Training Organized / Conducted

Training Organized / Conducted

Trainings / Seminars conducted during 2018-19

Sl. No. Date Training/

Seminar Title


( lakhs)

Funding source Category of participants* Number of participants
1. 25.02.19-26.02.19 NMOOP Sponsored training on “Update on sesame production technologies for higher profit to extension officials and input dealers” 0.36 NMOOP Extension officials 50

Note; * Scientists / Officials/ Farmers, etc.

Trainings / Seminars attended by TNAU Scientists

Sl. No. Name of the Training / Seminars and venue From Date


Name and Designation  of participants
1. ICAR Winter School on “Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Diseases of Field Crops, Horticultural and Medicinal Plants” at UAS,  Dharwad 07.12.18 – 27.12.18 Dr.B. Meena

Assoc. Professor (Pathology)

2. CAFT on “Recent Advances in Agricultural Bioinformatics: Big Data Analytics Perspectives” at IASRI, New Delhi 14.11.18 – 04.12.18 Dr.G. Senthilraja

Asst. Professor (Pathology)

3. National symposium on “Doubling Farmers Income through Agronomic Interventions Under Changing Scenario” at MPUAT, Udaipur Rajasthan 24.10.18 – 26.10.18 Dr.C.Harisudan

Asst. Professor (Agr)

4. Tamil Can Do – National Tamil Conference3 at KRISAT, Madurai 10.10.18 –


Dr. P.Indiragandhi



5. International Symposium on Innovations and Advancements in Agriculture and Plant Sciences (IAAPS 2018) at DSAC, Perambalur 25.05.2018 Dr. A. Mahalingam

Asst. Professor (PBG)

6. Faculty Sensitization Workshop on ‘Triggering Innovations in Research”at CPMB&B, TNAU, Coimbatore 05.10.2018 Dr. A. Mahalingam

Asst. Professor (PBG)


7. Training Workshop on

“Systematic Plant Breeding Approaches – Transforming Field Data to Publications” at CPBG, TNAU, Coimbatore

13.02.2019- 15.02.2019 Dr. A. Mahalingam

Asst. Professor (PBG)


Prize for Best seminar paper / poster presentation received by individuals

Sl.No. Date Title of paper and Name of the seminar Names of the Authors Prize
1. 10.10.18 -11.10.18 “Tamil Can Do” National Tamil seminar on Ariviyal Thamizhil Velanmai-3 held at KRISAT, Usilampatti, Madurai. P. Indiragandhi


Best oral presentation award

Inputs produced by TNAU departments/stations/colleges and distributed to farmers / other agencies -2018-19

Crop Category of seed Quantity (Quintals) Value


Groundnut TFL 2995 kg 617150
Sesame TFL 495 68025
Cashew Grafts 20117 Nos. 482808
Jack Grafts 6325 Nos. 316250
Ornamental plants Cuttings 33 Nos. 495
Green manure (specify) Sunhemp TFL 366 21960
Total 45,68,847.00

Laboratory services provided to farmers and other stakeholders

Name of the Department:

Sl. No. Name of the analysis Number of samples analysed Amount



1 Soil samples
2 Water samples
3 Pesticide samples
4 Pesticide Residue analyses
5 Fertiliser samples
6 Organic products
7 Any other products (Specify)


  • Meena, B. and Rajamani, K. 2018. Pseudomonas fluorescens mediated systemic resistance in Gloriosa superba against Macrophomina root rot. Medicinal Plants, 10(1) : 17-22 (NAAS : 5.12).
  • Meena, B., Indiragandhi, P. and Ushakumari, R. 2018. Screening of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) germplasm against major diseases. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 1: 1466-1468 (NAAS : 5.21).
  • Meena, B. and Indiragandhi, P. 2018. Integrated pest and disease management in groundnut. Multilogic in Science, 7: 397-399 (NAAS : 5.20).
  • Meena, B. 2018. Biological management of root rot disease in Solanum nigrum. Advances in Research, 14(6): 1-6 (NAAS : 4.80).
  • Meena, B. 2018. Bacillus subtilis mediated systemic resistance in chillies against Colletotrichum capsici. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci., 7 (5): 1542-1547 (NAAS : 5.38).
  • Senthilraja, G. 20×18. Analysis of variation in virulence of Beauveriabassiana against insect pests of pigeonpea using qPCR.  Journal of Basic Microbiology, 58(3) (NAAS : 7.58).
  • Indiragandhi, P. and B.Meena. (2018). Eco-feast crop plants for insect pest management in groundnut. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry.  SP1: 1469-1474 (NAAS : 5.53).
  • Sivagami, B., Manivannan, P. and Parthipan, T. 2018. Effect of Residue Management and Split Application of Nitrogen on Low Land Rice. Multilogic in Science, Vol. VII. Special Issue ICAAASTSD – 2018. p. 192-193 (NAAS : 5.20).
  • Mahalingam A, V.K. Satya, N. Manivannan, S. Lakshmi Narayanan and P. Sathya. 2018. Inheritance of Mungbean Yellow Mosaic Virus Disease Resistance in Greengram [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek].  International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 7 (1): 880-885 (NAAS : 5.38).
  • Mahalingam A, N. Manivannan, S. Lakshmi Narayanan and S. Sowmya Sree. 2018. AMMI analysis of phenotypic stability in greengram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) genotypes over seasons. Crop Research, 53 (3 & 4): 131–134 (NAAS : 4.60).
  • Mahalingam A, Manivannan N, Ragul S and Lakshmi Narayanan S. 2018.  Genetic divergence among greengram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek) germplasm collections. Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 9 (1): 350–354 (NAAS : 4.97).
  • Mahalingam A, N. Manivannan, S. Lakshmi Narayanan and S. M. Indhu.  2018. Genetic analysis on genotype x environment interaction for seed yield in greengram (Vigna radiata (L.) Wilczek). Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 9 (1): 332 – 335 (NAAS : 4.97).
  • NMOOP Sponsored training on “Update on sesame production technologies for higher profit to extension officials and input dealers”
  • NMOOP Sponsored training on “Update on groundnut production technologies for higher profit to extension officials and input dealers”