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Dr. MANIKANDA BOOPATHI



                                                                                                
PUBLICATIONS

2018

  • Thangapandian, R., NM Boopathi and A. Yuvaraja. 2018. Validation of elongated uppermost internode (eui) gene with functional markers in spontaneous mutant rice (Oryza sativa L.). Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding, 9(4): 1303-1307.



2017

  • R. M. Nair, M. Götz S. Winter R. R. GiriV. N. Boddepalli A. Sirari T. S. Bains G. K. TaggarH. K. Dikshit M. Aski, M. Boopathi D. SwainA. RathoreV. Anil KumarE. C. Lii L. Kenyon. 2017. Identification of mungbean lines with tolerance or resistance to yellow mosaic in fields in India where different begomovirus species and different Bemisia tabaci cryptic species predominate. European Journal of Plant Pathology: 1-17.
  • Malini, P. , V. Vediyappan and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2017. Extent of Invasive Tuta absoluta on tomato in Tamil Nadu and its first record on three new host plant species. Bangladesh Journal of Entomology 27(1): 79-84.



2016

  • Boopathi, N. M., & Hoffmann, L. V. (2016). Genetic Diversity, Erosion, and Population Structure in Cotton Genetic Resources. In Genetic Diversity and Erosion in Plants (pp. 409-438). Springer International Publishing.
  • Ram Kumar, N., Chang, J. C., Narayanan, M. B., & Ramasamy, S. (2016). Phylogeographical structure in mitochondrial DNA of whitefly, Bemisia tabaci Gennadius (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in southern India and Southeast Asia. Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 1-11.
  • Swaminathan, B., Siva Balan, K. C., Anadaraja, N., Manikanda Boopathi, N., Schreinemachers, P., Srinivasan, R., & Wu, M. H. (2016). Profitability of begomovirus management strategies among chilli farmers in Tamil Nadu: A gross margin impact analysis. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research, 50(2).
 





 

2015
  • B. Swaminathan, N. Anandaraja, K.C. Sivabalan, N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2015. Profitability of begomovirus management strategies among chilli farmers in Tamil Nadu: A Gross margin impact analysis. Indian Journal of Agricultural Research.
  • K.C. Sivabalan, N. Anandaraja, B. Swaminathan, N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2015. Leveraging ICT Interventions for Pathology Extension Services (PES) among Tomato Farmers in Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Social Research.
  • Schreinemachers Pepijn, Swaminathan Balasubramaniam, N. Manikanda Boopathi, Cuong Viet Ha, Lawrence Kenyon, Suwanna Praneetvatakul, Aer Sirijinda, Nghia Tuan Le, Ramasamy Srinivasan, and Mei-Huey Wu. 2015. Farmers' perceptions and management of plant viruses in vegetables and legumes in tropical and subtropical Asia. Crop Protection 75 : 115-123.
  • Usharani, K.S., P. Vindhiyavarman, P. Amala Balu and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2015. Heterosis studies for fiber quality traits in diallele crosses of upland cotton (G. hirsutum L.). The Bioscan 10(2): 793-799.
  • Selvam, J., Rahman, H. N., Senthil, N., Boopathi, M. N., & Raveendran, M. (2015). Computational identification of salinity responsive microRNAs in contrasting genotypes of Finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.). Research Journal of Biotechnology, 10(9), 52-64.
 









2014
  • R. Ravikesavan, S. Venkatesan, S. Sathish, P. Kavitha, N. M. Boopathi. 2014. Unlocking the genetic potential for improvement of economic traits in large collection of cotton (Gossypium spp) germplasm. Journal of Cotton Research and Development 28 (2): 175-184.
  • K. S. Usharani, P. vindhiyavarman, P. Amala Balu, N. M. Boopathi. 2014. Estimation of heterosis for yield and yield attributing traits in diallel crosses of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Trends in Biosciences 7(14): 1800-1807.
  • K. S. Usharani, P. vindhiyavarman, P. Amala Balu, N. M. Boopathi. 2014. Genetic dissection of fiber quality traits in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Trends in Biosciences 7(14): 1800-1807.
  • B. Swaminathan, N. Anandaraja, N. Manikanda Boopathi, K.C. Siva Balan, N. Rajesh. 2014. Leapfrogging the Interventions of ICT Tools in Vegetable Intensification Pathways of Tamil Nadu: Farm Level Perceptions. Agricultural Economics Research Review 27: 93-101.


  2013
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, Gat Swapnashri, P. Kavitha, S. Sathish, R. Nithya, Wickneswari Ratnam, Arvind Kumar. 2013. Introgression, Evaluation and Bulked Segregant Analysis of Major Yield QTL under Water Stress into Indigenous Elite Line for Low Water Availability. Rice Science 20(1): 25-30.
 








