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Staff Id : 12095
Name : Dr. S.M. SURESH KUMAR (Deputed)
Designation : ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department : AGRONOMY
Qualification : M.Sc(Agri),Ph.D.,
Specialization : Weed management and Agricultural Meteorology
Date of Birth : 07-04-1974
Date of Joining : 31-03-2006
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
Dept. of Agronomy,
Faculty of Agriculture
Annamalai University
9443292203kumarsureka1974@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 81
Ph.D. 01


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 451115312
Conducted 11--1


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 43Rs.10.66 lakhs
Ongoing 21Rs.27.09 lakhs
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
17 Years2 Years
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
14 29 17 10 5 -

List of Publications - National
G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar,S.Ramesh Kumar, K.Latha and N.V.Murugesan , "Effect of Modulin (biostimulant) on growth and yield of okra ( Abelmoschus esculentus L ) under lowered NPK fertilizers..", Pestology , Volume XLV, Number 9, Sep 2021, pp. 21-27. September .
G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar,K.Latha and N.V.Murugesan, "Effect of fytovita (bio stimulant ) on growth, development and yield of Tomato.", Pestology, Volume XLIII, Number 8, Aug 2019, pp. 34-38. 2019.
G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar, N.Ramesh, G.B.Sudhakar rao, S.Elankavi, k.Latha , N.V.Murugesan, "Effect of fytovita (bio stimulant ) on growth and yield attributes of lowland rice.", Pestology, Volume XLIII, Number 9, Aug 2019, pp. 21-26. 2019.
G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar,S.Ramesh Kumar, S.Ramesh, C.T.Sathappan , K.Latha and N.V.Murugesan , ". Effect of soil application of Activ ORG on the growth, yield and quality of tomato(Solanum lycopersicum L.), .", Pestology , Volume XLIII , Number 11, Sep 2019, pp. 17-22. 2019.
G.Baradhan G.Kuppuswamy M.Ganapathy and S.M.Sureshkumar, "Effect of seed dressing and foliar application of phyto hormone and micro nutrients on the yield parameters and seed yield of sunflower for Cauvery Delta Zone .", Agriculture Journal, Golden jubilee special issue(2008), Volume 1, Number XXIII, Aug 2008, pp. 17-20. 2008.
S.M. Suresh kumar and A.Sundari, "Influence of off-season soil Solarization on the weed control microbial population and pod yield of groundnut.", Agriculture Journal, Golden jubilee special issue, Volume XXIII, Number 1, Aug 2008, pp. 21-24. 2008.
S.Kalaisudarson S.M.Sureshkumar And A.Sundari, "Effect of integrated weed management on weed dynamics and seed cotton yield..", Bulletin on Agricultural Science, Vol. IV, pp.23-25, 2006. , Volume IV, Number 6, May 2006, pp. 23-25. 2006.
S.M. Suresh kumar and A.Sundari, "Influence of DAP and phosphobacteria on growth and yield of Blackgram under rice – fallow condition.", Journal Ecobiology, Volume 16, Number 1, Mar 2004, pp. 75-77. 2004.
R.Vedharethinam S.Kalaisudarson A. Sundari and S.M. Suresh kumar, "Economic of Integrated Weed Management Practices in Sunflower Based Intercropping System.", Indian Journal of Weed Science, Volume 36, Number 3&4, May 2004, pp. 308-309. 2004.
S.M. Suresh kumar and A.Sundari, "The Effect of major nutrients and crop-weed competition period in Hybrid Maize (Cargill ).", Journal Ecobiology, Volume Vol. 15 , Number 5, Mar 2003, pp. 355-358. 2003.
S.M. Suresh kumar and A.Sundari, "Influence of weed competition on weed biomass and nutrient removal.", Journal Ecobiology, Volume Vol. 15 , Number 6, Mar 2003, pp. 473-475. 2003.
S.M. Suresh kumar S.V.Suresh kumar Reddy and A.Sundari, "Evaluation of Suitable Weed Management Programme in Hybrid Maize.", Indian Journal of Weed Science, Volume 34 , Number 3&4, Apr 2002, pp. 307-308. 2002.
S.M. Suresh kumar and A.Sundari, "Indian Journal of Weed Science, .", Indian Journal of Weed Science, Volume 34, Number 3&4, May 2002, pp. 309-310. 2002.
A. Sundari and S.M. Suresh kumar, "Crop- Weed Competition in Sorghum.", Indian Journal of Weed Science, Volume 34 , Number 3&4, May 2002, pp. 311-312. 2002.
