Research Colloborations

Research

University Sub Project

Ongoing University Research Projects

Project No. & Title Project leaders Duration
SEC/CBE/SST/GNT/2018/001 Studies on fatty acid profile and their influence on seed storability of groundnut varieties Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Professor and Head
February 2018 to March 2020
Core Project – SEC/CBE/SST/GNT/ 2018/CP141
Fatty acid profile and its effect on seed storability in groundnut. (PI)
Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Prof. & Head (SST)
2018-19
SEC/CBE/SST/GNT/2018/10

Understanding the causes of seed dormancy, poor multiplication ratio, seed deterioration and management strategies for improving productivity in groundnut

Dr. R. Dr. R. Jerlin

Professor (SST)

Dr.J.Renugadevi

Professor (SST)

August 2018 to March 2020
SEC/CBE/ SST / RIC / 2018 / CPO74

Preventing pre-harvest sprouting by inducing temporary dormancy  in rice varieties

Dr. J. Renugadevi

Professor (SST)

November

2018 to

March 2020

URP – SEC / CBE / SST / VEG / 2018 / 001Delivering inputs through seed capsule for enhancing germination and seedling vigour in onion. (PI) Dr. K. Raja
Assoc. Professor (SST)
Aug-2018 to Jul-2020
SEC/CBE/SST/PUL/2019/001

Studying the impact of hard seeds on normal seedling production and vigour status in blackgram, greengran and horsegram varieties.

Dr. G. Sasthri

Associate Professor (SST)

June 2019 to  April  2021
SEC/CBE/SST/MAZ/2018/CP075

Assessing the seed maturity and vigour of groundnut and maize crops using Chlorophyll fluorescence technique

Dr. D. Thirusendura Selvi

Assistant Professor (SST)

 

November 2018 to March 2020

Completed University Research Projects

Project No. & Title Project leaders Duration
CPBG/CBE/STH/05/003

Case study on seed threshing in redgram, greengram and blackgram

Dr. P.R. Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

2005 to 2007
CPBG/CBE/STH/05/004

Varietal characterization in blackgram

Dr. P.R. Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

2005 to 2008
SC/CBE/SST 2009/002

Development of Integrated seed coating technology for maize

Dr. P.R. Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

2007 to 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 003

Evaluation of DISCO brand seed coating polymer of INCOTEC on major agronomic crops for storability

Dr. P. Srimathi
Professor and Head (SST)Dr. V. Manonmani
Assoc. Prof. (SST)
May 2008 to May 2009
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 001

Varietal characterization of rice

 

Dr. P. Srimathi
Professor (SST)Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Assoc. Prof. (SST)
June 2008 to June 2010
SC / CBE / SST  /  2009 / 005

Maximization of quality Olitorious Jute seed production

Dr. R. Jerlin
Assoc. Prof. (SST)Dr. K. Prabakar
Assoc. Prof. (Pl.Path)
June 2008 to June 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 010Strengthening of quality seed production and distribution Dr. S. Sundareswaran
Assoc. Prof. (SST)Dr. K. Sundaralingam
Assoc. Prof. (SST)
June 2008 to May 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2008 / 011

Improvement of seed quality in marginal lots of cotton, sunflower and hybrid rice by specific gravity separator

Dr. S. Sundareswaran

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2008 to May 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 004

Seed and seed crop fortification with KCPL secondary proteins

Dr. R. Umarani
Assoc. Prof. (SST)Dr. R. Jerlin
Assoc. Prof. (SST)
June 2008 to May 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 007

Customizing nano particles and quantum dots for monitoring live and dead seeds

 

Dr. N. Natarajan

Professor (SST)

Dr. P. Srimathi

Professor and Head (SST)

December 2008 to November 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 008

Standardization of seed enhancement and storage techniques, seed certification standards for Jatropha and pungamia and standardization of seed handling techniques in Jatropha

Dr. P. Srimathi
Prof. & HeadDr.P.R.RenganayakiAssoc. Prof.  (SST)Dr. J. Renugadevi
Assoc. Prof.  (SST)
December 2008 to November 2011
Project No. & Title Project leaders Duration
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 009

Testing of seeds for quality parameters

 

Dr. P. Srimathi
Prof. & HeadDr. J. Renugadevi
Assoc. Prof.  (SST)
July 2008 to June 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 016

Evaluation of morphological, chemical and biochemical methods for cultivar identification in cotton

