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Dr. P. Govindaraj

Dr.P. Govindaraj

Current Areas of Research

  • Development of superior varieties for Peninsular and East Coast Zones.
  • Exploration and characterization of wild sugarcane germplasm
  • Sugarcane genomics
  • Development of energy canes as a source of biofuel

Membership (Life) in professional bodies

  1. Society of Sugarcane Research and development
  2. Indian Science Congress Association
  3. Indian Society of Plant Breeders
Scientific Achievements
  1. Two varieties were developed viz., Co 0232 and Co 0233 and notified by CVRC for North central Zone.
  2. Four varieties were developed viz., Co 2001-13, Co 2001-15, Co 0218, Co 0403 and notified by CVRC for peninsular zone
  3. First time in India three energycane genetic stocks (INGR 12026, INGR 12027 and INGR 13050) were developed registered with NBPGR, New Delhi.
  4. Developed genetic stock for high ratooning ability (INGR 12028)
  5. Conducted germplasm explorations and collected 198 new germplasm from Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur.
  6. Forty five sugarcane sequence specific microsatellite markers were developed
  7. Number of external funded project handled: five and one DST sponsored project is under progress.
Number of National and International publications:
  1. Publications in referred journals: 28
  2. Books / Book Chapters: 8
  3. Conference Proceedings: 32
  4. Books Edited: 2
  5. Books compiled: 6

Awards and recognitions:

  1. SIR T.S.VENKATRAMAN AWARD for outstanding research in sugarcane agriculture for the biennium 2008-2009
  2. eWorld Public Choice Award for CaneInfo - All about Sugarcane" web portal under best projects in the best tele-center initiative category
  3. Awarded Gold Medal for best performance in Population Genetics and Biometrics in Plant Breeding during Post graduation programme
  4. Treasurer, Society of Sugarcane Research and development , Coimbatore
  5. Executive Committee Member, Indian Society of Plant Breeders
  6. Editorial committee member, Electronic journal of Plant Breeding.
  7. Recognized guide of Bharathiar University and Anna University, Tamil Nadu
  8. External Examiner for PhD and MSc (Plant breeding & Genetics) in TNAU
  9. Manuscript reviewer for national & International journals
  10. Convener / Organizing committee member for national and international seminars/workshops

Patents:

  1. Patent awarded: Patent No. 231436 dated 14.09.2010
  2. Patent field: Elevated Hybridization Runway. 771/CHE/2011 Date of application 14/03/2010.

Number of students guided for M.Sc/ Ph.D

  • Number of M.Sc students guided: 8
  • Number of students guiding for Ph.D: 2

To contact Dr. P. Govindaraj

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Address for correspondence:

Dr. P. Govindaraj,
Principal Scientist(Breeding)
Division of Crop Improvement
Sugarcane Breeding Institute, (ICAR),
Coimbatore 641007- India.

Phone: Office: 0422-2476260 Extn:251
Mobile: 9443698858

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