• Dr (Mrs)Rajalaxmi Behera

    Dr (Mrs)Rajalaxmi Behera
    ICAR-NDRI, ERS, Kalyani

    • Current Research Area


    Ph.D. Animal Genetics and Breeding

    Major Research Accomplishments


    • 1. OUAT UG Merit Scholarship during B.V.Sc and A.H degree course
    • ICAR’s Junior Research Fellowship for pursuing P.G Degree programme in Animal Genetics and Breeding.
    • ICAR Senior Research Fellowship (SRF, PGS) with fellowship
    • DST INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D
    • MAFSU University GOLD MEDAL for securing highest CGPA in University
    • Director’s Bronze medal during Ph.D.


    Patents, Technology, Methodology, Genetic Stock, Variety, etc.:


    • Rajalaxmi Behera, M.D. Kothekar, D.S. Kale, K. Krishnamurthi, A.R. Sirothia, D.R. Kalorey and M.S. Patil (2016) Study of mutations in aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) gene in cattle from fly ash zone in Maharashtra, India, Indian Journal of Animal Research 50(1):19-22.
    • Soumya Dash, A. K. Chakravarty, V. Sah, V. Jamuna, R. Behera, N. Kashyap, B. Deshmukh (2015) Influence of Temperature and Humidity on Pregnancy Rate of Murrah Buffaloes under Subtropical Climate. Asian-Australas J Anim Sci. 28(7): 943–950.
    • Soumya Dash, A K Chakravarty, Avtar Singh, Rajalaxmi Behera, Arpan Upadhyay and Pushp Raj Shivahre (2014) Determination of critical heat stress zone for fertility traits using temperature humidity index in Murrah buffaloes. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 84 (11): 1181–1184, November 2014/Article.
    • Rajalaxmi Behera, A. K. Chakravarty, A. Sahu, N. Kashyap, S. Rai and A. Mandal (2017) Identification of best temperature humidity index model for assessing impact of heat stress on milk constituent traits in Murrah buffaloes under subtropical climatic conditions of Northern India. Accepted for publication. Indian Journal of Animal Research. NAAS