Sunday, May 27, 2007


Arumugakannu Narayanan, b. 31 December 1938, Nagercoil, India.
m. Kamala Devi, 2 sons, 1 daughter. Education: B.Sc (Chemistry), 1958;
B.Sc(Agriculture), 1961; M. Sc (Agricultural Botany) 1963;
Ph. D (Agricultural Botany – Plant Physiology) 1966.
Post doctorate at SORBONNE, University of Paris, France
Appointments: Attache de Recherche, CNRS, Paris;
Plant Physiologist, USAID, New Delhi; Pool Officer, TNAU, Coimbatore;
Plant Physiologist, ICRISAT, Hyderabad; Professor, Crop Physiology,
Acharya N G R Agricultural University, Hyderabad;
Principal, Agricultural College Bapatla;
Professor and University Head (Plant Physiology); Retired;
Emeritus Scientist (ICAR), Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore;
Secretary, Organic Agriculture - Scientific society for Integrated Services (OASIS).
Project Director, TIFAC–DST VISION 2020 Agriculture Project at Kancheepuram.
Publications:169 research articles in professional journals.
Honours: Fellow, Indian Society of Plant Physiology;
Andhra Pradesh State Best Teacher Award;
Academy of Agricultural Science Award from ISPP, New Delhi;
Memberships: Patron, Plant Physiology Club (APAU);
Member, Indian Society for Plant Physiology;
Member, Society of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.
Address: D. No. 19, Phase 5, Maharani Avenue, Vadavalli, Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu 641 041, India. E - mail:

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