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Dr Avinash Singode

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


Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi


Plant Breeding

M. Sc (Ag)

Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi


Plant Breeding

B. Sc (Ag)

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwar



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 08.06.2015 to till date  
Scientist ICAR Indian Institute of Maize Research Unit, Ludhiana 04.02.2014 to 02.06.2015 1yr 4 months
Scientist ICAR Indian Institute of Maize Research, New Delhi 18.06.2009 to 03.02.2014 4 yrs 8 months

Current responsibilities:

  • Genetic improvement of Proso millet (Panicum miliaceum L.)
  • Genetic improvement in forage sorghum
  • Genebank data recording and management

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Recent most significant publications:

  • Ganesan SK, Singh R, Choudhury DP, Bharadwaj J, Gupta V, Singode A. 2014. Genetic diversity and population structure study of drumstick (Moringa oleifera Lam.) using morphological and SSR markers. Industrial Crops and Products. 60: 316-325.
  • Ahmad B, Kumar V, Singode A, Mahajan V, and Singh K P. 2014. Evaluation of maize (Zea mays) inbred lines for tolerance to low temperature stress under field conditions. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 84 (7): 873–6.
  • Ramesh Kumar, Avinash Singode, Chikkappa GK, Mukari G, Dubey RB, Komboj MC, Singh HC, Olakh DS, Bilal Ahmad, MurliKrishna MK, Zaidi PH, Debnath MK, Seetharama, K and Yadav OP. 2014. Assessment of genotype × environment interaction for grain yield in maize hybrids under rainfed ecology. Sabrao Journal of Breeding and Genetics. 46 (2) 284-292.
  • Avinash Singode, Singh KP, Srivastava E, Guleria SK, Devlash R, Dar ZA, Lone AA, Ahmad B, Mahajan V. 2014. Heterosis and correlation deviations in maize under different agro-ecologies. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding. 74(4): 438-443. Kumar R, Kaul J, Dubey R.B, Singode A, chikkappa G.K. Manivannan A and Debnath M.K. 2015. Assessment of drought tolerance in maize (zea mays l.) based on different indices. SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics. 47 (3) 291-298.

Other professional activities


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