 2012
  • Narayanan Manikanda Boopathi. 2012. Regulatory Roles of MicroRNAs: The unraveled phenomenon in plant cellular development and plant’s response to environmental stimuli. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine (2012):1-6.
  • Manikanda Boopathi, N. and Pathmanaban, R. 2012. Additional insights into the adaptation of cotton plants under abiotic stresses by in silico analysis of conserved miRNAs in cotton expressed sequence tag database (dbEST). African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 11(76), pp. 14054-14063.
  • Santoshkumar Magadum, Urbi Banerjee, Rajasekaran Ravikesavan, Krishnasamy Thiyagu, Narayanan Manikanda Boopathi, Sankaran Rajarathinam. 2012. Association analysis of yield and fibre quality characters in interspecific population of cotton (Gossypium spp.). Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology 15(3): 239-243.
  • Santoshkumar Magadum, Urbi Banerjee, R. Ravikesavan, Doddabhimappa Gangapur and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2012. Variability and heritability analysis of yield and quality traits in interspecific population of cotton (Gossypium spp.). Bioinfolet 9 (4A) : 484 – 487.
  • Urbi Banerjee, Santosh Kumar Magadum, N. Manikanda Boopathi and R. Ravikesavan. 2012. Genetic variability and correlation analysis for fibre quality traits in f3 population of cotton (Gossypium spp.). Bioinfolet 9 (4B) : 687 – 689.





 2011
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, K. Thiyagu, B. Urbi, M. Santhoshkumar, A. Gopikrishnan, S. Aravind, Gat Swapnashri, and R. Ravikesavan. 2011. Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of Productivity and Quality: Can It Be Realized in Cotton?. International Journal of Plant Genomics Vol 2011: Article ID 670104, 16 pages. doi:10.1155/2011/ 670104.
  • Krishnasamy Thiyagu, Narayanan Manikanda Boopathi, Nagasamy Nadarajan, Ayyanar Gopikrishnan, Pandi Selvakumar, Santoshkumar Magadum and Rajasekar Ravikesavan. 2011. Sampling and exploitation of genetic variation exist in locally adapted accessions using phenotypic and molecular markers for genetic improvement of cotton. Gene Conserve 10(40): 129-153.




2010
  • P. Selvakumar, R. Ravikesavan, A. Gopikrishnan, K. Thiyagu, S. Preetha and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2010. Genetic purity analysis of cotton (Gossypium hirusutum L.) using SSR markers. Seed Science and Technology 38(2): 358-366.
  • Gomez, S. M., Boopathi, N. M., Kumar, S. S., Ramasubramanian, T., Chengsong, Z., Jeyaprakash, P., Senthil, A., and Babu, R. C. 2010. Molecular Mapping and location of QTLs for drought resistance traits in indica rice (Oryza sativa L.) lines adapted to target environments. Acta Physiol Plant 32 (2): 355-364





2009
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2009. Applications of Marker-Assisted Selection to Sustain and Improve Plant Productions under Resource Limited Environments: Approaches, Obstacles and Alternatives. ABSP-II News Letter 4(1): 2-5.
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi and R. Ravikesavan. 2009. Emerging Trends in Enhancement of Cotton Fiber Productivity and Quality Using Functional Genomics Tools. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Review 4 (1): 011-028.
  • S. Prabhakaran, V. Srividya, N. Bharathi, M. Jayakanthan and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2009. Use of computational and structural bioinformatics strategies in controlling Fusarium wilt in cotton. Online Journal of Bioinformatics 10(2): 180-190.










2008
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, A. Gopikrishnan, N. Jagadeesh Selvam, R. Ravikesavan, K. Iyanar, S. Muthuraman and N. Saravanan. 2008. Genetic diversity assessment of G. barbadense accessions to widen cotton (Gossypium spp.,) gene pool for improved fibre quality. Journal of Cotton Research and Development 22(2):135-138.
  • Manikanda Boopathi, N., and R. Ravikesavan. 2008. Emerging Trends in the enhancement of cotton fiber productivity and quality using functional genomics tools. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biodiversity, Environment and Sustainability: Challenges for Future held on 4-6th September, 2008 at School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi (North Campus), India.
  • Manikanda Boopathi, N. 2008. Molecular pharming of antimicrobial compounds. Centre of Advanced studies in Agricultural Microbiology – Training on Antimicrobial compounds from medicinal plants and their applications in Agriculture held during 30th October – 19th November, 2008 at Department of Microbiology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, India.
  • Akihiko Kamoshita, R. Chandra Babu, N. Manikanda Boopathi and Shu Fukai. 2008. Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of drought resistance traits for development of rice cultivars adapted to rainfed environments. Field Crops Research 109(1-3): 1- 23.
  • N. Jagadeesh Selvam, N. Kumaravadivel, A. Gopikrishnan, K. Bharathi Kumar, R. Ravikesavan and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2008. Identification of a novel drought resistance gene from Gossypium hirsutum L. var. KC3. Communications in Biometry and Crop Science 4(1): 9-13.


