Dr. Sooganna

Discipline: Seed Science and Technology | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2017

Email: sooganna@millets.res.in  |  Mobile:9540331656

Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
PhD ICAR-Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi 2016 Seed Science and Technology
M Sc (Ag) Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 2012 Seed Science and Technology
B Sc (Ag) University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka 2010 Agriculture

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Scientist ICAR ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad May 29th 2017 to till date  
Scientist ICAR ICAR-Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi April 11th 2016 to May 27th 2017 1 year 1 month 


ICAR ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Jan 1st, 2016 to March 31st 2016 (FOCARS-103) 3 months

Current responsibilities:

  • Seed science approaches for enhanced seed setting and seed longevity in millets
  • Studies on flowering behavior, seed setting and maturity pattern, and seed quality enhancement in millets
  • Seed production of sorghum and millets

Recent 3 major contributions:

  • Nil

Recent awards and recognitions:

  • Nil

Current collaborative activities:

  • Nil

Recent most significant publications:

  • Sooganna, Jain, S. K., Bhat, K. V.,Amrit Lamichaney and Lal,S. K.(2016). Characterization of soybean (Glycine max) genotypes for seed longevity using SSR markers, Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 86(5): 605–10.
  • Amrit Lamichaney, Jain,S. Kand Sooganna (2016). Influence of umbel position on seed quality of Anise (Pimpinella anisum L.): A minor seed spice, Bangladesh Journal of Botany.45(5): 1243-1248
  • Sooganna, Subbarao, L.V.,Kiranbabu, P., Chaitanya,U and Keshavulu,K. (2012). Effect of maleic hydrazide on induction of seed dormancyand seed quality parameters in rice.Seed Research40(2): 124–133.

Other professional activities:

  • Member, Indian Society of Seed Technology, New Delhi

Certified that above facts are correct and I have repeatedly edited and verified to my full satisfaction.

Dr. Sooganna

Last Updated on 24th July 2017

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