Dr. R. Yasodha

Group Co-ordinator Research & Scientist G,

Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding,

Forest Campus, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore, INDIA - 641 002

Telephone: +91 422 2484114. Fax: +91 422 230549.

Email: groupco_ifgtb@icfre.org; gcr_ifgtb@icfre.org.



Research Interests

       Tissue culture and clonal production

       Application of DNA markers in tree improvement

       Genomics based solutions for conservation and tree breeding




 Obtained a Patent (a team of four researchers) on "A process for in vitro plantlet production of the bamboo, Oxytenanthera stocksii" The patent was granted on 31.08.2006 for a term of 20 years. The financial support was granted by the National Research Development Council (NRDC), New Delhi.




A consultancy was provided on DNA profiling of Acacia hybrids and Eucalyptus species was provided to Mysore paper mills Ltd., Bhadravathi, Karnataka during 2009 to 2010.


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