Raju  Bheemanahalli Rangappa

Raju Bheemanahalli Rangappa

Assistant Research Professor

Agronomy - Plant Stress Physiology

Mailing Address:
Box 9555
MS State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
424 Dorman Hall
MS State, MS 39762


  • Bheemanahalli, R., B. Gajaayake, S. Lokhande, K. Singh, R. Seepaul, P. Collins, K. R. Reddy. 2021. Physiological and pollen-based screening of shrub roses for hot and drought environments. Scientia Horticulturae 282:110062.  Download
  • Bheemanahalli, R., C. Wang, E. Bashir, A. Chiluwal, M. Pokharel, R. Perumal, N. Moghimi, T. Ostmeyer, D. Caragea, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2021. Classical phenotyping and deep learning concur on genetics of stomatal density and area in sorghum. Plant Physiology 186(3):1562-1579. Download
  • Bheemanahalli, R., M. Knight, C. Quinones, C. J. Doherty, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2021. Genome-wide association study and gene network analyses reveal potential candidate genes for high night temperature tolerance in rice. Scientific Reports 11:6747. Download
  • Kakar, N., R. Bheemanahalli, S. Jumaa, E. Redoña, M. Warburton, K.R. Reddy. 2021. Assessment of agro-morphological, physiological and yield traits diversity among tropical rice. PeerJ 9:e11752.  Download
  • Munyon, J. W., R. Bheemanahalli, C. H. Walne, K. R. Reddy. 2021. Developing functional relationships between temperature and cover crop species vegetative growth and development. Agronomy Journal 113(2):1333-1348.  Download
  • Reddy, K. R., A. Seghal, S. Jumaa, R. Bheemanahalli, N. Kakar, E. D. Redona, C. Wijewardana, F. A. Alsajri, D. Chastain, W. Gao, S. Taduri, A. A. Lone. 2021. Morpho-physiological characterization of diverse rice genotypes for seedling stage high- and low-temperature tolerance. Agronomy 11:112. Download
  • Somayanda, I. M., R. Bheemanahalli, N. T. Hein, J. Sandhu, P. W. Prasad, H. Walia, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2021. High night temperature effects on wheat and rice - current status and way forward. Plant Cell and Environment 44(7):2049-2065.  Download
  • Bheemanahalli, R., S. M. Impa, I. Krassovskaya, A. R. Vennapusa, K. S. Gill, T. Obata, S. K. Jagadish. 2020. Enhanced N-metabolites, ABA and IAA-conjugate in anthers instigate heat sensitivity in spring wheat. Physiologia Plantarum 169(4):501-514.  Download
  • Chiluwal, A., R. Bheemanahalli, V. Kanaganahalli, D. Boyle, R. Perumal, M. Pokharel, H. Oumarou, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2020. Deterioration of ovary plays a key role in heat stress-induced spikelet sterility in sorghum. Plant Cell and Environment 43(2):448-462. Download
  • Hein, N. T., R. Bheemanahalli, D. Wagner, A. R. Vennapusa, C. Bustamante, T. Ostmeyer, M. Pokharel, A. Chiluwal, J. Fu, D. S. Srikanthan, M. L. Neilsen, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2020. Improved cyber-physical system captured post-flowering high night temperature impact on yield and quality of field grown wheat. Scientific Reports 10:22213. Download
  • Impa, S. M., A. R. Vennapusa, R. Bheemanahalli, D. Sabela, D. Boyle, H. Walia, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2020. High night temperature induced changes in grain starch metabolism alters starch, protein, and lipid accumulation in winter wheat. Plant Cell and Environment 43(2):431-447. Download
  • Ostmeyer, T., R. Bheemanahalli, D. Srikanthan, S. Bean, K. H. s. Peiris, P. Madasamy, R. Perumal, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2020. Quantifying the agronomic performance of new grain sorghum hybrids for enhanced early-stage chilling tolerance. Field Crops Research 258:107955. Download
  • Reddy, K. R., R. Bheemanahalli, S. Saha, K. Singh, S. B. Lokhande, B. Gajanayake, J. J. Read, J. N. Jenkins, D. A. Raska, L. M. De Santiago, A. M. Hulse-kemp, R. N. Vaughn, D. M. Stelly. 2020. High-temperature and drought-resilience traits among interspecific chromosome substitution lines for genetic improvement of upland cotton. Plants 9:1747. Download
  • Wang, C., X. Li, D. Caragea, R. Bheemanahalli, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2020. Root anatomy based on root cross-section image analysis with deep learning. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 175:1055492.  Download
  • Bheemanahalli, R., S. Hechanova, K. K. Jena, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2019. Root anatomical plasticity in wild-rice and dryland sorghum under water-deficit stress during panicle initiation and flowering. Plant Physiology Reports 24(2):155-167.  Download
  • Bheemanahalli, R., V. S. J. Sunoj, G. Saripalli, P. V. V. Prasad, H. S. Balyan, P. K. Gupta, N. Grant, K. S. Gill, S. V. K. Jagadish. 2019. Quantifying the impact of heat stress on pollen germination, seed-set, and grain-filling in spring wheat. Crop Science 59(2):684-696. Download
  • Dharmappa, P. M., P. Doddaraju, M. V. Malagondanahalli, R. Bheemanahalli, N. M. Mallikarjuna, S. H. Rajendrareddy, R. Ramanjinappa, R. P. Mavinahalli, T. G. Prasad, M. M. Udayakumar, S. M. Sheshshayee. 2019. Introgression of root and water use efficiency traits enhances water productivity: An evidence for physiological breeding in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Rice 12:14. Download
  • Hein, N. T., D. Wagner, R. Bheemanahalli, D. Sebela, C. Bustamante, A. Chiluwal, M. L. Neilsen, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2019. Integrating field-based heat tents and cyber-physical system technology to phenotype high night-time temperature impact on winter wheat. Plant Methods 15:41. Download
  • Impa, S. M., V. S. J. Sunoj, I. Krassovskaya, R. Bheemanahalli, T. Obata, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2019. Carbon balance and source-sink metabolic changes in winter wheat exposed to high night-time temperature. Plant Cell and Environment 42(4):1233-1246. Download
  • Moghimi, N., J. S. Desai, R. Bheemanahalli, S. M. Impa, A. R. Vennapusa, D. Sebela, R. Perumal, C. J. Doherty, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2019. New candidate loci and marker genes on chromosome 7 for improved chilling tolerance in sorghum. Journal of Experimental Botany 70(12):3357-3371. Download
  • Sebela, D., R. Bheemanahalli, A. Tamilselvan, N. N. Kadam, S. V. Krishna Jagadish. 2019. Genetic dissection of photochemical efficiency under water-deficit stress in rice. Plant Physiology Reports 24:328-339. Download