R.Krishnamurthy biography



1928 –


Who is R.Krishnamurthy?

Rajagopalan Krishnamurthy is an authority on cotton research in India. He is a prolific Indian plant breeder who introduced a myriad of cotton varieties for commercial cultivation. He served in the Department of Agriculture of Tamilnadu for one decade and almost 28 years in Indian Council of Agricultural Research. He has released as many as 6 varieties from G. Hirsutum, two from G. Barbadense and three hybrids during his tenure in ICAR Service. All of them are prominent and accepted by the farmers as well as the textile mills at Tamil Nadu and elsewhere. He completed B. Sc. and M. Sc. in plant breeding and genetics from Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. He is also the Director of Rasi Seeds Co. Pvt. Ltd.


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Mar 27, 1928

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