Assistant Professor in Agronomy

Dr. D Ravisankar

Dr. D. Ravisankar
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Dr. D. Ravisankar

Assistant Professor (Agronomy)


  • Ph.D., - Agronomy Agricultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • M.Sc. (Agri.) - Agronomy Agricultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • B.Sc. (Agri.) Agricultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore.

Additional Academic Qualifications

  • P.G Diploma in Advertising DDE, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu.
  • NTPEL Certificate course on "Statistical & Data Computing Programming language R"offered by IIT Kanpur through NTPEL, MHRD, GOI
  • NTPEL Certificate course "Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture” offered by IIT Kharagpur through NTPEL, MHRD, GoI.



Area of Research

Weed Management in Herbicide Tolerant Transgenic Maize, Integrated Farming Systems and Micro Irrigation Systems.

Administrative Experience

  • Head of the DepartmentDepartment of Crop Management, MITCAT
  • Co-Mentor/Local Facilitator for the Project - Certified Farm Advisor (CFA) on Organic FarmingOrganized by MANAGE, Hyderabad & ICAR-IIFSR, Modipuram, Meerut

Research Experience

Total Year of Experience - 9 years
  • OFR Agronomist/Teaching Assistant ICAR-AICRP Project on Integrated Farming System at TCRS, Yethapur (TNAU), Coimbatore.
  • Research Associate NADP Project on Development of Sustainable Integrated Farming Systems for Tamil Nadu, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Senior Research Fellow ICAR - NAIP Project on Development of ICT based Multimedia Agro-Advisory System at e-Extension center, DEE, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Junior Research Fellow “Design of Rice based integrated farming system for resource poor farmers to enhance farm productivity in Tamil Nadu” funded by The Plant Research International, Wageningen University and Research Center, The Netherlands.
  • Agronomist (Research & Development) Elgi Ultra ltd., Coimbatore.

Academic Experience

  • TNAU (1 year)
  • Production Technology of Field Crops (1+1) for B.Tech. (FPE)AGR 121.
  • Production Technology of Field Crops (1+1) for B.Tech. (EEE) AGR 121.
  • Integrated Farming System (1+1)AGR 502.
  • MITCAT (10 Months)
  • Fundamentals of Agronomy and Agricultural Heritage (1+1)AGR 101
  • Introductory Agro-Meteorology and Climate Change (1+1) AGR 102
  • Crop Production Technology - I (Kharif crops)AGR 201
  • Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture (1+1)AGR 204


  • Research Article - 17 Numbers
  • Book Chapters (with ISBN) - 10 numbers
  • Books (with ISBN) - 5 Numbers

Awards & Accolades

  • Dr. SP. Palaniappan Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in Agronomy - TNAU, Coimbatore
  • Student Senior Research Fellowship For Ph.D research work sponsored by Monsanto India Pvt., Ltd
  • Best Paper Award – First Prize at National Agroforestry Symposium (NAFS 2020) Organized by Institute of Animal Nutrition, TANUVAS, Chennai in Collaboration with World Agroforestry, ICRAF, South Asia Regional Programme & Central Agroforestry Research Institute, Jhans
  • Best Researcher Award By Indian Academic Researchers Association
  • Best Young Scientist AwardBy PEARL-A Foundation for Educational Excellence