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Dr. Amasiddha Bellundagi

Discipline: Plant Breeding | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2015

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Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
PhD Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi


Genetics (& Plant Breeding)

M. Sc (Ag)

Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi


Genetics (& Plant Breeding)

B. Sc (Ag)

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad



Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Scientist ICAR

Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad

2015 to till date  

Current responsibilities:

  • Improving barnyard millet for higher grain yield and biomass
  • Assisting seed project and AICSIP activities as Co-nodal officer.

Recent major contributions:


Recent awards and recognitions:

  • Best oral presentation award in the national seminar on “Breeding of field crops for biotic and abiotic stresses in relation to climate change” held at VNMKV, Parbhani, Maharashtra.

Current collaborative activities:


Recent most significant publications:

  • B. Amasiddha, K. T. Ramya, C. Prashant Kumar, R. Neha, T. Leena, Harikrishna, P Ramya, N. Jain P. K. Singh, G. P. Singh, K. V. Prabhu (2016). Comparative study of marker assisted backcross breeding derived BC2F3 and BC1F4 lines for morpho-physiological characters under late sown heat stress condition.Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant breeding.
  • Amasiddha Bellundagi, G. P. Singh, K. V. Prabhu, Ajay Arora, Neelu Jain, P. Ramya, Anju M. Singh, P. K. Singh, Arvind Ahlawat (2013) Early ground cover and other physiological traits as efficient selection criteria for grain yield under moisture deficit stress conditions in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 18(3):277–281.
  • Amasiddha Bellundagi, G. P. Singh, Anju M. Singh, Ajay Arora, Neelu Jain, S. V. Sai Prasad, Jagdish Kumar , Arvind Ahlawat, P. Ramya (2013). Genetic diversity for moisture deficit stress adaptive traits in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Indian Journal of Plant Physiology. 18(2):131–135.
  • Jain, N., Singh, G. P., Singh, P. K., Ramya, P., Hari Krishna, Ramya K. T., Leena T., Amasiddha, B., Prashant Kumar, K. C., Priyanka, V., Vasudha, J., Sutapa, D., Rai, N., Sinha, N.and Prabhu, K. V. (2014) Molecular approaches for wheat improvement under drought and heat stress, Indian J. Genet. 74(4): 578-583.
  • Priyanka Vijay, Nivedita and Amasiddha Bellundagi (2013) Ethanobotany and qualitative phyotochemical analysis of some Indian medicinal plants. International Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 4 (2).

Other professional activities


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Last Updated on 3rd August 2016

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