Scientific Staff

Dr. Srividhya, S

Dr. Srividhya, S

Discipline: Plant Physiology | Designation: Scientist | At IIMR Since: 2019


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Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute / University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
Ph D Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2018 Plant Stress Physiology; Postharvest Physiology and Plant Nutrition
M.Sc. (Ag) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2014 Crop Physiology
B. Tech Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2011 Biotechnology

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Scientist ICAR Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad 02 Dec 2019 to till date
Scientist ICAR Professional Attachment Training at ICRISAT, Hyderabad 12-11-2018 to 15-02-2019 3 months
Scientist ICAR ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, A & N Islands 04.10.2018 to 30.11.2019 1 year 2 months
Scientist ICAR National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad 02.07.2018 to 29.09.2018 3 months

Current responsibilities:

  • Co-investigator in sub component-III of the DBT network project on millets on ‘Genetic Enhancement studies of Finger millet, Barnyard millet, Little millet, Kodo and Proso millet” (project status: approved).
  • In-charge Plant Physiology lab

Recent major contributions:

  • Nil

Recent awards and recognitions:

  • Gold Medal under Dr. D.R.Thirunavukkarasau Award for best outstanding PhD student of the University, TNAU, Coimbatore, 2019
  • Gold Medal under Hon’bl Dr. J.Jayalalitha Award Outstanding Research Scholar Award for Women Student in PhD, TNAU, Coimbatore, 2019

Current collaborative activities:

  • Nil

Relevant experiences

    Stress physiology of plants, phenotyping for abiotic stress and postharvest physiology

Recent most significant publications:

    Journal papers
  • Journal papers Jaiasankar I., S. Srividhya, B. Augustine Jerard, Nabanita Ganguly and Manasseh Moses, E. 2020. Seed microstructures of Andaman Padauk (Pterocarpus dalbergoides): a preview. Current Science. In press.
    Books and book chapters
  • Srividhya, S. and Nidhi Rialch. 2020. Role of rhizobacteria in alleviating salt stress. In: Molecular Aspects of Plant Beneficial Microbes in Agriculture. Eds: Vivek Sharma, Richa Salwan, Laith Khalil, Tawfeeq Al-Ani. Elsevier Academic Press, 454p.
  • Kiran, KR and Srividhya, S. 2019. Coastal soil problems, their implications on plant growth and management. In: An Overview of Integrated Farming Systems of Coastal India. Eds. B Gangaiah, Pooja Bohra, Harsha Haridas, PA Bala, K Sakthivel, SK Zamir Ahmed, N Bommayasamy, K Saravanan, SK Singh and TP Swarnam. 1-189 p. ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Conference papers
  • S. Srividhya, P. Jeyakumar, V. Rajeshwari. 2019. 1-MCP induced changes in banana under postharvest storage conditions. In: proceedings of abstracts of National conference in Plant Physiology.

Other professional activities

  • Life member, Indian Society of Plant Physiology
  • Life member, Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life member, Indian Society of millets

Dr. Srividhya, S