Vidyasagar (Sagar) Sathuvalli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - Potato Breeding & Genetics

Email Sagar or 541-567-6337 x109

Department of Crop and Soil Science

Research: My research focuses on Potato Breeding and Germplasm Improvement using traditional, molecular and genomic tools. My program will aim at developing new potato cultivars with increased biotic and abiotic stress tolerance, nutrient efficiency and processing quality.

Area of Expertise: Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics

Degrees:

Ph.D. - 2011 - Horticulture (Plant Breeding & Genetics), Oregon State University

M.S. - 2007 - Horticulture (Plant Breeding & Genetics), Oregon State University

B.S. – 2002 – Horticulture, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India


Honors, Awards, and Certifications:

  • 2007-2010 Arco-Swallow Graduate Research Fellowship, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University
  • 2005-2007 George L. Crookham Memorial Scholarship, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University
  • 2005-2007 Charlotte and Willis Duruz Scholarship, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University
  • Honor Society of Phi kappa phi
  • 2002 T. Gopalan Nair Memorial Medal for the highest marks in fruit crops, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 Dr. S. Sambandamurthi Award for the best student of the university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 WPAR Rajaram Medal for the best student of the university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 Chancellor K.K. Shah Prize for the best student of the university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 South Indian Horticultural Association Prize for the best student of the university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 Maxworth Dr. G. Rangaswami Award for the best student of the university, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 WPAR Nagarajan Pattiveeranpatti Prize for the highest marks in plantation crops subjects, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 Premier Irrigation Award for the highest marks in vegetable crops subjects, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA
  • 2002 Jai Deep Kumar Janarthanan Memorial Prize for horticultural entomology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, INDIA

Publications

Hometown: Tirupati, India