Scientific Staff

Dr. Swarna Ronanki

Dr. Swarna Ronanki

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

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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. and Behera, U.K. 2019. Effect of conservation agricultural practices and nitrogen management on soil properties. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 89 (7): 1185–1189
  • Swarna, R., Behera, U.K., Shivay, Y.S., Pandey, R.N., Naresh Kumar, S. and Pandey R. 2018. Effect of conservation agricultural practices and nitrogen management on growth, physiological indices, yield and nutrient uptake of soybean (Glycine max). Indian Journal of Agronomy 63 (1): 82 – 86
  • Jarolimek, J., Pavlik, J., Kholova, J. and Swarna R. 2019. Data preprocessing for agricultural simulations. Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, 11(1): 49-53
  • Swarna, R. and Behera, U.K. 2018. Effect of Tillage, Crop Residues and Nitrogen Management Practices on Growth Performance and Soil Microbial Parameters in Wheat. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences7(1): 845-858.
  • Swarna, R. Leela Rani, P., Madhavi, A., Sreenivas, G. and Raji Reddy, D. 2017. Dry Matter Accumulation, Partitioning and Nitrogen Uptake of Transplanted Rice under Varied Plant Densities and Nitrogen Levels. Chemical Science Review and Letters. 6(23): 1975-1979

Other professional activities:

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

Dr Swarna Ronanki