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Dr. P.V.Venugopala Rao
M.Sc., Ph.D
Senior ScientistContact Address:
ICAR-Central Tobacco Research Institute Research Station, Kandukur - 523 105, AP
Phone (Mobile): 9490064842
Email Address: pinnintivenu@rediff.com
Employment Record
  • Senior Scientist & Officer-in- Charge Seed Production 2010 – till date
  • Senior Scientist & Officer-in- Charge,  Agrl. Engineering section 2010-12.
  • Senior Scientist 1998-2009
  • Scientist (Sr. Scale) 1992-1997
  • Scientist 1987-1992.

 

Area of Interest Production of High yielding varieties with quality in FCV and Burley tobaccos, evolving disease resistant varieties and Seed production.
Publications
  1. Venugopalarao, P.V., Murthy, T.G.K.,  Sarala, K. and Prabhakararao, K. (2012). Evaluation of advanced breeding lines of FCV tobacco for yield and quality under northern black soil conditions. Tobacco Research 38 (1): 44-46.
  2. Prabhakararao, K., Sarala, K., Murthy, T.G.K., Venugopalarao, P.V. and Suma, K. (2012). Application of Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) markers in diversity analysis of tobacco types. Tobacco Research 38 (1): 29-33.
  3. Phanikiran, K., Murthy, T.G.K.,  Narasimharao, C.V.,  Kanwalraj and Venugopalarao, P.V. (2008). Solanesol content in tobacco genetic resources. Tobacco Research 34: 43-49.
  4. Venugopalarao, P.V., Panda, A.R.,  Rao, C.V.,  Srinivasulu, R., Venkateswarlu, V., Prasad, J.V. and Chenchaiah, K.C. (2010). N-98: A promising FCV tobacco line for SLS and SBS areas of Andhra Pradesh. Tobacco Research 36 (1&2): 24-30.
  5. Narayanan, A.I., Deo Singh, K., Sarala, K., Rao, R.V.S.,  Venugopala Rao, P.V. and Swamy, A.V.S.R. (2006). Cy-135, A promising FCV line for rainfedvertisols of Andhra Pradesh. Tobacco Research 32:
  6. Murthy, T.G.K. and Venugopala Rao, P.V. (2003). Effect of dollop method of fertilizer application on yield and quality of Motihari Tobacco- Nicotianarustica. J. Res. ANGRAU 31 (2): 1-5.
  7. Murthy, T.G.K. and VenugopalaRao, P.V. (2002). Economic viability of cropping systems under North Bengal conditions. J. Res. ANGRAU 30 (4) : 1-4.
  8. Rao, P.V., Sekhar Babu, A.V.,  Raghupathi Rao, G., Venugopala Rao, P.V. and Harishu kumar, P. (2001). Breeding for superior variety of natu tobacco (NicotianatabacumL.) resistant to Spodopteralitura Fab. Tobacco Research 27 (1): 85-87.
Awards/Honors

Tobacco Board award, 2005 for outstanding contribution in tobacco research for the triennium 2002-05.ISTS 

Best paper award, 2009. National symposium on tobacco.