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Staff Id : 02967
Name : Dr. S. MURUGAN
Designation : PROFESSOR
Department : GENETICS AND PLANT BREEDING
Qualification : M.Sc(AgBot.),Ph.D.,
Specialization : Heterosis breeding, Molecular plant breeding
Date of Birth : 25-05-1966
Date of Joining : 24-02-1993
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
FF2, M.R. Complex, O.P. Road,
Annamalai Nagar,
Chidambaram.Cuddalore Dist.
9994178666agriman2001@yahoo.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 151
Ph.D. 51


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 22625-3
Conducted --14-7


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 362000000
Ongoing 3-2000000
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
31 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
36 12 - - 1 -

List of Publications - National
R Anandan, Rohini Srivastava, S Murugan and M Prakash, "Sonication and vacuum infiltration assisted genetic transformation in bhendi [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench] using cry2Aa gene for pest resistance.", Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Volume 8, Number 3, Jun 2019, pp. 1-2. 2019.
VISWANATHAN Dhiviya Bharathi , JAYACHANDRAN Padmanaban , SRINIVASAN Rameshkumar 3and SUBRAMANIAN Murugan , "Effect of Postharvest Treatments on Vase Life of Gerbera (Gerbera Jamesonii).", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research, Volume 6, Number 6, Jun 2019, pp. 1-5. 2019.
B Priyadharshini, M Prakash, M Vignesh, S Murugan, R Anandan, "Multivariate analysis of sesame genotypes under saline stress..", Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, Volume 52, Number 6, Jan 2018, pp. 708-711. 2018.
Narayanan,R and Murugan,S., "Genetic Divergence and Stability Analysis in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L. ).", International Journal of Current Agricultural Research, Volume 2, Number 11, 2013, pp. 16-19. 2013.
Narayanan,R and Murugan,S., "Studies on variability and heritability in sesame (Sesamum indicum L. ).", International Journal of Current Agricultural Research, Volume 2, Number 11, 2013, pp. 52-55. 2013.
Joshi,J.L and S.Murugan., "Studies on gene action in bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus L.Moench).", International Journal of Development Research, Volume 3, Number 3, 2012, pp. 1-3. 2012.
Joshi,J.L and S.Murugan., "Combining ability and heterosis for fruit yield and its contributing characters in bhendi (Abelmoschus esculentus L.Moench) .", Asian Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 3, Number 11, 2012, pp. 1-3. 2012.
Subramanian, A., Murugan,S., "Assessment of stability over environment in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutumL.).", Plant Archives, Volume 11, Number 2, 2011, pp. 1135-1141. 2011.
Subramanian, A., Murugan,S., "AMMI analysis of some upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) for yield.", Plant Archives, Volume 11, Number 2, 2011, pp. 1165-1168. 2011.
Murugan, S and J.Padmanaban and S.Manirajan, "Genetic variability and heritability studies in F2 and F3 generations of QPM and Non-QPM maize crosses.", International Journal of Plant Sciences, (January to June, 2010), Volume 5, Number 1, 2010, pp. 290-293. 2010.
Murugan,S and M.Venkatesan , J.Padmanaban and M.Priyadarshini, "Heterosis and combining ability in Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench for some important biometrical traits.", International Journal of Plant Sciences, (January to June, 2010) , Volume 5, Number 1, 2010, pp. 1-1. 2010.
Murugan,S., J.Padmanaban and M.Priyadarshini, "Combining ability studies in Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench..", Crop Research, Volume 1, Number 1, 2009, pp. 1-1. 2009.
Murugan,S and R.Balamurugan, "Effectiveness and efficiency of chemical mutagens in blackgram (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper).", International Journal of Plant Sciences, (January to June, 2010), Volume 5, Number 1, 2009, pp. 1-1. 2009.