2006
  • S. Michael Gomez, S. Satheesh Kumar, P. Jeyaprakash, R. Suresh, K. R. Biji, N. Manikanda Boopathi, Adam H. Price and R. Chandra Babu. 2006. Mapping QTLs Linked to Physio-Morphological and Plant Production Traits under Drought Stress in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) in the Target Environment. American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 2 (4): 161-169.


2005
  • Birendra Kumar, S. M. Gomez, N. M. Boopathi, S. S. Kumar, D. Kumaresan, K. R. Biji, B. K. Babu, N. S. R. Prasad, P. Shanmugasundaram and R. Chandra Babu. 2005. Identification of microsatellite markers associated with drought tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.) using bulked line analysis. Tropical Agricultural Research 17: 39-47.


2004
  • K. T. Vivek, S. Michael Gomez, R. Suresh, S. Satheesh Kumar, P. Yogameenakshi, P. Chezhian, N. Manikanda Boopathi, P. Shanmugasundaram and R. Chandra Babu. 2004. Genetic diversity analysis among rice accessions differing in drought tolerance using molecular markers. Food, Agriculture & Environment Vol.2 (3&4): 216 - 221.







2003
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, R. Chandra Babu, R. Chandirakala, Sheela C. Mathews, Amanjot Singh, P. Chezhian and P. Shanmugasundaram. 2003. Identification of SCAR marker linked to root thickness in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Tropical Agricultural Research, 15: 61-67.
  • Amanjot Singh, R. Chandra Babu, N. Manikanda Boopathi, R. Chandirakala, Sheela C. Mathews, S. Sukumar, P. Jeyaprakash, P. Chezhian and P. Shanmugasundaram. 2003. Genetic analysis of rice (Oryza sp.) accessions using molecular markers. Tropical Agricultural Research 15: 77-86.
  • A. Senthil, R. C. Babu, M. Thangaraj and N. M. Boopathi. 2003. Biochemical basis of thermosensitive genic male sterility (TGMS) in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Tropical Agricultural Research 15: 350-356.




2002
  • Amanjot Singh, N. Manikanda Boopathi, R. Chandra Babu and S. Sadasivam. 2002. Variation in the expression of HSP100 during and after heat stress in Sorghum bicolor L. Moench. Biochemical and Cellular Archives, 2 (1&2), 25-27.
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, A. Senthil, R. Chandrikala, Amanjot singh, P. Shanmugasundaram, S. Sadasivam and R. Chandra Babu. 2002. Mapping Quantitative Trait Loci and marker assisted selection for the improvement of drought tolerance in rice. The Madras Agricultural Journal, 89 (10-12), 553-562.
 

2001
  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, R. Chandra Babu, P. Chezhian, P. Shanmugasundaram, P. Nagarajan and S. Sadasivam. 2001. A preliminary study on the identification of molecular marker associated with drought response in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Tropical Agricultural Research 13: 364- 373.

          BOOKS


2007

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2007. Genomics and Proteomics. Published by the Director, Open and Distance Learning, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003. India.


2011

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi and M. Raveendran. 2011. A guide on Objective Biotechnology. Narendra Publishing House, Maliwara, New Delhi. pp: 241.


2013

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2013. Genetic mapping and marker assisted selection: Basics, Practice and Benefits. Springer India. pp: 303.


2018

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2018. MCQs in Biotechnology. Second Edition. Narendra Publishing House, Maliwara, New Delhi. pp: 241.

          BOOKS CHAPTERS


2003

  • D. Sudhakar, R. Chandra Babu, N. Manikanda Boopathi, A. Senthil and O. S. Kandasamy. 2003. Application, assessing efficiency and economics of biotechnological weed control methods. In Weed science research methodology- approaches and applications. Eds. O. S. Kandasamy, C. Ponnusamy, R. Shanmugasundaram and A. Senthil. AICRP-Weed Control, Dept. of Agronomy, TNAU, Coimbatore-3. pp:113-121.


2008

  • A. Gopikrishnan, N. Jagadeesh Selvam, R. Ravikesavan and N. Manikanda Boopathi. 2008. The assessment of the diversity and relationship among cotton germplasm for drought resistance and fiber quality traits using morphological, physiological and molecular tools. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biodiversity, Environment and Sustainability: Challenges for Future held on 4-6th September, 2008 at School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi (North Campus), India. Pp:51-62.