Dr. J. Renugadevi

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2008 to June 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 015

Suitability of new packaging material for commercial seed storage of paddy and groundnut

Dr. V. Manonmani

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

 

June 2008 to June 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2008 / 012

Studies on biochemical and molecular basis of seed priming in maize hybrid (Zea mays) (CHM (M) 5

Dr. S. Sundareswaran

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2008 to May  2010
SC / CBE / SST/ 2009 / 017

Establishment of varietal characterization and genetic purity of hybrid seeds through bio-molecular profile (Protein / isoenzymes / DNA finger printing)

Dr. R. Jerlin

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

 

June 2008 to June 2010
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 006Development of seed hardening technique and designer seed technology for pulses, millets, cotton, tomato hybrid and Bt brinjal of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and demonstration Dr. R. Umarani

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

June 2009 to  June 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 019

Optimization of fruit maturity standards for seed extraction in solanaceous and cucurbitaceous vegetables

Dr. S. Lakshmi

Asst. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2009 to May 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 018

Standardizing process variables for processing of different crop seeds and determination of optimum sieve size and type of grading screen for grading seeds of different crop varieties, hybrid and parents

Dr. G. Sasthri

Asst. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2009 to May 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 020

Optimization of production technology of hybrid rice during the off season

Dr. K. Sundaralingam

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2009 to May 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 023

Standardization of seed vigour test and vigour standards for field crops

Dr. K. Sundaralingam

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

June 2009 to May 2011
SC / CBE / SST / 2009 / 022

Studies on the health status of rice seeds

Dr. K. Prabakar

Assoc. Prof. (Pl.Path)

 

June 2009 to May 2012
SC / CBE / SST / 2010 / 024

Varietal characterization in blackgram

Dr. J. Renugadevi

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

November 2010 to December 2012
SC / CBE / SST / 2010 / 026

Study on biochemical and molecular basis of seed priming in sunflower hybrid

Dr. V. Manonmani

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

 

January 2011 to December 2013
SEED / CBE / SST / RIC / 2014 / 001

Evaluation of anatomical and biochemical causes for seed deterioration in rice genotypes and steps to mitigate the rate of deterioration

Dr. R. Jerlin

Prof. (SST)

September 2014 to April 2015
SEED / CBE / SST / 2013 / 003

Seed invigouration with botanicals and storage studies in pulses

Dr. S. Lakshmi

Asst. Prof. (SST)

October 2013 to September 2015
SEED / CBE / SST / GNT / 2016 / 001

Study on seed priming treatments for improving seed vigour and yield in groundnut

Dr. V. Manonmani

Prof. (SST)

June 2016 to May 2019
SC / CBE / SST / VEG / 2013 / 006

Effect of drying methods on seed generation and storability in chillies

Dr. R. Vijayan

Asst. Prof. (SST)

November 2013 to October 2016
SC / CBE / SST / 2013 / 005

Development of seed longevity model to predict the storability in rice varieties

Dr. C. Menaka

Asst. Prof. (SST)

November 2013 to October 2016
SEED / CBE / SST / WC 2016 / 001
Studies on maximization of seed yield and standardization of seed germination testing procedure in Hedge lucerne
Dr. S. Sundareswaran
Director, Seed Centre
September 2016 to August 2018

Ongoing schemes

S.No. Project (Externally funded) Scientist Name and Designation Project duration Budget (Rs. in lakhs) Funding agency
1. Venture Capital Scheme – Testing of quality parameters of seeds. (PI) Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Prof. & Head (SST)
Dr. R. Jerlin
Professor (SST)
2008 to till date 0.50 Director, ABD
2. GOI-PVP& FRA

Implementation of PVP legislation through DUS testing under ICAR & SAU systems. (PI)

Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Prof. & Head (SST)
Dr. K. Raja
Assoc. Professor (SST) 
2003 to till date 7.25 PPV&FRA, New Delhi
3. Revolving Fund – RF/SST/CBE/002
Implementation of seed enhancement techniques and transfer of technologies to stake holders. (PI)
Dr. P.R. Renganayaki
Prof. & Head (SST)
Dr. J. Renugadevi
Professor (SST)
Dr. R. Jerlin
Professor (SST)Dr. K. Raja
Assoc. Professor (SST)
Dr. D. Thirusendura Selvi, Asst. Professor (SST)
2017-2022 1.00 ICAR

