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Dr. Ramya P

  Scientist, Plant Breeding and Genetics

  Email: ramya[dot]p[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in, ramyakurian[at]gmail[dot]com

  Phone: 0547-2970721


Educational Qualification:

Degree University Year Subject/ Discipline OGPA
B.Sc. Kerala Agricultural University 2004 Agriculture 8.7 / 10
M.Sc. ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute 2007 Plant Genetic Resources 8.58 / 10
Ph.D. ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute 2011 Plant Genetic Resources 8.7 / 10

Joining date in ICAR  (yyyy/mm/dd) :  2010/10/01

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Professional information:

Current area of Research/Specialization: Genomics, Phylogenetics, Molecular Breeding and Abiotic stress breeding.

Ongoing Projects: Association mapping and identification of genomic regions affecting shattering, seed vigour and related traits in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L).

Awards/ Fellowships:

SNo. Name
1. Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research
2. CSIR-UGC fellowship for PhD
3. Best Poster award in ISPGR symposium
4. IARI Merit medal for MSc Plant Genetic Resources
5. ICAR JRF for MSc

Salient achievements:

Development and release of wheat varieties :

Breeding and development of 6 bread wheat varieties; HD3043 (Pusa Chaitanya), HD3059 (Pusa Pachheti), HD3086 (Pusa Gautami), HD3090 (Pusa Amulya), HD3118 (Pusa Vatsala) and HD4728 (Pusa Malwi).

Breeding and development of two durum wheat varieties HI 1605 (Pusa Ujala) and  HI 8759 (Pusa Tejas).

Development and release of multiple disease tolerant bottle gourd hybrid and varieties:

Breeding and development of Bottle gourd hybrid (Arka Ganga) and varieties (Arka Shreyas and Arka Nutan).


Research Papers in National / International Journals (Nos.) 15
Paper presented/ abstract published 09
Chapters in training manual / book (Nos.) 04
Practical Manual 01
Popular Articles (Nos.) 06