ARUMUGAM, R.

Designation and address
Professor,
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
No. 63, Kalappatti Pirivu, Saravanampatty Post, Coimbatore-641 035.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Livestock Production and Management)
Ph.D. (Livestock Production and Management)

Contact
T : +91-422-2669965
M: +91-9942319900
E : arumugam[dot]r[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in
Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Goat and Dairy Production and Management
Current Projects
  • Plan Scheme – Establishment of Bargur Cattle Research Station, Bargur, Erode District.
  • Principal Investigator – GOI - NPBB funded project on “Establishment of in-situ Conservation Centre for Bargur Cattle”
Completed Projects
  • Co-Principal Investigator of NADP Project-II on "Genetic Upgradation of Cattle and Buffaloes in Tamilnadu: Adoption of oestrus synchronization technique to improve productive and reproductive potential'.
  • Co-Principal Investigator of the Part II Scheme entitled 'Entrepreneurship Development Programmes on Hygienic Meat Production and Value-addition to the Women SHG and Entrepreneurs for Their Livelihood'.
Recent Research Publications
  1. Arumugam, R., and M.Thiagarajan. Performance of Tellicherry kids under range Vs confined rearing systems. Cheiron, 31 (1&2): 6-9. February & April, 2002.
  2. R.Arumugam, R.Prabakaran and T.Sivakumar. Hatching performance of cross bred Japanese quail breeders under cage and deep litter systems of rearing and relative economics. Indian Journal of Poultry Science, 2013, 48 (1) 23-26.
  3. K.Sivakumar, D.Chandrasekaran, K.Senthilvel, R.Arumugam and S.Krishnakumar. Occurrence of Echidnophaga gallinacea in desi chicken. Indian Veterinary Journal. September 2013, 90 (9):86.
  4. R.Arumugam, R.Prabakaran and T.Sivakumar. Hatching performance of purebred Japanese quail breeders under cage and deep litter systems of rearing. Journal of Global Bio Sciences, Volume 3, No.7, 2014, pp 1105-1110.
  5. R.Arumugam, R.Prabakaran and T.Sivakumar. Sexual maturity in cross bred Japanese quail breeders under cage and deep litter systems of rearing. Journal of Global Bio Sciences, Volume 3, No.7, 2014, pp 1111-1115.
  6. K.Senthilkumar, Aravindh babu, G.Sundarapandian, Parimal Roy, A.Thangavelu, K.Sivakumar, R.Arumugam, N.D.J. Chandran, Murali Muniraju, Mana Mahapatra, Ashley C. Banyard, B. Murali Manohar Satya Parida. Molecular characterization of lineage IV peste des petits ruminants virus using multi gene sequence data. Veterinary Microbiology 174 (2014) pp 39-49.
  7. Arumugam, R., R.Prabakaran and T.Sivakumar. Egg production performance of crossbred Japanese quail breeders under cage and deep litter systems of rearing. International Journal of Farm Sciences (2015) 5(1): 116-121.
Honours & Awards
  • M/s Venky's Gold medal for the best Ph.D. thesis, in thesis connected with poultry as main field of research for the year 2008.