 

Completed schemes

S. No. Project (Externally funded) Scientist Name and Designation Project duration Budget (Rs. in lakhs) Funding agency
1. Development of Mechanized Integrated Seed Coating Technology for Maize and Pearl Millet

 

Dr.P.R.Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

Dr.J.Renugadevi

Assoc. Prof. (SST)

Dr.P.Srimathi
Prof. & Head

June 2008 to May 2010 2.87 Pioneer Hybrid International, Hyderabad
2. Evaluation of DISCO brand seed coating polymer of INCOTEC on major agronomic crops for storability

 

Dr.A.S.Ponnuswamy

Special Officer (Seeds) & Dr.P.Srimathi

Prof. & Head

Dr.V.Manonmani

Assoc. Prof.(SST)

June 2008 to May 2009 1.59 INCOTEC Private Limited, Hyderabad
3. Private funded scheme on “Investigation of seed treatment with shukra formulation on  water stress tolerance in Corn and Wheat” (PI) Dr.R.Jerlin

Prof. (SST)

2009-2010 1.03 M/s. BASF India Ltd., Mumbai
S. No. Project (Externally funded) Scientist Name and Designation Project duration Budget (Rs. in lakhs) Funding agency
4. UGC scheme on ”Genetic purity assessment of commercial seed lots of varieties and hybrids of rice and maize through identification of suitable SSR markers” (PI) Dr.R.Jerlin

Prof. (SST)

2011-2014 6.358 UGC, New Delhi
5. Standardization of seed standards for Tree borne Oilseeds

 

Dr.P.Srimathi
Prof. & Head Dr.P.R.RenganayakiAssoc. Prof. (SST)Dr.J.RenugadeviAssoc. Prof. (SST)
2009-2011 18.00 NOVOD, New Delhi
6. Enhancing storage life of Bamboo seeds Dr.K.Ramamoorthy

Special Officer (Seeds)

Dr.P.R.Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof.(SST)

2010-2012 30.00 GOI (National Bamboo Mission), New Delhi
7. Quality control arrangement on seeds Dr.P.R.Renganayaki

Assoc. Prof.(SST)

2011-2013 75.00 GOI, Ministry of  Agriculture and
Co-operation,
New Delhi
8. ICAR Special Grant Project on “Customizing Nano particles and quantum dots for monitoring live and dead seeds” Dr.N.Natarajan

Prof. (SST) &

Dr.P.Srimathi
Prof. & Head

2008 – 2011 25.00 University Grant (50 crore project), New Delhi, Tamil Nadu
9. Part II Plan Scheme on

“Farmers participatory seed production programme in green manure crops”

Dr.A.Vijayakumar
Professor and HeadDr.P.Selvaraju
Prof.(SST)Dr.J.Renugadevi
Prof. (SST)Dr.S.Lakshm
Asst. Prof. (SST)
2014 – 2015 5.68 State Govt
10. NADP (RKVY) scheme on “Promotion of Quality Seed Production in Green Manures” Dr.P.Selvaraju,
Prof.(SST)Dr.R.Vijayan
Asst. Prof. (SST)
2014 – 2015 3.72 GOI, New Delhi
11. Development  of Infrastructural materials for ITI students in Agricultural sector (Dept of Seed Science & Technology, TNAU, Coimbatore) Dr.K.Vanangamudi

Professor (SST)

Dr.S.Lakshmi

Asst. Prof. (SST)

 

2010- 2011 13.42 National Instructional Media Institute, GOI, Ministry of Labour & Employmen, Chennai
S. No. Project (Externally funded) Scientist Name and Designation Project duration Budget (Rs. in lakhs) Funding agency
12. Development  of Infrastructural materials for both BBBT and advance module (Dept of Seed Science & Technology, TNAU, Coimbatore) Dr.K.Vanangamudi

Professor (SST)

Dr.S.Lakshmi

Asst. Prof. (SST)

 

2010 – 2011 12.44 National Instructional Media Institute, GOI, Ministry of Labour & Employmen, Chennai
13. Development  of technologies for Organic seed production in Vegetables (Dept of Seed Science & Technology, TNAU, Coimbatore) Dr.K.Sundaralingam Professor (SST)

Dr.S.Lakshmi

Asst. Prof. (SST)

 

2012 – 2015 10.39 UGC, New Delhi