Dr. Ramalingam Radhakrishnan was born in India. He received several research awards and fellowships during doctoral and post-doctoral programs and made a significant contribution to the application of magnetic fields to the improvement of crop plants. His research was honored by the Chinese Academy of Science, which provided him financial support to present his findings at an international conference held in China. Professionally, he was employed as a post-doctoral researcher, research professor, and assistant professor at South Korean universities and research institutes. His major research finding is the utilization of microbes or elicitors to improve crops under environmental stress conditions and biological weed control. He has published several research and review papers as the main author in reputed journals, books, and conferences.