Associate Professor (PBG)
Department of Rice
Centre for Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore – 641003
Ph (O) – 091-0422-2474967
Mobile No. 09443376334
Email – email@example.com
Ph D in Plant Breeding and Genetics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore,
Hybrid Rice Breeding and Molecular breeding for parental line improvement
NCC 101 for UG students
PBG 505. Breeding for Cereals, Forage crops and Sugarcane for PG students
Current Research Area
New CMS development
Development of rice hybrids using three line and two line system
Marker Assisted Breeding for incorporation of biotic stress resistance in parental lines of rice hybrids
Research Projects being handled
Development of rice hybrids with higher heterosis for better grain quality
Molecular tagging of thermo-sensitive genic male sterile gene for development of new TGMS lines in rice
Introgression of EUI gene in the parental lines of Rice Hybrid
Marker Assisted Breeding for incorporation of blast and Bacterial leaf blight resistant to parental lines of rice hybrids
All India Co ordinated Rice Improvement Programme
Maintenance breeding of the parental lines and Popularization of CORH 3 and CORH 4 rice hybrid in Tamil Nadu
Macro Management Scheme on “Front Line Demonstrations”
Hybrids / varieties developed
Involved in the release of CORH 3, CORH 4 rice hybrids and CO (R) 48, CO (R) 49, CO (R) 50 rice varieties
International : 2
National : 20
Robin S. and S.Manonmani. 2012. Rice (Oryza sativa).In: Breeding of Field Crops, B.N.Bharadwaj (Ed): 2012. p23-74. Published by Agrobios (India),Jodhpur. (ISBN:978-81-7754-456-5)
Sree Rangasamy, S. R. K.Thiyagarajan, S. Robin, R. Rabindran, S. Suresh, S. Manonmani, S. Rajeswari, P. Jeyaprakash, V. Ravichandran, S. Radhamani and R. Pushpam. 2012. Book on “ International Symposium on 100 Years of Rice Science and Looking Beyond- Symposium Papers” Vol 1. Crop Improvement, Rice Mechanization and Rice Policy (ISBN 819080802-8)
Sree Rangasamy, S. R. K.Thiyagarajan, S. Robin, R. Rabindran, S. Suresh, S. Manonmani, S. Rajeswari, P. Jeyaprakash, V. Ravichandran, S. Radhamani and R. Pushpam. 2012. Book on
“International Symposium on 100 Years of Rice Science and Looking Beyond- Symposium Papers” Vol 2. Crop Management and Crop protection. (ISBN 819080802-8 )
Manonmani, S, Umadevi M., Pushpam, Robin S. Rajeswari S. and K.Thiyagarajan.2012. Evaluation of Floral and Morphological Traits in CMS lines of hybrid Rice. Madras Agric. J., 96 (1-3) : 5-7.
Pandian, S.S, S. Robin, K.K. Vinod, S. Rajeswari, S. Manonmani, K S. Subramanian, R. Saraswathi, APM. Kirubhakaran. 2011. Influence of intrinsic soil factors on genotype by environment interactions governing micronutrient content of milled rice grains. Aust. J. Crop Sci. 5 (13): 1737-1744.
Manonmani, S, Senthilvel S., M. Maheswaran and Fazlullah Khan A.K. 2011. Efficiency of isozyme polymorphism and its relation to expression of heterosis in rice. Oryza 48(1):30-36
Malarvizhi,D.,K.Thiyagarajan,C.Vijayalakshmi and S. Manonmani. 2010. Exploration of heterosis for yield and morpho physiological traits in hybrid rice (Oryza sativa L.) : A comparative study under flooded and aerobic conditions. Indian J. Genet., 69 (4): 1-12.
Kavithamani,D, S.Robin, S.Manonmani, D.Malarvizhi, R.Pushpam, K.Mohana Sundaram and T.S.Raveendran.2009. Molecular Tagging of Therma Sensitive Genic Male Sterility gene in fine grain indica rice.p339-342. In Xie, F., Hardy, B. (Eds) 2009. Accelerating Hybrid Rice Development ,Los Bonos,International Rice Research Institute, Philippines 698 p.(ISBN : 978-971-22-0252-0).
Pushpam R., Robin,S., S.Manonmani, K.Mohana Sundaram and T.S.Raveendran.2009. Developing non aromatic CMS lines and identifying restorers for hybrid rice breeding p197- 206. In Xie, F., Hardy,B. (Eds) 2009. Accelerating Hybrid Rice Development ,Los Bonos,International Rice Research Institute, Philippines 698p.(ISBN:978-971-22-0252-0).
Manonmani, S. Thiyagarajan, and K., Malarvizhi D. 2009. COMS14 A and COMS15 ACMS lines from popular rice varieties of Tamil Nadu, India with good grain quality. IRRN :1-9
Manonmani, S, Senthilvel S., Fazlullah khan A.K. and M. Maheswaran 2006.Molecular marker distance and its relation to expression of heterosis in Rice. J.Genet.& Breed. 60: 183-186.
Manonmani, S., K.Thiyagarajan and D.Malarvizhi. 2006. Isolation Free Method-An Easy way for Hybrid Seed Production in Rice. Journal of Rice Research,1:(2): 174-175
Asish K.Binodh, R.Kalaiyarasi, K.Thiyagarajan and S.Manonmani.2006. Physio chemical and cooking quality characterististics of promising varieties and hybrids in rice. Indian J. of Genet., 66(2) :107-113
Asish K.Binodh, R.Kalaiyarasi, K.Thiyagarajan and S.Manonmani.2006. Evaluation of stable performance of cytoplasmic genic male sterile lines in Rice. Oryza 43 (4): 323-325
Malarvizhi, D., Thiyagarajan, K., Manonmani, S. and P. Deepa Sankar 2004. Fertility Restoration behavior of promising CMS lines in Rice (Oryza sativa). Indian journal of Agricultural Research. 37(4):259-263.
Manonmani, S. and A.K. Fazlullah Khan 2004. Effect of Growth regulators on androgenesis and regeneration in rice. Indian J. of Genet., 64(1) :17-20.
Manonmani, S. and A.K. Fazlullah Khan 2003. Analysis of genetic diversity for selection of parents in rice. Oryza 40 (3&4) : 54-56.
Narasimman R., Manonmani S. and S. R. Sree Rangasamy. 2000. Evaluation of Anther culture derived doubled haploid and F2 generation of Indica – japonica crosses in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Oryza 37(4) : 287-291.
Manonmani,S., T.B.Ranganathan. and R. Narashimman. 1999. Interrelationship between earliness and yield components in rice. Madras Agric. J., 86 (1-3) : 124-126
Manonmani, S. R. Narasimman and S.R. Sree Rangasamy, 1998. Inheritance of amylose in kernals in the anther derived plants (A2) and F2 generations of indica-japonica crosses in rice. Oryza 35 (3) : 272-274.
Manonmani,S., and T.B.Ranganathan. 1996. Heterosis in early lines of inidca rice (Oryza sativa L.). Madras Agric. J., 83 (9) : 548 – 551
Narasimman,R., S.R. Sree Rangasamy, S. Manonmani and Sundar Danial Paulas, 1994. Morphogenesis in Rice : Factors influencing anther culturability of indica-japonica rice (Oryza sativa L.) Oryza. 31(2): 93-95.
Manonmani, S., T.B. Ranganathan, S. R. Sree Rangasamy, R. Narasimman and M. Suresh. 1993. Nitrate reductase (NRase) activity as an index for early maturity. IRRN. 18(3): 26.