499-509
  6. Nagaratna Biradar, Anil kumar, S Natarajan, Amaresh Chandra and B K Trivedi (2012). Analysis of sustainable pastureland farming in tropics of Deccan Plateau. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences. 82 (11): 1386-1391
  7. Amrit Lamichaney, Katyar, P.K., Natarajan, S and K.V. Sripathy (2016). Relationship among some seed characters, laboratory germination and field emergence in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) genotypes differing in testa colour. Journal of Food Legumes 29(1): 29-32.
  8. Dhandapani Raju, P. Avinash, H. P. Vijayakumar, Ambika Rajendran, G. Somasundaram, S. Natarajan and S. Rajendra Prasad (2016). Comparative Protein Fraction Analysis for commercial Hybrid Seed Purity Testing in Cotton (Gossypium Hirsutum L.). Journal of Natural Fibres. 13(3): 268276.
  9. Vijayakumar, H. P.; Vijayakumar, A.; Srimathi, P.; Somasundaram, G.; Prasad, S. Rajendra; Natarajan, S.; Dhandapani, R.; Boraiah, K. M.; Vishwanath, K (2019).Biochemical changes in naturally aged seeds of soybean genotypes with good and poor storability. Legume Research. Dec. 2019, Vol. 42 (6), 782-788
  10. Vijayakumar, H.P., A. Vijayakumar, P. Srimathi, G. Somasundaram, S.R. Prasad, S. Natarajan, K. Raja, R. Dhandapani and K. Vishwanath (2019). Correlation among physiological and histological changes in soybean seeds during storage. J. Environ. Biol., 40, 217-225 (2019).

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Associated with development of dual-purpose forage pearl millet variety Avika Bajra Chari (AVKB -19) (Gazette Notification No. S.O.2187 (E) dt.27.08.2009).
  1. Germination enhancement, standardization of seed testing procedures and seed conditioning in seeds of range grass and legume species.

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. Thiru R.V.Swaminathan medal for best performance during Ph.D programme during 1996-1999.
  1. ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for post graduate programme on Seed Science & Technology during1994-1996.
  1. Awarded GOI-ICFRE Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) for Ph.D programme during 1996-1999.
  1. Letter of appreciation received from Director, IGFRI, Jhansi (2006); ADG (Seeds) (2008); Project Director, DSR, Mau (2010).