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Ms Deepika Cheruku

Discipline: Plant Breeding | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2016

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Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field

M. Sc (Ag)

Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi


Genetics(& Plant breeding)

B. Sc (Ag)

Agriculture college of Bapatla, ANGRAU, Andhra Pradesh.



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 2016 to till date  

Current responsibilities:

  • Genetic enhancement of Kodo millet grain yield and its contributing traits
  • Assisting for AICRP on rabi sorghum as Co-PI

Recent major contributions:


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Recent most significant publications:

  • Deepika Cheruku, S. K. Lal, A.Talukdar, B.Mandal, Y.Prachi, K.P. Singh and Sunil Kumar.Screening and identification of resistance sources against Cowpea mild mottle virus (CPMMV) disease in Soybean.Accepted 2016 (Yet to publish) in Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Deepika Cheruku, S. K. Lal, A.Talukdar and B.Mandal. Inhertance and mapping of resistance against Cowpea mild mottle virus (CPMMV) strain D1 in Soybean. Accepted (Yet to publish) in Journal of Plant Breeding
  • Yashpal T,Darasing R, Jyoti Devi, Anil kumar, Keya M, Deepika C, Subhas C, S K Lal,Talukdar A Genomic variation studies in Glycine max and Glycine soja using SSR markers.Current Science 109(11):1929-1931.

Other professional activities


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Dr Deepika Cheruku

Last Updated on 7th Jan 2017

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