Rajagopalan Krishnamurthy (born 27 March 1928) is one of the authorities on research in . He is a prolific plant breeder who introduced a myriad of cotton varieties for commercial cultivation. He served in the Department of Agriculture of Tamilnadu for one decade and almost 28 years in (ICAR). He has released as many as 6 varieties from G. Hirsutum, two from G. Barbadense and three hybrids during his tenure in ICAR Service. All of them are prominent and accepted by the farmers as well as the textile mills at and elsewhere. He completed B. Sc.(Agri.) and M. Sc. (Agri.) in plant breeding and genetics from , . He is also the Research Director - Cotton of Rasi Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
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