List of Publications - International
G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar and G.Sathyanarayanan, "Effect of 5 MIN on growth and yield attributes of rice grown under saline condition.", Research Journal of Agricultural Science, Volume 12 , Number 2, 2021, pp. 448-452. 2021.
R.Suganya, SMSuresh Kumar, G.Baradhan, and G.Sathyanarayanan, "Effect of sulphur application with organic foliar nutrition on yield attributes and yield of irrigated black gram,.", Research Journal of Agricultural Science,, Volume 12 , Number 3, Jan 2021, pp. 923-925. 2021.
35. R.Suganya, SMSuresh Kumar, G.Baradhan, and G.Sathyanarayanan, "35. R.Suganya, SMSuresh Kumar, G.Baradhan, and G.Sathyanarayanan. Effect of sulphur application with organic foliar nutrition on growth attributes of irrigated black gram.", Research Journal of Agricultural Science, Volume 12 , Number 3, Jan 2021, pp. 916-919. 2021.
M.Prakash, A.Georgin Ophelia, G.Sathyanarayanan, R.Anandan, G.Baradhan and S.M.Suresh Kumar, " Effect of organic seed pelleting on seedling, quality, gas exchange, growth, yield and resultant seed quality parameters of blackgram.", Legume Research, Volume 43, Number 2, Apr 2020, pp. 221-228. April.
M.S. Bagavathi, G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar and S. Arivudainambi, "Effect of different crop establishment methods on rice (Oryza stativa).", Plant archives, Volume 20, Number Sub. 2, Jul 2020, pp. 3416-3422. 2020.
M.S. Bagavathi, G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar and S. Arivudainambi, "Influence of different rice establishment methods and weed management practices on growth and yield of rice.", Plant archives, Volume 20, Number 1, Apr 2020, pp. 2937-2941. 2020.
M.S. Bagavathi, G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar and S. Arivudainambi, "Effect of different crop establishment methods and weed management practices on weeds in rice.", Plant archives, Volume 20, Number 2, Oct 2020, pp. 6564-6568. 2020.
S.M.Suresh Kumar,G.Baradhan,V.Saravanan,P.Sudhakar and S.Manimaran., "Influence of different granular organic manures with in organic fertilizers for increasing the yield of hybrid maize (Zea mays L.), .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 368-371. 2019.
G.Baradhan,S.M.Sureshkumar , A.Muthamizharashi, S.Manimaran and P.Sudhakar , "Studies on graded dose of NPK with different granular organic manures on growth attributes of lowland rice.", Plant archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 364-367. 2019.
S.M.Suresh Kumar, G.Baradhan, S.Ramesh, S.Elankavi, and G.B.Sudhagar Rao. , "Biostimulant foliar application on the yield attributes of blackgram,.", International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, (IJRAR), , Volume 6, Number 1, Feb 2019, pp. 239-243. 2019.
G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar, S.Elankavi,S.Ramesh and G.B.Sudhagar Rao, "of biostimulants foliar nutrition on the growth attributes of blackgram .", Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry,, Volume 8, Number 2, Mar 2019, pp. 500-502. 2019.
S.Ramesh, G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar, S.Jawahar and K.Suseendran . , "Influence of gibberellic on productivity, nutrient uptake and post harvest soil available nutrient status in lowland rice .", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR) , Volume 6, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 670-674. 2019.
N.Ramesh, G. Baradhan and S. M. Suresh Kumar. , "Soil moisture sensor based drip irrigation on sugarcane at different fertilizer levels .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 808-812. 2019.
G.B.Sudhagar Rao, G.Baradhan,S.M.Suresh Kumar,R.Rex Immanuel and S.Ramesh, "Influence of integrated nutrient management practices on growth and yield of rice –green gram cropping systems, .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 441-443. 2019.
S.Manimaran, M.Saravanan, P.Sudhakar, G.Baradhan and S.M.Suresh Kumar, "Studies on influemce of activated EM enriched composts on productivity enhancement in hybrid maize (Zea mays L.), .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 314-317. 2019.
P.Sudhakar, V.Sakthivel, S.Manimaran, G.Baradhan and S.M.Suresh Kumar, "Impact of integrated nutrient management systems on soil physical properties and productivity enhancement in maize (Zea mays L.) .", Plant Archives, Volume 19, Number 1, Jan 2019, pp. 309-313. 2019.
