• Rajesh,S., S. Preetha, G. Anand, B.Selvi and N.Shunmugavalli. 2019. Isolation and in silico characterization of disease resistance gene analogues (RGAs) from minor millets. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. Vol 8 (01): 2773-2781

  • Akshara B, Renuka R, Santhanakrishnan VP, Kavino M and Rajesh S. 2019. Effect of plant growth regulators on high frequency callus initiation in vilvam (Aegle marmelos Corr.), a sacred tree species. Int. J. Chem. Stud., 2019; 7(2): 726-731


  • Rajesh Kumar Ponnusamy, Paranitharan Vaikuntavasan, Rajesh Subramanian, Kavino Mathiyazhagan, Muthulakshmi Palanisamy and Kamalakannan Ayyanar. 2018. Molecular Detection of Antimicrobial Peptide Genes and Identification of Antifungal Compounds of Bacillus sp. against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Causing Wilt in Banana. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology. 28(2): 1-8

  • Varun,E., S. Rajesh, B. Rajagopal, K. Rajamani and V.P. Santhanakrishnan.2018. Establishment of cell suspension cultures of Garcinia mangostana L.Medicinal Plants. 10 (3): 210-215

  • Krupashree MK, Renuka R and Rajesh S. 2018. Phytochemical investigation of Hybanthus enneaspermus and its cell culture. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 7(2): 2847-2851

  • Likhith R. K., Alagarasan G, Raveendran, M., Rajesh, S. 2018. Isolation and Characterization of a LEA (Late Embryogenesis Abundant) gene from Mung bean (Vigna radiata R. Wilczek) under salt stress conditions. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10(1):95-99.

  • Ramchander, L., N Shunmugavalli, A. Muthuswamy and S. Rajesh. 2018. Mutagenic Effectiveness of Chlorophyll and Viable Mutants in M2 Generation of Black Gram (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper). Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 6 (2): 842-844


  • Brintha S, Rajesh S, Renuka R, Santhanakrishnan VP and Gnanam R. 2017. Phytochemical analysis and bioactivity prediction of compounds in methanolic extracts of Curculigo orchioides. J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. Gaertn. Vol. 6, Issue 4, p:192-197

  • Ramchander, L., N Shunmugavalli, A. Muthuswamy and S. Rajesh. 2017. Frequency of Viable Mutants in M2 and M3 Generation of Black Gram [Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper] Through Induced Mutation.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.7(4): 1996-1999


  • Shunmugiah V. Ramesh, Subramanian Rajesh, Virender S. Bhatia and Syed M. Husain. 2015. Dehydration responsive transcripts (DRTs) from the leaves of water-deficit Indian soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merrill cv NRC7]. Transcriptomics,3:1-4 Omics Publishing, USA



  • Sivakumar, P., Rajesh, S., Gnanam, R and A. Manickam. 2011. Effect of in vitro culture conditions on Somaclonal variation in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata walp.) using RAPD markers. Acta Biologica Hungarica 62(1): 34–44


  • Rajesh S, Krishnaveni, D. Sudhakar, M.Raveendran, R. Gnanam and A. Manickam 2008. Agrobacterium mediated transformation of indica rice (Oryza sativa L.) IR 64 with mung bean LEA protein gene for water stress tolerance. Amer. J. Plant Physiol. 3(3):101-110. Academic Journals, New York, USA

  • Rajesh S, M. Raveendran and A. Manickam. 2008. Over expression analysis of emv2 gene coding for Late Embryogenesis Abundant Protein from Vigna radiata (Wilczek).J. Stress Physiol. Biochem. 4(3): 9-16.  SIPPB, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

  • Rajesh S, M. Raveendran and A. Manickam. 2008. Comparative modeling and analysis of 3-D Structure of EMV2, a Late Embryogenesis Abundant Protein of Vigna radiata (Wilczek). J. Proteomics Bioinform. 1(8): 401-407. Omics Publishers, USA

  • Rajesh S, M. Raveendran and A. Manickam. 2008. Prediction of 3-Dimensional Structure of EMV1, a Group 1 Late Embryogenesis Abundant Protein of Vigna radiata (Wilczek).Plant Omics. 1(1): 17-25. Southern Cross Publishing, New South Wales, Australia


  • Rajesh S and A. Manickam. 2006. Prediction of functions for two LEA proteins from mung bean. Bioinformation 1(4): 133-138. Biomedical Informatics Publishing Group, Singapore

  • Rajesh, S., R. Balasaraswathi, Sabitha Doraisamy and Sadasivam. 2005. Synthesis and Cloning of cDNA encoding an Antiviral Protein from the Leaves of Bougainvillea spectabilis Willd. (Nyctaginaceae). World J. Agri. Sci. 1 (2): 101-104. Idosi Publications, Pakistan


On-Going Projects Details:

 S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Year of Completion Budget


Development of an efficient in vitro  regeneration protocol via somatic embryogenesis in Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea)


  2015 - 2018

Completed Projects Details:
 S. No Project Name  Funding Agency  Year of Completion Budget

Transcript profiling and identification of markers for drought and salinity stress tolerance in rice. (PI)

Govt. of India.

 2012 - 2015

18.96 lakhs   

Beating Begomoviruses: Better livelihoods for farmers in tropical Asia with Begomovirus-resistant tomato, hot pepper and mungbean and integrated disease management. (Co-PI)
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, GIZ, Germany


AVRDC, Taiwan &
Kasetsart Univ., Thailand

  2012 - 2015

Total Budget
€ 12,00,000 

€ 61,620  

Development and Molecular Characterization of new TGMS lines and two-line hybrid rice (Oryza sativa L.) suitable for Tamil Nadu (Co-PI)   SERB-DST, Govt. of India

 2013 - 2016

  13.99 lakhs