Dr. S. Senthilkumar

Dr. S. Senthilkumar

Name: Dr. S. Senthilkumar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Phone: 04366-277230
Email: senthilkumar@cutn.ac.in


Biographic Sketch:
Dr. Senthilkumar Shanmugasundram working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur. He completed his UG programme in Agriculture, PG and PhD in Horticulture with the specialization in Fruit Science. He has 8 years of teaching and 11 years of research experience in the field of Horticulture. Received 15 research awards including 6 international awards for his contribution in the field of Horticulture. Published several research papers on his expertise in various Scopus indexed, NAAS and UGC care journals of both national and international repute. Also served as a resource person for various scientific sessions in the conferences. Being an active member in various agricultural societies, rendered contribution as a reviewer in several national and international journals. He served and serving as a member in various University level committees at CUTN and also a Board member in certain external institutes. He has guided 15 Post Graduate students and guiding 2 PhD scholars in Horticulture.

Research Highlights :

Dr. Senthilkumar Shanmugasundram research expertise includes Nursery management, Plant Propagation & Rootstocks, Crop Management & Crop Regulation in Fruit Crops (Tropical & Subtropical fruits) and Sustainable Horticulture. His current research focus with identification and performance analysis of suitable fruit crops as a choice for Cauvery delta region of Tamil Nadu towards the upliftment of rural economy of farming community. Very recently he standardized a production package for water apple in the delta track of Tamil Nadu which enlighten a key way for introduction of the crop in the region. He visited countries like China and Nepal for his research presentations during his career.

Recent Publications :

Senthilkumar S., Ravi Kiran Reddy Kondi, K. Praveen Kumar, S. Manoj Kumar, P. Raja Reddy, S. Sravani. 2023. A study of certain organic inputs on phenological, yield and quality related traits of Strawberry (cv. Camarosa) in pot culture. Emer. Life Sci. Res. 9(1): 77-82

Pradeep. M, S. Senthilkumar, A. Ramesh Kumar and S. Manivannan. 2023. Essentiality and Role of Hydrogel Technologies in Commercial Horticulture Production. Water and Energy International, (66)1, 15-18

Karthiga P, S Senthilkumar, S Srivignesh and S Manivannan. 2023. Advances in enhancement of nutraceutical values through omics technologies in vegetables. The Pharma Innovation Journal, 12(3): 4830-4837

Ronak Meena, S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2022. Senile Orchard Management System in Tropical Fruit Production. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology, 15(04): 861-866

Manonmani, S., S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2022. Multilevel functionality of biostimulants in sustainable horticulture for modern era. The Pharma Innovation Journal, 11(10): 1283-1288

Manonmani, S., S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2022. Application of Artificial Intelligence in Fruit Production: A Review. Agricultural Science Digest (Online article) Doi: https://arccjournals.com/journal/agricultural-science-digest/D-5482

Jinto James, S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2022. Rebooting the value of traditional knowledge in scientific fruit farming. Eco. Env. & Cons. 28 (January Suppl. Issue), S194-S199

Vijayalakshmi, K., S. Senthilkumar, U.S. Akshara Govind and S. Manivannan. 2022. Importance and possible approaches in adoption of indoor fruit culture for Indian families. International Journal of Current Research and Review, 14(4): 34-39

Afiya,R.S., S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2021. Recent trends with mutation breeding in fruit crop improvement. Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, 22(71&72): 393-403

Vidhya, C., S. Senthilkumar and S. Manivannan. 2021. Recent trends in production of dry flowers and foliages. The Pharma Innovation Journal, 10(11): 2135-2139

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