YASOTHAI, R.

Designation and address
Assistant Professor and Head,
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
Erode – 638 004.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc., Ph.D. (Animal Nutrition)

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Nutrition
Specializing field : Poultry Nutrition
Current Projects
  • Co-Principal Investigator for IAEA sponsored scheme on "Optimizing soil, water and nutrient use efficiency in integrated cropping - Livestock Production system" functioning under the Directorate of Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai.
  • Co-coordinator for the NPBB project on "Establishment of in situ conservation centre for Bargur cattle" functioning under the Directorate of Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai.
Completed Projects
  • Co-Principal Investigator for Indo-UK project on "Monitoring and intervention strategies for blue tongue virus epidemics in rural India" functioned under the Vaccine Research Centre - Viral Vaccine, Directorate of Centre for Animal Health Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai (07.10.2014 to 30.09.2014).
  • Co-ordinator for State Planning Commission - Tamilnadu State Land use Proposal on "Soil- Fodder - Livestock Interface to Augment Productivity" (Phase II) functioned under the Directorate of Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai (2015).
Recent Research Publications
  1. R.Kavitha, S.JaiSree, B.Mohan, R.Yasothai and R.Ravi, 2013. Feeding value of sterilized meat and bone meal in egger-type layer rations. Indian Journal of Social Research, 54(1): 31-35.
  2. P.Shamsudeen, R.Yasothai and T.R.Goalakrishnamurthy, 2013. An epidemiological study on Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak in cattle of Erode District of Tamilnadu. Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 9(3): 221-226.
  3. R.Yasothai and P.Shamsudeen, 2013. A study on outbreak of Bluetongue disease in livestock of Erode District of Tamilnadu. The Indian Journal of Field Veterinarian, 9(2): 54-55.
  4. R.Yasothai and P.Shamsudeen, 2014. A report on outbreak of Anthrax in Elephant. The Indian Journal of Field Veterinarian, 9(4): 81.
  5. R.Yasothai, M.R.Purushothaman, K.Mani and Karu Pasupathi, 2014. Fatty acid profile of fenugreek seed and Galactomannan depleted Fenugreek residue. The Indian Veterinary Journal, 92(4): 102-103.
Honours & Awards

National :

  • First prize and Best paper award in the Animal Nutrition session oral presentation in the "First National Tamil Conference" organized by TANUVAS and Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi.
  • Best participant award in the short course on "Current concepts and recent developments in animal feed resources and fodder seed conservation technologies" sponsored by ICAR and organized by Department of Animal Nutrition, VCRI, Namakkal.