Dr. Suresh Reddy Yerasu, Senior Scientist
Field of Specialisation: Genetics and plant breeding (tomato breeding)
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M.Sc: University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
PhD: ICAR – Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
Post Doc (if any): Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Joining date in ICAR : 
2011-04-27 00:00:00

Publications (Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating above 6.0 with first or corresponding author only):
  1. Suresh Reddy Yerasu, Manjunatha T. Gowda, Ram Krishna, H. C. Prasanna, Jagesh K. Tiwari, N. Rai and T. K. Behera (2023) Development of interspecific hybrids through embryo rescuefor heat‑stable nematode resistance (Mi‑9gene) from Solanumarcanumin tomato. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 154:703–711 

  2. B. R. Meena, S. R. Yerasu, N. Gupta and J. Singh (2021) Resistance assessment and biochemical responses of maize genotypes against  Rhizoctonia solani f. sp. sasakii Exner causing Banded leaf and sheath blight disease. Australasian Plant Pathology, 50 (1): 41-49



  3. Suresh Reddy Yerasu, Loganathan Murugan, Jaydeep Halder, Prasanna H. C, Arpita Singh and B.Singh (2019) Screening Tomato Genotypes for Resistance to Early Blight and American Serpentine. Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology 60(3):427-433 

  4. Yerasu Suresh Reddy, Akshay Talukdar, Harsh Kumar Dikshit, V.P. Singh, Mukesh Rana and Pathania Anju (2017) Response of different yield components as selection criteria for yield and yield components in early generations of lentil (Lens culinaris L.).  Legume Research 40(1): 160-164 

  5. Yerasu Suresh Reddy, Akshay Talukdar, Harsh Kumar Dikshit, V.P. Singh, Mukesh Rana and Daya Chand (2016) Genetic improvement of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik) through introgression of yield enhancing traits and estimation of genetic parameters. Legume Research 39 (1): 7-13

Patent / Technologies / Varieties / Methodologies / System etc. (Five only):
  1. Kashi Adarsh (Tomato)
  2. Kashi Amul (Tomato)
  3. ToLCV resistant tomato lines (VRT12-1-3-2, VRT2-2-3-1, VRT6-1-4 and VRT4-55-20))
  4. H-88-78-1 having multiple disease resistance and heat tolerance
Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Five only):
  1. Junior Research Fellowship during M.Sc (Ag) programme
  2. Senior Research Fellowship during Ph.D programme
  3. Indo-Australian career boosting gold fellowships 2016-17