Dr. Partheeban Chitravel

Dr. Partheeban Chitravel

Assistant Professor
Area: Crop Physiology
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: partheeban.c@srmuniv.ac.in


Ph.D. Plant Physiology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2017
M.Sc. Crop Physiology Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2014
B.Sc. Horticulture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2010

Other Details:


  • Applied Crop Physiology
  • Introductory Crop Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Crop Physiology
  • National Social Service

Research Interests

  • Abiotic stress physiology,
  • Root System Architecture,
  • Root Physiology,
  • Hormonal Physiology,
  • Mineral Nutrition

Selected Publications

  • C. Partheeban, H. Vijayaraghavan, S. Sowmyapriya, S. Srividhya and D.Vijayalakshmi. 2017. Temperature induction response and accumulation of starch granules as indices to identify the thermotolerance of pulses at early growth stages. Legume Research, 40(4): 655-659.
  • C.Partheeban, C.N. Chandrasekhar, P.Jeyakumar, R.Ravikesavan and R. Gnanam. 2017. Effect of PEG Induced Drought Stress on Seed Germination and Seedling Characters of Maize (Zea mays L.) Genotypes. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci. 6(5): 1095-1104.
  • C.Partheeban, C.N. Chandrasekhar, P.Jeyakumar, R.Ravikesavan and R. Gnanam. 2017. Early Stage Evaluation of Root Traits Associated with Drought Tolerance in Maize (Zea Mays L.) Genotypes. Chem. Sci. Rev. Lett. 6(22): 1301-1307

Conference/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • 25-26th October, 2018, National Seminar on Abiotic stress management challenges and opportunities, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
  • 5- 6th February, 2017, Nanotechnology for Evergreen revolution, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
  • 13-15th December, 2016, International Conference on Contaminated site remediation, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
  • 8-10th December, 2016, National Conference of Plant Physiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru
  • 8 -9th May, 2016, 2nd International Young Scientist Congress, International Science Community Association, Pondicherry
  • 9 -11th  March, 2016, Soil Health, Soil Quality Assessment and Management for Sustainable Agriculture, PJT SA University, Hyderabad.

Academic/ Research Experiences

  • Assistant Professor (Crop Physiology) - 1.2 years
  • Hostel Warden – 2 months
  • NSS Program Officer -  1.1 years
  • Project Guide for Final year B.Sc., (Ag.) students  – 3 months
  • Ward Counsellor – 1.2 years
  • RAWE Students Facilitator – 9 months

Achievements and Awards

  • 2017 - Nammalvar Organic Agricultural student award, Tamilan Television Ltd., Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • 2017 - Prof. M. S. Swaminathan Best Young Investigator Award, Bose Science Society, Thiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
  • 2016 - PEARL Foundation Excellent Research Award, Pearl- A foundation for Educational Excellence, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
  • 2016 - Best Research Scholar Award, Indian Academic Researchers Association in association with Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • 2015 - Best oral presentation award, 3rd Agricultural Graduate student conference, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
  • 2014 - Jagarnath memorial All India Best Research Award for Master thesis, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh, India,