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Dr. S. Ramakrishnan
M.Sc.(Ag.), PhD.(Nematology)
Head, CTRI RS, HunsurContact Address:
CTRI Research Station Hunsur-571105 Karnataka
Phone (Mobile): 9880054867
Email Address: ramkictri@yahoo.com
Employment Record
  • Head i/c, ICAR-CTRI Regional Station, Hunsur, Karnataka since June 2013
  • Principal Scientist (Nematology) since April 2012
  • Senior Scientist (Nematology) – 2006 to 2012
  • Scientist Sr. Scale (Nematology)- 2003 to 2006
  • Scientist (Nematology)- 1997 to 2003
  • Research Associate (Nematology) in ICAR-CTCRI, Trivandrum from 1994 to 1997
Area of Interest • Developing bio-intensive root knot nematode management strategies in FCV tobacco. • Isolation, identification and formulation of newer strains of nematode antagonists for bio-control.
Publications
  1. Ramakrishnan, S. and Mohandas, C. (1996). Nematicidal properties in aqueous extracts of Cassava. Journal of Root crops 22: 28-34.
  2. Mohandas, C. and Ramakrishnan, S. (1996). Sweet potato variety-Sree Bhadra- a trap crop of root knot nematode. Journal of Root crops 22: 135-136.
  3. Jayakumar, J. and Ramakrishnan, S. (2009). Evaluation of avermectin and its combination with nematicides and bio-agents against root knot nematode, Meloidogyneincognita in tomato. Journal of Biological Control 23: 317-319.
  4. Ramakrishnan, S. and Rajendran, G. (2010). Evaluation of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Trichoderma viride as seed and soil treatment against root knot nematode infecting ground nut. Journal of Biological Control 24: 164-167.
  5. Khan, A.A., Ramakrishnan, S., Khan, M.R., Krishnamurthy, V. and Kausar, S. (2010). Nematode infestation in tobacco. In: Nematode Infestations.  Part II: Industrial Crops. The National Academy of Sciences, India. Allahabad . Pp. 58-81.
  6. Ramakrishnan, S. and Nagesh, M. (2011). Evaluation of beneficial fungi in combination with organics against root knot nematode in FCV tobacco nurseries. Journal of Biological Control 25: 164-167.
  7. Seema, M., Ramakrishnan, S., Sreenivas, S.S. and Devaki, N.S. (2011). Evaluation of Trichoderma viride formulations against soreshin disease in FCV tobacco nurseries. Journal of Biological Control 25: 335-336.
  8. Ramakrishnan, S. and Sreenivas, S.S. (2012). Bio-management of fusarium wilt disease complex with Pseudomonas fluorescens and Aspergillus niger. Journal of Biological Control 26: 368-372.
  9. Ramakrishnan, S. and Mahadevaswamy, M.M. (2012). Efficacy of vermicompost against root knot nematodes, Meloidogyne spp in FCV tobacco.  Indian Journal of Nematology 42: 143-145.
  10. Ramakrishnan, S., Sreenivas, S.S. and Shenoi, M.M. (2012). Bio-management of root knot nematode in FCV tobacco nursery of KLS.  Indian Journal of Nematology 42: 169-172.
Awards/Honors
  • External Examiner for PG thesis in Nematology of TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Councillor (South Zone), Executive Council of Nematological Society of India from April 2011 to March 2013.
  • Reviewer for journals, Tobacco research, Indian journal of agricultural sciences, Indian journal of Nematology and Journal of Bio-pesticides.
  • Fellowship- Nematological Society of India (FNSI). Awarded by Nematological Society of India, New Delhi in the year 2010.
  • Fellowship-Plant Protection Association of India (FPPAI). Awarded by Plant Protection Association of India, Hyderabad in the year 2012.
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee of KVK, Suttur, Karnataka
  • Member, Inter agency Team, Field friend Team, Input Committee for Karnatala and Committee for cost of FCV tobacco cultivation in KLS of Tobacco Board, Ministry of Commerce.