Scientific Staff

Dr. Mohan Yadao Samdur

Dr. Mohan Yadao Samdur

Discipline: Plant Breeding | Designation: Principal Scientist | At DSR Since: 2009

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Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
Ph.D (Genetics) IARI, New Delhi 1996 Plant Breeding, Genetics and Statistics
M. Sc Genetics IARI, New Delhi 1990 Plant Breeding, Genetics and Statistics
B. Sc (Agri) Dr. PDKV, Akola 1987 Agriculture

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Principal Scientist ICAR Directorate of Sorghum Research, Hyderabad, posted at Centre on Rabi Sorghum, Solapur 05-8-2009 till date  
Senior Scientist ICAR IARI, Regional Station, Indore 5-4-2003 to 31-7-2009 6 years 4 months

Current responsibilities:

  • Development of varieties and hybrids suitable for rabi adapted situation

Recent 3 major contributions:

  • Evaluation of Advanced breeding genotypes and germplasm of rabi sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) under different soil depths and irrigated conditions using weighted geometric mean index (M.Y. Samdur, R. Madhusudhana, K.K. Sharma, P. D. Patroti and M. Elangovan).

Recent awards and recognitions:

  • ICAR Awards for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agriculture and Allied Sciences 2009-2010 on 16 July 2012.

Current collaborative activities:


Recent most significant publications:

  • Patroti Parashuram, Sharma K K, and M. Y. Samdur. 2018. Assessment of magnitude of heterosis in double and single crosses over their parental lines in post-rainy sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) Contemporary Research in India Special issue: National Seminar”Recent Trends in Plant Sciences and Agricultureal Research (PSAR. Jan 2018, 257-261
  • Kumar N., Ajay B. C., Dagla M. C., Rathanakumar A. L., Lal C., Radhakrishnan T., Samdur M.Y., Mathur R.K., Manivel P., Makwana A. D. and Chikani B. M.2018a. Evaluation of Spanish bunch advanced breeding lines for fresh seed dormancy in groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L) Crop Improv., 6: 9-12.
  • Kumar N., Ajay B. C., Dagla M. C., Rathanakumar A. L.,Radhakrishnan T., Samdur M. Y., Mathur R. K.,Manivel P., Lal C., Makwana A. D. and Chikani B. M.2018b. Identification of Spanish bunch advanced breeding lines having fresh seed dormancy ingroundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.). Progressive Research-An, 13: 19-23.
  • Narendra Kumar, B. C. Ajay, M. C. Dagla, A. L. Rathnakumar, T. Radhakrishnan, C. Lal, M. Y. Samdur, 2019 Multi-environment evaluation of Spanish bunch groundnut genotypes for fresh seed dormancy Indian J. Genet., 79(3) 572-582
  • Abstract
  • Kuldeep Sharma, Indrakant Das, Parashuram Patroti, Mohan Samdur and Vilas Tonapi 2019. Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid. The cause of seedling blight and charcoal rot of sorghum and its management in India.XIX International Plant Protection Congress IPPC 2019, 10-14 November 2019, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Dr. Mohan Yadao Samdur