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Agronomist , researcher

Raja Rajeswara Rao Bhaskaruni, Indian Agronomist, researcher. Achievements include developement of agro (cultivation) and processing technologies for rare and economically important medicinal (anticancer, pesticidal) and aromatic plants widely used in pharmaceutical, pesticidal, perfumery and flavouring industries. Member Indian Society Agronomy (life), Indian Society Soil Science (life), Essential Oil Association India (life).

Background

Bhaskaruni, Raja Rajeswara Rao was born on August 12, 1953 in Guntur, India. Son of Jagannadha Row and Lalitha Devi Bhaskaruni.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India, 1974. Master of Science in Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1981.

Career

Scientist B, Control Institute Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Hyderabad, 1980-1985; scientist C, Control Institute Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Hyderabad, 1985-1988; Scientist EI, Control Institute Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Hyderabad, 1988-1993; scientist EII, Control Institute Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Hyderabad, since 1993. Scientist in charge Control Institute Medicinal Aromatic Plants, Hyderabad,1982-1994. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include establishing the Central Institute Medicinal and Aromatic Plants resource center, Hyderabad, India. Developed agrotechnologies and processing technologies for rare and economically important medicinal (anticancer, hepatoprotective, pesticidal) and aromatic plants extensively used in flavour, fragance and pharmaceutical industries and in aromatherapy. Investigated the chemical profiles of wild and cultivated aromatic crops leading to utilization of new crops.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Indian Journal Agronomy, 1997-1998, Crop Research, 2001-2003. Contributor 6 chapters to books, 160 articles to national and international journals including Experientia, Journal Agronomy Crop Science, Journal Agricultural Sciences, Indian Journal Agricultural Sciences, Indian Journal Agronomy, Journal Indian Society Soil Science, Indian Perfumer, Indian Drugs, Indian Journal Pharmaceutical Science, Perfumers Flavours Association India Journal, Indian Journal Nematology, International Journal Tropical Agriculture, Euphytica, Irrigation Science, Fertilizer Research, Planta Medica, Journal Essential Oil Research, Flavour and Fragrance Journal, Journal Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, Bio-chemical Systematics and Ecology, Industrial Crops and Products, Journal Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Sciences.

Membership

Consultant Swami Ramanantha Tirtha Institute National Integration, since 1999. Member Indian Society Agronomy (life), Indian Society Soil Science (life), Essential Oil Association India (life), Indian Society Spices (life).

Connections

Married Shobha Tadakamalla, December 24, 1982. 1 child, Vaishnavy.

father:
Jagannadha Row

mother:
Lalitha Devi Bhaskaruni

spouse:
Shobha Tadakamalla

child:
Vaishnavy Bhaskaruni