Ms. Maneesha S. R.

Scientist (Fruit Science)

                                                                                      

                                                                Address: Horticulture Science Section,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone: 0832-2284678 Ext.

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649

                                                                Email: maneesha.sr@icar.gov.in

 

 

Academic background:

M.Sc. (Horticulture) in Fruit Science, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore, 2013.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag., Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, 2011.

 

Research interests and current focus

  1. Nutrient management and organic production of fruit crops

  2. Genetic resource management of perennial horticultural crops

  3. Management of biotic and abiotic stress tolerance in fruit crops

     

Membership in professional societies

Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum

Association for Coastal Agricultural Research, ICAR Res. Complex, Goa.

 

Awards and honours

  1. Peerless poster award in the National conference on fruit breeding for Tropics and Subtropics: An Indian perspective, held during April 26-29, 2016 at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru on “Analysis of Simple Sequence Repeats (SSR) polymorphism in mango (Mangifera Indica L.)  varieties of Goa”

  2. Best poster award in Second Agricultural Graduate Students Conference, held during 06-07 May, 2014 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore on “Evaluation of papain content and papain activity of selected progenies of segregating population of Papaya (Carica papaya L.)”.

  3. Awarded “Inspire fellowship” of Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology in 2014.

  4. Obtained University first rank in M.Sc. Fruit Science from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University in 2013.

  5. Obtained University third rank in B.Sc. (Hons.)Ag in 2011 from Kerala Agricultural University.

Research Publications

  • Maneesha S.R. and S. Priya Devi.2017. Effect of Calcium Nitrate treatments in germinationand seedling vigour of  Papaya (Carica papaya L.). In International symposium on Horticulture: Priorities and emerging trends in Bengaluru during 5 – 8 September, 2017

    Maneesha S.R. and K. Soorianathasundaram. 2017. Evaluation of yield and yield contributing characters of F2 population of papaya (Carica Papaya L.) under Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu conditions. International Journal of Farm Sciences. 7(3): 43-48.​

  • Maneesha. S. R and K. Soorianathasundaram.2014.Evaluation of papain content and papain activity of selected progenies of segregating population of Papaya (Carica papaya L.)”.   In Proceedings of Second Agricultural Graduate Students Conference, held during 06-07 May, 2014 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

  • Maneesha,S.R., A.R. Desai, A.B. Gaikwad and S. Gautham. 2016. “Analysis of Simple Sequence Repeats (SSR) polymorphism in mango (Mangifera Indica L.) Varieties of Goa”. In National conference on fruit breeding for Tropics and Subtropics: An Indian perspective, held during April 26-29, 2016 at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bengaluru.

  • Priya Devi, S., S. R. Maneesha, A.P. Sheijal and N. P. Singh.2016.Storage studies in Indian gooseberry (Embelica officinalis Gaertn.) in Goa. In souvenir of National conference on Innovative food processing technologies for food and nutritional security during September 29-30, 2016 at ICAR- Central Institute of post harvest engineering and Technology, Ludhiana.

  • N.P. Singh, A. R. Desai, M. Thangam, S. Priya Devi, Mathala J. Gupta, S.A. Safeena, S. R. Maneesha and V. Arunachalam. 2016. Research advances in horticulture in west coast region and future directions.  National symposium of ISCAR, January 14-17, 2016 at ICAR-IIWM, Bhubaneswar.

  • Safeena, S.A., Maneesha S.R., M. Thangam and N.P. Singh. 2016. Training manual of 21 days training programme on Nursery management in Horticultural crops from 2nd July to 16th August, 2016.

  • N.P. Singh, S.R. Maneesha, R.S. Rajkumar and M. Thangam. 2016. Introduction and concept of Agro Eco Tourism (AET) models. In training manual of Short course on Agro eco tourism: An emerging enterprise for agricultural diversification. 31st October to 9th November, 2016.p:1-4.

  • Maneesha S.R. 2016.Canopy management in fruit crops under AET. In training manual of Short course on Agro eco tourism: An emerging enterprise for agricultural diversification. 31st October to 9th November, 2016.p:55-59.

  • R. S. Rajkumar, M. Thangam, S.R. Maneesha, E.B. Chakurkar and N. P. Singh.2016.Training manual of short course on Agro eco tourism: An emerging enterprise for agricultural diversification. 31st October to 9th November, 2016.

  • Maneesha S. R., S. Priya Devi and N. P. Singh. 2016. Kulagar- A potential system to conserve the crop diversity. In 1st International Agro biodiversity Congress during 6-9 November, 2016 at New Delhi, India.