Murugan,S and R.Balamurugan, "Induced Mutations for yield contributing characters in blackgram (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper).", Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Crop Improvement strategies for sustainable Agriculture in the Dept. of Agri. Botany, Faculty of Agricullture, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamilnadu, Volume 1, Number 1, Mar 2009, pp. 1-1. March 5 and March 6 2009.
Subramanian,A. and S.Murugan, "Recent Trends in Pulses in Tamil Nadu- An Overview.", Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Advances in Legumes Research’, Dept. of Agri. Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, India, Volume 1, Number 1, Mar 2008, pp. 1-1. March 6 and March 7, 2008.
Sunil Kumar,B., Murugan, S. and M.Prakash, "Genetic Analysis for Physiological Traits in Mungbean (Vigna radiata L. wilczek).", Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Advances in Legumes Research’, Dept. of Agri. Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, India, Volume 1, Number 1, 2008, pp. 1-1. 2008.
Venkatesan, M., Y.Anbuselvam, S.Murugan and K.Palaniraja, "Heterosis for yield, its components and grain traits in rice (Oryza sativa L.).", Oryza, Volume 45, Number 1, 2008, pp. 76-78. 2008.
Tirugnanakumar, S., K.A.Inasi, M.Prakash and S.Murugan, "Studies on genetic diversity in naturally distributed populations of Gamborg tree (Garcinia gummi-gutta L.) of Central Kerala..", Proceedings of the National Consultation Workshop on Agrobiodiversity Hotspots and Access and Benefit Sharing . Organised by the National Biodiversity Authority and PPV & FRA and Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Volume 1, Number 1, Jul 2007, pp. 1-1. 2007.
Suganthi, S. and S.Murugan, "Variability studies in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.).", Crop Research, Volume 33, Number 1,2 & 3, 2007, pp. 195-197. 2007.
Suganthi, S. and S.Murugan and M.Venkatesan, "D2 analysis in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.).", Legume Research, Volume 30, Number 2, 2007, pp. 145-147. 2007.
Murugan, S. and J.Ganesan, "Pollen and spikelet fertility analysis in rice crosses involving WA cytosteriles.", Crop Research, Volume 31, Number 1, 2006, pp. 147-149. 2006.
Murugan, S. and J.Ganesan, "Comining abilty studies in rice.", Journal of Interacademia, Volume 10, Number 1, 2006, pp. 1-4. 2006.
Murugan, S. and J.Ganesan, "Generation mean analysis in rice (Oryza sativa L.) crosses utilizing WA cytosteriles.", Plant Archives, Volume 6, Number 1, 2006, pp. 165-167. 2006.
Anbuselvam,Y.,S.Murugan,R.Elangaimannan,P.Karthikeyan and J.Ganesan, "Genetic diversity in sunflower (Helianthus annuus ).", Proceedings of the National Seminar on RMSA , Volume 1, Number 1, 2005, pp. 44-46. 2005.
Thirumurugan.T., S. Murugan, K. Saravannan, Y. Anbuselvam and J. Ganesan, "correlation and Path – coefficent analysis in egg plant (solanum melongena L.).", AURA, Volume 20, Number 1, 1999, pp. 23-28. 1999.
Thangavel,P., S. Murugan, Y. Anbuselvam and J. Ganesan, "Variability and correlation studies in green gram (Vigna radiata L. Wilcezk ).", AURA, Volume 20, Number 1, 1999, pp. 29-32. 1999.
Thirumurugan, T., S. Murugan, K. Saravanan, Y. Anbuselvam and J. Ganesan, "Studies on gentetic divergence analysis in egg plant.", AURA, Volume 20, Number 1, 1999, pp. 17-22. 1999.
Anbuselvam,Y., N. Manivannan, S.Murugan, P. Thangavel and J. Ganesan, "Variability studies in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. walp.).", Legume Research, Volume 23, Number 4, 1998, pp. 279-280. 1998.
Murugan,S., Y. Anbuselvam, P. Thangavel and J. Ganesan, "Meiotic studies in Sesbania rostrata.", AURA, Volume 18, Number 1, 1997, pp. 94-96. 1997.
