Dr. Swarna Ronanki

Discipline: Agronomy | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2016

Email: swarna@millets.res.in  |  Mobile: 9492782037

Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
PhD Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi 2016 Agronomy (Conservation agriculture & Nutrient management)
M Sc (Ag) Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University 2013 Agronomy (Crop simulation modeling & Nutrient management)
B Sc (Ag) Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University 2011 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 Oct 2016 to till date  


ICAR ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management July 5, 2016 to Oct 5 2016 (FOCARS-104) 3 months

Current responsibilities:

  • Improving the productivity of rabi sorghum across the major rabi sorghum tracts of India
  • Development of millet crop production technology for improved resource use efficiency.

Recent 3 major contributions:

  • Nil

Recent awards and recognitions:

  • Received doctoral degree from Indian Agricultural Reseach Institute on February 10th 2017.
  • Received National Fellowship for other backward classes ( NFOBC) granted by UGC during PhD programme.
  • Received three gold medals from ANGRAU in 2011 for outstanding academic performance during Bsc (Ag).

Current collaborative activities:

  • Nil

Recent most significant publications:

  • Swarna, R., Rani, L.P., Sreenivas, G., Raji Reddy, D. and Madhavi, A. 2017. Growth Performance and Radiation Use Efficiency of Transplanted Rice under Varied Plant Densities and Nitrogen Levels. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences. 6(5): 1429-1437.
  • Swarna Ronanki. 2017. Simulating post rainy sorghum yield response to on-station N management in India. Published in ICRISAT Agri-buzz. http://www.icrisat.org/simulating-postrainy-sorghum-yield-response-to-on-station-n-management-in-india.
  • Swarna, R., Rani, L.P., Raji Reddy, D. and Sreenivas, G. 2014. Impact of plant densities and nitrogen levels on grain yield and yield attributes of transplanted rice. Internationaljournal of agriculture innovations and research. 2(6): 923-928
  • Behera, U. K., Sharma, A. R., Monsefi, A., Swarna, R., Layek, A.and Bhargavi, B. 2015. Tillage and weed management for improving productivity and nutrient uptake of soybean. 25th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference on “Weed Science for Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Biodiversity”, Hyderabad, India during 13-16 October.
  • Behera,P., Swarna, R., Bhargavi, B., Layek, A., Mohanta. 2015. Role of Agro-biodiversity in providing ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture. International conference on NRM for food security and rural livelihoods. New Delhi, India during 10-13th February.

Other professional activities:

  • Life member, Society for Millets Research, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Life member, Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi, India

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Dr Swarna Ronanki

Last Updated on 12th June 2017

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