S.Ramesh, M.Ganapathy, G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar and N.Sumathira, "Influence of organic manures on productivity, nutrient uptake and soil fertility of rice in Cauvery delta zone of Tamil Nadu, .", International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, (IJRAR), , Volume 5, Number 4, Dec 2018, pp. 317-321. 2018.
S.Ramesh, M.Ganapathy, G.Baradhan, S.M.Suresh Kumar and N.Sumathira, "Effect of organic sources of nutrient on growth and yield attributing characteristics and yield of transplanted rice in Cauvery delta zone, .", International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews, (IJRAR), , Volume 5, Number 4, Dec 2018, pp. 8-14. 2018.
S. M. Suresh Kumar and G. Baradhan, "Effect of different sources of organic manure granules on the growth of hybrid maize .", Plant Archives, Volume 18, Number 2, Oct 2018, pp. 1401-1404. 2018.
S.Ramesh kannan, S.Manimaran, G.Baradhan and S.M.Suresh Kumar, "Effect of post emergence herbicides on growth and yield of transplanted rice.", Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (JETIR) , Volume 5, Number 5, May 2018, pp. 859-862. 2018.
G.Baradhan and S. M. Suresh Kumar. , "Studies on the effect of integrated nutrient management in yield of maize .", Plant Archives, Volume 18, Number 2, Oct 2018, pp. 1795-1800. 2018.
G.Baradhan and S. M. Suresh Kumar, "Integrated use of organic and graded levels of inorganic fertilizers for hybrid maize production in Cauvery delta zone.", Plant Archives, Volume 18, Number 2, Oct 2018, pp. 1301-1305. 2018.
S. M. Suresh Kumar and G. Baradhan, "Effect of organic manures on the growth and yield of Rice under system of rice intensification ..", Plant Archives, Volume 13, Number 2, Oct 2013, pp. 1009-1011. 2013.
G. Baradhan and S. M. Suresh Kumar, "Studies on the effect of agro industrial solid waste on growth attributes of transplanted rice in Cauvery Delta.", Plant Archives , Volume 13 Apr 2013, pp. 1085-1088. , Number 1, Apr 2013, pp. 1085-1088. 2013.
S. M. Suresh Kumar and G. Baradhan, "Effect of organic manures on the growth and yield of Rice under system of rice intensification.", Plant Archives , Volume 13, Number 1, Apr 2013, pp. 1009-1011. 2013.
S.Rameshkumar, T.Geetha jabarathinam, CT.Sathappan, S.M.Suresh kumar and RM.Kathiresan, "Integrated weed management in flower crops involving grazing and polyethylene mulching.", 23rd Asian – Pacific weed science society conference, The Sebel Cairns , Volume 1, Number 1, Sep 2011, pp. 137-143. 2011, 26-29.
S.M. Suresh kumar G.Baradhan and I.Gnanavel, "Integrated weed management in sunflower.", Green farming , Volume 1, Number 1, Nov 2008, pp. 135-137. 2008.
G.Baradhan G.Kuppuswamy M.Ganapathy and S.M.Sureshkumar, "Influence of organic and inorganic source of Nitrogen on yield components and yield of sunflower.", Plant Archives, Volume 6, Number 2, Jul 2006, pp. 855-856. 2006.
A. Sundari and S.M. Suresh kumar, "A non pesticidal cultural method for controlling weeds in groundnut-soil solarization .", International Journal Crop Research , Volume 26, Number 3, Nov 2003, pp. 74-76. 2003.
List of Conferences - National
S.Elankavi, S.Ramesh, G.Baradhan, and S. M. Suresh Kumar, Climate change adaptations n agriculture, Educating the issues and threats on climate change., Oct 11-12, 2018, Department of Education, Annamalai University, pp. 461-462. Chidamabaram, Department of Education, Annamalai University.
M.Saranya, G.Baradhan, and S. M. Suresh Kumar, Effects of fertilizers on climate change. , Educating the issues and threats on climate change., Oct 11-12, 2018, Department of Education, Annamalai University, pp. 512-514. Chidamabaram, Department of Education, Annamalai University.
S. M. Suresh Kumar, G.Baradhan, S.Ramesh and S.Elankavi, Impact of climate change in agriculture and mitigation strategies., Educating the issues and threats on climate change, Oct 11-12, 2018, Department of Education, Annamalai University, pp. 545-547. Chidamabaram, Department of Education, Annamalai University.
