Research

Agricultural Sciences

Research Agricultural

Title Principal Investigator Start Year Funding Agency Focus Area
Comparative genome and transcriptome analysis of Magnaporthe (Blast Fungus) isolates from rice and non- rice hosts Dr. Johannes B Manjrekar Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, M. S. University of Baroda 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Cloning of nematicidal protein encoding cry genes from IndiaComputational Core for Plant Metabolomicsn isolate of Bt and their expression in tomato Dr. Balasubramani Venkatasamy Professor, Department of Plant Biotechnology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Characterization and molecularmapping of aphid(Rhopalosiphum maidis Fitch.)resistance in barley. Dr. Beant Singh Professor (Assistant), Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Centre of Excellence on Germplasm Enhancement for Crop Architecture and Defensive Traits in Brassica juncea L. Czern and Coss. Dr. Surinder Singh Banga Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Understanding heat and drought tolerance mechanism in lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) and its improvement by over-expression of antioxidant genes Dr. Awadhesh Kumar Pal Assistant Professor-cum-Jr. Scientist, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Nadia, West Bengal 2014 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Pyramiding multiple resistance genes (Ty, Ph and Mi) in high yielding varieties of tomato through MAS Dr. Major Singh Dhaliwal Additional Director, Research (Horticulture & Food Science) Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Marker Assisted Introgression of QTLs Controlling Heat Tolerance related traits into elite rice genotypes of Tamil Nadu for adaptation to climate change Dr. Dhashnamurthi Vijayalakshmi Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
 Marker assisted breeding for development of gynoecious Indian cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) lines Dr. Tusar Kanti Behera Principal Scientist, Plant Pathology, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 2013 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Development of high yielding gall midge resistant rice varieties through marker assisted pyramiding of multiple gall midge resistance genes Dr. Yamini Kalinati Narasimhan Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hydearabad 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA
Development of GA-sensitive semi-dwarf high yielding climate resilient wheat utilizing Marker assisted background selection Dr. Johar Singh Saini Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 2015 Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India NA

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