Prakash, M., G. Jagadesswaran, S. Murugan and J. Ganesan, "Effect of seed treatment on germination and seedling attributes in seasame.", Seasame and Safflower News Letter, Volume 10, Number 1, 1995, pp. 55-57. 1995.
Arumugam Pillai, M., J. Ramalingam, C.S. Sridharan,S. Murugan and C. Vanniarajan, "Stability analysis for seed yield and its components in sunflower hybrids..", Annals of Agriculture Research, Volume 16, Number 4, 1995, pp. 73-75. 1995.
Arumugam Pillai, M., M. Subramanian and S. Murugan, "Correlation studies in M3 and M4 generations of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.)..", Legume Research, Volume 18, Number 4, 1995, pp. 235-240. 1995.
Murugan, S. and M. Arumugam Pillai, "Mitochondrial DNA and Protein differences in normal and cytoplasmic male sterile lines in Sorghum bicolor.", Journal of Mendel, Volume 10, Number 1, 1993, pp. 51-51. 1993.
Arumugam Pillai, M., M. Subramanian and S. Murugan, "Effectiveness and efficiency of gamma rays and EMS of chlorophyll mutants in upland rice.", Annmalai University Agriculture Research, Volume 14, Number 3, 1993, pp. 302-305. 1993.
Arumugam Pillai, M., M. Subramanian and S. Murugan., "Effectiveness and efficiency of gamma rays and EMS and viable mutants in upland rice.", Journal of Mendel, Volume 10, Number 1, 1993, pp. 27-28. 1993.
Murugan,S. and M. Subramanian, "Variability studies for polygenic traits in M3 and M4 generations of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.).", Crop Research, Volume 6, Number 2, 1993, pp. 264-269. 1993.
List of Publications - International
Vignesh Mohanavel, Anbu selvam Yesudhas, Anket Sharma, Anandan Ramasamy, Prakash Muthu, Arjuna Samy, Murugan Subramanian and Ramakrishnan Muthusamy, "Haplotype and diversity analysis of indigenous rice for salinity tolerance in early-stage seedling using simple sequence repeat markers.", Biotechnology Reports, Volume 31, Number e00666, Aug 2021, pp. 25-30. 2021.
Thirumalai, R. and S.Murugan, "Correlation and path analysis for yield, yield components and mungbean yellow mosaic virus disease score in blackgram (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper).", International Journal of Botany Studies, Volume 6, Number 2, Apr 2021, pp. 679-684. 2021.
Thirumalai R, A.J. Nainu, S. Murugan and K. Palaniraja. , "Studies on genetic divergence analysis of eggplant (Solanummelongena L.) genotypes under coastal saline conditions.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, 2020, pp. 1752-1754. 2020.
6. Malarkodi,A., S Murugan, R Anandan, R Thirumalai, J Padmanaban, "Assessment of genetic diversity for yellow mosaic virus resistance in blackgram cultivars based on molecular and morphological studies.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, 2020, pp. 1153-1163. 2020.
Thirumalai,R. and S.Murugan, "Multivariate analysis in blackgram (Vignamungo (l.) hepper) genotypes for mungbean yellow mosaic virus (MYMV) resistance.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, 2020, pp. 2473-2480. 2020.
Thirumalai,R. and S.Murugan, "Variability studies on blackgram (vignamungo (l.) hepper) genotypes for mungbean yellow mosaic virus (MYMV) resistance.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 1, 2020, pp. 2535-2539. 2020.
Nainu A.J., S. Murugan, N. Senthil Kumar and D. John Christopher, "Principal component analysis for yield contributing traits in mungbean [vignaradiata(l.) wilczek] genotypes.", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 2, 2020, pp. 3585-3590. 2020.
Nainu,AJ., S.Murugan, "Screening of mungbean [Vignaradiata (L.) wilczek] genotypes under field condition for resistance against mungbean yellow mosaic virus (MYMV).", Plant Archives, Volume 20, Number 2, 2020, pp. 6867-6871. 2020.
