Dr. P. Padmavathi, Principal Scientist
M.Sc(Ag), PhD(Agronomy)

 


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

Phone : 040-24598153
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Projects completed :
1. Sustainability of safflower based cropping systems with reference to input management
2. Sustainable nutrient management practices for increased productivity of safflower based cropping systems (AP Cess Project, ICAR)
3. Irrigation in relation to phosphorus nutrition in sunflower and safflower
4. Influence of water stress and waterlogging on productivity of sunflower
5. Productivity and economics of castor based intercropping systems involving pulses and vegetables

 
On-going Projects :
1. Sustainability of oilseed-based cropping systems through conservation agricultural and nutrient management practices under changing climatic scenario (Institute Project)
2. Crop management options to make safflower cultivation profitable for small farmers through enhanced utilization of petals (DST sponsored Project)

 

Trainings undertaken (National & International)

  • National training programme on “Application of geo-informatics and crop simulation models for agricultural management” from March 13-26, 2012 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030.
  • Training programme on “Research Project Proposal Development” from February 20-23, 2012 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030, sponsored by National Fund for Basic Strategic and Frontier Application Research in Agriculture (NFBSFARA).
  • Training programme on “Application of remote sensing and geographical information system in agricultural development” at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (Manage) from 13 to 17th July 2009.
  • Introduction to GIS and its applications: 9th April to 4th May 2007 at National Remote Sensing Centre, Balanagar, Hyderabad
  • International training on “Oilseed Cropping systems” from 28th July to 10th August 2003 at 1) Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory, Mandan, North Dakota 2) North Central soil Conservation Research Laboratory, Morris, Minnesota, USA 3) North Plains Research Laboratory, Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

Recent Publications (best papers in past 5 years )

  1. Padmavathi P, S P Wani, IYLN Murthy, K Mahavishnan and G Ramesh. 2012. Productivity and profitability of safflower based cropping sytems under different integrated nutrient management options in semi-arid tropics. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 311-315.
  2. Padmavathi P, A Aziz Qureshi, M Raveendra reddy, IYLN Murthy, G Ramesh and K Mahavishnan. 2012. Soil quality indicators under different integrated nutrient management practices in safflower based cropping systems. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 315-318.
  3. Padmavathi P, IYLN Murthy, G Ramesh, K Mahavishnan and N Prabhakara Rao. 2012. Impact of organic and inorganic sources of nutrients on soil microbial biomass C and N under different safflower based cropping systems. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 321-323.
  4. Padmavathi P, IYLN Murthy, G Ramesh, K Mahavishnan and Y Ramagovinda reddy. 2012. Dynamics in soil respiration in safflower based cropping systems with and without addition of organic manures. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 323-326.
  5. Padmavathi P, P Ramesh, IYLN Murthy, G Ramesh and K Mahavishnan. 2012. Growth and yield of rainy season crops in safflower cropping systems with and without addition of safflower residues. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 326-328.
  6. Prabhakar M, P Padmavathi, R D Prasad and Lakshmi Prayaga. 2012. Retrieval of biophysical parameters and assessment of Alternaria disease severity in safflower using ground based hyper spectral radiometry. Journal of oilseeds Research (29, special issue): 377-382.
  7. Reddy A P K, P Padmvathi, Sudhanshu S Kasbe, K Mahavishnan and G Ramesh. 2012.Nutrient management in safflower in India : A review. Journal of Oilseeds Research (29, special issue). 301-306.
  8. Padmavathi Pand S M Virmani. 2012. Climate change: Impact on safflower productivity and production. Lead papers, 8th International Safflower conference on Safflower Research and Development in the world: status and strategies, Indian Society of Oilseeds Research, Directorate of Oilseeds Research, Edited by Murthy IYLN, H Basappa, K S Varaprasad and P Padmavathi, 45-64pp
Area of expertise : Nutrient management in rainfed oilseed cropping systems