Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Agricultural Science

Dr. V. Lakshmi Narayanamma

Scientist

Electronic Wing, ARI, PJTSAU

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Lakshmi narayanamma

Dr. V. Lakshmi Narayanamma has completed Ph.D in Host Plant Resistance, entitled “Genetics of resistance to pod borer, Helicoverpa armigera in chickpea (Cicer arietinum)” at International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) from Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University (ANGRAU), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. She has completed B.Sc (Ag) and M.Sc (Ag) in Agricultural Entomology from S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati. She is having an experience of 10 years in Research, Teaching and Extension.

Dr. Lakshmi has significantly contributed in the field of Host Plant Resistance, Integrated Pest Management and Ericulture. She did research on oilseeds and sorghum. She has handled two externally funded projects funded by RKVY and NABARD. Dr. Lakshmi has published 30 research articles in reputed National and International Journals, 50 popular articles in various news magazines, 54 press notes and has given 40 Tv programmes. She is participated in 10 Phone in live programmes in different Tv channels and All India Radio, Hyderabad. She has authored two books viz., “Oilseed Crops – Integrated Pest and Disease Management Practices” and “Amudam akutho eri pattupurugula pempakamu”, 2 training manuals and 10 lecture notes. She is actively involved in Hybrid development programme of PCH-111, PCH-222 and PCS-262 castor hybrids. She is the member in Editorial board for “Academic Research in Science, Engineering, Art and Management (ARSEAM) Foundation”. She is acting as Reviewer for Indian Journal of Plant protection and received “Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing” from NBPGR, Hyderabad.

She is the fellow of “Entomological Society of India” and “Plant Protection Association of India”. She is the life member in 4 National associations. She has attended 12 National and International Conferences and presented 16 research papers. Dr. Lakshmi has received 6 Best Paper Awards, AICRP centre award, Best Scientist award and National Public Relations Award. In addition to these she has participated and organized several training programmes and delivered more than 50 guest lectures.

Presently she is working in Electronic media wing of Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad and prepared 10 DVDs on package of practices of major crops.