Dr. T. Manjunatha , Senior Scientist
M.Sc., PhD (Plant genetic resources)


Contact Address :
Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030

Phone : 040-24598122
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Area od Research 

I.Castor Breeding-Development and Evaluation of castor hybrids

II. Seed production

Trainings undertaken (National & International)

Protection and management of IPR issues in agriculture at KAU, Thrissurand Application of Molecular Markers in Crop Improvement at Centre of Excellence in Genomics, ICRISAT, Hyderabad.

Recent Publications (best papers in past 5 years )

I. Manjunatha, T., Bisht, I.S., Bhat, K.V., and Singh B.P. (2007): Genetic diversity in barley (Hordeum vulgare L. ssp. vulgare) landraces from Uttaranchal Himalaya of India. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 54:55–65.

II. Manjunatha, T., Bisht, I.S., Bhat, K.V. (2011): Genetic structure of hull-less barley (Hordeum vulgare L. subsp. vulgare) landrace populations from North-western Indian Himalayas. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 10:25-32

III.  Mahesh P, Chandran K, Manjunatha T, Balan S (2013) Natural Incidence of Leaf Miner Aphanisticus aeneus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Sugarcane Germplasm. Sugar Tech 15(1): 94-97

IV. Mahesh P, Chandran K, Srikanth J, Nisha M, Manjunatha T (2013) Natural Incidence of Sesamia inferens Walker, in Sugarcane Germplasm. Sugar Tech.  15(4):384–389.

V. Appunu C, Ravinder Kumar, V. Sreenivasa, T. Manjunatha, C. Mahadevaiah, N. Sasirekha, V. R. Prabavathy and Sudha Nair. 2013. Symbiotic effect of Bradyrhizobium yuanmingense isolates over Bradyrhizobium japonicum with soybean. Legume Research (in press).

VI. Ravinder Kumar, Appunu C,  Anna Durai A, Premachandran MN, Raffee Viola  V,  Bakshi Ram, Mahadevaiah C,  Mintu Ram Meena, Manjunatha T (2014) Genetic Confirmation and Field Performance Comparison for Yield and Quality Among Advanced Generations of Erianthus arundinaceus, E. bengalense and Saccharum spontaneum Cyto- Nuclear Genome Introgressed Sugarcane Intergeneric Hybrids. Sugar Tech, Published online on October 11, 2014. 

Awards & Fellowships : ICAR-JRF(2002-2004), CSIR (JRF)-2004-2006, SRF-2006-09 (CSIR)