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Mrs. Susmita Cherukuri

             Scientist, Genetics and Plant breeding

             Email: Susmita[dot]Cherukuri[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in, susmita[dot]cherukuri00[at]gmail.com

             Phone: 0547-2970721     

             Specialisation:

Joining date in ICAR  (yyyy/mm/dd) :2015/01/01

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Educational Qualification:

Degree

University

Year

Subject/ Discipline

B.Sc.

ANGRAU, Bapatla

2007-2011

Agriculture

M.Sc.

TNAU, Coimbatore

2011-2013

Genetics & Plant Breeding

 

Professional information

Current area of Research/Specialization: Basic aspects of seed technology; Plant breeding

Ongoing Projects:

  1. “Assessment of genetic variability for fresh seed dormancy in groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.)”.
  2. “Inheritance studies of seed longevity in Soybean (Glycine max L. Merill)”.

Awards/ Fellowships:

  1. Dr. S. Nadarajan award for securing highest OGPA in quantitative genetics during M.Sc. programme at TNAU, Coimbatore.
  2. TNAU First rank holder for Post-graduation (CPBG), 2013.
  3. Selected for INSPIRE FELLOWSHIP sponsored by DST, New Delhi, 2014.
  4. Awarded with best poster in National Symposium on Vegetable Legumes for Soil and Human Health, organized at IIVR, Varanasi 2016.

Salient achievements:

Involved in the development of pole type, photo-sensitive dolichos variety Arka Supriya (IIHR 162-2) that was recommended for central release in India for zone  VII (Madhya Pradesh, excluding eastern area & Maharashtra) and zone VIII (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala) during the XXXV group meeting of All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Vegetable Crops (AICRP-VC), 2017.

Publications:

Research Papers in National / International Journals (Nos.)

6

Paper presented/ abstract published

9

Chapters in training manual / book (Nos.)

11

Technical Bulletin / Extension folder (Nos.)

2

Popular Articles (Nos.)

3