2008

  • Manikanda Boopathi, N. 2008. Summary of an international dialogue on “Coping with water scarcity: What role for biotechnology?”. FAO of the United Nations, Rome, 2008.


2014

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, S. Sathish, P. Dachinamoorthy, P. Kavitha and R. Ravikesavan. 2014. Usefulness and Utilization of Indian Cotton Germplasm. In: Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov (Ed), World Cotton Germplasm Resources. InTech Publishers. ISBN 978-953-51-1622-6.


2015

  • Manikanda Boopathi, N. 2015. Plant miRNomics: Novel Insights in Gene Expression and Regulation. In: Debmalya Barh, Muhammad Sarwar Khan, Eric Davies (Eds). PlantOmics: The Omics of Plant Science. Springer. ISBN: 978-81-322-2171-5 (Print) 978-81-322-2172-2 (Online).


2015

  • N. Manikanda Boopathi, Selvam Sathish, Ponnaikoundar Kavitha, Ponnusami Dachinamoorthy, Rajasekar Ravikesavan. 2015. Molecular Breeding for Genetic Improvement of Cotton (Gossypium spp.). In: Jameel M. Al-Khayri, Shri Mohan Jain, Dennis V. Johnson (Eds). Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22521-0_21. pp 613-645.


2016

  • Boopathi, Narayanan Manikanda, and Lucia Vieira Hoffmann. "Genetic Diversity, Erosion, and Population Structure in Cotton Genetic Resources." Genetic Diversity and Erosion in Plants. Springer International Publishing, 2016. 409-438.


                                                                                                 PROJECTS        
On-going Projects Details:

S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Date of Completion Budget
1 Exploitation of hybrid vigour for quality and yield improvement through marker assisted selection in cucumber (Co-PI)  
SERB - DST, GoI

2018 - 2021

27.578 lakhs   

 2
Establishment of Horti-Business Incubator at HC&RI, Periyakulam (Director & Program Coordinator)   EDII, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
2018 - 2021

235 lakhs    
 3 Development of consensus genetic linkage map for Gossypium L. spp. With SNP markers and QTL analysis for fibre traits (PI)   
DBT, New Delhi
 
2017 - 2020

34.096 lakhs
4 Exploitation of hybrid vigour for quality and yield improvement in cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) (Co-PI)   SERB - DST
2018 -  2021

27.57 lakhs   
5 TNAU Core Project Phase IV: Effect of different growing conditions, pinching and chemical spray on seed yield and quality of annual Moringa PKM 1 (Co-PI)
 
TNAU Core Project

2018 - 19

2.5 lakhs   
6 TNAU Core Project: DNA fingerprinting of crop varieties released by TNAU (Co-PI)  TNAU Core Project
2018 - 19

11 lakhs


Completed Projects Details:
 
 S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Date of Completion Budget
(Rs.)
1 Program support for Research and Development in Agricultural Biotechnology at TNAU. Project 4: Development of Cotton for drought resistance and superior fibre quality using marker assisted selection (PI)
  
DBT, GoI

2012 - 2015

 2,00,00,000
(for 6 projects)  
2 Beating Begomovirus: Better livelihoods for farmers in tropical Asia with begomovirus-resistant tomato, hot pepper and mungbean and integrated disease management (PI) BMZ / GIZ, Germany
 2012 - 2015

Global budget of
 
€ 1.2 million
 

TNAU budget: 40.053 lakhs
3 Molecular breeding for exploitation of heterosis for genetic improvement of maize under water limited environments(PI) DBT, New Delhi (RGYI)
 2011 - 2014

17.73 lakhs   
4 Identification and mapping of QTLs linked to Jassid (Amrasca devastans) tolerance in cotton (Gossypium spp.) (Co-PI) DBT, GoI,
New Delhi 

 2012 - 2015

23.25 lakhs   
5 In vitro techniques for overcoming the fertilization barriers of Jatropha to develop interspecific hybrids    (Co- PI) DBT, New Delhi (RGYI)
 2012 - 2015

16.93 lakhs   
6 Program support for Research and Development in Agricultural Biotechnology at TNAU- Phase II. Project 4: Development of Cotton for drought resistance and superior fibre quality using marker assisted selection (PI) DBT, GoI,
New Delhi

 2015 - 2017

20 lakhs   
7 Molecular breeding to mitigate chilli leaf curl virus (ChiLCuV) incidence by augmenting host plant resistance against its vector whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) in chillies (Capsicum annum L.) (Co-PI)
DBT, New Delhi 

 2015- 2018

44.356 lakhs   
8 Establishment of moringa (Moringa oleifera Lam.) germplasm garden at HC&RI, Periyakulam (PI) University of Florida, USA
 2015 - 2016

3.283 lakhs