Vidyasagar (Sagar)  Sathuvalli
Vidyasagar (Sagar) Sathuvalli
Assistant Professor, Potato Breeding
Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Crop and Soil Science
2121 S. 1st St.
Hermiston, OR 97838
United States
541-567-6337

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.

Biography

Doctor of Philosophy (Dec. 2010). Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, OR
Major: Horticulture (Plant Breeding and Genetics) Minor: Molecular and Cellular Biology
Dissertation: Eastern filbert blight in hazelnut (Corylus avellana): Identification of new resistance sources and high resolution genetic and physical mapping of a resistance gene

Master of Science (Apr. 2007). Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, OR
Major: Horticulture (Plant Breeding and Genetics) Minor: Botany and Plant Pathology
Thesis: DNA Markers linked to novel sources of resistance to eastern filbert blight in European hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.).

Bachelor of Science (Jul. 2002). Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), INDIA
Project: Shoot tip culture in Banana for virus free plantlets
 

I accept graduate students for Horticulture
I accept graduate students for Crop and Soil Science

Publications

Sathuvalli, V.R. and S.A. Mehlenbacher. 2012. De novo sequencing of hazelnut bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) and targeted marker development using multiplex Illumina sequencing. (Tree Genetics and Genomes) (Submitted)

Sathuvalli, V.R., S.A. Mehlenbacher and D.C. Smith. 2012. DNA markers linked to eastern filbert blight resistance in OSU 408.040 hazelnut. HortScience 47:1-5 (In press, May edition)

Sathuvalli, V.R. and S.A. Mehlenbacher. 2011. Characterization of American hazelnut (Corylus americana) accessions and Corylus americana x Corylus avellana hybrids using microsatellite marker. Genet. Res. Crop Evol. doi: 10.1007/s10722-011-9743-0

Sathuvalli, V.R. and S.A. Mehlenbacher. 2011. A bacterial artificial chromosome library for „Jefferson‟ hazelnut: a resource for map-based cloning of eastern filbert blight resistance and pollen-stigma incompatibility genes. Genome 54:862-867. doi: 10.1139/G11-048

Sathuvalli, V.R., S.A. Mehlenbacher and D.C. Smith. 2011. DNA markers linked to eastern filbert blight resistance from a hazelnut selection from the Republic of Georgia. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 136:350-357.

Sathuvalli, V.R, H. Chen, S.A. Mehlenbacher and D.C. Smith. 2011. DNA markers linked to eastern filbert blight resistance in "Ratoli" hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) Tree Genetics and Genomes 7:337-345. doi: 10.1007/s11295-010-0335-5