Research

Agricultural Sciences

Research Agricultural

Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Biodiversity studies of aromatic rice of North East India (Scented Rice) (Group-1) Dr. M. K. Modi, Professor, Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Assam, Dr. T Ahmed, Professor and Head, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Assam Agricultural University (AAU), Assam 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of Inida NA
Attempt to domesticate and breed some native ornamental fishes in captivity from North-East India with emphasis on their sex reversal, immunostimulation and disease management using herbal extracts. Dr. Debangshu Narayan Das, Professor, Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU), Arunachal Pradesh, Dr. Suman Bhusan Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, University of Calcutta (UC), Kolkata, Dr. Probir Kumar Bandyopadhyay, Professor, University of Kalyani (UK), Kota 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of Inida NA
Biofilm and quorum sensing inhibitory phytochemicals for the control of food -borne pathogens in fruits and vegetables Prof. Ravishankar Rai V, Professor & Chairman, Board of Studies in Microbiology, University of Mysore, Karnataka 2017 Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Govt. of India Inhibitory phytochemicals for the control of food -borne pathogens
Improvement in silicon uptake, fruit ripening, and yield by targeting multiple genes (SINIP2-1, SIAP2a, SP5G, and PL) with CRISPR/CAS9 approach in tomato Dr. Rupesh Deshmukh, Ramalimgaswamy Fellow, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 2018 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification of trans-factors interacting partners of promoters of a miRNA-transcription factor module from Brassica juncea Dr. Sandip Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification of the major players behind the root nodule symbiosis in legumes and understanding their roles in nitrogen fixation Dr. Senjuti Sinharoy, Staff Scientist III & Ramalingaswami Fellow, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification and Characterization of MicroRNAs Regulating Embryonic Shoot and Root Meristems Dr. Ananda K Sarkar, Staff Scientist IV, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Identification and breeding of Tospovirus resistance in chillies (Capsicum annuum L.) using molecular markers Dr. Krishna Reddy M, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Functional Characterization and Implications of Plant Inositol Pyrophosphate Kinase Dr Ajay Kumar Pandey, Scientist-E, National Agri - Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Punjab 2017 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Functional analysis of a Mediator subunit gene, Med17, in rice and Arabidopsis Dr. Jitendra K Thakur, Staff Scientist V, Plant Mediator Lab, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), New Delhi 2016 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA

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