39. K.V. Deepak, J. Johnny Subakar Ivin, G. Sathiya Narayanan, M. Prakash, S. Murugan and R. Anandan, "Efficient plant regeneration and histological evaluations of regenerants through organogenesis and somatic embryogenesis in Spermacoce hispida L.—An underutilized medicinally important plant.", Industrial Crops and Products, Volume 134, Number 1, Mar 2019, pp. 292-302. 2019.
36. S. Jeevitha, R. Karthikeyan, M. Vignesh, A. Malarkodi, R. Tirumalai, A. J. Nainu, R. Anandan, M. Prakash, S.Murugan, "Estimation of Morphological and Molecular Genetic Diversity in Blackgram [Vigna Mungo (L.) Hepper] Under YMV Hotspot Regime..", Horticultural Biotechnology Research, Volume 4, Number 3463, 2018, pp. 6-9. 2018.
38. R. Karthikeyan, R. Thirumalai, A. J. Nainu, V. Divyabharathi, R. Narayanan, S.Murugan, "Studies on Genetic Diversity in Vigna mungo L. Hepper in YMV Hotspot.", Horticultural Biotechnology Research, Volume 4, Number 3493, 2018, pp. 39-42. 2018.
37. R. Anandan, K. V. Deepak, T. Deenathayalan, M. Vignesh, B. Priyadharshini, S.Murugan, M. Prakash., "Efficient in Vitro Organogenesis and Plantlets Regeneration in Sesame (Sesamum indicum L.).", Horticultural Biotechnology Research , Volume 4, Number 1, Apr 2018, pp. 1-5. 2018.
List of Book Published
M. Prakash and S. Murugan, Legumes : Their Production, Improvement and Protection , New Delhi: Satish Serial publications, 81-89304-70-4 , pp. 1-380. Mar 2009.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Holistic Mediscan International Journal (2009-2010) - 1
Member Indian Science Congress (2007) - 1
The Hind Agri-Horti. Society , Muzzaffarnagar, U.P., India. - 11
Life member and Regional Representative of Tamilnadu Plant Breeders Forum, (TNAU) Coimbatore, Tamilnadu - 111
Genetics Society, Faculty of Agriculture - 111
Fellow of Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi - 111
List of Awards
Co-P.I "Green Super Rice for Tamil Nadu: Assessing Multiple Abiotic & Biotic Stress Tolerance and Yield Potency Under Varying Environment for Sustaining Pioduction and Ensuring Nutritional Integrit - Annamalai university RUSA 2,0 - 2022
Visiting Professor- Department of Biomedical Sciences Research Institute , - University of Ulster ,UK - 2022
Principal Investigator -Evaluation of the Bio-efficacy and phyto toxicity of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (MT254849) against late blight of potato - Coromandel International Ltd. - 2022
Principal Investigator- Evaluation of the Bio-efficacy and phyto toxicity of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (MT254849) against Root knot nematode of tomato - Coromandel International Ltd. - 2022
Principal Investigator - Powdery mildew studies in OKRA using Azadirachtin formulations - Coromandel International Ltd. - 2022
Yellow Mosaic Virus Tolerance in Greengram - DST PURSE -II - 2018
CO-P.I Efficacy trials with Modulin on the expression ,growth ,development and yield of rice crop - T-stanes and company Ltd.,Coimbatore - 2017
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR XIIthplan project â,œ Molecular Marker validation for yellow Mosaic Virus resistance in diverse germplasm of Blackgram - UGC - 2017
Dy. Co-ordinator Special Assistance programme-phase II - UGC - 2014
Dy. Co-ordinator ,Special Assistance programmeâ,“Phase I - UGC - 2009
Visiting Professor- Department of Horticulture - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, U.S.A - 2015
Tamilnadu Agricultural University Merit scholarship - Tamilnadu Agricultural Universit - 1987