S.Joyson, G.Baradhan, S. M. Suresh Kumar. , Impact of climate change in various field crops., Educating the issues and threats on climate change, , Oct 11-12, 2018, Department of Education, Annamalai University, pp. 576-582. Chidamabaram, Department of Education, Annamalai University.
G.Baradhan, S. M. Suresh Kumar, S.Ramesh and S.Elankavi, Mitigation strategies of climate change., National seminar on Educating the issues and threats on climate change, Oct 11-12, 2018, Department of Education, Annamalai University, pp. 484-485. Chidamabaram, Department of Education, Annamalai University.
S. M. Suresh Kumar and G. Baradhan, Response of SRI rice to different sources of organic manures., Perspectives on biodiversity of India, Mar 10-12, 2017, Puducherry, pp. 485-486. Thiruvanathapuram, Centre for innovation in Science and Social action(CISSA).
G.Baradhan and S.M.Suresh Kumar, Effect of foliar nutrition in yield of Blackgram, Perspectives on biodiversity of India, Mar 10-12, 2017, Puducherry, pp. 209-210. Thiruvanathapuram, Centre for innovation in Science and Social action(CISSA).
G.Baradhan and S. M. Suresh Kumar, Study on the effect of Agro industrial solid waste on growth attributes of lowland rice , Dynamics of Agrarian transformation in rural India ( AGTRANS 2016) , Nov 3-4, 2016, Annamalai University , pp. 106-107. Chidamabaram, Manibharathi Achagam.
S.M.Sureshkumar G.Baradhan and A.Sundari, Weed management in irrigated sunflower, National seminar on Sustaining food supply, agro biodiversity and rural livelihoods, Feb 18-19, 2010, Annamalai university, pp. 45-46. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agronomy.
S.M.Suresh kumar A. Sundari and S. Kalaisudarson, Soil Solarization – A non pesticidal cultural method for controlling weeds in groundnut, Biennial conference ISWS , Mar 12-14, 2003, Uttaranchal, pp. 45-46. Pantnagar, G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology .
S.M. Sureshkumar and A. Sundari, Influence of integrated weed management measures on microbial population, National Seminar and XII southern regional conference on microbial inoculants, Mar 21-22, 2002, Annamalai university, pp. 74-74. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agril. Microbiology.
S.M. Sureshkumar and A. Sundari, Effect of difference levels of phosphorus on nodulation of soybean, National Seminar and XII southern regional conference on microbial inoculants, Mar 21-22, 2002, Annamalai university, pp. 34-34. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agril. Microbiology.
S.M.Suresh kumar and A. Sundari, Influence of plant density and phosphorus level on nodulation of Blackgram, National Seminar and XII southern regional conference on microbial inoculants, Mar 21-22, 2002, Annamalai university, pp. 33-33. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agril. Microbiology.
S.M. Sureshkumar and A. Sundari, Studies on crop-weed competition on growth and yield of hybrid maize., First Biennial conference in the new millennium on Eco-friendly weed management options for sustainable Agriculture. P. 171, May 23-24, 2001, Bangalore, pp. 197-197. Bangalore, Indian society of weed science.
S.M. Sureshkumar and A. Sundari, Indian society of weed science and university of agricultural sciences, First Biennial conference in the new millennium on Eco-friendly weed management options for sustainable Agriculture. P. 171, May 23-31, 2001, Bangalore, pp. 171-171. Bangalore, Indian society of weed science.
S.M.Sureshkumar A. Sundari and K.Wahab, Effect of graded levels of major nutrients and crop-weed competition period on the growth and yield of Maize Hybrid, National Seminar on the sustainability of weed control options for the new millennium , Dec 20-21, 2000, Annamalai university, pp. 10-11. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agronomy.
S.M.Sureshkumar A.Sundari and K.Wahab, Crop-Weed Competition Studies in Hybrid Maize (Cargill), National Seminar on the sustainability of weed control options for the new millennium , Dec 20-21, 2000, Annamalai university, pp. 11-12. Annamalai nagar, Department of Agronomy.
List of Conferences - International
SMSuresh Kumar and G.Baradhan, , Effect of nutrient management in irrigated black gram., Frontiers in sustainable Agriculture and biological sciences (FSABS - 2020), Mar 16-17, 2020, Salem, pp. 34-38. Salem, Periyar university .
G.Baradhan , S. M. Suresh Kumar and S.Elankavi, Importance of early warning system. , Disaster management and sustainable livelihoods: A global scenario and plan for future prosperity (2016) , Mar 23-24, 2016, Annamalai University , pp. 307-310. Chidamabaram, Centre for Rural development, Annamalai University.
