Dr. T.R.Loknathan, Principal Scientist
 Ph.D. - Plant Breeding
 Years of experience
 18 years
Contact Address
Central Institute for Cotton Research
Post Bag No. 2, Shankar Nagar PO,
Nagpur 440 010 Maharastra
Phone : 07103-275536 Fax: 07103-275529
EPABX : 09011071214/15/16/17/18

He has published four research articles in International Journals and fifteen in National journals. He also wrote a book and four book chapters. He had attended around twenty conferences including three international

  • Global responsibility in sesame collections IPGRI funded.
  • Developed a core collection in indigenous sesame.
  • Undertaken 20 explorations in various crops.
  • Initiated a programme in Genetic Enhancement in Cotton.
  • Undertaken joint collaborative exploration for sesame collection between NBPGR / BARI in Bangladesh in May, 1992
  • Attended a training in Genetic Resources Conservation Programme, University of Davis, California (August - October, 1994).
  • Attended sesame core collection working group meeting in Wuhan, China (4th - 8th August, 1997).
  • Associated in a DIFID funded project with ICRISAT in gene flow studies in pigeon-pea.
  • Conducted a training programme in PGR in March, 1994 at NBPGR

Technology generated :

Developed a core collection concept in sesame for better management of gene bank accessions.


I certify that the above information is correct to the best of my knowledge - Dr. Loknathan

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