Sakthivel Krishnan, Scientist

M.Sc (Ag) and Ph.D (Ag) in Plant Pathology

Contact Address :

Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research

Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030

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Projects completed :

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On-going projects

  • Developghhgjj
  • AICRP (Castor)

Training Programmes

21 days training programmes attended on

  • Biosecurity and Incursion Management
  • Understanding the host pathogen bio-agent interaction and sustainable bio-managment strategy for threating crop diseases
  • Whole genome sequencing of plant pathogen : Methods and Applications

Recent Publications (best papers in past 5 years )

  1. Kumar, A., Sharma, J., Munjal, V., Sakthivel, K., Thalor, S. K., Mondal, K. K., ... & Gharate, R. (2019). Polyphasic phenotypic and genetic analysis reveals clonal nature of Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. punicae causing pomegranate bacterial blight. Plant Pathology.
  2. Jaiswal, S., Gautam, R. K., Singh, R. K., Krishnamurthy, S. L., Ali, S., Sakthivel, K., ... & Kumar, D. (2019). Harmonizing technological advances in phenomics and genomics for enhanced salt tolerance in rice from a practical perspective. Rice12(1), 89
  3. Krishnan, N., Kumari, S., Krishnan, Sakthivel., Dubey, V., Singh, A. K., & Kumar, R. (2019). First Report of Tomato Leaf Curl Joydebpur Virus Infecting Chilli (Capsicum annuum) in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Plant Disease103(11), 2974-2974.
  4. Sakthivel, K., Manigundan, K., Gautam, R. K., Singh, P. K., Nakkeeran, S., & Sharma, S. K. (2019). Bacillus spp. for suppression of eggplant bacterial wilt pathogen in Andaman Islands: Isolation and characterization
  5. Sakthivel, K.,Gautam, R. K., Manigundan, K., Singh, R., Ramalingam, J., Laha, G. S., ... & Velazhahan, R. (2017). The host background of rice influences the resistance expression of a three genes pyramid (xa5+ xa13+ Xa21) to bacterial blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae) pathotypes of Indian mainland and Bay islands. Plant breeding136(3), 357-364.

Area of Interest

  • Biological Control and Bacteriology



  • ICAR-Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award - 2018
  • Early Career Research Award -SERB - 2018