S.M.Suresh kumar., Effect of organic manures on the growth and yield of SRI rice , conventional and non-conventional organic inputs in Agriculture(CNOI 2013), , Aug 16-17, 2013, Puducherry, pp. 127-128. Chidamabaram, Department of Agrl. Economics.
S.M.Sureshkumar, Influence of organic nutrient management on plant height, DMP, yield and nutrient uptake of rice under system of rice intensification, International conference on Science and technology for clean and green environment, Jul 27-28, 2012, Annamalai university, pp. 147-149. 2012, Department of Zoology.
S.Kalaisudarson, S.M.Suresh kumar A.Sundari and T.Selvakumar, Effective Utilization of Irrigation water by mulching in sugarcane, Sustainable Development and Management of Natural Resources, Mar 15-17, 2003, Holy Cross College, pp. 46-46. Tiruchirappalli, Holy Cross College.
T.Selvakumar T.Geetha Jebarathnam kuttibai, A.Sundari S.M.Suresh kumar and S.Kalaisudarson, Impact of Appropriate Resource Recycling of Indigenous Enterprises adopted –Mettur Taluk, Salem District – A case study , Sustainable Development and Management of Natural Resources, Mar 15-17, 2003, Holy Cross College, pp. 88-89. Tiruchirappalli, Holy Cross College.
T.Selvakumar A.Sundari S.M.Suresh kumar and S.Kalaisudarson, Conservation of Natural Resources through Intercropping System, Sustainable Development and Management of Natural Resources, Mar 15-17, 2003, Holy Cross College, pp. 89-89. Tiruchirappalli, Holy Cross College.
S.M.Suresh kumar A.Sundari S.Kalaisudarson and T.Selvakumar, Eco-Friendly Management of pest ( Weed) in Groundnut – Soil Solarization, Sustainable Development and Management of Natural Resources, Mar 15-17, 2003, Holy Cross College, pp. 96-96. Tiruchirappalli, Holy Cross College.
S.M.Sureshkumar and A.Sundari, Effect of organic and inorganic manuring in lowland rice, International conference on nature farming and ecological balance (ICNFEB- 2001), Jun 17-19, 2001, Hissar, pp. 140-140. Hissar, GAU.
S.M.Sureshkumar S.Kandaswamy, E.Thriuvarsan and A.Sundari, Studies on the effect of varying plant population graded levels of N,P,K Fertilizers and seed coating on rice CV.ADT.36., International conference on nature farming and ecological balance (ICNFEB- 2001), Jun 17-19, 2001, Hissar, pp. 141-141. Hissar, GAU.
List of Book Published
G. Baradhan. S. M. Suresh Kumar,S.Manimaran and N.Ramesh , Practical hand book on Principles of Agronomy, 5/132, S.P, Koil street, Chidambaram-608001: Sri Velan pathipagam, ISBN:978-93-81236-06-2, pp. 1-94. Sep 2011.
S.Manimaran, G. Baradhan , S. M. Suresh Kumar and N.Ramesh, Introduction to Agronomy, 5/132, S.P, Koil street, Chidambaram-608001: Sri Velan pathipagam, 978-93-81236-22-2, pp. 1-212. Sep 2012.
S. M. Suresh Kumar, G. Baradhan , S.Manimaranand N.Ramesh, Text book on Agricultural Meteorology, 5/132, S.P, Koil street, Chidambaram-608001: Sri Velan pathipagam, ISBN:978-93-81236-11-6, pp. 1-147. Feb 2012.
S.Manimaran, G. Baradhan , S. M. Suresh Kumar and N.Ramesh, Hand Book on Agricultural Neteorology, 269 B, Salem Main Road, Komarapalayam-638183: Sanjeev Publication, ISBN-978-81-920472-9-4, pp. 1-73. Jan 2012.
G. Baradhan , S. M. Suresh Kumar and S.Manimaran, Hand Book on Organic farming, 47,west car street, chidambaram -608001: Manibharathi publishers, 978-93-84446-85-7, pp. 1-155. Dec 2018.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Green Professional Society, Dhanbad, Jharkhand - S-203/13/12/19
Indian Meteorological Society - LM 1898
INDIAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY - TN/2012/2502
List of Awards
Scientist of the year Award - Green Agri Professional Society, Dhanbad - 2019
Best Scientist Award 2020 - Centre for Environment and Agricultural Development (CEAD) - 2020
Best Scientist Award 2019 - PEARL Foundation, Bangalore - 2019