Profile of Dr. Selvarajan, Ramasamy

Selvarajan, Ramasamy

Elected Fellow –2015

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry [Agriculture]

DB: 01-03-1966 

Birth place

Born in Tholampalayam, Mettupalaym, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.


Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, B.Sc.(Ag.) 1988; M.Sc.(Ag.) 1990, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi Ph.D. 1994

Positions held 

Principal Scientist, ICAR-NRCB, Tiruchirapalli ( 2009 to till date); Senior Scientist, ICAR-NRCB, Tiruchirapalli (2003-2009); Scientist –Sr.Scale, ICAR-NRCB, Tiruchirapalli (1998-2003); Scientist, ICAR-NRCB, Tiruchirapalli (1996-1998); Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru (1995-1996); Scientist (Training), ICAR-ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad (1994-1995).

Research Area

Plant Pathology, Plant Virology

Awards and fellowships


Hari Om Ashram Trust award, 2011; DST-Lockheed Martin-India Innovation growth program award, 2015; Best Research–cum-Extension Award 2001; Agrani award;

Indian Phytopathological Society; Indian Virological Society; Confederation of Horticulture Associations of India; Association for Improvement in Production and Utilization of banana



ICAR-National Research Centre for Banana, Thogamalai Road, Thayanur Post, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, PIN:620 102.


16, Aarthi Manor, 2nd Cross Eden Garden, 5th Main, Srinivasanagar, Tiruchirapalli- 620 017, Tamil Nadu.

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