Name: Dr. K. Baghyalakshmi, Scientist
Genetics and Plant Breeding
Ph. D (Genetics and Plant Breeding)
 Years of Joining
Central Institute for Cotton Research, Regional Station,
Coimbatore - 641 003, Tamil Nadu, India
Telephone: (0422) 2430045
Fax: (0422) 2454021; Mobile: 09442659904


  • Ph D in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 2016
  • M. Sc. (Agri.) in Plant Breeding & Genetics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, 2005
  • B. Sc. (Agri.), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Madurai, 2003


Scientist ICAR-CICR RS, Coimbatore 2018 onwards
Scientist ICAR-CTRI, Rajahmundry 2016-2018




Programme Attended Institute and Place Period
Training : 'Genomics-assisted breeding for crop improvement Division of Genetics, IARI, New Delhi 01.03.2018 to 21.03.2018 (21 days)
Workshops: All India Network Project on Tobacco workshop RARS, Nandyal, AP September 23 to 24, 2017 (2 days)
National Agricultural Convention on “Agricultural Skill Development for Doubling Farmers Income”
Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner, Rajasthan 07.10.2017 (1 day)
Doubling farmers income for sustainable and harmonious Agriculture ICAR- IINGR, Ranchi 11-12 August,2018




  • Number of publications : 18 articles, 1 book, 4 book chapter, 15 popular articles
  • Presentation in conferences : 3


(i) Papers in research journals (National/International):

  • K. Baghyalakshmi, K. Prabhakara Rao, D. Damodar Reddy, C.Chandrasekhara Rao, P. Soni, P. Vinay, G. Kiran and K. Santinandivelu. 2018. Genetic diversity in tobacco genotypes evaluated under All India Network Project. Multilogic In Science. Vol 8, issue special. 30-34.
  • Baghyalakshmi K., P. Jeyaprakash, S. Ramchander, T. Radhamani and M. Raveendran.2018.Comparative Study on Backcross Inbred Lines of IR64 Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Introgressed with Drought QTLs under Varied Moisture Regimes over Different Seasons. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App.Sci (2018) 7(1): 2716-2725
  • K Sarala, K Prabhakara Rao, C Chandrasekhararao, D Damodar Reddy and K Bagyalakshmi. 2018. Phenotyping tobacco recombinant inbred lines for solanesol. International Journal of Chemical Studies; 6(3): 3643-3650
  • Baghyalakshmi K., P. Jeyaprakash, S. Ramchander, M. Raveendran and S. Robin.2016. Effectiveness of drought yield QTLs on physiological traits
    and yield in backcross inbred lines of rice under moisture
    stress condition.  Green Farming Vol. 7 (6) :1271-1276
  • Baghyalakshmi K., P. Jeyaprakash, S. Ramchander, M. Raveendran and S. Robin.2016. Fine mapping of rice drought QTL and study on combined effect of QTL for their physiological parameters under moisture stress condition. Journal of Applied and Natural Science 8 (4): 1992-1998
  • Baghyalakshmi K., P. Jeyaprakash, S. Ramchander, M. Raveendran and S. Robin.2016.Determination of stress indices for selection of superior genotypes under drought situation in rice (oryza sativa L.) Int. J. Agric. Sci. 8(38). 1791-1795
  • Baghyalakshmi.K, Rameshababu.S, Subashini.G, Ulaganathan ,Vinoth.R and Senthil.N, 2015. Studies on inheritance and gene action for threshability in wheat (Triticum sp.) Annals of Plant and Soil Research: 17 ( Special Issue) 59-60 
  • Baghyalakshmi .K. M. Kumar, G. Subashini, P. Shajitha and A. J. Prabakaran, 2015. Cross-incompatibility: preventing fertilization in einkorn wheat (Triticum monococcum), Biochem. Cell. Arch.15(1) 135-138  
  • Bhagyalakshmi K, K. K. Vinod, M. Kumar, S. Arumugachamy, A. J. Prabhakaran, T. S. Raveendran (2008) Interspecific Hybrids from Wild x Cultivated Triticum Crosses - A Study on the Cytological Behaviour and Molecular Relations J. Crop Sci. Biotech. (December) 11 (4) : 257 ~ 262




    • Awarded ‘Swachhta award 2017’ by ICAR-CTRI during October 2017.

Professional Societies:

    • Awarded ‘Scientist of the year 2016’ during 2nd National Agricultural Convention on “Agricultural Skill Development for Doubling Farmers Income” organised by All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA) on 07.10.2017 at Bikaner, Rajasthan.
    • Awarded ‘Young Scientist Award’ during National conference on Doubling farmers income for sustainable and harmonious Agriculture organized by Science & Tech Society for integrated Rural Improvement on 11-12 August, 2018 at ICAR-IINGR, Ranchi.


  • International Journal of Agriculture sciences,
  • International Journal of Microbiology Research
  • African Journal of Biotechnology
  • Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science
  • African Journal of Agricultural Research
  • Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research
  • International Journal of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
  • African Journal of Plant Science
  • Journal of Bacteriology Research


  • International Journal of Agricultural sciences




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

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