Dr Parthasarathi studied M.Sc. in agriculture at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University and graduated in 2010. Then he joined PhD in the same university and received a PhD in April 2014. Dr T. Parthasarathi did his post-doctorate at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, from 2016-2018. His research in Israel was on grafting tomato plants to commercial rootstocks with saline water irrigation. Based on his post-doctoral research experience, he has developed a root camera to study the root system of rootstock plants for controlled greenhouses. His essential research contributions include grafting physiology, root phenomics and genomics of horticultural plants. He has published more than 30 research articles. He is currently guiding four PhD scholars and fifteen undergraduate research students.