Dr. N. Krishnaprabu

Dr. N. Krishnaprabu

Assistant Professor
Area: Agronomy 
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: krishnan1@srmist.edu.in


Ph.D. Agronomy  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2016
M.Sc. Agronomy  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2013
B.Sc. Agriculture  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2010

Other Details:


  • AGR 101 Fundamentals of Agronomy and Agricultural Heritage (1+1)
  • AGR 201 Weed Management (1+1)
  • AGR 201 Crop Production Technology -I (Kharif crops) (1+1)
  • AGR 202 Irrigation Management (1+1)
  • AGR 203 Agronomy of Field Crops I (1+1)
  • AGR 204 Study Tour (0+1)
  • AGR 302 Agronomy of Field Crops II (1+1)
  • AGR 304 Principles and Practices of Cropping and Farming system (1+1)
  • APW 401 Project Work (0+4)
  • AGE19102 – Principles of Agronomy (2+1)

Research Interests

  • Cropping and farming systems
  • Nutrient management

Selected Publications

  • Krishnaprabu N., T Myrtle Grace, K Balakrishnan, R Vijayalakshmi. 2017. Influence of Integrated and Organic Nutrient Management on Yield and Biochemical Properties in Traditional Red Rice Landraces (Oryza sativa L.). Int. J. of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 2413-2417. (NAAS 5.21)
  • Krishnaprabu N and T Myrtle Grace. 2017. Effect of nutrient management on growth and yield of traditional red rice land races (Oryza sativa L.), Int. J. Chem. Stud., 2017; 5(6): 180-186. (NAAS 5.31)
  • Krishnaprabu N., C. Swaminathan K. Balakrishnan, V. Swaminathan and K. Baskar. 2016. Effect of different nutrient and stress management on accumulation of proline in pigeonpea based multi-tier cropping System under rainfed condition. Advances in life sciences. (5)6, 2136- 2144. (NAAS 3.15).
  • Krishnaprabu N., C. Swaminathan K. Balakrishnan, V. Swaminathan and K. Baskar. 2016. Stress influenced biochemical alteration of proline in pigeonpea-small millets – peanut based rainfed cropping system. Int. J. of Res. in Applied, Natural and Social Sci., (6)4, 99-108. (NAAS 3.00).

Conference/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • Participated in National symposium on “Organic Agriculture for the sustainable food security: challenges and opportunities” held on 26 & 27th February 2015.
  • Participated National brain storming session on “Pre and Post-harvest management and processing of fruits and vegetables for food and nutritional security” held on 20 & 21st November 2014.
  • Participated in National seminar on Algae for Sustainable Agriculture Production held on 29th & 30th September 2014.
  • Participated in the National seminar on Extension Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture- Challenges and Opportunities on December 12 &13th 2014.
  • Participated in National Seminar on Production, Utilization and Marketing of Tree Borne Oilseeds held during October 4 & 5th 2012.
  • Participated “Entrepreneurship awareness camp” organized by EDA, Ahmedabad and Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, Kalavai, Vellore, 2009.


  • Five days National workshop on "Dynamical Downscaling of Climate Change Scenarios for Impact Assessment in Agriculture and Allied sectors" between 26 to 30th December 2017 at the Department of Agronomy, AC&RI, Madurai.
  • Summer School on Waste to Wealth: Bio-compost Production and Utilization Innovations in Organic Agriculture (ICAR Sponsored)-Capacity Building Programme (CBP) - 10th – 30th August, 2017 (21 days).
  • Agri-clinic & Agri-business Training Programme” Sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, Through MANAGE, NABARD -at VAPS, Madurai, from 5th January to 4th March 2016 (3 months).

Academic/ Research Experiences

  • Quality Control Assistant, Central Warehousing Corporation, Pest Control of India, Bangalore, Karnataka (09 months).
  • Assistant Professor at RVS Agricultural College, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu  (2 years 11 Months)
  • Assistant Professor at Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu  (01 year 01 Months).


  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture (ISDA) (Life member)
  • Indian Society of Weed Science (ISWS) (Life member)
  • Indian Society of Agricultural Science (Biennial member)