Designation and address
Assistant Professor,
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Veterinary College and Research Institute Campus,
Namakkal - 637 002.

M.Sc. Agriculture, Ph.D.

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Agronomy
Specializing field : Forage Agronomy, Fodder seed production & Micro irrigation
Current Projects
  • National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) project – CoPI
  • Purchase and supply of Fodder seeds under Public Private Partnership (PPP) Model – CoPI
  • Establishment of Community Radio Station at KVK, Namakkal – CoPI
  • Cluster Front Line Demonstration on Oilseeds and Pulses under NFSM –Scheme Coordinator
Completed Projects
  • Establishment of pre processing and processing small units for Sorghum in Namakkal district under INSIMP scheme – CoPI
  • National initiative on fodder technology demonstration (NIFTD) - CoPI
Recent Research Publications
  1. S. Alagudurai and P.Muthukrishnan .2014. Effect of crop geometry, irrigation regimes and nitrogen fertigation on fodder quality of Bajra Napier hybrid grass. Trends in Biosciences, Vol.7,No.19 pp.3092-3096
  2. S. Alagudurai and P.Muthukrishnan.2014. Growth and fodder yield of Bajra Napier hybrid grass as influenced by crop geometry, irrigation regimes and nitrogen fertigation. Trends in Biosciences, Vol.7,No.19 pp.3097-3102.
  3. S. Alagudurai, B. Mohan, K. Senthilkumar, C.Sharmila Bharathi and S. Aanand. Evaluation of Multi fodder crops cultivation model, 2013. Proceedings on Valarthamizhilariviyal Peravai,.21 st National Tamil science conference held at Coimbatore.
Honours & Awards
S. No. Name of the award Conferred by Details Year
1. Best thesis award TNAU,Coimbatore-3 Best M.Sc., thesis award in cotton Agronomy 1999
2 Appreciation letter Zonal Project Director ((Zone-VIII), ICAR, Bangalore-24 For taking good efforts for compiling the results of FLD and OFT 2008
3. Appreciation Certificate District Collector, Namakkal-3 Best Agricultural Extension worker in KVK for Namakkal district   2010
4. Appreciation letter Director of Research,
TANUVAS, Chennai
For technology on Vermicomposting  using poultry droppings released during Fourth Technology Release Committee meeting, at TANUVAS, Chennai. 2011
5. Appreciation  letter Secretary and Director General, Department of Agricultural Research & Education & ICAR, Ministry of Agriculture, New Delhi-114. For well organising the NICRA launch programme at Vadavathur and Farmers-Scientists interaction meet at KVK, Namakkal on 30.07.2011 2011